Technical ExecutorLaunch My ICO projectsUKRAINE
Segei Vasylchuk is the project manager of coinlancer.
Head of Technology
Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance
Sajin Abdu is the head of technology of Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance.
Co-FounderLaunch My ICOINDIA
Sai Teja is the Co-founder of Launch My ICO
Mr. Vaibhav Parikh
PARTNERNishith Desai AssociatesINDIA
Vaibhav Parikh is a Partner and Head of Fund Investments Practice at Nishith Desai Associates.
Santanu Paul is an entrepreneur, computer scientist, and edutainer. He is the co-founder and CEO of a startup called TalentSprint.
Santanu received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1995. He has a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and also attended the Ramakrishna Mission School, Narendrapur. He is a recipient of the Rackham Pre-doctoral Fellowship, the IBM Canada Fellowship, the LaCroute Fellowship for Computing Sciences, and a National Talent Scholarship from the Indian Government.
Santanu co-founded TalentSprint, a for-profit, high-impact platform. He has led the gifted TalentSprint team to fifteen awards as well as multiple venture capital raises from Nexus Venture Partners and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
Madhu Poomalil is the managing director of D.E. Shaw India Pvt Ltd
Padmanabhan Balasubramaian is a PGP alumnus from the Class of 2005 and a hardcore ‘finance’ professional, having worked at Goldman Sachs for over 12 years. As a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and as part of the Executive Leadership team at the Bangalore office, Paddy’s role was to manage the day-to-day activities of risk management and set and execute the long-term strategy of the office.
Chairman & Editor ChiefBusiness WorldINDIA
Anurag Batra is a serial entrepreneur, media mogul, a journalist and an eternal optimist rolled into one. He is a B. Tech in Computer Sciences, a degree, which he acquired before joining Management Development Institute MDI Gurgaon (Now its Gurugram), one of India’s leading Business School. He is a first generation entrepreneur and after acquiring the iconic business media and magazine brand BW Businessworld. a 35 year strong media brand as well as most respected business publication in the country.
VP & Gartner Fellow
Partha Iyengar is VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner’s CEO Research team. He is also the Country Leader – Research, India. His research interests cover areas of strategic interest to CEOs and their direct reports, including digital business, customer experience, expectations of the CIO and IT organization, and globalization issues.
Mr. Iyengar is a frequent and much sought-after speaker and presenter at numerous Gartner and external forums, as well as for various government organizations in India, China and other countries.
COO at Bharti AXA Life Insurance andSpecial Representative Andhra Pradesh Govt-IT and InnovationINDIA
A CXO level Business Development Executive with diverse experience across international markets, Latta Ayyar has a 360-degree management competencies that can transform businesses. As an operations & technology expert, she is responsible for large scale operations and have implemented major transformational programmes.
Latta has an extensive experience in handling scale and breadth of retail banking services. She worked with Citibank for over 25 years (1989-2015), where she advanced into increasingly pivotal Operations and Technology roles. Her ability to challenge the norm and create innovative programmes has been one of the defining features of hercareer. A qualified Chartered Accountant, she completed her bachelors in Commerce from Shri Ram College, New Delhi.
In the course of his career, Sankarson Banerjee has built tech-centric businesses, managed tech teams, implemented complex websites, e-commerce and mobile trading applications, SAP, ATG and supply chain solutions. He has advised on outsourcing strategies, created the MOSEM methodology for outsourcing effectiveness that Mphasis used with many clients and led IIFL into the largest and most successful cloud deployment in India.
Sankarson negotiated a Rs 240Cr strategic outsourcing contract with IBM uniquely based on outcome pricing; it reached steady state in less than a year. I’ve managed large IT setups with hundreds of offices, thousands of different kinds of devices and millions of real time transactions.
VPTata Consultancy ServicesINDIA
Rajiv Vaid is the Global Head of Operations – Strategic Accounts, Business Process Services. In this role he heads the delivery for strategic accounts, across the globe. Rajiv has over 26 years of experience of which 18 years were with Citibank in Japan and India. Rajiv has spent a large part of his career in Citibank Japan in various functions across the capital markets, retail banking and commercial banking.
He experienced different roles in the bank in Operations & Technology, Strategic Planning and Market Risk Management for Citibank Japan. He moved to India in 2004 and worked in various roles in Citigroup. He was Chief Operating Officer for Citi Global Service Limited and was key member of the management team driving M&A with Tata Consultancy Services.
Accenture Ventures and Open Innovation
Avnish Sabharwal is an innovator, strategist and a technology evangelist with 25 years extensive experience and track record around market making, growth hacking, corporate innovation, digital transformation and leadership development for Top 500 Fortune clients in both mature and emerging markets. He has applied these capabilities across various industries, with a particular focus on the automotive and industrial sector.
Avnish Sabharwal has a successful track record of building new practices and service based organizations from inception and making them sustainable and high performing businesses by implementing strong management and leadership best practices backed with world class systems, processes and controls.
