Abhijeet Ballurkar

Designation: Founder and MD

Company: Targetorate Consulting

Abhijeet is a successful entrepreneur with around 20 years of industry experience in business development, sales, solutions and delivery. With direct exposure working with clients in North America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia, Abhijeet carries a good blend of expertise in technology, business and entrepreneurship. As MD of Targetorate Consulting, Abhijeet drives GTM strategies of clients across various industries and markets for mutual growth, established incumbents, new entrants and technology start-ups. In the past, he worked as VP with Accenture, Global Pre-sales Head with iGate and Lead Architect with Tech Mahindra. He is backed by strong academics with Masters in Computer Applications and Business Administration. He is an industry expert with extensive experience in management consulting, business development, sales and delivery enablement for leading MNCs, besides developing GTM strategies for a wide range of businesses from different verticals and regions.

Abhinav Biswas

Designation: Technology Evangelist

Abhinav Biswas at Iew 2018

Company: National Cyber Defence Research Centre

A technology evangelist with a wide range of agile experience, starting from the days of embedded systems, moving to web & object-oriented development, followed by cybersecurity and then to the latest trend of cloud computing & machine learning. He is a Certified Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures Expert (EHCE) by US-Council and has been specialising in diverse security research areas like private TOR networks, Security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS), virtualisation & hardware security, privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT) etc. Currently, he is holding the role of Alt. CISO for Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), a public sector enterprise under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. He is accountable & responsible for security strategy planning, policy implementation, management of risks & threats, independent compliance reviews and implementation of new security products & technologies. He has been a recipient of the prestigious ‘Security Leader of the Year Award – 2016’ by Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

Ajit Rao

Designation: Senior Director of Engineering

Company: Qualcomm

Ajit is currently a Senior Director of Engineering at Qualcomm leading Qualcomm’s Virtual Reality R&. He is a hands-on multimedia engineering guy – my interests span camera, video, virtual reality, computer vision & learning – algorithms, IP & SoC architecture & modeling, SW design, coding. He loves working with smart, dedicated hands-on engineers who respect good design. He recently managed a multimedia systems (algorithms, HW architecture) team in Qualcomm. I’ve also been the principal engineer on an exciting computer vision research project in Qualcomm (algorithms, SW, prototype). He ran technology for Stringo (Vivaldi Media), which I co-founded. Stringo grew rapidly to the top 20 apps on the Android App Store (Social) and hit 100K users including two pre-install deals with OEMs. He is the co-inventor on 11 issued US patents, 30+ technical publications in the areas of media compression, speech processing and recognition, video, and statistical learning. Elected Senior member technical staff in Texas Instruments, Senior Member IEEE. He has a Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara – ‘learning’ in pattern recognizers and compression systems. How to teach machines to learn from big data.

Ajita Jain

Designation: Software Engineer

Company: Intuit

Ajita Jain at IEW 2018

Ajita Jain is a Software Engineer at Intuit and an alumnus of Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University, Delhi. She is a passionate coder, intrigued by challenging problems. In her current role, she is responsible for delivering technical solutions for automation in infrastructure domain. She delivered a talk on Financial Sector Data Analytics at Grace Hopper Conference, 2017. Apart from technical interests, she is a dance enthusiast. An explorer by nature, she is fond of travelling to new places. She was also selected as a Mentee from applicants across universities all over India under the WeTech Mentoring Program (the initiative of Institute of International Education) in association with mentors from Goldman Sachs and Qualcomm.

Akash Gaurav 

Designation: CEO

Company: Auxesis Group

Akash Gaurav, CEO, Auxesis Group

Akash is a blockchain entrepreneur. He founded India’s first blockchain company, Auxesis Group during his undergraduate studies at IIT Bombay. Auxesis today is counted among The Top 100 Most Influential Blockchain Company in the World. Akash also founded Blockchain Lab, India, and Auxledger Foundation. He is on the advisory board of hot Blockchain startup Cashaa, a zero fee money remittance company and VEDA, an enterprise decentralized apps network. He is also a mentor to Entrepreneurship Club of MISB Bocconi. Before founding Auxesis, Akash was the manager of The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay which is India’s largest entrepreneurship promoting club. As a manager, he led a team of 120 volunteers to organise global level entrepreneurship programs and summits. He was also a core group member of Innovation Cell, IIT Bombay where the team successfully proposed a new model for India’s first self-driving car.

Amarjeet Kumar

Designation: CTO & Managing Director

Company: Procubed Inc.Amarjeet at EFY Conferences

Mr. Amarjeet Kumar is the founder, CTO & Managing Director of Procubed Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore. He is an engineering graduate in Electronics and Communication with over 16 yrs. of Industry experience in different communication technologies. He is an expert in the field of wireless communication technologies and including WiFi, Bluetooth, IEEE802.15.4, ZigBee, Wi-SUN, Mr. Amarjeet is a pioneer in both standards-based and proprietary solutions. He has worked in various roles in the Engineering, Product Management, and Technology functions. He has a vast knowledge and experience as a Solution Architect and System Designer.He is also an active member of IEEE standards body and currently is the Vice Chair of IEEE 802.15.4u working group. He has been an active contributor to the development of communications standards and the specification of test plans for a number of Smart Utility Network standards.Being a founding member of Wi-SUN Alliance, he is also working as India Regional Coordinator of Wi-SUN Alliance, an industry organization which promotes interoperable wireless communications products for Smart Utility Networks, Smart City and Internet of Things applications and which also require a rigorous testing and certification program to achieve its aims. He has been awarded “ISGF President’s Award for Promotion of Smart Grid in India” for 2017.

Amit Chatterjee

Designation: Internet of Things Group

Company: IntelAmit Chatterjee at EFY Conferences

Amit Chatterjee works as Product Marketing & Partner Development Manager for IOT group at Intel India. As part of this role, his focus is in driving product planning, product definition, product demand & lifecycle management for IoT platforms.

He has been part of the technology industry for more than 18 years, with experience in Embedded software development/System Engineering, Customer program Management & Product Marketing. Amit is an M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur.

At EFY Conferences he is going to talk on Intel Secure Device On-boarding – Security is a major barrier to scale IoT deployments. Secure Device On-boarding (SDO) is a process to standardize, automate and provide a secure HW attested device baseline for the IOT platform.

Amith Singhee

Designation: Senior Technical Manager

Company: IBM ResearchAmith Singee at EFY Conferences

Amith Singhee works in the areas of environmental impact modeling and optimization, AI in the IoT, predictive maintenance and operations optimization. He leads the research activity in several of these areas, targeted to industries like Buildings, Retail, Agriculture, and Energy.He led the research work that resulted in multiple offerings from IBM, such as the Insights Foundation for Energy and Outage Prediction. This includes multi-year projects with large utilities on storm impact prediction, response optimization and high-performance application platforms for Smarter Energy. Prior to that Amith developed optimization and modeling approaches for improving IBM’s SRAM design-technology co-optimization process. He has a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in ECE. His work on statistical design and optimization was awarded several awards: IEEE CEDA 2011 Donald O. Pederson Award, EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award 2008, A.G. Milnes Award 2008 from Carnegie Mellon University and several best paper awards at top conferences in the fields of analytics for power systems and electronic design automation. At IBM his work on AOMS and smart grid applications received the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA). Amith has served as Program Chair for the IEEE International Workshop on DFM&Y and on the program committee of IEEE ICCAD. Amith has co-authored several books, papers and patents in the area of electronic design automation and smart grid applications. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Amulya Kumar Mohapatra

Designation: Member Tech – IPCA & HoD-Production

Company: AT&S IndiaMr. Amulya at EFY Conferences

Mr. Amulya is a multifaceted manufacturing professional with 25years of cross-functional experience in Printed Circuit Board Industry. He is a confident & keen strategist with skills in conceptualizing and effecting process initiatives to enhance efficiency and productivity.

He has proven leadership skills involving, managing, developing and motivating teams in building, sustaining & growing organizations.

He has leadership experience in Strategic Planning, Organizational Transformation,
SBU Operations, SCM, Operations Management, People Management and
System Controls & Enhancement.

Anil Bali

Designation: CEO

Company: Deki Electronics Ltd. Anil Bali at EFY Conferences

Anil Bali is a B Tech in Chemical Engineering from the IIT, Delhi.He was an active
sportsman, captaining the Cricket team and representing the Squash team in the
Nationals. He was an avid Bridge player as well. After passing out from IIT Delhi in 1973 he joined Philips India at its Passive Components plant in Loni, near Pune. He worked there till 1998 in various functions like Production, Development, Product Management and Marketing.

Since then he has been working with Deki Electronics Ltd, Noida as V.P.From a
turnover of Rs 4.31cr in 1998/99, Deki’s turnover went up to Rs 100 cr in 2015/16.
Deki Electronics Ltd is India’s largest manufacturer of Plastic Film Capacitors with a
capacity in excess of 1.2 billion pcs per annum. He is married. His son is married and is a Manager Six Sigma with Genpact in the US and his daughter is married and is a teacher in Noida.

Ankit Jogi 

Ankit Jogi at IEW 2018

Ankit Jogi has been developing Tizen Platform & played an instrumental role in the development of Telephony (RIL Layer). He has majorly worked on SIM and eSIM layers of Tizen for Mobile Phones and Wearables; all of which were released in India and other emerging countries. He has around 8 years of industry experience. Ankit completed his M.Tech from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy with majors in Computer Science. In his free time, Ankit loves reading and catching up with technology trends. He is also well versed in Waterfall & Agile Software Development Cycles in a product development organisation with a strong background in C and Core Java programming. Ankit also has experience of Module Lead, Module Key Ownership (MKR) roles and responsibilities He also has expertise in Telephony middle-ware/Telephony adaptation involving system architecture, design, and development for Mobile Communication Solutions both in application processors for all telephony components such as SIM, Phonebook and SAT.

Anuj Deshpande

Designation: Embedded Software Engineer/h3>

Company: Espressif Systems<

Anuj Deshpande at IEW 2018

While Anuj was studying computer engineering, he started meddling with electronics. This hobby has evolved to drive the trajectory of his career. Marketing, especially around hardware platforms is something that he loves doing. He was responsible for the same during the crowdfunding campaign for Tah as well as when maintaining the open source SDK for Marvell IoT. For Tah, it meant doing a Makerfaire marathon, for EZ Connect it was conducting talks and workshops at various conferences, technical and nontechnical writing through documentation, blogs, and sample projects. Manufacturing and assembly process and especially rapid prototyping is something that he has started gaining experience in. For Tah, the scale was 1000s of devices while for Knit it was 100s of devices. It has helped him understand the gap between bread-boarding a demo and buying something off the shelf in a store.

Anuj Ashokan

Designation: Lead IoT Solution TATA Tel

Company: Founding chair IoT WG TSDSI.

Anuj is a believer of the immense potential of IoT technology, well renowned in the industry as Subject Matter Expert of M2M/IoT. With more to a decade of rich work experience in various roles of Strategy, Architecture, Product Management, Presales, consulting, and delivery. Mr. Anuj Ashokan has done “Master of Business Administration” in the field of “Telecommunication Management” from “Symbiosis International University”.

Prior to his current assignment, he had been associated with companies like Virgin Mobile, Cable & Wireless. Currently Anuj is associated with “Lead IoT Solutions” with Tata Teleservice Ltd and have been leading industry as Founding Chair IoT Work Group of TSDSI, Chair TEC Automobile WG & Ex Vice chair M2M WG DOSTI Anuj has been a contributor to DoT M2M Raod Map, Primary Author of TEC, Technical report on ITS, has been part of various conferences as Panelist/Speaker and has been taking Guest Lectures on “IoT” @ primer B-schools.

Arun Mane

Designation: Hardware, IOT, and ICS Security Researcher

Company: Payatu Labs

Arun Mane at IEW 2018

Arun is a hardware, Internet of Things and ICS Security Researcher, working with Payatu Software Labs as Sr. Security Researcher. His areas of interest are Hardware Security, SCA, Fault Injection, RF Protocols, and Firmware Reverse Engineering. He also has experience in performing Security Audits for both Government and private clients.

He has presented talks at the Nullcon 2016 and 2017 in Goa, GNUnify 2017, Defcamp 2017, c0c0n-x 2017, BSides Delhi 2017 and also co-trainer for Practical IOT hacking training and delivered in HITB 2017, HIP 2017, private clients in London, Australia, Sweden, Netherlands etc. He is an active member of null – The open Security community.

Arzan Amaria

Designation: Solutions Architect

Company: CloudThat

Arzan Amaria, Solutions Architect, CloudThat


Arzan has 9+ years of experience in IoT, Cloud, Data Science and Microsoft Infrastructure technology stack. He has a great amount of experience in deploying cloud-based solutions. He is a multi-cloud professional with exposure to Azure, AWS and other IIoT cloud platforms like GE Predix and IBM Watson. As a Solutions Architect at CloudThat, he is an expert at deploying, supporting and managing client infrastructures on Azure. Having core training and consulting experience, he specialises in delivering individual training and corporate training on multiple technologies. He is also engaged in extensive research and development in the field of IoT and Data Science and leads a team for the same. He has delivered training on IoT and currently designing cloud integrated solutions. He has designed the company’s first IoT product – SmartDesk which will be launched by early 2018.

