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

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

Alex Medana

Alex Medana

Co-Founder and CEO, FinFabrik

Alex is FinFabrik CEO and co-founder, a FinTech company using advanced analytics to provide financial institutions’ clients with more personalized wealth management solutions. Previously, Alex spent 17 years in various Tier 1 global financial institutions overseeing operations across diverse asset classes, client segments and business lines in Europe and APAC. Alex is also a HK Fintech Association board member where he advocates innovation and education. His knowledge and drive for simplicity has made him a sought-after mentor, advisor and speaker.

Alex Medana

Alex Medana

Co-Founder and CEO, FinFabrik

Alex is FinFabrik CEO and co-founder, a FinTech company using advanced analytics to provide financial institutions’ clients with more personalized wealth management solutions. Previously, Alex spent 17 years in various Tier 1 global financial institutions overseeing operations across diverse asset classes, client segments and business lines in Europe and APAC. Alex is also a HK Fintech Association board member where he advocates innovation and education. His knowledge and drive for simplicity has made him a sought-after mentor, advisor and speaker.

Alex Medana

Alex Medana

Co-Founder and CEO, FinFabrik

Alex is FinFabrik CEO and co-founder, a FinTech company using advanced analytics to provide financial institutions’ clients with more personalized wealth management solutions. Previously, Alex spent 17 years in various Tier 1 global financial institutions overseeing operations across diverse asset classes, client segments and business lines in Europe and APAC. Alex is also a HK Fintech Association board member where he advocates innovation and education. His knowledge and drive for simplicity has made him a sought-after mentor, advisor and speaker.

Alex Medana

Co-Founder and CEO, FinFabrik

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

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam

Tourism minister

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

Tourism minister

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

Tourism minister

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

Tourism minister

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant

CEO, NITI Aayog

Amitabh Kant is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, IAS. He is the author of “Branding India – An Incredible Story” and has been a key driver of “Make in India”, Startup India, “Incredible India” and “God’s Own Country” campaigns which positioned and branded India and Kerala State as leading tourism destinations. These campaigns have won several international awards and embraced a host of activities – infrastructure development, product enhancement, private-public partnership and positioning and branding.
Amitabh Kant has worked as Chairman & CEO, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corporation, CMD – ITDC, Joint Secretary – Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Secretary – Tourism, Government of Kerala, Managing Director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, District Collector, Kozikhode and Managing Director, Matsyafed.

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant

CEO, NITI Aayog

Amitabh Kant is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, IAS. He is the author of “Branding India – An Incredible Story” and has been a key driver of “Make in India”, Startup India, “Incredible India” and “God’s Own Country” campaigns which positioned and branded India and Kerala State as leading tourism destinations. These campaigns have won several international awards and embraced a host of activities – infrastructure development, product enhancement, private-public partnership and positioning and branding.
Amitabh Kant has worked as Chairman & CEO, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corporation, CMD – ITDC, Joint Secretary – Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Secretary – Tourism, Government of Kerala, Managing Director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, District Collector, Kozikhode and Managing Director, Matsyafed.

Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant

CEO, NITI Aayog

Amitabh Kant is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, IAS. He is the author of “Branding India – An Incredible Story” and has been a key driver of “Make in India”, Startup India, “Incredible India” and “God’s Own Country” campaigns which positioned and branded India and Kerala State as leading tourism destinations. These campaigns have won several international awards and embraced a host of activities – infrastructure development, product enhancement, private-public partnership and positioning and branding.
Amitabh Kant has worked as Chairman & CEO, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corporation, CMD – ITDC, Joint Secretary – Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Secretary – Tourism, Government of Kerala, Managing Director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, District Collector, Kozikhode and Managing Director, Matsyafed.

Amitabh Kant

CEO &CEO, NITI Aayog

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

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

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

Atul Garg

Atul Garg

Minister of Food and Civil Supply, UP

Atul Garg is an Indian politician from Ghaziabad and Minister of State in the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Currently MLA from Ghaziabad Constituency. He is Elder Son of Dinesh Chandra Garg, Former Mayor – Ghaziabad.
He has been given the responsibility of holding various departments viz. Food and Civil Supplies, Rent Control, Consumer Protection, Weights and Measures, Food Safety and Drugs Administration.

Atul Garg

Atul Garg

Minister of Food and Civil Supply, UP

Atul Garg is an Indian politician from Ghaziabad and Minister of State in the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Currently MLA from Ghaziabad Constituency. He is Elder Son of Dinesh Chandra Garg, Former Mayor – Ghaziabad.
He has been given the responsibility of holding various departments viz. Food and Civil Supplies, Rent Control, Consumer Protection, Weights and Measures, Food Safety and Drugs Administration.

Atul Garg

Atul Garg

Minister of Food and Civil Supply, UP

Atul Garg is an Indian politician from Ghaziabad and Minister of State in the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Currently MLA from Ghaziabad Constituency. He is Elder Son of Dinesh Chandra Garg, Former Mayor – Ghaziabad.
He has been given the responsibility of holding various departments viz. Food and Civil Supplies, Rent Control, Consumer Protection, Weights and Measures, Food Safety and Drugs Administration.

Atul Garg

Minister of Food and Civil Supply, UP

B. K. Modi

B. K. Modi

Founder and Chairman, Smart Group

Bhupendra Kumar Modi, now famously known as Dr. M, is a social entrepreneur, a philanthropist and an author with more than 30 years of business leadership experience. He is also a recognized pioneer in the areas of office automation, telecom, healthcare, electric vehicles, global citizenship and omniscience. Amongst his other efforts, he also organised the UN World Peace Summit and received appreciation for his global peace efforts from the United States House of Representatives. He is currently realizing his vision to bring revolutionary new technologies to life which can transform human living for generations to come.

B. K. Modi

B. K. Modi

Founder and Chairman, Smart Group

Bhupendra Kumar Modi, now famously known as Dr. M, is a social entrepreneur, a philanthropist and an author with more than 30 years of business leadership experience. He is also a recognized pioneer in the areas of office automation, telecom, healthcare, electric vehicles, global citizenship and omniscience. Amongst his other efforts, he also organised the UN World Peace Summit and received appreciation for his global peace efforts from the United States House of Representatives. He is currently realizing his vision to bring revolutionary new technologies to life which can transform human living for generations to come.

