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Events 2013

  1. 1. India Events 2013 PRESENTED BY Barsha Panda
  2. 2. 2 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  3. 3. SDC India Events 3 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary And much more…
  4. 4. Events by numbers 1 Yahoo Hack India 1 2 SDC Leaders Dinner The WIT Gig 4 TEDx 1 Internal Hackday 1 1 Year-end Party 2 Big Thinkers 5 HackU 4 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary 1 Bloggers Night FYI 7 Social FYI Demos & Drinks 92 Bring your Kids to Yahoo 4 5 Have a Seat 6 Birthday with Hari 124 events in 2013
  5. 5. Gl obal R ol l outs
  6. 6. FYI  FYI was rolled out in India in Jan 2013  On an average, 250 people attend the event at EGL and 100 at BTP  Participation has gone up to 400 – 500 during Exec visits, Monsoon special FYI, New logo launch FYI, etc.  India became the 1st location to align to the collaborative viewing  Punched in local flavour with local demos, Q&A, monsoon special FYI, etc. 2014 Plan: Continue as is OR Change to weekly screening but monthly Q&A and Demo 6 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  7. 7. Internal Hackday  Held quarterly with specific themes and different categories  50 – 80 teams (i.e. approx. 150 – 200 people) participated in each of these events  Science Fair demo display to engage more people  The Q4 global winner was from Bangalore - YNot 2014 Plan: Continue 7 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  8. 8. Have a Seat  Conducted 7 Have a Seat events in 2013 including ones with Tim Parsey, former SVP Design, Scott Burke, SVP Advertising and Data Platforms and Mike Kerns, SVP Homepage and Verticals  100+ people attended each of these events  Post event survey results showed extremely positive feedback of 3.7 / 5 2014 Plan: Continue 8 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  9. 9. Demos & Drinks  5 Demos & Drinks events including 1 at our office in Mumbai  The Bangalore D&D is very well attended, seeing 600-800 footfalls every qtr  Q3 D&D in Bangalore beat SNV in terms of participation  Dogfooding has become an important element with the latest innovation being the online ‘idea boards’  Q4 D&D got positive feedback of 4/5 2014 Plan: Increase dogfooding opportunities 9 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  10. 10. And the FU N ones
  11. 11. The Birthday Party Makeover – Birthday with Hari  Increased exec participation at the event  Made a regular birthday party much more fun by: › Giving very popular gifts (people fight for it sometimes) › Conducting MC lead team activities and fun games › Serving mocktails and better food 2014 Plan: Themed parties New look New feel 11 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  12. 12. Social FYI – TGIF!  Not just food, music & fun but a lot of brand attractions like Krispy Kreme, Harima, Café Noir, etc.  Movie quizzes with popular RJs Danish and Sriram  Each of these events were well attended by over 700 people at EGL and 250 in BTP 2014 Plan: Once a month with internal teams driving it for a startup feel 12 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  13. 13. Bring back some of our popular events      13 Ethnic day, Ice-cream day, Quarterly quiz, (which everybody loves) Purple Gavel, Day or Theme based events, etc Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  14. 14. The party j ust got BIGGER
  15. 15. Bring your Kids to Yahoo  570 young visitors took over our offices  The theme of the event was Fun-da-Mental – Big fun with cool science woven in  Popular TV anchor Prateek Sethi conducted a science & design workshop for his young fans  The kids walked out with cool color coded kiddie bean bags at the end of the day 2014 Plan: Continue with new themes, popular hosts and lots more games 15 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  16. 16. Year-end Party  Over 1100 Yahoos and their guests attended the event  The highlight - a spectacular performance Benny Dayal and Shalmali Kholgade  Glitch free transport  Indian and Chinese spread by ITC Gardenia Fun Contests: 2014 Plan: Themed event Employee only or employee + family 16 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary Best party shots Coolest selfie Coolest film Backstage pass
  17. 17. Large format / Fl agshi p Events
  18. 18. Bloggers Night  First ever bloggers event in India  Evening of product showcases, fun, drinks and a lot of laughter  Turnout of over 30 bloggers of which 8 were top influencers  Stand-up comedian Tanmay Bhat ensured he kept the audience in splits 2014 Plan: 4 Bloggers Nights across the country 18 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  19. 19. TEDx  A huge success with over 160 attendees  The quality of content & talks was far superior as compared to the previous year  Celebrated TEDx’ 4th birthday with a cake cutting and a fun photo-op 2014 Plan: Continue 19 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  20. 20. Big Thinkers  Conducted 2 Big Thinkers in 2013 – 1 at the Marriot in Bangalore targeting working professionals and 1 at IIT Bombay for students  Over 130 people attended the Big Thinkers event with Ronny Lempel, Sr. Director, Yahoo Labs, Israel, in Bangalore 2014 Plan: Increase participation 20 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  21. 21. Summer School 3079 registrations  Received a record breaking number of registrations out of which we shortlisted candidates and had a full house of 280 people attend the event  5 day event with workshops, training and lectures from senior research scientists from Europe and Sunnyvale like Peter Mika, Edgar Meij, etc 2014 Plan: Continue 21 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  22. 22. HackU – University Hack Event  Conducted 5 HackU events last year at IIT universities in Kharagpur, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi & Kanpur  Better prizes and great food were the key factors that lead to increased participation  HackU 2013 at IIT Kanpur is Yahoo’s largest university hack event globally in terms of both, participation and no. of hacks demoed IIT Kanpur 590 registrations 293 hackers 51 successful demos 2014 Plan: Theme based events with hack categories (similar to Internal Hackday) 22 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  23. 23. Yahoo Hack India – Hyderabad  The 6th edition of Yahoo Hack in India was held in Hyderabad 1st external hack event in India that saw zero internet outage  1st external hack in India held outside Bangalore  The event saw over 250 developers from 20 states in India 2014 Plan: 2 events in India – 1 in Bangalore and 1 in Pune or Hyderabad 23 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary
  24. 24. The WIT Gig  Over 200 women technologists from companies like IBM, SAP Labs, Oracle, Intel, Accenture and Dell attended 'the WIT gig – A Yahoo Women-in-tech Initiative’  The panel comprised top women leaders from across tech companies, PR, networking startups, academia  The panel discussion was moderated by Abha Bakaya, news editor, Bloomberg TV Event was telecast on Bloomberg TV 2014 Plan: Align with Change Your World and include a hack event 24 Yahoo Confidential & Proprietary