Avik Chowdhury

Designation: Security Analyst

Company: Dover Corporation

Avik Chowdhury at IEW 2018

Avik has been working in Cybersecurity for around 3 years now and has worked with technology firms and manufacturing organisations which has helped him understand the broader impact of Cybersecurity. He has worked on Risk Assessments and Consulting; Security Incident Response and Forensics. He spends his days assessing Risk for his organisation’s current infrastructure; automating mundane tasks and also “hunting evil” for the corporate environment at scale using forensic examination and host-based analysis. Before Dover, he worked with Microsoft where he supported hundreds of thousands of production servers that make up the Bing & Ad Center environment in a 24X7 support model. He also has experience with SOC/NOC detection, prioritising and resolving incidents and identifying and documenting common recovery procedures for service impacting incidents.

Avinash Sosale

Designation: Director

Company: Stanzen Engineering

Avinash Sosale a IEW 2018

Avinash Sosale has served on the board of automotive component majors like Toyotetsu India and has served in most areas of automotive manufacturing from Operations, Production Engineering & Control, Purchase, Sales, HR. He has trained in Japan in the Toyota Production System which was the precursor to Lean Manufacturing around the world and is fluent in Japanese. Currently serves on the Board of Stanzen Engineering which is a Tier 1, auto component and safety systems supplier to Toyota, Autoliv, Aisin, Toyoda Gosei to name a few. He also serves as Director and Board Member in Verican Technologies Pvt. Ltd., (Software Automation and Analytics Company), Director – Communicaids Innovation Pvt. Ltd. (Early Education & Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders), Partner – Wild Kaapi LLP (Single Origin Coffee) and serves as a Business Advisor to Toyotetsu India, where his last position was Whole Time Director – HR and Purchase. He also gives his time to the Centre for Wildlife Studies, an NGO working in the area of Wildlife Conservation and Science, as their Managing Trustee.

B Vasu Dev

Designation: Director

Company: PHYTEC

B.Vasu Dev, Director, Phytech Embedded Pvt Ltd.

Vasu has nearly 12+ Years of industry experience, he has worked at major MNC’s like LG, Wipro, MIC Electronics and is currently working as the Director of PHYTEC Embedded Pvt. Ltd serving many electronic and embedded companies in INDIA to develop and deploy their products at the lowest possible time with high reliability and quality. The industries he has served are mainly from Industrial Automation, Transportation, Medical, Energy & Retail sector.

Most recent products & solutions developed in-house are Industrial IoT Gateway & Android Handheld POS enabled with Aadhaar & Smart City Applications. His talk at EFYConferences, he will give a quick introduction of new Low Power WAN (NB-IoT) and help participants to understand NB-IoT Arch. A quick introduction to major communication technologies and their applications will also be covered. He will also talk about how NB-IoT plays a major role in IoT space when compared to existing wireless IoT communication technologies.

Benoy CS

Designation: Director, Digital Transformation(ICT)

Company: Frost & SullivanBenoy CS at EFY Conferences

As Director of the Digital Transformation (ICT) Practice, Benoy leads the South Asia & Middle East consulting team for Frost & Sullivan providing business consulting services to both Public Sector and Private Sector clients.Benoy has over 16 years of IT & Telecom industry experience with projects spanning the domains of Consulting, Marketing, Market Research and Business Development. His focus areas include: Enterprise Telecom Services, Enterprise Communication, and IT Infrastructure & Services. Benoy has over the years, amassed a wealth of knowledge in the ICT industry working on several key consulting projects covering a broad range of sectors and leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading industry participants’ and Senior Executives in the Telecom Service Providers, Infrastructure Vendors, IT Services & IT Infrastructure industry. Benoy is highly sought after for his insights on the ICT market and is quoted extensively in trade publications, magazines and the media (TV and radio). Prior to joining Frost & Sullivan, Benoy has worked in several leading consulting, research & IT services firms including IDC India, Transmatic systems, and PENPOL. Benoy holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Institute of Management, University of Kerala. He also holds a B.Tech in Industrial Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Trivandrum, University of Kerala.

Biju K Nair

Designation: Licensing Lead (India)

Company: Open Invention Network

Biju.K.Nair,  is a litigator having worked in various jurisdictions across India. He is the Executive Director @ SFLC.in. His areas of practice extend from Corporate and Commercial Law to Competition Law. He worked with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices and Amarchand Mangaldas in New Delhi. Biju.K.Nair earned his Law Degree (B.A LLB) from Army Institute of Law in 2004.

He is a member of Bar Council of Delhi, licensed to appear before the Supreme Court of India and all the State High Courts in India.


Designation: Co-Founder

Company: Just Robotics


Brijesh C A, Co-Founder, Just Robotics is a Bachelor of Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka and a Master of Business Administration from Christ University. Over the last four years, at Just Robotics, he helps run technology intervention programs for schools in and across Bangalore. Along with his team, he also delivers a wide range of system integration solutions in Robotics and Automation, Data Acquisition, Image Processing, Industrial IoT, Remote Monitoring and Control systems.

Earlier in his stint at Just Robotics, Brijesh was working with Electronic Solutions for about three years, to deliver Research Infrastructure Management Solutions to both Industry and Academia. This involved a wide range of sensor integrations, data acquisition, software development and control applications. With seven+ years of working with both Industry and Academia, he brings to table his ingenuity and experience in addressing the ever-growing need for Low-Cost Data Acquisition devices.

Chetan Kumar

Designation: Co-Founder

Company: AiKaan Systems

Chetan Kumar, Co-Founder, AiKaan

Chetan Kumar S is Co-Founder at AiKaan Systems, a Software Defined IOT and Fog computing startup in Bangalore.  AiKaan Systems (www.aikaan.io) provide Network Assurance solutions for Industrial and Enterprise IoT networks. He also serves on the board of Pinut Systems. Chetan obtained bachelor’s degree in engineering with specialisation in electronics and communication from the University of Mysore in the year 1996. After graduation, he worked as research staff at Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) for one year, subsequently working towards a Master degree at IISc, working on MAC protocol for real-time multimedia service over Wireless LAN. After graduation, he held various engineering and leadership positions in organizations including Wipro Global R&D, NetDevices, Alcatel-Lucent and Juniper Networks, while working in U.S, Europe & India in startups & established corporates. In his most recent stint, before co-founding AiKaan, he was heading System Services engineering team for Catalyst Switching products at Cisco Systems India. He has (co-)authored 8 papers published in various international conferences and proceedings, proposed two internet draft to the standards body. He also has four patents in the area of voice over IP and Netflow.

Daniel Holmlund

Designation: Developer Evangelist & Software Engineer, IOT Dev Programs

Company: SSG-DRD, Intel

Daniel Holmund a IEW 2018

Daniel Holmlund’s interests range from the server and mobile applications to computer security and the Internet of Things (IoT).His work in developing mobile software solutions includes HTML5 and Android*. In his role as a software engineer at Intel, he helps developers worldwide take full advantage of Intel® software and hardware capabilities.

Daniel is exploring the potential of a connected planet, high-availability systems, and artificial intelligence. Daniel is an experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the semiconductors industry. He has more than 15 years of experience in Embedded Software, Device Drivers, Python, Perl, and C++.

Deepak Hebbur

Deepak Hebbur at IEW 2018

Designation: Founder

Company: Skillfinity

Deepak Hebbur is a seasoned professional in the global automotive technologies segment. Transforming fresh engineers to “Engineering Talents” in the Automotive domain is his focus at SKILLFINITY. Before this venture, he was associated with BOSCH for over 17 years and has immense knowledge on Product development in Automotive Domain and handled many international leadership roles. His expertise lies in diverse topics like Infotainment, User Experience, Human Machine Interface, Passive Safety to name a few. He is highly passionate about mentoring, coaching and building talent. He has been responsible for program management from inception to the production of complex automotive infotainment projects, people management for large teams. He is experienced in end-to-end product development from requirement analysis, designing solutions and testing to release, production and maintenance, including field support. He is experienced in setting up offshore software development teams, team management, customer management with cross-functional teams located in multiple locations across the globe.

Deepak Sharma

Designation: Director, Gateway Software, Connected Home Division

Company: Intel Corporation

Deepak is a seasoned leader with excellent track record of making things happen. In all companies, created high performing teams recognized for their customer focus, innovative ways and passion for excellence, and as a source of great leadership talent. He had great success in attracting, motivating and retaining good talent.

He has executed various successful projects in the fields of Broadband, WiFi, VoIP, high-density media gateways and servers and mobile telephony. Led successful teams developing WiFi routers for NA markets, DECT gateways for EU markets, low-cost modems for China market at Lantiq, telco media server applications for HP, high-density media gateways at CoSystems, and Wireless Local Loop at Motorola.

He has experimented with development methodologies, including Agile, and led most teams to perform at high maturity levels. Specialties: Internet technologies, Telecom technologies, Wireless communications, Management, Mentoring, and Leadership.

Deepu Chandran

Designation: Sr. Technical Consultant

Company: LDRA Technologies Pvt. Ltd.Deepu at EFY Conferences

Deepu Chandran is a Sr. Technical Consultant with LDRA’s India office. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications from VTU and started his career as an Embedded developer at Quest Innovative Solutions and later moved to Trident Infosol as an FAE where has got an opportunity to work with defense and aerospace customers in integrating the development tools, debuggers, and testing tools in embedded domain. With this experience, he joints LDRA and specialized in the development, integration and certification of mission- and safety-critical systems in avionics, nuclear, industrial safety and security. With his high-level programming and related technical skills, he is involved in technical consulting for various domains and has been actively delivering training courses to customers on various technologies like Software testing methodologies, Building Secure Software/Systems, Verification and Validation, as well as process standards like DO 178B/C, IEEE 12207-2008/2015 to name a few. This is active in doing research on Security arena and his paper on “Building Secure Embedded software” is published in international journals and he is active in presenting papers on Verification and Validation of Secure and Safe Embedded Systems. For more than 9 years he is supporting clients in selecting, integrating, and supporting their embedded systems from requirements, development through certification.

Dipankar Ghosh

Designation: Founder-CEODipankar Ghosh at IEW 2018

Company: Digi2O

Dipankar Ghosh has experience in manufacturing (heavy engineering and automotive) and IT businesses. He has founded 2 technology companies. He has done lean management consulting with several large automotive and auto component companies with a focus on getting more value from their assets. He is Founder-CEO of Digi2O which helps its customers to profit from connected machines. Specifically, Digi2O helps equipment owners to optimise the utilisation of their assets by tracking real-time performance data. Within Digi2O, he is crafting a strategy around helping fleet managers to use data from their machines to reduce their losses from abrupt breakdowns, reduce idle time and improve safety.

Divyanshu Verma

Designation: Manager Software Development

Company: Intel Corporation

Divyanshu is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and IIM-Bangalore. He has 19+years of experience in technology industry along with 4 years of international work experience in the US and Europe.

Divyanshu presently working as Sr Manager at Intel RnD Bangalore and is responsible for
developing leading-edge Connected Home Products.

Divyanshu holds 2 patents and has presented papers at many national and international
conferences, such as OSI days, Silicon India conferences, Linux Symposium Canada etc. He is very active in providing life and technical mentorship to students and helps them to achieve
their dreams. Divyanshu also mentors multiple startups and is very active in helping the startup ecosystem to
nurture and become bigger so that more and more students can become entrepreneurs.

Dorairaj Vembu

Designation: Senior Offering Manager -Connected Car Technologies (IoT)

Company: SaskenDorairaj at EFY Conferences

Dorairaj Vembu is a Computer Science Engineering graduate from NIT Trichy with an MBA  degree from IIM Bangalore. He has rich experience in Product Management, product development, program management in Automotive Infotainment, Multimedia, Connectivity and Consumer Electronics space. He has a wide experience in various aspects of product management like product roadmap definition technical marketing, techno legal negotiation and partnership management. During his career spanning over 21 years, he has held various positions as developer, solutions architect, Technical Marketing, and Product Management. With rapid convergence of the Consumer, Automotive, and Mobile technologies, he has been instrumental in re-positioning Sasken’s key strengths in Telecommunication, Multimedia to make inroads into Automotive segment resulting in key customer wins in this segment He has successfully established partnerships with Silicon vendors, 3rd party vendors to provide an integrated solution to customers in today’s converged world. Currently, he is driving Sasken’s offerings in emerging automotive technologies like Connected Cars, Vehicle to Vehicle Communication, Advanced Driver Assistance Solutions. He loves traveling and has traveled extensively across the globe photographing places that he visits. He likes listening to Carnatic Music during his free time.

Ganesh Mahadevan

Designation: Competency Head – HANA, S/4 HANA, BI&A, SCP, New Dimension and Mobility, EPS SAP

Company: GDC IndiaGanesh Mahadevan

Ganesh is an adept professional, in Information Technology and Services with around 13 years of extensive experience in Software Development, Delivery, Innovation, Solution architecting & Presales Consulting and Business Development arena in Digital ERP – S/4 HANA, Big Data, DWH, BI, and Analytics. He has strong expertise in Digital Transformation, Data, Big Data & Analytics, Advanced Analytics, Internet of Things and Process Automation. Head Competency and Senior Solution & Technology Architect. He is an expert in S/4 HANA, SAP HANA, SAP BIG DATA, SAP Business Intelligence & analytics, SAP Cloud Platform, Mobility, New Dimension, SAP Leonardo & Innovation platforms and Technologies & Areas: S/4 HANA, SAP Business Objects, SAP HANA, SAP Predictive Analytics, Expert Analytics, and in new BIG DATA space: Hadoop, Storm, Spark, HIVE HANA VORA and other Technologies – Oracle Exadata, Exalytics, OBIEE, Tableau, MEAN Stack, Django, R and ecosystems. He articulates the roadmap of the business and product vision and ideates and conceptualizes art of possibilities and building the Rapid prototype with Design thinking to bring WOW factor towards customers.