Vice President – Marketing & StrategyMahindra FinanceINDIA
R. Balaji is the Vice President of Marketing and Strategy of Mahindra Fiannce. He is the alumni of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Chief Technology & Digital Officer
Mr. Madhivanan Balakrishnan is Group Executive & Chief Technological Officer at ICICI Bank Ltd., Chairman at 3i Infotech (UK) Ltd., Chairman at 3i Infotech BPO Ltd., Chairman at 3i Infotech Middle East Fz LLC, Chairman at 3i Infotech Outsourcing Services Ltd., Chairman at 3i Infotech Pte Ltd., Chairman at 3i Infotech Saudi Arabia LLC, Chairman at 3i Infotech Trusteeship Services Ltd., Chairman at Elegon Infotech Ltd. and Chairman at Locuz Enterprise Solutions Ltd.
He is on the Board of Directors at 3i Infotech Consultancy Services Ltd., 3i Infotech Holdings Pvt Ltd. and 3i Infotech South Africa Pty Ltd. Mr. Balakrishnan was previously employed as Global CEO & Executive Director by 3i Infotech Ltd. and Executive Director by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port).
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai.
Head – Emerging Technologies
As a seasoned IT professional with 13 years of experience, Jayvardhan Sambedu honed his skills and drawn from the rich experience of working for global investment banks and financial institutions,such as, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Citizens Bank, Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and Société Générale.
Curiosity has always been the guiding beacon, in his career. This trait, has ensured, that he keeps track of technology trends and also helps me understand my domain better. Across projects, he has contributed in different aspects of a project, such as, Requirements gathering, Onshore-Offshore co-ordination, Client Engagement, Design, Development, Release Management and Support.
K. R. Sanjiv is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Wipro’s Global IT Business. As a CTO he is responsible for establishing the company’s technical vision and strategy and also leading various aspects of the company’s future technology development. It includes incubation of the emerging technologies, creating an ecosystem for the innovations in these spaces, IP management and creating industry and academic alliances.
Prior to this role, he was Global Head of Analytics & Information Management business unit. He carried P&L responsibility, strategy and operations of this unit globally reporting to CEO. Sanjiv has over 25 years of enterprise IT experience, including consulting, application and technology development spanning multiple industry segments and diverse technology areas.
Chief Fintech Officer
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Mr. Sopnendu Mohanty has been Chief Fintech Officer at Monetary Authority of Singapore since August 1, 2015. Mr. Mohanty joined MAS from Citibank, where he served as the Global Head of Consumer Innovation Lab Networks & Programmes
Managing Partner and Chief Scientist,
FortyTwo Labs LLP
Sanjay Deshpande has more than 20+ years of experience in building innovative technologies and business solutions to problems that impact human lives, and has been a serial entrepreneur & innovator in Hi-Tech & Cybersecurity space. He is an advisor & mentor to many Indian startups & private/public strategic Initiatives in cyber security.
A strong advocate of the idea that India has to become a strategic global Innovation hub to pioneer breakthrough fundamental research with focus on solving problems that have massive impact on the digital society with specific emphasis on building a vibrant sustainable ecosystem for innovators without compromising on core value and ethics. He has been actively advocating and promoting the Indo-Israel corridor for collaboration in research & entrepreneurship. Working towards creating an Innovation ecosystem for developing indigenous fundamental deep tech innovations in joint collaboration with the Indian defense organizations.
Managing PartnerAngaros GroupINDIA
Manish Jain is the managing partner at Angaros Group, he is an alumni of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Shankar Gyanchandani is an associate director at KPMG with a keen interest in Strategic Consulting and Blockchain.
Special Rep – IT & Innovation
In 25 years of progressive management experience, mostly in Banking/Financial services, NT Arun Kumar has worked both with global consumers of technology and service providers. He has spent the last 6 years in UBS as global leader of Outsourcing & Offshoring, building an innovative supply-chain covering diverse functions from technology, operations, finance to risk, analytics and compliance/controls across product categories and geographies. He is now focused on FinTech, AI and all aspects of Digital at the cusp of business-technology innovation for new growth models; advising Boards, Startups and strategic Government initiatives.
Strategy and Business Development – Blockchain and Intelligent Automation
Broadridge Financial Solutions India
Kishore Seshagiri fin-tech leader with 17+ years of experience in Capital Markets and Wealth Management technology solutions.
Management Consulting – Digital Consulting
Anchal Arora works at KPMG India where she is the head of Digital Strategy. She has studied at IIT Bombay – Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management and is located at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Vice President, Head of Shared Services
Leben Mannariat is the Vice President and Head of Shared services at HSBC.
Manohar Reddy is a Serial Entrepreneur, Thought Leader and Mentor who believes in abundance theory. He believes in building the wealth and sharing it with the team through excellent rewards program. Manohar is a philanthropist at heart and built a Rural empowerment center in his home town that enables better education, training and employment opportunities for rural folk, and promotes entrepreneurship.
Partner and Head – Digital Strategy, Innovation and Fintech at KPMG
Neha Punetar is partner and head digital strategy at KPMG where she advises cross sector clients on enhancing their customer experience and reviewing their customer acquisition and retention strategies and assists in developing the CRM strategy and roadmap leading to higher adoption rates and selection of the relevant CRM solution.
UPTEC IDEALABS Ltd.
Pankaj Diwan is the Managing Director at Idealabs. He is also the founder and Chief Mentor for IDEALABS-The Incubation Programme, a pioneering initiative with a unique case-study implementation based approach. The alumni of this programme are today serving and fuelling the growth of some of the best organizations across the world.
