WHEN


11-14 December, 2017

WHERE


Aerocity, New Delhi, India

A Vision Of

india center foundation

Powered By

softbank

Principal Sponsor

centricus

Co-Organizer

centricus

A Vision Of

india center foundation

Powered By

softbank

Principal Sponsor

centricus

Co-Organizer

centricus

Delegates

3000+

Speakers

200+

Sessions

40+

Plenary

10+

About GPS

The Global Partnership Summit (GPS) has evolved from the India Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) initiative and is a platform to integrate ideologies, ideas, initiatives, projects, processes, people and policies. It allows for global partners to share knowledge, expertise and resources and work towards a common objective of establishing an Alternative Development Model (ADM) framework. Through core values such as co-operation, collaboration and inclusivity, GPS aims to establish, models of development that will focus on empowerment and sustainability. GPS intends to converge the needs of today into the viability of tomorrow, thus becoming a formidable platform to take forward the mission of an all-encompassing, holistic development framework.

The First edition of GPS was known as the India Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS).

Who will be Attending

Think Tanks

Thought leaders and evolutionary thinkers with extensive experience across social and economic sectors

Government & Policy Makers

Eminent Political personalities and high ranking Government officials

Industries

Representatives and Professionals with diverse skill sets

Social Change Makers

Social influencers, NGOs and other Non-Profit Institutions

Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Experienced Business heads from diverse Industries

Youth Leaders

Dynamic and revolutionary youth representatives

Message From Chairman & Founder Chairman

Hon. Toshihiro Nikai

Chairman: GPS 2017

The India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) has certainly been one of the most prolific strategic partnerships between the two nations. Leadership from both the countries have always understood the value, strength and potential of …

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Toshiharo Nikai

Hon. Toshihiro Nikai

Chairman: GPS 2017

The India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) has certainly been one of the most prolific strategic partnerships between the two nations. Leadership from both the countries have always understood the value, strength and potential of such a partnership. It has resulted in various initiatives, which have focused on empowerment and holistic development. We are very pleased to take this initiative further as the ‘Global Partnership Summit.’ We welcome all our Global Partners to participate in, support and contribute to this initiative. We strongly feel that the need of the hour is co-operation, collaboration and synergy between the Global Partners. GPS is certainly the right platform to bring it all together. We feel that the overriding philosophy of GPS is ‘Omoiyari’, a social intelligence that allows us to be compassionate, considerate and focus on the power of the collective. Together we can change the course of development in the world, and together we can make a difference.

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Toshiharo Nikai

Hon. Toshihiro Nikai

Chairman: GPS 2017

The India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) has certainly been one of the most prolific strategic partnerships between the two nations. Leadership from both the countries have always understood the value, strength and potential of such a partnership. It has resulted in various initiatives, which have focused on empowerment and holistic development. We are very pleased to take this initiative further as the ‘Global Partnership Summit.’ We welcome all our Global Partners to participate in, support and contribute to this initiative. We strongly feel that the need of the hour is co-operation, collaboration and synergy between the Global Partners. GPS is certainly the right platform to bring it all together. We feel that the overriding philosophy of GPS is ‘Omoiyari’, a social intelligence that allows us to be compassionate, considerate and focus on the power of the collective. Together we can change the course of development in the world, and together we can make a difference.

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Toshiharo Nikai

Hon. Toshihiro Nikai

Chairman: GPS 2017

The India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) has certainly been one of the most prolific strategic partnerships between the two nations. Leadership from both the countries have always understood the value, strength and potential of such a partnership. It has resulted in various initiatives, which have focused on empowerment and holistic development. We are very pleased to take this initiative further as the ‘Global Partnership Summit.’ We welcome all our Global Partners to participate in, support and contribute to this initiative. We strongly feel that the need of the hour is co-operation, collaboration and synergy between the Global Partners. GPS is certainly the right platform to bring it all together. We feel that the overriding philosophy of GPS is ‘Omoiyari’, a social intelligence that allows us to be compassionate, considerate and focus on the power of the collective. Together we can change the course of development in the world, and together we can make a difference.