Gokul P Deshpande

Designation: CEO

Company: CMOS Processors

Gokul P Deshpande, CEO, CMOS Processors

Mr.Gokul Deshpande, Engineering Student of St.Xavier’s Mumbai, 1979 Batch. Serving Ultrasonics and Industrial Electronics for 7 Years, of which 5 years was heading South Operations of a Mumbai Based company. Being an expert in Software Development for Factory Automation, his strength is his out of box thinking. He developed niche software for many PLC applications in diversified verticals with his in-depth knowledge in Utilities, Automotive/Food/Packaging, and Process Industry. Writing codes is his strength. Born Teacher, he trained hundreds of engineers as Experts in Automation and Networking, continuing in Engineering Institutes as Visiting Faculty. In 1988, Mr.Gokul founded a small outfit in Chennai under the name c/mos processors, which is well established in the field of Industrial Automation and now Industrial IoT, with him as leading and guiding force.
The company has rich experience in PLCs, Motion Controllers, Servos, Sensors, Robotics and SCADA. With 22 years of experience in Operation Technology and Shop floors, we diversified into Networking and Internet-Working from 2003. When IoT was not even recognized, we had been working of Remote Monitoring using Internet. Today we specialize in IIoT, Connecting Machines (PLCs and Controllers) to Cloud, using Simple Analytics to Complex Analysis and Delivering Reports. From Simple Machine Efficiency to Monitoring Water and Solar Energy is our business. We cater Industries to utilize Internet in Full Potential by Connecting Shop Floor to Top Floor with Branches in Coimbatore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Mumbai.

Gopi K Bulusu

Designation: CEO and Chief Technologist

Company: Sankhya Technologies

Gopi Kumar Bulusu is a founder CEO and Chief Technologist at Sankhya Technologies; a company that builds technology platforms for a connected world. At Sankhya, Gopi K Bulusu leads an R&D team for over 20 years in the development of technology platforms for modelling, abstraction, and synthesis (MAS). Gopi’s key interests include languages and platforms for complex systems development – Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportation, Smart Grids, Machine Learning, Distributed Deeply Embedded Systems (DDES) and Super Computing. Gopi is a founding member of Gravity 2.0 Research Foundation, IGES (Institute for Geoeconomic Studies) and the chair at Super Computing Consortium of India. Gopi is a qualified computer science engineer.

Hari Krishna Purvankara

Designation: CEO

Company: BlackPepper Technologies Private LimitedHari at EFY Conferences

Hari Krishna Puravankara, Founder &amp; CEO of BlackPepper started his career 16 years
ago in Silicon design, Supply Chain Management, Foundry relations and technical
support. He quit his corporate job to start building the vision for BlackPepper in 2010
and raised angel funding to commence the operations in 2012. In a very short time, BlackPepper has built a formidable image of being a new generation, Silicon to System Design Company, focused on providing differentiated product & engineering capabilities, becoming a design partner to global top 10 semiconductor companies, enabling it to achieve stupendous growth of nearly doubling its turnover for last three years. From a turnover of around ₹6 cr in 2014-15, it doubled to around ₹12 in 2015-16 and once again to around ₹23 crores in 2016-17. The company has an ambition of becoming a $1Bn Company by 2021.

Hemant Kamat

Designation: Co-founder and CTO

Company: Shalaka Connected Devices

Hemant Kamat

Hemant Kamat (Chief Technology Officer) is a passionate Embedded Systems Engineer with design, development and corporate training experience of 30 years. He has deep expertise in industrial instrumentation and control, M2M, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial IoT (IIoT), Location-based Services, Automatic authentication, RFID, Biometrics and GPS. He has worked on projects in Energy Harvesting, Building Management System, Facility Monitoring System, Weather Monitoring, Pollution Monitoring, Home and Industrial LED Lighting. He also has exposure to Automotive Electronics, Telematics, ADAS, TPMS, Outdoor and Indoor LED Lighting, ORVM and Infotainment Systems. He is passionate about Factory Automation using IIoT and RFID/NFC. He has developed India’s first battery operated, microprocessor-based weather station for the Data Buoy project at NIO.

Himani Garg

Designation: Software Engineer

Company: Intuit

Himani Garg is a software engineer at Intuit India Development Centre. She recently graduated from Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women. Being an aspiring data scientist, Himani has always shown a keen interest in machine learning. She has published a research paper in IEEE on machine learning, which was presented at 10th International Conference on Developments in E-systems Engineering, held in Paris, France in 2017. She has also presented the paper at Grace Hopper Conference, 2017 held in Bangalore. Her workshop at EFYConferences is on how to build a Chatbot. This workshop focuses on addressing the technical aspects of – “What does it take to build a Chatbot?”. The audience will be introduced to the concepts and advantages of chatbot. Using these concepts, the audience will be able to determine relevance to their space and help transform their products to deliver success.

Hrishikesh Kamat

Designation: CEO

Company: Shalaka Connected Devices

Hrishikesh is the Managing Partner and CEO at Shalaka Connected Devices. He is an IoT and Embedded Systems enthusiast. He works collaboratively with clients to convert insight into the strategy that will have a substantial positive impact on their business performance. He consistently delivers desirables and earns trust that is the foundation of lasting relationships. His focus of business and technology is Electronics focusing on Embedded System design and development, Internet of Things and Telematics. He has worked on Cortex-M4 microcontrollers, GSM, Ethernet, WiFi and RFID communication protocols. He has also worked on NFC, BeagleBone Black board and RFID products used for asset management and entertainment events.

Jaison Leon

Designation: Co-founder and CEO

Company: QtPi Robotics

By Jaison Leon, Co-Founder & CEO, QtPi Robotics

Jaison has 2 decades of experience in companies like Yahoo and Microsoft where he processed petabytes of data and applied machine learning to protect online users from malicious attacks. His interest in STEM education made him introduce a new era of learning by starting QtPi Robotics. QtPi is a Make in India initiative and has developed an Arduino based robotic kit which helps everyone to get started with physical computing easily. The building blocks and the drag and drop programming help build a prototype without any prior experience with programming. His workshop on “Physical Computing 101” will help design anything from remote control car to voice control home automation to building an Android app by drag and drop method.

Jitendra Kumar

Designation: IoT Security Researcher

Company: Sumeru

Jitendra kumar at IEW 2018

Jitendra Kumar is an IoT Security Researcher with Sumeru and has been a key instrument in various smart devices security projects for government and private sectors. He is a regular speaker at open security communities Null, OWASP etc. He has also been a speaker at different conferences including Wearable Technologies Conference’17 Asia. He has contributed extensively to Embedded Hardware Security, Firmware Analysis, Wireless communication protocols security such as BLE, NFC, ZigBee, Z-Wave etc. and, Mobile and Web Application Security. He has done the Secure IoT Product Development Life Cycle (Secure PDLC) implementation for multiple organizations. He has conducted numerous corporate training on Secure SDLC, Web App security, Mobile App Security, Network Security, IoT Security and Embedded security. In his free time, he likes to build solutions for small problems in his daily routine.

Karthikeyan Prakash

Designation: Project Engineer – IoT

Company: Techolution India Pvt Ltd.

Karthik at IEW 2018

Karthik is a Project Engineer (IoT) at Technolution India Private Limited and leads IoT Solution Team in India. He has architected a range of Smart Office Solutions, Condition Monitoring Systems for Power grids, Industrial assets for multiple MNCs and Government Organisations. He is also involved in solution architecting for smart city implementations in India and East African region. He has also worked with India’s first Global OEM and IoT Brand. He has developed system level design for Home Automation Products. He has also worked on Implementation of Open Source Framework for IoT Home Gateway and End Constrained Devices. He has worked on proprietary Framework Development to support multiple RF with IoT Gateway and headed along with the team to develop and demonstrate India’s first AI integrated Smart Home Automation Solutions. Karthik has developed integrated Data Acquisition System for one of DRDO’s Lab. He is an active contributor to Open Source Software and published IEEE papers.

Kaustubh Nande

Designation: Marketing Head- India

Company: Ansys


Dr. Kaustubh Nande (Keb) oversees regional marketing strategy and execution at ANSYS and is primarily responsible for setting up the India marketing operations. A recent TedX speaker and winner of the 2017 ‘Content Marketer of the Year’ award, Kaustubh has extensive experience of 14 years in marketing. He has led several demand initiatives, brand communication programs and thought leadership campaigns mainly in the technology sector. His core competencies include Business Strategy, Communication and Technology Marketing and is a regular speaker at industry forums and conferences. Kaustubh has taught in US universities and has been a guest speaker at premier academic institutions in India such as IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Lucknow, MISB Bocconi, Christ University and St. Xaviers College.

Kaustubh is also marketing Board member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE India) and serves on the Advisory Board of CMS Asia—the premier marketing conference and Content Council Board of Data & Marketing Association (DMA), Asia.

Kiran Chikkappa

Designation: Product Lead

Company: Qualcomm-Research IndiaKirat at EFY Conferneces

Kiran is a Product Leader and Innovator in the areas of mobile applications, consumer-devices, emerging market products. He is a goal-oriented leader with expertise in leading high-performance teams and managing innovative products from ideation through commercialization.

Kiran is currently a Product Lead at Qualcomm Research – India, where he has managed multiple mobile products from the research-proposal stage through successful commercial launches.

From 2004 to 2007, Kiran led the Target team for multiple generations of Qualcomm chipset software to deliver Software to Tier-1 customers for over 100 phone designs across Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Kiran is a keen believer that minimalistic-design in educational content improves cognition in toddlers. He volunteers at teachmmobile by providing content creation and online marketing expertise.

Martin Woolley

Designation: Technical Programme Manager

Company: Bluetooth SIG

Martin Woolley is an industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience working with computers, large, small and getting smaller. He still has a Sinclair ZX81 somewhere. Martin was a part of the BBC micro: bit team and designed the micro: bit’s Bluetooth profile. When Martin first discovered Bluetooth low energy it struck him as a phenomenally useful and developer-friendly technology and a perfect fit for this age of the Internet of Things. Bluetooth mesh networking will take this to the next level. Martin is the Bluetooth SIG’s Technical Programme Manager for the EMEA region and is responsible for informing, educating and supporting developers in the region.

Milind Hanchinmani

Designation:  Director SSG-DRD-APJ

Company: Intel IndiaMilind at EFY Conferences

Milind has Overall 22 years of industry experience with deep technical, management roles. Currently Director for Developer Relations Division for the Asia Pacific and Japan. Seasoned leader with great track record of building high performing teams and mentor senior technical engineers.

He has experience in hiring best talent, performance reviews, project planning/tracking and delivering high-quality projects on or ahead of schedule. He possesses strong people management, technical lead, communication and mentoring skills and experience in handling customers of different culture/geography.

He has the ability to communicate and converse with technical(CTO) and business heads (Sales, Operational). Excellent communication and presentation skills. Experience in presenting many internal & external forums/conferences

Mohammad Pota

Designation: Hardware Security Researcher

Company: PayatuMohammad Pota at IEW 2018

Mohammed Pota is a hardware security researcher at Payatu Software Labs LLP. with an Electronics Engineering background. He’s a co-trainer for the IoT hacking training his company delivers (Nullcon-Goa and Hack in the box-Amsterdam). He is an experienced IoT pen-tester. His passion for hardware saw him get selected for the MIT IoT Bootcamp. Mohammed has dabbled in image processing, 3D CAD modelling and woodworking. Being a tinkerer and a self-learner, he built a 3D printer from scratch as his final year project. He works on Reverse Engineering hardware devices, creates circuits and devices based on requirements. He set up and maintains the IoT Lab at Payatu. He also provides training on Practical IoT Hacking Training at various national and international conferences.

Narang N Kishor

Designation: Founder

Narang N Kishor, Founder, Design Architect, Narnix Technolabs



Kishor is currently leading the Smart Cities Standardization Globally as “Convener of Reference Architecture Work Group in IEC Systems Committee on Smart Cities”. He is also the Co-Editor of ISO Standards – ISO 30145 on Smart City ICT Reference Framework & ISO 30146 on Smart Cities ICT Indicators. At the National level, he is leading the Smart Cities standardization work as the Chairman of LITD 28 – Sectional Committee on Smart Infrastructure at BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards). Professionally, Kishor is a Technology Consultant, Mentor & Design Architect with Organizations of National & International repute in the fields of Electrical, Electronics & ICT. He has over 40 years of professional experience in education, research, design and technology consulting. After a brief stint in Design, Industry & Academics, he started Narnix in 1981 to act as the “Technology Interface” for the Industry, Business and Society. Narnix is one of the pioneer “Independent Design Houses” in India, engaged in design & technology consultancy, providing complete Design & Development Support to Electronic Products & Systems Manufacturing, as well as Solution Deploying Organizations. He has over 200 research & design mentees in the STI (Science Technology & Innovation) and ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing) ecosystems. As an expert and national committee representative for the BIS, he has been contributing to global standardization activities of IEC, ISO, ITU and IEEE. He had helped evolve standards & standardization roadmaps in the fields of Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructure, ICT, IoT, Sensor Networks, Communication Technologies, Smart Manufacturing, Smart Energy, LVDC, Microgrids, Electric Mobility and Active Assisted Living etc.