Founder & CEO
Deenanth Harapanahalli is an avid cyclist, accomplished corporate leader, author, and entrepreneur. His latest venture, CyKul – is in the business of creating world-class cycling infrastructure, active cycling communities, and hassle-free maintenance services for cycles. Before CyKul, Deena was the Country Head for Invesco between 2007 and 2013. Prior to his stint in Invesco, he held various corporate positions in the areas of M&A, Private-Equity, and Technology for the Financial Services Industry. Deena is the creator of India’s biggest and the most successful annual cycling events series, most notably THE FREEDOM RIDE that has grown to attract more than ten-thousand riders and THE PEACE RIDE, whose longest distance was 1,200 Kilo Meters.
Manohar Reddy is a Serial Entrepreneur, Thought Leader and Mentor who believes in abundance theory. He believes in building the wealth and sharing it with the team through excellent rewards program. Manohar is a philanthropist at heart and built a Rural empowerment center in his home town that enables better education, training and employment opportunities for rural folk, and promotes entrepreneurship.
Manohar Reddy has 25 years of experience in various facets of Strategic Solutions including Product Development, Product Marketing, Pre-Sales, Business Development and Customer support. Manohar started his career as a research and development engineer which gives him an unique advantage at working with new technologies/products before taking them to market.
Pankaj Diwan is the Managing Director at Idealabs.He is also the founder and Chief Mentor for IDEALABS-The Incubation Programme, a pioneering initiative with a unique case-study implementation based approach. The alumni of this programme are today serving and fuelling the growth of some of the best organizations across the world.
Sr. VP Market Development Quatrro Global Services INDIA
Rajesh Dhuddu has 19+ years experience in Payments, FinTech, Telecommunications & Business Process Management domains. He has a proven track record of creating high performing cross functional and cross cultural teams across Sales & Marketing, Product Management, Business Planning, Corporate Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Rajesh became a member of Quatrro’s Corporate team in the year 2010 and currently leads Market Development initiatives for Quatrro’s FinTech business in India and South Asia. Under Rajesh’s able leadership, Quatrro has become a Globally accredited Third Party Processor of Visa, MasterCard and has also been certified by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). He has also played a pivotal role in adoption of Quatrro’s processing services by Banks, Financial Institutions and Merchant Acquirers in South Asia for both Issuing & Acquiring.
Managing Director at Broadridge
VLK Laxminath is a managing director at Broadridge he did his education from Karnataka University.
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team
Sanjay Bahl has almost three decades of unique experience encompassing technology, business and some academic, policy and legal areas in the private and public sector. He is a senior professional in Information Security, Privacy, IT Governance, Risk and Compliance. He is currently with National CERT as a Senior Consultant.
Sanjay Bahl serves on ISACA’s India Task Force, is on the Asian Advisory Board of ISC2 and is an Advisory Board member of Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science. Prior to being the Chief Security Officer at Microsoft Corp (India) Pvt Ltd and TCS his experience ranges from developing and executing large and complex software and turnkey projects, product evaluations, sales and marketing, development of the Middle East operations for TCS as the Regional Manager, European Service Delivery Manager for 12 countries of Europe based out of UK and the Chief Information Officer for Hughes Tele.com (India) Ltd on secondment from TCS. He started his career with CMC Ltd.
M. T. KRISHNA BABU
MT Krishna Babu is a 1993 IAS cadre serving as the chairman of Vishakapatnam Port Trust.
T. R. RAMACHANDRAN
Manager – India &
South Asia, Visa
T.R. Ramachandra is business leader with 28 years of progressively senior experience across Retail banking, Insurance , Payments and Fintech
He has successfully run geographies, large profit centres and SBUs across various business lines and has been responsible for developing strategic plans for business growth, business start-ups and developing infrastructure, market expansion, product development and launches; have led large teams of diverse employees and has a proven track record in building franchises, delivering business results and general management. He has an extensive experience across products in retail banking, Insurance, Investments and now in Fintech.
Karthik Iyer, is the Founder of BlockChainMonk and India ambassador of P2P Foundation, the world’s largest think tank on decentralized financial technologies. He is a recognized expert in blockchain, quoted in popular media and invited by various Governments including Andhra Pradesh and Singapore as well as organizations such as NASSCOM for delivering keynote address.
He is a fintech consultant for various financial institutions, in India and Europe. He has an MS from KTH (Sweden) and MBA from Fudan University.
Director and Technology Advisor
Peter Laszlo is an energetic, results-oriented technology leader who is extremely passionate about new technologies and delivering innovative, business aligned solutions.
He started his career as a developer working with Dutch trading companies and banks and delivering specialist trading solutions and products. This part of his career was focused on research and development, and consulting for securities brokerage firms.
He has worked in the Netherlands, Romania and Belgium before relocateding to Australia. He spent the last 10 years working at Australia’s leading technology bank. At CBA, He has lead small and large technical teams, driven business strategy, developed an equities broker technology platform and most recently, lead the digital transformation program that was responsible for transforming the institutional and business bank’s approach to servicing corporate clients.
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Mr Ravi Menon was appointed Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in 2011. He was previously Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Trade & Industry (MTI) and Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
Mr Menon began his career at MAS in 1987. During his 16 years in MAS, he was involved in monetary policy; econometric forecasting; organisational development; banking regulation and liberalisation; and integrated supervision of complex financial institutions. Mr Menon spent a year at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, as a member of the secretariat to the Financial Stability Forum. A recipient of the Public Administration Medal (Gold), Mr Menon has served on a variety of boards in the public, private, and people sectors in Singapore.