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Founder Chairman: GPS | Chairman: ICF

Nearly two decades ago, with a single-minded determination to see a better, more responsible world, we started the India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) initiative. With strong support from the leadership of both the countries…

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Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Founder Chairman: GPS,Chairman: ICF

Nearly two decades ago, with a single-minded determination to see a better, more responsible world, we started the India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) initiative. With strong support from the leadership of both the countries, IJGP managed to summarily change the development narrative. The mantra of the IJGP initiative was simple: ‘What can India do for Japan, What can Japan do for India, What can India and Japan together do for the world?’ India and Japan have already formed a formidable partnership—a relationship based on mutual respect, synergized strength and a vision of a sustainable future. It is now time to address how the two countries can contribute to world at large. This has prompted us to evolve the India-Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS) into the Global Partnership Summit (GPS). Addressing both economies of scale and scope, the GPS promises to amalgamate and evolve socio-economic approaches that will empower humanity to create, sustain and grow. We welcome our Global Partners to this initiative where our shared vision, our strengths and our aspirations come together. This is a platform that will manifest a future that we deserve. Join us so that we can craft it together.

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Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Founder Chairman: GPS,Chairman: ICF

Nearly two decades ago, with a single-minded determination to see a better, more responsible world, we started the India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) initiative. With strong support from the leadership of both the countries, IJGP managed to summarily change the development narrative. The mantra of the IJGP initiative was simple: ‘What can India do for Japan, What can Japan do for India, What can India and Japan together do for the world?’ India and Japan have already formed a formidable partnership—a relationship based on mutual respect, synergized strength and a vision of a sustainable future. It is now time to address how the two countries can contribute to world at large. This has prompted us to evolve the India-Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS) into the Global Partnership Summit (GPS). Addressing both economies of scale and scope, the GPS promises to amalgamate and evolve socio-economic approaches that will empower humanity to create, sustain and grow. We welcome our Global Partners to this initiative where our shared vision, our strengths and our aspirations come together. This is a platform that will manifest a future that we deserve. Join us so that we can craft it together.

Continue Reading

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Vibhav Kant Upadhyay

Founder Chairman: GPS,Chairman: ICF

Nearly two decades ago, with a single-minded determination to see a better, more responsible world, we started the India-Japan Global Partnership (IJGP) initiative. With strong support from the leadership of both the countries, IJGP managed to summarily change the development narrative. The mantra of the IJGP initiative was simple: ‘What can India do for Japan, What can Japan do for India, What can India and Japan together do for the world?’ India and Japan have already formed a formidable partnership—a relationship based on mutual respect, synergized strength and a vision of a sustainable future. It is now time to address how the two countries can contribute to world at large. This has prompted us to evolve the India-Japan Global Partnership Summit (IJGPS) into the Global Partnership Summit (GPS). Addressing both economies of scale and scope, the GPS promises to amalgamate and evolve socio-economic approaches that will empower humanity to create, sustain and grow. We welcome our Global Partners to this initiative where our shared vision, our strengths and our aspirations come together. This is a platform that will manifest a future that we deserve. Join us so that we can craft it together.

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Chairman, Essel Group
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

The prerequisite of a sustainable and empowered world order is a process of close interactions between the economic and cross-cultural systems. Global Partnership Summit is an iconic platform where world leaders and influencers …

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SubhashChandra

Dr. Subhash-Chandra&

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Chairman, Essel Group, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

The prerequisite of a sustainable and empowered world order is a process of close interactions between the economic and cross-cultural systems. Global Partnership Summit is an iconic platform where world leaders and influencers converge to set new paradigms of an order that creates opportunities for steadily accelerating economic growth and equitable social development for present and future generations.
It is an honor for me to be part of the Global Partnership Summit as the Co-Chairman. It is a one of a kind effort to bring together intellectuals, corporations, government agencies, NGOs and many others under one umbrella. This summit will certainly bring out the best of the best in business, governance and civil society. The Alternative Development Model which comprises of many factors especially the sustainability of each separate environment shall meet with resounding success. The cooperation that this summit will bring to both the developing and developed world can alter equations for the better of all. This summit is going to be drawing on the expertise and experience of world leaders in government, business and civil society. This can only lead to a win-win situation for all concerned. I welcome the opportunity to work and partner with my colleagues and industry leaders from all over the world that are going to be present here. I look forward to welcoming leaders from all over the world and to an extremely successful summit. I look forward to an extremely engaging summit.