B. K. Modi

B. K. Modi

Founder and Chairman, Smart Group

Bhupendra Kumar Modi, now famously known as Dr. M, is a social entrepreneur, a philanthropist and an author with more than 30 years of business leadership experience. He is also a recognized pioneer in the areas of office automation, telecom, healthcare, electric vehicles, global citizenship and omniscience. Amongst his other efforts, he also organised the UN World Peace Summit and received appreciation for his global peace efforts from the United States House of Representatives. He is currently realizing his vision to bring revolutionary new technologies to life which can transform human living for generations to come.

B. K. Modi

Founder and Chairman, Smart Group

Bhavish Aggarwal

Bhavish Aggarwal

Founder and CEO, Ola Cabs

Bhavish Aggarwal is an Indian entrepreneur and co-founder of Ola Cabs. He completed a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2008. He began his career with Microsoft, where he worked for two years, during which he filed two patents and published three papers in international journals. In January 2011, he co-founded Ola with Ankit Bhati in Mumbai. In 2015, his name was published in the list of richest Indians.

Bhavish Aggarwal

Bhavish Aggarwal

Founder and CEO, Ola Cabs

Bhavish Aggarwal is an Indian entrepreneur and co-founder of Ola Cabs. He completed a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2008. He began his career with Microsoft, where he worked for two years, during which he filed two patents and published three papers in international journals. In January 2011, he co-founded Ola with Ankit Bhati in Mumbai. In 2015, his name was published in the list of richest Indians.

Bhavish Aggarwal

Bhavish Aggarwal

Founder and CEO, Ola Cabs

Bhavish Aggarwal is an Indian entrepreneur and co-founder of Ola Cabs. He completed a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2008. He began his career with Microsoft, where he worked for two years, during which he filed two patents and published three papers in international journals. In January 2011, he co-founded Ola with Ankit Bhati in Mumbai. In 2015, his name was published in the list of richest Indians.

Bhavish Aggarwal

Founder and CEO, Ola Cabs

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

Clay Stranger

Clay Stranger

Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Clay Stranger is a Principal at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) where he has helped advance rapid adoption of clean energy solutions in the United States and China, including the development of pathways to 100% electric mobility. RMI has recently expanded its reach to India, where Clay has been co-leading a partnership with the Indian government and private sector to unlock market-based and scalable solutions in the transportation sector.
As Principal at RMI, Clay oversees research, communications, and diverse client engagements. Clay is the founding Project Manager of Reinventing Fire: China, a partnership with the Chinese government to examine the maximum feasible share of renewables and energy efficiency in the Chinese economy through 2050. The project developed a rigorous analytic model and report to inform China’s energy future. Clay is a recognized thought leader on restorative resource management and has worked on energy strategy in more than a dozen countries.
Prior to joining RMI, Clay worked in the agriculture and land use sector, marketing, and social-business incubation. As a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, he has led expeditions in the Sierra Nevada, Himalaya, and Rocky Mountains. Clay holds a BA in Ecology and Philosophy from the University of California; and an MBA from Presidio University in Seattle.

Clay Stranger

Clay Stranger

Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Clay Stranger is a Principal at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) where he has helped advance rapid adoption of clean energy solutions in the United States and China, including the development of pathways to 100% electric mobility. RMI has recently expanded its reach to India, where Clay has been co-leading a partnership with the Indian government and private sector to unlock market-based and scalable solutions in the transportation sector.
As Principal at RMI, Clay oversees research, communications, and diverse client engagements. Clay is the founding Project Manager of Reinventing Fire: China, a partnership with the Chinese government to examine the maximum feasible share of renewables and energy efficiency in the Chinese economy through 2050. The project developed a rigorous analytic model and report to inform China’s energy future. Clay is a recognized thought leader on restorative resource management and has worked on energy strategy in more than a dozen countries.
Prior to joining RMI, Clay worked in the agriculture and land use sector, marketing, and social-business incubation. As a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, he has led expeditions in the Sierra Nevada, Himalaya, and Rocky Mountains. Clay holds a BA in Ecology and Philosophy from the University of California; and an MBA from Presidio University in Seattle.

Clay Stranger

Clay Stranger

Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Clay Stranger is a Principal at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) where he has helped advance rapid adoption of clean energy solutions in the United States and China, including the development of pathways to 100% electric mobility. RMI has recently expanded its reach to India, where Clay has been co-leading a partnership with the Indian government and private sector to unlock market-based and scalable solutions in the transportation sector.
As Principal at RMI, Clay oversees research, communications, and diverse client engagements. Clay is the founding Project Manager of Reinventing Fire: China, a partnership with the Chinese government to examine the maximum feasible share of renewables and energy efficiency in the Chinese economy through 2050. The project developed a rigorous analytic model and report to inform China’s energy future. Clay is a recognized thought leader on restorative resource management and has worked on energy strategy in more than a dozen countries.
Prior to joining RMI, Clay worked in the agriculture and land use sector, marketing, and social-business incubation. As a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, he has led expeditions in the Sierra Nevada, Himalaya, and Rocky Mountains. Clay holds a BA in Ecology and Philosophy from the University of California; and an MBA from Presidio University in Seattle.

Clay Stranger

Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

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

Edgar Lungu

Hon. Edgar Lungu

President of Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu  is a Zambian politician who has been the President of Zambia since January 2015. He has previously served as Minister of Justice and Minister of Defense. He is a graduate with LLB from the University of Zambia and has also worked with the law firm Andre Masiye and Company in Lusaka. Before he joined politics, he also underwent military officer training under Zambia National Service (ZNS).
He has also served as Junior Minister in the Vice-President’s office, subsequent of which he was promoted to Minister of Home Affairs.

Edgar Lungu

Hon. Edgar Lungu

President of Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu  is a Zambian politician who has been the President of Zambia since January 2015. He has previously served as Minister of Justice and Minister of Defense. He is a graduate with LLB from the University of Zambia and has also worked with the law firm Andre Masiye and Company in Lusaka. Before he joined politics, he also underwent military officer training under Zambia National Service (ZNS).
He has also served as Junior Minister in the Vice-President’s office, subsequent of which he was promoted to Minister of Home Affairs.

Edgar Lungu

Hon. Edgar Lungu

President of Zambia

Edgar Chagwa Lungu  is a Zambian politician who has been the President of Zambia since January 2015. He has previously served as Minister of Justice and Minister of Defense. He is a graduate with LLB from the University of Zambia and has also worked with the law firm Andre Masiye and Company in Lusaka. Before he joined politics, he also underwent military officer training under Zambia National Service (ZNS).
He has also served as Junior Minister in the Vice-President’s office, subsequent of which he was promoted to Minister of Home Affairs.

Hon. Edgar Lungu

President of Zambia

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

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

Hon. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

President of Mozambique

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi is the fourth President of Mozambique, in office since 2015. He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014. he was the candidate of the ruling party, Frelimo, in the 2014 presidential election.