Dr. Paritosh Basu
Senior Professor, School of Business Management
NMIMS University, Senior Advisory Board Member – Trescon
Dr. Paritosh Basu is presently a practicing academician. He has served the corporate world for about 34 years. He was the Group Controller of Essar Group till June, 2013, and CFO of Reliance Communications Ltd. till August, 2008. Now he is a full time Sr. Professor of NMIMS School of Business Management, and engaged in research and consulting activities.
He received Ph. D. on ‘Transfer Pricing’ of the Calcutta University in 1999. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
He has conducted numerous management training programs; presented and published score of research papers, interviews, case-studies, etc. conducted workshops, master classes in national and international summits and conferences and national electronic media.
CEO and Co-Founder
Henrik Hjelte is the CEO of Chromaway, the company built from the open source Colored Coins project. Colored Coins is widely known as the world’s first Bitcoin 2.0 implementation, done by Alex Mizrahi in 2012, who became ChromaWay’s CTO when the company was founded in 2014.
Henrik has been developing software professionally since the 80’s with a break to earn a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Uppsala in Sweden. Before coming to ChromaWay, he worked on financial software, sports betting applications and a search engine platform. He was introduced to Bitcoin and Colored Coins in 2013.
CEO & Cyber
Security Strategist, FortyTwo
Menny Barzilay adviser and consultant in the fields of cyber security and innovation to international enterprises. Menny is a member of the Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security Senior Forum at the Tel-Aviv University.Menny is a former CISO in the Israeli Defense Forces(Capt. (Res)) and was the head of the IT Audit department at Bank Hapoalim Group.Menny meets and advises many startups companies and entrepreneurs from around the world.
In addition to his ongoing activities, he lectures and serves as the host and panelists at cyber security conventions, conferences and professional work groups worldwide and his publications are featured in renowned computer magazines.
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
7. As Director for SOF and DTEC, Hans Henrik Christensen responsibility extends to helping start up entrepreneurs establishes their ventures. Currently, as Director and board member of 12 startups, some companies have graduated from the incubator and several more are currently entering into the program. As director of DTEC, Hans oversees the DTEC co-working facility. Currently DTEC is housing more than 400 startups. He is a Growthwheel advisor and certified incubation manager (with NBIA: National Business Incubation Association).
Hans is a member of the ‘DSOA Smart City Committee’ as well as a member of the Dubai Islamic Economy taskforce. The Smart City concept is based on creating a new approach to managing cities of the future.
American Blockchain Council
Jack Shaw has advised leading technology providers including Oracle, SAP, IBM and HP Enterprises. He has delivered expert guidance to Fortune 500 Companies such as General Electric and Coca Cola and to numerous small and mid-market public and private sector organisations.
He was voted one of 2017’s Top 25 Professional Speakers by over 27,000 meetings planners, executives and conference attendees – the only Technology speaker to be accorded this recognition. As a futurist, he is particularly expert at helping C-level executives and managers understand, and plan for the impacts of emerging technologies. Jack graduated from Yale in Business Administration and has an MBA from Kellogg.
Founder Blockchain News, Cryptoassets Design Group & Blockchain Partners
Richard Kastelein, a Dutch Canadian dual citizen, is the founder and publisher of Blockchain News, a publication focused on Blockchain technology and theory launched in late 2015 and the founder of The Hackitarians, a Dutch Foundation that runs technology hackathons also known as gamified, short-term innovation events around the world.
Formerly he was the publisher and founder of TV App Market, an online portal, community, events and industry directory for the emerging industry around TV Applications and Widgets, Social TV, Multiplatform Strategy and Engagement, Connected TV, and Transmedia – and founder of The Hackfest. Both were acquired in 2013 by Six Degrees  and Techforge Media in 2013.
Special Secretary for Cyber Security at The Prime Minister Office
4. Gulshan Rai is the Special Secratary at The Prime Minister Office
Rai, who has been heading the computer emergency response team at the department of electronics and information technology (DeitY), will now take charge as special secretary for cyber security, people familiar with the development told ET.
Rai has been working since 1998 in the area of evolving legal framework to address issues arising out of cyberspace. He is also expected to head the national cyber coordination centre (NCCC) that the government is also setting up with a budget of Rs 1,000 crore.
AJAY PRAKASH SAWHNEY
Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and
Information Technology (MeitY)
Ajay Prakash is the Secratary of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
Sawhney is a Mechanical Engineer and an IAS Officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre (1984 batch). He has handled various assignments in the State of Andhra Pradesh, covering land administration, law and order and quasi-judicial functions, rural development, health & family welfare, communication & information technology, e-governance and elections etc. He played a lead role in the Total Literacy Campaign taken up in Nizamabad district in the early nineties.
He has also catalysed the establishment of the International Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad and its emergence as one of the premier institutions in computer science education and research in the country.
He has spent more than ten years in assignments relating to information technology and e-governance and has led the formulation of innovative policies and implementation of several major e-governance, communications and broadband projects. He has also worked as the Principal Secretary to Chief Minister of AP after the reorganization of the State of Andhra Pradesh.
SHRI NARA LOKESH
Hon’ IT Minister of Andhra Pradesh
“Sudin Baraokar has over two decades of experience in Innovation and Emerging Technology.