Continue Reading

SubhashChandra

Dr. Subhash-Chandra&

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Chairman, Essel Group, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

The prerequisite of a sustainable and empowered world order is a process of close interactions between the economic and cross-cultural systems. Global Partnership Summit is an iconic platform where world leaders and influencers converge to set new paradigms of an order that creates opportunities for steadily accelerating economic growth and equitable social development for present and future generations.
It is an honor for me to be part of the Global Partnership Summit as the Co-Chairman. It is a one of a kind effort to bring together intellectuals, corporations, government agencies, NGOs and many others under one umbrella. This summit will certainly bring out the best of the best in business, governance and civil society. The Alternative Development Model which comprises of many factors especially the sustainability of each separate environment shall meet with resounding success. The cooperation that this summit will bring to both the developing and developed world can alter equations for the better of all. This summit is going to be drawing on the expertise and experience of world leaders in government, business and civil society. This can only lead to a win-win situation for all concerned. I welcome the opportunity to work and partner with my colleagues and industry leaders from all over the world that are going to be present here. I look forward to welcoming leaders from all over the world and to an extremely successful summit. I look forward to an extremely engaging summit.

Continue Reading

SubhashChandra

Dr. Subhash-Chandra&

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Chairman, Essel Group, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

The prerequisite of a sustainable and empowered world order is a process of close interactions between the economic and cross-cultural systems. Global Partnership Summit is an iconic platform where world leaders and influencers converge to set new paradigms of an order that creates opportunities for steadily accelerating economic growth and equitable social development for present and future generations.
It is an honor for me to be part of the Global Partnership Summit as the Co-Chairman. It is a one of a kind effort to bring together intellectuals, corporations, government agencies, NGOs and many others under one umbrella. This summit will certainly bring out the best of the best in business, governance and civil society. The Alternative Development Model which comprises of many factors especially the sustainability of each separate environment shall meet with resounding success. The cooperation that this summit will bring to both the developing and developed world can alter equations for the better of all. This summit is going to be drawing on the expertise and experience of world leaders in government, business and civil society. This can only lead to a win-win situation for all concerned. I welcome the opportunity to work and partner with my colleagues and industry leaders from all over the world that are going to be present here. I look forward to welcoming leaders from all over the world and to an extremely successful summit. I look forward to an extremely engaging summit.

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Global Partnership Summit 2017 is a testimony to the strong relations between India and Japan heralding a new era of growth and sustainable development along with their global partners. …

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Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Global Partnership Summit 2017 is a testimony to the strong relations between India and Japan heralding a new era of growth and sustainable development along with their global partners.
India and Japan have a high degree of convergence in the geo-political interests that forms the basis of a long-term partnership. The new Alternative Development Model (ADM) as envisaged by the India Center Foundation will go a long way in making these partnerships more productive. The ADM Model has the potential to be a critical engine of global growth, a vital partner in global security and a model for democratic development. It gives me immense pleasure to be Co-Chairman of GPS 2017. I am certain that the Global Partnership Summit will pragmatically engage with all the global partners for a more secure future.
I look forward to being proactively engaged with this platform and engaging with thought leaders from all over the world at the summit.

Continue Reading

Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Global Partnership Summit 2017 is a testimony to the strong relations between India and Japan heralding a new era of growth and sustainable development along with their global partners.
India and Japan have a high degree of convergence in the geo-political interests that forms the basis of a long-term partnership. The new Alternative Development Model (ADM) as envisaged by the India Center Foundation will go a long way in making these partnerships more productive. The ADM Model has the potential to be a critical engine of global growth, a vital partner in global security and a model for democratic development. It gives me immense pleasure to be Co-Chairman of GPS 2017. I am certain that the Global Partnership Summit will pragmatically engage with all the global partners for a more secure future.
I look forward to being proactively engaged with this platform and engaging with thought leaders from all over the world at the summit.