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

Hon. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

President of Mozambique

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi is the fourth President of Mozambique, in office since 2015. He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014. he was the candidate of the ruling party, Frelimo, in the 2014 presidential election.

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

Hon. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

President of Mozambique

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi is the fourth President of Mozambique, in office since 2015. He previously served as Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014. he was the candidate of the ruling party, Frelimo, in the 2014 presidential election.

Hon. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi

President of Mozambique

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

Gregory Simon

Gregory Simon

CEO and Co-Founder, Loyyal

Gregory Simon is the CEO and Co-Founder of Loyyal, a universal platform for the loyalty and rewards industry using blockchain and smart contract technology. He has been involved in the Blockchain industry since early 2013 and is passionate about it’s positive transformational potential. Prior to discovering blockchain, he was in investment banking for 12 years based out of Tokyo, Japan. He is a member of the Dubai Global Blockchain Council and Founding Member/current President of the Bitcoin Association. He is a CPA and a CBP (Certified Blockchain Professional)

Gregory Simon

Gregory Simon

CEO and Co-Founder, Loyyal

Gregory Simon is the CEO and Co-Founder of Loyyal, a universal platform for the loyalty and rewards industry using blockchain and smart contract technology. He has been involved in the Blockchain industry since early 2013 and is passionate about it’s positive transformational potential. Prior to discovering blockchain, he was in investment banking for 12 years based out of Tokyo, Japan. He is a member of the Dubai Global Blockchain Council and Founding Member/current President of the Bitcoin Association. He is a CPA and a CBP (Certified Blockchain Professional)

Gregory Simon

Gregory Simon

CEO and Co-Founder, Loyyal

Gregory Simon is the CEO and Co-Founder of Loyyal, a universal platform for the loyalty and rewards industry using blockchain and smart contract technology. He has been involved in the Blockchain industry since early 2013 and is passionate about it’s positive transformational potential. Prior to discovering blockchain, he was in investment banking for 12 years based out of Tokyo, Japan. He is a member of the Dubai Global Blockchain Council and Founding Member/current President of the Bitcoin Association. He is a CPA and a CBP (Certified Blockchain Professional)

Gregory Simon

CEO and Co-Founder, Loyyal

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

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

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

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

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

Hari Om Rai

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

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

Hari Om Rai

Co Founder, Lava International

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

Ibrahim Qasim

Ibrahim Qasim

Head of credit inv. and Debt Finance, QINVEST

Ibrahim joined QINVEST in 2016 from Deutsche Bank, where he was Global Head of Islamic Finance Structuring and a senior member of the Emerging Markets Structured Credit and Financing Structuring team.
In a career spanning over 15 years, he has built extensive experience structuring and executing credit and acquisition finance solutions, capital markets transactions, as well as asset and liability management/restructuring mandates across MENA, Turkey and South East Asia.

Ibrahim Qasim

Ibrahim Qasim

Head of credit inv. and Debt Finance, QINVEST

Ibrahim joined QINVEST in 2016 from Deutsche Bank, where he was Global Head of Islamic Finance Structuring and a senior member of the Emerging Markets Structured Credit and Financing Structuring team.
In a career spanning over 15 years, he has built extensive experience structuring and executing credit and acquisition finance solutions, capital markets transactions, as well as asset and liability management/restructuring mandates across MENA, Turkey and South East Asia.

Ibrahim Qasim

Ibrahim Qasim

Head of credit inv. and Debt Finance, QINVEST

Ibrahim joined QINVEST in 2016 from Deutsche Bank, where he was Global Head of Islamic Finance Structuring and a senior member of the Emerging Markets Structured Credit and Financing Structuring team.
In a career spanning over 15 years, he has built extensive experience structuring and executing credit and acquisition finance solutions, capital markets transactions, as well as asset and liability management/restructuring mandates across MENA, Turkey and South East Asia.

Ibrahim Qasim

Head of credit inv. and Debt Finance, QINVEST

Idriss Deby

Idriss Deby

President of Chad

Idriss Déby Itno is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990. He is also head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. He is of the Bidyat clan of the Zaghawa ethnic group. He won elections in 1996 and 2001, and after term limits were eliminated he won again in 2006, 2011, and 2016. He added “Itno” to his surname in January 2006. He is a graduate of Muammar Gaddafi’s World Revolutionary Center.

Idriss Deby

Idriss Deby

President of Chad

Idriss Déby Itno is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990. He is also head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. He is of the Bidyat clan of the Zaghawa ethnic group. He won elections in 1996 and 2001, and after term limits were eliminated he won again in 2006, 2011, and 2016. He added “Itno” to his surname in January 2006. He is a graduate of Muammar Gaddafi’s World Revolutionary Center.

Idriss Deby

Idriss Deby

President of Chad

Idriss Déby Itno is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990. He is also head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. He is of the Bidyat clan of the Zaghawa ethnic group. He won elections in 1996 and 2001, and after term limits were eliminated he won again in 2006, 2011, and 2016. He added “Itno” to his surname in January 2006. He is a graduate of Muammar Gaddafi’s World Revolutionary Center.

Idriss Deby

President of Chad

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

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

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

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

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

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

James Scott Mccallum

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

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

James Scott Mccallum

Former Governor, Wisconsin

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

Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India

Jayant Sinha is the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and formerly the Minister of State for Finance. He has also been an investment fund manager and management consultant. He is also the BJP Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.
His prior business experience includes twelve years with McKinsey & Company as a partner in the Boston and Delhi offices. At McKinsey, he co-led the global Software and IT Services practice. He was most recently a partner at Omidyar Network (ON), an investment firm with over billion $ in invested capital.

Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India

Jayant Sinha is the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and formerly the Minister of State for Finance. He has also been an investment fund manager and management consultant. He is also the BJP Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.
His prior business experience includes twelve years with McKinsey & Company as a partner in the Boston and Delhi offices. At McKinsey, he co-led the global Software and IT Services practice. He was most recently a partner at Omidyar Network (ON), an investment firm with over billion $ in invested capital.

Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India

Jayant Sinha is the Minister of State for Civil Aviation and formerly the Minister of State for Finance. He has also been an investment fund manager and management consultant. He is also the BJP Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.
His prior business experience includes twelve years with McKinsey & Company as a partner in the Boston and Delhi offices. At McKinsey, he co-led the global Software and IT Services practice. He was most recently a partner at Omidyar Network (ON), an investment firm with over billion $ in invested capital.

