SPEAKERS


GPS 2017 Speakers consist of academicians, business leaders, opinion leaders and policy makers. These are our expected speakers, revisit this space for more updates.

A. Surya Prakash

A. Surya Prakash

Journalist and Chairman, Prasar Bharati

A. Surya Prakash is an Indian journalist and chairperson of Prasar Bharati.
He has served as Chief of Bureau of Indian Express from 1988 to 1993 and as political Editor of Eenadu Group during 1994-95 and editor of Zee News. He is the author of What Ails Indian Parliament. Surya Prakash is a MA in Sociology from Mysore University and D.Litt from Tumkur University.

A. Surya Prakash

A. Surya Prakash

Journalist and Chairman, Prasar Bharati

A. Surya Prakash is an Indian journalist and chairperson of Prasar Bharati.
He has served as Chief of Bureau of Indian Express from 1988 to 1993 and as political Editor of Eenadu Group during 1994-95 and editor of Zee News. He is the author of What Ails Indian Parliament. Surya Prakash is a MA in Sociology from Mysore University and D.Litt from Tumkur University.

A. Surya Prakash

A. Surya Prakash

Journalist and Chairman, Prasar Bharati

A. Surya Prakash is an Indian journalist and chairperson of Prasar Bharati.
He has served as Chief of Bureau of Indian Express from 1988 to 1993 and as political Editor of Eenadu Group during 1994-95 and editor of Zee News. He is the author of What Ails Indian Parliament. Surya Prakash is a MA in Sociology from Mysore University and D.Litt from Tumkur University.

A. Surya Prakash

Journalist and Chairman, Prasar Bharati

Aditya Malik

Aditya Malik

MD & CEO, Talentedge.in

Mr. Aditya Malik is the Managing Director and CEO of Talentedge.in. He also serves as a Senior Partner of Lumis Partners. He has over 20 years of experience in delivery management, customer service, operational excellence, quality, transitions and human resources. He has also worked with organizations like BA Continuum, GE Capital and American Express in various leadership roles across operations, delivery and quality.

Aditya Malik

Aditya Malik

MD & CEO, Talentedge.in

Mr. Aditya Malik is the Managing Director and CEO of Talentedge.in. He also serves as a Senior Partner of Lumis Partners. He has over 20 years of experience in delivery management, customer service, operational excellence, quality, transitions and human resources. He has also worked with organizations like BA Continuum, GE Capital and American Express in various leadership roles across operations, delivery and quality.

Aditya Malik

Aditya Malik

MD & CEO, Talentedge.in

Mr. Aditya Malik is the Managing Director and CEO of Talentedge.in. He also serves as a Senior Partner of Lumis Partners. He has over 20 years of experience in delivery management, customer service, operational excellence, quality, transitions and human resources. He has also worked with organizations like BA Continuum, GE Capital and American Express in various leadership roles across operations, delivery and quality.

Aditya Malik

MD & CEO, Talentedge.in

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

CEO, UIDAI

Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey is the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India UIDAI and has been steering Aadhaar in India since its beginning in 2010. Over the last six years, he has closely worked with central and state governments, banks, oil companies and other stakeholders to enable use of Aadhaar platform in programs such as Direct Benefit Transfers, financial inclusion, and E-governance. He is an officer of Indian Administrative Service having over 30 years of experience at various positions in Government of India.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

CEO, UIDAI

Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey is the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India UIDAI and has been steering Aadhaar in India since its beginning in 2010. Over the last six years, he has closely worked with central and state governments, banks, oil companies and other stakeholders to enable use of Aadhaar platform in programs such as Direct Benefit Transfers, financial inclusion, and E-governance. He is an officer of Indian Administrative Service having over 30 years of experience at various positions in Government of India.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

CEO, UIDAI

Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey is the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India UIDAI and has been steering Aadhaar in India since its beginning in 2010. Over the last six years, he has closely worked with central and state governments, banks, oil companies and other stakeholders to enable use of Aadhaar platform in programs such as Direct Benefit Transfers, financial inclusion, and E-governance. He is an officer of Indian Administrative Service having over 30 years of experience at various positions in Government of India.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey

CEO, UIDAI

Akshay Garkel

Akshay Garkel

Partner at Grant Thornton India LLP

Akshay comes with an experience of 17+ years in IT Risk Advisory and Cyber-security. His focus has been working with large Financial institutes including public and private sector banks, mutual fund houses, large exchanges, insurance companies and capital houses in India. His areas of expertise spans across cyber-security, business and practice management, and includes Cyber-security in the boardroom, Cyber-security Maturity & Road map, Security Operations & Managed Services, Vulnerability Management & Penetration Testing, IT Infrastructure Security, IT Risk Management & Program Management in Banking & Financial Sector, Telecom, Enterprise IT and Manufacturing industries.

Akshay Garkel

Akshay Garkel

Partner at Grant Thornton India LLP

Akshay comes with an experience of 17+ years in IT Risk Advisory and Cyber-security. His focus has been working with large Financial institutes including public and private sector banks, mutual fund houses, large exchanges, insurance companies and capital houses in India. His areas of expertise spans across cyber-security, business and practice management, and includes Cyber-security in the boardroom, Cyber-security Maturity & Road map, Security Operations & Managed Services, Vulnerability Management & Penetration Testing, IT Infrastructure Security, IT Risk Management & Program Management in Banking & Financial Sector, Telecom, Enterprise IT and Manufacturing industries.

Akshay Garkel

Akshay Garkel

Partner at Grant Thornton India LLP

Akshay comes with an experience of 17+ years in IT Risk Advisory and Cyber-security. His focus has been working with large Financial institutes including public and private sector banks, mutual fund houses, large exchanges, insurance companies and capital houses in India. His areas of expertise spans across cyber-security, business and practice management, and includes Cyber-security in the boardroom, Cyber-security Maturity & Road map, Security Operations & Managed Services, Vulnerability Management & Penetration Testing, IT Infrastructure Security, IT Risk Management & Program Management in Banking & Financial Sector, Telecom, Enterprise IT and Manufacturing industries.

Akshay Garkel

Partner at Grant Thornton India LLP

Alberto Martin Torras

Alberto Martin Torras

Head of Government Relations, Smart City Expo World Congress

Mr. Alberto Martín Torras is the Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East at Smart City Expo World Congress. His previous experience includes serving as a Trade Advisor for the Spanish Economic & Commercial Office in Mumbai as well as holding various consulting roles in Spain, Germany and Latin America. He has participated as a speaker in several international events about smart cities.

Alberto Martin Torras

Alberto Martin Torras

Head of Government Relations, Smart City Expo World Congress

Mr. Alberto Martín Torras is the Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East at Smart City Expo World Congress. His previous experience includes serving as a Trade Advisor for the Spanish Economic & Commercial Office in Mumbai as well as holding various consulting roles in Spain, Germany and Latin America. He has participated as a speaker in several international events about smart cities.

Alberto Martin Torras

Alberto Martin Torras

Head of Government Relations, Smart City Expo World Congress

Mr. Alberto Martín Torras is the Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East at Smart City Expo World Congress. His previous experience includes serving as a Trade Advisor for the Spanish Economic & Commercial Office in Mumbai as well as holding various consulting roles in Spain, Germany and Latin America. He has participated as a speaker in several international events about smart cities.

Alberto Martin Torras

Head of Government Relations, Smart City Expo World Congress

Alkesh Sharma

Alkesh Sharma

CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

Alkesh Kumar Sharma, IAS, has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited since October 2015. He serves as the Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation. He is a 1990 batch Kerala-cadre IAS officer from Rajasthan, was serving as the Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. He serves as Secretary to Government of Kerala, Industries (Investment Promotion) Department. He was Director of Kerala Tourism in 2001 to 2004. He served as Managing Director at Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited from July 2010 to February 2011.

Alkesh Sharma

Alkesh Sharma

CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

Alkesh Kumar Sharma, IAS, has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited since October 2015. He serves as the Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation. He is a 1990 batch Kerala-cadre IAS officer from Rajasthan, was serving as the Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. He serves as Secretary to Government of Kerala, Industries (Investment Promotion) Department. He was Director of Kerala Tourism in 2001 to 2004. He served as Managing Director at Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited from July 2010 to February 2011.

Alkesh Sharma

Alkesh Sharma

CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

Alkesh Kumar Sharma, IAS, has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited since October 2015. He serves as the Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation. He is a 1990 batch Kerala-cadre IAS officer from Rajasthan, was serving as the Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. He serves as Secretary to Government of Kerala, Industries (Investment Promotion) Department. He was Director of Kerala Tourism in 2001 to 2004. He served as Managing Director at Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited from July 2010 to February 2011.

Alkesh Sharma

CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

Alok Mittal

Alok Mittal

Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs

Mr. Alok Mittal is the Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs. He cleared civil service examinations and joined Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1993, Haryana Cadre. He has also served as Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon.

Alok Mittal

Alok Mittal

Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs

Mr. Alok Mittal is the Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs. He cleared civil service examinations and joined Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1993, Haryana Cadre. He has also served as Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon.

Alok Mittal

Alok Mittal

Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs

Mr. Alok Mittal is the Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs. He cleared civil service examinations and joined Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1993, Haryana Cadre. He has also served as Commissioner of Police, Gurgaon.

Alok Mittal

Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Hon. Minister of Tourism

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam currently holds position of Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology. He pioneered the literacy movement in India by making Kottayam the first 100% literate town in India in 1989. Kottayam District also achieved a quality health index better than the United States of America, when he was the District Collector. Built a Cancer hospital at Kottayam Medical College, with contribution from 8.2 million people. As Commissioner DDA, demolished 14310 illegal buildings .

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Hon. Minister of Tourism

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam currently holds position of Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology. He pioneered the literacy movement in India by making Kottayam the first 100% literate town in India in 1989. Kottayam District also achieved a quality health index better than the United States of America, when he was the District Collector. Built a Cancer hospital at Kottayam Medical College, with contribution from 8.2 million people. As Commissioner DDA, demolished 14310 illegal buildings .

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Hon. Minister of Tourism

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam currently holds position of Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology. He pioneered the literacy movement in India by making Kottayam the first 100% literate town in India in 1989. Kottayam District also achieved a quality health index better than the United States of America, when he was the District Collector. Built a Cancer hospital at Kottayam Medical College, with contribution from 8.2 million people. As Commissioner DDA, demolished 14310 illegal buildings .

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Hon. Minister of Tourism

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Adviser to FICCI on MENA & AFRICA / BRICS Chamber of Commerce

Amb. Anil Trigunayat is a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He has served in the Indian Missions in Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Mongolia, USA, Russia, Sweden and Nigeria, Libya and Jordan. In the Ministry of External Affairs he has worked in the Economic, West Asia and North Africa and Consular Divisions. He also served as Director General/Joint Secretary for the Gulf & Haj Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. Thereafter, Mr. Trigunayat worked as Deputy Chief of Mission in the rank of Ambassador in the Embassy of India, Moscow.

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Adviser to FICCI on MENA & AFRICA / BRICS Chamber of Commerce

Amb. Anil Trigunayat is a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He has served in the Indian Missions in Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Mongolia, USA, Russia, Sweden and Nigeria, Libya and Jordan. In the Ministry of External Affairs he has worked in the Economic, West Asia and North Africa and Consular Divisions. He also served as Director General/Joint Secretary for the Gulf & Haj Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. Thereafter, Mr. Trigunayat worked as Deputy Chief of Mission in the rank of Ambassador in the Embassy of India, Moscow.

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Adviser to FICCI on MENA & AFRICA / BRICS Chamber of Commerce

Amb. Anil Trigunayat is a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He has served in the Indian Missions in Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Mongolia, USA, Russia, Sweden and Nigeria, Libya and Jordan. In the Ministry of External Affairs he has worked in the Economic, West Asia and North Africa and Consular Divisions. He also served as Director General/Joint Secretary for the Gulf & Haj Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. Thereafter, Mr. Trigunayat worked as Deputy Chief of Mission in the rank of Ambassador in the Embassy of India, Moscow.

Amb. Anil Trigunayat

Adviser to FICCI on MENA & AFRICA / BRICS Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Partner, EY LLP

Amitabh Jhingan is a partner and National Leader-Education practice, EY. He is also the co-chair at industry lobby FICCI’s school education committee.

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Partner, EY LLP

Amitabh Jhingan is a partner and National Leader-Education practice, EY. He is also the co-chair at industry lobby FICCI’s school education committee.

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Partner, EY LLP

Amitabh Jhingan is a partner and National Leader-Education practice, EY. He is also the co-chair at industry lobby FICCI’s school education committee.

Amitabh Jhingan

Partner, EY LLP

Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Anand Kumar has been appointed the Secretary of New and Renewable Energy. Kumar served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism. He also served as the Managing Director, National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited in 2014.
During his career, he has held many important positions in the tourism, infrastructure, industry, biotechnology, finance, revenue, elections and governance sectors under the State and Central governments.

Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Anand Kumar has been appointed the Secretary of New and Renewable Energy. Kumar served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism. He also served as the Managing Director, National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited in 2014.
During his career, he has held many important positions in the tourism, infrastructure, industry, biotechnology, finance, revenue, elections and governance sectors under the State and Central governments.

Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Anand Kumar has been appointed the Secretary of New and Renewable Energy. Kumar served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism. He also served as the Managing Director, National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited in 2014.
During his career, he has held many important positions in the tourism, infrastructure, industry, biotechnology, finance, revenue, elections and governance sectors under the State and Central governments.

Anand Kumar

Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Arunabha Ghosh

Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, CEEW

Arunabha Ghosh serves as Chief Executive Officer of Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), an independent, policy research institution in India.
He has delivered public lectures in several countries, and been interviewed by ABC (Australia), BBC, NDTV (India) and Voice of America, among other news outlets. He has also been consulted by DFID (UK), UK Ministry of Justice, IDRC (Canada), International Energy Agency, the Commonwealth Secretariat (London), Oxfam International, and Transparency International. His op-eds have appeared in the Business Standard, Financial Express, India Today, Indian Express, Mint, Seminar, Tehelka, and The Hindu.

Arunabha Ghosh

Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, CEEW

Arunabha Ghosh serves as Chief Executive Officer of Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), an independent, policy research institution in India.
He has delivered public lectures in several countries, and been interviewed by ABC (Australia), BBC, NDTV (India) and Voice of America, among other news outlets. He has also been consulted by DFID (UK), UK Ministry of Justice, IDRC (Canada), International Energy Agency, the Commonwealth Secretariat (London), Oxfam International, and Transparency International. His op-eds have appeared in the Business Standard, Financial Express, India Today, Indian Express, Mint, Seminar, Tehelka, and The Hindu.

Arunabha Ghosh

Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, CEEW

Arunabha Ghosh serves as Chief Executive Officer of Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), an independent, policy research institution in India.
He has delivered public lectures in several countries, and been interviewed by ABC (Australia), BBC, NDTV (India) and Voice of America, among other news outlets. He has also been consulted by DFID (UK), UK Ministry of Justice, IDRC (Canada), International Energy Agency, the Commonwealth Secretariat (London), Oxfam International, and Transparency International. His op-eds have appeared in the Business Standard, Financial Express, India Today, Indian Express, Mint, Seminar, Tehelka, and The Hindu.

Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, CEEW

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Member of Scientific Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister of India

Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India and has served as the departmental chair.
He leads the Telecommunications and Computer Networks group (TeNeT) at IIT Madras. This group is closely working with industry in the development of a number of Telecommunications and Computer Network Systems.
He is a director on the board of State Bank of India. He is also a board member of several Telecom and IT companies in India, including Sasken, Tejas Networks and HTL, NRDC, and IDRBT. He is a former board member of VSNL & BSNL.

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Member of Scientific Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister of India

Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India and has served as the departmental chair.
He leads the Telecommunications and Computer Networks group (TeNeT) at IIT Madras. This group is closely working with industry in the development of a number of Telecommunications and Computer Network Systems.
He is a director on the board of State Bank of India. He is also a board member of several Telecom and IT companies in India, including Sasken, Tejas Networks and HTL, NRDC, and IDRBT. He is a former board member of VSNL & BSNL.

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Member of Scientific Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister of India

Ashok Jhunjhunwala is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras at Chennai, India and has served as the departmental chair.
He leads the Telecommunications and Computer Networks group (TeNeT) at IIT Madras. This group is closely working with industry in the development of a number of Telecommunications and Computer Network Systems.
He is a director on the board of State Bank of India. He is also a board member of several Telecom and IT companies in India, including Sasken, Tejas Networks and HTL, NRDC, and IDRBT. He is a former board member of VSNL & BSNL.

Ashok Jhunjhunwala

Member of Scientific Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister of India

Atsushi Wakamiya

Atsushi Wakamiya

Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

Atsushi Wakayama is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan. His expertise lies in Structural Organic Chemistry and Organic Material Science. One of his main research themes and the subject of many publications by him includes the development of innovative organic solar cells.

Atsushi Wakamiya

Atsushi Wakamiya

Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

Atsushi Wakayama is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan. His expertise lies in Structural Organic Chemistry and Organic Material Science. One of his main research themes and the subject of many publications by him includes the development of innovative organic solar cells.

Atsushi Wakamiya

Atsushi Wakamiya

Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

Atsushi Wakayama is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan. His expertise lies in Structural Organic Chemistry and Organic Material Science. One of his main research themes and the subject of many publications by him includes the development of innovative organic solar cells.

Atsushi Wakamiya

Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

Mr. Avelo Roy

Mr. Avelo Roy

MD , Kolkata Ventures

Avelo Roy is a Managing Director at Kolkata Ventures, Owner and Director at ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Country head at AIWA (India), Guest Lecturer at Illinois Institute of Technology, Board member at Spring Ventures, Advisor at Acumen Dynamics, and a short time instructor at IIT Kanpur. Avelo Roy is one such person who can be an inspiration and motivation to myriad people by his habits, beliefs, and application of those beliefs in his life. In sharing his journey with Business Alligators, we came across a lot of significant insights about his journey of entrepreneurship

Mr. Avelo Roy

Mr. Avelo Roy

MD , Kolkata Ventures

Avelo Roy is a Managing Director at Kolkata Ventures, Owner and Director at ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Country head at AIWA (India), Guest Lecturer at Illinois Institute of Technology, Board member at Spring Ventures, Advisor at Acumen Dynamics, and a short time instructor at IIT Kanpur. Avelo Roy is one such person who can be an inspiration and motivation to myriad people by his habits, beliefs, and application of those beliefs in his life. In sharing his journey with Business Alligators, we came across a lot of significant insights about his journey of entrepreneurship

Mr. Avelo Roy

Mr. Avelo Roy

MD , Kolkata Ventures

Avelo Roy is a Managing Director at Kolkata Ventures, Owner and Director at ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Country head at AIWA (India), Guest Lecturer at Illinois Institute of Technology, Board member at Spring Ventures, Advisor at Acumen Dynamics, and a short time instructor at IIT Kanpur. Avelo Roy is one such person who can be an inspiration and motivation to myriad people by his habits, beliefs, and application of those beliefs in his life. In sharing his journey with Business Alligators, we came across a lot of significant insights about his journey of entrepreneurship

Avelo Roy

MD , Kolkata Ventures

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Managing Director, Semper8 Capital

Boris G. Tsimerinov is a Private Equity and VC investor, advisor to family offices and supporter of social causes. Boris has completed approximately 40 successful M&A, Private Equity and Financing transactions in addition to Venture Capital fund management, Leadership and Operations assignments. His projects have spanned construction, technology, healthcare, education, consumer products, industrials and business services sectors. Boris has significant experience with international projects.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, holds a Global Professional Master of Laws from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and is a CFA charterholder. Boris is a speaker, presenter and has been involved in leadership roles with global HBS alumni initiatives, social causes and not-for-profit organizations.

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Managing Director, Semper8 Capital

Boris G. Tsimerinov is a Private Equity and VC investor, advisor to family offices and supporter of social causes. Boris has completed approximately 40 successful M&A, Private Equity and Financing transactions in addition to Venture Capital fund management, Leadership and Operations assignments. His projects have spanned construction, technology, healthcare, education, consumer products, industrials and business services sectors. Boris has significant experience with international projects.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, holds a Global Professional Master of Laws from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and is a CFA charterholder. Boris is a speaker, presenter and has been involved in leadership roles with global HBS alumni initiatives, social causes and not-for-profit organizations.

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Managing Director, Semper8 Capital

Boris G. Tsimerinov is a Private Equity and VC investor, advisor to family offices and supporter of social causes. Boris has completed approximately 40 successful M&A, Private Equity and Financing transactions in addition to Venture Capital fund management, Leadership and Operations assignments. His projects have spanned construction, technology, healthcare, education, consumer products, industrials and business services sectors. Boris has significant experience with international projects.
He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, holds a Global Professional Master of Laws from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and is a CFA charterholder. Boris is a speaker, presenter and has been involved in leadership roles with global HBS alumni initiatives, social causes and not-for-profit organizations.

Boris G. Tsimerinov

Managing Director, Semper8 Capital

Chetan Maini

Chetan Maini

Co-founder and Vice Chairman, Sun Mobility

Chetan Maini has been an Advisor at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited since February 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Technology & Strategy Officer and Deputy Chairman at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited a joint venture between Maini Group of Bangalore and AEV LLC, USA until February 2015.
He has over 14 years experience with electric vehicles, during the course of which he has developed over 6 electric, solar and hybrid-electric vehicles in India and US. He had joined hands with Sun New Energy Systems, investment company of the Sun Group to launch his new venture Sun Mobility.

Chetan Maini

Chetan Maini

Co-founder and Vice Chairman, Sun Mobility

Chetan Maini has been an Advisor at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited since February 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Technology & Strategy Officer and Deputy Chairman at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited a joint venture between Maini Group of Bangalore and AEV LLC, USA until February 2015.
He has over 14 years experience with electric vehicles, during the course of which he has developed over 6 electric, solar and hybrid-electric vehicles in India and US. He had joined hands with Sun New Energy Systems, investment company of the Sun Group to launch his new venture Sun Mobility.

Chetan Maini

Chetan Maini

Co-founder and Vice Chairman, Sun Mobility

Chetan Maini has been an Advisor at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited since February 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Technology & Strategy Officer and Deputy Chairman at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited a joint venture between Maini Group of Bangalore and AEV LLC, USA until February 2015.
He has over 14 years experience with electric vehicles, during the course of which he has developed over 6 electric, solar and hybrid-electric vehicles in India and US. He had joined hands with Sun New Energy Systems, investment company of the Sun Group to launch his new venture Sun Mobility.

Chetan Maini

Co-founder and Vice Chairman, Sun Mobility

Claire Akamanzi

Ms. Claire Akamanzi

Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board

Claire Akamanzi is the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board since February 2017. She has 13 years of experience in economic development; private sector growth, business environment reforms and FDI promotion. Her area of expertise are trade and investment policy, business law and strategy, economic development policy.

Claire Akamanzi

Ms. Claire Akamanzi

Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board

Claire Akamanzi is the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board since February 2017. She has 13 years of experience in economic development; private sector growth, business environment reforms and FDI promotion. Her area of expertise are trade and investment policy, business law and strategy, economic development policy.

Claire Akamanzi

Ms. Claire Akamanzi

Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board

Claire Akamanzi is the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board since February 2017. She has 13 years of experience in economic development; private sector growth, business environment reforms and FDI promotion. Her area of expertise are trade and investment policy, business law and strategy, economic development policy.

Claire Akamanzi

Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board

Dr DC Katoch

Dr. D.C. Katoch

Adviser, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. D. C. Katoch is Joint Advisor in the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, where he is assigned with the responsibility of AYUSH Drug Control matters, coordinating formulation of 12th Five Year Plan for AYUSH and dealing with International Cooperation issues in the area of Traditional Medicine. He started his professional career in April 1983 as Ayurveda teacher in one of the oldest Ayurveda colleges of India and after ten years joined Central Government Health Scheme.

Dr DC Katoch

Dr. D.C. Katoch

Adviser, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. D. C. Katoch is Joint Advisor in the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, where he is assigned with the responsibility of AYUSH Drug Control matters, coordinating formulation of 12th Five Year Plan for AYUSH and dealing with International Cooperation issues in the area of Traditional Medicine. He started his professional career in April 1983 as Ayurveda teacher in one of the oldest Ayurveda colleges of India and after ten years joined Central Government Health Scheme.

Dr DC Katoch

Dr. D.C. Katoch

Adviser, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. D. C. Katoch is Joint Advisor in the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, where he is assigned with the responsibility of AYUSH Drug Control matters, coordinating formulation of 12th Five Year Plan for AYUSH and dealing with International Cooperation issues in the area of Traditional Medicine. He started his professional career in April 1983 as Ayurveda teacher in one of the oldest Ayurveda colleges of India and after ten years joined Central Government Health Scheme.

Dr. D.C. Katoch

Adviser, Ministry of Ayush

Daisaku Kadokawa

Daisaku Kadokawa

Mayor, Kyoto City, Japan

Daisaku Kadokawa is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan and now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture.
He promises to create a better Kyoto with innovative projects at the same time he will carefully pay attention to what is happening in real, local society.

Daisaku Kadokawa

Daisaku Kadokawa

Mayor, Kyoto City, Japan

Daisaku Kadokawa is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan and now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture.
He promises to create a better Kyoto with innovative projects at the same time he will carefully pay attention to what is happening in real, local society.