Expert in Blockchain, AI, ML, Cognitives and Banking / Fin-Tech.
Speaker at Global Forums on Future Tech Vi”
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SHRI N. CHANDRABABU NAIDU
Hon’ Chief Minister of Andhra PradeshINDIA
Nara Chandrababu Naidu is an Indian politician who has been Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh since 2014. Previously he served as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 1994 to 2004, before the state was divided, and as the Leader of Opposition from 2004 to 2014. He is currently the National President of Telugu Desam Party.
Nara Chandrababu Naidu has won a number of awards, including IT Indian of the Millennium from India Today, Business Person of the Year by The Economic Times, South Asian of the Year from Time Asia and membership in the World Economic Forum’s Dream Cabinet. Naidu chaired the National IT Panel under the NDA government and was described as one of the “hidden seven”, working wonders around the world, by Profit (Oracle Corporation’s monthly magazine).
Head of InnovationState Bank of IndiaINDIA
CEO and FounderRivetz Inc.USA
Steven Sprague is the CEO of Rivetz Corp. and one of the principle industry evangelists for the application of trusted computing technology. Steven has a strong technical foundation in the principles,
YGL, World Economic ForumDean, IIDT (AP Govt)CEO, EVX (USA)
“Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee is the CEO of a group of diversified, multi-national enterprises that focus on areas critical for the 21st Century, including: innovation and intellectual property rights; intellectual property and commercial litigation; mobile and Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies; and, education focused on innovation and the future of jobs. He earned a BSc in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
His PhD dissertation at MIT was selected as one of the most important inventions in computing, and the invention is preserved and showcased in a time capsule at the Boston Museum of Science. Other recipients of this honor include Bill Gates (Founder of Microsoft) and Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web).
He developed one of the first mobile banking solutions, and his technology was identified as a Bloomberg Innovation, and featured on Bloomberg TV’s “Bloomberg Innovators” program. He also has extensive experience with providing expert testimony for intellectual property and commercial litigation, including for high stakes patent litigation, copyright and trade secret misappropriation, contract disputes and licensing cases. MHRD has identified him as an international expert on mobile and digital forensics technologies, and the Government of Andhra Pradesh has appointed him Dean, Centre of Mobile Excellence at IIDT.”
Chief Information OfficerAdani Ports and SEZINDIA
“Pavan has 22+ years of experience in Technology Strategy and IT led Business Transformations, provided Enterprise-wide Solutions across Telecom, Power, Infrastructure and Ports & Logistics businesses. Architected solutions for Smart City projects & IoT; Managed IT Outsourcing and Shared Services covering various businesses across Infrastructure, Telecom, Power, Finance, Media & Communications and Ports & Logistics.
Over these years, Pavan has provided strategic technology solutions to improve operational efficiency through RoI maximization and alignment of Enterprise technology plans with business plans. ”
PANKAJJ P GHODE
FounderGlobal Blockchain FoundationINDIA
We all know the world is changing fast and that technology is one of the drivers behind this.Faster internet, smartphones and the rise of the App economy have transformed how people engage and organizations do business. Organizations that adapt shift from a place where IT is seen as a cost center to one where IT drives the commercial strategy,from long planning cycles to rapid”test and learn” product releases,and from silos to inclusiveness.It’s the combination with people and processes that transform organizations into digital leaders. It’s about new ways of working.
Nappinai & Co.,Advocates
A pioneer in the field cyber laws, Ms. N. S. Nappinai, with over 26 years of professional experience, appears before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court extensively in constitutional, criminal, Commercial, Cyber and IPR cases.
Her work in the field of IPR and Cyber Laws have gained international recognition. She is an alumna of both the International Leadership program of USA and the Chevening Fellowship for Cyber Security, UK. She is a recipient of the Client Choice award, UK for her expertise in IT and Internet laws and was listed for two consecutive years on Who’s Who Legal, UK.
“Manish is a seasoned entrepreneur and has built multiple disruptive businesses. He also setup an early stage venture capital firm before returning back to entrepreneurship with GREX, an exchange like private market for unlisted companies.
His deep desire to democratize access and create transparent and structured financial markets, led him to co-found RealX, a platform to buy, sell and hold fractional ownership in real estate. He is also co-founder of InMeet, a moble app to schedule business casual meetings and REGKO, a Blockchain based Asset Registry company.
As a leader in Fintech he has been working to setup The Fintech Forum, with support from the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry, as a collaborative industry body of Fintech companies and institutions to interface within themselves as well as with the government and regulatory ecosystem to reduce friction, create standards and promote growth in Fintech.”
Chief Security OfficerBitland GlobalUSA
Bitland is an organization that aims to provide services to allow individuals and organizations to survey land and record deeds onto the Blockchain. As the pilot project is working out of Kumasi, Ghana the team is looking to expand their reach further into the African continent. As the organization grows, they look to build infrastructure in developing countries to potentially unlock billions of dollars in untapped property rights.
Bitland has been building the team over the past year under the leadership of Narigamba Mwinsuubo (CEO). While the current team is making connections locally in Ghana, the company looks to have their services available globally within five years. With a combination of remote workers and key partnerships, Bitland is looking to assist governments in solving land disputes in areas that are currently beyond their reach.