Designation: Co-founder & CMO

Company: Uncanny VisionNavneeth at EFY conferences

Navaneeth is a Product Manager with 14+ years experience in taking multiple high tech products from vision/idea to successful market adoption – in Engineering & Marketing.

He has a broad technical understanding of software, hardware, and systems – from deeply embedded systems, smartphones, desktops to servers – in a wide range of end markets. He has strong communication & interpersonal skills to work effectively within organizations and outside with customers & partners.

Navaneeth has an ability to quickly grasp challenging market problems, think out of the box and create innovative solutions. His specialties include Embedded Systems, FPGAs, Software, Marketing and Innovation.

Neelesh Mantri

Designation: General Manager – Innovations

Company: SB Energy (SoftBank Group)Neelesh Mantri at EFY Conferences

Neelesh Mantri has more than 15 years of experience serving the various organization in Energy, IT, and Telecom specializing in Innovations, Product management, Solution architecture, Consulting and Business Development.

In his current role, he is working with SB Energy (Softbank Group) leading Innovations in solar space. In his earlier roles, he has worked with leading organizations on Smart cities, IoT, Cloud, Blockchain and AI.

He is the member of various forums working on standards and policy in IoT, Smart Cities and Smart Energy.

Nikhil Kumar

Designation: Software Development Engineer

Company: Amazon

Nikhil at IEW 2018

Nikhil has experience in leading and spearheading research and development teams at Amazon, Intel and Huawei. He holds a certification in Project planning and management from IIT Roorkee. He has done his BE front Ramaiah Institute of Technology. He is the founder of dontfear app which a personal safety app that helps you in life-threatening situations to reach out to your loved ones for help even when they are not reachable.
He also consults with Avankia which is a Tech company in HR domain with clientele including Tesla, Disney and Loreal among others. Nikhil is an expert level software developer and deals in coding, designing data structures, algorithms, solving problems and applying object-oriented concepts along with high level and low-level design on products. He deals with lead development teams and talks to and works with other stakeholders like program managers, product managers and QA teams besides talking to leadership development teams

Ninad Deshpande

Ninad Deshpande at IEW 2018

Designation: Specialist – Open Technologies.

Company: B&R Industrial Automation

Ninad Deshpande graduated in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Pune and has varied experience in the automation industry. He has worked in different areas of automation industry such as application development, testing, R&D, technology and marketing. He is presently working with B&R Industrial Automation as Head – Marketing and Specialist – Open Technologies. He is also handling the India activities of the Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group and is a member of the panel for Smart Infrastructure at the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and is part of the working group for Industrial IoT at BIS. He is also the India representative of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Nisarg Nirmalkumar

Designation: India Representative

Company: RA Consulting

Nisarg Nirmal kumar at IEW 2018

Nisarg Nirmalkumar is an energetic professional with over 11 years of experience and a strong background in technology and business development in automotive embedded systems and software.
He currently leads the technology department of SKILLFINITY TECHNOLOGIES. Nisarg has worked with RA Consulting GmbH, Bosch group and also was a visiting lecturer at Heilbronn University Germany. His field of interest is ECU software development, vehicle diagnostics, On Board Diagnostics and IOT. He has also handled marketing activities for the Indian market, Advertising and demonstration of automotive testing tools like DiagRA D, DiagRA MC, DiagRA S, DiagRA LE, Silver Scan-Tool and ODX Viewer. He has also worked with database and information retrieval software and developed parsers for automotive specific standard files like A2L and DBC.


Nitesh K Jangir

Nitesh K Jangir at IEW 2018

Designation: Co-founder

Company: Coeo Labs

Nitesh K. Jangir is a co-founder of Coeo Labs, a medical device company solving unmet clinical needs in the field of emergency and critical care. Nitesh is an Electronics Engineer, with experience that includes stints at defence, industrial automation and medical devices. He was also a part of Stanford India Biodesign internship program where he developed and commercialized a device to safely tap pleural fluid in patients with pleural effusion. This technology (Thorashield) was licensed out to a medical device company. Nitesh has multiple patents and publications.

Nitesh Malviya

Designation: Security Consultant

Company: Payatu Labs

Nitesh at IEW 2018

Nitesh Malviya currently works with Payatu Labs. Experienced in Web Appsec, Mobile Appsec and VAPT, at present he works on IoT, Radio and Cloud Security. He is an active member of null – The open Security community (www.null.co.in) where he is a regular speaker on the topic ‘IoT security’. He was responsible for maintaining the Web and Mobile Application Security of India’s biggest Payment Gateway. Being a self-learner and a big fan of IoT and Embedded Device Security, he now works with the brilliant team of IoT Security and spends most of my time in making, breaking and securing IoT Devices for various clients. Being flexible enough to work alone and in the team, he gets to work on various aspects of Cloud, Web, and Mobile application security as well. When not doing any project, he researches and learns new ways of attacking various IoT devices and involves himself in some form of automation using Python.

Paresh Patel

Designation: President and CEO

Company: System Level Solutions, Inc. USA

Mr Paresh Patel is the founder and managing director of System Level Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of System Level Solutions, Inc.,  USA founded in January 2001. For System Level Solutions, he leads the global operations across three continents, which includes a staff in India of 250 engineering professionals responsible for FPGA design, PCB development, prototype development, software development, software applications, and manufacturing. Mr Patel is regarded as an expert in Embedded Systems earned through his long-established working and customer relationship with companies such as Altera, Toshiba, Hitachi, Telefonica, Intel, Dell, BHEL and many others. In recent years, he has focused on IOT and creating a world-class infrastructure for taking data from sensors to the cloud. As a result, a number of patents have also been filed by him. Now relocated to London, he supports the UK government’s Smart Cities program by assisting SmartDCC and Telefonica with test products and infrastructure as well as companies like EDMI and Toshiba for communications hubs and smart metering devices. With strong foundations laid, Mr Patel is now driving SLS to become a major player in India and globally, focused on Smart Cities and IIoT.

Pethuru Raj

Designation: Chief Architect and Vice-President at SRE CoE

Company: Reliance Jio Cloud

Peter has been working in the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Center of Excellence, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (RJIL), Bangalore. He has previously worked as a cloud infrastructure architect in the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE), IBM India Bangalore for four years. Prior to that, he had a long stint as TOGAF-certified enterprise architecture (EA) consultant in Wipro Consulting Services (WCS) Division. He has also worked as a lead architect in the corporate research (CR) division of Robert Bosch, Bangalore. He was granted a couple of international research fellowships (JSPS and JST) to work as a research scientist for 3.5 years in two leading Japanese universities. He has published more than 30 research papers in peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE, ACM, Springer-Verlag, Inderscience, etc. He has authored 8 books thus far with a focus on some of the emerging technologies such as IoT, Cognitive Analytics, Blockchain, Digital Twin, Docker Containerization, Data Science, Microservices Architecture, fog/edge computing, etc.

Prashant Singh 

Designation: SME, Blockchain CoE

Company: WiproPrashant K Singh, Sr. Consultant, Blockchain CoE, Wipro

Prashant works as Solution consultant at Blockchain Center of excellence in Wipro. He contributes in terms of blockchain solutions, researchers and consulting. He has worked on blockchain with clients from ENU, CPG and MFG domain. His interest is in research & consulting in such emerging trends & innovation.

His keen interest & experience in blockchain is demonstrated by research papers & multiple blogs written by him. He is a frequent speaker on Blockchain. Previously, he has worked with Syntel, Ericsson and ICRA management consulting. He comes from the strong academic background – MBA from IIT Kanpur and B.Tech from NIT Jalandhar.

Dr. Philipp Klein

Designation: Deputy General Manager, Daimler Cars: eDrive & Hybrid

Company: Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India (MBRDI)


Dr. Philipp Klein is a dedicated professional who has 14 years of experience and strong background in combustion powertrain and in electric drive. He heads activities of electric drive and hybrid technologies in MBRDI. He started his career in 2004 with Mercedes Benz as an electrical engineer and did his PhD thesis on Cylinder Pressure Combustion Control. Later he worked in Calibration and Software Development for petrol and diesel engines. In 2015 he was responsible for all-range Mercedes Cars Powertrain Hardware-in-the-Loop activities.

Dr. Klein’s interest is in electric drive powertrain development. He was responsible for 16 direct report employees in Untertuerkheim and Sindelfingen Internationalization of HiL-Operation. In co-operation with international partners, he strengthened the co-operation with MBRDI including the transfer of Daimler external engineering to MBRDI.

Prakash Venkata Subrahmanya Attili

Designation: Principal – Education, Training, and Assessment

Company: InfosysPrakash at EFY Conferences

Prakash, a graduate gold-medalist from Andhra University and Masters from IIT Bombay, serving the IT industry for last 16 years. Inspired by thought leaders, to peruse his passion, he took the “Training wing” of Infosys as “Principal”. He teaches and writes in the fields of information privacy & cyber security, submitted his Ph.D. work at IIT Madras in the same area. He is part of the leadership team at Chennai DC, Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master and Strategic Advisory. In the earlier role, he has served as a Senior Project Manager managing large multinational delivery teams over 11 years including 6 years in client facing role in the USA. This combination of academia and delivery expertise lead to invaluable insights. He shared his research views in international h-index conferences like Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and also won global recognition (Best doctoral research award) for his Ph.D. work. He delivered the keynote speech at leading IEEE International conferences. He is also one of the invited speakers at prestigious industry forums like SPIN-Chennai, ISACA, and DSCI.

Prem Mohan

Designation: Research Scientist

Company: IR – IIT D

Prem Mohan at IEW 2018

Prem has over 12-years experience as a Software Engineer, IT- Consultant and a researcher. He has worked with NDMC (Smart City Project, IT Consultant), Geospatial Delhi Limited (GSDL, GIS Company by Govt of India), IBM India. He has mentored IIT Delhi for Smart India Hackathon 2017 and grabbed the first runner-up position. He has developed software and Mobile Applications for Delhi Government and worked as an Advisor|Consultant for NDMC and GSDL. He is now doing full-time individual research on AI for specially-abled people. He has extensive experience in training, seminars, and workshops. His workshop and talk would be about the recent trends in AI and how AI And neurotechnologies are transforming the field of robotics.

PVG Menon

Designation: President & CEO

Company: VANN Consulting Pvt Ltd

PVG at EFY Conferences

Mr. PVG Menon is a Thought Leader for the ESDM industry in India, with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He has deep experience in Electronics, Semiconductors and Embedded Systems and has close to a decade of experience in Public Policy for the sector. Mr. Menon Founded VANN Consulting Pvt Ltd — a boutique strategic management consulting firm specializing in Transformational Consulting for the Electronics, Semiconductor and ICT sectors. He has participated in several strategic consulting projects for industry and govt. He served as President of the India Electronics Semiconductor Association (IESA) from 2011 to 2014, which saw the formulation of several policies for the ESDM sector in India. During his tenure, he passionately championed an industry viewpoint which put “India First” for the domestic ESDM industry, and coined the slogan “Innovation Led Design … Design Led Manufacturing”. He is a strong advocate of Indian industry pursuing an IPR and Product-led approach for designing world-class electronics “For and From India”. Mr. Menon has rich experience in development, marketing and management of technology, and has worked with leading IT and Semiconductors companies where he has built multi-million dollar global businesses and run globally distributed teams. He is active in Industry Forums, has participated in several path-breaking industry research activities and initiatives, and is a sought-after speaker on the Indian ESDM sector. In 2013, he was conferred with the Mentor Graphics-Silicon India award for Outstanding Leadership for the VLSI/ Embedded Systems Industry in India. He has also several company-specific recognitions from the various organizations he has worked with during his career.

Raghavendra CD

Raghavendra CD, Program Manager, Robert BoschDesignation: Program Manager

Company: Robert Bosch

Raghavendra is an automotive domain expert with more than 18 years of domain expertise. Currently, he is working as program manager for 2 wheeler and power sports engine management applications at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions, Bangalore. His experience covers software platforms as well as customer specific development projects for gasoline and diesel engine management systems. He is part of the Panel discussion with 5 experts from the best automotive companies – “Fossil fuel vs hydrogen fuel cell vs electric drives”. There are many reasons why the love of fossil fuels is fading away. Depleting resources, politics, war, rising prices are some of the reasons. The most important reason is pollution. Many alternative fuels have been proposed. But hydrogen fuel cell and electric drive are the closest to the performance of fossil fuels. With all these challenges, the panel will discuss if the modern world overcomes the dependency on fossil fuels for transportation.

Raghavendra Ural

Designation: Developer Evangelist, IOT Dev Program

Company: SSG-DRD, Intel

Raghavendra Ural at IEW 2018

Raghavendra Ural is a developer evangelist based in India. He focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT) and has automated many of his home systems for connectivity. He enjoys meeting people, sharing knowledge, understanding technical challenges, and providing solutions.


Raghavendra is working in the industry for past 15 years. During this period he worked on various client-server and enterprise technologies. Currently, as IoT evangelist for Intel, he been helping developers/makers and enterprises to build IoT, robotic and drone solutions based on Intel IoT products across APJ and PRC. Raghavendra also gave many tech talks as the evangelist in many forums, conferences, and workshops on IoT and other Intel-based technologies.

