OUR SPEAKERS
for GATES ICT Business Channel Summit India 2019


Frederic Cosny

General Manager
Quadmark

Harish Pillay

Head, Community Architecture and Leadership,
Red Hat

Vivek Tyagi

Senior Director, Enterprise Sales -India & South Asia Region,
Western Digital

Randy Ran

CEO
RANSNET

Vasudevan K

Managing Director,
NAVO Informatica

Tanvir Walia

Vice President - Sales & Business Development,
Deskera

R V Ramprasad

Director – India & Insub,
MarketsEPSON India.

Haricharan DTP

Head of Knowledge Management BU,
Navo Informatica, India.

Pradip Somaia

Regent Partners,
LLP

Saurabh Sharma

Country Director, Spire Research & Consulting,
India.

Anil Satayanarayana

Sr Business Manager,
NETGEAR

WHY INDIA

The revenue of the Indian ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector is expected to reach an approximate value of about INR 14,42,839.5 crores (US$ 225 Billion) by the end of 2020 from current level of INR 10,53,434 crores (US$ 164.3 Billion) growing at CAGR of about ~11.1%, reveals the ASSOCHAM-RNCOS study.

EVENT PARTNERS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

FOR CHANNEL

GATES provides a Platform for

  • Understanding market trends and insights
  • Introduction to new and innovative products
  • Business solutions, tools and enablers to achieve greater efficiency & effectiveness
  • Learning about new innovative business models and best practices

FOR VENDORS

GATES is a must-attend Senior Executive summit focused on the ICT and CE industry catering to those looking for opportunities to

  • Expand channel foot-print
  • Improve operational efficiencies
  • Grow revenue and profitability
  • Understanding market trends and insights

PRODUCT & SOLUTION

  • Audio, Video & Home Entertainment
  • Communication Solutions
  • Connected Devices
  • Consumables & Supplies
  • Computers/Tablets and Accessories
  • Data Center
  • Electronics Toys and Games
  • Gaming Hardware and Software
  • Wearable’s/Fitness Electronics
  • Document Management
  • Display Solutions
  • Energy/Power Management
  • Printing & Imaging Solutions
  • Information Security
  • Network Equipment/ Services Providers
  • Internet of Things (IOT)
  • Security and Surveillance
  • Software
  • Storage Devices

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME & AGENDA

  • Day 1
    Day 1

    WEDNESDAY, 25 SEP

    08:00 – 13:00

    Set-up and Registration

    13:00 – 14:00

    Opening Lunch

    14:30 - 15:30

    Keynote Presentation

    15:30 - 16:30

    Smart Pitch (90 sec)

    16:45 - 18:45

    1-on-1 Meetings

    19:30 - 21:00

    Welcome Cocktail & Dinner

    Speakers:

  • DAY 2
    DAY 2

    THURSDAY, 26 SEP

    07:00 – 08:00

    Power Packed YOGA

    08:00 – 09:30

    Breakfast

    09:30 – 10:30

    Keynote Presentation

    10:30 - 11:30

    Panel Discussions

    12:00 - 13:00

    1-on-1 Meetings

    13:00 - 14:00

    Lunch

    14:00 - 18:30

    1-on-1 Meetings

    14:00 - 17:30

    Workshop

    19:30 - 22:30

    Gala Dinner & ICT Industry Excellence Awards 2019

    Speakers:

  • DAY 3
    DAY 3
    FRIDAY, 27 SEP

    08:00 – 9:30

    Breakfast

    12:30

    Onwards Departure

    Speakers:

THE VENUE

Holiday Inn Resort which is considered as the best hotel in South Goa, is Situated 45 minutes away from the Dabolim International Airport and just 17km from the Margao Railway Station.

INVITED CHANNEL PARTNERS

200+ SENIOR CHANNEL EXECUTIVE FROM 50 CITIES

  • CEO/CXO
  • Directors
  • Owners
  • Managers

Meaningful Networking

Fruitful Business Meetings

Knowledge Sharing

WHY SHOULD ONE ATTEND

GATES provides the participants with a compelling mix of rich content based sessions, ranging from market intelligence and insights from leading researchers and subject matter experts through a mix of workshops and breakout sessions on the latest trends and topics facing the channel.

The conference offers delegates fresh insights into the Indian ICT market and showcases ideas & best practices that can help business’s improve profitability. Attendees will feel energized by gaining insights that they can apply to their business when they go back.

EVENT TESTIMONIALS

”GATES offers a unique platform focused on pre-arranged 1-on-1 meeting system that ensures you know who you are meeting and when. You can qualify them and have prior discussions with them to ensure that each meeting is a good use of your time.”

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Subhash Chandra L, CEO – Sangeetha Mobile Stores, India

”GATES offers a unique platform focused on pre-arranged 1-on-1 meeting system that ensures you know who you are meeting and when. You can qualify them and have prior discussions with them to ensure that each meeting is a good use of your time.”

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Neeru Sharma , Co-founder and Director – CorpDev, Infibeam India

”Team GATES brings together a credible platform & solutions for companies to grow their business with the ICT & CE channels in Asia. I have met with many distributors and vendors from across the geo and exchanged ideas, discussed market trends and made valuable contacts.”

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Ben Tan, COO - Challenger Technologies Ltd, Singapore

”Many congratulations to GATES for taking the never before initiative of organizing the India ICT Reseller Channel Summit 2016, bringing together channel partners from across the country. The event was certainly a must attend for the ICT community. With the beautiful setup at Aamby Valley, it was a great experience to be a part of the event, and to be able to add value as a knowledge partner. I congratulate the GATES team and await eagerly for the next GATES event in India.”

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Mayank Garg, Associate Director, Consumer Choices, GFK

”GATES ICT Reseller Channel Summit 2016 was the best opportunity to be on single page & part of future business expansion.Pre-scheduled B2B meeting with vendors / OEMs gave us scope of focused discussion & conclusion of next line of business path. Brain storming sessions & small meetings were platforms to understand each other & present scenario of industry. By involving industry esteemed brains you succeeded in achieving goals. “After more than 25 years of industry experience, it’s time to prosper not to strive of survival” – the statement by Mr. Ketan Patel - Creative Peripherals reasoning was thought provoking of all of us. Once again thank you. ”

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Amit Shah, FITAG - Federation of Information Technology Association of Gujarat

”The recently concluded ICT Summit by GATES is first of its kind event bringing the ICT community under one roof. This is a smart move for both the channel and vendors, as they can find new opportunities for business expansion.”

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Prasad Velayudhan, Sr.Manager, Toshiba, India

”Many congratulations for completion of a highly successful event.
Thanks to our valued channel for voting in favour of us in Computing
and printing category. A very proud and humbling moment for all of us
at HP.”

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Raj Kumar Rishi , Sr. Director, Consumer, PPS, HP India

”X10 engaged with channel partners at GATES and educated them on the
portfolio of services that we offer across the supply chain including vendor
financing, channel finance and short term working capital for projects
through a series of dedicated Workshops/Panel Discussions run by financial
services experts from the industry”. It was indeed extremely useful to us``.”

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Karan Bhatia, Managing Director – X10 Finance, Singapore

SUMMARY OF PREVIOUS EVENTS

SUMMARY OF LAST EVENT

CLARKS EXOTICA RESORTS – BENGALURU, INDIA
4-6 OCTOBER 2016

7

Keynotes

60

Vendor
Executives

6+

Workshop Tracks

650+

1 to 1 meetings

170

Companies Participated

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Event Location

Holiday Inn Resort

Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, Salcette, Goa – India. 403 731

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