Flipkart and Microsoft are hosting a Twitter chat about universal apps on Jan. 29

A few days ago, Flipkart announced the launch of their new for Windows 10, taking advantage of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Since Flipkart is one of the first major apps from India to go universal on Windows, Microsoft and Flipkart are collaborating to host a Twitter chat to showcase the value to consumers on the Windows ecosystem, as well as helping the developer community to get on the platform.

The chat would feature Amar Nagaram from Flipkart, Harish Vaidyanathan from Microsoft, and I, Abhishek Baxi, will serve as moderator

Amar Nagaram is the Director of Mobile Engineering at Flipkart. In his current role, he is responsible for product development across Flipkart's consumer-facing Mobile Applications. He is passionate about building Mobile products from the ground-up to deliver superior value and user experience to the end consumer. Excited by start-ups that are solving challenging problems for emerging markets, Amar works with and mentors many such start-ups on all things mobile.

Harish Vaidyanathan leads the Independent Software Vendors business & evangelism efforts for Microsoft in India, spanning Mobile & Cloud products including Windows, Office, Azure and Data platforms. Harish has been with Microsoft for over 16 years now where he has been in a variety of roles spanning sales, consulting & support services, practice management, business planning & managing corporate strategy.

Join us for the chat tomorrow at 1 PM IST on Twitter. Follow me at @baxiabhishek if you'd like to participate and the hashtag, #FlipkartonWindows10, and you'd also want to follow @_Amar_N and @harishv.

Follow the #FlipkartonWindows10 chat on Twitter, starting at 1PM IST on January 29

Abhishek Baxi