Raghvendra Singh Dikhit
Raghvendra Dixit at IEW 2018

Designation: Sr. Solutions Architect

Company: Impetus Infotech Pvt Ltd

A technical thought leader and an author of the book ‘Enterprise Mobility Breakthrough’. He has many published articles and papers on latest technologies/frameworks with acknowledged publishers (OSFY, Quest Journals, IOSR, and IJESRT etc.). He has participated/spoken at many events for latest technologies/ frameworks and strategies at national and international conferences/forums (HIMSS, CTIA, OSI, Apps India, Unicom, Nasscom, MoMo, DAVV etc.). He has hands-on experience with enterprise integration solutions, services, products and has worked with Fortune 500 firms for enterprise IT solutions.

Rahul Bedi

Designation: Sr. Director

Company: Internet of Things Group, Intel

Rahul Bedi, Sr. Director, IOTG, Intel

Rahul is currently the Sr. Director of IOTG Engineering at Intel India and leads a team responsible for the development of various Internet of Things products. He is currently based out of Bangalore. Prior to this role, he managed soft IPs and SW for various upcoming products for Intel SoC (System on a Chip) products. Earlier, he managed the mobile software engineering team and lead the development of the Cherrytrail based Windows tablet. Prior to this Rahul was the Director of Software Strategic Planning at Intel in the US and drove the SW aspects of Intel SoC long-term product roadmap. Earlier at Intel, he has played different roles including Director, Corporate Affairs, Intel South Asia and India Business Operations Manager. As Director of Corporate Affairs, Rahul was responsible for Intel’s government engagements, education, environmental and rural inclusion programs, industry body relations as well as corporate social responsibility programs for South Asia including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Under his leadership, Intel reached an enviable milestone of training more than a 1 million of India’s 6 million or so teachers in 21st-century teaching skills using Information and Communication technology. Prior to this role, he was in charge of India operations, with responsibility for ensuring that various aspects of running operations including people systems, process, risks & controls and infrastructure systems operated smoothly enabling various business units to function in an operationally excellent manner in India. In that role, he led Intel India towards focused operational excellence. From 2001-2005, Rahul was managing the business development for support & service for the Communications Infrastructure Group of Intel in Asia Pacific and Japan. Before joining Intel, he has worked for HCL-Hewlett Packard and Nortel Networks in various engineering & management roles. Rahul has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, New Delhi.

Rahul Golash

Designation: VP and Head of Blockchain

Company: GoSmartChain.com

Rahul Golash, VP and Head of Blockchain Practice, GoSmartChain.com

Rahul is a blockchain practitioner, bitcoin investor, and has deep interest to develop blockchain technology expertise and an ecosystem of blockchain experts. He is currently involved in projects dealing with multiple cryptocurrencies at once, dealing in framework Oraclize, 0x Protocol, RelayRunner, uPort, Toshi mobile, MetaMask, MyEtherWallet tech stack. He is keen to explore and help people in developing solutions on Ethereum Blockchain, solidity based Smart Contracts, ICO, ERC-20 tokens. He has over 17 years of software industry experience of driving product strategy, development, maintenance & support and management of small to large sized, scalable, high volume transactional, distributed software systems in financial security-mutual fund domain, system management and healthcare domain. He possesses strong communication, relationship management, coordination, analytical and problem-solving skills, and has interacted with executive management for smooth project execution.

Rahul Tongia

Designation: Scholar, Researcher, and a Fellow

Company: Brookings IndiaRahul tongia at EFY Conferences

Dr. Rahul Tongia is a scholar and researcher in areas of technology and policy, especially for sustainable development, and a Fellow at Brookings India (and the Brookings Institution), where he leads energy and sustainability studies.  His areas of research are broad and interdisciplinary, spanning technology and policy, with domain expertise in energy/power and IT/telecom. His energy work has spanned seminal studies on Indias nuclear power program, importing natural gas, power pricing, and political economy, and current areas of focus include Smart Grids, Renewable Energy (RE), access to energy, and reforms. He was the founding Advisor to the Smart Grid Task Force, Govt. of India, and the India Smart Grid Forum, bodies he was instrumental in setting up.  He is also an Adj. Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, and was on the faculty at CMU for many years, with appointments in the Dept. of Engineering & Public Policy and School of Computer Science. He was previously Principal Research Scientist/Program Director at the Center for Study of Science, Technology, and Policy (CSTEP), a Bangalore-based not-for-profit where he was involved at the initiation stage.  He was also on the Technology Advisory Board for Southern California Edisons Smart Grid project SmartConnect, a billion dollar project that was recognized by peers as the best in North America, and was Vice-Chair of the UN ICT Task Force Working Group on Enabling Environment (formerly Low-cost Connectivity Access). He has also been a long-time and early scholar in the domain of ICT for Development (ICTD), and the digital divide. Dr. Tongia has a Ph.D. in Engineering Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in 1998 and a Sc.B. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

Rajesh Sola

Designation: Education Specialist

Company: KPIT Technologies Ltd.

Rajesh Sola at IEW 2018Rajesh is an education specialist in the engineering academy at KPIT and working as a faculty in Education and Competency Development (ECoDE) team with expertise on HMI development & connectivity in IVI platforms. Prior to this, he was a core faculty member of CDAC’s Advanced Computing Training School, Pune, and evangelist in embedded systems, IOT domains with a wide span of industry & academia associations. He is the guest author for EFY Group’s Open Source For You Magazine, and has published articles on IOT Protocols, Platforms, Time series database(InfluxDb), Snappy core, Embedded Linux, Android USB, GNU tools for desktop & MCU programming etc in recent years and on OpenOffice.org, Qt development in the past for Linux For You magazine. He was the speaker for various events on Open Source, Embedded Systems, IOT like [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], Open Source [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] He has expertise and is interested in areas like Linux internals, Kernel programming & Device drivers, RTOS, Embedded Linux, Qt programming for desktop and embedded applications, IOT gateway design, IOT platforms & connectivity protocols. He loves teaching & open source, keen on FOSS adoption among the student community and keep exploring emerging technologies and open source trends in core domains these days.

Rajkiran C

Designation: Director, Country Leader – ThingWorx IOT OEM Business

Company: PTC IndiaRajkiran C at EFY Conferences

Rajkiran C has been supportingISVs, OEMs, Application Providers to build software on world-class Platforms for close to 10 years. At PTC, Raj is responsible for the IOT Platform Business with OEM partners based in the Indian sub-continent.

Prior to joining PTC, he was managing the ISV/OEM business at Oracle in Asia Pacific. Having traveled close to 45 countries on business, Raj has wide cross-cultural experience and can compare and contrast best practices in the Telco-ISV space in multiple regions.

Raj is an MBA in Finance and IT from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and is a B-Tech in Computer Science from Dayanand Sagar College, VTU.

Rushikesh D. Nandedkar

Designation: Sr. Security Analyst

Company: FireEye

Rushikesh at IEW 2018

Rushikesh is a security analyst at FireEye. Having more than six years of experience under his belt, his assignments have always been pointed towards reducing the state of insecurity for information. His research papers were accepted at NCACNS 2013, nullcon 2014, HITCON 2014, Defcamp 2014, BruCON 2015, DEFCON 24, BruCON 2016, x33fcon 2017, c0c0n-x 2017, BruCON 2017 and BSides Delhi 2017 as well as being a co-author of an intelligent evil twin tool “DECEPTICON”. Being an avid CTF player, for him, solace is messing up with packets, frames and shellcodes.  Prior to FireEye, he has worked with SecureView, HRMantra and Network Security Solutions. He holds a masters degree in Computer Engineering from SGGS IE&T.

Dr. Sandip Chatterjee

Designation: Director

Company: Ministry of Electronics & IT, Govt of IndiaDr. Sandip Chatterjee at EFY Conferences

Dr. Chatterjee is Director and Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Secretary to Government of
India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India and
engaged in conceptualizing, evolving and implementing R&amp;D projects on electronics material and components and their processing technology, which are beneficial to hardware & electronics manufacturing industries. He is the nodal officer of electronics waste recycling
from the Ministry. Dr. Chatterjee joined the Ministry in 2000 as Scientist and involved in developing policy initiatives in ICT areas in international cooperation. He had twice been nominated by Government of India to develop ICT Policy road-map for Colombia and Suriname in 2002 and 2006, which was well appreciated. Dr. Sandip Chatterjee is Master of Science (Physics) from University of Calcutta and Doctorate from University of Delhi, India (1994).  He had published more than 40 research articles in International/ National journals and books on “Electronics Waste Management: An India Perspective” by international publisher Lambert Academic Publishing Co, Germany and another chapter on “Sustainable Recycling Technology for Electronic Waste”, of the book “Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors” published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, the USA. He was awarded “Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha cash award” for writing the original article in Hindi on ‘Electronics Apshist Aur Bharat’, by Former Hon’ble President Shri Pranab Mukherjee, on Hindi Diwas, 14th September 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan.Dr

Sachin Kelkar

Designation: Head – APJ Developer & Partner Program

Company: Intel Software & Services Group

Sachin Kelkar, Head - APJ Developer and Partner Program Head, Intel


Sachin Kelkar is the Head of Developer & Partner Program for Asia Pacific region of the Intel Software and Services Group – Developer Relations Division. In this role, he focuses on developing the software solutions market across Asia Pacific region by working with key software companies and software developers. Sachin is also responsible for the AI academic engagements in APJ region and is working with key universities in India and other countries to facilitate Artificial Intelligence engagements on Intel architecture including curriculum development and research. Sachin drives business relationships and developer engagements with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), system integrators and software developers in the region across consumer and enterprise segments. He is engaged with developers in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and game development. Sachin has worked with Intel for 15+ years in the areas of developer engagement, software marketing and solutions engineering. He has worked on key projects of local language enabling, mobile application development and partner marketing. He has been working with the startup ecosystem for last few years and has associated with many startups as mentor.

Sandy Mallik

Designation: Marketing head – Emerging geographies and India

Company: PTC


Sandy is an Indian School of Business, Warwick Business School & ST. Stephen’s College alumni. A marketing & strategy professional with several years of experience across industries from manufacturing technologies to healthcare focusing on the Asia Pacific region.

He has marketing leadership experience for technology businesses with expertise in lean marketing, expansion in new markets and demand generation programs.

At EFY Conferences he is going to moderate the panel discussion on “IoT in marketing”.

Sanjeev Keskar

Designation: Managing Director India

Company: Arrow ElectronicsSanjeev Keskar at EFY Conferences

Sanjeev Keskar is working as Managing Director India at Arrow Electronics a leadingElectronic component global distribution company since June 2015. Earlier he wasManaging Director Sales at PMC-Sierra for five years. . He was also elected Chairmanof India Electronics and Semiconductor Association for year 2013-14.Prior to PMC Sierra he was Country Manager, Sales, at Freescale Semiconductor from 2005 to 2009 where he led design win and revenue growth for the India salesoperations. Prior to that Mr. Keskar was the Country Manager, India, for AMD Far East Ltd. from 2001 to 2005. There he started the company’s India operations as the first Country Manager and established AMD India in four years with all major OEM and Channel engagements. Mr. Keskar has also worked at National Semiconductor as Country Manager (1996 – 2001), Max India Ltd. (Avnet India) as Regional Manager and Continental Device India Ltd. Overall; he has more than 32 years of experience and has spent 27 years in Semiconductor industry.Mr. Keskar received a Master’s degree in Management Science and a Bachelor’s of Engineering and Technology from Pune University. Married do Dr. Sangita Keskar who is Pathologist at CMH Hospital and have 2 sons studying in USA.

Sapna Mongia

Designation: Head, Smart Grids and Metering, South Asia, Power and Discretes

Company: STMicroelectronics

Sapna Mongia, Head -Smart Grids and Metering, South Asia, Power and Discretes, STMicroelectronics

Sapna is a Masters in Electronics and Communication with overall 21+ years of experience in electronics and semiconductor industry including 15+ years of experience in world’s leading Semiconductor company. She has held senior management and technical positions at ST Microelectronics in sales and marketing organization as Product Marketing Head and as application development with technical expertise in leading Consumer, Microcontrollers, Industrial applications covering South Asian markets. She has extensive experience of working on multi-site projects (India, Italy, France, US and China business units) with 2+ years of international working experience in division marketing in France. Overall, she has held various positions in sales and marketing in ST Microelectronics and has been responsible for targeting prospects, creating demand, qualifying opportunities, developing and applying appropriate strategic solutions and using executive relational skills to win new business for Power Discrete and Sub Analog Group. She is presently heading the Marketing and Applications Group for the Metering and Smart Grid market covering entire South Asia for the Power Discretes and Sub Analog Group in ST Microelectronics.

Sathish Rajendren

Designation: Chief Operating Officer

Company: Knight Frank India

Sathish is a senior Business Leader & Insead alumnus with over 16 years of rich experience in Facilities, Property & Asset Management and Corporate Real Estate for Occupiers, Developers & Investors. Currently Heading Facilities, Property & Asset Management Business line for India, working closely with our Global & APAC teams to take this business to next phase of growth by providing strategic and operational leadership with a strong track record of performance in dynamic situations.

His Key Competencies/expertise areas: Corporate Real Estate, Strategic Planning and Business P&L, Facility Management, Property & Asset Management, Workplace Strategy & Portfolio Management, Supply Chain & Procurement, Due Diligence and Consulting, Technology, Systems & Security andService Excellence & Customer-Centricity.