Daisaku Kadokawa

Daisaku Kadokawa

Mayor, Kyoto City, Japan

Daisaku Kadokawa is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan and now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture.
He promises to create a better Kyoto with innovative projects at the same time he will carefully pay attention to what is happening in real, local society.

Daisaku Kadokawa

Mayor, Kyoto City, Japan

David Williams

David Williams

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

David is founder, president and lead digital strategist of Asia Digital MOJO (www.asiadigitalmojo.com), one of the world’s most innovative digital agency networks.  He is also an Adjunct Professor at the world-renowned School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University Executive Academy and Institute of China Business, and the National Institute of Design, India. Originally from the UK, he holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and has 20 years of commercial experience in digital experience innovation, design and education.
Following senior mobile design strategy positions with Motorola, Nuance and Razorfish, in 2005 he co-founded Asentio Design in Shanghai. Asentio was China’s first research-to-design digital product and service design studio. Following 4 years of rapid growth, Asentio Design was acquired by one of its US clients in 2009.

David Williams

David Williams

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

David is founder, president and lead digital strategist of Asia Digital MOJO (www.asiadigitalmojo.com), one of the world’s most innovative digital agency networks.  He is also an Adjunct Professor at the world-renowned School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University Executive Academy and Institute of China Business, and the National Institute of Design, India. Originally from the UK, he holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and has 20 years of commercial experience in digital experience innovation, design and education.
Following senior mobile design strategy positions with Motorola, Nuance and Razorfish, in 2005 he co-founded Asentio Design in Shanghai. Asentio was China’s first research-to-design digital product and service design studio. Following 4 years of rapid growth, Asentio Design was acquired by one of its US clients in 2009.

David Williams

David Williams

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

David is founder, president and lead digital strategist of Asia Digital MOJO (www.asiadigitalmojo.com), one of the world’s most innovative digital agency networks.  He is also an Adjunct Professor at the world-renowned School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University Executive Academy and Institute of China Business, and the National Institute of Design, India. Originally from the UK, he holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and has 20 years of commercial experience in digital experience innovation, design and education.
Following senior mobile design strategy positions with Motorola, Nuance and Razorfish, in 2005 he co-founded Asentio Design in Shanghai. Asentio was China’s first research-to-design digital product and service design studio. Following 4 years of rapid growth, Asentio Design was acquired by one of its US clients in 2009.

David Williams

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dhruv C. Katoch

Dhruv C. Katoch

Former Director, Indian Army’s Think Tank

Dhruv C. Katoch served as the Director of the Indian Army’s Think Tank, Centre for Land Warfare Studies till Nov 2014. A third generation army officer, he has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) from the Indira Gandhi University, Rewari in 2016. Presently, he is Director, India Foundation, Editor, SALUTE Magazine and Secretary General, Indian War Veterans Association.

Dhruv C. Katoch

Dhruv C. Katoch

Former Director, Indian Army’s Think Tank

Dhruv C. Katoch served as the Director of the Indian Army’s Think Tank, Centre for Land Warfare Studies till Nov 2014. A third generation army officer, he has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) from the Indira Gandhi University, Rewari in 2016. Presently, he is Director, India Foundation, Editor, SALUTE Magazine and Secretary General, Indian War Veterans Association.

Dhruv C. Katoch

Dhruv C. Katoch

Former Director, Indian Army’s Think Tank

Dhruv C. Katoch served as the Director of the Indian Army’s Think Tank, Centre for Land Warfare Studies till Nov 2014. A third generation army officer, he has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) from the Indira Gandhi University, Rewari in 2016. Presently, he is Director, India Foundation, Editor, SALUTE Magazine and Secretary General, Indian War Veterans Association.

Dhruv C. Katoch

Former Director, Indian Army’s Think Tank

Diana Villarreal

Diana Villarreal

Global Partnership Foundation, President
Project Hope International, Founder

Diana’s commitment to advancing social justice and serving those less fortunate with love is a guiding principle in her life. She founded Global Partnership Foundation a non-profit organization, to strengthen and create positive change through partnering with countries to support entrepreneurs and educators.
Through processes and a new model of socio-economic framework for India, Japan and the United States of America, we are mapping the aspirations of world leaders to the availability of resources around the globe. The new framework thus evolved will be energy efficient, environmentally responsible and sustainable and will also contribute towards empowering societies across the globe.

Diana Villarreal

Diana Villarreal

Global Partnership Foundation, President
Project Hope International, Founder

Diana’s commitment to advancing social justice and serving those less fortunate with love is a guiding principle in her life. She founded Global Partnership Foundation a non-profit organization, to strengthen and create positive change through partnering with countries to support entrepreneurs and educators.
Through processes and a new model of socio-economic framework for India, Japan and the United States of America, we are mapping the aspirations of world leaders to the availability of resources around the globe. The new framework thus evolved will be energy efficient, environmentally responsible and sustainable and will also contribute towards empowering societies across the globe.

Diana Villarreal

Diana Villarreal

Global Partnership Foundation, President
Project Hope International, Founder

Diana’s commitment to advancing social justice and serving those less fortunate with love is a guiding principle in her life. She founded Global Partnership Foundation a non-profit organization, to strengthen and create positive change through partnering with countries to support entrepreneurs and educators.
Through processes and a new model of socio-economic framework for India, Japan and the United States of America, we are mapping the aspirations of world leaders to the availability of resources around the globe. The new framework thus evolved will be energy efficient, environmentally responsible and sustainable and will also contribute towards empowering societies across the globe.

Diana Villarreal

Global Partnership Foundation, President
Project Hope International, Founder

Prof Dinesh Katre

Prof. Dinesh Katre

Associate Director & HOD- HCDC Group, C-DAC Tainan National University of Arts

Dr. Dinesh Katre is presently Associate Director & HOD of Human-Centred Design and Computing (HCDC) Group at C-DAC Pune. He has conceptualized and implemented many sponsored R&D projects dealing with digital preservation, virtual museums, e-learning, interactive game design, interaction design and usability. Presently, he spearheads the Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation, which is a flagship project under the National Digital Preservation Programme.

Prof Dinesh Katre

Prof. Dinesh Katre

Associate Director & HOD- HCDC Group, C-DAC Tainan National University of Arts

Dr. Dinesh Katre is presently Associate Director & HOD of Human-Centred Design and Computing (HCDC) Group at C-DAC Pune. He has conceptualized and implemented many sponsored R&D projects dealing with digital preservation, virtual museums, e-learning, interactive game design, interaction design and usability. Presently, he spearheads the Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation, which is a flagship project under the National Digital Preservation Programme.

Prof Dinesh Katre

Prof. Dinesh Katre

Associate Director & HOD- HCDC Group, C-DAC Tainan National University of Arts

Dr. Dinesh Katre is presently Associate Director & HOD of Human-Centred Design and Computing (HCDC) Group at C-DAC Pune. He has conceptualized and implemented many sponsored R&D projects dealing with digital preservation, virtual museums, e-learning, interactive game design, interaction design and usability. Presently, he spearheads the Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation, which is a flagship project under the National Digital Preservation Programme.

Prof. Dinesh Katre

Associate Director & HOD- HCDC Group, C-DAC Tainan National University of Arts

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Founder & CEO, CHD Group

Dr. Edmond Fernandes is a Member – Health Task Force, DDMA, Government of Karnataka, US State Department’s Legislative Fellow 2017, Community Health Physician, Author and Policy Strategist.
He has conducted National Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 in Collaboration with School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya to orient theoretical disaster response and psycho-social care in Disasters. Impacted more than 200 professionals in Social Work, Public Health and NGO representatives.

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Founder & CEO, CHD Group

Dr. Edmond Fernandes is a Member – Health Task Force, DDMA, Government of Karnataka, US State Department’s Legislative Fellow 2017, Community Health Physician, Author and Policy Strategist.
He has conducted National Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 in Collaboration with School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya to orient theoretical disaster response and psycho-social care in Disasters. Impacted more than 200 professionals in Social Work, Public Health and NGO representatives.

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Founder & CEO, CHD Group

Dr. Edmond Fernandes is a Member – Health Task Force, DDMA, Government of Karnataka, US State Department’s Legislative Fellow 2017, Community Health Physician, Author and Policy Strategist.
He has conducted National Symposium on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 in Collaboration with School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya to orient theoretical disaster response and psycho-social care in Disasters. Impacted more than 200 professionals in Social Work, Public Health and NGO representatives.

Edmond Fernandes

Founder & CEO, CHD Group

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, is an Indian Politician who is currently serving as Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He is a Member of Parliament Lok Sabha representing Bharatiya Janata Party from the Jodhpur (Lok Sabha constituency).
Mr. Shekhawat also handles the position of National General Secretary of the farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party, the BJP Kisan Morcha

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, is an Indian Politician who is currently serving as Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He is a Member of Parliament Lok Sabha representing Bharatiya Janata Party from the Jodhpur (Lok Sabha constituency).
Mr. Shekhawat also handles the position of National General Secretary of the farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party, the BJP Kisan Morcha

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, is an Indian Politician who is currently serving as Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He is a Member of Parliament Lok Sabha representing Bharatiya Janata Party from the Jodhpur (Lok Sabha constituency).
Mr. Shekhawat also handles the position of National General Secretary of the farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party, the BJP Kisan Morcha

Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

Hon. Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

George Molakal

George Molakal

CEO, ALCOR Fund

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

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

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

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

The Director General, Association of Healthcare Providers

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani is Secretary General, Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body, set up by Government of India to establish & operate National Accreditation Structure in accordance with the International Standards. The council has been entrusted with the task to promote Quality through nation-wide quality campaign. Mr. Gyani has been instrumental in setting up of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) and is currently officiating as its CEO.

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

The Director General, Association of Healthcare Providers

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani is Secretary General, Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body, set up by Government of India to establish & operate National Accreditation Structure in accordance with the International Standards. The council has been entrusted with the task to promote Quality through nation-wide quality campaign. Mr. Gyani has been instrumental in setting up of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) and is currently officiating as its CEO.

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

The Director General, Association of Healthcare Providers

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani is Secretary General, Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body, set up by Government of India to establish & operate National Accreditation Structure in accordance with the International Standards. The council has been entrusted with the task to promote Quality through nation-wide quality campaign. Mr. Gyani has been instrumental in setting up of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) and is currently officiating as its CEO.

Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

The Director General, Association of Healthcare Providers

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

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Managing Director and CEO, Vikram Solar Limited

Gyanesh Chaudhary is a dynamic business leader & the key driving force of Vikram Solar Ltd. under whose leadership, the company has established itself as an internationally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and a comprehensive EPC solutions provider. He is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Merchant Chamber of Commerce, Federation of India Export Organisation, Engineering Export Promotional Council, Calcutta Management Association, Tea Research Association of India and the United Planters Association of Southern India.
In 2017 he was revered with ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ by India Solar Week and ‘Emerging Leader Award’ by Calcutta Management Association.

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Managing Director and CEO, Vikram Solar Limited

Gyanesh Chaudhary is a dynamic business leader & the key driving force of Vikram Solar Ltd. under whose leadership, the company has established itself as an internationally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and a comprehensive EPC solutions provider. He is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Merchant Chamber of Commerce, Federation of India Export Organisation, Engineering Export Promotional Council, Calcutta Management Association, Tea Research Association of India and the United Planters Association of Southern India.
In 2017 he was revered with ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ by India Solar Week and ‘Emerging Leader Award’ by Calcutta Management Association.

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Managing Director and CEO, Vikram Solar Limited

Gyanesh Chaudhary is a dynamic business leader & the key driving force of Vikram Solar Ltd. under whose leadership, the company has established itself as an internationally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and a comprehensive EPC solutions provider. He is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Merchant Chamber of Commerce, Federation of India Export Organisation, Engineering Export Promotional Council, Calcutta Management Association, Tea Research Association of India and the United Planters Association of Southern India.
In 2017 he was revered with ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ by India Solar Week and ‘Emerging Leader Award’ by Calcutta Management Association.

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Managing Director and CEO, Vikram Solar Limited

HARBEEN ARORA

HARBEEN ARORA

Global Chairperson, All Ladies League

Harbeen Arora is the Global Chairperson of the ALL LADIES LEAGUE , a global chamber of women with 500+ chapters worldwide across 150 countries with over 50,000 members. She is also Global Chairperson of Women Economic Forum that holds major conferences in India and other countries with the aim of economic progress for women. She has also written three books: on creative living, on values and on education. Her business interests are in real estate, angel funding, impact investing, social entrepreneurship and projects related to infrastructure, energy, environment and agriculture.

HARBEEN ARORA

HARBEEN ARORA

Global Chairperson, All Ladies League

Harbeen Arora is the Global Chairperson of the ALL LADIES LEAGUE , a global chamber of women with 500+ chapters worldwide across 150 countries with over 50,000 members. She is also Global Chairperson of Women Economic Forum that holds major conferences in India and other countries with the aim of economic progress for women. She has also written three books: on creative living, on values and on education. Her business interests are in real estate, angel funding, impact investing, social entrepreneurship and projects related to infrastructure, energy, environment and agriculture.

HARBEEN ARORA

HARBEEN ARORA

Global Chairperson, All Ladies League

Harbeen Arora is the Global Chairperson of the ALL LADIES LEAGUE , a global chamber of women with 500+ chapters worldwide across 150 countries with over 50,000 members. She is also Global Chairperson of Women Economic Forum that holds major conferences in India and other countries with the aim of economic progress for women. She has also written three books: on creative living, on values and on education. Her business interests are in real estate, angel funding, impact investing, social entrepreneurship and projects related to infrastructure, energy, environment and agriculture.

Harbeen Arora

Global Chairperson, All Ladies League

Harindra Singh

Harindra Singh

Chairman and MD, Percept Live

Mr. Harindra Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of Percept Limited. He is a veteran in the media industry with more than three decades of experience behind him. He is an alumnus of Rhode Island University.

Harindra Singh

Harindra Singh

Chairman and MD, Percept Live

Mr. Harindra Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of Percept Limited. He is a veteran in the media industry with more than three decades of experience behind him. He is an alumnus of Rhode Island University.

Harindra Singh

Harindra Singh

Chairman and MD, Percept Live

Mr. Harindra Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of Percept Limited. He is a veteran in the media industry with more than three decades of experience behind him. He is an alumnus of Rhode Island University.

Harindra Singh

Chairman and MD, Percept Live

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon. Minister at Ministry of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Earth Sciences Government of India

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at present Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India, was a practicing ENT surgeon before entering public life in 1993. He was elected to the Delhi Assembly that year from Krishna Nagar constituency in east Delhi and went on to retain that seat in all five elections in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013. In 2014, he contested the Lok Sabha election for the first time and was elected from Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
Fondly called “Doctor Saab” by supporters and opponents alike, Dr. Harsh Vardhan is known for disarming simplicity in his personal life and transparency at the work place. When he was Minister in the Delhi government (1993-98), the people found him remarkably accessible and officials respected him for his hands-on style of functioning.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon. Minister at Ministry of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Earth Sciences Government of India

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at present Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India, was a practicing ENT surgeon before entering public life in 1993. He was elected to the Delhi Assembly that year from Krishna Nagar constituency in east Delhi and went on to retain that seat in all five elections in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013. In 2014, he contested the Lok Sabha election for the first time and was elected from Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
Fondly called “Doctor Saab” by supporters and opponents alike, Dr. Harsh Vardhan is known for disarming simplicity in his personal life and transparency at the work place. When he was Minister in the Delhi government (1993-98), the people found him remarkably accessible and officials respected him for his hands-on style of functioning.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon. Minister at Ministry of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Earth Sciences Government of India

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at present Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India, was a practicing ENT surgeon before entering public life in 1993. He was elected to the Delhi Assembly that year from Krishna Nagar constituency in east Delhi and went on to retain that seat in all five elections in 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013. In 2014, he contested the Lok Sabha election for the first time and was elected from Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
Fondly called “Doctor Saab” by supporters and opponents alike, Dr. Harsh Vardhan is known for disarming simplicity in his personal life and transparency at the work place. When he was Minister in the Delhi government (1993-98), the people found him remarkably accessible and officials respected him for his hands-on style of functioning.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Hon. Minister at Ministry of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Earth Sciences Government of India

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

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

Mr. Hiroyuki received the Ph.D. in Science from the University of Tokyo in 1986, Japan, and joined with the R&D Laboratories of NTT. He stayed at the Physics Institute of University of Bayreuth, Germany as invited (1991, 1996) and visiting (1992-1993) scientist. He joined Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) in 2007, and is the Executive Vice President, Representative Director of ATR, Japan. He is also the leader of Innovation Hub Activity of Keihanna Research Complex Project of JST.

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

Mr. Hiroyuki received the Ph.D. in Science from the University of Tokyo in 1986, Japan, and joined with the R&D Laboratories of NTT. He stayed at the Physics Institute of University of Bayreuth, Germany as invited (1991, 1996) and visiting (1992-1993) scientist. He joined Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) in 2007, and is the Executive Vice President, Representative Director of ATR, Japan. He is also the leader of Innovation Hub Activity of Keihanna Research Complex Project of JST.

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

Mr. Hiroyuki received the Ph.D. in Science from the University of Tokyo in 1986, Japan, and joined with the R&D Laboratories of NTT. He stayed at the Physics Institute of University of Bayreuth, Germany as invited (1991, 1996) and visiting (1992-1993) scientist. He joined Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) in 2007, and is the Executive Vice President, Representative Director of ATR, Japan. He is also the leader of Innovation Hub Activity of Keihanna Research Complex Project of JST.

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Chief Imam

Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi has been awarded Doctorate of Philosophy by Desh Bhagt University, Punjab (INDIA). This is a rare distinction, which for the first time in the post India history that an Imam of Mosque has been honoured by the highest seat of learning. It is indeed recognition of the multi-dimensional services that the Chief Imam is rendering for the good of the nation, community and the global society.

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Chief Imam

Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi has been awarded Doctorate of Philosophy by Desh Bhagt University, Punjab (INDIA). This is a rare distinction, which for the first time in the post India history that an Imam of Mosque has been honoured by the highest seat of learning. It is indeed recognition of the multi-dimensional services that the Chief Imam is rendering for the good of the nation, community and the global society.

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Chief Imam

Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi has been awarded Doctorate of Philosophy by Desh Bhagt University, Punjab (INDIA). This is a rare distinction, which for the first time in the post India history that an Imam of Mosque has been honoured by the highest seat of learning. It is indeed recognition of the multi-dimensional services that the Chief Imam is rendering for the good of the nation, community and the global society.

Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Chief Imam

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Chairman, Founder and CEO, Azure Power Global Limited

Inderpreet Wadhwa is a renewable energy enthusiast and has over 20 years experience building large scale infrastructure projects, patented application products, extremely profitable operations, and raising venture/project finance for startups and fortune 500 companies in energy, retail, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, CPG, and service industries.
His work has been highlighted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Business Today, and Economic Times and he is a sought after speaker at major solar power events in India and abroad including Solar Power International, Inter Solar and other leading solar conferences. He is passionate about rural electrification and energy security through clean energy sources.

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Chairman, Founder and CEO, Azure Power Global Limited

Inderpreet Wadhwa is a renewable energy enthusiast and has over 20 years experience building large scale infrastructure projects, patented application products, extremely profitable operations, and raising venture/project finance for startups and fortune 500 companies in energy, retail, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, CPG, and service industries.
His work has been highlighted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Business Today, and Economic Times and he is a sought after speaker at major solar power events in India and abroad including Solar Power International, Inter Solar and other leading solar conferences. He is passionate about rural electrification and energy security through clean energy sources.

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Chairman, Founder and CEO, Azure Power Global Limited

Inderpreet Wadhwa is a renewable energy enthusiast and has over 20 years experience building large scale infrastructure projects, patented application products, extremely profitable operations, and raising venture/project finance for startups and fortune 500 companies in energy, retail, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, CPG, and service industries.
His work has been highlighted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Business Today, and Economic Times and he is a sought after speaker at major solar power events in India and abroad including Solar Power International, Inter Solar and other leading solar conferences. He is passionate about rural electrification and energy security through clean energy sources.

Inderpreet Wadhwa

Chairman, Founder and CEO, Azure Power Global Limited

Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi

Director, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi is the Director of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous organization of Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, since June 2005. Earlier, he has worked as an Instructor/Lecturer/ Head of the Department of Yoga Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka for 16 years. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in Yoga education, therapy and research. He has imparted Yoga training and therapy to more than Seventy thousand people of diverse sections of the society.

Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi

Director, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi is the Director of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous organization of Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, since June 2005. Earlier, he has worked as an Instructor/Lecturer/ Head of the Department of Yoga Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka for 16 years. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in Yoga education, therapy and research. He has imparted Yoga training and therapy to more than Seventy thousand people of diverse sections of the society.

Dr Ishwar Basavaraddi

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi

Director, Ministry of Ayush

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi is the Director of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous organization of Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, since June 2005. Earlier, he has worked as an Instructor/Lecturer/ Head of the Department of Yoga Studies, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka for 16 years. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in Yoga education, therapy and research. He has imparted Yoga training and therapy to more than Seventy thousand people of diverse sections of the society.

Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi

Director, Ministry of Ayush

J. P. Nadda

J. P. Nadda

Hon. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician. He is currently the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party. Earlier, he was a Minister in Himachal Pradesh Government.

J. P. Nadda

J. P. Nadda

Hon. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician. He is currently the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party. Earlier, he was a Minister in Himachal Pradesh Government.

J. P. Nadda

J. P. Nadda

Hon. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician. He is currently the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party. Earlier, he was a Minister in Himachal Pradesh Government.

J. P. Nadda

Hon. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Jatin Singh

Jatin Singh

Skymet Weather Services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Jatin Singh runs India’s first private weather forecasting company Skymet. Apart from providing forecasts on temperature, rainfall, humidity, etc., Skymet also provides agro-advisory and crop statistics.

Jatin Singh

Jatin Singh

Skymet Weather Services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Jatin Singh runs India’s first private weather forecasting company Skymet. Apart from providing forecasts on temperature, rainfall, humidity, etc., Skymet also provides agro-advisory and crop statistics.

Jatin Singh

Jatin Singh

Skymet Weather Services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Jatin Singh runs India’s first private weather forecasting company Skymet. Apart from providing forecasts on temperature, rainfall, humidity, etc., Skymet also provides agro-advisory and crop statistics.

Jatin Singh

Skymet Weather Services Pvt Ltd

Jay Krishnan

Jay Krishnan

CEO, T-Hub

Jay Krishnan is a serial entrepreneur and investor with two successful million dollar exits in the US and India. In a career spanning over two decades, Jay has dawned many hats. He has held leadership responsibility in Fortune 100 companies, managed large transformational initiatives, built new products offerings and helped create scale. In the startup space, Jay has successfully founded and exited multiple companies in the IoT space across the world. In the capacity of CEO of T-Hub, he is responsible for its overall growth. He is the brain behind several tech innovations that has aided T-Hub to become amongst the most coveted incubator in India.

Jay Krishnan

Jay Krishnan

CEO, T-Hub

Jay Krishnan is a serial entrepreneur and investor with two successful million dollar exits in the US and India. In a career spanning over two decades, Jay has dawned many hats. He has held leadership responsibility in Fortune 100 companies, managed large transformational initiatives, built new products offerings and helped create scale. In the startup space, Jay has successfully founded and exited multiple companies in the IoT space across the world. In the capacity of CEO of T-Hub, he is responsible for its overall growth. He is the brain behind several tech innovations that has aided T-Hub to become amongst the most coveted incubator in India.

Jay Krishnan

Jay Krishnan

CEO, T-Hub

Jay Krishnan is a serial entrepreneur and investor with two successful million dollar exits in the US and India. In a career spanning over two decades, Jay has dawned many hats. He has held leadership responsibility in Fortune 100 companies, managed large transformational initiatives, built new products offerings and helped create scale. In the startup space, Jay has successfully founded and exited multiple companies in the IoT space across the world. In the capacity of CEO of T-Hub, he is responsible for its overall growth. He is the brain behind several tech innovations that has aided T-Hub to become amongst the most coveted incubator in India.

Jay Krishnan

CEO, T-Hub

Justin Wu

Justin Wu

Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Justin Wu, Managing Director for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in the Asia-Pacific region is a clean energy professional with 10+ years of experience management and consulting experience, analysing the development of the renewable energy industry in Asia.
He is cited extensively in international media including the New York Times, Nature, BBC News, the Financial Times and Bloomberg News and a regular contributor on Bloomberg Television and Radio and also testified before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on competitiveness and collaboration between the US and China on clean energy in June 2012.

Justin Wu

Justin Wu

Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Justin Wu, Managing Director for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in the Asia-Pacific region is a clean energy professional with 10+ years of experience management and consulting experience, analysing the development of the renewable energy industry in Asia.
He is cited extensively in international media including the New York Times, Nature, BBC News, the Financial Times and Bloomberg News and a regular contributor on Bloomberg Television and Radio and also testified before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on competitiveness and collaboration between the US and China on clean energy in June 2012.

Justin Wu

Justin Wu

Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Justin Wu, Managing Director for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in the Asia-Pacific region is a clean energy professional with 10+ years of experience management and consulting experience, analysing the development of the renewable energy industry in Asia.
He is cited extensively in international media including the New York Times, Nature, BBC News, the Financial Times and Bloomberg News and a regular contributor on Bloomberg Television and Radio and also testified before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on competitiveness and collaboration between the US and China on clean energy in June 2012.

