Former Head, NCSTC
Head NVIDIA, Research Centre for AI
Director, Quality Council of India
Founder, XLPAT Labs
Vice President, Pactera
Principal Consultant, Data Security Council of India
President, Confederation of Education Exellence
Co-Founder & CEO, Haptik.ai
CEO, Veltech Technology
Chief Strategy Officer, Silver Touch Technology Ltd.
VP - Intelligent Automation & AI, Genpact Digital
Circle Head (Vice President Level), Zee Entertainment
Founder & CEO, RitchieTech
Harsha has a decade of work experience in analytics / data sciences with multiple organizations across different verticals such as Aviation, Pharma and analytics consulting firms. Harsha plays an industry mentor role with GL-BACP analytics / Upgrad IIITB data science courses. He has rich experience to resolve complex business problems with data sciences, NLP, statistical modeling, Machine learning, risk management, optimization and Business intelligence.
Dr.Indrajit Bhattacharya is serving as a Director at National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET), Quality Council of India. He has over 29 years of varied experience across Industry, Government and Academia. His contributions have been in Healthcare, IT , Education & Skill Training besides Industry competitiveness sector. He has served SIEMENS and GE in Medical Engineering industry; Ministry of Electronics & IT (CEDTI /DOEACC now NIELIT), Ministry of Health (National Health Portal) as well as a Professor at IIHMR, New Delhi. Prior to QCI , he was serving at Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC).
In the Indian male-dominated entrepreneurship sphere, she carved a niche for herself. Komal Sharma Talwar, born on 22nd October 1978, is a serial entrepreneur in the field of patents. She is a Founder and Director of a leading International Intellectual Property and Technology Consulting and Analytics Firm - TT Consultants. She is also a co-founder of XLPAT - a Product company which is a technology search and analytics tool having the world's largest and most intelligent technology database. In her career, which extends to over a decade of experience, she remained strong-willed and alert. Her determination to make it to the top kept growing with each passing year. She has set herself as an example for India's next generation business leaders and it is no wonder that she has been recognized with several national and international awards
He is currently building, Artivatic.ai which is on its path to empower Fintech, Banking & Insurance sector Globally with its in-house patent pending technologies. Artivatic uses AI extensively to build its core technologies & products, The mission is to build full-stack financial technology platform in coming years. Earlier he was Founder & CEO at Fullerene Solutions and Services (P) Ltd, portfolio company for education, online dating, content and lifestyle ventures.
He have been earlier part of DRDO, IOCL, EDUDIGM to execute their projects, being in-house entrepreneur and more with focus on building team, product execution, helping in business strategies, prediction, marketing, PR, revenue & financial performance.
He was born-entrepreneur and never like to be defeated until the end. Built many communities in around Bangalore like Bootstrap Bangalore, 2Weekends Hakathon etc. Advisory at few startups,Speaker at Universities, Incubated few startups at my office and love helping around the folks.
He was 2014 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Bangalore. He sometime writes about startups, education, entrepreneurship, technology, artificial intelligence, culture, consumer interaction, business & health at Techinasia, Silicon India & Yourstory.
A data scientist with 15+ years of experience and interest in Artificial Intelligence, Social Media, Multilingual Unstructured Data Processing and Insurance, Energy Markets and Financial Markets.
An author of Machine Learning Cookbook (PACKT Publications) and its application across various verticals. The book has been translated to Korean and Chinese.
Currently a consultant with the Govt. of India, where he is responsible for application of Artificial Intelligence based Policy Research & Strategy Development for Governance, Social Media, IoT, IoE, Blockchain. He is currently working on real time Artificial Intelligence based solutions for Social Media and multilingual sourced documents.
Dhaval is a serial entrepreneur and a digital marketing leader. He is an expert in brand-building and go-to market strategy. He has worked with brands such as Bajaj, Amazon, Axis Bank and Star Plus to name a few. His most recent venture, Smarthome NX is a discovery platform for homeowners to find smart, connected solutions to live a better life at home. Alongside his venture he also takes up integrated marketing consulting assignments and is active in the world of academia as a faculty and trainer. His campaigns have won several awards for the Bajaj V launch campaign for online as well as integrated categories including a Lion at the Cannes. His web development and digital agency called Webventurous was built from scratch and sold successfully at a value of Rs.2 cr.
Dhaval is an avid speaker in entrepreneurship and youth forums and participates in marketing roundtables as a subject matter expert in digital marketing. He is also consulting UpGrad to develop Digital Marketing Programs for marketing leaders in Asia and Europe.
