22 Aug 2007

Indiaplaza’s Vaitheeswaran on e-Commerce Challenges in India

K Vaitheeswaran is currently the chief operating officer of Indiaplaza, the world’s largest India-centric e-commerce company with operations in Bangalore, Chennai and Austin, Texas.

K Vaitheeswaran is a co-founder of, the company that pioneered the Indian E-commerce Industry. Since September 1999, he spent all his time and efforts in not only building into a position of industry leadership but has also been engaged in evangelizing the cause of E-commerce in India.

In November 2006, The Pitch magazine listed him among the Top 20 people in the Indian Internet industry.

He also co-founded the Fabmall chain of grocery stores, which has become one of the leading brands in the Indian organized retail industry.

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16 Oct 2006

The Kiruba Show: Naavi on Cyber Laws in India

Did you know that Oct 17th is an important day? On this day six years ago, e-commerce in India was redefined. We talk about this as well as cyber laws when we hear from Na.Vijayashankar, popularly known as Naavi, an e-business consultant based in Chennai and an acknowledged expert in the field of Cyber Laws.

Naavi is the author of the first book on Cyber Laws in India titled “Cyber Laws for Every Netizen in India,” much appreciated for its simplicity and timely exposition of the provisions of the Information Technology Bill-99, the first piece of Cyber Legislation in India. He is also author of the first e-book on Cyber Laws in India: “Cyber Laws in India…ITA-2000 and Beyond.”

Naavi is also a visiting guest on the faculty of the School of Excellence, Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai, in addition to his involvement in the training of Tamil Nadu Police in Cyber Crimes and assisting the Police in Cyber Evidence Collection and Management.

Naavi possesses nearly 30 years of experience in many aspects of business and a sound academic grounding. Since October 2000, he has been pursuing his own projects, including maintaining the Virtual Cyber Law College, and the Cyber Law information portal

Cyber Law College conducts online and correspondence courses in Cyber Law and is the only such dedicated institution in India at present. It is also in the process of developing off-line franchise centers.

Naavi is a member of several working groups of the Government of India involved in Information Technology-related matters. He is also a member of the Governing Council of Velammal College of Engineering and Computer Science.


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