14th September 2019, Kolkata

AWS User Group Kolkata (awsugkol) is back with a bang to host the most awaited event, AWS Community Day Kolkata 2019, unveiling success stories, use cases & much more from industry leaders.


❤️ Welcome to AWS Community Day Kolkata 2019 ❤️


AWS User Group Kolkata (awsugkol) is a Kolkata based group united by community-led learnings and diversified by the wide variety of tools and technologies closely knit with Amazon Web Services, cloud computing technology, AWS design implementation and servicing, high scalability / performance computing, production use cases of AWS, blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and much more.

AWS Community Days are community-organized cloud education events, featuring technical discussions and demos led by expert AWS users and industry leaders from around the world

Community-based learning is the best way to enhance the concepts being taught by connecting with enthusiasts in person, thereby sharing first-hand experiences and familiar, accessible examples.

All skills levels are welcome to help accomplish our motto of learning, sharing and networking. Let's join hands to empower this tech community to make it bigger and better!


What to expect from AWS Community Day?

  • Renew, revive & revitalize to exemplify your excitement about the work you do
  • Learn industry trends and intricacies about innovative implementations from AWS experts
  • Harness the power of networking with 300+ AWS users, DevOps, developers & solutions architects
  • Network with fellow AWS veterans & techies during breaks
  • Novice to pioneer on relentless pursuit to learn can rejoice the AWS offerings & success stories under one roof.
  • Take helpful and valuable information back to business
  • Gain visibility to get more publicity for your esteemed organisation
  • Sporting chance for active participants to win AWS goodies

Please read the Code of Conduct for this event

Buy Tickets

Community Day Ticket

INR 250

  •  Access to all Speaker Sessions
  •  Access to Sponsor Booths
  •  T-Shirt & Stickers
  •  Breakfast, Lunch and Tea-Break
  •  Access to Evening Networking Session
  •  Access to Short Talks
  •  Chance to win prizes
  •  Snacks, MockTail and Dinner

Community Day Combo Ticket

INR 550

  •  Access to all Speaker Sessions
  •  Access to Sponsor Booths
  •  T-Shirt & Stickers
  •  Breakfast, Lunch and Tea-Break
  •  Access to Evening Networking Session
  •  Access to Short Talks
  •  Chance to win prizes
  •  Snacks, MockTail and Dinner


14th September 2019

AWS Community Day Conference

  • Biswa Bangla Convention Centre,
  • DG Block(Newtown), Action Area I, New Town,
  • West Bengal 700156




8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Checkin & Registration

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

Chaos Engineering: Why Breaking Things Should Be Practiced
Vikas Bajaj, Sr.Manager, Solutions Architecture, Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd.

9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

The perimeter is dead – How cloud adoption is shifting security paradigms
Venugopal N., Head, Security Engineering Team, Check Point India

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

Breaking the Monolith Using AWS Container Services
Pradyumna Dash, Solutions Architect, U.K., AWS

10.35 AM - 11.05 AM

Cloud Data Management with Veeam & AWS
Shuja Mirza, Head of Pre-Sales, India & SAARC, Veeam

11:05 AM - 11:30 AM

Tea Break

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Panel Discussion : Enterprise Application on AWS
Aurobindo Saha, Global AWS CTO, Insights and Data, Capgemini
Dipan Sengupta, Head - IT, Phillips Carbon Black Limited
Ritayan Banerjee, VP - IT, SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd
Dipankar Chakrabarti, Executive Director, PwC India

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Digital Transformation
Amitabha Sinha, VP - Delivery and Analytics, India & SAARC, TCG Digital

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM


1:50 PM - 2:20 PM

CI/CD using AWS Developer Tools
Bhuvaneswari Subramani, Director, Engineering Operations, Infor | AWS Community Hero

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Panel Discussion: AWS Well-Architected Framework
Host: Kulbhushan Chand, Head of Partner Solution Architects, India and SA, Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd.
Umashankar Nedunchezhian (UMA), CTO, 1CloudHub
Tarun Gupta, Business Unit Head - Cloud Services and Principal Architect, MothersonSumi INfotech and Designs Limited
Sathya Narayanan, Head Technology, Precision