Continue Reading

Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Co-Chairman: GPS 2017,
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Global Partnership Summit 2017 is a testimony to the strong relations between India and Japan heralding a new era of growth and sustainable development along with their global partners.
India and Japan have a high degree of convergence in the geo-political interests that forms the basis of a long-term partnership. The new Alternative Development Model (ADM) as envisaged by the India Center Foundation will go a long way in making these partnerships more productive. The ADM Model has the potential to be a critical engine of global growth, a vital partner in global security and a model for democratic development. It gives me immense pleasure to be Co-Chairman of GPS 2017. I am certain that the Global Partnership Summit will pragmatically engage with all the global partners for a more secure future.
I look forward to being proactively engaged with this platform and engaging with thought leaders from all over the world at the summit.

Summit Initiatives

The GPS converges the needs of today into the viability of tomorrow, thus becoming a formidable platform to take forward the mission of an all-encompassing and holistic development framework

Speaker Highlights

Pranav Mehta

Pranav Mehta

Founder Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), Chairman Elect, Global Solar Council and Vice Chairman, Asia Photovoltaic Industries Association

Pranav R Mehta is India’s leading environmentalist and technocrat known for his social and environmental concerns.  He is the Founder Chairman of National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), New Delhi, Chairman Elect of the Global Solar Council (GSC), launched at Paris during COP 21 Climate Change related events. Apart from his hands-on experience of implementing solar energy projects both big and small, he is advising renowned National and Multinational Companies and has been mentoring start-ups in solar sector. A National Scholar throughout his academic career, he has industrial experience of 40+ years at senior corporate management levels in India’s top notch corporations like Reliance, Tata Steel, Essar, GSPC, GIIC etc. mainly in the area of “Concept to Commissioning” of New Technology Projects and Sustainable Development.
He has been involved in policy advocacy, regulatory matters in electricity sector and has been associated with Asia’s largest solar park at Charanka in Gujarat. He has rendered out outstanding services to the country in the Core Sector industries like Steel, Petroleum, Power and Natural Gas sector. He played a significant role in ushering in CNG not only in the mega city of Ahmedabad but also other cities of Gujarat significantly reducing air pollution in these cities.
One of his outstanding contributions to India has been his pivotal role in establishing the country’s First Natural Gas Based Sponge iron and Steel plant at Hazira in Gujarat, which resulted in reducing millions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions usually associated with conventional steel plants using coal. This project also saved diesel, electric and other fossil fuels used in transportation of steel from the traditional eastern parts of the country to western parts in India over long distances and equally significantly resulted in savings in valuable foreign exchange for the country.

Pranav Mehta

Pranav Mehta

Founder Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), Chairman Elect, Global Solar Council and Vice Chairman, Asia Photovoltaic Industries Association

Pranav R Mehta is India’s leading environmentalist and technocrat known for his social and environmental concerns.  He is the Founder Chairman of National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), New Delhi, Chairman Elect of the Global Solar Council (GSC), launched at Paris during COP 21 Climate Change related events. Apart from his hands-on experience of implementing solar energy projects both big and small, he is advising renowned National and Multinational Companies and has been mentoring start-ups in solar sector. A National Scholar throughout his academic career, he has industrial experience of 40+ years at senior corporate management levels in India’s top notch corporations like Reliance, Tata Steel, Essar, GSPC, GIIC etc. mainly in the area of “Concept to Commissioning” of New Technology Projects and Sustainable Development.
He has been involved in policy advocacy, regulatory matters in electricity sector and has been associated with Asia’s largest solar park at Charanka in Gujarat. He has rendered out outstanding services to the country in the Core Sector industries like Steel, Petroleum, Power and Natural Gas sector. He played a significant role in ushering in CNG not only in the mega city of Ahmedabad but also other cities of Gujarat significantly reducing air pollution in these cities.
One of his outstanding contributions to India has been his pivotal role in establishing the country’s First Natural Gas Based Sponge iron and Steel plant at Hazira in Gujarat, which resulted in reducing millions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions usually associated with conventional steel plants using coal. This project also saved diesel, electric and other fossil fuels used in transportation of steel from the traditional eastern parts of the country to western parts in India over long distances and equally significantly resulted in savings in valuable foreign exchange for the country.