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India

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

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Indian children’s rights activist and Founder of Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children’s rights activist who founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The architect of the Global March Against Child Labour and also the founding President of the Global Campaign for Education and GoodWeave International, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.
Also a member of several high level groups on child labour and education, he has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, International Labour Conference, UN Human Rights Commission, UNESCO and is one of the commissioners of the high-level International Commission on the Financing of Global Education Opportunities.

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Indian children’s rights activist and Founder of Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children’s rights activist who founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The architect of the Global March Against Child Labour and also the founding President of the Global Campaign for Education and GoodWeave International, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.
Also a member of several high level groups on child labour and education, he has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, International Labour Conference, UN Human Rights Commission, UNESCO and is one of the commissioners of the high-level International Commission on the Financing of Global Education Opportunities.

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Indian children’s rights activist and Founder of Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children’s rights activist who founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The architect of the Global March Against Child Labour and also the founding President of the Global Campaign for Education and GoodWeave International, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.
Also a member of several high level groups on child labour and education, he has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, International Labour Conference, UN Human Rights Commission, UNESCO and is one of the commissioners of the high-level International Commission on the Financing of Global Education Opportunities.

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Indian children’s rights activist and Founder of Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation

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

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.

Luis Gomez

Luis Gomez

(Barcelona) : International Director, Barcelona Smart City Expo, Fiera Barcelona

V.P. of International Strategy at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona (www.smartcityexpo.com), the premiere international event convening the world’s leading experts on smart cities. Business leaders, municipalities, innovative thinkers and key decision makers from all around the world gather to share insights, results and strategies for tackling the challenges facing cities globally. He has organized other Smart Cities events in cities like Medellin, Bogota, Brasilia, Shanghai, Seoul, Tel Avivs former Director of Strategic Sectors at the City Council of Barcelona (2006-2011), he collaborated in the design, promotion and implementation of the strategic plan for sustainable mobility and smart city initiatives in the city of Barcelona.

Luis Gomez

Luis Gomez

(Barcelona) : International Director, Barcelona Smart City Expo, Fiera Barcelona

V.P. of International Strategy at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona (www.smartcityexpo.com), the premiere international event convening the world’s leading experts on smart cities. Business leaders, municipalities, innovative thinkers and key decision makers from all around the world gather to share insights, results and strategies for tackling the challenges facing cities globally. He has organized other Smart Cities events in cities like Medellin, Bogota, Brasilia, Shanghai, Seoul, Tel Avivs former Director of Strategic Sectors at the City Council of Barcelona (2006-2011), he collaborated in the design, promotion and implementation of the strategic plan for sustainable mobility and smart city initiatives in the city of Barcelona.

Luis Gomez

Luis Gomez

(Barcelona) : International Director, Barcelona Smart City Expo, Fiera Barcelona

V.P. of International Strategy at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona (www.smartcityexpo.com), the premiere international event convening the world’s leading experts on smart cities. Business leaders, municipalities, innovative thinkers and key decision makers from all around the world gather to share insights, results and strategies for tackling the challenges facing cities globally. He has organized other Smart Cities events in cities like Medellin, Bogota, Brasilia, Shanghai, Seoul, Tel Avivs former Director of Strategic Sectors at the City Council of Barcelona (2006-2011), he collaborated in the design, promotion and implementation of the strategic plan for sustainable mobility and smart city initiatives in the city of Barcelona.

Luis Gomez

(Barcelona) : International Director, Barcelona Smart City Expo, Fiera Barcelona

M.J. Akbar

M.J. Akbar

Hon. Minister of State of External Affairs, Government of India

M. J. Akbar is the Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India. He is also a member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. Earlier he was the editor of India’s weekly magazine news Sunday, and The Telegraph and The Asian Age. He has also been editorial director of India Today and The Sunday Guardian.
He served as an elected Member of Parliament between 1989 and 1991.

M.J. Akbar

M.J. Akbar

Hon. Minister of State of External Affairs, Government of India

M. J. Akbar is the Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India. He is also a member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. Earlier he was the editor of India’s weekly magazine news Sunday, and The Telegraph and The Asian Age. He has also been editorial director of India Today and The Sunday Guardian.
He served as an elected Member of Parliament between 1989 and 1991.

M.J. Akbar

M.J. Akbar

Hon. Minister of State of External Affairs, Government of India

M. J. Akbar is the Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India. He is also a member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. Earlier he was the editor of India’s weekly magazine news Sunday, and The Telegraph and The Asian Age. He has also been editorial director of India Today and The Sunday Guardian.
He served as an elected Member of Parliament between 1989 and 1991.

M.J. Akbar

Hon. Minister of State of External Affairs, Government of India

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.

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 Kumar Upadhyay

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Founder, ACME Group

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, founder of ACME Group is an innovator, technologist and serial entrepreneur with several patents in his credit. He is inventor of many disruptive products/solutions which have seen large scale commercial success in their domain namely Power interface unit (PIU), Green Shelter, PCM (which became generic name in the area of telecom and clean energy).
He is progressively establishing an organization to excel with a vision of “Building next generation utility” and mission of “Providing sustainable green energy at affordable Rate”.

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Founder, ACME Group

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, founder of ACME Group is an innovator, technologist and serial entrepreneur with several patents in his credit. He is inventor of many disruptive products/solutions which have seen large scale commercial success in their domain namely Power interface unit (PIU), Green Shelter, PCM (which became generic name in the area of telecom and clean energy).
He is progressively establishing an organization to excel with a vision of “Building next generation utility” and mission of “Providing sustainable green energy at affordable Rate”.

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Founder, ACME Group

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, founder of ACME Group is an innovator, technologist and serial entrepreneur with several patents in his credit. He is inventor of many disruptive products/solutions which have seen large scale commercial success in their domain namely Power interface unit (PIU), Green Shelter, PCM (which became generic name in the area of telecom and clean energy).
He is progressively establishing an organization to excel with a vision of “Building next generation utility” and mission of “Providing sustainable green energy at affordable Rate”.

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay

Founder, ACME Group

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

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

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Founder, Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp.

Masayoshi Son is a Korean-descendant Japanese businessman. According to Forbes magazine, his estimated net worth is US $20.4 billion and he is the richest man in Japan, despite having the distinction of losing the most money in history (approximately $70bn during the dot com crash of 2000). He is also a philanthropist.
He was named the world’s 45th most powerful person by Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2013.

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Founder, Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp.

Masayoshi Son is a Korean-descendant Japanese businessman. According to Forbes magazine, his estimated net worth is US $20.4 billion and he is the richest man in Japan, despite having the distinction of losing the most money in history (approximately $70bn during the dot com crash of 2000). He is also a philanthropist.
He was named the world’s 45th most powerful person by Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2013.