Dinesh Chandrasekar has around 20 years of progressive Technology & Consulting experience in CRM, MDM & Digital Technologies that encompass Cloud, Analytics, IoT, Machine Learning & AI. In his current role, Dinesh heads Solutions & Platform Innovation (SPI) group for Pactera's North America & Europe Business divisions. He was instrumental in building CRM, MDM, Cloud & Innovation practice @ Hitachi consulting. He spearheaded the delivery of over 70+ medium to large scale projects & solutions implementations across the globe (APAC, China, EMEA & US). Dinesh also has the penchant for innovation and instrumental in building over 20+ innovative Enterprise Tools & Solution accelerators
Being associated with global technologically leading organisations such as Citigroup, GE & Hitachi, he has gained proficiency in all facets of consulting, presales, delivery & Innovation. He was part of the "Global Solution and Innovation (GSI)" Group of Hitachi Consulting, The Champion Team which led the Innovation and development of global solutions in Digital technologies. Dinesh has an impressive track record of building practices and capabilities in new niche markets, account mining, Innovation, business development, leading high-performance teams and won many awards.
Pratik Jain is the Co-founder and Director of Morph.ai, a chat-based marketing automation tool that helps brands drive more sales by leveraging personalized chat intelligence. With a rich experience in social media, Pratik is a results-oriented leader, driven to establish strategies to invigorate the world of messaging. Adept at spearheading business development, with an inherent skill for talent acquisition, Pratik excels in building and retaining relationships with clients and investors, while overlooking branding and positioning of their enterprise tool. With a keen eye over dynamics of the market, Pratik has been successful in building the business from scratch to become the most successful chat marketing platform of the country. Born and raised in Udaipur, Rajasthan, Pratik received his degree in B.Tech.(ICT) from DAIICT. Pratik, along with his co-founders in Morph, was ex-employee of Sprinklr, a world leader B2B social media management tool. All four of them were among the very early batch of hires in a small dev team, where they learned to work with large enterprises and build scalable enterprise software. Pratik is a budding chess master with a penchant for keeping himself abreast through reading, apart from being an avid traveler
Dheeraj Mehrotra, MS, MPhil, Ph.D (Education Management), H.C., a white and a yellow belt in SIX SIGMA, a Certified NLP Business Diploma holder, is an Educational Innovator, Soft Skills Trainer, Author, Freelance Journalist(IT) with expertise in Six Sigma In Education, Academic Audits, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Total Quality Management In Education, an Experiential Educator, a CBSE Resource towards School Assessment (SQAA), JIT, Five S and KAIZEN. He has authored over 40 books on Computer Science for ICSE/ ISC/ CBSE Students, over 10 books of academic interest for the field of education excellence and Six Sigma and has published over 1000 plus papers and write-ups on Quality Initiatives in Academics. He has widely travelled across the globe including Japan, China, Thailand, Philippines, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Bangladesh and Nepal. A former Principal at De Indian Public School, New Delhi, with an ample teaching experience of over Two Decades, he is a certified Trainer for Quality Circles/ TQM in Education and QCI Standards for School Accreditation/ Six Sigma in Education, Lead Auditor for SQAA (Schools Quality Assessment & Accreditation). He has also been honoured with the President of India's National Teacher Award in the year 2006 and the Best Science Teacher State Award (By the Ministry of Science and Technology, State of UP), Innovation in Education for his inception of Six Sigma In Education by Education Watch, New Delhi and Education World- Best Teacher Award, BOLT Learner Teacher Award by Air India, 'Innovation in Education Award 2016' by Higher Education Forum (HEF), Gujarat Chapter, among others. He has developed over 150 FREE EDUCATIONAL MOBILE Apps for the Google Play Store exclusively for Teachers, Students and Parents.
Mayank Lau has worked in different organizations around a decade such as Data Security Council of India, Ernst and Young, HCL & IBM in the areas of public policy, sales & pre-sales, consulting, capacity building & thought leadership with respect to cybersecurity and data privacy. He is equipped with knowledge of domains such as cybersecurity, data privacy, trans-border data flows, cloud computing, e-commerce, internet governance, internet of things, the blockchain, information security & IT- GRC products and global cyber laws etc. He has led efforts in major projects such as conceptualization of national e-security Index for the govt. of India, information security consulting for major organizations in Europe and Australia across different industry sectors etc. He has also written media articles in leading magazines such as data quest and information week on various topics of cybersecurity. He holds a post-graduate degree from IIT Delhi in the field of management. He is currently working with Data Security Council of India as a Principal Consultant.
