The day kicked off with Mr. Narendra Nag, Asia Digital Head, MSLGROUP addressing eager students, by taking them back to the world of analog and trunk calls, a picture which is in stark contrast to today’s age of information clutter. “The future is here. The idea of distances has disappeared,” he said, dwelling on the significance of technology and the power that it lends us today.
Mr. Raheel Khursheed, Head of News, Politics and Government at Twitter India set the tone for the succeeding panel discussion on ‘Is Content always the king?’ by talking about the evolving face of the internet and how it is morphing into a medium of creator-consumer interaction.
The second panel, including speakers such as Mr. Aditya Pawan, National Digital Manager at Red Bull, Mr Abhimanyu Radhakrishnan, Founder i420digital, Mr. Prashanth Kumar, Director of strategy Digitas LBI and Mr. Ankit Oberoi, CEO of Ad Pushup, examined how digital content can be harnessed effectively by brands seeking to communicate better with their consumers.“
Ms. Ansoo Gupta, COO Pinstorm attempted to quell the debate on technology invading personal space by illustrating how brands can use innovative tools like dynamic ad creatives, in-store CRM and facial recognition.
The concluding panel discussion of the day was on the ‘Future of Mobile Marketing’. The participating members were Mr. Sujoy Golan, Global Digital Marketing, InMobi, Mr. Saurabh Arora, CEO and founder of Airwoot and Mr Hariom Seth, founder of Tagglabs. The panel discussed about the all-pervasive nature of mobile.
DigiConfluence is a convergence of digital media professionals from the industry who aim to create an environment of knowledge-sharing, geared towards the needs of students who aspire to be a part of the digital media boom in the years to come.
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