Satish Jamadagni

Designation: Vice president, NPE

Company: Reliance Jio.Satish at EFYConferences

Satish has around 20 years of industry experience in the telecom domain covering Devices, Networks, Platforms, and Services. He has led teams contributing towards product development and delivery, develop standards and delivered essential patents for key organizations such as Reliance Jio, Motorola, Samsung, Nortel, and Hughes. Currently, he handles issues related to end to end 5G and IOT deployment. He is a member of the following industry bodies (past/present): Co-Chair of the Asia Regional Operators Group; Small Cell Forum (SCF). Chair of TSDSI (Telecom Standards Development Society of India) Study Group 1. Active member of GTI (Global TDD Initiative) & 3GPP RAN working group.Previously on the board of the International Multimedia Teleconferencing Consortium (IMTC) with responsibility towards VoLTE/RCS and WebRTC. PATENTS & PAPERS : Over 120 granted/pending patents in the wireless devices/platform domain, Over 25 publications in the Wireless/Telecom area and active contributions to various standards bodies. Key Essential patents: Covers LTE connectivity solutions, IMS, IOT, Machine Learning(Most patents are available on Google Patents)

Satya Gupta

Designation: Co-Founder and CEO

Company: SenZopt Technologies

Dr. Satya Gupta has over 27 years in the Electronics & Semiconductor field covering areas from Chip Design to Embedded Systems & Software leading to multiple successful product developments. He has co-founded 3 successful start-ups – Intel Micro Electronic Services, Open-Silicon and Concept2Silicon Systems.

Currently, he’s the co-founder and CEO of SenZopt Technologies with a mission of creating “Self Aware Buildings” offering smart energy solutions. Before starting on his entrepreneurial journey, Dr. Gupta worked at Intel for 13 years and is the Recipient of the prestigious IEEE Gordon Bell award in High Performance Computing for his work on breaking the Teraflop barrier for the first time.

Dr. Gupta also has 6 patents and more than 40 research papers to his name. Dr.Gupta being a visionary, for the development of Electronics Eco-Systems in India, along with several other industry leaders, founded India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) in 2005 and was its chairman in 2012-13. He was also part of the team which drafted Nation Electronics Policy, 2011 and was part of Karnataka ICT Vision group, 2013. Dr. Gupta received his Ph.D. from Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA and is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and BITS, Pilani in India.

Senthil Nathan C

Designation: Research and General Manager (IoT,
Bigdata and Home Intelligence)

Company: Samsung R&D

Senthil is a research-focused IT professional specialised in Internet of Things, Big Data, Machine Learning , Intelligence and connected experience. He is leading solution development projects from conceptualisation to commercialisation.

Currently, he is leading “Internet of Things & Analytics Platform ” Lab in Samsung R&D Institute-Bangalore. This lab is responsible of spearheading IoT Platform development that includes IoT Cloud, IoTivity open-source development and deployment, IoT Analytics and vertical services(Car, Home) and IoT Security with focus on Next Big Thing research.

Shamit Verma

Shamit Verma at IEW 2018

Designation: Executive Director – Technology Division

Company: Morgan Stanley

Shamit is an Executive Director of technology division of Morgan Stanley. Shamit has 18 years of work experience in software development. Shamit manages applications that are used by equity research and macroeconomic research businesses. Technologies used in applications include Java, CUDA, Data Lake (Hadoop) and Natural Language Understanding via Machine Learning. He has been with Morgan Stanley for more than 14 years now and has handled many projects under various roles. He is a Technical Architect with passion towards machine learning, text processing in equity research applications.

Sivarama Krishna Prakash (Retd)

Designation: Senior Corporate Counsel

Company: Cisco Systems

Wing Commander Prakash commenced his career with a short stint in Central Bank of India and then moved in to the Indian Airforce where he spent the first seven years in the Administrative Branch as an Air Traffic and Radar Controller and then moved in to the Judge Advocate Department where he worked for another 16 years before taking premature retirement from the IAF in 2009 to join the Corporate World. His stint in the Corporate world has been with legal department of two companies viz IBS Software Services Pvt Ltd from 2009 to 2011 and with Cisco since 2011.

Wg Cdr Prakash is a multifaceted 360 degree lawyer with experience in various legal facets like Arbitration, Banking, Commercial and Engineering Contracts, Cyber Law, ediscovery, Escrow, IP, Litigation, Labour laws, Procurement, Privacy, Telecom Laws, Compliance and Software Licensing, He is also in the panel of ICADR as Arbitrator.

In addition to his legal qualification Wg Cdr Prakash is also a qualified software programmer.

Wg Cdr Prakash has been the first IAF Officer to undergo the prestigious Judge Advocate Staff Course with the US AirForce at their JAG School in Montgomery, Alabama.

Sivakumar Natarajan

Designation: Global Practice Head of Digital for Manufacturing and Technology Strategic Business Unit

Company: Wipro

Sivakumar Natarajan is the Global Practice Head of Digital for Manufacturing and Technology Strategic Business Unit in Wipro Limited and is responsible for driving profitable growth of clients via innovative digital technologies and business process transformations.

Sivakumar has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, and has worked with manufacturers in transforming their business by leveraging the power of technology. As part of his journey in enabling innovation for manufacturers, Sivakumar has managed award-winning products & solutions which have won the Nasscom Innovation Award and Frost & Sullivan award for product innovation. In his current role, Sivakumar works with manufacturing & tech companies in their digital journey bringing the power of differentiated skillsets, new technologies, industry platforms and new ways of working like design thinking to put their customers at the centre of their strategy and transform their products and services, value chain and business model.

Sivakumar holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Guindy Engineering College, Chennai and an MBA from IIM – Ahmedabad.

Snigdha Singh

Snigdha Singh at IEW

Designation: Executive Director – Technology Division

Company: Morgan Stanley

Snigdha is an Executive Director of Technology division of Moran Stanley. Snigdha has about 20 years of experience in business analysis, architecture, design, and delivery of enterprise-scale systems and programs on a variety of platforms. She is a passionate Java developer and likes to dabble in new technologies. She has worked in multiple markets from the US to India covering a number of regulatory nuances such as Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID and India Tax Regulations. She has helped build and lead high performing, cross-regional teams in these areas. Today she leads the India equity swaps team and the swaps STP initiative globally. She is involved in all areas of the equity swap lifecycle including product creation, trade enrichment, allocation, cash flow, risk, and reporting. This includes not just IT stakeholder management but active interactions with the swaps desk and senior business management.

Sridharan Mani

Designation: Director & CEO

Company: American Megatrends India

Sridharan Mani, Director & CEO, American Megatrends


Sridharan Mani, Director & CEO, American Megatrends India private limited is an MBA graduate from Emory University, USA. He has around 22+ years of experience in the information technology. Around 15+ years of his experience is in holding key executive management and leadership position in USA & India. He is an innovator and a team player and has developed and established key products and solutions in Healthcare, Telematics and Service Delivery for a global audience. He has around 15+ patents pending in the field of Healthcare and Telematics. Professor of Goizueta Business School Dr Benn Konsynski quotes “Mani has an excellent balance of strong technical skills and business acumen. He has an excellent grasp of business applications and management needs and keeping at the forefront of technology advances. He is also an individual with high integrity – a highly principled individual.” He is married to Archana, a graduated financial accountant, with two children, studying 11th and 7th grade.

Srinivas Khandavilli

Designation: IoT/Smart Building Program Director

Company: Intel Corporation


Srinivas own Intel’s strategy to create smart buildings, integrating IoT technologies and establishing a technology POR for all new internal buildings. This includes owning the smart building technology roadmap and developing the standards and capability PoR’s for these buildings.

He also makes recommendations on what the best use of forward-looking budget should be for outfitting retrofit implementations at Intel with the latest IoT Smart features that drive Opx savings to the corporation and positively impact employee satisfaction.

Srinivasa Rao Appalla

Designation: Product Specialist – Scopes and Marketing

Company: Rohde & Schwarz

By Srinivasa Rao Appalla, Product Specialist, Rohde & Schwarz

Srinivasa Rao Appalla has around 25 years’ experience in Electronic Test and Measurement Industry. He has been associated with Rohde &Schwarz, India for the last 7 years. Presently he is working as Product Specialist – Scopes and responsible for marketing, addressing customer requirements and brand awareness across all market segments. His talk is going to be about how Rohde &Schwarz Expands Oscilloscope Portfolio with launch of Three new Mid Range Products.Rohde & Schwarz is further consolidating its OSCILLOSCOPE portfolio to meet the larger market demands in educational & research market, as part of this program R&S is introducing Three new series of scopes R&S RTC1000, R&S RTM 3000 and R&S RTA 4000. These embedded oscilloscopes cover a Bandwidth of 50 MHz to 1 GHz and offer industry best Price to Performance Ratio. The RTM 3000 and RTA 4000 Series Scopes are designed with 10 bit ADC for better accuracy of measurements and 10.1” capacitive touchscreen with innovative user interface for ease of use. Excellent signal fidelity,High waveform acquisition rate , innovative trigger system and intuitive user interface is common feature across all Rohde & Schwarz Oscilloscopes

Sriram Haridass

Designation: Director, Business Development

Company: Infiswift

By Sriram Haridass, Business Development Director, Infiswift

Sriram has more than a decade of experience in helping enterprises adopt the technology. He has incubated new business lines around 3rd platform technology led digital transformation offerings for Wipro & HCL with their strategic customers. Sriram leads business development in India establishing strategic partnerships with customers and partners. He has experience running business development for leading system integrators and a technology research firm with a background in digital transformation and consulting. At EFYConferencs Sriram is going to talk about the real-world project in the solar energy industry and the technologies involved in its implementation, understanding the challenges of scaling a solution and what an actual IoT proof of concept looks like.

Srivatsan Padmanaban

Designation: Vice President

Company: Accenture Technology

Srivatsan Padmanaban at IEW @018

Srivatsan Padmanabhan is working with Accenture Technology as VP and in his current role as high tech industry, SME focuses on initiatives in IoT, PLM and Industry X.0. He has more than 18 years IT experience working with companies like Satyam, GE, ITC in the past in the area of PLM, where he was responsible for delivery of PLM specifically PTC Windchill programs across multiple geos. He also has 6 years of industry experience. Srivatsan graduated from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani and did his executive PGP from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. He is Six Sigma Greenbelt and PMP certified. As digital technologies are redefining business models & impacting customer expectations on an unprecedented scale, he is going to talk about how Digital twin as a notable technology is helping in this change.

Suchita Vishnoi

Designation: Director – Marketing

Company: Salesforce

Suchita Vishnoi, Director – Marketing, Salesforce India

Suchita leads the Marketing function at Salesforce India across all Lines of Business. She is a member of the India Leadership team and part of APAC Marketing Leadership team driving the next phase of growth for Salesforce in India.

Suchita has over 18 years of record achievement targeting niche B2B & B2C audiences for IT products & services using conventional & new age marketing tools & media.

She specializes in all facets of Marketing covering Corporate Communication, Media Relations, Sales Promotion & Lead Generation Programs, ROI driven Campaign management, Channel Marketing & Partner Management, Market Access & Market Development Programs, Relationship Marketing & Demand Generation Activities, Brand promotion, Research & Strategic Planning. In a clutter-filled environment, Suchita is inspired by simplicity. She believes simplicity is what consumers want and what marketers need to learn.

Sukanto Aich

Designation: Sr. Director – Lighting

Company: Lighting Philips India Limited

Sukanto Aich, Sr. Director – Lighting, Philips

Sukanto is the Senior Director and heads the 1300 crore B2B Professional Business for Philips Lighting India. He has been with Philips for almost 4 years now and is focusing on the overall growth of B2B Business for Philips Lighting, which has been growing double digit over the last 3 years.

He is also focused on the growth of Connected Lighting systems and interacts with several CTOs/CIOs on the new emerging models of IoT and how lighting can play a key role in this story. He has been instrumental in several mega deals in Connected lighting involving Power over Ethernet.

In his 25+ years of illustrious career, he has held several key positions like the President of Enterprise Business for Tata Teleservice, Director at Bennett Coleman and Company, COO of Bharti Airtel to name a few. Sukanto has done his Masters in Business Administration from IIM Calcutta and engineering from Jadavpur University.

Sumeet Sharma

Designation: Senior Director and Head of Service Delivery

Company: Capgemini India

Sumeet is a corporate real estate and solutions (CRES) professional supported by over 19 years of accomplishments with IT/ ITES, Financial services corporations and a stint with the India Army. He has been associated with all facets of CRES in India and working for global organizations in various capacities. His professional career has largely involved me in building, shaping and providing CRES strategies during the growth and transformation phases of the business. This has also resulted in creating industry and global market benchmarks.

He has been involved in managing diverse and complex situations in small, medium and large sized peoplorganizationsns. His leadership acumen encapsulates business imperatives linked to service delivery strategy, governance, culture, people, financial, legal and sustainability objectives associated with managing strategic and tactical outcomes in a global delivery environment.

Sunil Aggarwal

Designation: Director

Company: Trustmachines

Sunil Aggarwal, Author of the book "Bitcoin Magnet" ; Director, Trustmachines.

Sunil Aggarwal is the author of the book “Bitcoin Magnet” and is the director of Trustmachines, a Blockchain teaching/training, research, and consultancy company. He is also a Blockchain advisor for the companies Signzy and Simpal Portal, Australia.  Sunil has spent eighteen years in three integrated areas of teaching, research and startup ecosystem.