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Founder, Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp.

Masayoshi Son is a Korean-descendant Japanese businessman. According to Forbes magazine, his estimated net worth is US $20.4 billion and he is the richest man in Japan, despite having the distinction of losing the most money in history (approximately $70bn during the dot com crash of 2000). He is also a philanthropist.
He was named the world’s 45th most powerful person by Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People in 2013.

Masayoshi Son

Founder, Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp.

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

Mehmet Kutman

Mehmet Kutman

Chairman, Global Investment Holdings

Mehmet Kutman is a founding shareholder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Investment Holdings. Actively involved in business development at the Company level, he also serves on the boards of directors of several Global Investment Holdings’ operating subsidiaries and affiliates, including Global Port Holdings, Ege Ports, Port Akdeniz, Bodrum Cruise Port, and energy sector companies involved in natural gas distribution, power generation and mining.
He also served on the board of directors of Alarko REIT (Alarko Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.), a BİST listed real estate investment trust. He is a member of TUSIAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association) and DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board).

Mehmet Kutman

Mehmet Kutman

Chairman, Global Investment Holdings

Mehmet Kutman is a founding shareholder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Investment Holdings. Actively involved in business development at the Company level, he also serves on the boards of directors of several Global Investment Holdings’ operating subsidiaries and affiliates, including Global Port Holdings, Ege Ports, Port Akdeniz, Bodrum Cruise Port, and energy sector companies involved in natural gas distribution, power generation and mining.
He also served on the board of directors of Alarko REIT (Alarko Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.), a BİST listed real estate investment trust. He is a member of TUSIAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association) and DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board).

Mehmet Kutman

Mehmet Kutman

Chairman, Global Investment Holdings

Mehmet Kutman is a founding shareholder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Investment Holdings. Actively involved in business development at the Company level, he also serves on the boards of directors of several Global Investment Holdings’ operating subsidiaries and affiliates, including Global Port Holdings, Ege Ports, Port Akdeniz, Bodrum Cruise Port, and energy sector companies involved in natural gas distribution, power generation and mining.
He also served on the board of directors of Alarko REIT (Alarko Gayrimenkul Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.), a BİST listed real estate investment trust. He is a member of TUSIAD (Turkish Industry & Business Association) and DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board).

Mehmet Kutman

Chairman, Global Investment Holdings

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

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

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman

Hon. Minister of Defence, Government of India

Nirmala Sitharaman is currently serving as the Defence Minister of India. Earlier, she was Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
She also worked as a Senior Manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and for BBC World Service. She is one of the founding directors of Pranava school in Hyderabad. She was a former member of the National Commission for Women.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman

Hon. Minister of Defence, Government of India

Nirmala Sitharaman is currently serving as the Defence Minister of India. Earlier, she was Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
She also worked as a Senior Manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and for BBC World Service. She is one of the founding directors of Pranava school in Hyderabad. She was a former member of the National Commission for Women.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman

Hon. Minister of Defence, Government of India

Nirmala Sitharaman is currently serving as the Defence Minister of India. Earlier, she was Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
She also worked as a Senior Manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and for BBC World Service. She is one of the founding directors of Pranava school in Hyderabad. She was a former member of the National Commission for Women.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Hon. Minister of Defence, Government of India

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

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

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

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

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

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

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

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

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

Nitin Gadkari

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

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

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

Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

CEO, NIO U.S.

Padmasree Warrior is Chief Executive Officer of NIO U.S. She also serves as the Chief Development Officer of NIO, as well as a member of its Board of Directors. In these capacities, she is responsible for the brains of NIO’s autonomous, electric vehicles and the overall user experience.
Fortune Magazine called her one of four rising stars on its Most Powerful Women list, placing her between the 10 “highest paid” and the “Young and Powerful” categories. In 2005, The Economic Times ranked Warrior as the 11th Most Influential Global Indian. In 2001 she was one of six women nationwide selected to receive the “Women Elevating Science and Technology” award from Working Woman Magazine. As of 2014, she is listed as the 71st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

CEO, NIO U.S.

Padmasree Warrior is Chief Executive Officer of NIO U.S. She also serves as the Chief Development Officer of NIO, as well as a member of its Board of Directors. In these capacities, she is responsible for the brains of NIO’s autonomous, electric vehicles and the overall user experience.
Fortune Magazine called her one of four rising stars on its Most Powerful Women list, placing her between the 10 “highest paid” and the “Young and Powerful” categories. In 2005, The Economic Times ranked Warrior as the 11th Most Influential Global Indian. In 2001 she was one of six women nationwide selected to receive the “Women Elevating Science and Technology” award from Working Woman Magazine. As of 2014, she is listed as the 71st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior

CEO, NIO U.S.

Padmasree Warrior is Chief Executive Officer of NIO U.S. She also serves as the Chief Development Officer of NIO, as well as a member of its Board of Directors. In these capacities, she is responsible for the brains of NIO’s autonomous, electric vehicles and the overall user experience.
Fortune Magazine called her one of four rising stars on its Most Powerful Women list, placing her between the 10 “highest paid” and the “Young and Powerful” categories. In 2005, The Economic Times ranked Warrior as the 11th Most Influential Global Indian. In 2001 she was one of six women nationwide selected to receive the “Women Elevating Science and Technology” award from Working Woman Magazine. As of 2014, she is listed as the 71st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Padmasree Warrior

CEO, NIO U.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

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

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group and Executive Director, India School of Business

Purnendu C. Chatterjee, Ph.D., serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Chatterjee Management Co. He is also Founder and Chairman at The Chatterjee Group and serves as the President and Director of S-C Rig Co. He is a Co-Founder of Haldia Petrochemicals Limited. He serves as Member of Executive Board and Member of Governing Board of Indian School of Business. Chatterjee is an investor in public and private companies and has served as the Financial Manager at George Soros Organization for approximately 15 years. Previously, he was a Partner at McKinsey and Company. He serves as the Chairman of TCGIvega Information Technologies Private Limited. He serves as Chairman of the Board at LabVantage Solutions Inc. and TCG Lifesciences Ltd. He has been Director of TCG Lifesciences Ltd. since August 1998.