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Medlife's journey on AWS from ZERO Orders to 6 digits mark
Pranesh Vittal and Mohan Reddy, Associate Director - Database & DevOps, Medlife

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM

Alexa in Enterprise
Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy, Enterprise Architect, EVRY | Alexa Evangelist

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Tea Break

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

Machine Learning on resource constraint IoT Edge Devices using Amazon Greengrass
Sukanya Mandal, Data Science Practitioner, Capgemini

4:55 PM - 5:35 PM

Panel Discussion: Serverless
Host: Sabyasachi Samanta, Senior Developer and Architect, Lexmark International India Pvt. Ltd.
Subhasish Guha, Data Engineer, Mobilewalla
Jagaran Das, Senior Architect - Technology and Data Architecture, Accenture
Bikramjit Pal, Associate Director, PwC | Consulting
Tejas Sheth, Cloud Security Architect, Trend Micro India Pvt Ltd

5:35 PM - 6:05 PM

Closing Note
AWS User Group Kolkata

Meet Our Esteemed Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Community Sponsors


Amitabha Sinha

VP - Delivery and Analytics, India & SAARC,
TCG Digital

Amitabha currently heads TCG DIGITAL’s Analytics Practice for the SAARC region, and he also contributes to various strategic initiatives for the TCG Group.

Amitabha has over 20 years of experience in technology and strategic consulting. Both on the technology as well as the digital strategy side, he has run transformation projects with Fortune 100 companies in geographies like US, Canada, UK, and Singapore.

Amitabha started his career with IBM Watson Lab and has 5 patents with IBM. Thereafter, he worked for consulting majors like PwC (UK) and EY (US) and has run large BFSI ODCs based out of Singapore and Hong Kong. Prior to joining TCG, he was the Head of IT & Digital at ABP, the Indian Media Conglomerate.

Amitabha is a First Class First President’s Gold Medal Winner from IIT Delhi, has an MS from Illinois Tech and a PGP from IIM Bangalore.

Bhuvaneswari Subramani

Director, Engineering Operations, Infor
AWS Community Hero

Bhuvaneswari is an active speaker at AWS community events, & industry conferences, and delivers guest lectures on Cloud Computing for staff & students at engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University.

Bhuvaneswari is one of the AWS re:Invent User Group leader diversity scholarship recipients for 2018 and AWS Community Hero. She is also a co-organizer of the AWS User Group Bengaluru & AWS Community Day Bengaluru.

Bikramjit Pal

Associate Director, Consulting

Bikramjit is an Associate Director with the Technology Consulting practice of PwC. He has around 14 years of experience in the IT industry with major competency in designing software products & enterprise grade applications using SOA and event driven microservice based architecture for both on-premise and cloud.

Bikramjit is a TOGAF 9.1 certified architect and enthusiastic about leveraging serverless patterns.

Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy

Enterprise Architect, EVRY
Alexa Evangelist

Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy (Ilan), Enterprise Architect, EVRY India, Bengaluru has over 2 decades of IT experience.

With 20+ years of IT experience, Ilan has worked in both software Services & Product industry for some of the Fortune 50 organizations. With an enriched diversified portfolio, currently he is playing the role of Principal Architect and leading Conversational User Interface (CUI) & AWS initiatives in EVRY India. He is CUI & Cloud specialist, his current areas of specialization includes: Alexa Skill building & architecting; building & architecting CUI applications (Intelligent Digital Assistant) by leveraging AWS Lex and other Cognitive services; Cloud architecture, design and implementation for SMB & Enterprise customers; design, architect and build Digital Humans (Sumerian Hosts) by leveraging AWS Sumerian; design and architect application with Cloud-Native Architecture; working on emerging technologies, DevOps and CI / CD.

