Director General of the industry association body - Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) representing the GSM-based service providers in India. He has been associated with various telecom firms in India as well as abroad. of Telargo, where he oversaw the company's US operations and financial, accounting, treasury, tax, administrative and HR functions. He has also served as President of Telephone Systems International and V.P. and CFO of Call Sciences Inc and held various senior executive positions with AT&T wireless. Earlier, he also had a stint with the research firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a senior consultant.
Dean and Prof. Human Resource ,Organizational Behaviour, Aegis PhD (Kolkata), PG Dip (IIT, Kharagpur), MA Former founding Dean, Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore) Former Dean, School of Management & Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS). Director, Central Labour Institute, Ministry of Labour, DGFASLI, Mumbai Prof. in Behavioural Sciences, SVP National Police Academy, Hyderabad Scientist, Defence Research & Development(DRDO), Ministry of Defence, New Delhi Worked as the national expert with International Labour Organization(ILO) and Asian Productivity Organization(APO), Tokyo.
Vice President,Director of the Xerox research Centre in India.Former Managing Director, Technology Division at Goldman Sachs He was the Director of IBM Research - India and Chief Technologist for IBM India/South Asia. He lead a team developing breakthrough technologies underlying innovation in Services, Software and Systems, and was co-leading the IBM Research activities across the world in the Mobile Web area. Dr. Manish received a B. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Delhi in 1987 and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992. He has co-authored over 70 papers, with over 3000 citations in Google Scholar, in the areas of high performance compilers, parallel computing, and Java Virtual Machine optimizations and has filed eighteen patents.
President & Head , Amdocs Development Centre India Anshoo Gaur is the President and Head of Amdocs, India and a member of Global Amdocs Management since 2007. Anshoo is an Executive Officer of Amdocs Ltd. (NYSE: DOX), and the winner of several excellence awards including the Bloomberg-UTV IT CXO Award 2010 as Business Head of the Year in APAC. Anshoo has over 22 years of cross cultural leadership experience in a wide variety of leadership roles and has been responsible for driving Amdocs' India delivery and business growth since 2007. Prior to joining Amdocs, at EDS/MphasiS, Anshoo was on the Executive team as President of IT infrastructure management. He returned to India in 2006 to head EDS in India, prior to which he held a variety of leadership roles in the US with EDS Inc. and Sabre Inc. Anshoo holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona, and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Surathkal.
Chairman & Managing Director of the Exhibitions India Group, which was founded in 1987, and is a pioneer in organizing international exhibitions and conferences in India. He started the Convergence India the largest ICT trade fair is south east Asia. A visionary with a unique leadership style, Prem Behl remains a highly regarded figure in the international and domestic exhibition and conference organizing industry.In his pursuit to professional membership with a large number of international and domestic trade associations, chambers of commerce, and business councils. He is currently managing director of the Ohio India Office, which assists companies from the region access channel partners and increase their exports to India. He is also the managing director of the Council of Great Lakes Governors (CGLG) India Office, which assists the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and Wisconsin companies to access the Indian market.
MD (Paed.), DCH, FICP (USA)
, FACN (USA), FIAP, MAMS, FIAMS, Emeuitus Prof. Of Pediatrics, MGM Medical College Former Vice Chancellor (1996-2004) Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore Acting President - May-June 2001 Medical Council of India, Vice President- (1995-2001) Medical Council of India. Member- (1989-2006) Medical Council of India. National President-(1994-1995) Indian Medical Association.
Director, Aegis Consultant
, World Bank Former President, Qualcomm India Additional member (Telecom), Railway Board Director, PCL & GCEL Vice Chairman, Indo- French Technical Association Member, Governing Council, ERDCI, Ministry of IT Member, SACFA, Minister of Communications Bachelor of Technology Banaras Hindu University Varanasi (BHU) India Masters of Technology Indian Institute of Technology Delhi ( IIT) India S. Eng & EIEE (UK), FIRSE (UK), Sr. MIEEE (USA), FIRT, FIRSTE, FCIL & T ( India), FAIMA, FIETE & FIE ( India)
President - Group Strategy and Chief Brand Officer Mr. Shukla is a Member of the Group Executive Board at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and as President is responsible for Group Strategy. He is also the Chief Brand Officer for the Mahindra Group. A B.Tech from IIT BHU & MBA from IIM Ahemdabaad, he has over 31 years of rich & varied experience in managing large projects & operations. Mr. S.P. Shukla has been a pioneer in the Indian Mobile Industry with many 'firsts' to his credit. This includes launch of first SMS, first Prepaid and first mobile internet modems (data cards) in India. As probably the longest serving top executive in the cellular industry since its beginning in1995, Mr. S.P. Shukla has been in the founding teams of Essar Cellphone (now Vodafone Essar), Reliance Telecom GSM, Reliance Infocomm CDMA & Reliance Communications GSM.