Pranav Mehta

Pranav Mehta

Founder Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), Chairman Elect, Global Solar Council and Vice Chairman, Asia Photovoltaic Industries Association

Pranav R Mehta is India’s leading environmentalist and technocrat known for his social and environmental concerns.  He is the Founder Chairman of National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), New Delhi, Chairman Elect of the Global Solar Council (GSC), launched at Paris during COP 21 Climate Change related events. Apart from his hands-on experience of implementing solar energy projects both big and small, he is advising renowned National and Multinational Companies and has been mentoring start-ups in solar sector. A National Scholar throughout his academic career, he has industrial experience of 40+ years at senior corporate management levels in India’s top notch corporations like Reliance, Tata Steel, Essar, GSPC, GIIC etc. mainly in the area of “Concept to Commissioning” of New Technology Projects and Sustainable Development.
He has been involved in policy advocacy, regulatory matters in electricity sector and has been associated with Asia’s largest solar park at Charanka in Gujarat. He has rendered out outstanding services to the country in the Core Sector industries like Steel, Petroleum, Power and Natural Gas sector. He played a significant role in ushering in CNG not only in the mega city of Ahmedabad but also other cities of Gujarat significantly reducing air pollution in these cities.
One of his outstanding contributions to India has been his pivotal role in establishing the country’s First Natural Gas Based Sponge iron and Steel plant at Hazira in Gujarat, which resulted in reducing millions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions usually associated with conventional steel plants using coal. This project also saved diesel, electric and other fossil fuels used in transportation of steel from the traditional eastern parts of the country to western parts in India over long distances and equally significantly resulted in savings in valuable foreign exchange for the country.

Pranav Mehta

Founder Chairman, National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), Chairman Elect, Global Solar Council and Vice Chairman, Asia Photovoltaic Industries Association

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Fermilab, U.S. Department Of Energy, Batavia, Illinois

Dr. Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh is a high energy physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory of the US Department of Energy.  Born in Taiwan, he received education from international high school in Okinawa, MIT BS, Caltech MS, MIT PhD.  He is an American Physical Society Fellow and Okinawa Goodwill Ambassador. Dr. Yeh’s work and contributions include the discovery of the Top Quark, pioneering large scale super computing using Linux, and creating new Particle Therapy centers for treating tumor patients in Illinois, Taiwan, and other countries.  He served as a member of the Republic of China Taiwan’s Presidential Science and Technology Advisory Committee and as Special Advisor to Japan’s Minister of Science and Technology Policy to create Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Fermilab, U.S. Department Of Energy, Batavia, Illinois

Dr. Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh is a high energy physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory of the US Department of Energy.  Born in Taiwan, he received education from international high school in Okinawa, MIT BS, Caltech MS, MIT PhD.  He is an American Physical Society Fellow and Okinawa Goodwill Ambassador. Dr. Yeh’s work and contributions include the discovery of the Top Quark, pioneering large scale super computing using Linux, and creating new Particle Therapy centers for treating tumor patients in Illinois, Taiwan, and other countries.  He served as a member of the Republic of China Taiwan’s Presidential Science and Technology Advisory Committee and as Special Advisor to Japan’s Minister of Science and Technology Policy to create Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Fermilab, U.S. Department Of Energy, Batavia, Illinois

Dr. Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh is a high energy physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory of the US Department of Energy.  Born in Taiwan, he received education from international high school in Okinawa, MIT BS, Caltech MS, MIT PhD.  He is an American Physical Society Fellow and Okinawa Goodwill Ambassador. Dr. Yeh’s work and contributions include the discovery of the Top Quark, pioneering large scale super computing using Linux, and creating new Particle Therapy centers for treating tumor patients in Illinois, Taiwan, and other countries.  He served as a member of the Republic of China Taiwan’s Presidential Science and Technology Advisory Committee and as Special Advisor to Japan’s Minister of Science and Technology Policy to create Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

Fermilab, U.S. Department Of Energy, Batavia, Illinois

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

Hon. Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

Nitin Ghadkari is an Indian politician and the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-2013. He is also known for the works during his tenure as a Public Works Department Minister in the state of Maharashtra when he constructed a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state including the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai–Pune Expressway.

