Voice&Data thanks all speakers, attendees, sponsors, and partners for making the 23rd edition Telecom Leadership Forum a tremendous success. We hope the insights gained and connections made will continue to inspire and drive positive change in our respective fields. Looking forward to seeing you again at future events!

Glimpse of Event

Platinum AI Partner

Gold Partner

Connectivity Partner

Telecom Partner

Digital Transformation Partner

Academia Partner

Research Partner

Media Partner

Winners of the 23rd Voice&Data Jury Awards.

Telecom Person of the Year

Shri K. Rajaraman

Chairperson
International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA)

Lifetime Achievement

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani

Pathbreaker of the Year

Enablers of the world's largest 5G network rollout in the shortest time

Dr Neeraj Mittal

Chairman, DCC and Secretary Department of Telecommunications Government of India

Gopal Vittal

MD and CEO
Airtel

Mathew Oommen

President
Reliance Jio

About us

The TLF 2024 will focus on the vision of a seamless, connected world brought about by advancements in telecommunication technologies, mobile platforms, and digital infrastructure. It will also highlight the potential for collaboration, innovation, and transformative changes that can occur when communication service providers, businesses, and individuals harness the power of connectivity.

Key Highlights

Full Day Conference
10+ Sessions
Full Day Keynotes & Panels
200+ Tech Decision Makers
5,000+ Professionals influenced.
23rd TLFJury Awards
20+ Category Awards
Live Networking
Speakers Lounge
Demo Zone
Live Social Feeds
Live Polls and Feedback

Program

Time Session
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM

Welcome & Registrations

09:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Opening Note

  • Prabhu Ram, Head - Industry Intelligence Group, CyberMedia Research
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Welcome Address

  • Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
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Special Address

  • Dr. R K Upadhyay, CEO, C-DOT
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Special Address

  • Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt, Director General, ISpA
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Special Address

  • Digvijay Sharma, Senior Director Sales, Ciena India
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11:15 AM – 11:55 AM

Panel Discussion 5G and Beyond: Unleashing the Potential of Hyperconnectivity

  • Pankaj Mohindroo, Chairman, ICEA
  • Sudakshina Laha, Head of Services – MSIT and ADM, Cloud Software and Services, Ericsson
  • Saurabh Mittal, Head - Standards and Tech Ecosystem, Bharti Airtel
  • Prof NK Goyal, President, CMAI & Chairman Emeritus, TEMA
  • Moderator: Jaideep Ghosh, former Partner, KPMG India
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11:55 AM – 12:35 PM

Panel Discussion Leveraging Communication, Connectivity and AI for Business Growth

  • Arun Karna, Managing Director & CEO, AT&T Global Network Services India
  • Himanshu Gupta, Country Manager - Telecom, Media & Entertainment, HPE India
  • Salil Khanna, National Head - Enterprise & Govt Business, Reliance Jio
  • Saibal Roy, SVP & Business Head-North & East India, Bharti Airtel
  • Sheena Joseph, National Head-Customer, Enterprise Business, Vodafone Idea
  • Moderator: Anil Chopra, VP - Research & Consulting, CyberMedia Research
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12:35 PM – 01:15 PM

Panel Discussion: The IoT and AI Revolution: Maximizing Connectivity while Minimizing Total Cost of Ownership

  • Bhushan Sethi, VP – IoT Product, Solutions & Onboarding, Vodafone Idea
  • Anand Bhandari, Vertical Head – Internet of Things, Reliance Jio
  • Puneet Chopra, Telecom CTO, HPE India
  • Moderator: Minu Sirsalewala, Executive Editor - Special Projects, CyberMedia
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01:15 PM – 02:00 PM

Networking Lunch

02:00 PM –02:40 PM

Panel DiscussionThe Next Wave of Content and Services: Delivering Value in a Connected World

  • Himanshu Mishra, Vice President - Digital, Vodafone Idea
  • Dharmender Khajuria, Head – Network Partnerships, Bharti Airtel
  • Tushar Gupta,Customer Engineer - Infrastructure Modernization Specialist, Google Cloud
  • Hitesh Tailor, Director, Sales Engineering, Ciena India
  • Moderator: Prabhu Ram, Head - Industry Intelligence Group, CyberMedia Research
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02:40 PM – 03:00 PM

Developing a Winning Mobile Marketing Strategy

  • Dhaval Gupta, Director , CyberMedia Group
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03:00 PM – 03:35 PM

Panel DiscussionFrom Vulnerable to Victorious: Building a Secure Connected Future

  • Anshuman Tripathi, Member, National Security Advisory Board, Government of India
  • Dr Pavan Duggal, Chairman, International Commission on Cyber Security Law & Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Golok Kumar Simli, Principal Advisor & Chief Technology Officer, Global Passport Seva Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India
  • Moderator: Sukanta Dey, Founder CEO, Sdela Consulting
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03:35 PM – 03:50 PM