Dr.Kartik Hegadekatti is an IRTS (INDIAN RAILWAYS TRAFFIC SERVICE) OFFICER
of 2012 Batch serving in the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. He has diversified experience in Administration, infrastructure Management and Technology Management. He is a prolific writer. He has written on a wide range of subjects including Quiz,
Governance, Economics, Infrastructure, Science, Technology etc. He has written books, blogs, articles, and poems. He has authored 5 books so far.
Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank
Deepak Sharma heads Kotak Mahindra Bank’s digital initiatives, and is responsible for digital
transformation and digital-led businesses of the bank. He is also responsible for digital initiatives
across lending, payments, investments, insurance, SME & Institutional banking segments along with
website, social and digital banking channels. Deepak also leads Innovation Lab, Fintech partnerships
and new product development.
Under his leadership, Kotak launched several innovative and global first products like Jifi, Hashtag
banking, Bharat Banking, M-Store & Kaypay. Deepak believes in constant innovation and focuses on
building business models which are customer centric and disruptive.
ANIL YENDLURI IPS
Director & CEO
Krishnapatnam Port Co. Ltd
A 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Anil Yendluri started his career as Assistant Superintendent of Police, in Kottayam district of Kerala. During his career in police service, spanning over 20 years, he has served in various capacities including Superintendent of Police in Kannur, Thrissur, Palakkad, Commissioner of Police, Kochi, Kozhikode City, Kerala, Superintendent of Police, CBI, Vishakhapatnam, Inspector General of Police (Administration), Kerala Police Head Quarters, Thiruvananthapuram and Managing Director of Kerala Police Housing & Construction Corporation Ltd. He also received the prestigious, meritorious service Presidential Medal from the Chief Minister of Kerala on 15, August 2007. A Post Graduate in Science Mr. Yendluri also holds an MBA and LLB. His vast experience in the police force helped him gain professional knowledge and skills in various other domains including HR functions, fleet management, material management, finances and general administration. His past experience in various capacities helped him gain insight into the working of a large number of Public Sectors Undertakings and Ports. Mr. Yendluri took voluntary retirement from his illustrious career with Indian Police Service in 2009 and joined Krishnapatnam Port as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
RAJA SEKHAR K
Dy Director General
Centre for Data Governance, NIC, MeitY, Govt of India
Mr. K Rajasekhar, Dy Director General , has won over thirty (30) National & International awards for various e-Governance initiatives which includes three National e-Governance Awards. He is the only Chief Technology Officer in the country to get twice the Digital Transformation Leadership Award by the CeBIT.Authored and published/presented over 30 papers / research articles. Has Nearly thirty (30) years of Work Experience in thirty (30) domains of Socio-Economic Development.Currently working on Data Governance, Iot, Mobility, Big Data Analytics & Intelligence, Security, Blockchains, Privacy, Confidentiality, and building national level digital platforms and heading the Centre for Data Governance, NIC, MeitY, Govt of India.
Technical Consultant/Systems Integrator National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)
Olatunji Durodola is an Identity Management Consultant, with an extensive IT Background. He is one of the very earliest adopters of Linux in Nigeria – back in the day when all anyone was talking about was Novell, IBM and Microsoft. He started his IT career back in the UK in the 1980s having developed the World’s first palmtop-based version of the London Underground Tube map, and Official Scrabble Dictionary. Tunji, as he is known has been a passionate software developer, solutions architect and entrepreneur for 30 years. He has consulted for Banks, Oil and Gas as well as Government. As Systems Integrator, he was responsible for the deployment of the Nigerian National Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) currently domiciled at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), as well as the redesign of the layout and supervised the development of the Card Profile and PIN Management of the National eID Card. Aside from his numerous projects in Europe, he currently serves as Technical Consultant to NIMC as well as an Identity Management Consultant to a few Government Security agencies, and also advises a couple of other African nations on Identity Solutions.
Sourav Sen Gupta
Visiting Lecturer R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute
Dr. Sourav Sen Gupta is a Visiting Lecturer affiliated with the R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He received his BE in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 2006, MMath in Pure Mathematics from University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2008, and his PhD in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, in 2014.
Owing to his diverse academic background, Dr. Sen Gupta’s research inclination follows several diverse tracks of Cryptology — statistical analysis of symmetric ciphers, number-theoretic analysis of public-key ciphers, efficient engineering for high-performance cipher design, application of machine learning in cryptography, and security analysis of crypto-currencies. He is currently interested in the design and analysis of secure and efficient blockchain-based frameworks
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Jean-François Groff focuses on financial inclusion, pushing governments to simplify the circulation of money for all citizens, while radically reducing costs of cash printing and management. He will talk about the impact of mobile money on the lifestyle of 5 billion people, and consequences for the monetary policy of central banks. A lifelong entrepreneur, Jean-François Groff has created Mobino, a universal mobile payment platform available for smartphones and traditional phones, and connected to the underlying bank interchange services. This platform was adopted as the basis for all mobile payment transactions in Switzerland. In his younger days, Jean-François was one of the Web pioneers, having contributed to defining the HTTP protocol and the HTML language with Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. During his career, he has created or supported numerous Internet-based services, always guided by a clear vision: simplifying technical innovations to make them accessible to the general public.