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group and Executive Director, India School of Business

Purnendu C. Chatterjee, Ph.D., serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Chatterjee Management Co. He is also Founder and Chairman at The Chatterjee Group and serves as the President and Director of S-C Rig Co. He is a Co-Founder of Haldia Petrochemicals Limited. He serves as Member of Executive Board and Member of Governing Board of Indian School of Business. Chatterjee is an investor in public and private companies and has served as the Financial Manager at George Soros Organization for approximately 15 years. Previously, he was a Partner at McKinsey and Company. He serves as the Chairman of TCGIvega Information Technologies Private Limited. He serves as Chairman of the Board at LabVantage Solutions Inc. and TCG Lifesciences Ltd. He has been Director of TCG Lifesciences Ltd. since August 1998.

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group and Executive Director, India School of Business

Purnendu C. Chatterjee, Ph.D., serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Chatterjee Management Co. He is also Founder and Chairman at The Chatterjee Group and serves as the President and Director of S-C Rig Co. He is a Co-Founder of Haldia Petrochemicals Limited. He serves as Member of Executive Board and Member of Governing Board of Indian School of Business. Chatterjee is an investor in public and private companies and has served as the Financial Manager at George Soros Organization for approximately 15 years. Previously, he was a Partner at McKinsey and Company. He serves as the Chairman of TCGIvega Information Technologies Private Limited. He serves as Chairman of the Board at LabVantage Solutions Inc. and TCG Lifesciences Ltd. He has been Director of TCG Lifesciences Ltd. since August 1998.

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Founder and Chairman, The Chatterjee Group and Executive Director, Indian School of Business

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

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

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

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

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

Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

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

Rajeev Misra

Director, SoftBank Group Corp. CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Rajiv Lall

Rajiv Lall

Founder, MD and CEO, IDFC

Rajiv Lall is Founder MD & CEO of IDFC Bank since October 1, 2015. Previously, he was Executive Chairman of IDFC Limited. In his current role at IDFC Bank, he is leading the Bank’s strategy to drive financial inclusion at scale, a key pillar of which is to use technology. A veteran economist for 30 years,he has been an active part of the finance and policy landscape, both in India and internationally. In his diverse career, he has also held leadership roles in global investment banks and multilateral agencies. His expertise spans project finance, private equity/venture capital, international capital markets, trade, infrastructure and macroeconomic policy issues, with a particular focus on emerging markets including India and China.

Rajiv Lall

Rajiv Lall

Founder, MD and CEO, IDFC

Rajiv Lall is Founder MD & CEO of IDFC Bank since October 1, 2015. Previously, he was Executive Chairman of IDFC Limited. In his current role at IDFC Bank, he is leading the Bank’s strategy to drive financial inclusion at scale, a key pillar of which is to use technology. A veteran economist for 30 years,he has been an active part of the finance and policy landscape, both in India and internationally. In his diverse career, he has also held leadership roles in global investment banks and multilateral agencies. His expertise spans project finance, private equity/venture capital, international capital markets, trade, infrastructure and macroeconomic policy issues, with a particular focus on emerging markets including India and China.

Rajiv Lall

Rajiv Lall

Founder, MD and CEO, IDFC

Rajiv Lall is Founder MD & CEO of IDFC Bank since October 1, 2015. Previously, he was Executive Chairman of IDFC Limited. In his current role at IDFC Bank, he is leading the Bank’s strategy to drive financial inclusion at scale, a key pillar of which is to use technology. A veteran economist for 30 years,he has been an active part of the finance and policy landscape, both in India and internationally. In his diverse career, he has also held leadership roles in global investment banks and multilateral agencies. His expertise spans project finance, private equity/venture capital, international capital markets, trade, infrastructure and macroeconomic policy issues, with a particular focus on emerging markets including India and China.

Rajiv Lall

Founder, MD and CEO, IDFC

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav

National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party

Ram Madhav is an Indian politician, writer and journalist. He serves as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a former member of the National Executive of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and has authored several books.
He served as a director in several film censor boards and educational institutes of India and also worked as a journalist for over 20 years with RSS sponsored publications and authored more than twelve books. He serves as the Director of the India Foundation, an RSS-aligned think-tank focused on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the Indian polity.

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav

National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party

Ram Madhav is an Indian politician, writer and journalist. He serves as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a former member of the National Executive of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and has authored several books.
He served as a director in several film censor boards and educational institutes of India and also worked as a journalist for over 20 years with RSS sponsored publications and authored more than twelve books. He serves as the Director of the India Foundation, an RSS-aligned think-tank focused on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the Indian polity.

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav

National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party

Ram Madhav is an Indian politician, writer and journalist. He serves as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a former member of the National Executive of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and has authored several books.
He served as a director in several film censor boards and educational institutes of India and also worked as a journalist for over 20 years with RSS sponsored publications and authored more than twelve books. He serves as the Director of the India Foundation, an RSS-aligned think-tank focused on the issues, challenges and opportunities of the Indian polity.

Ram Madhav

National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party

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

RCM Reddy

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. In the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, he 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

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. In the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, he 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

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. In the capacity of MD & CEO of these companies, he 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

SAIF AL ALEELI

SAIF AL ALEELI

CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

Saif Al Aleeli currently holds the position as the CEO of Dubai Future Foundation.
He currently serves in many positions such as being the Coordinator General of the UAE for Good Awards, the founding member of the Global Blockchain Council, the Secretary General of the World Federation of Future Sports, and a member of the World Government summit Organizing Committee.
He is also a member of the board at TECOM group, and a member of the Higher Executive Committee of the Mohammed Bin Rashed Global Initiatives

SAIF AL ALEELI

SAIF AL ALEELI

CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

Saif Al Aleeli currently holds the position as the CEO of Dubai Future Foundation.
He currently serves in many positions such as being the Coordinator General of the UAE for Good Awards, the founding member of the Global Blockchain Council, the Secretary General of the World Federation of Future Sports, and a member of the World Government summit Organizing Committee.
He is also a member of the board at TECOM group, and a member of the Higher Executive Committee of the Mohammed Bin Rashed Global Initiatives

SAIF AL ALEELI

SAIF AL ALEELI

CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

Saif Al Aleeli currently holds the position as the CEO of Dubai Future Foundation.
He currently serves in many positions such as being the Coordinator General of the UAE for Good Awards, the founding member of the Global Blockchain Council, the Secretary General of the World Federation of Future Sports, and a member of the World Government summit Organizing Committee.
He is also a member of the board at TECOM group, and a member of the Higher Executive Committee of the Mohammed Bin Rashed Global Initiatives

Saif Al Aleeli

CEO, Dubai Future Foundation

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

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Career counselor/ Country Head – WOW Factors India

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. It is Dr. Shankar’s mission to provide tools and strategies that everyone looks for to accomplish their goals, realize their true desires and transcend or surpass beyond their limiting beliefs and fears. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a recipient of prestigious award at South African Creativity Foundation in 2012 as “CREATIVE THINKER & Beyonder Award in 2014”. Dr. Shankar Goenka is also a recipient of Beyonder Lifetime Award in 2013, 2014 and 2015 & many National awards.
Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. He has explained how people are intrinsically the same, but it is their thought process that sets them apart and determines their future. 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. He has spoken to over 150 Corporates and PSUs, including Global Fortune 500 companies and 200 Schools & Colleges, and his presentations have a record of generating an immediate improvement in quality of thoughts, communication, relationships, massive increase in work performance and reduction in conflict between staff members and families.

