Arnav is a futurist , focused on how emerging tech impacts communications and business. He is a big proponent of the shared economy & loves to triangulate content, commerce & technology. He has worked in leadership roles across multiple markets with some truly innovative global projects.
His XR experience has been over for last 13 years , having led the business of the world’s first AR unicorn Blippar in south east asia and India. He has worked on truly global projects and products which included Visual discovery ( world first AR +AI engine ) in 2016 to AR city – a visual navigation system . Currently he advises multiple start-ups and businesses on their growth across Content | commerce & product roadmap in Metaverse | XR & Spatial across markets. He believes the future is contextual and every business or brands needs to be “future backwards “ to be future ready. He teaches design thinking & digital strategy at leading business schools in India. Passionate of Tech | Travel | bibliophile| music and fan of Federer & David Gilmour.
Day 1 (August 30), 4:35 PM-5:00 PM
Unleashing the Potential: Exploring the Journey of India's 1.2 Billion Mobile Users into Web3 and Immersive Technology
The session will discuss the opportunity & impact of the Metaverse and Web 3.0 on various sectors of the Indian economy, such as entertainment, gaming, finance, healthcare, and education, plus address the challenges of implementing these technologies in India, including issues of digital infrastructure, regulatory frameworks, and consumer adoption.
The panelists will share their thoughts on the future of the Metaverse and Web 3.0 industry in India and the role that Indian companies and entrepreneurs can play in shaping this emerging market. They will discuss the opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and growth in this new field.