CEO Helani Galpaya took part in a panel discussion at the 2nd Digital Economy Working Group meeting of the G20, held in Hyderabad, India from 17-19 of April, 2023. India holds the Presidency of the G20 for this year. A series of sectoral and thematic working group meetings are taking place in cities around India, culminating in the meeting of heads of state later this year. This was the second meeting of the newly formed Digital Economy Working Group.
Helani’s panel was titled “Digital Inclusion: Connecting the Unconnected”. It was moderated by Sulyna Abdulla (Special Advisor, International Telecommuncations Union), and included Helani Galpaya, Jayesh Ranjan (Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments, Government of Telangana), Jim Paterson (Director for Multilateral Affairs, Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Government of South Africa), Rajkumar Upadhyay (CEO, Center for Development of Telematics, India) , and Michael Ginguld (Co-Founder, Director, Strategy and Operations, AirJaldi)