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

Hon. Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

Nitin Ghadkari is an Indian politician and the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-2013. He is also known for the works during his tenure as a Public Works Department Minister in the state of Maharashtra when he constructed a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state including the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai–Pune Expressway.

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

Hon. Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

Nitin Ghadkari is an Indian politician and the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-2013. He is also known for the works during his tenure as a Public Works Department Minister in the state of Maharashtra when he constructed a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state including the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai–Pune Expressway.

Nitin Gadkari

Hon. Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Government of India

George Molakal

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund, Co-Chairman, Smart Cities Initiative (SCI), GPS

George Molakal  has handled multi-million-dollar transactions in the mergers and acquisition field. He has worked on international deals involving the US, Europe, Middle East, India and China. He often is called to help lead global forums across the world.
He is involved in private equity and venture capital transactions, executing cross-border buyout transactions in private equity.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Oxford University. He also is working with various social organizations across the world on child malnutrition, health care and education.

George Molakal

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund, Co-Chairman, Smart Cities Initiative (SCI), GPS

George Molakal  has handled multi-million-dollar transactions in the mergers and acquisition field. He has worked on international deals involving the US, Europe, Middle East, India and China. He often is called to help lead global forums across the world.
He is involved in private equity and venture capital transactions, executing cross-border buyout transactions in private equity.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Oxford University. He also is working with various social organizations across the world on child malnutrition, health care and education.

George Molakal

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund, Co-Chairman, Smart Cities Initiative (SCI), GPS

George Molakal  has handled multi-million-dollar transactions in the mergers and acquisition field. He has worked on international deals involving the US, Europe, Middle East, India and China. He often is called to help lead global forums across the world.
He is involved in private equity and venture capital transactions, executing cross-border buyout transactions in private equity.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and Oxford University. He also is working with various social organizations across the world on child malnutrition, health care and education.

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund, Co-Chairman, Smart Cities Initiative (SCI), GPS

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Rajeev Mishra served as Head of Softbank Vision Fund at SoftBank Group Corp. since October 2016. He served as Head of Strategic Finance at SoftBank Group Corp. from November 3, 2014 to October 2016. He joined SoftBank in November 2014. In this role, he works with SoftBank Group and SoftBank Internet and Media Inc. to optimize long-term capital structure and financing strategy. He is also the Founder at Clarent Capital Partners LLP. Previously, he served as a Senior Managing Director and Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC which he joined in May 2014. Prior to that, he spent 5 years at UBS as the Global Head of Credit and Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Rajeev Mishra served as Head of Softbank Vision Fund at SoftBank Group Corp. since October 2016. He served as Head of Strategic Finance at SoftBank Group Corp. from November 3, 2014 to October 2016. He joined SoftBank in November 2014. In this role, he works with SoftBank Group and SoftBank Internet and Media Inc. to optimize long-term capital structure and financing strategy. He is also the Founder at Clarent Capital Partners LLP. Previously, he served as a Senior Managing Director and Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC which he joined in May 2014. Prior to that, he spent 5 years at UBS as the Global Head of Credit and Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Rajeev Mishra served as Head of Softbank Vision Fund at SoftBank Group Corp. since October 2016. He served as Head of Strategic Finance at SoftBank Group Corp. from November 3, 2014 to October 2016. He joined SoftBank in November 2014. In this role, he works with SoftBank Group and SoftBank Internet and Media Inc. to optimize long-term capital structure and financing strategy. He is also the Founder at Clarent Capital Partners LLP. Previously, he served as a Senior Managing Director and Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC which he joined in May 2014. Prior to that, he spent 5 years at UBS as the Global Head of Credit and Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

James Scott McCallum (born May 2, 1950) is an American businessman and former politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 43rd Governor of Wisconsin, serving from 2001 to 2003. Prior to assuming the role of governor upon the appointment of Tommy Thompson as Secretary of Health and Human Services, McCallum served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin.

