Mahesh heads the AdMob operation in India. AdMob is the world’s largest mobile advertising platform, which provides tools, data, and business models for mobile media advertisers worldwide. Prior to AdMob, Mahesh was the founding member of Google India's Direct Sales Operations. He started the Operations in 2005 & laid the foundation for the growth of Google in India. He was awarded the 'Google Hero' Award at the Asia Pacific Sales Conference in Sydney in March 2008 for his outstanding contributions to the organisation. As a Digital Media Evangelist, he has extensive Sales, Business Development & Marketing experience across a number of internet businesses and specializes in Display, Search, Social & Wireless media. Prior to Google, Mahesh has worked with companies such as Times Now, Mediaturf Worldwide, Baazee, Bidorbuyindia & Rediff.com.
Sumit Goswami Head Marketing - India/ASEAN, Nuance Communication Inc
Sumit Goswami serves as the Marketing Head, India for the Mobile and Consumer Services Division of Nuance Communications. Based in New Delhi, India he heads the marketing function for India and ASEAN region. Being the Product Evangelist of Nuance, he is responsible for mobile operator relationship across the territories and mobile handset OEM relationship in India and ASEAN region. With 13 years of experience in Marketing, International Business Development, Sales, Product Management with Varied Industry Segment, he has the expertise in sales and sales management experience in the highly competitive GSM market in solution/strategic/consultative selling with leading mobile operators across GSM, CDMA and Fixed lines networks. Sumit has held various positions in IT and telecommunications, including XIUS (erstwhile Boston Communication Group), Hyderabad, Hutchinson India, Tanla Solutions, Voltas India. Timken (I) Ltd. and Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. He is pursued Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.
A wonderful explosion of energy, passion and vision, Vijay is the founder and Managing Director of One97. He is an Electronics and Communications Graduate from Delhi College of Engineering. A quintessential entrepreneur, he set up his first successful internet venture while pursuing his degree and subsequently sold it. Having experienced key technology roles in the internet and media world, Vijay dived into telecom & founded One97 in 2000. He has led One97 to be one of the most promising and recognized telecom products and services company with over 600 motivated employees enabling transactions for 97% of the country's subscriber base. Vijay has led the industry with many firsts including path breaking business models and customer communication products which have helped the industry drive down costs and increase revenues.
Vish Bajaj Chief Executive Officer, ValueFirst
As the CEO and co-founder, Vish is responsible for ValueFirst's vision, communication and the execution of its business Plan. Vish is currently focusing on the business scale-up, geographical expansion and diversification into voice and consumer initiatives. Vish is also responsible for investor relations. Vish has spent nearly 20 years in the telecom and IT industry in Germany, India and the United Kingdom. Prior to ValueFirst, Vish was the CEO of PervasiveOne Solutions, a wireless applications company serving customers in Europe from its development centre in India. He has worked at Siemens offices in India, Germany and UK where he was a management consultant involved in business strategy, business process re-engineering and change management. He has served on the board of 0800Freedom, a UK ISP and of Freedom Interactive, a new media company in London.
Vishal Singhal Chief Marketing Officer, CellStrat
Vishal is a leader and serial entrepreneur in areas of mobile, media and hi-tech industries . He has started and run many startups like etruevalue.com, India Venture Group and most recently CellStrat. Vishal has expertise in planning, sales and marketing of mobile products, services, e-commerce and media consulting. Vishal, in his recent endeavor at CellStrat, specializes in strategy, platforms and applications related to mobile media, mobile web and systems integration. CellStrat is a management consulting and mobile solutions firm working in industries as diverse as mobile / telecom service provider, media/advertising, retail and manufacturing, high-tech and financial services. Vishal has published white papers on mobile media and mobile advertising in prominent magazines in India and abroad and is a speaker in leading conferences. Vishal is an organizer and convener for CellStrat Executive Forum, CellStrat’s executive leadership seminars in India. Vishal holds an MBA from University of Western Sydney in Sydney, Australia.