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Career counselor/ Country Head – WOW Factors India

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. It is Dr. Shankar’s mission to provide tools and strategies that everyone looks for to accomplish their goals, realize their true desires and transcend or surpass beyond their limiting beliefs and fears. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a recipient of prestigious award at South African Creativity Foundation in 2012 as “CREATIVE THINKER & Beyonder Award in 2014”. Dr. Shankar Goenka is also a recipient of Beyonder Lifetime Award in 2013, 2014 and 2015 & many National awards.
Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. He has explained how people are intrinsically the same, but it is their thought process that sets them apart and determines their future. 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. He has spoken to over 150 Corporates and PSUs, including Global Fortune 500 companies and 200 Schools & Colleges, and his presentations have a record of generating an immediate improvement in quality of thoughts, communication, relationships, massive increase in work performance and reduction in conflict between staff members and families.

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Career counselor/ Country Head – WOW Factors India

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. It is Dr. Shankar’s mission to provide tools and strategies that everyone looks for to accomplish their goals, realize their true desires and transcend or surpass beyond their limiting beliefs and fears. Dr. Shankar Goenka is a recipient of prestigious award at South African Creativity Foundation in 2012 as “CREATIVE THINKER & Beyonder Award in 2014”. Dr. Shankar Goenka is also a recipient of Beyonder Lifetime Award in 2013, 2014 and 2015 & many National awards.
Dr. Goenka has worked with an extensive range of people including CEOs, Educators, Students and Industrialists. He has explained how people are intrinsically the same, but it is their thought process that sets them apart and determines their future. 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. He has spoken to over 150 Corporates and PSUs, including Global Fortune 500 companies and 200 Schools & Colleges, and his presentations have a record of generating an immediate improvement in quality of thoughts, communication, relationships, massive increase in work performance and reduction in conflict between staff members and families.

Dr. Shankar Goenka

Career counselor/ Country Head – WOW Factors India

Shantanu Gupta

Shantanu Gupta

Founder, Yuva Foundation and Indian Author and political analyst

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

Shantanu Gupta

Founder, Yuva Foundation and Indian Author and political analyst

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

Shantanu Gupta

Founder, Yuva Foundation and Indian Author and political analyst

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

Founder, Yuva Foundation and Indian Author and Political Analyst

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

Shaurya Doval

Shaurya Doval

Director, India Foundation Founding Partner, Gemini Financial Services

Shaurya Doval is a Founding Partner at Gemini Financial Services. He is also a Chief Executive Officer of India Operations and Investor Coverage.Previously he was the Managing Director of Zeus Caps which is now merged with Gemini Financial Services, where he leads the principal investment initiatives and deal originations in India. He is also a Director at India Foundation.

Shaurya Doval

Shaurya Doval

Director, India Foundation Founding Partner, Gemini Financial Services

Shaurya Doval is a Founding Partner at Gemini Financial Services. He is also a Chief Executive Officer of India Operations and Investor Coverage.Previously he was the Managing Director of Zeus Caps which is now merged with Gemini Financial Services, where he leads the principal investment initiatives and deal originations in India. He is also a Director at India Foundation.

Shaurya Doval

Shaurya Doval

Director, India Foundation Founding Partner, Gemini Financial Services

Shaurya Doval is a Founding Partner at Gemini Financial Services. He is also a Chief Executive Officer of India Operations and Investor Coverage.Previously he was the Managing Director of Zeus Caps which is now merged with Gemini Financial Services, where he leads the principal investment initiatives and deal originations in India. He is also a Director at India Foundation.

Shaurya Doval

Director, India Foundation Founding Partner, Gemini Financial Services

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

Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar

Co founder and Executive Chairman, Hyperloop One

Shervin Pishevar is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery. As an angel investor, Pishevar has seeded more than 60 companies. He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.
Pishevar was awarded an Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2016, and in 2015, he was appointed by Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar

Co founder and Executive Chairman, Hyperloop One

Shervin Pishevar is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery. As an angel investor, Pishevar has seeded more than 60 companies. He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.
Pishevar was awarded an Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2016, and in 2015, he was appointed by Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar

Co founder and Executive Chairman, Hyperloop One

Shervin Pishevar is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery. As an angel investor, Pishevar has seeded more than 60 companies. He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.
Pishevar was awarded an Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2016, and in 2015, he was appointed by Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Shervin Pishevar

Co founder and Executive Chairman, Hyperloop One

Shourav Lahiri

Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC

Shourav is the Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC, a Singapore law firm, and also Principal of Lahiri, a Hong Kong law firm. He has been practising for over 20 years. He founded Lahiri LLC in Singapore in January 2014 after having spent 10 years with Pinsent Masons LLP where he was a Partner, and established Lahiri in Hong Kong in October 2017.
Shourav is a specialist engineering, construction and arbitration lawyer and has also acted as counsel on several major environmental and town planning disputes. He specialises in advising and representing clients in the infrastructure and building, power, onshore and offshore oil & gas (including petrochemical) sectors on the design, engineering, procurement and construction of projects. He has also represented major construction companies in investigations and sanctions proceedings brought by the World Bank.

Shourav Lahiri

Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC

Shourav is the Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC, a Singapore law firm, and also Principal of Lahiri, a Hong Kong law firm. He has been practising for over 20 years. He founded Lahiri LLC in Singapore in January 2014 after having spent 10 years with Pinsent Masons LLP where he was a Partner, and established Lahiri in Hong Kong in October 2017.
Shourav is a specialist engineering, construction and arbitration lawyer and has also acted as counsel on several major environmental and town planning disputes. He specialises in advising and representing clients in the infrastructure and building, power, onshore and offshore oil & gas (including petrochemical) sectors on the design, engineering, procurement and construction of projects. He has also represented major construction companies in investigations and sanctions proceedings brought by the World Bank.

