Venue : Indian Institute of Management (IIMB) at Bangalore, India on 24, 25 & 26th Oct'13

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Chennapanaidu Darapaneni

Chennapanaidu Darapaneni

MeraEvents, India

Chennapanaidu Darapaneni, a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of, the online event listing, promotions and ticketing portal that revolutionized the event industry by effectively bridging the gap between the event organizers and attendees. Several products like the MoozUpLite, MoozUp, Digibroc, and Venues.Meraevents, which are operating under the umbrella of Versant Online Solutions, are also the brainchild of Naidu Darapaneni.

With over 15 years of experience in the IT industry on various capacities Chennapanaidu Darapaneni and has always emphasized on finding the right and innovation solution for all the problems and create a win-win situation for everyone he is associated with.

Naidu started his career as a Software Engineer who worked in various roles in various technologies in India and abroad before exploring his opportunities as an entrepreneur with the Versant Technologies Inc. in year 2000 in USA, which subsequently expanded its operations in India in 2004.

“A person who sees an opportunity in a problem is someone who can come up with innovative solutions and achieve success,” is the secret motto that has driven Naidu to invent numerous products offering solutions to the various event based needs.

Entrepreneur Journey: Transformation from Feature Focussed to UX Focussed.

Invited Talk (30min)

Naidu Darapaneni, Founder & CEO of would share his Entrepreneurial Journey on how the company is transforming from Feature Focussed to UX Focussed. What are the major challenges he faced initially and what are the benefits got after focussing more on UI and UX of the product.