Ilan is a certified Alexa Developer (AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty) and has penned multiple blogs on Alexa and conducted several workshops on the Alexa platform. He has presented in major conferences and helped developers to build Alexa skill in major Hackathons as well.

Ilan shares a deep passion towards ‘voice first’ technology and Alexa and he actively helps in building vibrant Alexa community in India. His motto is ‘Alexa4All’ (i.e. Alexa4Everyone), in this regard, he has trained many developers and non-developers in Alexa, assisted people in building and designing skill in Alexa through multiple talks, workshops and so on.

Ilan is currently co-organizer of 3 Alexa user groups: Amazon Alexa User Group Bengaluru Amazon Alexa User Group Chennai and Amazon Alexa User Group Chandigarh.

Jagaran Das

Senior Architect - Technology and Data Architecture,

Jagaran Das has 15 years of extensive experience in the domain of information management in Europe, US, and Asia Pacific. He has worked in the product development and research wing of Infosys in its Holistic Information Management Interface initiative and is currently a working certified senior technology and data architect for Accenture's Digital.

He has worked for more than 5 years in the US and had a major role in migrating legacy systems to the Hadoop platform for a cloud-based product line of a largest US telecom device manufacturer. He has worked for the world’s largest data center and colocation provider, architecting its Big Data platform.

He has extensive experience in cloud technologies and leading product development and research of Accenture’s Applied Intelligence platform, used by more than 100 clients across geographies.

He has 8 applied patents across various capabilities of cloud computing and analytics and also leads innovation initiatives within the firm.

Aurobindo Saha

Global AWS CTO, Insights and Data,

As Global AWS CTO for Capgemini’s Insights & Data, Aurobindo is providing thought leadership and advisory in multiple cloud engagements, managing Amazon partnership management, fostering AWS competency development at global level.

As AWS Cloud Data India Practice lead, Aurobindo is managing portfolio of 75 Million Euro and organization of 100+ people.

Aurobindo comes with 19 years of experience in IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Consulting, Sales, Delivery in AWS Cloud, Big Data platforms and Data warehousing & BI Solution.

Aurobindo had spearheaded large deal closures and successful implementation AWS Cloud projects in past. He has established 100+ member competency teams in last 3 organizations

Pradyumna Dash

Solutions Architect, U.K.,

Pradyumna is a Sr. Solutions Architect with 15 years of IT experience including 8+ years on public and private clouds.

Prior to joining AWS, Pradyumna spent 12 years in across multiple industries and companies ranging from product based organisations, to technology consulting companies to next-gen technology start-ups. During these years he led large Software, Solution Architects and Ops teams, in charge of thousands of servers worldwide. In the process, he fought his way through a wide range of technical, business and agility issues, which helped him gain a wide gamut of insight and deep understanding of physical infrastructure, its limitations and how cloud computing can help.

He has good experience in designing solutions that meet the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles and requirements. Pradyumna is a strong proponent of Cloud Native and Microservices architecture, and DevOps. As a Sr. Solutions architect, Pradyumna travels very frequently across EMEA andbeyond, in order to meet developers, DevOps and enterprises and to help them bring their ideas to life.

He's particularly passionate about developer technologies,containers, chat and voice skills and data platforms, from SQL to Artificial Intelligence.

Last but not least, he holds several AWS and other technical certifications.

Ritayan Banerjee

VP - IT,
SREI Infrastructure Finance ltd

Ritayan manages Srei’s Cloud infrastructure including the DR setup, that is part of their enterprise architecture team.

He has 19+ years of diverse work experience in all aspects of Data Centre Management, Product support & Implementation life-cycle including product design, development, and testing with a track record of handling complex Projects.

He has designed and implement various ITIL / ITSM Service Support processes, manage enterprise-grade IT projects with end-to-end IT service delivery incorporating the entire IT infrastructure life cycle. He has worked with Zensar, Religare & Hero Group.

Sukanya Mandal

Data Science Practitioner,

Sukanya is a data science practitioner working with Capgemini. She also has extensive experience working with IoT building various kinds of solutions.