A proven leader, an innovator, A Disruptor, An Orator and Educationist. A well-recognised and committed individual leader from the field of education, who takes pride in turning dreams into reality, A professional expert and knowledgeable orator who can persuade people effortlessly through her clear and farsighted vision, She continues her interest in adding values to the current education system by bringing the virtues of ancient education system to solve gaps and issues in the present system. She has been a flawless moderator in various forums and debates to share her valuable inputs. She had participated in live discussions/debates with national speakers on educational issues (Such as Marks moderation politics, improvisation of government school and student security and safety issues) where she has been highly appreciated for her clear views and noncontroversial statements. Her moderation has been well appreciated in the leading channels and print news she has appeared in eg- News 18, News X, News World India, Indian Express, Dainik Jagran. She represented Indian Education as the Keynote Speaker in the International Forum of Edex in Doha. She has shared Dias with eminent personalities; few of them were Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki (Governor of Haryana), Shri Manish Sisodia (Education Minister), Dr. Udit Raj (Ex. IRS Commissioner, M.P Lok Sabha), Prof. Yashpal (Padma Vibhushan, Former Chairman UGC, Eminent Scientist, ISRO ), Dr Purushottam Lal, (Padma Vibhushan, Chairman Metro Hospitals).
Her ideology revolves around the fact that the Importance of Education should be projected, not only as a place to gain content knowledge but also as a place to learn how to live. She has been acknowledged as the torchbearer in moving towards the aim to remove barriers of rotten ways of teaching
He currently heads TechTrunk Ventures as Chief Technical Consultant, also serving Anvay Technologies as Chief Tech Advisor for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He has also authored a book Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Beginners (Under Review). Anshu has extensive training experience of delivering training on IoT and AI to clients like JP Morgan, McKinsey, HARMAN International, Collabera, Ericsson, UST Global, Mphasis, Accenture and 60+ other companies. He has also spoken to many International conferences and seminars in India and abroad. He has been an important member of projects like AI enabled Inventory Management and Asset Health Monitoring System, Smart Ambulance etc.
Aakrit Vaish is the CEO & Co-founder of Haptik, one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. Besides spearheading the overall business operations of the company, Aakrit also oversees key aspects such as revenue & finance, hiring, and defining the strategy and vision of the company. Driven by the belief that an idea can take you to a great product, but people can help you build a great company, he devotes almost half his time to recruiting the right talent for Haptik.
Holding a Bachelor's of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA, Aakrit started his career in technology with a San Francisco-based startup called Flurry as its twelfth employee. Aakrit was part of the core team at Flurry, a mobile analytics, monetization, and advertising company. The team grew the business in three years from 0 to $100 million until the company was finally acquired by Yahoo! in 2014 for close to $300 million. Aakrit started Flurry's India office and ran its global business operations, besides handling a number of other roles. In 2013, he co-founded and was the lead investor in Flat.to (Flatchat), a rental flatmate-finding application, which was later acquired by Commonfloor.
CEO, Veltech TBI (Innovation & Start-up ecosystem) vConvener & Head of FICCI Tamil Nadu's Technology Panel vPresident, Software Process Improvement Network (CSPIN) vFounder and CEO, Navya Insights (a boutique consulting outfit) v30+ years of Global Experience in key roles in the IT Industry with Tier1 organizations like TCS, Infosys & niche players (Digital Transformation and Innovation Specialist) vFormer Innovation Culture Practice Head of Infosys vResponsible for several Turnarounds, Transformations, Alliances, ODC setups in India & China, Growth & Innovation Culture Building (Peak portfolio $100mn, Innovation Pipeline $20mn) vStrategic Advisor (Cintana technologies, Kriyatec) vMentor, IIT Madras-E-Cell and Founders Institute vBoard of Advisors, Cyber Security and Privacy Foundation vCertified Independent Director from Institute of Directors(IOD) vChaired several International Conferences, Authored several International Conference Papers, Author of a US Patent, Author of book Chapter on Bitcoin and Block Chain (to be published)
Kunal Chandiramani is a 14-year-old boy who is a programmer in practice and an innovator at heart. Kunal has two successful start-ups as of now and has won 9 awards in total for his coding skills, the most prestigious being the National level Ethical Hacker Award, IIT Bombay. Pulled by his inquisitiveness on how websites are made, Kunal started coding at the age of 11. He had by then dreamt of studying at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and even becoming the CEO of Google.
Kunal was interested in robotics and worked on various similar projects. Seeing the unlimited scope and potential that web development and coding had, he started learning to the programme and designed his first website comp-academy. During this time he also received encouragement and guidance from an uncle of his, who has been Kunal's guide ever since. He feels his driving force is the feeling of accomplishment he experiences when he sees his imagination turned to reality and prefers describing himself as a passionate and persevering individual.
Tarun Singh is currently working as a Scientist in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for the last 8 years. During his professional career, he has worked on different aspects of renewable energy programmes, policies, regulatory affair, and Research and development. In addition, holding a profile of Nodal officer for Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) Compliance cell. He is an engineering graduate in Electronics and Communication and has done MBA in Power Management.