Justin Wu

Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Dr K K Agarwal

Dr. K K Agarwal

President, Heart Care Foundation of India and Indian Medical Association

Dr. KK Agarwal is the recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award besides many other honours. He is currently the National President of Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is also Senior Physician, Preventive Cardiologist and Dean Board of Medical Education Moolchand Medcity.

Dr K K Agarwal

Dr. K K Agarwal

President, Heart Care Foundation of India and Indian Medical Association

Dr. KK Agarwal is the recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award besides many other honours. He is currently the National President of Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is also Senior Physician, Preventive Cardiologist and Dean Board of Medical Education Moolchand Medcity.

Dr K K Agarwal

Dr. K K Agarwal

President, Heart Care Foundation of India and Indian Medical Association

Dr. KK Agarwal is the recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award besides many other honours. He is currently the National President of Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is also Senior Physician, Preventive Cardiologist and Dean Board of Medical Education Moolchand Medcity.

Dr. K K Agarwal

President, Heart Care Foundation of India and Indian Medical Association

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Chief Marketing Officer, BPL Medical Technologies

Dr Karthik Anantharaman is the Chief Marketing Officer (Vice President – Marketing) with BPL Medical Technologies, a Goldman Sachs Portfolio Company from September 2013 until present. He also plays the role of marketing consultant for Penlon Ltd, a UK based world leader in Anesthesia & Operating Room solutions, a company acquired by BPL Medical Technologies in 2015. He is a trained medical doctor with a degree in Internal Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) from Bangalore University, A post graduate MBA in Marketing from Manipal University & a super specialization MBA- GELP from Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Chief Marketing Officer, BPL Medical Technologies

Dr Karthik Anantharaman is the Chief Marketing Officer (Vice President – Marketing) with BPL Medical Technologies, a Goldman Sachs Portfolio Company from September 2013 until present. He also plays the role of marketing consultant for Penlon Ltd, a UK based world leader in Anesthesia & Operating Room solutions, a company acquired by BPL Medical Technologies in 2015. He is a trained medical doctor with a degree in Internal Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) from Bangalore University, A post graduate MBA in Marketing from Manipal University & a super specialization MBA- GELP from Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Chief Marketing Officer, BPL Medical Technologies

Dr Karthik Anantharaman is the Chief Marketing Officer (Vice President – Marketing) with BPL Medical Technologies, a Goldman Sachs Portfolio Company from September 2013 until present. He also plays the role of marketing consultant for Penlon Ltd, a UK based world leader in Anesthesia & Operating Room solutions, a company acquired by BPL Medical Technologies in 2015. He is a trained medical doctor with a degree in Internal Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) from Bangalore University, A post graduate MBA in Marketing from Manipal University & a super specialization MBA- GELP from Yale School of Management, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Chief Marketing Officer, BPL Medical Technologies

Kengo Kitaura (C)

Kengo Kitaura (C)

CEO, Agribuddy

Kengo Kitaura is Founder and CEO of Agribuddy. He set up Agribuddy, the global platform for distributed farming, with the vision that it will create empowered, efficient and competitive small farmers in the developing world.
Since 1995, he has been involved in the management of a consumer finance company. He has lived in Cambodia since 2009 where, after running medium size plantation of about 1,000 hectares, he established Agribuddy.

Kengo Kitaura (C)

Kengo Kitaura (C)

CEO, Agribuddy

Kengo Kitaura is Founder and CEO of Agribuddy. He set up Agribuddy, the global platform for distributed farming, with the vision that it will create empowered, efficient and competitive small farmers in the developing world.
Since 1995, he has been involved in the management of a consumer finance company. He has lived in Cambodia since 2009 where, after running medium size plantation of about 1,000 hectares, he established Agribuddy.

Kengo Kitaura (C)

Kengo Kitaura (C)

CEO, Agribuddy

Kengo Kitaura is Founder and CEO of Agribuddy. He set up Agribuddy, the global platform for distributed farming, with the vision that it will create empowered, efficient and competitive small farmers in the developing world.
Since 1995, he has been involved in the management of a consumer finance company. He has lived in Cambodia since 2009 where, after running medium size plantation of about 1,000 hectares, he established Agribuddy.

Kengo Kitaura (C)

CEO, Agribuddy

Kishva Ambigapathy

Kishva Ambigapathy

Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Council

Kishva is currently the elected Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council. Coming from Malaysia, he was the first from the Asia-Pacific Region. He just completed his Chevening Award pursuing MSc in Global Politics at the School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University. He has been actively involved in youth activities at both national & international levels championing youth empowerment through leadership & capacity building.

Kishva Ambigapathy

Kishva Ambigapathy

Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Council

Kishva is currently the elected Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council. Coming from Malaysia, he was the first from the Asia-Pacific Region. He just completed his Chevening Award pursuing MSc in Global Politics at the School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University. He has been actively involved in youth activities at both national & international levels championing youth empowerment through leadership & capacity building.

Kishva Ambigapathy

Kishva Ambigapathy

Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Council

Kishva is currently the elected Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council. Coming from Malaysia, he was the first from the Asia-Pacific Region. He just completed his Chevening Award pursuing MSc in Global Politics at the School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University. He has been actively involved in youth activities at both national & international levels championing youth empowerment through leadership & capacity building.

Kishva Ambigapathy

Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Council

Kislay Chaudhary

Kislay Chaudhary

Chairman & CEO of Indian Cyber Army, and an Investigation Advisor and Analyst to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Uttar Pradesh

Kislay Chaudhary is the Founder & Chairman of Indian Cyber Army along with an Investigation Advisor to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Delhi Police. He is also Assisting Cyber Crime Investigation Units of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh & the Visiting Faculty and Trainer to CBI Academy & CDTS, BPRD, Govt. of India. He provides expert guidance in solving different Cyber Crime Cases to Various State Police, Law firms, detective agencies and Legal Enforcement agencies. He has established India’s first National Level Private Cyber Crime Helpline under Indian Cyber Army.

Kislay Chaudhary

Kislay Chaudhary

Chairman & CEO of Indian Cyber Army, and an Investigation Advisor and Analyst to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Uttar Pradesh

Kislay Chaudhary is the Founder & Chairman of Indian Cyber Army along with an Investigation Advisor to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Delhi Police. He is also Assisting Cyber Crime Investigation Units of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh & the Visiting Faculty and Trainer to CBI Academy & CDTS, BPRD, Govt. of India. He provides expert guidance in solving different Cyber Crime Cases to Various State Police, Law firms, detective agencies and Legal Enforcement agencies. He has established India’s first National Level Private Cyber Crime Helpline under Indian Cyber Army.

Kislay Chaudhary

Kislay Chaudhary

Chairman & CEO of Indian Cyber Army, and an Investigation Advisor and Analyst to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Uttar Pradesh

Kislay Chaudhary is the Founder & Chairman of Indian Cyber Army along with an Investigation Advisor to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Delhi Police. He is also Assisting Cyber Crime Investigation Units of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh & the Visiting Faculty and Trainer to CBI Academy & CDTS, BPRD, Govt. of India. He provides expert guidance in solving different Cyber Crime Cases to Various State Police, Law firms, detective agencies and Legal Enforcement agencies. He has established India’s first National Level Private Cyber Crime Helpline under Indian Cyber Army.

Kislay Chaudhary

Chairman & CEO of Indian Cyber Army, and an Investigation Advisor and Analyst to Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of Uttar Pradesh

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu
Koichi Yamamoto oversees communications planning for various multinational clients and drives thought leadership in communications planning across the Dentsu network. His 30-year career at Dentsu has centered on strategic planning spanning diverse industries and domains, with particular focus on clients in the IT and communication sectors, and leading edge multi-national clients. He currently leads network wide innovation in pioneering new approaches to communication to stay ahead of the changes brought about by technology.
He has been a speaker at many international conferences including Cannes, Spikes Asia, Ad Asia, ARF, South by Southwest, IAA, served on the jury at Cannes, Spikes and AMES.

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu
Koichi Yamamoto oversees communications planning for various multinational clients and drives thought leadership in communications planning across the Dentsu network. His 30-year career at Dentsu has centered on strategic planning spanning diverse industries and domains, with particular focus on clients in the IT and communication sectors, and leading edge multi-national clients. He currently leads network wide innovation in pioneering new approaches to communication to stay ahead of the changes brought about by technology.
He has been a speaker at many international conferences including Cannes, Spikes Asia, Ad Asia, ARF, South by Southwest, IAA, served on the jury at Cannes, Spikes and AMES.

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

KOICHI YAMAMOTO

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu
Koichi Yamamoto oversees communications planning for various multinational clients and drives thought leadership in communications planning across the Dentsu network. His 30-year career at Dentsu has centered on strategic planning spanning diverse industries and domains, with particular focus on clients in the IT and communication sectors, and leading edge multi-national clients. He currently leads network wide innovation in pioneering new approaches to communication to stay ahead of the changes brought about by technology.
He has been a speaker at many international conferences including Cannes, Spikes Asia, Ad Asia, ARF, South by Southwest, IAA, served on the jury at Cannes, Spikes and AMES.

Koichi Yamamoto

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu

Koji Muroto

Koji Muroto

President and CEO, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd.

Kouji Murota is the President and CEO of Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd. (KYOTO-iCAP) which is a wholly owned investment firm of Kyoto University, investing mainly in start-ups and early stage ventures which endeavor to commercialize knowledge generated by Kyoto University’s researchers.
He has been engaged in private equity investment business for over 20 years. As a specialized professor (URA Manager – Medical), he has also engaged in support activities for R&D Management in the medical field (Kyoto University).

Koji Muroto

Koji Muroto

President and CEO, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd.

Kouji Murota is the President and CEO of Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd. (KYOTO-iCAP) which is a wholly owned investment firm of Kyoto University, investing mainly in start-ups and early stage ventures which endeavor to commercialize knowledge generated by Kyoto University’s researchers.
He has been engaged in private equity investment business for over 20 years. As a specialized professor (URA Manager – Medical), he has also engaged in support activities for R&D Management in the medical field (Kyoto University).

Koji Muroto

Koji Muroto

President and CEO, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd.

Kouji Murota is the President and CEO of Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd. (KYOTO-iCAP) which is a wholly owned investment firm of Kyoto University, investing mainly in start-ups and early stage ventures which endeavor to commercialize knowledge generated by Kyoto University’s researchers.
He has been engaged in private equity investment business for over 20 years. As a specialized professor (URA Manager – Medical), he has also engaged in support activities for R&D Management in the medical field (Kyoto University).

Koji Muroto

President and CEO, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co. Ltd.

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.

Mahesh Babu served as the Chief Operating Officer at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (formerly known as Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.) from January 2015 to August 2016. He was instrumental in the design and development of the XUV500 sport utility vehicle (SUV).
Babu was the Senior Development Engineer of Ashok Leyland. He was an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School of Business.

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.

Mahesh Babu served as the Chief Operating Officer at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (formerly known as Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.) from January 2015 to August 2016. He was instrumental in the design and development of the XUV500 sport utility vehicle (SUV).
Babu was the Senior Development Engineer of Ashok Leyland. He was an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School of Business.

Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.

Mahesh Babu served as the Chief Operating Officer at Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (formerly known as Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.) from January 2015 to August 2016. He was instrumental in the design and development of the XUV500 sport utility vehicle (SUV).
Babu was the Senior Development Engineer of Ashok Leyland. He was an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School of Business.

Mahesh Babu

Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd.

Maheshwar Peri

Maheshwar Peri

Founder, Career 360

Mr. Peri believes that demographic dividend India seeks can turn into a nightmare if youth are not shown the right direction to best utilise their capabilities. CAREERS 360 is the result of his deep understanding of student issues, and the information gaps that need to be filled to help students Make informed career choices.

Maheshwar Peri

Maheshwar Peri

Founder, Career 360

Mr. Peri believes that demographic dividend India seeks can turn into a nightmare if youth are not shown the right direction to best utilise their capabilities. CAREERS 360 is the result of his deep understanding of student issues, and the information gaps that need to be filled to help students Make informed career choices.

Maheshwar Peri

Maheshwar Peri

Founder, Career 360

Mr. Peri believes that demographic dividend India seeks can turn into a nightmare if youth are not shown the right direction to best utilise their capabilities. CAREERS 360 is the result of his deep understanding of student issues, and the information gaps that need to be filled to help students Make informed career choices.

Maheshwar Peri

Founder, Career 360

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Deputy Managing Director, SBI

Manju Agarwal joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1983. During her career span of over 32 years, she has gained extensive experience in operations, high value credit and cross border trade through varied assignments. In her current role, she is responsible for rolling out new digital initiatives in the Bank.

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Deputy Managing Director, SBI

Manju Agarwal joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1983. During her career span of over 32 years, she has gained extensive experience in operations, high value credit and cross border trade through varied assignments. In her current role, she is responsible for rolling out new digital initiatives in the Bank.

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Deputy Managing Director, SBI

Manju Agarwal joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1983. During her career span of over 32 years, she has gained extensive experience in operations, high value credit and cross border trade through varied assignments. In her current role, she is responsible for rolling out new digital initiatives in the Bank.

Ms. Manju Agrawal

Deputy Managing Director, SBI

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

Manoj Singh

Manoj Singh

Adviser(Transport) NITI Aayog

Manoj Singh is currently Adviser (Transport) in the Planning Commission of India. He joined the Indian Railways in 1990 and has served in various capacities in the Indian Railways and Container Corporation of India before assuming the position of Adviser (Transport). He has more than 20 years experience in the area of the Railway Planning and Policy, Cross-Border Rail Link and Multimodal Transport and Transport Facilitation, Container Transport and Ports and Rail Freight, Passenger and Safety Management. He was awarded Ph.D. in 2009 for work in the area of rail economics.

Manoj Singh

Manoj Singh

Adviser(Transport) NITI Aayog

Manoj Singh is currently Adviser (Transport) in the Planning Commission of India. He joined the Indian Railways in 1990 and has served in various capacities in the Indian Railways and Container Corporation of India before assuming the position of Adviser (Transport). He has more than 20 years experience in the area of the Railway Planning and Policy, Cross-Border Rail Link and Multimodal Transport and Transport Facilitation, Container Transport and Ports and Rail Freight, Passenger and Safety Management. He was awarded Ph.D. in 2009 for work in the area of rail economics.

Manoj Singh

Manoj Singh

Adviser(Transport) NITI Aayog

Manoj Singh is currently Adviser (Transport) in the Planning Commission of India. He joined the Indian Railways in 1990 and has served in various capacities in the Indian Railways and Container Corporation of India before assuming the position of Adviser (Transport). He has more than 20 years experience in the area of the Railway Planning and Policy, Cross-Border Rail Link and Multimodal Transport and Transport Facilitation, Container Transport and Ports and Rail Freight, Passenger and Safety Management. He was awarded Ph.D. in 2009 for work in the area of rail economics.

Manoj Singh

Adviser(Transport) NITI Aayog

Mr Manuj Khurana

Mr. Manuj Khurana

Assistant Vice President, Invest India

Manuj Khurana is the AVP of Invest India, facilitating investments in electric mobility & solar energy value chains. Invest India is the official Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India.

Mr Manuj Khurana

Mr. Manuj Khurana

Assistant Vice President, Invest India

Manuj Khurana is the AVP of Invest India, facilitating investments in electric mobility & solar energy value chains. Invest India is the official Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India.

Mr Manuj Khurana

Mr. Manuj Khurana

Assistant Vice President, Invest India

Manuj Khurana is the AVP of Invest India, facilitating investments in electric mobility & solar energy value chains. Invest India is the official Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India.

Manuj Khurana

Assistant Vice President, Invest India<

Mary Reisel

Prof. Mary Reisel

Prof. of Anthropology Rikkyo University

Living in Tokyo since 2000, Mary is integrating her academic career with R&D work in the fields of virtual anthropology, cyber psychology, and ethnographic research – three fields that unite the individual, the community, and the virtual world. She started her career as an applied anthropologist soon after arriving in Japan, and was the founder and manager of RCA JAPAN (2004-2010), a consultancy team that specialized in brand psychology, cultural sense perception, and ethnographic research. Her academic research focuses on the nature of desire and the place of emotions in the age of online communication and artificial intelligence.

Mary Reisel

Prof. Mary Reisel

Prof. of Anthropology Rikkyo University

Living in Tokyo since 2000, Mary is integrating her academic career with R&D work in the fields of virtual anthropology, cyber psychology, and ethnographic research – three fields that unite the individual, the community, and the virtual world. She started her career as an applied anthropologist soon after arriving in Japan, and was the founder and manager of RCA JAPAN (2004-2010), a consultancy team that specialized in brand psychology, cultural sense perception, and ethnographic research. Her academic research focuses on the nature of desire and the place of emotions in the age of online communication and artificial intelligence.

Mary Reisel

Prof. Mary Reisel

Prof. of Anthropology Rikkyo University

Living in Tokyo since 2000, Mary is integrating her academic career with R&D work in the fields of virtual anthropology, cyber psychology, and ethnographic research – three fields that unite the individual, the community, and the virtual world. She started her career as an applied anthropologist soon after arriving in Japan, and was the founder and manager of RCA JAPAN (2004-2010), a consultancy team that specialized in brand psychology, cultural sense perception, and ethnographic research. Her academic research focuses on the nature of desire and the place of emotions in the age of online communication and artificial intelligence.

Prof. Mary Reisel

Prof. of Anthropology Rikkyo University

Meenakshi Arora

Meenakshi Arora

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Ms. Meenakshi Arora is a designated Senior Advocate practising at the Supreme Court of India.
She has previously worked with Goodwin and Soble, an international law firm based in Washington DC, and was also the standing counsel for the Election Commission of India. She holds the unique distinction of being only the fifth woman to be designated as a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court. She has fought many landmark cases, most notably Vishaka v. State of Rajasthan, and is known for giving the nation the NOTA button.

Meenakshi Arora

Meenakshi Arora

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Ms. Meenakshi Arora is a designated Senior Advocate practising at the Supreme Court of India.
She has previously worked with Goodwin and Soble, an international law firm based in Washington DC, and was also the standing counsel for the Election Commission of India. She holds the unique distinction of being only the fifth woman to be designated as a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court. She has fought many landmark cases, most notably Vishaka v. State of Rajasthan, and is known for giving the nation the NOTA button.

Meenakshi Arora

Meenakshi Arora

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Ms. Meenakshi Arora is a designated Senior Advocate practising at the Supreme Court of India.
She has previously worked with Goodwin and Soble, an international law firm based in Washington DC, and was also the standing counsel for the Election Commission of India. She holds the unique distinction of being only the fifth woman to be designated as a Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court. She has fought many landmark cases, most notably Vishaka v. State of Rajasthan, and is known for giving the nation the NOTA button.

Meenakshi Arora

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

Director, Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security

Mihoko Tamamura is the Director of Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
She is a graduate of the renowned Kyoto University, following which she received a Master of Economics degree from the London School of Economics, UK.
She has also worked at the United Nations New York Headquarters, Finance Office, International Atomic Energy Agency at Vienna Headquarters, United Nations and the Peacekeeping Operation Office (PKO) Bureau amongst many others. She has also formerly served as the Country Director of WFP India and Director, WFP – Japan.

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

Director, Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security

Mihoko Tamamura is the Director of Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
She is a graduate of the renowned Kyoto University, following which she received a Master of Economics degree from the London School of Economics, UK.
She has also worked at the United Nations New York Headquarters, Finance Office, International Atomic Energy Agency at Vienna Headquarters, United Nations and the Peacekeeping Operation Office (PKO) Bureau amongst many others. She has also formerly served as the Country Director of WFP India and Director, WFP – Japan.

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

MIHOKO TAMAMURA

Director, Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security

Mihoko Tamamura is the Director of Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security (CFS).
She is a graduate of the renowned Kyoto University, following which she received a Master of Economics degree from the London School of Economics, UK.
She has also worked at the United Nations New York Headquarters, Finance Office, International Atomic Energy Agency at Vienna Headquarters, United Nations and the Peacekeeping Operation Office (PKO) Bureau amongst many others. She has also formerly served as the Country Director of WFP India and Director, WFP – Japan.

Mihoko Tamamura

Director, Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security

Mitsuru Izumo

Mitsuru Izumo

Founder & President, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Mitsuru Izumo is the Founder and President of Euglena Co. Ltd. which engages in the research, development, production and sale of microalgae products through the segments of Healthcare, Energy and Environment.
His visit to Bangladesh was the kick-starting reason to start his own company to create a cheap but highly nutritious food that would decrease malnutrition in developing countries in the form of euglena.
Izumo is a prolific Speaker and has spoken at many global platforms such as the World Economic Forum (DAVOS) and G1 New Generation Leader Summit.

Mitsuru Izumo

Mitsuru Izumo

Founder & President, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Mitsuru Izumo is the Founder and President of Euglena Co. Ltd. which engages in the research, development, production and sale of microalgae products through the segments of Healthcare, Energy and Environment.
His visit to Bangladesh was the kick-starting reason to start his own company to create a cheap but highly nutritious food that would decrease malnutrition in developing countries in the form of euglena.
Izumo is a prolific Speaker and has spoken at many global platforms such as the World Economic Forum (DAVOS) and G1 New Generation Leader Summit.

Mitsuru Izumo

Mitsuru Izumo

Founder & President, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Mitsuru Izumo is the Founder and President of Euglena Co. Ltd. which engages in the research, development, production and sale of microalgae products through the segments of Healthcare, Energy and Environment.
His visit to Bangladesh was the kick-starting reason to start his own company to create a cheap but highly nutritious food that would decrease malnutrition in developing countries in the form of euglena.
Izumo is a prolific Speaker and has spoken at many global platforms such as the World Economic Forum (DAVOS) and G1 New Generation Leader Summit.

Mitsuru Izumo

Founder & President, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Muthu Singaram

Muthu Singaram

CEO,  Incubation at Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), IIT Madras

Mr. Muthu Singaram is the CEO at Incubation at HTIC in IIT Madras and a parallel entrepreneur having been involved in several start-ups over last 20 years. He has over 25 years of experience in Engineering, Management and Entrepreneurship. He has an MBA in Multimedia Finance and Muthu’s passion is in Entrepreneurial Development, Mentoring, Management of Emerging Technologies and Innovation.
He is a former professor in management and has been a judge and mentor in many business plan competitions including IIM, IIT, Power of IDEAS, HSBC Business Plan Competition, McKinsey’s and several others in the last 15 years. He was responsible in developing the Malaysian National Uniprenuer Development Programme (NUDP) at the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC). He was also a council member for the National Incubator Network. He has also mentored, consulted and facilitated participants from many parts of the world, these include companies like British Telecom, Institute of Public Administration Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, The Institute of Leadership & Management (UK), Management Concept Asia Pacific, Shell, ExonMobile, DHL and others.

Muthu Singaram

Muthu Singaram

CEO,  Incubation at Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), IIT Madras

Mr. Muthu Singaram is the CEO at Incubation at HTIC in IIT Madras and a parallel entrepreneur having been involved in several start-ups over last 20 years. He has over 25 years of experience in Engineering, Management and Entrepreneurship. He has an MBA in Multimedia Finance and Muthu’s passion is in Entrepreneurial Development, Mentoring, Management of Emerging Technologies and Innovation.
He is a former professor in management and has been a judge and mentor in many business plan competitions including IIM, IIT, Power of IDEAS, HSBC Business Plan Competition, McKinsey’s and several others in the last 15 years. He was responsible in developing the Malaysian National Uniprenuer Development Programme (NUDP) at the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC). He was also a council member for the National Incubator Network. He has also mentored, consulted and facilitated participants from many parts of the world, these include companies like British Telecom, Institute of Public Administration Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, The Institute of Leadership & Management (UK), Management Concept Asia Pacific, Shell, ExonMobile, DHL and others.

Muthu Singaram

Muthu Singaram

CEO,  Incubation at Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), IIT Madras

Mr. Muthu Singaram is the CEO at Incubation at HTIC in IIT Madras and a parallel entrepreneur having been involved in several start-ups over last 20 years. He has over 25 years of experience in Engineering, Management and Entrepreneurship. He has an MBA in Multimedia Finance and Muthu’s passion is in Entrepreneurial Development, Mentoring, Management of Emerging Technologies and Innovation.
He is a former professor in management and has been a judge and mentor in many business plan competitions including IIM, IIT, Power of IDEAS, HSBC Business Plan Competition, McKinsey’s and several others in the last 15 years. He was responsible in developing the Malaysian National Uniprenuer Development Programme (NUDP) at the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC). He was also a council member for the National Incubator Network. He has also mentored, consulted and facilitated participants from many parts of the world, these include companies like British Telecom, Institute of Public Administration Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers, The Institute of Leadership & Management (UK), Management Concept Asia Pacific, Shell, ExonMobile, DHL and others.

Muthu Singaram

CEO,  Incubation at Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), IIT Madras

N. Jumbunathan

N. Jumbunathan

CEO, CEdge

N Jambunathan is a post-graduate in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute and joined the Bank as a Probationary Officer in 1978. In his early years he worked as an Officer in various branches of the Bank in Andhra Pradesh / Telengana. He was selected for a posting in the Data Processing Centre, Hyderabad in 1986 and since then has held various assignments in computer related departments of the Bank at the Corporate Centre. Apart from IT he has held important assignments in Retail Banking and Payments business.