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EVP, Head – Technology
Mridul Sharma is the Chief Information Officer at IndusInd Bank. He is responsible for the complete technology stack for the bank as well as digital solutions build-out. Mridul is currently working across technology infrastructure, Security, applications and digital channels to help the bank deliver on it’s promise of being technology backed customer centric bank. Prior to joining IndusInd Bank in 2008, Mridul was Assoc. Director, Cards and Credit Risk technology at Barclays Bank. He has close to two decades of experience across Banking and Insurance working at TATA-AIG General Insurance, ABN-AMRO and Bank of America.
Director of Member Services Chamber of Digital Commerce
Daniel Spuller is the Director of Member Services for the Chamber of Digital Commerce. Prior to joining the Chamber, he held senior-level positions in North Carolina’s Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation.Since 2012, he has been an advocate of decentralized digital assets, bitcoin, and blockchain technology. He was instrumental in facilitating negotiations between the Office of the North Carolina Commissioner of Banks and the Chamber of Digital Commerce. The Chamber was successful in driving a multi-stakeholder campaign leading to the passage of America’s first comprehensive blockchain-related legislation through the North Carolina Money Transmitters Act of 2016.
Spuller most previously served as Administrative Officer to the North Carolina Turnpike Authority, overseeing the integration of toll technology interoperability between states, and the electronic collection of $41 million+ in revenue on the first toll road in America built exclusively to use only cashless-collection technology. He was later was appointed by North Carolina’s Secretary of Transportation to serve as a member of the NCDOT Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap Project.
In 2014, Spuller co-founded the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo, North and South Carolina’s conference dedicated to the bitcoin and blockchain industry. The conference won accolades from across the community, and welcomed hundreds of industry professionals to Raleigh and Charlotte in 2014 and 2015.
Director Army Institute of Technology
Brig Abhay A Bhat (Retd)is an alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA) was commissioned into the Corps of Signals in December 1982. He has done his B.Tech. in Electronics and Telecommunications from Military College of Telecommunications Engineering, Mhow (MCTE). Brig Abhay A Bhat has graduated from the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, where Army officers are trained in the nuances of staff function of various operations. Due to his professional caliber, he was sponsored by the Army to attain M Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT, Kanpur. The officer has also acquired a Master’s degree in Personnel Management from Pune University. He has served in counter insurgency areas of Assam and J&K. Brig Abhay A Bhat commanded an Armoured Division Signal Regiment during op PARAKRAM, and has served on the staff of MS Branch, (which is responsible for career management of officers) of the Integrated HQ of MoD. He was also involved in implementing IT projects for developing Information Technology Infrastructure in remote areas of North East. Brig Abhay A Bhat has been awarded the Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card in 2011, for outstanding work in the field of Signal Intelligence in support of the operations in J & K.
The officer was the Commander of the Faculty of Communications Engineering at MCTE from 2011 to 2014, where he presided over the Engineering Degree training for Army officers, He pioneered many automation projects
Chief Executive Officer Conduent
Ashok Vemuri is chief executive officer of Conduent.Prior to joining Xerox, Vemuri was president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of IGATE Corporation, a New Jersey-based global technology and services company now part of global technology and outsourcing company Capgemini. During his tenure from 2013 to 2015, Vemuri successfully transformed the company’s organization, go-to-market strategy, brand and balance sheet. He oversaw the company becoming the only IT services company to make the Fortune 100 Fastest Growing companies in 2014.
Previous to IGATE, Vemuri spent fourteen years at Infosys, a multinational consulting and IT services company, in a variety of leadership and business development roles. From 2012 to 2013, he served as senior vice president and head of Americas and global head of Manufacturing and Engineering Services. Vemuri was a member of the board from 2011 to 2013. He was also the key architect of the company’s vertical go-to-market model.
Prior to joining Infosys in 1999, he worked in the investment banking industry at Deutsche Bank and Bank of America.Vemuri is a member of the World Economic Forum IT Board of Governors. He won the Board of Enterprise Asia Outstanding Entrepreneur Award and IAIR Businessman of the Year award in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in physics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and received his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Venture Investor. Ex Founding Principal @Lightbox Stack Capital – Blockchain Investing
Nitin Sharma is an investor and advisor to high growth technology ventures in the US and India, and brings 10+ years of experience across venture capital and startup operations. He is currently focused on blockchain and crypto investments via a new cross-border entity.
Nitin has been a founding Principal at Lightbox, a $200M AUM early-stage consumer tech venture fund that was spun out of Kleiner Perkins and Sherpalo. At Lightbox, Nitin managed investments in Droom, Melorra, Paymate and Zoomin. Previously, Nitin was a VC in the US at New Enterprise Associates where he co-led NEA’s first education investment, and also invested in world-class companies like OPOWER, Millennial Media, AddThis, Gilt Groupe and ChannelAdvisor. Nitin was also part of the early management team at EverFi, one of the largest education media networks reaching 16 million students, with $250M raised. He started his career as an investment banker at UBS in San Francisco.
Nitin holds an MBA from The Wharton School, and two degrees from the University of Southern California. In 2012, he was nominated for the prestigious Kauffman Fellowship for global leadership potential in VC. He is an investor-advisor to Credibase, Fynd and StalkBuyLove, and serves on the advisory board of TheBetterIndia, one of the largest impact media platforms globally reaching a monthly audience of 30 million.
HEAD INNOVATION & TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE
DCB BANK LTD
Innovation is my passion. Collaboration is my attitude. Execution is my action. Architecture is my Forte.