Sudhir is a Subject Matter Expert and a Thought Leader within e-Government ecosystem in India. Sudhir was named IT Industry Leader' by eGov (CSDMS) in Jan' 2010. Sudhir has been engaged with Central and State Governments across India working on Digital India, Smart Cities, Skill India, and other Government programs including earlier MMPs (Mission Mode projects) under NeGP (National e-Governance Plan). Earlier Sudhir has worked as Senior Director & Head - Public Sector with Oracle India, Senior Vice President with Sify Technologies, Alliance and Public Sector role with IBM India, and long 17 years with HCL through HCL Infosystems in various roles. At Sify, Sudhir successfully created Government business and a new business practice, i.e. System Integration. Sudhir was named IT person of the Year in eGov' in 2008. Sudhir has couple of papers to his credit, in the eGovernance space. Sudhir holds a Postgraduate Diploma from NIIT and a Bachelor of Commerce with Honors from the University of Delhi.
Dr.Vijay Kumar Salvia is the Technical Advisor in International R & D Group and International Leadership Technology & Management Group . He is the Member and assessor of NSDC and Skill development & Entrepreneurship Development Institute Ahemdabad Govt. of india. At present also promoting the entrepreneurship in different universities and institutes all over the india as a expert/professional of entrepreneurship and business incubation development. At present Consultant for R&D in leading Engineering Institutes . He was also the Advisor Dean Academics & Research in leading Private University of India. He has served also the Director of many Group as stated in below mention CV. He is the Visiting Professor of Different Universities and Engineering Institutes. He is the Technical Editor of INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS.
He is a resourceful manager having the ability to deliver high-quality work with expertise in: Program Management - Planning, Budgeting, Operating and Implementing in multi-stakeholder environment Events and Outreach Management - Event Designing and Execution for sensitising stakeholders, Sponsorship and Fund Raising - Executing programs in self-sustaining mode, Marketing Communications - External Communications, Multi-level Engagement and Brand Building, Government and Industry Relations - Policy Advocacy activities with government and trade bodies
Amit Saha is a visionary, successful and ambitious Information Technology Leader. He provides Vision, Builds Strategy and Capability to deliver large and complex Change Management Program, Technology Transformation and Incubation of Offshore Centers and Startups.
Amit is a Mechanical Engineer from Jadavpur University & subsequently accomplished Masters in Project Management from SP Jain Mumbai & MBA from NUS (National University of Singapore).
Amit possesses very strong hands-on experience in P&L Management, Strategic Planning, IT Infrastructure, Application Management, Middleware & Integration, Datawarehouse, Data Quality, Data Science & Intelligence, Cloud, Analytics, Automation using RPA, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Innovation, Digital Technology including Mobility, Operations, People Management and Culture Building.
Have over 50 Reviewed Research Publications to the credit. IIT Delhi for 10-years - Monsoon Research including Research Attachment with University of Reading, UK Group Head, Department of Science & Technology, NCMRWF - Monsoon Prediction, Diagnostics, and Performance Evaluation. Technical Head, Disaster Management Unit, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh - Cyclone and Flood Hazard Mitigation (World Bank Funded Activity). Disaster Management Cell, Department of Science & Technology - Multi-Hazard Mitigation Framework Development. Adviser and Scientist - G, Ministry of Earth Sciences
Juergen Hase is a telecommunications industry veteran, having worked for 30 years to develop, implement and execute new businesses in different global markets. In the IoT arena he has experienced more than 10 years of knowledge and practical usage.
On July 1, 2016 he started his work as the CEO of UNLIMIT, a dedicated IoT business unit under the Reliance Group, based in Mumbai. The first 15 months he had implemented all relevant IoT layers to make it ready for service the Indian market, starting from connectivity, to application up to analytic services, a global benchmark in IoT end-to-end service implementation. ? Before UNLIMIT, he was the director of IoT at the Ooredoo Group, based in Qatar. At that time he implemented IoT services in Middle East, North Africa and Indonesia for multiple vertical segments. ? Prior to this, he was the founder and Vice President of the M2M Competence Center based at the Headquarter of Deutsche Telekom in Bonn. He has a great deal of experience around the globe, to execute IoT for key verticals like automotive, Industry 4.0, transport & logistic, Energy and the financial sector.
Together with this experience, he founded different IoT alliances. He is working with many IoT relevant associations and boards around the world to execute IoT on a global scale.
Extensive experience in Higher Education, Change Management, Administration, Research Project Management, Machine Learning and Data Analytics with nearly 20 years of career success in building & enhancing quality of innovation and learning in University education and to be worthy of international accreditations. Key Figure in Indian Academia and Startups with his IEEE Leadership and Social Connect.