Shourav Lahiri

Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC

Shourav is the Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC, a Singapore law firm, and also Principal of Lahiri, a Hong Kong law firm. He has been practising for over 20 years. He founded Lahiri LLC in Singapore in January 2014 after having spent 10 years with Pinsent Masons LLP where he was a Partner, and established Lahiri in Hong Kong in October 2017.
Shourav is a specialist engineering, construction and arbitration lawyer and has also acted as counsel on several major environmental and town planning disputes. He specialises in advising and representing clients in the infrastructure and building, power, onshore and offshore oil & gas (including petrochemical) sectors on the design, engineering, procurement and construction of projects. He has also represented major construction companies in investigations and sanctions proceedings brought by the World Bank.

Shourav Lahiri

Founder and Director of Lahiri LLC

Sleem Hasan

Sleem Hasan

CEO & Founder, Privity FZ LLE(UAE), Member of Global Blokchain Council

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. Skilled in Investor Relations, Securities, Asset Management, Investment Advisory, and Mutual Funds. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Part III Mathematical Tripos focused in Physical Applied Mathematics from University of Cambridge.

Sleem Hasan

Sleem Hasan

CEO & Founder, Privity FZ LLE(UAE), Member of Global Blokchain Council

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. Skilled in Investor Relations, Securities, Asset Management, Investment Advisory, and Mutual Funds. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Part III Mathematical Tripos focused in Physical Applied Mathematics from University of Cambridge.

Sleem Hasan

Sleem Hasan

CEO & Founder, Privity FZ LLE(UAE), Member of Global Blokchain Council

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. Skilled in Investor Relations, Securities, Asset Management, Investment Advisory, and Mutual Funds. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Part III Mathematical Tripos focused in Physical Applied Mathematics from University of Cambridge.

Sleem Hasan

CEO & Founder, Privity FZ LLE(UAE), Member of Global Blokchain Council

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

Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

Hon. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is the current Minister of Commerce & Industry of India. He is qualified as an Indian Chartered Accountant & member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was, during the Premiership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee of 1998 to 2004, Minister of Industry, Minister of Environment and Forests; Fertilizers & Chemicals; Power; Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises.

Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

Hon. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is the current Minister of Commerce & Industry of India. He is qualified as an Indian Chartered Accountant & member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was, during the Premiership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee of 1998 to 2004, Minister of Industry, Minister of Environment and Forests; Fertilizers & Chemicals; Power; Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises.

Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

Hon. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is the current Minister of Commerce & Industry of India. He is qualified as an Indian Chartered Accountant & member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was, during the Premiership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee of 1998 to 2004, Minister of Industry, Minister of Environment and Forests; Fertilizers & Chemicals; Power; Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises.

Suresh Prabhu

Hon. Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

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

Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta

Senior Indian Journalist, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Swapan Dasgupta is presently serving as Director, India Foundation. He is one of India’s most widely read political columnists for the past three decades. Having worked in almost all the leading publications in India in senior editorial positions, he has been an independent columnist since 2003. In 2015 he was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the President of India.

Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta

Senior Indian Journalist, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Swapan Dasgupta is presently serving as Director, India Foundation. He is one of India’s most widely read political columnists for the past three decades. Having worked in almost all the leading publications in India in senior editorial positions, he has been an independent columnist since 2003. In 2015 he was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the President of India.

Swapan Dasgupta

Swapan Dasgupta

Senior Indian Journalist, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Swapan Dasgupta is presently serving as Director, India Foundation. He is one of India’s most widely read political columnists for the past three decades. Having worked in almost all the leading publications in India in senior editorial positions, he has been an independent columnist since 2003. In 2015 he was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the President of India.

Swapan Dasgupta

Senior Indian Journalist Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Chief Executive officer, QInvest

Tamim joined QINVEST in 2012 from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director and Country Head for Qatar. In addition to his role as CEO, he also heads the Principal Investments team.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, He was the Chief Financial Officer for Qatargas Transport Company, Nakilat, where he successfully implemented 8 billion US$ program to finance 27 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that ship LNG from Ras Laffan to customers worldwide.
Tamim has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and executing transactions, having worked at a number of leading Qatari and international institutions.

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Chief Executive officer, QInvest

Tamim joined QINVEST in 2012 from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director and Country Head for Qatar. In addition to his role as CEO, he also heads the Principal Investments team.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, He was the Chief Financial Officer for Qatargas Transport Company, Nakilat, where he successfully implemented 8 billion US$ program to finance 27 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that ship LNG from Ras Laffan to customers worldwide.
Tamim has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and executing transactions, having worked at a number of leading Qatari and international institutions.

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Chief Executive officer, QInvest

Tamim joined QINVEST in 2012 from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director and Country Head for Qatar. In addition to his role as CEO, he also heads the Principal Investments team.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, He was the Chief Financial Officer for Qatargas Transport Company, Nakilat, where he successfully implemented 8 billion US$ program to finance 27 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that ship LNG from Ras Laffan to customers worldwide.
Tamim has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and executing transactions, having worked at a number of leading Qatari and international institutions.

Tamim Hamad Al- Kawari

Chief Executive officer, QInvest

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

Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh

Managing Director, Pantel Technologies

With over 15 years of entrepreneurial exposure across industry domains of Education, Social Service, and Retail, Vijender is today driving the vision of establishing a leading ICT brand in the highly competitive and exciting global market-place that contributes to a digitally inclusive society. His experience around the globe has further sharpened his capabilities from creating new markets to re-modeling the current ventures. An astute professional, Vijender brings a unique blend of intellectual insight and intuition to build new businesses leveraging knowledge and human capital at Pantel Technologies.

Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh

Managing Director, Pantel Technologies

With over 15 years of entrepreneurial exposure across industry domains of Education, Social Service, and Retail, Vijender is today driving the vision of establishing a leading ICT brand in the highly competitive and exciting global market-place that contributes to a digitally inclusive society. His experience around the globe has further sharpened his capabilities from creating new markets to re-modeling the current ventures. An astute professional, Vijender brings a unique blend of intellectual insight and intuition to build new businesses leveraging knowledge and human capital at Pantel Technologies.

Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh

Managing Director, Pantel Technologies

With over 15 years of entrepreneurial exposure across industry domains of Education, Social Service, and Retail, Vijender is today driving the vision of establishing a leading ICT brand in the highly competitive and exciting global market-place that contributes to a digitally inclusive society. His experience around the globe has further sharpened his capabilities from creating new markets to re-modeling the current ventures. An astute professional, Vijender brings a unique blend of intellectual insight and intuition to build new businesses leveraging knowledge and human capital at Pantel Technologies.

Vijender Singh

Managing Director, Pantel Technologies

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)

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