Security in a Hyper-Connected World

  • Anil Chopra, VP - Research & Consulting, CyberMedia Research
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03:50 PM – 04:05 PM

Voice&Data Awards for Excellence

04:05 PM – 04:35 PM

Fireside Chat Sustainable Connectivity: Navigating the Intersection of Technology and Environmental Responsibility

  • Anku Jain, Managing Director, Media Tek
  • Rahul Vats, Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel
  • Moderator: Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, CyberMedia Group
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04:35 – 05:00 PM

Welcome to Jury Members

V&D Telecom Leadership Awards & Group Photo

Telecom Person of the Year

  • Shri K. Rajaraman, Chairman, International Financial Services Centres Authority

Lifetime Achievement

  • Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani

Pathbreaker of the Year

  • Dr Neeraj Mittal, Chairman, DCC and Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Government of India
  • Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO, Airtel
  • Mathew Oommen, President, Reliance Jio
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05:00 PM

Thanks you note

  • Rachna Garga, Sr VP & Group Head, CyberMedia Group

Key Discussion Points

Connected Future: Bridging Possibilities

Digital Bharat

5G & beyond

Revolutionizing Connectivity

Satcom Innovations: Advancements and Applications

OTT Services

Mobile Applications

Cybersecurity

Threats and Countermeasures

Digital Transformation

Leveraging Communication

Connectivity for Business Growth

IoT in Business

Customer Experience

Who Should Attend

  • Policy Makers & Regulators
  • CEO’/ CTO’s / CXO’s / CISO’s of Network Service Providers
  • CISO’s / CIO’s / IT Heads of Enterprise Users
  • CXO’s from VAS / Cloud / Content / Application Service Providers
  • CXO’s of Defence / Citizen Networks
  • Start-ups & Investors
  • Influencers and Consultants

Voice&Data Awards for Excellence

Marketing Solutions

Make In India

Network Services

Corporate Social Responsibility

Multilingual
Internet & IDN

Enterprise
Business Services

Network
Infrastructure

IOT/AI

Innovation in
Mobile banking

Security

Business
process
Innovation

5G
Innovations

5G Handset

Content
Services

Network
Innovations

Cloud
Services

Speakers

Anku Jain

Managing Director, Media Tek

Dr. R K Upadhyay

CEO, C-DOT

Jaideep Ghosh

former Partner, KPMG India

Anshuman Tripathi

Member, National Security Advisory Board, Government of India

Lt Gen Anil Kumar Bhatt (retd)

Director General, Indian Space Association

Himanshu Gupta

Country Manager - Telecom, Media & Entertainment, HPE India

Dharmender Khajuria

Head – Network Partnerships, Bharti Airtel

Dr Pavan Duggal

Chairman, International Commission on Cyber Security Law & Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Sheena Joseph

National Head-Customer, Enterprise Business, Vodafone Idea

Digvijay Sharma

Senior Director Sales,Ciena India

Anand Bhandari

IoT Business Head,Jio Platforms Ltd

Sudakshina Laha

Head of Services – MSIT and ADM, Cloud Software and Services, Ericsson

Bhushan Sethi

Vice President Products and Solutions, IoT, Vodafone Idea

Golok Kumar Simli

Principal Advisor & Chief Technology Officer, Global Passport Seva Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India

Rahul Vats

Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel

Saibal Roy

SVP & Business Head-North & East India, Bharti Airtel

Sukanta Dey

Founder CEO, Sdela Consulting

Salil Khanna

National Head - Enterprise & Govt Business, Reliance Jio

Pankaj Mohindroo

Chairman, ICEA

Prof NK Goyal

President, CMAI & Chairman Emeritus, TEMA

Saurabh Mittal

Head - Standards and Tech Ecosystem, Bharti Airtel

Hitesh Tailor

Director, Sales Engineering, Ciena India

Puneet Chopra

Telecom CTO, HPE India

Himanshu Mishra

Vice President - Digital,Vodafone Idea Limited

Tushar Gupta

Customer Engineer - Infrastructure Modernization Specialist, Google Cloud

Shaveta Wadhera

Managing Director, Accenture Consulting

Bhushan Sethi

Vice President Products and Solutions, IoT, Vodafone Idea

Arun Karna

Managing Director & CEO, AT&T Global Network Services India

Tilak Raj Dua

Director General, DIPA and Chairman ITU-APT

Pradeep Gupta

Chairman, CyberMedia Group

Dhaval Gupta

Director, CyberMedia Group

Anil Chopra

VP - Research & Consulting, CyberMedia Research

Prabhu Ram

Head - Industry Intelligence Group,CyberMedia Research

Minu Sirsalewala

Executive Editor - Special Projects, CyberMedia