Chief Executive Officer
, Canvasm(a wholly owned subsidiary of Tech M.Jagdish leads CanvasM to become the leading VAS enabler for the global communications industry. Jagdish holds extensive experience in the areas of business development, IT project management and marketing in the global information services market.
Prior to moving into this role, Jagdish was the head of the Global Managed Services function in Tech Mahindra where he helped build strategic relationships and business with key telecom accounts worldwide for the company.Jagdish holds a masters degree in Computer Applications from Birla Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of London
Sougata Mukherjea leads the
Telecom & Mobile Research department in IBM India Research Lab. His research interests include Middleware technologies and its applications to Telecom, Analytics and Visualization.He has several patents as well as multiple publications in reputed Computer Science conferences and journals in these research areas. His group has developed many innovative technologies in the Telecom and Mobile domain some of which have been integrated into IBM products or licensed to customers.
Sougata received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA in Computer Science. Prior to joining IBM Sougata worked in Research & Development for several companies in the Silicon Valley (California) including NEC Research, Inktomi and BEA Systems.
,Deloitte (Former Head Managed Services, Reliance Communications).He is founder member of Alcatel-Lucent Managed Solutions [ALUMS – 500+ M$ company], a JV between Reliance & Alcatel-Lucent - is a pioneering effort and first of its kind in the global telecom business domain.
He Won the prestigious Global Telecoms Business [GTB] Award for Best Business Innovation - presented in London – Sep 2008.
Head, TCS Innovation Labs - Mumbai Head ,TCS Innovation Labs - Mumbaiindustry association body - Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) representing the GSM-based service providers in India. He has been associated with various telecom firms in India as well as abroad. of Telargo, where he oversaw the company's US operations and financial, accounting, treasury, tax, administrative and HR functions. He has also served as President of Telephone Systems International and V.P. and CFO of Call Sciences Inc and held various senior executive positions with AT&T wireless. Earlier, he also had a stint with the research firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a senior consultant.
CEO & Chief Data Scientist at Gramener Anand co-founded Gramener and until recently served as the Chief Data Scientist, architected the Gramener Visualisation Platform – the company’s flagship product. As the CEO, Anand will spearhead the company’s next stage of growth through technology innovation. He tells visual stories from data, ranging from politics to fraud, education to entertainment, social media to governance. His work is available at Gramener.com Anand holds a Bachelor’s degree from IIT Madras, and a Master’s in Business Administration from IIM Bangalore. He is the recipient of both the Gold Medals from IIM Bangalore in 2001 for exemplary performance. He has worked at IBM, Lehman Brothers, The Boston Consulting Group and Infosys Consulting.
Vice President and Head Analytics, Flipkart Dr. Ravi is a Vice President at Flipkart where he leads the Analytics organization. This team is responsible for leveraging data, analytics and science to create true business impact across the value chain of the business. Prior to joining Flipkart, Ravi was the Chief Data Scientist and Global Head of the Analytics and Data Sciences Organization at 7 inc. – a silicon valley based company that builds software products for customer service and sales. At 7 Dr. Ravi and his team were responsible for invention, development, implementation, and optimization of all analytics and machine learning driven solutions that form the core of 7’s product offerings. These products and solutions leverage predictive analytics to enable a more intuitive customer care experience for consumers through online and offline channels. Before joining 7, Ravi held a variety of leadership roles at Ford Motor Company. His contributions were in the applications of computing and analytics to the design and optimization of business and engineering systems. He was the recipient of a Henry Ford Technology Award – the highest technical recognition at Ford. Ravi was also a vice president and part of the executive leadership team of Mu Sigma Inc., a Chicago/Bangalore based pure-play analytical services company. Ravi has 20+ patent filings, many refereed publications and has presented as invited/ keynote speaker at several international conferences. Ravi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, a PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Managing Director & Co-Head India Analytics, PwC Bala is a managing director with PwC’s Advisory Analytics Offshore center in India. He has over 15 years of experience in the analytics industry including ~8 years with PwC. Bala currently co-leads India office and is responsible for business development, project delivery and P&L related responsibilities. Bala currently also leads analytics for Technology, Retail, Oil & Gas and other sectors, delivering analytics advisory services. Bala also has deep experience in Finance sector, where he worked for Citibank and Capital One before joining PwC. He also consulted one of the biggest fintech company for several years as engagement manager for Diamond Consultants.