She enjoys the most when she works on the intersection of IoT and Data Science.

She also leads the PyData Mumbai chapter and loves exploring new tech on her free time.

Pranesh Vittal

Associate Director - Database & DevOps,

Pranesh is an experienced Database and DevOps Architect with a demonstrated history of working in product companies and startups.

Skilled in AWS, Databases, DevOps, Test Automation, Jenkins, Java.

Strong education professional with a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) focused in Computer Software Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

Tejas Sheth

Cloud Security Architect,
Trend Micro India Pvt Ltd

Tejas is a Cloud Security Architect at Trend Micro. With his vast experience as developer, DevOps and Cloud Architect, he has done development of various micro services and serverless applications.

As DevOps he has helped many companies to adopt security in their DevSecOps processes.

Umashankar Nedunchezhian


Umashankar, CTO, 1CloudHub, has experience in large enterprise workloads migrations, including all-In migrations, SAP landscapes & S/4 HANA on AWS.

Currently involved in leading 1CloudHub in Data Analytics with applied ML, AI for enterprises & Application Modernization leveraging Serverless & Kubernetes with emphasis on sustainable devops.

Mohan Reddy


Tarun Gupta

Business Unit Head - Cloud Services and Principal Architect,
MothersonSumi INfotech and Designs Limited

Tarun Gupta heads the Cloud vertical at MothersonSumi INfotech and Designs Limited, an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner.

Tarun is a technology freak and also the Principal Architect for Enterprise & Mobile Applications portfolio.

He has enormous hands-on expertise having worked on variety of complex enterprise projects & technology platforms.

Sathya Narayanan

Head Technology,

Sathya is a hands-on cloud solution architect. At present he works as a Head Technology in Precision Group.

Sathya has 19+ years of experience in Enterprise IT infrastructure & solution architecting, cloud consulting, migration, operation and delivery management.

Some of the interest areas include IoT, Automation (Infra as a Code), Database migration and DevOps.

Shuja Mirza

Head of Pre-Sales,
India & SAARC, Veeam

Shuja is an experienced professional in Data Storage, Availability, Virtualization and Cloud technologies.

He has been delivering outcome based projects for customers and partners across the region, enabling them to get maximum out of their investment.

Shuja is a hands-on leader, driving and building high performance culture across teams.

Sabyasachi Samanta

Senior Developer and Architect,
Lexmark International India Pvt. Ltd.

Sabyasachi is a 2003 Jadavpur University Electrical pass out. He has recently completed a PG diploma in Machine Learning from IIIB.

Sabyasachi has around 16 years in software industry in various roles. His current role is as an architect and enthusiast in ML space. He has been working on AWS cloud in various scope of developer, architecture for last 3 years.

He has worked on AWS Lambda using other server less components, as well as on a complete micro service stack.

Sabyasachi has two US patents US20160034756 and US20160034755 on document classification area.

Vikas Bajaj

Sr.Manager, Solutions Architecture,
Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd.

Vikas is a Builder, Hands-on Technologist with over 2 decades of experience, currently working as Senior Manager, Solutions Architecture at AWS, leading a team of highly talented Solution Architects in India.

He is enabling customers innovate on AWS by using cloud native & hybrid technologies such as Big Data & Analytics, AI/ML, Containers, Serverless, Purpose Built Databases, and Security, and helping customers build highly scalable, extensible, secure and cost-effective applications & platforms.

Prior to AWS, had a long stint of 13 years with Royal Bank of Scotland, played varied roles in sizes and complexity, led product technology teams like Equities Derivatives, Collateral Management, and Ledger at a global level, possess relevant experience in Financial domain & capital markets.

Dipankar Chakrabarti

Executive Director,
PwC India

Dipankar Chakrabarti is the Technology Optimization Leader and an Executive Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers India.