He is first in India to teach a credit-based course on Bitcoin & Blockchain technology applications in a university. His core areas of professional interest are emerging Blockchain Technology startups, online learning solutions, and digital business models. He aspires to live in a world where people can develop multiple forms of intelligence and create immense abundance.

Sunil David

Designation: Regional Director ( IOT )

Company: AT&T IndiaSunil david at EFY Conferences

Sunil David has 24 years of experience in the IT and Telecom industry. Sunil is currently the RegionalDirector ( IOT ) for AT&T India based in Chennai. He is responsible for building and executing the IoT strategy for India and the ASEAN regions, working on building a partner ecosystem for AT&T in the area of IOT devices, platforms and applications and on working on a number of Marketing initiatives to help build the AT&T brand in the IOT space.Sunil was recognized by the World Marketing Congress in Nov 2017 as one of the 50 Most InfluentialDigital Marketing Leaders.Apart from his responsibilities with AT&T, Sunil is part of the FICCI TN Tech Panel and CII manufacturing panel working on initiatives to drive Digital technology adoption within the Industry and e-Governance projects of Tamil Nadu. He was inducted into the Telecom Working Group of the IET IOT India panel in Sep 2017, whose charter is multifold – to work with Academia to promote IOT and have curriculum that covers IOT, liaise with Govt bodies to create IOT awareness and support in policy creation , gather and mentor startups in the IOT space and participate in local conferences where relevance of IOT can be presented and awareness created. Sunil is also on the Advisory board of a Startup based in Chennai that is focused on Skills development and Cybersecurity services, training and consulting. He is also part of the NASSCOM Diversity and Inclusion Council, Chennai chapter working on various initiatives to bring a greater awareness among corporate India to build a Diverse & Inclusive workforce. Sunil had a brief stint with Telstra India from Nov 2015 to Dec 2016 for a little over a year as their country Sales Director responsible to grow the Enterprise business in India.

Syam Madanapalli

Designation: Head, IoT Delivery and SME

Syam Madanapalli

Company: NTT Data Services

Syam heads the IoT Delivery at NTT Data Services and Subject Matter Expert for the Internet of Things. He co-authored a book on all IP networks, filed for 22 patents, written 8 RFC standard for the internet at IETF, contributed to various standards at IEEE and other SDOs. Syam leads the team that developed world’s first IPv6 ready logo certified TCP/IP stack. Mr Madanapalli is the chair for IEEE P1931.1, the Roof Computing for the Internet of Things. He is an applied scientist, architect and people’s manager working to embed the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into our lives to democratize the intelligence, potentially making everybody smarter, faster and more productive.

Dr.Vijay Mishra

Designation: CTO-CeNSE

Company: Indian Institute of Science (IISc).Dr. Vijay at EFY Conferences

Dr. Vijay has over 20 years of experience in R&D, Device Design and Semiconductor Technology (Microelectronics, Nanoelectronics), responsible for the establishment of state of the art facility for Micro and Nano characterization (MNCF) at CeNSE, IISc. He was previously the Co-ordinator of Indian Nanoelectronics Users Program at IISc and is presently involved in building state of the art sensor networks and electronics systems. He has conducted oversees technical operations of Micro and Nano Characterization Facility, Systems Engineering and managing industrial partnerships for CeNSE, IISc in the role of CTO, CeNSE. He has two US and Two European Patent granted and other 5 invention disclosures in pipeline Several invention disclosures (trade secrets). He has published over 60 International Journal & Conference publications. The Positions Held by Mr. Vijay are as follows: Scientist in BARC, Principal Technologist Imager Design team at Sarnoff Corporation, Scientist in CMTI, Presently Chief Technology Officer at CeNSE (IISc)

Tanish Mathur

Designation: Asst. Vice President

Company: HSBC Commercial Banking


Tanish Mathur is a Sr. Industry Practitioner with more than 14 years of experience in Corporate Banking, Business Analysis, Testing, Consulting & Project Management.

Tanish has a keen interest in emerging technologies including Blockchain with a specific focus in Banking & Trade Finance domain. As part of core banking & consulting engagements with different clients, Tanish has successfully managed business expectations through a collection of integrated initiatives spanning Organization, Processes, Product & Technology. Prior to HSBC, Tanish has worked with Wipro, BFSI Software Consulting, Bank Julius Baer, Singapore, Oracle, HDFC Bank, American Express Bank & ABN Amro.

His recent work “Converging themes of Innovation & Project Management” has been awarded as the
best paper @ Project Management National Conference India, 2017. Tanish holds an MBA in Finance from IBS, Hyderabad & certified in PMI-PMP, PMI-ACP, ITIL V3, ISTQB
& Oracle Flexcube.

Tulika Pandey

Designation: Director, Computer Emergency Response Team – India (CERT-In)

Company: Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
Government of India

Tulika is the Director of Computer Emergency Response Team – India (CETI -In) at Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. She has over 25+ years of experience at Meity. Tulika is an Electronics and Communication Engineer with a post-graduate Diploma in Intelectual Property Rights and Intellectual Property Law from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. She has been with the Government of India since 1992 and holds the position of Additional Director with the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India. She has been involved in implementation strategy and action plan formulations for a wider reach of ICT facilitated benefits; Integration of appropriate technology interfaces between human and cyber world; Steering of Research and Development projects for the development of contextual ICT technology, tool, applications, and content. She has traversed the path of Microelectronics development, E-Learning, Technology Development for Indian Languages, Digital Libraries and now E-Infrastructure and Internet Governance in her stint with the Government of India.

Ms. Tulika Pandey is a member of the IEEE Women in Engineering Society. She has conducted technical training programmes and entrepreneurial workshops for ubiquitous ICT interventions in human life for inclusion and contribution of women in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. She is spearheading activities of Internationalization of Internet, Internet Proliferation and its last mile outreach within India. She represents the concerns of India and government in particular in the International and National forums of Internet Governance, Internationalization of Internet and Women in ICT.

Uma Seetharaman

Designation: Technical and Business leader in mobile connectivity and IOT

Company: Exploring LPWAN in IoT

Uma Seetharaman is and Engineering leader with 24 years of experience in technology management, bootstrapping technology centre of excellence, fostering strong organisational culture and leadership development with domain specialisation in Connectivity core technologies => Bluetooth, GNSS, NFC, UMA Seamless Mobility IOT => Thread, BLE and LPWAN IOT solutions – Industrial IOT and Smart City IOT solutions.

She has played leadership roles at Motorola, Infineon and Intel in Connectivity and IOT space and currently she is Founder of Ojaswati Systems focused on IoT solution as an Entrepreneur. She is passionate about Mentoring upcoming women and startups
She is passionate about Mentoring upcoming women and startups.

Venkatesh Kumaran

Designation: Senior Director

Company: ARMVenkatesh Kumaran at EFY Conferences


Venki has 30 years of work experience in consulting, sales management, marketing, operations and executive leadership roles across IT, Semicon, Embedded software and system design at various MNC’s and Indian companies at Hong Kong, Boston, and India. At present, he heads the strategy and operations of an Industry body on electronics and semiconductors and is passionately working to grow the ESDM industry as well as creating an IoT ecosystem in India. In a short span of time, he was instrumental in getting the final approval of India’s first brownfield Electronic manufacturing cluster for $5Million.

He has curated 16 IOT start-ups across MedTech, Wearables, Energy, space tech and is passionately mentoring, coaching and advising them on Execution, Market Capital and funding capital. Venki is an Active member of the Ministry of Defense task force and is working on developing India’s Defense Electronics policy. He is the co-chair of Deftronics and IOTNEXT and also on the Governing body of TiE Bangalore.

Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran

Designation: Founder and Chief Editor

Company: Healthcare India

Dr. Vikram Venkateswaran is the Founder and Chief Editor of Healthcare India.

Dr Vikram Venkateswaran is the Founder and Chief Editor of Healthcare India, which is a social movement for better health in the country. We believe that revolutionary health care outcomes are possible only when patients, care providers, local communities, businesses and the government are all deeply involved in the cause for better health. He holds more than 16 years of experience in healthcare, strategic marketing, and machine learning. He is a doctor from College of Dental Surgery, Manipal and he did his MBA from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. He is also working with NTT-Data Services as Senior Advisor for Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and with Dell as a Marketing Leader for Digital Business Services. With expertise in healthcare and the strategic business, he is going to talk about how blockchain can revolutionalize the health industry.

Vinay Chaddha

Designation: Electronics Hobbyist and CEO

Company: GVC Systems Pvt Ltd.

Vinay Chaddha at IEW 2018

Vinay is an electronic hobbyist with around 40 years of hands-on experience. He has been building and selling controllers for electronic devices like traffic lights, building elevators, vending machines, medical instruments, home and building automation etc. At present, he is incubated at Amity Innovation Incubator, Amity University, Noida. Vinay also teaches electronics and programming to underprivileged kids in Noida, writes and replies to queries on electronics in Quora and has open sourced many of his commercial designs. His strength has been to convert an idea into real shape and then give that design to various manufacturers who in turn take care of production, marketing and sales. He believes in sharing and has already made seven most successful commercial designs open. He has published many complete circuits, details, and software in an electronic magazine EFY.

Y V S Lakshmi

Designation: Group Leader IPR, Marketing & Knowledge Management group

Company: C-DOT Centre for Development of TelematicsYVS Laksmi at EFY Conferences

Dr. YVS Lakshmi received M.Sc.Engg. and Ph.D. from ECE Dept, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and has completed basic course on IPR conducted by WIPO and P.G. Diploma in IPR Law from NLSIU, Bangalore. She has gained more than twenty years’ experience in the Telecom Industry in Quality, Reliability, Failure Analysis, Corporate Functions, IPR, Training & Teaching, and technology marketing. She is currently Group Leader IPR, Marketing & Knowledge Management group (Bangalore) at C-DOT, Bangalore. Prior to CDOT worked at ITI Ltd. Bangalore. She has published and presented more than 100 papers in National and International Journals of repute and at various conferences. She also provides research guidance for postgraduate and Ph.D. students, of IISc, NITs and other universities. She has patented ‘Current controlled variable resistor through superconductors’. She has received Sir.M.Visweswarayya Award for extraordinary contributions to Engineering on his 152nd Birthday in Sep 2011. She is the member of the following Professional Bodies: Fellow IETE, Senior Member IEEE, Life member IMAPS, NIQR. She was also the chairperson of Women in Engineering (WIE) of IEEE, Bangalore Chapter (2015). EXECOM member of IEEE Bangalore section and served as treasurer (2017). She has represented IEEE WIE Bangalore section at the IEEE Region 10 Congress, 2011 at Auckland, New Zealand. She has also represented IEEE WIE Bangalore chapter at section congress 2014 at Amsterdam. She has contributed to the preparation of Report on & Telecom sector roadmap for innovation 2010-2020& is a working group member for IPR policy-Telecom Standards Development Society India (TSDSI). She is also representing C-DOT in Reliability of Electronic /Electrical Components and Equipment Sectional Committee, LITD 02 of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards). Steering Committee Member of Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre, of NRDC, Bangalore and also represented C-DOT in various forums and exhibitions including 99,100,102 and 103 Science Congress. She is a very active IEEE volunteer.


EFY Conferences Alumni (in no particular order):