N. Jumbunathan

N. Jumbunathan

CEO, CEdge

N Jambunathan is a post-graduate in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute and joined the Bank as a Probationary Officer in 1978. In his early years he worked as an Officer in various branches of the Bank in Andhra Pradesh / Telengana. He was selected for a posting in the Data Processing Centre, Hyderabad in 1986 and since then has held various assignments in computer related departments of the Bank at the Corporate Centre. Apart from IT he has held important assignments in Retail Banking and Payments business.

N. Jumbunathan

N. Jumbunathan

CEO, CEdge

N Jambunathan is a post-graduate in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute and joined the Bank as a Probationary Officer in 1978. In his early years he worked as an Officer in various branches of the Bank in Andhra Pradesh / Telengana. He was selected for a posting in the Data Processing Centre, Hyderabad in 1986 and since then has held various assignments in computer related departments of the Bank at the Corporate Centre. Apart from IT he has held important assignments in Retail Banking and Payments business.

N. Jumbunathan

CEO, CEdge

N. N. Sinha

N. N. Sinha

IAS, MD NHIDCL

Mr N. N. Sinha is the managing director, National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). He was earlier additional chief secretary of Rural Development Department of Jharkhand.

N. N. Sinha

N. N. Sinha

IAS, MD NHIDCL

Mr N. N. Sinha is the managing director, National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). He was earlier additional chief secretary of Rural Development Department of Jharkhand.

N. N. Sinha

N. N. Sinha

IAS, MD NHIDCL

Mr N. N. Sinha is the managing director, National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL). He was earlier additional chief secretary of Rural Development Department of Jharkhand.

N. N. Sinha

IAS, MD NHIDCL

NAOKI SHINOHARA

Naoki shinohara

Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) , Kyoto University

Naoki Shinohara is a Professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Japan. His field of research is in Space Solar Power Station/Satellite (SPS), Microwave Power Transmission for Various Applications and Advanced Microwave Processing for Biomass Refinery and Creation of New Materials. He is the published author of “Wireless Power Transfer via Radiowaves (Wave Series).

NAOKI SHINOHARA

Naoki shinohara

Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) , Kyoto University

Naoki Shinohara is a Professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Japan. His field of research is in Space Solar Power Station/Satellite (SPS), Microwave Power Transmission for Various Applications and Advanced Microwave Processing for Biomass Refinery and Creation of New Materials. He is the published author of “Wireless Power Transfer via Radiowaves (Wave Series).

NAOKI SHINOHARA

Naoki shinohara

Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) , Kyoto University

Naoki Shinohara is a Professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Japan. His field of research is in Space Solar Power Station/Satellite (SPS), Microwave Power Transmission for Various Applications and Advanced Microwave Processing for Biomass Refinery and Creation of New Materials. He is the published author of “Wireless Power Transfer via Radiowaves (Wave Series).

Naoki shinohara

Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University

Naoto Tanaka

Dr. Naoto Tanaka

Ph.D., Executive General Manager, Business Development Division, Nikken

He graduated Kobe University, Japan, with Master degree and University of Manitoba, Canada, with Ph.D degree.
He joined Nikken Sekkei Group with his great knowledge of geotechnical & geo-environmental engineering. Since then, he has been involved various geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering projects.
Dr. Tanaka has also been working in consultation and design for urban planning and civil infrastructure, such as Tower project feasibility, Metro station/tunnel, and Underground reservoir. In these projects, he kept close contacts with the clients and collaboration with other disciplines to realize clients’ intention for the total performance of the projects.
While working for these projects, he has been engaged in project management for geo-environmental, pharmaceutical plant, and underground utility tunnel projects.
In academic activity, he has been teaching as a visiting professor at Nagoya University and a visiting lecturer at Kobe University.

Naoto Tanaka

Dr. Naoto Tanaka

Ph.D., Executive General Manager, Business Development Division, Nikken

He graduated Kobe University, Japan, with Master degree and University of Manitoba, Canada, with Ph.D degree.
He joined Nikken Sekkei Group with his great knowledge of geotechnical & geo-environmental engineering. Since then, he has been involved various geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering projects.
Dr. Tanaka has also been working in consultation and design for urban planning and civil infrastructure, such as Tower project feasibility, Metro station/tunnel, and Underground reservoir. In these projects, he kept close contacts with the clients and collaboration with other disciplines to realize clients’ intention for the total performance of the projects.
While working for these projects, he has been engaged in project management for geo-environmental, pharmaceutical plant, and underground utility tunnel projects.
In academic activity, he has been teaching as a visiting professor at Nagoya University and a visiting lecturer at Kobe University.

Naoto Tanaka

Dr. Naoto Tanaka

Ph.D., Executive General Manager, Business Development Division, Nikken

He graduated Kobe University, Japan, with Master degree and University of Manitoba, Canada, with Ph.D degree.
He joined Nikken Sekkei Group with his great knowledge of geotechnical & geo-environmental engineering. Since then, he has been involved various geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering projects.
Dr. Tanaka has also been working in consultation and design for urban planning and civil infrastructure, such as Tower project feasibility, Metro station/tunnel, and Underground reservoir. In these projects, he kept close contacts with the clients and collaboration with other disciplines to realize clients’ intention for the total performance of the projects.
While working for these projects, he has been engaged in project management for geo-environmental, pharmaceutical plant, and underground utility tunnel projects.
In academic activity, he has been teaching as a visiting professor at Nagoya University and a visiting lecturer at Kobe University.

Dr. Naoto Tanaka

Ph.D., Executive General Manager, Business Development Division, Nikken

Naoyuki Yoshino

Naoyuki Yoshino

Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

Naoyuki Yoshino is Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Professor Emeritus at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. He is also a visiting scholar at various universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States). He is named Director of the Japan Financial Services Agency’s (FSA) Financial Research Center (FSA Institute) in 2004 and is now Chief Advisor.
He obtained honorary doctorates from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) in 2004 and Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) in 2013, and also received the Fukuzawa Award in 2013 for his contribution to research on economic policy.

Naoyuki Yoshino

Naoyuki Yoshino

Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

Naoyuki Yoshino is Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Professor Emeritus at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. He is also a visiting scholar at various universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States). He is named Director of the Japan Financial Services Agency’s (FSA) Financial Research Center (FSA Institute) in 2004 and is now Chief Advisor.
He obtained honorary doctorates from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) in 2004 and Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) in 2013, and also received the Fukuzawa Award in 2013 for his contribution to research on economic policy.

Naoyuki Yoshino

Naoyuki Yoshino

Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

Naoyuki Yoshino is Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Professor Emeritus at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. He is also a visiting scholar at various universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States). He is named Director of the Japan Financial Services Agency’s (FSA) Financial Research Center (FSA Institute) in 2004 and is now Chief Advisor.
He obtained honorary doctorates from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) in 2004 and Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany) in 2013, and also received the Fukuzawa Award in 2013 for his contribution to research on economic policy.

Naoyuki Yoshino

Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

Group Executive and Strategy Officer, Dentsu India

Narayan Devanathan is a key member of the leadership team and Executive Council at Dentsu and the Dentsu Aegis Network in India.
He is the chief steward of the Dentsu brand in India, ensuring consistency of vision and output. He also plays the role of an integrator with the other members of the Dentsu Aegis Network, both within and outside India, helping leverage the power of the network.
In addition, he helms the two specialist units of Dentsu Mama Lab (dedicated to connecting brands with mothers meaningfully) and Citizen Dentsu (dedicated to connecting brands with social purpose).
Prior to this, he was the CEO of the Dentsu Creative Impact Group.

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

Group Executive and Strategy Officer, Dentsu India

Narayan Devanathan is a key member of the leadership team and Executive Council at Dentsu and the Dentsu Aegis Network in India.
He is the chief steward of the Dentsu brand in India, ensuring consistency of vision and output. He also plays the role of an integrator with the other members of the Dentsu Aegis Network, both within and outside India, helping leverage the power of the network.
In addition, he helms the two specialist units of Dentsu Mama Lab (dedicated to connecting brands with mothers meaningfully) and Citizen Dentsu (dedicated to connecting brands with social purpose).
Prior to this, he was the CEO of the Dentsu Creative Impact Group.

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

NARAYAN DEVANATHAN

Group Executive and Strategy Officer, Dentsu India

Narayan Devanathan is a key member of the leadership team and Executive Council at Dentsu and the Dentsu Aegis Network in India.
He is the chief steward of the Dentsu brand in India, ensuring consistency of vision and output. He also plays the role of an integrator with the other members of the Dentsu Aegis Network, both within and outside India, helping leverage the power of the network.
In addition, he helms the two specialist units of Dentsu Mama Lab (dedicated to connecting brands with mothers meaningfully) and Citizen Dentsu (dedicated to connecting brands with social purpose).
Prior to this, he was the CEO of the Dentsu Creative Impact Group.

Narayan Devanathan

Group Executive and Strategy Officer, Dentsu India

Naresh Sharma

Naresh Sharma

Founder & Director Centre For Research In the Art Of Film And Television (CRAFT)

After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India. He acquired on floor expertise while working with ace cinematographers. His independent work includes Ad films, promos, corporate and documentaries. His well-known work include the Music Video “Nishani” sung by indi-pop artist Jassi.

Naresh Sharma

Naresh Sharma

Founder & Director Centre For Research In the Art Of Film And Television (CRAFT)

After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India. He acquired on floor expertise while working with ace cinematographers. His independent work includes Ad films, promos, corporate and documentaries. His well-known work include the Music Video “Nishani” sung by indi-pop artist Jassi.

Naresh Sharma

Naresh Sharma

Founder & Director Centre For Research In the Art Of Film And Television (CRAFT)

After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India. He acquired on floor expertise while working with ace cinematographers. His independent work includes Ad films, promos, corporate and documentaries. His well-known work include the Music Video “Nishani” sung by indi-pop artist Jassi.

Naresh Sharma

Founder & Director Centre For Research In the Art Of Film And Television (CRAFT)

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director and CEO SEMCO Group

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director and CEO SEMCO Group

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director and CEO SEMCO Group

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director and CEO SEMCO Group

Nitin Puri

Nitin Puri

Country Head, FASAR, Yes Bank

Nitin Puri is Senior President & Country Head – FASAR (Food & Agribusiness Strategic Advisory & Research), at YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank.
The Food & Agribusiness sector is fueling the growth of Emerging India and YES BANK has identified this as a focus knowledge banking sector, wherein it has undertaken various thought-leadership initiatives besides providing cutting-edge advisory and innovative financing solutions across segments in the agricultural value chain. Several path breaking initiatives in India including food parks, terminal markets, agri cold chain, grain silos, agro SEZs, crop diversification, private farm produce marketing complexes, national biotech policy and integrated dairy farms, amongst others, have been facilitated by YES BANK.

Nitin Puri

Nitin Puri

Country Head, FASAR, Yes Bank

Nitin Puri is Senior President & Country Head – FASAR (Food & Agribusiness Strategic Advisory & Research), at YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank.
The Food & Agribusiness sector is fueling the growth of Emerging India and YES BANK has identified this as a focus knowledge banking sector, wherein it has undertaken various thought-leadership initiatives besides providing cutting-edge advisory and innovative financing solutions across segments in the agricultural value chain. Several path breaking initiatives in India including food parks, terminal markets, agri cold chain, grain silos, agro SEZs, crop diversification, private farm produce marketing complexes, national biotech policy and integrated dairy farms, amongst others, have been facilitated by YES BANK.

Nitin Puri

Nitin Puri

Country Head, FASAR, Yes Bank

Nitin Puri is Senior President & Country Head – FASAR (Food & Agribusiness Strategic Advisory & Research), at YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank.
The Food & Agribusiness sector is fueling the growth of Emerging India and YES BANK has identified this as a focus knowledge banking sector, wherein it has undertaken various thought-leadership initiatives besides providing cutting-edge advisory and innovative financing solutions across segments in the agricultural value chain. Several path breaking initiatives in India including food parks, terminal markets, agri cold chain, grain silos, agro SEZs, crop diversification, private farm produce marketing complexes, national biotech policy and integrated dairy farms, amongst others, have been facilitated by YES BANK.

Nitin Puri

Country Head, FASAR, Yes Bank

Mr. Nobuo Kishi,

Mr. Nobuo Kishi

Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

Nobuo Kishi is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet. He was elected for the first time in 2004, and served as Parliamentary Secretary for Defense, Vice Chairman, LDP Diet Affairs Committee in the House of Councillors, Vice Chairman, Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters of LDP, Chairman, Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems of Diet.

Mr. Nobuo Kishi,

Mr. Nobuo Kishi

Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

Nobuo Kishi is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet. He was elected for the first time in 2004, and served as Parliamentary Secretary for Defense, Vice Chairman, LDP Diet Affairs Committee in the House of Councillors, Vice Chairman, Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters of LDP, Chairman, Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems of Diet.

Mr. Nobuo Kishi,

Mr. Nobuo Kishi

Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

Nobuo Kishi is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet. He was elected for the first time in 2004, and served as Parliamentary Secretary for Defense, Vice Chairman, LDP Diet Affairs Committee in the House of Councillors, Vice Chairman, Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters of LDP, Chairman, Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems of Diet.

Nobuo Kishi

Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan

Omair Ahmad

Omair Ahmad

Senior Strategic Affairs, Journalist

Mr. Omair Ahmad is an Indian writer whose book Jimmy the Terrorist was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize.

Omair Ahmad

Omair Ahmad

Senior Strategic Affairs, Journalist

Mr. Omair Ahmad is an Indian writer whose book Jimmy the Terrorist was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize.

Omair Ahmad

Omair Ahmad

Senior Strategic Affairs, Journalist

Mr. Omair Ahmad is an Indian writer whose book Jimmy the Terrorist was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize.

Omair Ahmad

Senior Strategic Affairs, Journalist

P R Jaishankar

P R Jaishankar

Chief General Manager, IIFCL

P R Jaishankar comes with a rich experience of over 28 years in the Development Banking and Financial Sector, wherein he has handled Top Management and Board level roles with specialized exposure in Infrastructure, Mortgage and Capital Markets.
He is well known for having conceptualized and structured the first ever Mortgage Securitization Transaction in India in the year 2000, followed by a number of other innovative instruments/products in the Indian Capital Market such as Takeout Finance, Credit Enhancements, Affordable Housing Finance, Reverse Mortgages (enabled Annuities) , etc. He has also a member of the Advisory Board to guide policy and implementation of PPP projects in the Ports Sector, constituted by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.
Mr. Jaishankar holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University, a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA (Finance) from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.

P R Jaishankar

P R Jaishankar

Chief General Manager, IIFCL

P R Jaishankar comes with a rich experience of over 28 years in the Development Banking and Financial Sector, wherein he has handled Top Management and Board level roles with specialized exposure in Infrastructure, Mortgage and Capital Markets.
He is well known for having conceptualized and structured the first ever Mortgage Securitization Transaction in India in the year 2000, followed by a number of other innovative instruments/products in the Indian Capital Market such as Takeout Finance, Credit Enhancements, Affordable Housing Finance, Reverse Mortgages (enabled Annuities) , etc. He has also a member of the Advisory Board to guide policy and implementation of PPP projects in the Ports Sector, constituted by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.
Mr. Jaishankar holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University, a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA (Finance) from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.

P R Jaishankar

P R Jaishankar

Chief General Manager, IIFCL

P R Jaishankar comes with a rich experience of over 28 years in the Development Banking and Financial Sector, wherein he has handled Top Management and Board level roles with specialized exposure in Infrastructure, Mortgage and Capital Markets.
He is well known for having conceptualized and structured the first ever Mortgage Securitization Transaction in India in the year 2000, followed by a number of other innovative instruments/products in the Indian Capital Market such as Takeout Finance, Credit Enhancements, Affordable Housing Finance, Reverse Mortgages (enabled Annuities) , etc. He has also a member of the Advisory Board to guide policy and implementation of PPP projects in the Ports Sector, constituted by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.
Mr. Jaishankar holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University, a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA (Finance) from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.

P. R. Jaishankar

Chief General Manager, IIFCL

Pankaj Jhunja

Pankaj Jhunja

Head of Mobility Innovation Hub, San Francisco /Pune, Tata Motors

Over the last 25 years Mr. Pankaj Jhunja has moved from designing simple consumer products to highly technical, industrial and commercial products across companies like Milton, Thermax Culligan and Homeflow Plc. He entered Automotive design with Dilip Chhabria Design (an automotive design and customisation company) to develop the OEM services business for India and overseas markets, following up with stints in Renault India and now Tata Motors, responsible for setting up the respective Design studios. Since Jan 2017, he has been given charge of setting up a Mobility Innovation Hub for Tata Motors in the Silicon Valley in order to track consumer and technology trends and establishing partnerships and collaborations with start-ups & tech companies for possible Product and Service solutions. In parallel, he also drove the in-house Innovation initiative that involves incubating and funding raw ideas to working proof of concept (POC’s).

Pankaj Jhunja

Pankaj Jhunja

Head of Mobility Innovation Hub, San Francisco /Pune, Tata Motors

Over the last 25 years Mr. Pankaj Jhunja has moved from designing simple consumer products to highly technical, industrial and commercial products across companies like Milton, Thermax Culligan and Homeflow Plc. He entered Automotive design with Dilip Chhabria Design (an automotive design and customisation company) to develop the OEM services business for India and overseas markets, following up with stints in Renault India and now Tata Motors, responsible for setting up the respective Design studios. Since Jan 2017, he has been given charge of setting up a Mobility Innovation Hub for Tata Motors in the Silicon Valley in order to track consumer and technology trends and establishing partnerships and collaborations with start-ups & tech companies for possible Product and Service solutions. In parallel, he also drove the in-house Innovation initiative that involves incubating and funding raw ideas to working proof of concept (POC’s).

Pankaj Jhunja

Pankaj Jhunja

Head of Mobility Innovation Hub, San Francisco /Pune, Tata Motors

Over the last 25 years Mr. Pankaj Jhunja has moved from designing simple consumer products to highly technical, industrial and commercial products across companies like Milton, Thermax Culligan and Homeflow Plc. He entered Automotive design with Dilip Chhabria Design (an automotive design and customisation company) to develop the OEM services business for India and overseas markets, following up with stints in Renault India and now Tata Motors, responsible for setting up the respective Design studios. Since Jan 2017, he has been given charge of setting up a Mobility Innovation Hub for Tata Motors in the Silicon Valley in order to track consumer and technology trends and establishing partnerships and collaborations with start-ups & tech companies for possible Product and Service solutions. In parallel, he also drove the in-house Innovation initiative that involves incubating and funding raw ideas to working proof of concept (POC’s).

Pankaj Jhunja

Head of Mobility Innovation Hub, San Francisco /Pune, Tata Motors

Pankaj Munjal

Pankaj Munjal

Chairman, Hero Motors Company

Mr. Pankaj Munjal serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hero Cycles Limited. He graduated (B.Sc) in Science and then underwent specialized training in Automotive Manufacturing at General Motors Institute, Flint in the US. Thereafter, he attended the executive program in Strategic Marketing Management at London Business School, Harvard University.

Pankaj Munjal

Pankaj Munjal

Chairman, Hero Motors Company

Mr. Pankaj Munjal serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hero Cycles Limited. He graduated (B.Sc) in Science and then underwent specialized training in Automotive Manufacturing at General Motors Institute, Flint in the US. Thereafter, he attended the executive program in Strategic Marketing Management at London Business School, Harvard University.

Pankaj Munjal

Pankaj Munjal

Chairman, Hero Motors Company

Mr. Pankaj Munjal serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hero Cycles Limited. He graduated (B.Sc) in Science and then underwent specialized training in Automotive Manufacturing at General Motors Institute, Flint in the US. Thereafter, he attended the executive program in Strategic Marketing Management at London Business School, Harvard University.

Pankaj Munjal

Chairman, Hero Motors Company

Partha Dey

Partha Dey

Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia

Mr. Partha Dey, Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia
He is a passionate Healthcare Professional, He leads the IBM healthcare Business Development in India/South Asia, He also works as ‘Subject Matter Expert; in Domestic and Global Projects. He has spent more than 2 decades in Healthcare Industry. New innovative Healthcare business model, IBM Watson – Cognitive Computing, IoT, Block-chain, Cloud computing, Mobility are his area of interest and expertise.

Partha Dey

Partha Dey

Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia

Mr. Partha Dey, Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia
He is a passionate Healthcare Professional, He leads the IBM healthcare Business Development in India/South Asia, He also works as ‘Subject Matter Expert; in Domestic and Global Projects. He has spent more than 2 decades in Healthcare Industry. New innovative Healthcare business model, IBM Watson – Cognitive Computing, IoT, Block-chain, Cloud computing, Mobility are his area of interest and expertise.

Partha Dey

Partha Dey

Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia

Mr. Partha Dey, Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia
He is a passionate Healthcare Professional, He leads the IBM healthcare Business Development in India/South Asia, He also works as ‘Subject Matter Expert; in Domestic and Global Projects. He has spent more than 2 decades in Healthcare Industry. New innovative Healthcare business model, IBM Watson – Cognitive Computing, IoT, Block-chain, Cloud computing, Mobility are his area of interest and expertise.

Partha Dey

Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia

Payal Chawla

Payal Chawla

Advocate and Founder of JUSCONTRACTUS

Payal is the founder of the first and only all-women’s law firm, JusContractus.  With a highly motivated team of young women, JusContractus has been recognized for its efforts since its inception in 2013. The firm was named as the  Rising Star of the Legal Profession in 2017  & Deal Maker of the Year 2015 by India Business Law Journal and was nominated amongst the top start-up law firms by IDEX for both 2015 and 2016. She was named as the Lawyer of the Year – Corporate 2017 by Lawyer Issue, Corporate Lawyer of the Year –India for 2016 by Corporate Live Wire Legal Awards and Partner of the Year-Female 2016,  and amongst the Partners of the Year 2017 by Annual IDEX Legal Awards.  
She was privileged to be named as the thinkers to watch out for in 2015 by Forbes India. Recently her life and work were captured in the form of a short biopic by ‘Tapasya Productions’, which has won accolades at various film festivals including the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival, 2017.  
She regularly writes on legal matters for newspapers and other publications and also speaks on legal issues from time to time. Her scholarly piece critiquing a recent Supreme Court judgement on Arbitrability of Fraud, was published in the prestigious International Arbitration Law Review.  She is a Rotary Scholar, a Russel Baker Fellow and a recipient of the University of Chicago International House Grant.  She was privileged to be part of the Judicial Commission headed by Hon. Justice Usha Mehra (Retd.) in the Nirbhaya rape tragedy.  Payal serves as an independent director on Ballarpur Industries Limited, Jamna Auto and the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre. She is also a part of the Board of Governors of IILM, management institute at Lodhi Road.

Payal Chawla

Payal Chawla

Advocate and Founder of JUSCONTRACTUS

Payal is the founder of the first and only all-women’s law firm, JusContractus.  With a highly motivated team of young women, JusContractus has been recognized for its efforts since its inception in 2013. The firm was named as the  Rising Star of the Legal Profession in 2017  & Deal Maker of the Year 2015 by India Business Law Journal and was nominated amongst the top start-up law firms by IDEX for both 2015 and 2016. She was named as the Lawyer of the Year – Corporate 2017 by Lawyer Issue, Corporate Lawyer of the Year –India for 2016 by Corporate Live Wire Legal Awards and Partner of the Year-Female 2016,  and amongst the Partners of the Year 2017 by Annual IDEX Legal Awards.  
She was privileged to be named as the thinkers to watch out for in 2015 by Forbes India. Recently her life and work were captured in the form of a short biopic by ‘Tapasya Productions’, which has won accolades at various film festivals including the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival, 2017.  
She regularly writes on legal matters for newspapers and other publications and also speaks on legal issues from time to time. Her scholarly piece critiquing a recent Supreme Court judgement on Arbitrability of Fraud, was published in the prestigious International Arbitration Law Review.  She is a Rotary Scholar, a Russel Baker Fellow and a recipient of the University of Chicago International House Grant.  She was privileged to be part of the Judicial Commission headed by Hon. Justice Usha Mehra (Retd.) in the Nirbhaya rape tragedy.  Payal serves as an independent director on Ballarpur Industries Limited, Jamna Auto and the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre. She is also a part of the Board of Governors of IILM, management institute at Lodhi Road.

Payal Chawla

Payal Chawla

Advocate and Founder of JUSCONTRACTUS

Payal is the founder of the first and only all-women’s law firm, JusContractus.  With a highly motivated team of young women, JusContractus has been recognized for its efforts since its inception in 2013. The firm was named as the  Rising Star of the Legal Profession in 2017  & Deal Maker of the Year 2015 by India Business Law Journal and was nominated amongst the top start-up law firms by IDEX for both 2015 and 2016. She was named as the Lawyer of the Year – Corporate 2017 by Lawyer Issue, Corporate Lawyer of the Year –India for 2016 by Corporate Live Wire Legal Awards and Partner of the Year-Female 2016,  and amongst the Partners of the Year 2017 by Annual IDEX Legal Awards.  
She was privileged to be named as the thinkers to watch out for in 2015 by Forbes India. Recently her life and work were captured in the form of a short biopic by ‘Tapasya Productions’, which has won accolades at various film festivals including the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Festival, 2017.  
She regularly writes on legal matters for newspapers and other publications and also speaks on legal issues from time to time. Her scholarly piece critiquing a recent Supreme Court judgement on Arbitrability of Fraud, was published in the prestigious International Arbitration Law Review.  She is a Rotary Scholar, a Russel Baker Fellow and a recipient of the University of Chicago International House Grant.  She was privileged to be part of the Judicial Commission headed by Hon. Justice Usha Mehra (Retd.) in the Nirbhaya rape tragedy.  Payal serves as an independent director on Ballarpur Industries Limited, Jamna Auto and the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre. She is also a part of the Board of Governors of IILM, management institute at Lodhi Road.