Excellence in driving the development & implementation of objectives for Industry Scale Consultancy and implementation of projects, curriculum and instructional evaluation; hiring quality faculty and generating International Grants, establishing Industrial and Foreign collaborations. Impeccable record of delivering over 200 talks, organizing international workshops on futuristic skills related to Machine Learning and Data Science in collaboration with professional organizations as well as workshops on Leadership for Indian Engineering institutions.
Possess an innate flair of executing research projects in the field of Data Science, Data Analytics, Deep Learning, Advance Data Structures and Algorithms, MOOCs, Transformations in higher education with quality perspective.
Logical thinker and strong communicator with noted success of 20 SCI (Web of Science) publications and 60 million INR funding in Grants. He has 580 citation count and h-index of 13 in Google Scholar. Credit of having 40 Scopus papers and in total 100+ publications including IEEE Transactions, Springer and Elsevier Journals. Worked in national and international committees on NBA, NAAC accreditation and is only ABET PEV from India till now. Known as algorithm gurus in India and created a free resource as algorithmguru.com. He is an active Blogger with Times of India with nickname as Breaking Shackles.
I've been an entrepreneur with over 9 years of experience in startups. I’ve worked with product and sales team in my experiences and have built and exited businesses in past. Highlights of my career includes founding one of India’s most Promising Startups (Called Mywindow) & growing it from 0 to a Million Dollars in Sales and taking an exit from that. Earlier to this i co-founded a Social Media Agency to serve social media Needs of Small and medium businesses & also co-founded a Digital Media Production company that helped Startups/organisations/NGO’s in making documentaries/ShortFilms etc., & grew it to $30k/month Gross Revenues and had a Successful exit. Post stepping down from mYwindow, i founded Neuron in 2014 which was incubated at TLABS in the same year & raised follow on capital. Our mission with Neuron was very simple, which was to provide the power of NLP in the hand of normal people. Despite scaling it from $0 to $100k in revenue in the very first year, due to some market condition i had to step down from the company. Now, I am involved with Veda Labs as the Head of Strategic partnerships and i've been focusing a lot on exploring international exposure and partnerships as my job.
Kazim Rizvi is a public-policy policy entrepreneur and founder of an emerging policy think-think, The Dialogue. Previously, he worked in the office of Member of Parliament Mr. Jay Panda, advised corporate clients at leading public-affairs firm Edelman, and subsequently lead Energy Policy Communications at the British High Commission, New Delhi. A lawyer by profession with over six years of experience, Kazim envisages to drive change in India through the medium of policy and research.
Dileep Raju Seera is experienced Data Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology industry and developing the complex Cognitive solutions to the top MNC Clients. He is skilled in Data Science, Machine learning algorithms, Forecasting, Convolutional Neural Network, and building innovative applications using IBM Watson Platform, Bluemix API's Conversation Chat bots, Watson Discovery, Personality Insights, Visual Recognition etc. and other open source technologies. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) focused in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad. In 2016, Seera joined IBM Global Business Services Bangalore, as a Data Scientist working exclusively in the Cognitive Business Decisions Support team and actively involved with US clients in Oil and Petroleum, Healthcare and Banking sectors. He worked in building Conversational chatbots, Sentiment Analysis, Key phrases analysis of structured and unstructured data. His current research interests are Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Seera was the recipient of the Research Excellence Award from the Director of IIT Hyderabad in recognition of his outstanding research work during his Bachelors. He has three publications in reputed international conferences and proceedings. He was invited as Keynote Speaker in IEEE Techloop Congress in VIT, Vellore and delivered talks on AI. He is IBM certified Cloud Developer, certified Watson Data Platform and certified Cognitive Delivery and Practitioner.
Sanyog is a seasoned professional with 12+ years of global experience across diverse roles spanning across research, consulting, government relations, capacity management, pre-sales and solutions for industry domains such as software, hi-tech, manufacturing, information technology, retail, telecommunications and energy. He is a Global Leader at the Wipro Ltd. and leads Digital Transformation through Robotics Process Automation and AI, helping clients all over the world.
Kapil is a results-driven and innovative thought leader with a deep technology competence helping Fortune 500 companies digitize their current business model through Digital Products/Software and Service Offerings . In the past, he has been responsible for building and executing the companies digital capability blueprints on AI, Analytics and RPA for industry verticals, horizontal solutions and services offerings. This included how to bundle AI , Analytics and Digital into various service lines to drive the highest degree of impact to clients through cost optimization, revenue leakage, risk avoidance, quality improvements. Additionally, Kapil Gandhi has also been a keynote speaker in various conferences on AI, Analytics and Automation.
Sunil David has close to 25 years of experience in the IT and Telecom industry. Sunil is currently the Regional Director ( IOT ) for AT&T India based in Chennai. He is responsible for building and executing the IOT strategy for the India and the ASEAN regions , working on building a partner ecosystem for AT&T in the area of IOT devices, platforms and applications and on working on a number of Marketing initiatives to help build the AT&T brand in the IOT space.
