Top anchors, journalists to moderate sessions at #FUTURE


Kochi, Mar 21: Eminent television and digital journalists will stamp their presence at Kerala’s two-day Global Digital Summit, #FUTURE, by moderating various sessions and panel discussions, bringing salience to the two-day path-breaking event that commences in Kochi on Thursday (March 22).

The impressive line-up of moderators includes senior journalists SagarikaGhose, Consulting Editor, Times of India; ShereenBhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV-18, Zakka Jacob, Deputy Executive Editor, CNN News-18; Swati Khandelwal, National Editor & Anchor, BTVI (Bloomberg TV); NandagopalRajan, Editor (New Media), The Indian Express; and Darlington Hector, Managing Editor, Yourstory.

https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifBesides being established writers and presenters in print and broadcast media, each one of them is a major presence and has an impressive following in social media, which will help enhance the brand value of the event to be held in Hotel Le Meridien.

 Prominent speakers at the two-day big ticket event include RaghuramRajan,  former RBI governor and Professor, Finance, University of Chicago; NandanNilekani, Non-Executive Chairman; Infosys; R Chandrashekar, President, NASSCOM; and Arun Kumar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG India.

The event will start with a session on "The digital future of travel and transportation," moderated by Swati Khandelwal, who anchors BTVI's flagship weekly programme on automobiles -"The Auto Show." 

The session on “Data: Oil of the future” will be moderated by NandagopalRajan, a prolific contributor and editor on technology topics, while eminent TV anchor Zakka Jacob will steer the debate on “ the digital future of health and sustainability.” 

The second day's proceedings will start with a session on "The digital future of education &skills.” Helmed by ByjuRaveendran, Founder and CEO of Byju’s, the segment will be moderated by Darlington Hector of Your Story, India’s leading platform for start-ups and entrepreneurs. 

 SagarikaGhose, known for her widely-read column and television anchoring, will moderate the session on “Technology disruption and inclusion”, and the panelists in this session include S D Shibulal, Chairman, High Power IT Committee (HPIC), Govt. of Kerala.

The business sessions of the event will conclude with a panel discussion on “The digital future of banking: finance and retail”, to be moderated by ShereenBhan.

 “An outstanding line-up of communicators are moderating and summing up the sessions at the #FUTURE. This will further elevate the profile of the event,” said Shri M Sivasankar, Secretary, IT, Kerala,

 Billed as the most high profile digital conclave ever planned in Kerala, # FUTURE will see over 30 stalwarts from the spheres of IT, banking, retail, health, education, and travel & transportation sharing their insights on the opportunities, emerging trends and ground realities that would help enterprises compete and lead in a digital world.

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