This was a full-day track with multiple sessions, during which enterprise end users (CXOs, IT heads, etc) shared their success stories. This track was led by speakers like K. Rajasekhar
(deputy director general, NIC, MeitY), Ravi Trivedi (founder, PushEngage.com), Vikram Mehta (associate director, information security, MakeMyTrip), Dr Michael Meskes (CEO, credativ international GmbH) and Prasanna Lohar (head, technology,
DCB Bank Ltd).
This was a half-day track with multiple sessions on the role of open source in hybrid application development. Speakers included Vivek Sridhar (developer advocate, Digital Ocean), Rajdeep Dua (director – developer relations, Salesforce India) and Bindukaladeepan Chinasamy (senior technical evangelist,
Microsoft), amongst others.
This was a half-day track with multiple sessions that helped IT managers/ heads in understanding the role of open source in different aspects of the cloud and in Big Data. This track had speakers like Sudhir Rawat (senior technical evangelist, Microsoft), Rajkumar Natarajan (CIO, Prodevans Technologies), Rajesh Jeyapaul (architect, mentor and advocate, IBM), Suman Debnath (project leader, Toshiba) and Sangeetha Priya
(director, Axcensa Technologies), amongst others.
Open source databases have always been of great importance. The event had speakers from leading database companies including Sujatha Sivakumar and Madhusudhan Joshi (Oracle India), Soh Hiong (senior consultant, NetApp), Pavan Deolasee (PostgreSQL consultant, 2nd Quadrant India), Gagan Mehra (director, Information Strategy, MongoDB) and Karthik P. R. (CEO and DB architect, Mydbops), amongst others.
This was a half-day track with multiple sessions on what’s hot in OpenStack. This track was done in collaboration with the Open Stack community and attracted a lot of cloud architects, IT managers, CXOs, etc. Speakers for this track included famous OpenStack enthusiasts like Anil Bidari, Chandan Kumar, M. Ranga Swami and Janki Chhatbar, amongst others.
Open source plays an important role with respect to security. So it was security experts, IT heads and project leaders working on missioncritical projects who attended this track that had multiple sessions on understanding cyber security and open source. Speakers for this track included Biju George (co-founder, Instasafe), Sandeep Athiyarath (founder, FCOOS), and Joerg Simon (ISECOM and Fedora Project), amongst others.
This half-day track with multiple sessions was on the role of open source in the Internet of Things (IoT). This track was one of the most sought after and saw thought leaders like Adnyesh Dalpati (director – solutions architect and presales, Alef Mobitech), Rajesh Sola (education specialist, KPIT Technologies), Aahit Gaba (counsel open source, HP Enterprise) and Ramakrishna Rama (director - software, Dell India R&D) sharing their knowledge on the subject.
This half-day track, conducted in collaboration with the Docker community, had leaders from the Docker community as well as experts from the industry share their thoughts. The speakers included Neependra Khare (founder, CloudYuga Technologies), Uma Mukkara (cofounder and COO, OpenEBS), Ananda Murthy (data centre solutions architect, Microfocus India) and Sudharshan Govindan (senior developer, IBM India), amongst others.
This half-day track was about the latest in open source and how its future is shaping up. This track had speakers like Krishna M. Kumar and Sanil Kumar D. (chief architects in cloud R&D, Huawei India), Vishal Singh (VP – IT infra and solutions, Eli Research India), Biju K. Nair (executive director, Sflc.in) and Kumar Priyansh (developer, BackSlash Linux).