Check out our power-packed lineup for 2019!


15th Oct 2019, 11:05 to 12:05, Main Hall

Leadership Conclave: “Imagine the Connected Future”


Group CEO and Whole Time Director

A passionate technocrat, a great leader and an effervescent personality, Anand has been at the helm of STL’s exciting journey in transforming everyday living though technology. Since he became the CEO in 2003, he has lead the organisation’s transformation from a leading optical fibre company to a digital communications powerhouse. Anand is a BTech from IIT Kanpur and an MS and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.


14th Oct 2019, 16:00-17:00, Hall A

5G, AI and IoT: The trifecta for intelligent connectivity


CEO, Connectivity Solutions Business, STL

A dynamic new age leader, Ankit Agarwal leads the Telecom products business at STL, from the front. An expert in manufacturing, supply chain, sales and solution delivery, Ankit has carved a niche for the organisation in this space. Ankit is driven by a keen passion to transform the society for the better through technology. He is MBA from London Business School.


14th Oct 2019, 14:45-15:45, Hall B

Digital Infrastructure: Battling “Analogue laws to deliver a digital future”


CEO, Network Services Business, STL

KS joined STL in 1993 to set up the Company’s optical-fibre cable plant in Aurangabad and soon became instrumental in growing its fibre, cables and services business in India, China and Brazil. Today, he leads the Company’s programmes to drive digital inclusion in India, by building robust network infrastructures for Defence, BharatNet, Smart Cities and Telcos. KS is also actively involved in community initiatives in Marathwada, such as water conservation and women empowerment.

Anshoo Gaur

14th Oct 2019, 17:00 to 18:00, Hall C

OPEN SOURCE: How does it fit into the future?

Anshoo Gaur

CEO, Network Software Business, STL

Anshoo is the force behind STL’s network software and programmable networks business. Under his leadership, STL has launched a disruptive portfolio of software products and set up world-class capability for open and software-defined networks. Anshoo holds a postgraduate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson.


16th Oct 2019, 14:30 hrs – 15:30 hrs / Hall D

Industry 4.0: Smart, Adaptive and Connected Enterprise



Manish has donned many hats – from consultant at McKinsey & Co. and Infosys and leading operations at WNS and Capital One to being a ‘start-up guy’ at Quikr Homes and Common Floor. He is an engineering graduate from IIT Delhi and MBA from IIM Calcutta. Manish leads customer engagement at a time when the Company is growing exponentially. An enthusiastic culture champion, he joined STL in 2017, and soon became the face of change internally.


14th Oct 2019, 16:00 to 17:00, Hall D

Technology shaping business model innovation


Group CTO, STL

A photonics expert, Badri leads core research on optical communications products and innovation on network solutions. With a view on emerging network technologies, Badri guides the Company’s technology vision. Under his leadership, the Company today has 189 patents to its credit. Badri has an MS and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a BS from the Birla Institute of Technology. He joined STL in 2011.


15th Oct 2019, 14:30 to 15:30, Hall A

IoT: Redefining ecosystem – Challenges and Way Forward



Swati is an active contributor to India’s network and telecom policy shaping initiatives, and leads government relations for STL. She has significant experience in building industry-government relations, advocacy, communications and brand in telecom, financial services, aerospace and IT sectors. Prior to STL, Swati has held leadership positions at Boeing, Ericsson and VISA. She is an alumna of Fore School of Management, ICHEC Brussels and Boston University

Shrirang Bapat

15th Oct 2019, 14:30 to 15:30 Hrs, Hall C

Artificial Intelligence: Creating Digital Experiences

Shrirang Bapat

CTO, Network Software Business, STL

Shrirang heads the R&D efforts of next generation products at STL while leading the innovation drive within the enterprise. A techie at heart, Shrirang has vast experience in creating products and solutions that leverage Big Data Analytics, Enterprise Digitalization, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Mobility and Digital Transformation.

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