Currently I am working as Innovation Head & Technical Architect at DCB Bank. I am practicing Innovation Implementation & Architecture Orchestration at DCB.
I have launched Global Innovation program – “DCB Bank Innovation Carnival”. It will bring on Unique Experience of Innovation generation thru Hackathons & Accelerator programs in India.
As part of DCB’s Digital Transformation, I am working with latest technology Assimilation, Innovative Customer Servicing & Engagement, Robust Architecture Implementation, Fintech & Startup Alignment, Open Innovation practices, Collaboration with other Banks on Blockchain initiatives.
At DCB I have worked as Digital Banking Head & I am Part of various deliveries like India’s first Aadhaar & Biometric enabled ATM, Paperless A/c Opening – Zippi, India’s first Omni-Channel Framework for Bank, Mobile & Internet Banking Initiative, Unified Payment Interface (UPI), Bharat Bill Payment,API Management, Switch & Cards relevant initiatives.
I have Over 16 Years of Industry Experience in Engineering ,Organization Strategy & Governance, Enterprise Architecture, Digital Transformation, Fintech, Payments, Blockchain , AI & ML , IoT, UI&UX. In 2016-2017 , I have bagged many Leadership awards TOP 50 CIO, Top 100 Innovative CIOs, Digital Leader of the Year & I have appeared in many BFSI Conferences as Key-Note Speaker..
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Metaverse is a decentralised open platform of smart properties and digital identities, based on public blockchain technology.
Aimed to establish the Internet of Value infrastructure, we combine Digital Assets, Digital Identities and Oracles to build a web of Smart Properties.
Launched in February 2017, Metaverse is the first open public blockchain in China.
Blocko is a leading blockchain company in Korea with the most commercialized references. We develop and deliver blockchain technology to our clients, replacing conventional and inefficient processes and systems of ‘trust’. Our product Coinstack is an optimized solution to design and build blockchain based enterprise system (applications). We offer public and private blockchain platform with well-orchestrated set of SDKs such as data encryption and storage, personal/device authentication, smart contracts and rule management, etc.
“BitHub.Africa is a commercial Blockchain Accelerator that is driving the adoption of blockchain technology and solutions across Africa.
Our focus is developing innovative and relevant solutions using blockchain technology. We believe that blockchain solutions will make substantial contributions to rethinking and improving existing structures in the following areas:
1: Legal and Governance services
2: Identity Management
3: Data Management and Storage
4: Financial Services
5: Internet of Things -IOT
7: Software Security
8: Payment Gateways
BitHub Africa is bringing together expertise to drive the development and adoption of blockchain technologies with a focus on Africa. This is because we believe Kenya is the hotbed of innovative and disruptive financial technology based solutions e.g. M-Pesa. We also believe blockchain solutions will play a significant part in helping Kenya attain its Vision2030 goals and become a world leader in adopting of technology.
We provide analytical Consulting and Advisory services for organizations interested in deploying blockchain solutions across Africa and the Middle East. BitHub also trains and hosts blockchain developers at our hub in Nairobi creating the best pool of expertise.
BitHub Africa was founded in December 2015 and officially started operations as a business in Kenya on 6th January 2016.
GoldMint is an innovative project offering users the security and convenience of cryptocurrency combined with real gold backing. It is Blockchain based platform which operates gold-backed crypto assets. Every GOLD token is equal to 1 oz of real gold priced according to LMBA rates and is backed by an equal amount of physical or paper (ETF or futures) gold. GoldMint is developing Custody bot – a unique storage unit supported by blockchain and programmed to automatically identify and store gold jewelry, small ingots, and coins, without any human intervention.
The NEM.io Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in Singapore with members across the globe. Itâ€™s dedicated to the ongoing development of NEM blockchain technology and the promotion of a vibrant ecosystem of NEM users and developers in governments, academia, industry, and the public at large.
NEM is the world’s first Smart Asset blockchain. Built from the ground up for enterprise-grade performance, NEM’s blockchain technology delivers a world class platform for management of almost any kind of asset: currencies, supply chains, notarizations, ownership records and more. NEMâ€™S power is exposed through a simple and secure developer interface, so you can deploy your blockchain solution in record time. Whether you are building the next best mobile app or bringing blockchain into your existing business infrastructure, NEM makes blockchain work for you.
Finesse, a global digital transformation company helping over 200+ enterprise clients, drives digital transformation by an encompassing approach starting with business process re-engineering, digital design & architecting, deployment and maintenance of business critical solutions & services.
Finesse works with various industry leading technology companies across the globe to deliver customized solutions & services tailored to the unique situation of each of our clients; thus enabling transformation. We offer solutions for Blockchain, Robotic Process Automation, Treasury, BI & Analytics, Infra solutions and Cloud transformation among many others for industries in BFSI, Healthcare, Retail, Infrastructure, Energy, Education, Pharmaceuticals, Aviation, and Government/Public.
Finesse wants to bring in more value from Blockchain to help organizations have a deeper insight and be able to apply and adapt this technology in the right functional area. Finesse provides organizations with tailored technical / functional Blockchain Training Programs. Finesse has launched Smart Contract on Blockchain, a plug and play solution on Blockchain to help organizations digitize all their contracts. We have solution for cross border remittance using Cryptocurrencies on the Blockchain Platform. Similarly we have solution offerings on Asset Digitization, Trading Finance, Settlement and Clearing.
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