17th National seminar STATE of IT 2016 with sub theme on “The Alliance between E-Commerce & Social Media: Collaborative Success or Delusion?” was conducted at SCIT on 24th September 2016. Mr.Ramkumar Narayanan (General Manager-eBay) was the Chief Guest and Honorable VC Dr.Rajani Gupte also graced the occasion and addressed the audience.
The other participating organizations were Facebook, EY, Shoptimize, Cappius Technologies, Freshconnection.in. After the key note address of the chief guest, panel discussion on the theme was held and the following industry experts participated in the same.
Johnny John,Founder – freshconnection.in, Management,Committee Member – Ace Turtle Services
Mangesh Panditrao,Co-Founder, CEO – Shoptimize
Surya Putchala,Globle Head, Big Data / Data Science – Cappius Technologies
Hari Pulipati,Client Solutions Manager – Facebook
Chaitanya Sonkar (Moderator),Consultant – EY
The seminar unveiled the collaborative power of social media and ecommerce and also has thrown light on the risks and challenges.