Patricio Julian Gerpe is a TEDx speaker, co-founder of the Argentine AI community, serial entrepreneur, award-winning coder and researcher specialised in the field of decision science. He had co-funded AI start-ups such as Siuk, which worked with top-tier multinationals and UN-awarded Enpov social enterprise
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma is the Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India since January 09, 2015. He was a professor (1997-), an Institute Chair Professor (2007-) and the Head (2003-05) of Chemical Engineering, and the founding Coordinator of Nanosciences Center and Advanced Imaging Center at the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur. Ashutosh received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNYAB 1988) working with Prof. Eli Ruckenstein recipient of the US Medal of Science, his MS from the Pennsylvania State University (1984) and B.Tech. from IIT Kanpur (1982).
Ashutosh has served on the Governing Boards/Councils of over 15 prominent scientific institutions in India and has had a broad international experience as a research faculty at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine (1988-90), visiting faculty at University of Texas at Austin, University of Western Ontario, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and the World Class University Program of South Korea and as a Member of the European Research Commission
Ashutosh's research contributions are highly interdisciplinary, spanning a wide range in nanotechnology; carbon based nanocomposites and MEMS/NEMS in energy, health and environment, functional interfaces, micro/nano-mechanics of soft matter, nano-patterning and nanofabrication; colloid and interfacial engineering; biomaterials & biosurfaces; wetting, adhesion and thin polymer films;-- areas in which he has published over 300 peer reviewed papers, filed over 10 patents, given over 100 invited or key note conference presentations and mentored a nanotechnology startup.
Ashutosh is a recipient of numerous honors and awards including the inaugural Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science, TWAS Science Prize of the World Academy of Sciences, Bessel Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation, J. C. Bose Fellowship, Bhatnagar Prize, Homi J. Bhabha Award of UGC, The Syed Husain Zaheer Medal of INSA,Distinguished Alumnus Awards of IIT Kanpur and SUNY Buffalo and the Life-time Achievement Award of the Indian Science Congress.
Ashutosh is an elected Fellow of The Indian National Science Academy, The Indian Academy of Sciences, The National Academy of Sciences, India and Indian National Academy of Engineering, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials. He has also served on the Councils of the first two. He is has been an associate editor of ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy and ASME Journal of Micro- and Nano-Manufacturing and has been on the editorial boards of several journals: Carbon; ACS Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research; Current Science; Nanomaterials and Energy; Chemical Engineering Science; Journal of Colloid and Interface Science; Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering and Indian Chemical Engineer.Ashutosh's other interests are in ancient history and philosophy, poetry and art.
Experienced Data Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in Image/Video processing, Machine learning, NLP and Deep Learning. Skilled in Python, Natural Language Processing, Machine learning and deep learning. Strong information technology professional with a Master's Degree focused in Signal processing, communication and networks(SPCOM) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Entrepreneurial-spirited, Technopreneur with broad IT expertise of 18+ years in Embedded, Aerospace, Wireless, RFID, Biometrics, Smart City and Solar with strong focus on security. Versed in leveraging innovative technologies in economically challenging international environments, along with smart sourcing initiatives to respond to finance and business reality. Technology leadership earned in the complex environments, building effective disaster recovery and business continuity scenarios.Being the Founder & CEO of RitchieTech Ruth leads the Innovation and defines the Technology Roadmap, drives the organizational vision through R&D and New Product Development. Extensive experience in Embedded Technologies and IoT, held vital engineering Roles in many CMM5 Organizations. A versatile Embedded Technologist, Well connected to an efficient network of experienced and skilled professionals to help and advice in critical circumstances. Expert at motivating technical teams through unexpected challenges and cultivating people's interest to build company loyalty. Strong and proven track of building high performing teams,be it Global or Local and incubating new technology businesses . Under her Leadership , Many National Awards and International Awards are presented for the Leadership,Business Management, Quality,Technology&Innovation and recognition towards great contributions in the respective roles. Ruth is passionate about Technology and her favorites includes R&D, creating employment, Mentoring the budding entrepreneurs and loves achieving extraordinary results for clients and partners. A start up lover, Turnaround Specialist, a person with a kind heart with great responsibility towards Society.
Rejo is a senior executive with over 24 years of experience across diverse industries, with areas of expertise including Business Strategy & Development, Sales, Distribution & Marketing, P & L Management, Sales Training, Product Development & Positioning, Channel Management and Market as well as Customer Analysis & Life Cycle Management in various blue-chip organizations like Zee Entertainment, Tata Sky, Reliance Industries and BPL.