Payal Chawla

Advocate and Founder of JUSCONTRACTUS

Pradyuman Vyas

Pradyuman Vyas

Director, National Institute of Design, Member Secretary, India Design Council, Officiating Director, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra

In June 2010, Vyas was conferred with an honorary Master of Arts degree from the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, United Kingdom in recognition of his contributions to design education and design promotion. He has more than 33 years of professional and teaching experience in different spheres of design. Since the last 27 years, he has been associated with the National Institute of Design (NID) as a faculty in the Industrial Design discipline. In April 2009, he was appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Design. In July 2011, Vyas was given the award for his outstanding contribution to design education at Asia’s Best School Award that was held at Singapore.

Pradyuman Vyas

Pradyuman Vyas

Director, National Institute of Design, Member Secretary, India Design Council, Officiating Director, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra

In June 2010, Vyas was conferred with an honorary Master of Arts degree from the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, United Kingdom in recognition of his contributions to design education and design promotion. He has more than 33 years of professional and teaching experience in different spheres of design. Since the last 27 years, he has been associated with the National Institute of Design (NID) as a faculty in the Industrial Design discipline. In April 2009, he was appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Design. In July 2011, Vyas was given the award for his outstanding contribution to design education at Asia’s Best School Award that was held at Singapore.

Pradyuman Vyas

Pradyuman Vyas

Director, National Institute of Design, Member Secretary, India Design Council, Officiating Director, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra

In June 2010, Vyas was conferred with an honorary Master of Arts degree from the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, United Kingdom in recognition of his contributions to design education and design promotion. He has more than 33 years of professional and teaching experience in different spheres of design. Since the last 27 years, he has been associated with the National Institute of Design (NID) as a faculty in the Industrial Design discipline. In April 2009, he was appointed as the Director of the National Institute of Design. In July 2011, Vyas was given the award for his outstanding contribution to design education at Asia’s Best School Award that was held at Singapore.

Pradyuman Vyas

Director, National Institute of Design, Member Secretary, India Design Council, Officiating Director, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra

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

Prashant Tondon

Prashant Tondon

Co-founder, 1mg

Mr. Prashant Tandon co-founded 1MG Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and serves as its Chief Executive. Previously, Mr. Tandon served at McKinsey & Co., Hindustan Lever Ltd., and MapMyIndia. He holds B.Tech from IIT-D, and MBA from Stanford.

Prashant Tondon

Prashant Tondon

Co-founder, 1mg

Mr. Prashant Tandon co-founded 1MG Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and serves as its Chief Executive. Previously, Mr. Tandon served at McKinsey & Co., Hindustan Lever Ltd., and MapMyIndia. He holds B.Tech from IIT-D, and MBA from Stanford.

Prashant Tondon

Prashant Tondon

Co-founder, 1mg

Mr. Prashant Tandon co-founded 1MG Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and serves as its Chief Executive. Previously, Mr. Tandon served at McKinsey & Co., Hindustan Lever Ltd., and MapMyIndia. He holds B.Tech from IIT-D, and MBA from Stanford.

Prashant Tondon

Co-founder, 1mg

Prity Khastgir

Prity Khastgir

Founder & CEO, Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India)

Prity is founder & CEO at Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India). She is also Chief of Legal and Compliance at Mobiuz which is working hand-in-hand with the Singaporean government to bring impeccable services to the world of Advertising, Fintech, InsureTech, and Payments.
She facilitates the process of raising funds for the Startups and assist Innovative Intellectual Property entities to find right partner in India.
She is part of the advisory board at Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida. As a certified mediator she is able to resolve domestic and International commercial disputes amicably. Her focus is on commercial negotiation and mediation in India.

Prity Khastgir

Prity Khastgir

Founder & CEO, Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India)

Prity is founder & CEO at Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India). She is also Chief of Legal and Compliance at Mobiuz which is working hand-in-hand with the Singaporean government to bring impeccable services to the world of Advertising, Fintech, InsureTech, and Payments.
She facilitates the process of raising funds for the Startups and assist Innovative Intellectual Property entities to find right partner in India.
She is part of the advisory board at Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida. As a certified mediator she is able to resolve domestic and International commercial disputes amicably. Her focus is on commercial negotiation and mediation in India.

Prity Khastgir

Prity Khastgir

Founder & CEO, Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India)

Prity is founder & CEO at Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India). She is also Chief of Legal and Compliance at Mobiuz which is working hand-in-hand with the Singaporean government to bring impeccable services to the world of Advertising, Fintech, InsureTech, and Payments.
She facilitates the process of raising funds for the Startups and assist Innovative Intellectual Property entities to find right partner in India.
She is part of the advisory board at Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida. As a certified mediator she is able to resolve domestic and International commercial disputes amicably. Her focus is on commercial negotiation and mediation in India.

Prity Khastgir

Founder & CEO, Tech Corp International Strategist (TCIS, India)

Rahul Walawalkar

Rahul Walawalkar

Vice Chairman, Global Energy Storage Alliance

Rahul Walawalkar leads the Emerging Technologies & Markets practice for Customized Energy Solutions with focus on energy storage, renewables, demand response and smart grid technologies as well as international markets. His research and consulting activities have covered complete range of smart grid, demand response and energy storage technologies.
He has served as an expert on evaluation committees for US Department of Energy’s Smart Grid and Energy Storage program since 2008.

Rahul Walawalkar

Rahul Walawalkar

Vice Chairman, Global Energy Storage Alliance

Rahul Walawalkar leads the Emerging Technologies & Markets practice for Customized Energy Solutions with focus on energy storage, renewables, demand response and smart grid technologies as well as international markets. His research and consulting activities have covered complete range of smart grid, demand response and energy storage technologies.
He has served as an expert on evaluation committees for US Department of Energy’s Smart Grid and Energy Storage program since 2008.

Rahul Walawalkar

Rahul Walawalkar

Vice Chairman, Global Energy Storage Alliance

Rahul Walawalkar leads the Emerging Technologies & Markets practice for Customized Energy Solutions with focus on energy storage, renewables, demand response and smart grid technologies as well as international markets. His research and consulting activities have covered complete range of smart grid, demand response and energy storage technologies.
He has served as an expert on evaluation committees for US Department of Energy’s Smart Grid and Energy Storage program since 2008.

Rahul Walawalkar

Vice Chairman, Global Energy Storage Alliance

Rakesh Batra

Rakesh Batra

Parter and National Leader, Automotive Sector, EY India

Mr. Rakesh Batra is the Partner and National Leader of Automotive Sector at EY. He is based in Delhi and has extensive experience of over 17 years in automotive consulting in India, US, Middle East and Thailand. He has significant experience in in the automotive industry and is personally involved in advising vehicle manufacturers, dealers, captive finance companies. Rakesh is also involved with the auto component industry and works with tyre manufacturers and industry associations.

Rakesh Batra

Rakesh Batra

Parter and National Leader, Automotive Sector, EY India

Mr. Rakesh Batra is the Partner and National Leader of Automotive Sector at EY. He is based in Delhi and has extensive experience of over 17 years in automotive consulting in India, US, Middle East and Thailand. He has significant experience in in the automotive industry and is personally involved in advising vehicle manufacturers, dealers, captive finance companies. Rakesh is also involved with the auto component industry and works with tyre manufacturers and industry associations.

Rakesh Batra

Rakesh Batra

Parter and National Leader, Automotive Sector, EY India

Mr. Rakesh Batra is the Partner and National Leader of Automotive Sector at EY. He is based in Delhi and has extensive experience of over 17 years in automotive consulting in India, US, Middle East and Thailand. He has significant experience in in the automotive industry and is personally involved in advising vehicle manufacturers, dealers, captive finance companies. Rakesh is also involved with the auto component industry and works with tyre manufacturers and industry associations.

Rakesh Batra

Parter and National Leader, Automotive Sector, EY India

Randeep Guleria

Dr. Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

Randeep Guleria is awarded Padma Shri in year 2015. He is a senior consultant Pulmonologist associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. He serves as a professor and the head of the department of pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders at AIIMS. He has acquired various awards and honors including “Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Fellowship” awarded by Raj Nanda Trust and the Royal College of Physicians. Dr. Randeep has been the personal physician to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India. He is an active member of the WHO Scientific Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) working group for influenza vaccination and immunization.

Randeep Guleria

Dr. Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

Randeep Guleria is awarded Padma Shri in year 2015. He is a senior consultant Pulmonologist associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. He serves as a professor and the head of the department of pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders at AIIMS. He has acquired various awards and honors including “Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Fellowship” awarded by Raj Nanda Trust and the Royal College of Physicians. Dr. Randeep has been the personal physician to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India. He is an active member of the WHO Scientific Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) working group for influenza vaccination and immunization.

Randeep Guleria

Dr. Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

Randeep Guleria is awarded Padma Shri in year 2015. He is a senior consultant Pulmonologist associated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. He serves as a professor and the head of the department of pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders at AIIMS. He has acquired various awards and honors including “Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Fellowship” awarded by Raj Nanda Trust and the Royal College of Physicians. Dr. Randeep has been the personal physician to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India. He is an active member of the WHO Scientific Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) working group for influenza vaccination and immunization.

Dr. Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS

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

Mr. RCM Reddy

MD, CEO, IL&FS

Mr. RCM Reddy is the Managing Director & CEO of IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. and it’s subsidiaries namely IL&FS Cluster Development Initiative Ltd. and IL&FS Skill Development Corporation. Mr. Reddy, in the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, is responsible for all social sector initiatives of IL&FS Group in the areas of education, skill development, e-governance, health and cluster development.

Mr. RCM Reddy

MD, CEO, IL&FS

Mr. RCM Reddy is the Managing Director & CEO of IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. and it’s subsidiaries namely IL&FS Cluster Development Initiative Ltd. and IL&FS Skill Development Corporation. Mr. Reddy, in the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, is responsible for all social sector initiatives of IL&FS Group in the areas of education, skill development, e-governance, health and cluster development.

Mr. RCM Reddy

MD, CEO, IL&FS

Mr. RCM Reddy is the Managing Director & CEO of IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd. and it’s subsidiaries namely IL&FS Cluster Development Initiative Ltd. and IL&FS Skill Development Corporation. Mr. Reddy, in the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, is responsible for all social sector initiatives of IL&FS Group in the areas of education, skill development, e-governance, health and cluster development.

RCM Reddy

MD, CEO, IL & FS

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

President of Aeris India

Dr. Bhatnagar brings a wealth of telecom experience to Aeris, including heading digital services for 10 years in Europe, 5 years in the Americas, and 6 years in India. Prior to joining Aeris, he was Global Head for Digital Enterprise Services at Tech Mahindra, where Dr. Bhatnagar spearheaded the Internet of Things initiatives for the company and smart city projects for the Mahindra Group. Along with a team from Bosch, he co-authored the book Enterprise IoT, which covers IoT project management frameworks, and the methodology proposed in this book has been accepted by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

President of Aeris India

Dr. Bhatnagar brings a wealth of telecom experience to Aeris, including heading digital services for 10 years in Europe, 5 years in the Americas, and 6 years in India. Prior to joining Aeris, he was Global Head for Digital Enterprise Services at Tech Mahindra, where Dr. Bhatnagar spearheaded the Internet of Things initiatives for the company and smart city projects for the Mahindra Group. Along with a team from Bosch, he co-authored the book Enterprise IoT, which covers IoT project management frameworks, and the methodology proposed in this book has been accepted by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

President of Aeris India

Dr. Bhatnagar brings a wealth of telecom experience to Aeris, including heading digital services for 10 years in Europe, 5 years in the Americas, and 6 years in India. Prior to joining Aeris, he was Global Head for Digital Enterprise Services at Tech Mahindra, where Dr. Bhatnagar spearheaded the Internet of Things initiatives for the company and smart city projects for the Mahindra Group. Along with a team from Bosch, he co-authored the book Enterprise IoT, which covers IoT project management frameworks, and the methodology proposed in this book has been accepted by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

President of Aeris India

Rizwan Shaikh

Rizwan Shaikh

Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant

Rizwan Shaikh is one of India’s renowned Ethical Hacker, Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant actively involved in providing Ethical Hacking and Information Security training and services. He is a well recognized security professional with numerous successful engagements to his credit. His exceptional ethical hacking expertise is widely recognized in India and abroad, which is reflected in deliverables of numerous workshops, seminars, talks and trainings among a variety of different audiences including colleges, companies, industry meets and government conferences.

Rizwan Shaikh

Rizwan Shaikh

Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant

Rizwan Shaikh is one of India’s renowned Ethical Hacker, Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant actively involved in providing Ethical Hacking and Information Security training and services. He is a well recognized security professional with numerous successful engagements to his credit. His exceptional ethical hacking expertise is widely recognized in India and abroad, which is reflected in deliverables of numerous workshops, seminars, talks and trainings among a variety of different audiences including colleges, companies, industry meets and government conferences.

Rizwan Shaikh

Rizwan Shaikh

Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant

Rizwan Shaikh is one of India’s renowned Ethical Hacker, Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant actively involved in providing Ethical Hacking and Information Security training and services. He is a well recognized security professional with numerous successful engagements to his credit. His exceptional ethical hacking expertise is widely recognized in India and abroad, which is reflected in deliverables of numerous workshops, seminars, talks and trainings among a variety of different audiences including colleges, companies, industry meets and government conferences.

Rizwan Shaikh

Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant

Sanjiv Malhotra

Sanjiv Malhotra

Director of the Energy Investor Center, US Department of Energy

Sanjiv Malhotra serves as the Director of the Energy Investor Center, located within the Office of Technology Transitions. The center was announced in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in clean energy technologies that address the present gap in U.S. clean tech investment. The center helps enhance the availability of DOE’s resources to private sector investors and potential partners in the public.
He is also instrumental in supporting Mission Innovation, an initiative to dramatically accelerate public and private global energy innovation to address global climate change, provide affordable energy to consumers, including in the developing world, and create additional commercial opportunities in early stage energy technologies.

Sanjiv Malhotra

Sanjiv Malhotra

Director of the Energy Investor Center, US Department of Energy

Sanjiv Malhotra serves as the Director of the Energy Investor Center, located within the Office of Technology Transitions. The center was announced in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in clean energy technologies that address the present gap in U.S. clean tech investment. The center helps enhance the availability of DOE’s resources to private sector investors and potential partners in the public.
He is also instrumental in supporting Mission Innovation, an initiative to dramatically accelerate public and private global energy innovation to address global climate change, provide affordable energy to consumers, including in the developing world, and create additional commercial opportunities in early stage energy technologies.

Sanjiv Malhotra

Sanjiv Malhotra

Director of the Energy Investor Center, US Department of Energy

Sanjiv Malhotra serves as the Director of the Energy Investor Center, located within the Office of Technology Transitions. The center was announced in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in clean energy technologies that address the present gap in U.S. clean tech investment. The center helps enhance the availability of DOE’s resources to private sector investors and potential partners in the public.
He is also instrumental in supporting Mission Innovation, an initiative to dramatically accelerate public and private global energy innovation to address global climate change, provide affordable energy to consumers, including in the developing world, and create additional commercial opportunities in early stage energy technologies.

Sanjiv Malhotra

Director of the Energy Investor Center, US Department of Energy

Shakti Sinha

Shakti Sinha

Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Shakti Sinha is the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. He was the Director of South Asian Institute for Strategic Affairs (SAISA), and also the head of Policy Research Group at the BRIEF, an economic think tank. He was a member of the Indian Administrative Service from 1979 to 2013. He headed the United Nation’s Governance & Development team in Afghanistan (2006-09), and has also worked as a Senior Advisor to Executive Director on the World Bank Board (2000-2004). He has also served as Director at India Foundation
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Shakti Sinha

Shakti Sinha

Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Shakti Sinha is the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. He was the Director of South Asian Institute for Strategic Affairs (SAISA), and also the head of Policy Research Group at the BRIEF, an economic think tank. He was a member of the Indian Administrative Service from 1979 to 2013. He headed the United Nation’s Governance & Development team in Afghanistan (2006-09), and has also worked as a Senior Advisor to Executive Director on the World Bank Board (2000-2004). He has also served as Director at India Foundation.

Shakti Sinha

Shakti Sinha

Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Shakti Sinha is the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. He was the Director of South Asian Institute for Strategic Affairs (SAISA), and also the head of Policy Research Group at the BRIEF, an economic think tank. He was a member of the Indian Administrative Service from 1979 to 2013. He headed the United Nation’s Governance & Development team in Afghanistan (2006-09), and has also worked as a Senior Advisor to Executive Director on the World Bank Board (2000-2004). He has also served as Director at India Foundation.

Shakti Sinha

Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Author Business Coach, Country Head, WOW Factors

It’s been a decade almost, and Dr. Shankar Goenka has facilitated over 50,000 people in India and abroad to transform them professionally and personally. Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a Master Trainer on Whole Brain Thinking, Leadership, Positivity, Relationship, Parenting, Team, Happy Life. Through his company, WOW Factors India Pvt. Ltd, with offices in India and South Africa, Dr. Shankar Goenka travels around the globe to offer business solutions to the people who need it the most.

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Author Business Coach, Country Head, WOW Factors

It’s been a decade almost, and Dr. Shankar Goenka has facilitated over 50,000 people in India and abroad to transform them professionally and personally. Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a Master Trainer on Whole Brain Thinking, Leadership, Positivity, Relationship, Parenting, Team, Happy Life. Through his company, WOW Factors India Pvt. Ltd, with offices in India and South Africa, Dr. Shankar Goenka travels around the globe to offer business solutions to the people who need it the most.

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Mr. Shankar Goenka

Author Business Coach, Country Head, WOW Factors

It’s been a decade almost, and Dr. Shankar Goenka has facilitated over 50,000 people in India and abroad to transform them professionally and personally. Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a Master Trainer on Whole Brain Thinking, Leadership, Positivity, Relationship, Parenting, Team, Happy Life. Through his company, WOW Factors India Pvt. Ltd, with offices in India and South Africa, Dr. Shankar Goenka travels around the globe to offer business solutions to the people who need it the most.

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Career counselor/ Country Head – WOW Factors India

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Indian Author

Mr. Shantanu Gupta is an Indian author and political analyst. He is also the communication advisor to Baba Ramdev and alumni ambassador of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, (United Kingdom) in India. Shantanu’s recent work as an author has been about Uttar Pradesh and its government. His book Uttar Pradesh – Vikas Ki Prateeksha Mein, published by Bloomsbury Publishing strengthened the narrative against the Akhilesh Yadav-led, Samajwadi Party government. His upcoming book, The Monk Who Became Chief Minister is the biography of current Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath. As a public speaker, he was a TEDx Speaker at NIT Silchar.

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Indian Author

Mr. Shantanu Gupta is an Indian author and political analyst. He is also the communication advisor to Baba Ramdev and alumni ambassador of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, (United Kingdom) in India. Shantanu’s recent work as an author has been about Uttar Pradesh and its government. His book Uttar Pradesh – Vikas Ki Prateeksha Mein, published by Bloomsbury Publishing strengthened the narrative against the Akhilesh Yadav-led, Samajwadi Party government. His upcoming book, The Monk Who Became Chief Minister is the biography of current Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath. As a public speaker, he was a TEDx Speaker at NIT Silchar.

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Indian Author

Mr. Shantanu Gupta is an Indian author and political analyst. He is also the communication advisor to Baba Ramdev and alumni ambassador of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, (United Kingdom) in India. Shantanu’s recent work as an author has been about Uttar Pradesh and its government. His book Uttar Pradesh – Vikas Ki Prateeksha Mein, published by Bloomsbury Publishing strengthened the narrative against the Akhilesh Yadav-led, Samajwadi Party government. His upcoming book, The Monk Who Became Chief Minister is the biography of current Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath. As a public speaker, he was a TEDx Speaker at NIT Silchar.

Shantanu Gupta

Indian Author

Shaul Shani

Shaul Shani

Owner, Swarth Group

Shaul Shani served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fortscale Security Ltd. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. He served as the Managing Director of Limon Holdings Ltd., since 1996. He served as the Chairman of ECI Telecom Ltd. and Swarth Investments L.L.C. He served as Chairman of Global Village Telecom N.V, since 1998. He served as a Director of DSP Group Inc. since February 1999 and Sapiens International Corporation NV (“Sapiens International“) from 1995 to 1996.

Shaul Shani

Shaul Shani

Owner, Swarth Group

Shaul Shani served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fortscale Security Ltd. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. He served as the Managing Director of Limon Holdings Ltd., since 1996. He served as the Chairman of ECI Telecom Ltd. and Swarth Investments L.L.C. He served as Chairman of Global Village Telecom N.V, since 1998. He served as a Director of DSP Group Inc. since February 1999 and Sapiens International Corporation NV (“Sapiens International“) from 1995 to 1996.

Shaul Shani

Shaul Shani

Owner, Swarth Group

Shaul Shani served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fortscale Security Ltd. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. He served as the Managing Director of Limon Holdings Ltd., since 1996. He served as the Chairman of ECI Telecom Ltd. and Swarth Investments L.L.C. He served as Chairman of Global Village Telecom N.V, since 1998. He served as a Director of DSP Group Inc. since February 1999 and Sapiens International Corporation NV (“Sapiens International“) from 1995 to 1996.

Shaul Shani

Owner, Swarth Group

Shazia Ilmi

Shazia Ilmi

Indian Politician

Ms. Shazia Ilmi is a Spokesperson of BJP. She is also a social activist who was formerly a television journalist, correspondent and anchor. During 2011 and 2012, she got actively involved with the India Against Corruption Movement led by veteran social leader Anna Hazare and became the spokesperson of the movement

Shazia Ilmi

Shazia Ilmi

Indian Politician

Ms. Shazia Ilmi is a Spokesperson of BJP. She is also a social activist who was formerly a television journalist, correspondent and anchor. During 2011 and 2012, she got actively involved with the India Against Corruption Movement led by veteran social leader Anna Hazare and became the spokesperson of the movement

Shazia Ilmi

Shazia Ilmi

Indian Politician

Ms. Shazia Ilmi is a Spokesperson of BJP. She is also a social activist who was formerly a television journalist, correspondent and anchor. During 2011 and 2012, she got actively involved with the India Against Corruption Movement led by veteran social leader Anna Hazare and became the spokesperson of the movement

Shazia Ilmi

Indian Politician

Shobhana Pattanayak

Shobhana Pattanayak

Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Mr. Shobhana K Pattanayak is presently posted as Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Government of India. He was also given an additional charge of Food and Public Distribution.

Shobhana Pattanayak

Shobhana Pattanayak

Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Mr. Shobhana K Pattanayak is presently posted as Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Government of India. He was also given an additional charge of Food and Public Distribution.

Shobhana Pattanayak

Shobhana Pattanayak

Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Mr. Shobhana K Pattanayak is presently posted as Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Government of India. He was also given an additional charge of Food and Public Distribution.

Shobhana Pattanayak

Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director, Lahiri LLC

Shourav Lahiri is an engineering and construction disputes lawyer with a specialization in international arbitration. He has been listed as an expert adviser in construction law by Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Euromoney and as an expert in commercial mediation by Who’s Who Legal.

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director, Lahiri LLC

Shourav Lahiri is an engineering and construction disputes lawyer with a specialization in international arbitration. He has been listed as an expert adviser in construction law by Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Euromoney and as an expert in commercial mediation by Who’s Who Legal.

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Mr. Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director, Lahiri LLC

Shourav Lahiri is an engineering and construction disputes lawyer with a specialization in international arbitration. He has been listed as an expert adviser in construction law by Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Euromoney and as an expert in commercial mediation by Who’s Who Legal.

Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director, Lahiri LLC

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Member of the House of Representatives, House of Representatives of Japan

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto is Deputy Secretary General of the Space Fundamental Law Follow Up Council of Councilors. He is also representative of Japan-Korea Parliamentarians Secretary General.

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Member of the House of Representatives, House of Representatives of Japan

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto is Deputy Secretary General of the Space Fundamental Law Follow Up Council of Councilors. He is also representative of Japan-Korea Parliamentarians Secretary General.

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

Member of the House of Representatives, House of Representatives of Japan

Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto is Deputy Secretary General of the Space Fundamental Law Follow Up Council of Councilors. He is also representative of Japan-Korea Parliamentarians Secretary General.

