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


Mr. Nobuo Kishi

Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan


Daisaku Kadokawa

Mayor, Kyoto City, Japan


Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Hon. Minister of Tourism


Gajendra Singh Sekhawat

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


Kotaro Tamura

Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,National University of Singapore


Manoj Kohli

Chairman, SoftBank Energy


Pranav Mehta

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


Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh

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


George Molakal

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


Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, The Art of Living


Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

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


Dr. Vivek Lall

Chief Executive, Strategic Development, General Atomics


Aditya Malik

MD & CEO, Talentedge.in


Aditya Mishra

COO and Co-Founder, Zenprivex


Aishwarya Kachhal

Indus Towers Limited


Mr. Amitabh Jhingan

Partner, EY LLP


Anand Kumar

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


Amb. Anil Trigunayat

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


Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer, CEEW


Ashish Pherwani

Partner EY LLP


Atsushi Wakayama

Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University


Atsushi Yamanaka

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


Avelo Roy

MD , Kolkata Ventures


Boris G. Tsimerinov

Managing Director, Semper8 Capital


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. D.C. Katoch

Adviser, Ministry of Ayush


David Williams

Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Diana Villarreal

Global Partnership Foundation, President
Project Hope International, Founder


Prof. Dinesh Katre

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


Dr. Divye Chhabra

Director, Tri Tree Technologies


Dr. Edmond Fernandes

Founder & CEO, CHD Group


Dr. Girdhar J. Gyani

The Director General, Association of Healthcare Providers


Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi

Chief Imam


Dr. Karthik Anantharaman

Chief Marketing Officer, BPL Medical Technologies


Dr. Bilali Camara

Country Director, UNAIDS, India.


Dr. E Sankara Rao

Managing Director and CEO, IFCI


Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi

Member, House of Councillor


Harindra Singh

Chairman and MD, Percept Live


Hiroyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International


P R Jaishankar

Chief General Manager, IIFCL


Jay Krishnan

CEO, T-Hub


John N. Kalaras

CEO & Founder, Quality Training Institute


Karthik Iyer

Founder & CEO- BlockchainMonk


Kartik Shinde

Partner, EY LLP


kengo kitaura

CEO, Agribuddy


Kishva Ambigapathy

Chairperson, Commonwealth Youth Council


Koichi Yamamoto

Executive Planning Director, Communication Design Center, Dentsu


Maheshwar Peri

Founder, Career 360


Manoj Marwah

Partner, EY LLP


Manoj Singh

Adviser(Transport) NITI Aayog


Mr. Masatsugu Shimono

Vice Chairman, Japan IBM


Meenakshi Arora

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court


Ms. Michiko Ueno

Member, Liberal Democratic Party and the party for Japanese Kokoro


Mihoko Tamamura

Director, Rome based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security


Muthu Singaram

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


Naoki Shinohara

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


Dr. Naoto Tanaka

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


Narayan Devanathan

Group Executive and Strategy Officer, Dentsu India


Naresh Sharma

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


Neeraj Kumar Singal

Director and CEO SEMCO Group


Nitin Puri

Country Head, FASAR, Yes Bank


Nitin Tanwar

Founder & CEO, Climate Connect


Dr. P.S. Rana

Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO


Pankaj Jhunja

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


Partha Dey

Healthcare Leader & SME, IBM India/South Asia


Payal Chawla

Advocate and Founder of JUSCONTRACTUS


Pradyuman Vyas

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


Pragyal Singh

Associate Partner, EY LLP


Prahlad Kakkad

Noted Director


Prakash Sharma

CFO, NSDC


Prashant Tondon

Co-founder, 1mg


Prity Khastgir

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


Prof. Mary Reisel

Prof. of Anthropology Rikkyo University


Mr. Rajesh Agarwal

Joint Secretary & CVO, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship


Rakesh Batra

Parter and National Leader, Automotive Sector, EY India


Ram Thothadri

Partner at Centricus


Dr. Randeep Guleria

Director, AIIMS


Mr. RCM Reddy

MD, CEO, IL&FS


Rizwan Shaikh

Information Security Researcher and Cyber Crime Consultant


Sachin Seth

Partner, EY LLP


Mr. Sam Yamdagni

Chairman & CEO, Y Cube Holdings


Sanjiv Malhotra

Director of the Energy Investor Center, US Department of Energy


Santanu Biswas

CEO and Founder, Resident Logic ConsultInc. FZE, UAE


Mr. Shankar Goenka

Author Business Coach, Country Head, WOW Factors


Mr. Shantanu Gupta

Indian Author


Shazia Ilmi

Member Of BJP


Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director, Lahiri LLC


Mr. Shuhei Kishimoto

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


Dr. Sukrit Bose

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


Sunil Jain

CEO and Executive Director, Hero future Energies Limited


Suresh V Sharma

MBBS, FCGP, DNB, FRNZCGP


Mr. Sushil Ramola

Co-founder and MD of B-ABLE


Mr. Taishi Sugiyama

Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies


Mr. Teruhide Sato

Founder and Managing Partner, Beenext Pte. Ltd.


Tomoyuki Naito

Senior Advisor,JICA


Udit Raj

MP Lok Sabha


Vivek Law

Journalist (Moderator)


Yoshiaki Harada

Member, House of Representatives, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan


Ms. Yumiko Kusakabe

Programme Director, Innovation Leaders Program, IFIT


Zul Kapadia

Director, Global Intelligence & Integration


Alberto Martin Torras

Head of Government Relations, Smart City Expo World Congress


Alkesh Sharma

CEO & Managing Director, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation


Akil Khan

Chairman, Enso Healthcare


Ajay Chacko

Co-founder, U Digital Content


Akshay Garkel

Partner at Grant Thornton India LLP


Ajay Bakshi

Managing Director & CEO of Manipal Health Enterprises