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

James Scott McCallum (born May 2, 1950) is an American businessman and former politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 43rd Governor of Wisconsin, serving from 2001 to 2003. Prior to assuming the role of governor upon the appointment of Tommy Thompson as Secretary of Health and Human Services, McCallum served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin.

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

James Scott McCallum (born May 2, 1950) is an American businessman and former politician. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 43rd Governor of Wisconsin, serving from 2001 to 2003. Prior to assuming the role of governor upon the appointment of Tommy Thompson as Secretary of Health and Human Services, McCallum served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin.

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

Manoj Kohli

Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy

Manoj Kohli is presently the Executive Chairman of SB Energy, a joint venture by Japan’s SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn. He is leading the solar generation business to a vision of 20GW as well as supporting EV development in India.
Earlier he was the Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises and responsible for the growth of retail, insurance, agri-products, real estate, mobile internet etc.

Manoj Kohli

Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy

Manoj Kohli is presently the Executive Chairman of SB Energy, a joint venture by Japan’s SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn. He is leading the solar generation business to a vision of 20GW as well as supporting EV development in India.
Earlier he was the Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises and responsible for the growth of retail, insurance, agri-products, real estate, mobile internet etc.

Manoj Kohli

Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy

Manoj Kohli is presently the Executive Chairman of SB Energy, a joint venture by Japan’s SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn. He is leading the solar generation business to a vision of 20GW as well as supporting EV development in India.
Earlier he was the Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises and responsible for the growth of retail, insurance, agri-products, real estate, mobile internet etc.

Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, The Art of Living

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a globally revered spiritual and humanitarian leader spearheading a network of organizations including the Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values. He aims to create an unprecedented worldwide movement for a stress-free, violence-free society.
Conferred with the highest civilian award of Colombia, Mongolia, and Paraguay, he has also been bestowed upon with the Padma Vibhushan. He has received 16 Honorary Doctorates globally and travels to nearly 40 countries a year, with a simple but powerful message that love and wisdom can prevail over hatred and distress.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, The Art of Living

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a globally revered spiritual and humanitarian leader spearheading a network of organizations including the Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values. He aims to create an unprecedented worldwide movement for a stress-free, violence-free society.
Conferred with the highest civilian award of Colombia, Mongolia, and Paraguay, he has also been bestowed upon with the Padma Vibhushan. He has received 16 Honorary Doctorates globally and travels to nearly 40 countries a year, with a simple but powerful message that love and wisdom can prevail over hatred and distress.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, The Art of Living

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a globally revered spiritual and humanitarian leader spearheading a network of organizations including the Art of Living and the International Association for Human Values. He aims to create an unprecedented worldwide movement for a stress-free, violence-free society.
Conferred with the highest civilian award of Colombia, Mongolia, and Paraguay, he has also been bestowed upon with the Padma Vibhushan. He has received 16 Honorary Doctorates globally and travels to nearly 40 countries a year, with a simple but powerful message that love and wisdom can prevail over hatred and distress.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, The Art of Living

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

Hari Om Rai Co-Founded LAVA International Limited and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Managing Director. Mr. Rai is the driving force behind the operations and business development activities of Lava. His vast knowledge emanating from decades of experience in the industry is unparalleled. He enjoys an enviable position because of his strong industry relationships. He has also co-promoted Pacetel Communications, a company which is recognized as an epitome of success in Service of GSM/CDMA Handsets, Terminals & Other Electronics Products. He has also co-founded Amexpress Worldwide Logistics, a premier logistics based firm.

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

Hari Om Rai Co-Founded LAVA International Limited and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Managing Director. Mr. Rai is the driving force behind the operations and business development activities of Lava. His vast knowledge emanating from decades of experience in the industry is unparalleled. He enjoys an enviable position because of his strong industry relationships. He has also co-promoted Pacetel Communications, a company which is recognized as an epitome of success in Service of GSM/CDMA Handsets, Terminals & Other Electronics Products. He has also co-founded Amexpress Worldwide Logistics, a premier logistics based firm.