During the tenure, Rejo has successfully set up Branches and Business Units while having ensured they scale up into sustainable & profitable operations. Rejo has been critical in designing & driving strategies, with a firm eye on achieving planned ROI targets and top & bottom line numbers. He has been successful in building new business opportunities, business planning, competition management and identifying market needs as well as trends His role has been critical in ensuring sustainable, scalable and futuristic development of organizations, aligning current business needs with the overall Vision as well as Mission.
Rejo is also a regular blogger with over 18 articles published on Linkedin and soon to be on Forbes and is a keynote speaker both at home in India and internationally most recently at Dubai and Singapore.
Professor Pravat Mandal, a brain scientist works at National Brain Research Center (Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India) as Scientist VII as well as Honorary Professorial Fellow at Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne Medical School Campus, Melbourne, Australia. Prof. Mandal did his Ph.D from IIT Madras and moved to University of California, Davis, USA. Later on, he joined as an Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, USA. He worked as Associate Professor (adjunct) at Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, USA. He leads a multi-disciplinary research group at NBRC. He has published 57 research articles (h-index 27). His articles are published in prestigious journals (Nature Structural Biology, Biological Psychiatry etc.) with high impact factor. His research work on impact of anesthetics in the brain was highlighted by Scientific American Mind and New Scientist.
Prof. Mandal and his group has discovered the early diagnostic marker called glutathione, for Alzheimer's disease. His research group has made "BRAHMA" for Indian brain template and invented "BHARAT", a big data analytics for early diagnostic of Alzheimer's disease from multi-model brain imaging data. He was awarded prestigious TATA Innovation Fellowship from the Ministry of Science and Technology (Govt. of India).
Dr Avik Sarkar is an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at NITI Aayog. NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India Aayog) is a premier policy think-tank of the Government of India. Dr Sarkar is heading the Data Analytics Cell at NITI Aayog developing roadmap for use of data, analytics and artificial intelligence for Governance, Policy making and India's inclusive growth and led efforts towards setting up the first High Performance Computing based Data Analytics Lab at NITI Aayog. Dr Sarkar has been providing analytical insights for policy making across sectors like Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Direct Benefit Transfer, Innovation, Digital payments, Healthcare/Nutrition, Agriculture, etc. Dr Sarkar is engaged with the Energy Vertical at NITI Aayog instrumental in setting up the Energy Modeling Unit for the purpose of long term planning of future energy needs of India through initiatives like integrated energy modelling, energy data management, etc. Dr Sarkar has been nominated among the "Top 10 Data Scientists in India" in 2017 by the Analytics India Magazine and nominated as "LinkedIn Influencer" in the Technology space in 2015 for contribution and engaging discussions on the LinkedIn platform in areas related of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, etc.
Dr Sarkar has over 17 years of experience across different aspects of data analytics, statistical modeling, data/text mining across companies like IBM, Accenture, Nokia, NASA, Persistent Systems, Zycus, etc. In his last role at Accenture Consulting in Singapore, Dr Sarkar contributed to various data and analytics related engagements with Singapore Government like efficient reporting and resolution of municipal issues, evaluation and monitoring of secondary school education, improving operational efficiency in immigration and customs. While at IBM, Dr Sarkar made significant contributions towards developing the Monte Carlo Simulation of SPSS and the Predictive Maintenance and Quality solution for the manufacturing sector. Dr Sarkar holds a PhD from The Open University, UK, Masters from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and Bachelors from Calcutta University. Dr Sarkar has authored several technical publications and technology patents
Having studied human consciousness extensively for more than a decade including a 4 year stint in Himalayas, he is now working on building 'Artificial Consciousness' with a small team of Computer Science & Mathematics Graduates from IIT - Kanpur.He holds an MBA from IIM - Ahmedabad and is a dropout from IIT - Kanpur and JNU.
Heading IoT Business for Lenovo in APAC and MENA region, responsible for end to end. Prior to this worked as Director Strategy & Market Dev at Aris, a IoT platform and solutions player and prior led IoT and Wi-Fi strategy and business development at Bharti Airtel, India. MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and have worked as VP Technology at Goldman Sachs, New York.
Vinay have 14+ years of experience encompassing roles in strategy, partner management, business development, mobile money fraud and risk management, and building trade platforms for fixed income bonds. Founded IoT-NCR in 2015, an open meetup community with 6500+ members focused on knowledge sharing on IoT and Digital technologies, operates as not-for-profit and worlds 4th largest community. Active member of IET IoT, Nasscom AgriTech Community, and DoT TEC Smart Village WG. I am author on IoT on Quora, Your-Story, EFY Media, IoT Central, and IoT Now. Also authored white papers covering IoT Business models and Smart Buildings.