  1. Dr Andreas Middendorf, Fraunhofer-Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration
  2. Venkat Mattela, CEO, Redpine Signals
  3. Balaji Kesavaraj, Director – Platform Strategy, Microsoft India
  4. Ashok Ravula, Solutions Director-Core Platform, Infiswift
  5. Vinay Chaddha, CEO, GVC Systems Pvt Ltd
  6. Ravi Ramaswamy, Head – Health Systems, Philips
  7. Saurabh Kirtani, Technology Evangelist, Microsoft
  8. Mohammed Iqbal Ahmed, Sr Engineer, Intel Software Services Group
  9. Jagdish Harsh, CMD, Mobiloitte
  10. Milind Hanchinmani, Director, Data Center and IoT Enabling-APJ
  11. Kiran Chikkappa, Senior Staff Manager, Qualcomm India
  12. Sudhir Rawat, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
  13. Mukesh Gangadhar, Technical Lead for Datacenter Activities, Intel Software Services Group
  14. Vyasan V, Scientegra Labs, Bengaluru
  15. Eric Cheng, Product Marketer, Sigma Designs
  16. Gopi Bulusu, Chair – Super Computing Consortium of India
  17. Syam Madanapalli, Global Lead for IoT Delivery, Dell
  18. PVN PavanKumar, Director – IOT Product Management, SAP Labs
  19. Geetika Goel, CTO, Jigsaw Academy
  20. Martin Woolley, Technical Programme Manager, Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), Inc.
  21. Bhaskar Chugh, Head of Sales, Mobiloitte
  22. Vaibhav Kohli, Research, and Development, VMWare
  23. B V Vasu, Director, Phytec Embedded Pvt Ltd.
  24. Pawan Dubey, Senior Consultant, Infosys
  25. Virendra Gupta, Senior Vice President and Business Line Head, Huawei Technologies India
  26. Rajdeep Dhar, GM- Business Development, Mobiloitte
  27. Shanmuga Sunder T, Project Manager, Robert Bosch Engineering
  28. Praveen Arora, Director, Digital Strategy & Transformation, Ericsson
  29. Ankan Mitra, Procurement & Strategy, Shell
  30. Shalini Ramamurthy, Lead Analyst, Insight Research
  31. Naveen Balani,IoT & Cognitive Leader ,Accenture Labs
  32. Kumaran Venkatesh, VP – Strategy & Operations, IESA
  33. Kalyan Varma, Vice President, TUV Rheinland
  34. Rajeev Kumar, VP-Global Sales, Mobiloitte
  35. Britto Edward Victor, Design Centre Head, ROHM Semiconductor India
  36. Aravind Mangarsi, Head – Process and Factory Automation, B&R Industrial Automation
  37. SK Sinha, Professor, IISC, Digital Strategy & Transformation, Ericsson
  38. Vikas Dwivedi , Senior Manager
  39. Mubeen Jukaku, Technology Head, Emertxe
  40. Anirban Chowdhury Co-founder and Director, Technology Frugal labs Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
  41. T. Anand, Principal Architect, Knewron
  42. Munir Mohammed, Program Specialist-Comsoc & eHealth, IEEE
  43. Kaustubha Parkhi, Principal Analyst, Insight-Corp
  44. Vijay Bolloju, Manager, Application Engineering, ROHM Semiconductor India
  45. Ashissh Raichura,  Founder, Medikell – an IoT Empowered Healthcare
  46. Deepak Gupta, Founder, Future Foundry
  47. Rahul Mathur, Senior Team Lead-Product Development, SP Robotic Works
  48. Prabhu Ramachandran Director WebNMS, the IoT Division of Zoho Corporation
  49. Bhaskar Rao, Founder-CEO, Technosphere
  50. Rajeev Jha, founder director, Yuktix
  51. Sathvik Ashok, IoT Specialist Developer, SAP labs
  52. Anuj Deshpande, founder director, Makerville
  53. Kedar Sovani, Staff Manager, Marvel Semiconductor
  54. Deepak Hebbur, Co-Founder, and CEO – Skillfinity
  55. Ninad Deshpande, Specialist – Open Technologies, B&R Industrial Automation
  56. Nihal Kashinath, founder, IoTBLR
  57. Shajee Kozhukkunnon , Sr. Regional Manager – Moxa India
  58. Jayakumar Balasubramanian, Director, Emertxe
  59. Shekar Sanyal, Director & Country Head, IET India
  60. Vinod Bhargav B S, Senior System Architect, Robert Bosch Engineering
  61. Aneesha Pillai, Co-founder, Future Foundry
  62. Hemant Kamat, Co-founder, and CTO, Shalaka Technologies Pvt Ltd
  63. Suniel Kumar G, Director & Founder, Nexiot
  64. Abhishek Latthe, CEO, SenseGiz
  65. Ganesh Shankar, Founder, FluxGen
  66. Marutish Varanasi, Head of Big data Analytics and Data Sciences, Marvelogic Consultancy Services
  67. Sachindra, creator, Stellar Innovators
  68. Maihi Pashya, Electronics Designer, Nexiot
  69. Dr Ashish Vasant Joglekar, Technical Staff (Hardware Design), Robert Bosch Center for Cyber-Physical Systems, IISc.
  70. Hrishikesh Kamat, CEO, Shalaka Technologies Pvt Ltd
  71. Venkatesh K, Lead R&D Staff, Nexiot
  72. Sivathanu Neelkantan, CEO, NeeL Software
  73. Prashanth Perugupalli, Founder, Spectral Insights
  74. Sudhir Sathiyamoorthy, Founder, Resonate
  75. Srinivasa Moorthy, CEO, APEITA
  76. Nisarg Nirmalkumar, CTO, Skillfinity
  77. Gururaja Narasimhaswamy, HMI Expert – Vehicle Infotainment, Robert Bosch
  78. Satish Bhomenahalli, Program Manager, TCS
  79. Adarsh Manvikar, Product Manager, Delphi Automotive
  80. Pranav Pai Vernekar, Founder, Inventrom
  81. Praveen Gonsalves, Head- Product Design and R&D, Shalaka Technologies Pvt Ltd
  82. Arun Magesh, IoT Security Expert, Attify
  83. Shaun Mitra, Chief Business Officer, Technosphere
  84. Arzan Amaria, Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect, CloudThat Technologies
  85. Dr Parag H Rughani, Assistant Professor, Institute of Forensic Science, GFSU
  86. Rajesh Sola, Core faculty member, C-DAC’s Advanced Computing Training School
  87. Rishabh Hardas, Embedded Software Developer, Atos India Pvt. Ltd
  88. Urmil Parikh, Co-founder, Klar Systems
  89. Shubham Srivastava, Technical Trainer, CDAC’s Advanced Computing Training School
  90. Abhay S Bharadwaj, Sr. Cloud Engineer and Application Developer, Frugal Labs
  91. Avinash Kaushik, Founder, Revvx IoT Accelerator
  92. Mohan Yenigalla, Co-founder, Klar Systems
  93. Zainul Charbiwala, Founder & CTO, Tricog Health
  94. Deboprio Ghosh, Founder & CEO, IOTPOT
  95. Sumit Laad, Country Head, Amazon Launchpad
  96. Bahubali Shete, Founder Gecko, IoT POT
  97. Bipin P Kumar, Co-Founder, Gaia Smart Cities
  98. Girish VS, Executive Director, ISCM
  99. Jagdish Harsh, Founder & CMD, Mobiloitte
  100. Kalyan Varma, Vice President, TUV Rheinland
  101. Nitesh Kumar Jangir, Co-founder, Coeo Labs
  102. Nipun Kanade, Software Consultant, ThoughtWorks
  103. Rainer Rego, Sr. Cloud Engineer and Application Developer, Frugal Labs
  104. PVG Menon, President, VANN Consulting Pvt. Ltd
  105. Mr Arun Verma, VP Operations, Yuktix
  106. Melwin Matthew, Android Lead, Wagr
  107. Shri B Manish Kumar Assist. Vice President, KITVEN
  108. Shabarinath, Assistant Professor, SRM Easwari Engineering College
  109. Abhijit Roy, Associate Director, Happiest Minds Technologies
  110. Aravind S, Backend Lead, Wagr
  111. Praseeth Sethumadhavan Business Development Manager Tektronix
  112. Angad Singh CBO Kratos wearable
  113. K Vijaya Kumar Gupta CEO KWALITY PHOTONICS P LTD
  114. Azeem Merchant CEO Messung ERFI
  115. Shri A R Jayakumar CEO KITVEN
  116. Hemant Singh Tomar CEO Kratos wearable
  117. Chow Reddy, Managing Director, Interleaved Technologies
  118. Dr Rishi Bhatnagar Chairman IET India IoT Panel
  119. Keith Bryant Chairman SMART Group
  120. Kaustubh Karnataki Chief Engineer FluxGen Engineering Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  121. Vijay Raghav Varada Co-Founder Fracktal Works Pvt. Ltd.
  122. Sandeep S Co-founder Portuspine
  123. Jerric Lyns John Co-founder Portuspine
  124. Jayaraj Esvar Co-founder Elnetty
  125. Gopinathan Andavar Co-founder Elnetty
  126. Ramasamy Esvar Co-founder Elnetty
  127. Advaith Mohan Co-founder Wagr
  128. Ajith K Co-founder Wagr
  129. Siddharth Darbha Co-founder Wagr
  130. Diljith Co-Founder Avench
  131. Rajeend Co-Founder Avench
  132. Sajith Co-Founder Avench
  133. Sandeep Patil Co-founder and lead engineer Explore Embedded
  134. Nezer Ahemed Community Manager Wagr
  135. Arshadev Consultant (R&D) Earlybird online
  136. Srinivas Mandavilli Country Manager Imagination Technologies
  137. Charles Chen Country Manager, India Moxa
  138. Pooja Maheshwari CTO SRS ValueTech
  139. Vijay Mishra CTO IISc, CeNSE
  140. Vinayak Patil Kulkarni. CTO INVENDIS
  141. Yuping Tseng CTO ThroughTek
  142. Bijumon Janardhanan CTO Earlybird online
  143. Rohit Singh CTO Kratos wearable
  144. Pankaj A Data Science Wagr
  145. Sunil Thomas Data Science Wagr
  146. Speakers Designation Company
  147. Gopithulasinathan T Developer Elnetty
  148. Nikhil Vishnu PV Developer Elnetty
  149. Prabhu Ramachandran Director WebNMS
  150. Siddharth Unny Director TL Micro Automation Pvt. Ltd
  151. Vallab Rao Director Phytec Embedded Pvt Ltd
  152. Naren Sankar Director for Channel Sales Broadcom Corporation
  153. Aseem Jakhar Director R&D Payatu Technologies
  154. Commander Kuriyedath Ramesh (Retd) Director(Technical) dB Systems
  155. Arvind Sanjeev electronics engineer, inventor and entrepreneur DIY (Do it Yourself) Hacking.
  156. Shri .S P Bhattacharya, Executive Director (Engg, R&D) HALSanjay Prasad Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer 1neoteric Technology
  157. Senthil Kumar Madasamy Field Application Engineering Manager-India, Cree India Pvt. Ltd
  158. Chinmayi Sk Founder Saakshin Technologies
  159. Vikram Rastogi Founder hacklab.in
  160. Raj Kurady Founder Monitoring Young Ones – Shishu Surakhsha Samadhan
  161. Phil Kinner Global Business and Technical Director (International Conformal Coatings Division) Electrolube
  162. Neel Mathews GM MREVA
  163. Suraj Kumar Head – Engineering Kratos wearable
  164. Milan Singh Bais Head – Sales Kratos wearable
  165. Hemant Patil Head CoE – Manufacturing Tata Teleservices Limited
  166. Niraj Tyagi Head CoE – Manufacturing Tata Teleservices Limited
  167. Vipul Kumar Innovation Head KPIT Technologies
  168. Dr Myshkin Ingawale Inventor and Entrepreneur.
  169. Raghav Sridhar Lead R&D Fracktal Works
  170. Vinosh Babu James Lead, Technical Standards Qualcomm Standards & Industry Organizations
  171. Rishi Bhatnagar Maker | Intel Software Innovator| Arduino Maker Fellow
  172. Ramavallabhan Management & Technical Consultant JVR consultants
  173. Sadanand Bhatt Manager-Application Support (Wired & Microwave) Anritsu
  174. Bhagath Singh Karunakaran Managing Director Kalycito
  175. Sanjeev Keskar Managing Director India Arrow Electronics
  176. Pankaj Vyas Managing Director, Vice President – Software Engineering, GainSpan
  177. Systems India Pvt. Ltd. Gainspan
  178. Mukul Pareek Marketing Program Manager Keysight Technologies
  179. Vikram Vaidyanathan MD Matrix Partners India
  180. Narang N Kishor Mentor and Principal Design Architect narnix technolabs Pvt. Ltd.
  181. Brij Basin Principal Rebright Partners Founding team
  182. Prakasha Rao Project Director for GSAT 9, GSAT 17 and GSAT 18, and Study Director of GSAT 20 ISRO
  183. Creena Mehta Project Manager HPE
  184. Srinivasan Subramani Project Manager, Embedded Systems Barry Wehmiller International
  185. M.P Rajaram Regional Sales Manager AE for India Henkel Adhesive Technologies
  186. Bhaskar Lala Sales Manager, South India Flir
  187. Dr Subrata Rakshit Scientist G, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics DRDO
  188. Lokesh Balu Security Consultant Dell
  189. Bhuvana Balaji Senior Architect Span Infotech
  190. Deepak Pandian Senior Engineer Continental Automotive
  191. Pallab Maji Senior Engineer Continental Automotive
  192. Rohit Patel Senior Engineer TechMahindra
  193. Mr Shailendra Singh Senior Engineer Yuktix
  194. Mr Shailendra Singh Senior Engineer Xyra X-Locator
  195. Maheen Rasheed Senior R&D Engineer Mediatronix
  196. Deepu Chandran Senior Technical Consultant LDRA
  197. Neha Satak Serial Entrepreneur Astronome – IISc
  198. Prasad Bhat Serial Entrepreneur Astronome – IISc
  199. Amit Dang Software Architect Intel
  200. Ting Zhou System Director OVT
  201. Bijoy Ramanan Team Lead (R&D) Earlybird online
  202. Mr.Shrinivas Bhat Technical Director Entuple Technologies Pvt Ltd
  203. Pankaj Bansod Technical Lead – Reliability Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, India
  204. Abhishek Surendran VC Exfinity Venture Partners
  205. Ankan Mitra Vice-President SMTA India Chapter
  206. Mr Arun Verma, VP Operation Xyra X-Locator
  207. Anuj Ashokan, Tata Teleservices
  208. Bharadwaj Amrutur, IISc
  209. Subramanian.C, Intel
  210. Vinod Kumar M, Tejas Networks
  211. Anool M, Maker’s Asylum
  212. Vaibhav C, Maker’s Asylum
  213. Jain Anuj, Bosch
  214. Vivek Sharma, ST Microelectronics
  215. G S Raom Qualcomm
  216. Manish Prakashm Airtel
  217. Argha Basum Airtel
  218. Ranjeet Koulm Intel
  219. Vinay Duam Cisco
  220. Jinhee Kim, Samsung
  221. Sandeep Patel, Hitachi
  222. Tushir Malik, Aeries
  223. Suren Amarasekera, Aircel
  224. Alok Srivastava, Reliance
  225. Satish Mittal, Vodafone
  226. Ravi Gulati, Nokia
  227. Somshubhro Pal Choudhury, managing director, Analog Devices India
  228. Angad Rikhy Indian Angel Network (IAN)
  229. Rajeev Mukherjee, FHS Idealabs