He has more than twenty seven years of experience in Systems & Management Consultancy and technology enablement projects, with a specific focus on Emerging Technology, Cloud Transformation, IT effectiveness and e-Commerce.  He has domain knowledge in the areas of manufacturing, retail and logistics sector. He has managed projects in multiple countries including the USA, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Africa and the Indian subcontinent. He has functional expertise in information systems planning, human resource management, financial management, materials management, distributed inventory management, sales and dispatch, e-Auction Management, e-Procurement and knowledge process outsourcing. He was involved with three successful start-up companies.

Dipankar has implemented quality processes like ISO 9001:2001, ISO 27001, SEI-CMM Level 5 in multiple organizations. He has been an adjunct lecturer in IIM, Lucknow on IT Governance.   He had been adjunct lecturer in RDBMS in Jadavpur University and Calcutta University.  Apart from this, he has also conducted many professional courses on Information Systems Planning, Database Management, Object Oriented Technology, Software Engineering, and Software Quality Management.

He holds a Master of Nuclear Engineering and Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has also Diploma Operations Management.

Dipankar is a Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Member, Technology & ICT, Internet of Things, Cloud Sub-committee of Confederation of Indian Industry. He is also a member of the 23026WG Standards Committee of IEEE.

Kulbhushan Chand

Head of Partner Solution Architects, India and SA,
Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd.

Kulbhushan leads AISPL (AWS) Solution Architecture team for Partners and ISVs.

With a rich experience of 27+ years, he has worked across various technologies from traditional on-premise enterprise applications to web and cloud based deployments with some of the major IT conglomerates like IBM, Oracle and Microsoft.

His current focus is to help AISPL build a strong and vibrant partner ecosystem and focuses on helping customers adopt cloud technologies in a cost effective way through adoption of best architectural practices around Cloud Migrations, Modernization and SaaSification.

Dipan Sengupta

Head - IT,
Phillips Carbon Black Limited

Dipan is An Electronics & Telecom Engineer from the Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, Kolkata.

He has worked in Telco (present Tata Motors) for around 20 yrs - with hands-on experience in Electronics, Plant Automation, CNC, PLC, Robotics, Plant Industrial Network, SAP Implementations & Multiple ERP / Server Migrations. Dipan worked for seven years in Tata Steel Processing And Distribution Limited as Head - IT for pan-India Plants, handled many strategic IT projects.

At present Dipan is Head - IT at Phillips Carbon Black Limited, based out of Kolkata corporate office.

In PCBL he has implemented several Cloud migration & multi-cloud implementation of ERP & Critical / Core Business Applications.

Dipan Is a Certified Lead Assessor of ISMS ISO27001.

Subhasish Guha

Data Engineer,

Subhasish having more than 6 years of experience concentrated on Product Development,BI, Analytics, IoT on Big Data platforms including large scale data lake systems and Cloud Solutions like AWS, Microsoft Azure.

He has hands on development experience in Hadoop ,Spark, Flink, Kafka, ActiveMQ, Eventhub, Stream Analytics. He possess thorough understanding of big data technologies like Spark, M/R, Hive, Tez, HBase,Cassandra, Apache Nifi etc.

Subhashis has implemented Data Lake Accelerators for Batch and Stream Processing for AWS,Azure and On premise Systems.

He has already implemented Real time analytics and big data processing for the Internet of Things from Sensor Data of Largest Electrical Instruments Manufacturer. Worked with Azure Stream Analytics and PowerBI to create easy Solutions for Real time Problems. He has an extensive experience in Teradata, Informatica Power Center, Informatica Big Data Edition and Intelligent Data Lake , Talend and other ETL Applications.

Venugopal N.

Head, Security Engineering Team,
Check Point, India

Venugopal N. heads the security engineering teams at Check Point India and is also a member of the office of the CTO of Check Point.

In his role he is responsible for architecting security best practices for enterprises for their networks, cloud and endpoint environments.

He brings with him over 22 years of industry experience in varied technologies like IoT platform development, middleware, and big data analytics.


Thanks to AWS Kolkata team for all support in AWS Community Day kolkata 2019
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