Krishnendu Dasgupta is a machine learning and AI consultant with more than 8 years of experience and is currently working with Thoucentric. He builds solutions on Voice AI , Image Recognition, Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning for use case driven problem statements in the filed of Supply Chain , Banking and Logistics. He has worked on different cloud platforms and has designed data mining architectures. He is working on and contributing towards NLP and Artificial Intelligence through his work on open forum. He has worked with major consulting firms.
He is accredited by Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp - Class of 2018 , held by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a mentor of Change-Niti Aayog from November 2018. He has published papers and reviewed technical book on Natural Language Processing. He is also contributing towards AI in Education and Health-Tech as a community developer on various social media channels.
Ruchika is the Founder & CEO of repliCMO. repliCMO is a management consulting firm focused on creation and delivery of marketing intellectual property and addressing the inherent diversity in businesses in the B2B space. repliCMO specializes in marketing IP creation for organization in emerging technology industries primarily fintech, proptech, AI, AR, Infratech. With a vision is to create a global think tank that debunks the traditional construct of marketing as a services and places it as an intellectual property creator for business.Ruchika is a seasoned B2B marketing professional with over 15 years of experience in IT/ ITes & Management consulting. She has held Marketing leadership position at brands like Concentrix (IBM GPS), Nucleus Software, The Economist & Cushman & Wakefield.
During her last stint as Marketing Head - India & APAC at Concentrix, she was recognized by World Marketing Congress as the Most Influential Marketing Technology leader for her notable contributions in Marketing in the Tech Industry.She has consulted leading growth brands on their Go-to market and Digital strategy. Lead generation and Customer acquisition through Inbound Marketing, Digital Orchestration, strategic planning and brand advocacy is her forte.
As a data enthusiast, I co-founded an innovative analytics startup FORMCEPT - a unique 'Unified Data Analysis Platform' that helps enterprises derive actionable insights from large volumes of external and internal data quickly, thereby significantly reducing the data-to-decision conversion time.Our flagship product, MECBOT, is an Open Cognitive Platform. With MECBOT we are transforming the way data analytics, deep learning, artificial intelligence (AI), predictive analytics and IoT interface with each other on a near real-time basis.
16 years of product development experience and providing leadership roles. Good track record of providing high quality products on time both as leader and as team player.
Thirty international and nine national research paper in reputed International & National Journals. Has Distinction of working as a Research Scholar under the guidance of Internationally acclaimed emeritus Prof. Dr. S. C. Gupta, Ex-Professor IIT Roorkee. projects at institute level also and owing to his excellent guidance, the model submitted by RIT undergraduate students in "Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge India Design Contest 2015" has won laurels, and he has received the Certificate of Appreciation for mentoring the students for their outstanding model. He has attended many International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Faculty Development Programs at IITs and other reputed organizations. He is guiding several students for research work.
Vartul Mittal is a leading Technology & Innovation Specialist and a seasoned Digital Transformation & Automation leader.He has 13+ years of strong Global Business Transformation experience in Management Consulting and with Global-Inhouse-Centres with a remit to drive understanding and deliver Business Operations & Technology Strategy solutions globally
He has delivered engagements for Fortune 500 organizations such as IBM, Barclays, Coca Cola India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Life Insurance and Citibank.He has lived and worked across multiple countries and cultures namely South East Asia, UK, Europe, Australia and USA involving senior client stakeholders from various industries like Financial Services Sector, FMCG and Retail. He has delivered engagements for Fortune 500 organizations such as Coca Cola India, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IBM, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Life Insurance, Citibank and Barclays
With more than 9+ years of IT industry experience, in roles spanning across consultative Sales and key account management primarily across APAC geography, Jatin has a rich experience in consulting client on Analytics, Robotic Process Automation and Mobility. He is passionate about Advance analytics, particularly Image analytics, text analytics and Audio analytics.
atin currently handles India territory for Gramener as Director, Sales and consults clients around new age technologies in Augmented analytics, RPA and cloud.
Vikas Kumar from Gramener, working as a Data Consultant & having 5+ years of experience in handling projects from the kick off meeting till final delivery.
Nishant jain is a technocrat and the MD and CEO of Robotech Pvt Ltd. He has done his MS in Mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University, USA. He has written many technical papers for reputed international journals. He has worked with various Multi-National Companies in US and UK for over 15 years.The journey from an engineer to a project manager, made him identify various gaps in the educational system that correlates to a successful career, being an employee, manager or an entrepreneur. The passion of doing something different in the field of education and give back to the society led to the birth of Robotech, a 21st century learning solution provider
He is strongly driven by the philosophy that technology should not only be used as a delivery mechanism in the education but should use "Hands-on" and should begin from early years in education, Also with fast pace technology and newer ICT products being launched frequently, it has become imperative to adapt and stay relevant to keep the students engaged.