Shuhei Kishimoto

Member of the House of Representatives, House of Representatives of Japan

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Chairman, Essel Group
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subhash Chandra is an independent Member of the Upper House of Parliament from the state of Haryana. He is also the Chairman of the Essel Group of Companies and is amongst the leading lights of the global media & entertainment industry.
He is rightly referred to as the Media Moghul. With his pioneering vision and entrepreneurial mindset to achieve growth, he revolutionized the television industry by launching the country’s first satellite television channel – Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Chairman, Essel Group
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subhash Chandra is an independent Member of the Upper House of Parliament from the state of Haryana. He is also the Chairman of the Essel Group of Companies and is amongst the leading lights of the global media & entertainment industry.
He is rightly referred to as the Media Moghul. With his pioneering vision and entrepreneurial mindset to achieve growth, he revolutionized the television industry by launching the country’s first satellite television channel – Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Chairman, Essel Group
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subhash Chandra is an independent Member of the Upper House of Parliament from the state of Haryana. He is also the Chairman of the Essel Group of Companies and is amongst the leading lights of the global media & entertainment industry.
He is rightly referred to as the Media Moghul. With his pioneering vision and entrepreneurial mindset to achieve growth, he revolutionized the television industry by launching the country’s first satellite television channel – Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News

Dr. Subhash Chandra

Chairman, Essel Group
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subramanian Swamy is an Indian economist, mathematician and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. He has also previously served as President of the Janata Party and as a member of the Planning Commission of India. Previously, he was a member of the Group of Eminent persons and was called to Geneva to prepare a report of the United Nations (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD) on Economic Co-operation between Developing countries (ECDC).
He has also served as Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade in the past . He has also written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with People’s Republic of China, Pakistan and Israel

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subramanian Swamy is an Indian economist, mathematician and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. He has also previously served as President of the Janata Party and as a member of the Planning Commission of India. Previously, he was a member of the Group of Eminent persons and was called to Geneva to prepare a report of the United Nations (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD) on Economic Co-operation between Developing countries (ECDC).
He has also served as Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade in the past . He has also written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with People’s Republic of China, Pakistan and Israel

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Dr. Subramanian Swamy is an Indian economist, mathematician and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. He has also previously served as President of the Janata Party and as a member of the Planning Commission of India. Previously, he was a member of the Group of Eminent persons and was called to Geneva to prepare a report of the United Nations (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development(UNCTAD) on Economic Co-operation between Developing countries (ECDC).
He has also served as Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade in the past . He has also written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with People’s Republic of China, Pakistan and Israel

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO, Ministry of Defence and CEO&MD

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since August 1, 2014. Dr. Mishra has been Director General of Brahmos at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since April 19, 2017. He is responsible for the design, development, production and product support encompassing complete Product Life Cycle of BrahMos Weapon System.

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO, Ministry of Defence and CEO&MD

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since August 1, 2014. Dr. Mishra has been Director General of Brahmos at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since April 19, 2017. He is responsible for the design, development, production and product support encompassing complete Product Life Cycle of BrahMos Weapon System.

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO, Ministry of Defence and CEO&MD

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since August 1, 2014. Dr. Mishra has been Director General of Brahmos at BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited of The Defence Research and Development Organization since April 19, 2017. He is responsible for the design, development, production and product support encompassing complete Product Life Cycle of BrahMos Weapon System.

Sudhir Kumar Mishra

Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO, Ministry of Defence and CEO&MD

Sumant Sinha

Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO, ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha is an Indian businessman. In 2010, he founded investment banking and consulting firm Savant Advisors and in 2011 founded independent power producer ReNew Power, headquartered in Gurgaon for which he serves as CEO. ReNew Power became the first company in India to cross 1000 MW in wind and solar capacity.
He founded and served as CEO of Aditya Birla Retail. In 2008, he became the COO of wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy.

Sumant Sinha

Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO, ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha is an Indian businessman. In 2010, he founded investment banking and consulting firm Savant Advisors and in 2011 founded independent power producer ReNew Power, headquartered in Gurgaon for which he serves as CEO. ReNew Power became the first company in India to cross 1000 MW in wind and solar capacity.
He founded and served as CEO of Aditya Birla Retail. In 2008, he became the COO of wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy.

Sumant Sinha

Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO, ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha is an Indian businessman. In 2010, he founded investment banking and consulting firm Savant Advisors and in 2011 founded independent power producer ReNew Power, headquartered in Gurgaon for which he serves as CEO. ReNew Power became the first company in India to cross 1000 MW in wind and solar capacity.
He founded and served as CEO of Aditya Birla Retail. In 2008, he became the COO of wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy.

Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO, ReNew Power

Sunil Jain

Sunil Jain

CEO and Executive Director, Hero future Energies Limited

Sunil Jain serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Hero Future Energies Limited. He has over 30 years of experience in the engineering industry, particularly in the auto and infrastructure sectors. He is specialized in creating new markets, Business lines and new businesses and scale them and prepare them for profitable growth and liquidity events. He was responsible for creating Green Infra Ltd (An IDFC PE venture) into a leading Renewable IPP which has been recently acquired by SembCorp Singapore.

Sunil Jain

Sunil Jain

CEO and Executive Director, Hero future Energies Limited

Sunil Jain serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Hero Future Energies Limited. He has over 30 years of experience in the engineering industry, particularly in the auto and infrastructure sectors. He is specialized in creating new markets, Business lines and new businesses and scale them and prepare them for profitable growth and liquidity events. He was responsible for creating Green Infra Ltd (An IDFC PE venture) into a leading Renewable IPP which has been recently acquired by SembCorp Singapore.

Sunil Jain

Sunil Jain

CEO and Executive Director, Hero future Energies Limited

Sunil Jain serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Hero Future Energies Limited. He has over 30 years of experience in the engineering industry, particularly in the auto and infrastructure sectors. He is specialized in creating new markets, Business lines and new businesses and scale them and prepare them for profitable growth and liquidity events. He was responsible for creating Green Infra Ltd (An IDFC PE venture) into a leading Renewable IPP which has been recently acquired by SembCorp Singapore.

Sunil Jain

CEO and Executive Director, Hero future Energies Limited

Dr Suresh V Sharma

Dr Suresh V Sharma

MBBS, FCGP, DNB, FRNZCGP

Dr Suresh V Sharma is one of the most distinguished Medical Specialist dealing in the management of all Chronic and Complex Medical and Surgical Problems. Dr. Suresh did Post Graduation in Family Medicine in the year 1984. In a career spanning more than 3 decades, Dr. Vatsyayann has made a significant mark in the General Health of patients spread across several countries

Dr Suresh V Sharma

Dr Suresh V Sharma

MBBS, FCGP, DNB, FRNZCGP

Dr Suresh V Sharma is one of the most distinguished Medical Specialist dealing in the management of all Chronic and Complex Medical and Surgical Problems. Dr. Suresh did Post Graduation in Family Medicine in the year 1984. In a career spanning more than 3 decades, Dr. Vatsyayann has made a significant mark in the General Health of patients spread across several countries

Dr Suresh V Sharma

Dr Suresh V Sharma

MBBS, FCGP, DNB, FRNZCGP

Dr Suresh V Sharma is one of the most distinguished Medical Specialist dealing in the management of all Chronic and Complex Medical and Surgical Problems. Dr. Suresh did Post Graduation in Family Medicine in the year 1984. In a career spanning more than 3 decades, Dr. Vatsyayann has made a significant mark in the General Health of patients spread across several countries

Dr. Suresh V Sharma

MBBS, FCGP, DNB, FRNZCGP

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama is a Senior Research Fellow at The Canon Institute of Global Studies. He has an expertise in energy and environment policy. His research themes are “Development of a sustainable energy vision” and “Studies for creating an environment that accelerates innovation in long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.”

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama is a Senior Research Fellow at The Canon Institute of Global Studies. He has an expertise in energy and environment policy. His research themes are “Development of a sustainable energy vision” and “Studies for creating an environment that accelerates innovation in long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.”

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

Mr. Taishi Sugiyama is a Senior Research Fellow at The Canon Institute of Global Studies. He has an expertise in energy and environment policy. His research themes are “Development of a sustainable energy vision” and “Studies for creating an environment that accelerates innovation in long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.”

Taishi Sugiyama

Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies

TERUHIDE SATO

TERUHIDE SATO

Founder and Managing Partner, Beenext Pte. Ltd.

Teruhide Sato participated in founding the JV of SoftBank Corporation and US online payment company, Cyber Cash (now eContext Asia) while he was in Keio University SFC in 1997. In 1999, he found BEENOS Inc. BEENOS is listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2004 and now consist of over 80 subsidiaries and investment portfolios of E-commerce and Online Payment companies in Japan, US, Europe, India, Turkey and South East Asian countries.
He now plays his role as Strategic Investor and Advisor of those startups and contributes in expansion of global entrepreneur network. In 2008, the World Economic Forum elected him as a “Young Global Leader”.

TERUHIDE SATO

TERUHIDE SATO

Founder and Managing Partner, Beenext Pte. Ltd.

Teruhide Sato participated in founding the JV of SoftBank Corporation and US online payment company, Cyber Cash (now eContext Asia) while he was in Keio University SFC in 1997. In 1999, he found BEENOS Inc. BEENOS is listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2004 and now consist of over 80 subsidiaries and investment portfolios of E-commerce and Online Payment companies in Japan, US, Europe, India, Turkey and South East Asian countries.
He now plays his role as Strategic Investor and Advisor of those startups and contributes in expansion of global entrepreneur network. In 2008, the World Economic Forum elected him as a “Young Global Leader”.

TERUHIDE SATO

TERUHIDE SATO

Founder and Managing Partner, Beenext Pte. Ltd.

Teruhide Sato participated in founding the JV of SoftBank Corporation and US online payment company, Cyber Cash (now eContext Asia) while he was in Keio University SFC in 1997. In 1999, he found BEENOS Inc. BEENOS is listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2004 and now consist of over 80 subsidiaries and investment portfolios of E-commerce and Online Payment companies in Japan, US, Europe, India, Turkey and South East Asian countries.
He now plays his role as Strategic Investor and Advisor of those startups and contributes in expansion of global entrepreneur network. In 2008, the World Economic Forum elected him as a “Young Global Leader”.

Teruhide Sato

Founder and Managing Partner, Beenext Pte. Ltd.

Udit Raj

Udit Raj

MP Lok Sabha

Udit Raj is an Indian Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing the North-west Delhi constituency. Dr. Raj is also the National Chairman of the All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations. He is an influential leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party as well as nationally as a social activist for Dalits. Udit Raj is a member to the BJP National Executive. He was born in Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh into a Scheduled Caste Hindu Khatik family, and studied for BA at Allahabad University. He took admission at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1980.

Udit Raj

Udit Raj

MP Lok Sabha

Udit Raj is an Indian Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing the North-west Delhi constituency. Dr. Raj is also the National Chairman of the All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations. He is an influential leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party as well as nationally as a social activist for Dalits. Udit Raj is a member to the BJP National Executive. He was born in Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh into a Scheduled Caste Hindu Khatik family, and studied for BA at Allahabad University. He took admission at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1980.

Udit Raj

Udit Raj

MP Lok Sabha

Udit Raj is an Indian Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing the North-west Delhi constituency. Dr. Raj is also the National Chairman of the All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations. He is an influential leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party as well as nationally as a social activist for Dalits. Udit Raj is a member to the BJP National Executive. He was born in Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh into a Scheduled Caste Hindu Khatik family, and studied for BA at Allahabad University. He took admission at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1980.

Udit Raj

MP Lok Sabha

Umesh Upadhyay

Umesh Upadhyay

Director, Communication & media at RIL

Mr. Umesh Upadhyay, is a veteran Indian television journalist and media executive. He is currently President & Director Media at Reliance Industries Limited, prior to which he was President News at Network 18. A career spanning over 25 years in media industry and academics, Umesh worked at Janmat TV (Channel Head), Zee News (Executive Producer and Editor, Output), SAB TV, Home TV (Executive Producer), Doordarshan (Correspondent) and Press Trust of India (Sub Editor). He started his career as a lecturer at Delhi University. He has been associated with All India Radio (AIR) as a political analyst and commentator. He is a noted member of the Editors Guild of India.

Umesh Upadhyay

Umesh Upadhyay

Director, Communication & media at RIL

Mr. Umesh Upadhyay, is a veteran Indian television journalist and media executive. He is currently President & Director Media at Reliance Industries Limited, prior to which he was President News at Network 18. A career spanning over 25 years in media industry and academics, Umesh worked at Janmat TV (Channel Head), Zee News (Executive Producer and Editor, Output), SAB TV, Home TV (Executive Producer), Doordarshan (Correspondent) and Press Trust of India (Sub Editor). He started his career as a lecturer at Delhi University. He has been associated with All India Radio (AIR) as a political analyst and commentator. He is a noted member of the Editors Guild of India.

Umesh Upadhyay

Umesh Upadhyay

Director, Communication & media at RIL

Mr. Umesh Upadhyay, is a veteran Indian television journalist and media executive. He is currently President & Director Media at Reliance Industries Limited, prior to which he was President News at Network 18. A career spanning over 25 years in media industry and academics, Umesh worked at Janmat TV (Channel Head), Zee News (Executive Producer and Editor, Output), SAB TV, Home TV (Executive Producer), Doordarshan (Correspondent) and Press Trust of India (Sub Editor). He started his career as a lecturer at Delhi University. He has been associated with All India Radio (AIR) as a political analyst and commentator. He is a noted member of the Editors Guild of India.

Umesh Upadhyay

Director, Communication & media at RIL

Upendra Tripathy

Upendra Tripathy

Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance

Upendra Tripathy is currently the Interim DG of ISA. He was formerly the Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in the Government of India.
He is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with more than 36 years of public service in various departments including power, commerce, environment, transport and education. In April, 2009 he was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

Upendra Tripathy

Upendra Tripathy

Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance

Upendra Tripathy is currently the Interim DG of ISA. He was formerly the Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in the Government of India.
He is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with more than 36 years of public service in various departments including power, commerce, environment, transport and education. In April, 2009 he was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

Upendra Tripathy

Upendra Tripathy

Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance

Upendra Tripathy is currently the Interim DG of ISA. He was formerly the Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in the Government of India.
He is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with more than 36 years of public service in various departments including power, commerce, environment, transport and education. In April, 2009 he was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

Upendra Tripathy

Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance

V. Subramanian

V. Subramanian

CEO and Chairman, India Wind Energy Association

V. Subramanian serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the India Wind Energy Association. An IAS officer of the 1971 Batch, he was the Principal Secretary of the MNRE (Ministry of New & Renewable Energy), Govt of India. He is an Advisor to HST Solar where he actively guides the executive team on strategy and regulatory issues.
In recognition of expertise and experience in dealing with foreign exchange management in India, he was appointed Adviser on Loan and Grant Management to the Government of Mozambique, Maputo by Commonwealth Secretariat, London for two and half years.

V. Subramanian

V. Subramanian

CEO and Chairman, India Wind Energy Association

V. Subramanian serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the India Wind Energy Association. An IAS officer of the 1971 Batch, he was the Principal Secretary of the MNRE (Ministry of New & Renewable Energy), Govt of India. He is an Advisor to HST Solar where he actively guides the executive team on strategy and regulatory issues.
In recognition of expertise and experience in dealing with foreign exchange management in India, he was appointed Adviser on Loan and Grant Management to the Government of Mozambique, Maputo by Commonwealth Secretariat, London for two and half years.

V. Subramanian

V. Subramanian

CEO and Chairman, India Wind Energy Association

V. Subramanian serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the India Wind Energy Association. An IAS officer of the 1971 Batch, he was the Principal Secretary of the MNRE (Ministry of New & Renewable Energy), Govt of India. He is an Advisor to HST Solar where he actively guides the executive team on strategy and regulatory issues.
In recognition of expertise and experience in dealing with foreign exchange management in India, he was appointed Adviser on Loan and Grant Management to the Government of Mozambique, Maputo by Commonwealth Secretariat, London for two and half years.

V. Subramanian

CEO and Chairman, India Wind Energy Association

Vishwavir Ahuja

Vishwavir Ahuja

CEO, RBL Bank

Vishwavir Ahuja is an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and has MS in Finance from University of Michigan, USA. He is an accomplished Banker with a career spanning 29 years. As Managing Director & CEO of RBL Bank, he is responsible for building an institution of Banking Excellence based on a robust platform of strong governance, capital strength, core infrastructure, risk management, compliance framework and human assets.

Vishwavir Ahuja

Vishwavir Ahuja

CEO, RBL Bank

Vishwavir Ahuja is an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and has MS in Finance from University of Michigan, USA. He is an accomplished Banker with a career spanning 29 years. As Managing Director & CEO of RBL Bank, he is responsible for building an institution of Banking Excellence based on a robust platform of strong governance, capital strength, core infrastructure, risk management, compliance framework and human assets.

Vishwavir Ahuja

Vishwavir Ahuja

CEO, RBL Bank

Vishwavir Ahuja is an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and has MS in Finance from University of Michigan, USA. He is an accomplished Banker with a career spanning 29 years. As Managing Director & CEO of RBL Bank, he is responsible for building an institution of Banking Excellence based on a robust platform of strong governance, capital strength, core infrastructure, risk management, compliance framework and human assets.

Vishwavir Ahuja

CEO, RBL Bank

Vivek Belgavi

Vivek Belgavi

PwC, Fintech Lead

Vivek has over sixteen years of experience of working with Banks, Insurers, and Asset Management Companies in India and globally on business transformation initiatives leveraging innovating technology solutions. He has led multiple strategy engagements in the area of digital, payments, and analytics.

Vivek Belgavi

Vivek Belgavi

PwC, Fintech Lead

Vivek has over sixteen years of experience of working with Banks, Insurers, and Asset Management Companies in India and globally on business transformation initiatives leveraging innovating technology solutions. He has led multiple strategy engagements in the area of digital, payments, and analytics.

Vivek Belgavi

Vivek Belgavi

PwC, Fintech Lead

Vivek has over sixteen years of experience of working with Banks, Insurers, and Asset Management Companies in India and globally on business transformation initiatives leveraging innovating technology solutions. He has led multiple strategy engagements in the area of digital, payments, and analytics.

Vivek Belgavi

PwC, Fintech Lead

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

Vivek Law

Vivek Law

Journalist (Moderator)

Vivek Law is Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, The MoneyMile, a digital video platform to demystify money. Law is currently consulting editor at Zee Business.
An award-winning journalist who has, in his career of more than 23 years, worked across the biggest print and television brands, in his latest avatar, the senior business journalist drives the video-first digital content platform for Indians seeking insight and financial advice on personal wealth.
In his print career spanning a decade, he has worked with The Economic Times, Business Standard, The Financial Express and India Today.
He has also served as Consumer Affairs Editor at CNBC TV18 and CNBC Awaaz, and Editor, Bloomberg TV India for 4 years, before moving to the India Today Group as Editor-Business Television. Shows he has anchored across these TV brands, in English and Hindi, include Uncovered, Pardafash, Pehredar, Smart Money, Money’s Best Friend, Market Guru, Big Story, Courtroom, Fightback for Your Rights and DhanDaulat.
Vivek has served on the boards of FPSB and NBSA. He is also author ofThe Money Book (Rupa, 2016).

Vivek Law

Vivek Law

Journalist (Moderator)

Vivek Law is Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, The MoneyMile, a digital video platform to demystify money. Law is currently consulting editor at Zee Business.
An award-winning journalist who has, in his career of more than 23 years, worked across the biggest print and television brands, in his latest avatar, the senior business journalist drives the video-first digital content platform for Indians seeking insight and financial advice on personal wealth.
In his print career spanning a decade, he has worked with The Economic Times, Business Standard, The Financial Express and India Today.
He has also served as Consumer Affairs Editor at CNBC TV18 and CNBC Awaaz, and Editor, Bloomberg TV India for 4 years, before moving to the India Today Group as Editor-Business Television. Shows he has anchored across these TV brands, in English and Hindi, include Uncovered, Pardafash, Pehredar, Smart Money, Money’s Best Friend, Market Guru, Big Story, Courtroom, Fightback for Your Rights and DhanDaulat.
Vivek has served on the boards of FPSB and NBSA. He is also author ofThe Money Book (Rupa, 2016).

Vivek Law

Vivek Law

Journalist (Moderator)

Vivek Law is Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, The MoneyMile, a digital video platform to demystify money. Law is currently consulting editor at Zee Business.
An award-winning journalist who has, in his career of more than 23 years, worked across the biggest print and television brands, in his latest avatar, the senior business journalist drives the video-first digital content platform for Indians seeking insight and financial advice on personal wealth.
In his print career spanning a decade, he has worked with The Economic Times, Business Standard, The Financial Express and India Today.
He has also served as Consumer Affairs Editor at CNBC TV18 and CNBC Awaaz, and Editor, Bloomberg TV India for 4 years, before moving to the India Today Group as Editor-Business Television. Shows he has anchored across these TV brands, in English and Hindi, include Uncovered, Pardafash, Pehredar, Smart Money, Money’s Best Friend, Market Guru, Big Story, Courtroom, Fightback for Your Rights and DhanDaulat.
Vivek has served on the boards of FPSB and NBSA. He is also author ofThe Money Book (Rupa, 2016).

Vivek Law

Journalist (Moderator)

Zul Kapadia

Zul Kapadia

Director, Global Intelligence & Integration

Mr. Zul Kapadia is the Director of Global Intelligence & Integration. He is an experienced strategic advisor to senior executive leadership and has conducted complex due diligence and risk analysis of global operations related to national security, global health and aviation, and has assisted in the management of budgets in excess of US$1 billion.

Zul Kapadia

Zul Kapadia

Director, Global Intelligence & Integration

Mr. Zul Kapadia is the Director of Global Intelligence & Integration. He is an experienced strategic advisor to senior executive leadership and has conducted complex due diligence and risk analysis of global operations related to national security, global health and aviation, and has assisted in the management of budgets in excess of US$1 billion.

Zul Kapadia

Zul Kapadia

Director, Global Intelligence & Integration

Mr. Zul Kapadia is the Director of Global Intelligence & Integration. He is an experienced strategic advisor to senior executive leadership and has conducted complex due diligence and risk analysis of global operations related to national security, global health and aviation, and has assisted in the management of budgets in excess of US$1 billion.

Zul Kapadia

Director, Global Intelligence & Integration

Aditya Mishra

Aditya Mishra

COO and Co-Founder, Zenprivex

Aditya Mishra is a Co-Founder & COO at ZPX. ZPX manages funds with assets under management of more than $75M across Late Stage Tech & Crypto Currencies. Some of his personal investments are in leading tech names such as Uber, Airbnb, SpaceX along with a number of early-stage investments. ZPX , a Singapore based platform, is one the leading blockchain platforms in Asia backed by top investors from The Valley, Singapore & India. ZPX is launching a series of token sales starting early 2018, with the first one being a crypto index called 108Token.

Aditya Mishra

Aditya Mishra

COO and Co-Founder, Zenprivex

Aditya Mishra is a Co-Founder & COO at ZPX. ZPX manages funds with assets under management of more than $75M across Late Stage Tech & Crypto Currencies. Some of his personal investments are in leading tech names such as Uber, Airbnb, SpaceX along with a number of early-stage investments. ZPX , a Singapore based platform, is one the leading blockchain platforms in Asia backed by top investors from The Valley, Singapore & India. ZPX is launching a series of token sales starting early 2018, with the first one being a crypto index called 108Token.

Aditya Mishra

Aditya Mishra

COO and Co-Founder, Zenprivex

Aditya Mishra is a Co-Founder & COO at ZPX. ZPX manages funds with assets under management of more than $75M across Late Stage Tech & Crypto Currencies. Some of his personal investments are in leading tech names such as Uber, Airbnb, SpaceX along with a number of early-stage investments. ZPX , a Singapore based platform, is one the leading blockchain platforms in Asia backed by top investors from The Valley, Singapore & India. ZPX is launching a series of token sales starting early 2018, with the first one being a crypto index called 108Token.

Aditya Mishra

COO and Co-Founder, Zenprivex

Aishwarya Kachhal

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal

Indus Towers Limited

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal is the founding member of Indus Towers Limited and has held several leadership positions with the company in the last 10 years. He has more than 14 years of entrepreneurial experience of driving profits, business development and strategy. He serves as a co-Chair of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels after graduating from Harvard Business School in 2015.

Aishwarya Kachhal

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal

Indus Towers Limited

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal is the founding member of Indus Towers Limited and has held several leadership positions with the company in the last 10 years. He has more than 14 years of entrepreneurial experience of driving profits, business development and strategy. He serves as a co-Chair of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels after graduating from Harvard Business School in 2015.

Aishwarya Kachhal

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal

Indus Towers Limited

Mr. Aishwarya Kachhal is the founding member of Indus Towers Limited and has held several leadership positions with the company in the last 10 years. He has more than 14 years of entrepreneurial experience of driving profits, business development and strategy. He serves as a co-Chair of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels after graduating from Harvard Business School in 2015.

Aishwarya Kachhal

Indus Towers Limited

Dr Ajay Bakshi

Dr. Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises

Dr. Ajay Bakshi is the Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises (Manipal Hospitals), the corporate healthcare and hospitals entity of the Manipal Education & Medical Group. He has played multiple roles – as a neurosurgeon, a stem cell scientist, a strategy consultant and as Managing Director & CEO of a hospital network in North India over the last 2 decades. He is a MBBS and M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Dr Ajay Bakshi

Dr. Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises

Dr. Ajay Bakshi is the Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises (Manipal Hospitals), the corporate healthcare and hospitals entity of the Manipal Education & Medical Group. He has played multiple roles – as a neurosurgeon, a stem cell scientist, a strategy consultant and as Managing Director & CEO of a hospital network in North India over the last 2 decades. He is a MBBS and M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Dr Ajay Bakshi

Dr. Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises

Dr. Ajay Bakshi is the Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises (Manipal Hospitals), the corporate healthcare and hospitals entity of the Manipal Education & Medical Group. He has played multiple roles – as a neurosurgeon, a stem cell scientist, a strategy consultant and as Managing Director & CEO of a hospital network in North India over the last 2 decades. He is a MBBS and M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Dr. Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises

Ajay Chacko

Ajay Chacko

Co-founder, U Digital Content

Mr Ajay Chacko is co-founder of U Digital Content. He earlier served as the President of Aetn18 Media at Network18 Media & Investments Limited. Mr Chacko served as Chief Operating Officer at Network 18 Media & Investment Ltd.