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

Hari Om Rai Co-Founded LAVA International Limited and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Managing Director. Mr. Rai is the driving force behind the operations and business development activities of Lava. His vast knowledge emanating from decades of experience in the industry is unparalleled. He enjoys an enviable position because of his strong industry relationships. He has also co-promoted Pacetel Communications, a company which is recognized as an epitome of success in Service of GSM/CDMA Handsets, Terminals & Other Electronics Products. He has also co-founded Amexpress Worldwide Logistics, a premier logistics based firm.

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

HIROSHI SHIMIZU

Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

Founder and CEO, e-Gle Corporation, Emeritus Professor, Keio University

Hiroshi Shimizu is the CEO of e-Gle Corporation and Emeritus Professor at the Keio University. An expert in environmental issues and technology solutions such as EVs, he has developed 14 concept cars over a 30-year period. Joining the Keio University faculty from 1997, he became a technology leader in Japan’s Eliica Project, which conducted research into the marketing of electric vehicles. He has also recently been involved with the development of electric bus technology in cooperation with the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. He is currently working with India Center Foundation to create India’s first affordable EV “India’s National Car”.

HIROSHI SHIMIZU

Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

Founder and CEO, e-Gle Corporation, Emeritus Professor, Keio University

Hiroshi Shimizu is the CEO of e-Gle Corporation and Emeritus Professor at the Keio University. An expert in environmental issues and technology solutions such as EVs, he has developed 14 concept cars over a 30-year period. Joining the Keio University faculty from 1997, he became a technology leader in Japan’s Eliica Project, which conducted research into the marketing of electric vehicles. He has also recently been involved with the development of electric bus technology in cooperation with the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. He is currently working with India Center Foundation to create India’s first affordable EV “India’s National Car”.

HIROSHI SHIMIZU

Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

Founder and CEO, e-Gle Corporation, Emeritus Professor, Keio University

Hiroshi Shimizu is the CEO of e-Gle Corporation and Emeritus Professor at the Keio University. An expert in environmental issues and technology solutions such as EVs, he has developed 14 concept cars over a 30-year period. Joining the Keio University faculty from 1997, he became a technology leader in Japan’s Eliica Project, which conducted research into the marketing of electric vehicles. He has also recently been involved with the development of electric bus technology in cooperation with the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. He is currently working with India Center Foundation to create India’s first affordable EV “India’s National Car”.

Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

Founder and CEO, e-Gle Corporation, Emeritus Professor, Keio University

Dr. Vivek Lall

Dr. Vivek Lall

Chief Executive, Strategic Development, General Atomics

Dr. Vivek Lall is Chief Executive US and International Strategic Development of General Atomics. He has also previously served as the President and CEO of Reliance.A graduate of Carleton University, he has also served as Vice President of Boeing for more than 14 years.
He has done Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in Kansas and his MBA in Washington. He has also been the recipient of several honors, including the 2008 OCA National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award. He has also received a gold medal from Cambridge (UK) for his scientific contributions to the field of aerospace.

Dr. Vivek Lall

Dr. Vivek Lall

Chief Executive, Strategic Development, General Atomics

Dr. Vivek Lall is Chief Executive US and International Strategic Development of General Atomics. He has also previously served as the President and CEO of Reliance.A graduate of Carleton University, he has also served as Vice President of Boeing for more than 14 years.
He has done Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in Kansas and his MBA in Washington. He has also been the recipient of several honors, including the 2008 OCA National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award. He has also received a gold medal from Cambridge (UK) for his scientific contributions to the field of aerospace.

Dr. Vivek Lall

Dr. Vivek Lall

Chief Executive, Strategic Development, General Atomics

Dr. Vivek Lall is Chief Executive US and International Strategic Development of General Atomics. He has also previously served as the President and CEO of Reliance.A graduate of Carleton University, he has also served as Vice President of Boeing for more than 14 years.
He has done Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in Kansas and his MBA in Washington. He has also been the recipient of several honors, including the 2008 OCA National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Award. He has also received a gold medal from Cambridge (UK) for his scientific contributions to the field of aerospace.

Dr. Vivek Lall

Chief Executive, Strategic Development, General Atomics

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