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March 11-13, 2001  |  The Taj West End Hotel  |  Bangalore, India

Mr. R. Ramaraj

CEO & Managing Director, Satyam Infoway Ltd.

Mr. R Ramaraj is the CEO and Managing Director of Satyam Infoway Ltd., the leading eCommerce and Internet Services Company in India. The company is India's first and largest private Internet Service Provider, and also the first Indian Internet company to be listed on the Nasdaq National Market in the US( NASDAQ : SIFY).

Mr Ramaraj was recognised as the 'Evangelist of the Year' at the India Internet World 2000 Convention and Exhibition in September 2000. In October 2000, Satyam Infoway was voted the 'Company of the Year' at the Silicon India Annual Technology and Entrepreneurship Conference in San Jose, California, USA. Fortune magazine selected Satyam Infoway as one of ten hot global tech stocks in its December issue in its 'Investor's Guide 2001'. In a recent poll in India, Mr Ramaraj was voted the IT Person of the Year 2000.

He is the current President of the Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI), the only representative body for the ISP industry. ISPAI has made many valuable suggestions to the formulation of the Internet Policy by the Government of India.

Mr Ramaraj is a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Management Graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. His professional career includes positions in Sales and Marketing in organizations such as Jagatjit Industries, British Paints and Johnson & Johnson. He has been actively involved in the Indian IT Industry for over the past 17 years. He pioneered the retail marketing of computers in India by establishing COMPUTER POINT in 1984. Later, he was one of the Founder Directors of another well known company in IT, MICROLAND LTD. This experience was further enhanced with a stint in the cellular telephony business when he served as Director, Sterling Cellular Ltd till 1996.

He is married and lives in Chennai with his family.

Address: Office: Tidel Park II Floor
No.4, Canal Bank Road
Taramani, Chennai - 600 113

Tel: + 44-254 0770
Fax: + 44-254 0851


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