Ajay Chacko

Ajay Chacko

Co-founder, U Digital Content

Mr Ajay Chacko is co-founder of U Digital Content. He earlier served as the President of Aetn18 Media at Network18 Media & Investments Limited. Mr Chacko served as Chief Operating Officer at Network 18 Media & Investment Ltd.

Ajay Chacko

Ajay Chacko

Co-founder, U Digital Content

Mr Ajay Chacko is co-founder of U Digital Content. He earlier served as the President of Aetn18 Media at Network18 Media & Investments Limited. Mr Chacko served as Chief Operating Officer at Network 18 Media & Investment Ltd.

Ajay Chacko

Co-founder, U Digital Content

Akil Khan

Akil Khan

Chairman, Enso Healthcare

Dr. Akil Khan is the Vice-Chairman of EnsoCare. He is also the Chairman of ID Sports Pvt Ltd that owns the rights for India’s version of Tour de France of cycling – The Tour de India. He has worked with some of the most notable healthcare centers of Mumbai and abroad, including serving as the Ex-CEO of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. He has done his MD in Pathology and MBA with special focus towards Marketing from the UK.

Akil Khan

Akil Khan

Chairman, Enso Healthcare

Dr. Akil Khan is the Vice-Chairman of EnsoCare. He is also the Chairman of ID Sports Pvt Ltd that owns the rights for India’s version of Tour de France of cycling – The Tour de India. He has worked with some of the most notable healthcare centers of Mumbai and abroad, including serving as the Ex-CEO of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. He has done his MD in Pathology and MBA with special focus towards Marketing from the UK.

Akil Khan

Akil Khan

Chairman, Enso Healthcare

Dr. Akil Khan is the Vice-Chairman of EnsoCare. He is also the Chairman of ID Sports Pvt Ltd that owns the rights for India’s version of Tour de France of cycling – The Tour de India. He has worked with some of the most notable healthcare centers of Mumbai and abroad, including serving as the Ex-CEO of Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai. He has done his MD in Pathology and MBA with special focus towards Marketing from the UK.

Akil Khan

Chairman, Enso Healthcare

Ashish Pherwani

Ashish Pherwani

Partner EY LLP

Ashish Pherwani is EY India media and entertainment advisory leader.

Ashish Pherwani

Ashish Pherwani

Partner EY LLP

Ashish Pherwani is EY India media and entertainment advisory leader.

Ashish Pherwani

Ashish Pherwani

Partner EY LLP

Ashish Pherwani is EY India media and entertainment advisory leader.

Ashish Pherwani

Partner EY LLP

Prof Atsushi Yamanaka

Prof. Atsushi Yamanaka

Associate Professor, Kobe Institute of Computing ,Graduate School of Information Technology

Mr. Atsushi Yamanaka serves as General Manager in President Office of IDC Frontier Inc., a Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Service Provider in Japan where he is in charge of business strategy, business planning, and investment planning and external affairs. Mr. Yamanaka has been a Director of Basho Technologies, Inc. since February 2013.

Prof Atsushi Yamanaka

Prof. Atsushi Yamanaka

Associate Professor, Kobe Institute of Computing ,Graduate School of Information Technology

Mr. Atsushi Yamanaka serves as General Manager in President Office of IDC Frontier Inc., a Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Service Provider in Japan where he is in charge of business strategy, business planning, and investment planning and external affairs. Mr. Yamanaka has been a Director of Basho Technologies, Inc. since February 2013.

Prof Atsushi Yamanaka

Prof. Atsushi Yamanaka

Associate Professor, Kobe Institute of Computing ,Graduate School of Information Technology

Mr. Atsushi Yamanaka serves as General Manager in President Office of IDC Frontier Inc., a Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Service Provider in Japan where he is in charge of business strategy, business planning, and investment planning and external affairs. Mr. Yamanaka has been a Director of Basho Technologies, Inc. since February 2013.

Prof. Atsushi Yamanaka

Associate Professor, Kobe Institute of Computing ,Graduate School of Information Technology

Dr. Bilali Camara

Dr. Bilali Camara

Country Director, UNAIDS, India.

Before his appointment in India, Bilali Camara was the country director for Nigeria for the last four years. A Dutch national, Dr. Camara is a medical epidemiologist with a Master’s degree in Public Health, a University degree in Health in Developing Countries, and Certificates in HIV/AIDS/STIs Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology, Tropical Epidemiology and Medical Virology Laboratories from respected universities across the globe.

Bilali Camara

Dr. Bilali Camara

Country Director, UNAIDS, India.

Before his appointment in India, Bilali Camara was the country director for Nigeria for the last four years. A Dutch national, Dr. Camara is a medical epidemiologist with a Master’s degree in Public Health, a University degree in Health in Developing Countries, and Certificates in HIV/AIDS/STIs Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology, Tropical Epidemiology and Medical Virology Laboratories from respected universities across the globe.

Bilali Camara

Dr. Bilali Camara

Country Director, UNAIDS, India.

Before his appointment in India, Bilali Camara was the country director for Nigeria for the last four years. A Dutch national, Dr. Camara is a medical epidemiologist with a Master’s degree in Public Health, a University degree in Health in Developing Countries, and Certificates in HIV/AIDS/STIs Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology, Tropical Epidemiology and Medical Virology Laboratories from respected universities across the globe.

Dr. Bilali Camara

Country Director, UNAIDS, India.

C V S K Sarma

Dr. C V S K Sarma

I.A.S. Retired – Ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Agri. & Coop. Dept. & Vice Chancellor, APHU

Dr. C V S K Sarma is a retired ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, as well as Agriculture & Coop. Department and Vice Chancellor of APHU.

C V S K Sarma

Dr. C V S K Sarma

I.A.S. Retired – Ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Agri. & Coop. Dept. & Vice Chancellor, APHU

Dr. C V S K Sarma is a retired ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, as well as Agriculture & Coop. Department and Vice Chancellor of APHU.

C V S K Sarma

Dr. C V S K Sarma

I.A.S. Retired – Ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Agri. & Coop. Dept. & Vice Chancellor, APHU

Dr. C V S K Sarma is a retired ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, as well as Agriculture & Coop. Department and Vice Chancellor of APHU.

Dr. C V S K Sarma

I.A.S. Retired – Ex. APC & Special C.S. to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Agri. & Coop. Dept. & Vice Chancellor, APHU

Dr Divye Chhabra

Dr. Divye Chhabra

Director, Tri Tree Technologies

Dr. Divye, Co-founder and Chief Executive at TrioTree Technologies Pvt. Ltd – a fast growing healthcare IT company with clients in India, UAE and UK. A doctor with specialization in Pathology (Gold Medalist) from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. 16+ years vast experience in designing and implementing innovative healthcare technology solutions.

Dr Divye Chhabra

Dr. Divye Chhabra

Director, Tri Tree Technologies

Dr. Divye, Co-founder and Chief Executive at TrioTree Technologies Pvt. Ltd – a fast growing healthcare IT company with clients in India, UAE and UK. A doctor with specialization in Pathology (Gold Medalist) from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. 16+ years vast experience in designing and implementing innovative healthcare technology solutions.

Dr Divye Chhabra

Dr. Divye Chhabra

Director, Tri Tree Technologies

Dr. Divye, Co-founder and Chief Executive at TrioTree Technologies Pvt. Ltd – a fast growing healthcare IT company with clients in India, UAE and UK. A doctor with specialization in Pathology (Gold Medalist) from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. 16+ years vast experience in designing and implementing innovative healthcare technology solutions.

Dr. Divye Chhabra

Director, Tri Tree Technologies

Doga Makiura

Doga Makiura

Entrepreneur

Mr. Doga Makiura is the CEO of Oblige, Inc. and a social entrepreneur. Since 2012, he has led a matching business with the United Nations between farmers and the market in East Africa, mainly Rwanda. In 2014, he was featured by TED as one of the 12 young people around the world. He is currently preparing for a second business in East Asia, mainly Thailand, utilizing personal data, and provide infrastructure. He is also a visiting scholar at the University of Tokyo.

Doga Makiura

Doga Makiura

Entrepreneur

Mr. Doga Makiura is the CEO of Oblige, Inc. and a social entrepreneur. Since 2012, he has led a matching business with the United Nations between farmers and the market in East Africa, mainly Rwanda. In 2014, he was featured by TED as one of the 12 young people around the world. He is currently preparing for a second business in East Asia, mainly Thailand, utilizing personal data, and provide infrastructure. He is also a visiting scholar at the University of Tokyo.

Doga Makiura

Doga Makiura

Entrepreneur

Mr. Doga Makiura is the CEO of Oblige, Inc. and a social entrepreneur. Since 2012, he has led a matching business with the United Nations between farmers and the market in East Africa, mainly Rwanda. In 2014, he was featured by TED as one of the 12 young people around the world. He is currently preparing for a second business in East Asia, mainly Thailand, utilizing personal data, and provide infrastructure. He is also a visiting scholar at the University of Tokyo.

Doga Makiura

Entrepreneur

Dr E Sankara Rao

Dr. E Sankara Rao

Managing Director and CEO, IFCI

He has more than 25 years of experience with leading institutions in infrastructure and banking & finance sectors and also served as the Founder Director & CEO of IIFCL Projects Limited. He is an alumnus of IIT Bombay (PhD) and IIT Kharagpur (M. Tech) and has also done PGDBA from Pondicherry Central University.

Dr E Sankara Rao

Dr. E Sankara Rao

Managing Director and CEO, IFCI

He has more than 25 years of experience with leading institutions in infrastructure and banking & finance sectors and also served as the Founder Director & CEO of IIFCL Projects Limited. He is an alumnus of IIT Bombay (PhD) and IIT Kharagpur (M. Tech) and has also done PGDBA from Pondicherry Central University.

Dr E Sankara Rao

Dr. E Sankara Rao

Managing Director and CEO, IFCI

He has more than 25 years of experience with leading institutions in infrastructure and banking & finance sectors and also served as the Founder Director & CEO of IIFCL Projects Limited. He is an alumnus of IIT Bombay (PhD) and IIT Kharagpur (M. Tech) and has also done PGDBA from Pondicherry Central University.

Dr. E Sankara Rao

Managing Director and CEO, IFCI

 Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Member, House of Councillor

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. He was elected in 2013 and 2016. His current responsibilities in the House of Councillors are Committee on Cabinet, committee on Oversight of Administration (Director) and Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)

 Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Member, House of Councillor

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. He was elected in 2013 and 2016. His current responsibilities in the House of Councillors are Committee on Cabinet, committee on Oversight of Administration (Director) and Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)

 Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Member, House of Councillor

Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. He was elected in 2013 and 2016. His current responsibilities in the House of Councillors are Committee on Cabinet, committee on Oversight of Administration (Director) and Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)

Ejima Kiyoshi

Member, House of Councillor

John N Kalaras

John N. Kalaras

CEO & Founder, Quality Training Institute

Dr. John N. Kalaras, Ph.D. CEO & Founder of Quality Training Institute, has a remarkable career as an ambassador of change, with excellent leadership skills, innovation and creativity. He has assisted organizations in achieving and maintaining Operational Excellence with substantial growth and astonishing profitability.
Honored with impressive accolades, such as the UNESCO recognition as “Professor of the Year 1999”, The White House recognition for Academic Excellence, Lt. Governor of Illinois and State Treasurer’s Award for Outstanding Achievements. Between the years 2005 and 2009, he served on the President’s Business Advisory Council, under President George W. Bush, responsible for academic and training issues in USA

John N Kalaras

John N. Kalaras

CEO & Founder, Quality Training Institute

Dr. John N. Kalaras, Ph.D. CEO & Founder of Quality Training Institute, has a remarkable career as an ambassador of change, with excellent leadership skills, innovation and creativity. He has assisted organizations in achieving and maintaining Operational Excellence with substantial growth and astonishing profitability.
Honored with impressive accolades, such as the UNESCO recognition as “Professor of the Year 1999”, The White House recognition for Academic Excellence, Lt. Governor of Illinois and State Treasurer’s Award for Outstanding Achievements. Between the years 2005 and 2009, he served on the President’s Business Advisory Council, under President George W. Bush, responsible for academic and training issues in USA

John-N-Kalaras

John N. Kalaras

CEO & Founder, Quality Training Institute

Dr. John N. Kalaras, Ph.D. CEO & Founder of Quality Training Institute, has a remarkable career as an ambassador of change, with excellent leadership skills, innovation and creativity. He has assisted organizations in achieving and maintaining Operational Excellence with substantial growth and astonishing profitability.
Honored with impressive accolades, such as the UNESCO recognition as “Professor of the Year 1999”, The White House recognition for Academic Excellence, Lt. Governor of Illinois and State Treasurer’s Award for Outstanding Achievements. Between the years 2005 and 2009, he served on the President’s Business Advisory Council, under President George W. Bush, responsible for academic and training issues in USA

John N. Kalaras

CEO & Founder, Quality Training Institute

Kartik Shinde

Kartik Shinde

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Kartik Shinde is a Partner at EY LLP. He has more than 16 years of experience in management consulting in mentoring security teams, information security consulting, attack & penetration testing, designing secure information architectures and envisaging innovative information technology solutions. He has been primarily involved in analyzing risks to businesses arising from technology gaps and developing strategies for secure information architecture design for clients in diverse business domains.

Kartik Shinde

Kartik Shinde

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Kartik Shinde is a Partner at EY LLP. He has more than 16 years of experience in management consulting in mentoring security teams, information security consulting, attack & penetration testing, designing secure information architectures and envisaging innovative information technology solutions. He has been primarily involved in analyzing risks to businesses arising from technology gaps and developing strategies for secure information architecture design for clients in diverse business domains.

Kartik Shinde

Kartik Shinde

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Kartik Shinde is a Partner at EY LLP. He has more than 16 years of experience in management consulting in mentoring security teams, information security consulting, attack & penetration testing, designing secure information architectures and envisaging innovative information technology solutions. He has been primarily involved in analyzing risks to businesses arising from technology gaps and developing strategies for secure information architecture design for clients in diverse business domains.

Kartik Shinde

Partner, EY LLP

Karthik Iyer

Karthik Iyer

Founder & CEO- BlockchainMonk

Karthik Iyer is a globally recognized expert in Blockchain and fintech. He is the India ambassador of the world’s largest think tank on decentralized technologies such as the Blockchain, the P2P Foundation (The only place Satoshi Nakamoto has his webpage). Due to his P2P-F link Karthik has been involved with crypto currencies as early as 2009 and did his first trade in 2011. He is the Founder of India’s first end-to-end Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Research firm BlockchainMonk. He spent over a decade in Scandinavia and he advises and mentors various Blockchain, DAO & AI companies around the planet. He has mentored dozens of Blockchain companies such as Ammbr, Dubtokens, Greeneum and helped them build great products and raise capital. Karthik is a serial entrepreneur and founded India’s first applied Artificial Intelligence and social discovery company in the matching space. He has a broad array of skills in over a dozen technologies and has built, scaled and deployed cutting edge fintech solutions for fortune 100 companies; Karthik worked for leading technology firms such as Red Hat, Novell, Sun Microsystems and advised CXO’s of global banks in technology strategy.

Karthik Iyer

Karthik Iyer

Founder & CEO- BlockchainMonk

Karthik Iyer is a globally recognized expert in Blockchain and fintech. He is the India ambassador of the world’s largest think tank on decentralized technologies such as the Blockchain, the P2P Foundation (The only place Satoshi Nakamoto has his webpage). Due to his P2P-F link Karthik has been involved with crypto currencies as early as 2009 and did his first trade in 2011. He is the Founder of India’s first end-to-end Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Research firm BlockchainMonk. He spent over a decade in Scandinavia and he advises and mentors various Blockchain, DAO & AI companies around the planet. He has mentored dozens of Blockchain companies such as Ammbr, Dubtokens, Greeneum and helped them build great products and raise capital. Karthik is a serial entrepreneur and founded India’s first applied Artificial Intelligence and social discovery company in the matching space. He has a broad array of skills in over a dozen technologies and has built, scaled and deployed cutting edge fintech solutions for fortune 100 companies; Karthik worked for leading technology firms such as Red Hat, Novell, Sun Microsystems and advised CXO’s of global banks in technology strategy.

Karthik Iyer

Karthik Iyer

Founder & CEO- BlockchainMonk

Karthik Iyer is a globally recognized expert in Blockchain and fintech. He is the India ambassador of the world’s largest think tank on decentralized technologies such as the Blockchain, the P2P Foundation (The only place Satoshi Nakamoto has his webpage). Due to his P2P-F link Karthik has been involved with crypto currencies as early as 2009 and did his first trade in 2011. He is the Founder of India’s first end-to-end Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Research firm BlockchainMonk. He spent over a decade in Scandinavia and he advises and mentors various Blockchain, DAO & AI companies around the planet. He has mentored dozens of Blockchain companies such as Ammbr, Dubtokens, Greeneum and helped them build great products and raise capital. Karthik is a serial entrepreneur and founded India’s first applied Artificial Intelligence and social discovery company in the matching space. He has a broad array of skills in over a dozen technologies and has built, scaled and deployed cutting edge fintech solutions for fortune 100 companies; Karthik worked for leading technology firms such as Red Hat, Novell, Sun Microsystems and advised CXO’s of global banks in technology strategy.

Karthik Iyer

Founder & CEO- BlockchainMonk

Manoj Marwah

Manoj Marwah

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Marwah leads EY Advisory practice for Global Financial Services GICs/ SSCs/ Captives based in Northern India. He has a decade long experience of setting up and working with Global Inhouse Centers ( GICs) in areas of risk management, outsourcing advisory, operating model design, process improvement and automation.

Manoj Marwah

Manoj Marwah

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Marwah leads EY Advisory practice for Global Financial Services GICs/ SSCs/ Captives based in Northern India. He has a decade long experience of setting up and working with Global Inhouse Centers ( GICs) in areas of risk management, outsourcing advisory, operating model design, process improvement and automation.

Manoj Marwah

Manoj Marwah

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Marwah leads EY Advisory practice for Global Financial Services GICs/ SSCs/ Captives based in Northern India. He has a decade long experience of setting up and working with Global Inhouse Centers ( GICs) in areas of risk management, outsourcing advisory, operating model design, process improvement and automation.

Manoj Marwah

Partner, EY LLP

Mansukh Patel

Mansukh Patel

Director, National Institute of Design

Mansukh Patel serves as a Director of the National Institute of Design in Paldi, Ahmedabad (India).

Mansukh Patel

Mansukh Patel

Director, National Institute of Design

Mansukh Patel serves as a Director of the National Institute of Design in Paldi, Ahmedabad (India).

Mansukh Patel

Mansukh Patel

Director, National Institute of Design

Mansukh Patel serves as a Director of the National Institute of Design in Paldi, Ahmedabad (India).

Mansukh Patel

Director, National Institute of Design

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Vice Chairman, Japan IBM

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono has been a Senior Advisor of IBM Corporation (USA) since January 2016. Mr. Shimono served as Director; Executive Vice President; In-charge of Finished Products, Services, Operations at IBM Corporation (USA) since July 2010.

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Vice Chairman, Japan IBM

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono has been a Senior Advisor of IBM Corporation (USA) since January 2016. Mr. Shimono served as Director; Executive Vice President; In-charge of Finished Products, Services, Operations at IBM Corporation (USA) since July 2010.

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Vice Chairman, Japan IBM

Mr. Masatsugu Shimono has been a Senior Advisor of IBM Corporation (USA) since January 2016. Mr. Shimono served as Director; Executive Vice President; In-charge of Finished Products, Services, Operations at IBM Corporation (USA) since July 2010.

Masatsugu Shimono

Vice Chairman, Japan IBM

Ms. Michiko Ueno

Ms. Michiko Ueno

Member, Liberal Democratic Party and the party for Japanese Kokoro

Ms. Michiko Ueno is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. She was elected in 2010 and 2016. Her current responsibilities in the councilors are committee on education, culture and science; committee on budget and Research committee on National Life and Economy.

Ms. Michiko Ueno

Ms. Michiko Ueno

Member, Liberal Democratic Party and the party for Japanese Kokoro

Ms. Michiko Ueno is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. She was elected in 2010 and 2016. Her current responsibilities in the councilors are committee on education, culture and science; committee on budget and Research committee on National Life and Economy.

Michiko Ueno

Ms. Michiko Ueno

Member, Liberal Democratic Party and the party for Japanese Kokoro

Ms. Michiko Ueno is from the Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro. She was elected in 2010 and 2016. Her current responsibilities in the councilors are committee on education, culture and science; committee on budget and Research committee on National Life and Economy.

Michiko Ueno

Member, Liberal Democratic Party and the party for Japanese Kokoro

Mohammad Ameel

Mohammad Ameel

Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Mr. Mohammad Ameel is currently working as a Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India which is a WHO collaborating center for priority medical devices & health technology policy. He spearheads the work of establishing technical specifications of medical devices for procurement under the National Health Mission (NHM).He also leads the work of identification and uptake of innovations that are of value in public health programs. The division of Healthcare technology also leads the work on Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program, National Free Diagnostics Program (which includes free pathology service, radiology services & CT Scan services), National Dialysis Program and other technology intensive healthcare Programs under National Health Mission (NHM). He earlier served as the Head, Biomedical Engineer at Era’s Lucknow Medical College & Hospital while also consulting other hospitals around the region on engineering services especially for NABH. He is also a renowned technical columnist for various National Magazines on the topics of medical devices & Healthcare Technologies. As a fellow of India’s first international fellowship on Health technology Assessment (HTA) he has authored several health technology assessment reports including the one presented at Global Medical Device forum at WHO Headquarters, Geneva.

Mohammad Ameel

Mohammad Ameel

Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Mr. Mohammad Ameel is currently working as a Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India which is a WHO collaborating center for priority medical devices & health technology policy. He spearheads the work of establishing technical specifications of medical devices for procurement under the National Health Mission (NHM).He also leads the work of identification and uptake of innovations that are of value in public health programs. The division of Healthcare technology also leads the work on Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program, National Free Diagnostics Program (which includes free pathology service, radiology services & CT Scan services), National Dialysis Program and other technology intensive healthcare Programs under National Health Mission (NHM). He earlier served as the Head, Biomedical Engineer at Era’s Lucknow Medical College & Hospital while also consulting other hospitals around the region on engineering services especially for NABH. He is also a renowned technical columnist for various National Magazines on the topics of medical devices & Healthcare Technologies. As a fellow of India’s first international fellowship on Health technology Assessment (HTA) he has authored several health technology assessment reports including the one presented at Global Medical Device forum at WHO Headquarters, Geneva.

Mohammad Ameel

Mohammad Ameel

Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Mr. Mohammad Ameel is currently working as a Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India which is a WHO collaborating center for priority medical devices & health technology policy. He spearheads the work of establishing technical specifications of medical devices for procurement under the National Health Mission (NHM).He also leads the work of identification and uptake of innovations that are of value in public health programs. The division of Healthcare technology also leads the work on Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program, National Free Diagnostics Program (which includes free pathology service, radiology services & CT Scan services), National Dialysis Program and other technology intensive healthcare Programs under National Health Mission (NHM). He earlier served as the Head, Biomedical Engineer at Era’s Lucknow Medical College & Hospital while also consulting other hospitals around the region on engineering services especially for NABH. He is also a renowned technical columnist for various National Magazines on the topics of medical devices & Healthcare Technologies. As a fellow of India’s first international fellowship on Health technology Assessment (HTA) he has authored several health technology assessment reports including the one presented at Global Medical Device forum at WHO Headquarters, Geneva.

Mohammad Ameel

Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Center, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Mukesh Choudhary

Mukesh Choudhary

Co-founder, Hicube Infosec Pvt Ltd

Mr. Mukesh Choudhary is an entrepreneur who started his venture Hicube Infosec Pvt. Ltd. in 2012. Idea behind this venture was to work towards managing Cyber Security without any hassle of data leakage by foreign intrusion. The company forays in the field of IT security to act as a reliable associate for a secure online data asset. He completed his engineering in Computer Science from Rajasthan Technical University.

Mukesh Choudhary

Mukesh Choudhary

Co-founder, Hicube Infosec Pvt Ltd

Mr. Mukesh Choudhary is an entrepreneur who started his venture Hicube Infosec Pvt. Ltd. in 2012. Idea behind this venture was to work towards managing Cyber Security without any hassle of data leakage by foreign intrusion. The company forays in the field of IT security to act as a reliable associate for a secure online data asset. He completed his engineering in Computer Science from Rajasthan Technical University.

Mukesh Choudhary

Mukesh Choudhary

Co-founder, Hicube Infosec Pvt Ltd

Mr. Mukesh Choudhary is an entrepreneur who started his venture Hicube Infosec Pvt. Ltd. in 2012. Idea behind this venture was to work towards managing Cyber Security without any hassle of data leakage by foreign intrusion. The company forays in the field of IT security to act as a reliable associate for a secure online data asset. He completed his engineering in Computer Science from Rajasthan Technical University.

