Panel Speaker

Gulzar Azad
Gulzar Azad

Gulzar is Country Head - Connectivity, driving Google's initiatives for Internet access and broadband in India.

He joined Google India in 2006, with responsibility for launching a range of mobile products and partnerships including Search and Android in emerging markets.

In 2013, Gulzar began working on RailWire WiFi, a partnership initiative between Google and Indian Railways to bring high speed public Internet access to millions of people visiting train stations across India.Prior to joining Google, Gulzar drove a series of early engineering innovations in mobile messaging, commerce and location-based applications at telecom operators and start-ups.

Gulzar has a bachelor's in computer applications from DAVV Indore, has done his eMba - Executive General Management Program from IIMB, and an Advanced Project Management Certificate from Stanford University, California.