Mukesh Choudhary

Co-founder, Hicube Infosec Pvt Ltd

Munish Varma

Munish Varma

SoftBank Group

Mr. Munish Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura Holdings, Inc. since October 18, 2011. Mr. Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura International plc. Mr. Varma served as Head of Global Markets, India for Deutsche Bank AG since November 2008.

Munish Varma

Munish Varma

SoftBank Group

Mr. Munish Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura Holdings, Inc. since October 18, 2011. Mr. Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura International plc. Mr. Varma served as Head of Global Markets, India for Deutsche Bank AG since November 2008.

Munish Varma

Munish Varma

SoftBank Group

Mr. Munish Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura Holdings, Inc. since October 18, 2011. Mr. Varma served as Global Head of Structured Lending and Special Situations at Nomura International plc. Mr. Varma served as Head of Global Markets, India for Deutsche Bank AG since November 2008.

Munish Varma

SoftBank Group

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director, Lightyear Infratech Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director, Lightyear Infratech Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director, Lightyear Infratech Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Neeraj Kumar Singhal is an astute entrepreneur and visionary in the field of Railways, Defense and Automobiles, has established a global presence over the past two and a half decades. A graduate in commerce and a Harvard Business School Alumni, he’s an expert in govt. liaison and contracting and has an exceptional network in the geographies of India and abroad. He’s an expert in Market Strategy and Planning and has offered consultation to a number of companies overseas while being on their advisory board.

Neeraj Kumar Singhal

Director, Lightyear Infratech Pvt. Ltd

Nitin Tanwar

Nitin Tanwar

Founder & CEO, Climate Connect

Nitin Tanwar is the founder of IndiaPowerTrading.info which is India’s first website on electricity trading. He is also the CEO of Climate Connect, an information and analytics business that runs several websites. Before founding Climate Connect, Nitin was an Associate with commodities trading giant Cargill in its Global Emissions, European Power and Gas Trading business.

Nitin Tanwar

Nitin Tanwar

Founder & CEO, Climate Connect

Nitin Tanwar is the founder of IndiaPowerTrading.info which is India’s first website on electricity trading. He is also the CEO of Climate Connect, an information and analytics business that runs several websites. Before founding Climate Connect, Nitin was an Associate with commodities trading giant Cargill in its Global Emissions, European Power and Gas Trading business.

Nitin Tanwar

Nitin Tanwar

Founder & CEO, Climate Connect

Nitin Tanwar is the founder of IndiaPowerTrading.info which is India’s first website on electricity trading. He is also the CEO of Climate Connect, an information and analytics business that runs several websites. Before founding Climate Connect, Nitin was an Associate with commodities trading giant Cargill in its Global Emissions, European Power and Gas Trading business.

Nitin Tanwar

Founder & CEO, Climate Connect

P-S-Rana

Dr. P.S. Rana

Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO

P. S. Rana was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO). Rana was holding the post of Senior Executive Director in the housing finance company.

P-S-Rana

Dr. P.S. Rana

Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO

P. S. Rana was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO). Rana was holding the post of Senior Executive Director in the housing finance company.

P-S-Rana

Dr. P.S. Rana

Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO

P. S. Rana was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO). Rana was holding the post of Senior Executive Director in the housing finance company.

Dr. P.S. Rana

Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO

Pragyal Singh

Pragyal Singh

Associate Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Pragyal Singh is an Associate Partner at EY since October 2017. He has over fifteen years’ experience in business advisory with focus on implementation support through capital program advisory in urban rejuvenation, transport (metro rail, airport), sanitation, and infrastructure space. He manages accounts and coordinates the relationships in the government domain and infrastructure clients.

Pragyal Singh

Pragyal Singh

Associate Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Pragyal Singh is an Associate Partner at EY since October 2017. He has over fifteen years’ experience in business advisory with focus on implementation support through capital program advisory in urban rejuvenation, transport (metro rail, airport), sanitation, and infrastructure space. He manages accounts and coordinates the relationships in the government domain and infrastructure clients.

Pragyal Singh

Pragyal Singh

Associate Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Pragyal Singh is an Associate Partner at EY since October 2017. He has over fifteen years’ experience in business advisory with focus on implementation support through capital program advisory in urban rejuvenation, transport (metro rail, airport), sanitation, and infrastructure space. He manages accounts and coordinates the relationships in the government domain and infrastructure clients.

Pragyal Singh

Associate Partner, EY LLP

Prahlad Kakkar

Prahlad Kakkar

Noted Director

Mr. Prahlad Kakkar is a leading Indian ad film director. He is the founder and main director for Genesis Film Productions, which today is believed to be one of the biggest production houses in the country. He also dons the different hats of scuba diver, restaurateur and wine maker. He launched the Prahlad Kakkar School of Branding and Entrepreneurship in 2016.

Prahlad Kakkar

Prahlad Kakkar

Noted Director

Mr. Prahlad Kakkar is a leading Indian ad film director. He is the founder and main director for Genesis Film Productions, which today is believed to be one of the biggest production houses in the country. He also dons the different hats of scuba diver, restaurateur and wine maker. He launched the Prahlad Kakkar School of Branding and Entrepreneurship in 2016.

Prahlad Kakkar

Prahlad Kakkar

Noted Director

Mr. Prahlad Kakkar is a leading Indian ad film director. He is the founder and main director for Genesis Film Productions, which today is believed to be one of the biggest production houses in the country. He also dons the different hats of scuba diver, restaurateur and wine maker. He launched the Prahlad Kakkar School of Branding and Entrepreneurship in 2016.

Prahlad Kakkar

Noted Director

Prakash Sharma

Prakash Sharma

CFO, NSDC

Mr. Prakash Sharma is the Chief Financial Officer of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is a senior management executive with 25+ years of progressive experience in finance management within start-ups and global organizations like Punj Lloyd, Reliance and Birla group companies. He has successfully scaled up systems and processes as growth enablers and proved ability in business strategy & planning, financial controls, taxation, accounts, banking, legal and regulatory compliances.

Prakash Sharma

Prakash Sharma

CFO, NSDC

Mr. Prakash Sharma is the Chief Financial Officer of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is a senior management executive with 25+ years of progressive experience in finance management within start-ups and global organizations like Punj Lloyd, Reliance and Birla group companies. He has successfully scaled up systems and processes as growth enablers and proved ability in business strategy & planning, financial controls, taxation, accounts, banking, legal and regulatory compliances.

Prakash Sharma

Prakash Sharma

CFO, NSDC

Mr. Prakash Sharma is the Chief Financial Officer of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is a senior management executive with 25+ years of progressive experience in finance management within start-ups and global organizations like Punj Lloyd, Reliance and Birla group companies. He has successfully scaled up systems and processes as growth enablers and proved ability in business strategy & planning, financial controls, taxation, accounts, banking, legal and regulatory compliances.

Prakash Sharma

CFO, NSDC

Rajesh Agarwal

Mr. Rajesh Agarwal

Joint Secretary & CVO, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Mr. Agarwal mentioned that a Sector Skills Council (SSC) is one of the key elements of skill development in the country and thereby, we need to mobilize the aspirational objectives of SSC to create a market, leveraging the existing competencies. National Skill Development Corporation, Sector Skill Councils and the Government of India have come with new guidelines entailing uniformity and clear-cut segregated roles for having a valuable eco-system. Adhering to the aforementioned objectives, skill will be translated into imperative source of livelihood.

Rajesh Agarwal

Mr. Rajesh Agarwal

Joint Secretary & CVO, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Mr. Agarwal mentioned that a Sector Skills Council (SSC) is one of the key elements of skill development in the country and thereby, we need to mobilize the aspirational objectives of SSC to create a market, leveraging the existing competencies. National Skill Development Corporation, Sector Skill Councils and the Government of India have come with new guidelines entailing uniformity and clear-cut segregated roles for having a valuable eco-system. Adhering to the aforementioned objectives, skill will be translated into imperative source of livelihood.

Rajesh Agarwal

Mr. Rajesh Agarwal

Joint Secretary & CVO, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Mr. Agarwal mentioned that a Sector Skills Council (SSC) is one of the key elements of skill development in the country and thereby, we need to mobilize the aspirational objectives of SSC to create a market, leveraging the existing competencies. National Skill Development Corporation, Sector Skill Councils and the Government of India have come with new guidelines entailing uniformity and clear-cut segregated roles for having a valuable eco-system. Adhering to the aforementioned objectives, skill will be translated into imperative source of livelihood.

Rajesh Agarwal

Joint Secretary & CVO, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Ram Thothadri

Ram Thothadri

Partner at Centricus

Ram is a Partner at Centricus, a leading Global Alternative Capital Platform based in London.Ram Thothadri has over 16 years’ experience in financial markets. His most recent role was at Deutsche Bank as the Co-Head of Financing & Solutions Group for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Prior to that, Thothadri was the Head of Corporate Finance & Capital Markets Coverage for the MENA region. In this role, he was responsible for the origination and distribution of all capital market products, including fixed income and equity securities, foreign exchange, as well as corporate finance, lending and liability management across the region.  At Deutsche Bank, Thothadri was a member of the CEEMEA Management Committee and the Middle East & Africa Executive Committee.  Thothadri received an MBA from IIM, Bangalore and holds a B. E (Honors) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

Ram Thothadri

Ram Thothadri

Partner at Centricus

Ram is a Partner at Centricus, a leading Global Alternative Capital Platform based in London.Ram Thothadri has over 16 years’ experience in financial markets. His most recent role was at Deutsche Bank as the Co-Head of Financing & Solutions Group for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Prior to that, Thothadri was the Head of Corporate Finance & Capital Markets Coverage for the MENA region. In this role, he was responsible for the origination and distribution of all capital market products, including fixed income and equity securities, foreign exchange, as well as corporate finance, lending and liability management across the region.  At Deutsche Bank, Thothadri was a member of the CEEMEA Management Committee and the Middle East & Africa Executive Committee.  Thothadri received an MBA from IIM, Bangalore and holds a B. E (Honors) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

Ram Thothadri

Ram Thothadri

Partner at Centricus

Ram is a Partner at Centricus, a leading Global Alternative Capital Platform based in London.Ram Thothadri has over 16 years’ experience in financial markets. His most recent role was at Deutsche Bank as the Co-Head of Financing & Solutions Group for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Prior to that, Thothadri was the Head of Corporate Finance & Capital Markets Coverage for the MENA region. In this role, he was responsible for the origination and distribution of all capital market products, including fixed income and equity securities, foreign exchange, as well as corporate finance, lending and liability management across the region.  At Deutsche Bank, Thothadri was a member of the CEEMEA Management Committee and the Middle East & Africa Executive Committee.  Thothadri received an MBA from IIM, Bangalore and holds a B. E (Honors) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

Ram Thothadri

Partner at Centricus

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Chairman & MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Rohtash Mal is the Chairman and MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd. Amongst his past assignments were CEO of Escorts Ltd., CEO of Bharti Airtel Ltd., CEO of Bharti Field Fresh Limited, Bharti Delmonte etc. In the preceding years he was Chief General Manager (Marketing and Sales) of Maruti Suzuki, Vice President of Ballarpur Industries Ltd. etc. He is a Member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), CII Agri-council, FICCI Agri-council, Indian Angel Network & Charter Member, TiE.

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Chairman & MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Rohtash Mal is the Chairman and MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd. Amongst his past assignments were CEO of Escorts Ltd., CEO of Bharti Airtel Ltd., CEO of Bharti Field Fresh Limited, Bharti Delmonte etc. In the preceding years he was Chief General Manager (Marketing and Sales) of Maruti Suzuki, Vice President of Ballarpur Industries Ltd. etc. He is a Member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), CII Agri-council, FICCI Agri-council, Indian Angel Network & Charter Member, TiE.

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Mr. Rohtash Mal

Chairman & MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Rohtash Mal is the Chairman and MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd. Amongst his past assignments were CEO of Escorts Ltd., CEO of Bharti Airtel Ltd., CEO of Bharti Field Fresh Limited, Bharti Delmonte etc. In the preceding years he was Chief General Manager (Marketing and Sales) of Maruti Suzuki, Vice President of Ballarpur Industries Ltd. etc. He is a Member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), CII Agri-council, FICCI Agri-council, Indian Angel Network & Charter Member, TiE.

Rohtash Mal

Chairman & MD of EM3 Agri-services Pvt Ltd

Sachin Seth

Sachin Seth

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Sachin Seth is the Partner and Digital, Fintech and Innovation Leader at EY LLP. During his career, he has worked with IBM, SAP Ariba, Ramco Systems, Sify, Nissei ASB Company, and Larsen and Toubro Limited.

Sachin Seth

Sachin Seth

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Sachin Seth is the Partner and Digital, Fintech and Innovation Leader at EY LLP. During his career, he has worked with IBM, SAP Ariba, Ramco Systems, Sify, Nissei ASB Company, and Larsen and Toubro Limited.

Sachin Seth

Sachin Seth

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Sachin Seth is the Partner and Digital, Fintech and Innovation Leader at EY LLP. During his career, he has worked with IBM, SAP Ariba, Ramco Systems, Sify, Nissei ASB Company, and Larsen and Toubro Limited.

Sachin Seth

Partner, EY LLP

Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Chairman & CEO, Y Cube Holdings

Sam graduated from IIT Kharagpur and started his career as a project engineer working at a grass root industrial project and within few years, progressed to become the Vice President Asia Pacific & EMEA business for ITT Corporation. He is a visionary, serial entrepreneur and mentor who has developed several multimillion dollar business in several countries. His work with water and farmers led him to develop a disruptive Organic Growth Enhancer that “Empowers the Agriculture Growth Cycle with One Drop.

Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Chairman & CEO, Y Cube Holdings

Sam graduated from IIT Kharagpur and started his career as a project engineer working at a grass root industrial project and within few years, progressed to become the Vice President Asia Pacific & EMEA business for ITT Corporation. He is a visionary, serial entrepreneur and mentor who has developed several multimillion dollar business in several countries. His work with water and farmers led him to develop a disruptive Organic Growth Enhancer that “Empowers the Agriculture Growth Cycle with One Drop.

Sam Yamdagni

Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Chairman & CEO, Y Cube Holdings

Sam graduated from IIT Kharagpur and started his career as a project engineer working at a grass root industrial project and within few years, progressed to become the Vice President Asia Pacific & EMEA business for ITT Corporation. He is a visionary, serial entrepreneur and mentor who has developed several multimillion dollar business in several countries. His work with water and farmers led him to develop a disruptive Organic Growth Enhancer that “Empowers the Agriculture Growth Cycle with One Drop.

Sam Yamdagni

Chairman & CEO, Y Cube Holdings

Santanu Biswas

Santanu Biswas

CEO and Founder, Resident Logic ConsultInc. FZE, UAE

He has successfully built and marketed a best-in-class digital health platform. This platform was recognized and awarded as one of the top 10 innovation products in the Middle East by GE Innovations Council. He also increased the valuation of a start-up company more than threefold with timely and strategic divestment.

Santanu Biswas

Santanu Biswas

CEO and Founder, Resident Logic ConsultInc. FZE, UAE

He has successfully built and marketed a best-in-class digital health platform. This platform was recognized and awarded as one of the top 10 innovation products in the Middle East by GE Innovations Council. He also increased the valuation of a start-up company more than threefold with timely and strategic divestment.

Santanu Biswas

Santanu Biswas

CEO and Founder, Resident Logic ConsultInc. FZE, UAE

He has successfully built and marketed a best-in-class digital health platform. This platform was recognized and awarded as one of the top 10 innovation products in the Middle East by GE Innovations Council. He also increased the valuation of a start-up company more than threefold with timely and strategic divestment.

Santanu Biswas

CEO and Founder, Resident Logic ConsultInc. FZE, UAE

Satake Yukoh

Satake Yukoh

CO-CEO, Grameen Euglena, GM, Business Development Department, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Satakefounded a joint venture company for BOP businesswith Professor. Muhammad Yunus  whowas  awarded  Nobel  Peace  Prize. They  started“the  mung  beansproject”, which  supportedlocal  farmers  in  Bangladesh  to  lean japaneseagriculture  and  to increase farmers income.Harvested mungbeans are exported to japan and sold to sprout companies.
Since Apr 2015, this project is carried forward with euglena Co., Ltd under the brand name of “Grameen Euglena” (EGG), and over 3,500 farmers are working together in 2017.He has  been  searching  for  further  opportunities  to  contribute  morefor  better  living standards in Bagladesh.

Satake Yukoh

Satake Yukoh

CO-CEO, Grameen Euglena, GM, Business Development Department, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Satakefounded a joint venture company for BOP businesswith Professor. Muhammad Yunus  whowas  awarded  Nobel  Peace  Prize. They  started“the  mung  beansproject”, which  supportedlocal  farmers  in  Bangladesh  to  lean japaneseagriculture  and  to increase farmers income.Harvested mungbeans are exported to japan and sold to sprout companies.
Since Apr 2015, this project is carried forward with euglena Co., Ltd under the brand name of “Grameen Euglena” (EGG), and over 3,500 farmers are working together in 2017.He has  been  searching  for  further  opportunities  to  contribute  morefor  better  living standards in Bagladesh.

Satake Yukoh

Satake Yukoh

CO-CEO, Grameen Euglena, GM, Business Development Department, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Satakefounded a joint venture company for BOP businesswith Professor. Muhammad Yunus  whowas  awarded  Nobel  Peace  Prize. They  started“the  mung  beansproject”, which  supportedlocal  farmers  in  Bangladesh  to  lean japaneseagriculture  and  to increase farmers income.Harvested mungbeans are exported to japan and sold to sprout companies.
Since Apr 2015, this project is carried forward with euglena Co., Ltd under the brand name of “Grameen Euglena” (EGG), and over 3,500 farmers are working together in 2017.He has  been  searching  for  further  opportunities  to  contribute  morefor  better  living standards in Bagladesh.

Satake Yukoh

CO-CEO, Grameen Euglena, GM, Business Development Department, Euglena Co. Ltd.

Sukrit Bose

Dr. Sukrit Bose

Consultant ENT – Head & Neck Oncosurgeon; Head & Neck Robotic surgeon; Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals

Dr. Sukrit Bose is a specialist in Otorhinolaryngology at Columbia Asia Hospital in Kolkata. He has successfully passed his M.B.B.S from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha under Nagpur University in 1997. He then further went on to attain his M.S in Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery from Shri B.M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore.

Sukrit Bose

Dr. Sukrit Bose

Consultant ENT – Head & Neck Oncosurgeon; Head & Neck Robotic surgeon; Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals

Dr. Sukrit Bose is a specialist in Otorhinolaryngology at Columbia Asia Hospital in Kolkata. He has successfully passed his M.B.B.S from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha under Nagpur University in 1997. He then further went on to attain his M.S in Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery from Shri B.M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore.

Sukrit Bose

Dr. Sukrit Bose

Consultant ENT – Head & Neck Oncosurgeon; Head & Neck Robotic surgeon; Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals

Dr. Sukrit Bose is a specialist in Otorhinolaryngology at Columbia Asia Hospital in Kolkata. He has successfully passed his M.B.B.S from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha under Nagpur University in 1997. He then further went on to attain his M.S in Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery from Shri B.M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore.

Sukrit Bose

Consultant ENT – Head & Neck Oncosurgeon; Head & Neck Robotic surgeon; Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals

Sushil Ramola

Mr. Sushil Ramola

Co-founder and MD of B-ABLE

Mr. Sushil Ramola is a social entrepreneur, co-founder and currently MD and CEO of B-ABLE (BASIX Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Ltd.), which was set up in 2009 in partnership with BASIX, a microfinance and livelihood promotion company in India. He has over 34 years of experience in leading innovation and performance driven business organizations in India and abroad in both industry and service sectors. He is a former President and CEO of SRF Limited, a Deming Prize winning company.

Sushil Ramola

Mr. Sushil Ramola

Co-founder and MD of B-ABLE

Mr. Sushil Ramola is a social entrepreneur, co-founder and currently MD and CEO of B-ABLE (BASIX Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Ltd.), which was set up in 2009 in partnership with BASIX, a microfinance and livelihood promotion company in India. He has over 34 years of experience in leading innovation and performance driven business organizations in India and abroad in both industry and service sectors. He is a former President and CEO of SRF Limited, a Deming Prize winning company.

Sushil Ramola

Mr. Sushil Ramola

Co-founder and MD of B-ABLE

Mr. Sushil Ramola is a social entrepreneur, co-founder and currently MD and CEO of B-ABLE (BASIX Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Ltd.), which was set up in 2009 in partnership with BASIX, a microfinance and livelihood promotion company in India. He has over 34 years of experience in leading innovation and performance driven business organizations in India and abroad in both industry and service sectors. He is a former President and CEO of SRF Limited, a Deming Prize winning company.

Sushil Ramola

Co-founder and MD of B-ABLE

TR Dua

TR Dua

Director General, TAIPA

Mr. Tilak Raj Dua is the Director General, TAIPA and Chairman ITU-APT. He has more than 35 years of experience in the telecom sector. Over the years in the industry, he has held prestigious positions as Director in leading telecom companies like Bharti Airtel Ltd., Shyam Telecom Ltd., Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Vice Chairman and Global ICT Standardization Forum for India. He is an engineering graduate with diploma in Business Management and export Marketing.

TR Dua

TR Dua

Director General, TAIPA

Mr. Tilak Raj Dua is the Director General, TAIPA and Chairman ITU-APT. He has more than 35 years of experience in the telecom sector. Over the years in the industry, he has held prestigious positions as Director in leading telecom companies like Bharti Airtel Ltd., Shyam Telecom Ltd., Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Vice Chairman and Global ICT Standardization Forum for India. He is an engineering graduate with diploma in Business Management and export Marketing.

TR Dua

TR Dua

Director General, TAIPA

Mr. Tilak Raj Dua is the Director General, TAIPA and Chairman ITU-APT. He has more than 35 years of experience in the telecom sector. Over the years in the industry, he has held prestigious positions as Director in leading telecom companies like Bharti Airtel Ltd., Shyam Telecom Ltd., Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Vice Chairman and Global ICT Standardization Forum for India. He is an engineering graduate with diploma in Business Management and export Marketing.

T.R. Dua

Director General, TAIPA

Tomoyuki Naito

Tomoyuki Naito

Senior Advisor,JICA

Mr. Tomoyuki Naito is a Senior Advisor at Japan International Cooperation Agency since July 2015. Prior to this, he managed a World Bank-Government of Japan joint project of distance learning centre in Tokyo.

Tomoyuki Naito

Tomoyuki Naito

Senior Advisor,JICA

Mr. Tomoyuki Naito is a Senior Advisor at Japan International Cooperation Agency since July 2015. Prior to this, he managed a World Bank-Government of Japan joint project of distance learning centre in Tokyo.

Tomoyuki Naito

Tomoyuki Naito

Senior Advisor,JICA

Mr. Tomoyuki Naito is a Senior Advisor at Japan International Cooperation Agency since July 2015. Prior to this, he managed a World Bank-Government of Japan joint project of distance learning centre in Tokyo.

Tomoyuki Naito

Senior Advisor,JICA

Yoshiaki Harada

Yoshiaki Harada

Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

Yoshiaki Harada is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is a native of Yamuda, Fukuoka and graduate of University of Tokyo. He joined Nippon Steel in 1968 and the Minister of International Trade and Industry in 1970, the year in which he also passed the bar exam.

Yoshiaki Harada

Yoshiaki Harada

Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

Yoshiaki Harada is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is a native of Yamuda, Fukuoka and graduate of University of Tokyo. He joined Nippon Steel in 1968 and the Minister of International Trade and Industry in 1970, the year in which he also passed the bar exam.

Yoshiaki Harada

Yoshiaki Harada

Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

Yoshiaki Harada is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is a native of Yamuda, Fukuoka and graduate of University of Tokyo. He joined Nippon Steel in 1968 and the Minister of International Trade and Industry in 1970, the year in which he also passed the bar exam.

Yoshiaki Harada

Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

Yumiko Kusakabe

Yumiko Kusakabe

Programme Director, Innovation Leaders Program, IFIT

Ms. Yumiko Kusakabe is the Programme Director of Innovation Leaders Program at International Foundation for Information Technology (IFIT). She is a global professional and project innovator promoting international programs to achieve high socio-economic impact through solid project finance, structured finance, impact investment, innovation leadership and emerging market experience.

Yumiko Kusakabe

Yumiko Kusakabe

Programme Director, Innovation Leaders Program, IFIT

Ms. Yumiko Kusakabe is the Programme Director of Innovation Leaders Program at International Foundation for Information Technology (IFIT). She is a global professional and project innovator promoting international programs to achieve high socio-economic impact through solid project finance, structured finance, impact investment, innovation leadership and emerging market experience.

Yumiko Kusakabe

Yumiko Kusakabe

Programme Director, Innovation Leaders Program, IFIT

Ms. Yumiko Kusakabe is the Programme Director of Innovation Leaders Program at International Foundation for Information Technology (IFIT). She is a global professional and project innovator promoting international programs to achieve high socio-economic impact through solid project finance, structured finance, impact investment, innovation leadership and emerging market experience.

Yumiko Kusakabe

Programme Director, Innovation Leaders Program, IFIT

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