She is a Senior Director level Engineering Leader, a Technology and Innovation Management professional and a Certified Corporate Director. She has 24 years of experience in the Industry. During this period she has held various roles and responsibilities in the areas of Innovation, and Technology Strategy and Management, She has Successfully Incubated several new Technology Business Areas. She is the ex-Chairperson for SNIA in India. She is also on the Governing Board and Executive Committee of The Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India. She is an Author – her Book “Innovation Magic” is a guide to creating and managing Innovation Management functions within Organizations. Her report on “Innovation Governance: Board Imperatives” has been published and referred to by many organizations.
In a career spanning over two decades, he has been a successful entrepreneur and an astute professional who has built organizations ground up and nurtured them to become global companies. A thought-leader with in-depth knowledge of the startup ecosystem, he has successfully built a strong community for India’s fastest growing startup engine - T-hub. He loves gadgets and is fascinated by emerging technologies.
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
She specializes in identifying founders of transformational solutions through technology and guiding these budding entrepreneurs to success with her experience and expertise.
Managing Director, Endiya Partners
Technology start-ups with strategic focus and clear value proposition drive him. He serves on several boards including Darwinbox. Some of his past investments include Seclore, Little Eye Labs (Facebook) and Cleartrip. He loves entrepreneurs with grit, clarity and focus on execution. As he likes to say,
With more than two decades of experience in the the healthcare industry, he brings in expertise on a wide variety of technologies such as IoT, Blockchain, Data Analytics, Cognitive/AI, and many more. He leads IBM consulting in India and South Asia, serving healthcare customers of the region. He also trains and mentors healthcare professionals of IBM and Perot Systems on reaching target audience with the appropriate healthcare solution.
Program Manager, Microsoft IDC
With more than 12 years of experience at Microsoft IDC, she brings in expertise in cloud computing, distributed systems, software design and development. Currently, her team works on the development of cross-platform tools and support ecosystem enabling the next wave of mobile immersive Mixed Reality.
Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft IDC
Currently, working as Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft, he is building enterprise apps which leverage the power of 3D and MR to help Firstline Task Workers and Information Workers be more productive at their workplace. Before venturing into the world of Mixed Reality, he spent initial years of his career building consumer and enterprise applications for companies like NetApp and Zenoti. He is an NIT Warangal and IIM Ahmedabad graduate.
Dr. Kishore Dhara
He brings a unique and powerful blend of technology vision, strategy, and a proven record of applying deep technological insights to deliver strategic business solutions. He played a lead and hands-on role both at a large enterprise in influencing their strategy and in incubating products that generated hundreds of millions of dollars. With over 40+ issued and pending patents, he is the recipient of the Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in Information Technology for 2015.
CEO & Co Founder, AlgoLeap Technologies
His team is solving healthcare problems combining deep domain with advanced technologies and behavioral science at AlgoLeap Technologies, an AI-focused technology services firm. He has spent over a decade in product development focused on delivering data-driven insights to decision makers at Health Systems and Insurers. Before his career in product development, he has consulted extensively for healthcare organizations spanning clinical delivery, medical management, behavioral health, and consumer-oriented healthcare.
Executive Director - Emerging Technologies, L V Prasad Eye Institute
Raghu is the Principal Investigator for the pipeline of products and solutions being created in the Center for Technology, Center for Ophthalmic Engineering and Center for Regenerative Medicine. Prior to joining LVPEI, Raghu was a Quantitative Venture Capitalist & Portfolio Manager, making investments rooted in Deep Science such as Genomics, Extended Intelligence, Agtech, Robotics and the Tactile Internet. Before his career in Venture Capital, he worked in product development with DARPA, Apple, Adidas and Speedo.
Dr. Ashutosh Richhariya
Director - Engineering Group, LVPEI Center for Innovation
His primary interest is in the use of engineering knowledge in medicine and health, and he has helped in setting up an ecosystem of core research development for medical devices in India. He received the Nehru-Fulbright Scholarship for his research on the optical quality of the cornea under stress. He also heads the incubation and start-up efforts at LVPEI.
Aditya S. Sripada
Research Assistant, IIT Hyderabad
Alumni & LVP-MITra Fellow, LVPEI Center for Innovation
His primary research interest lies in the area of Humanoid Robotics. He believes that the most important investment for the future of robotics would be with humanoid robots and their applications in the real world. Through his research, he wants to contribute to the most basic, yet the most important motion of humanoid robots - walking.
Sundar Ganesh Babu
Senior Manager - Process & Quality, Carl Zeiss India
Director & Business Head - CARIn, Carl Zeiss
A business leader in healthcare sector for software products and devices, he is managing a product portfolio with multi-million dollar revenue globally. He started up a digital business for ZEISS that has grown to have a global footprint providing care to over 50,000 patients. He is a technology leader with expertise in understanding and applying cutting edge technologies like machine learning using deep neural networks and cloud computing to build products and solutions.
VP - Products and Programs, Wadhwani AI
He has launched and scaled impact-driven innovations in start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and government. At Embrace, he led the market launch of path-breaking infant warmers, and drove adoption with many governments, WHO, and MSF. His previous adventures spanned Duron Energy, Corning Environmental Tech, and Xerox PARC. An alumnus of Cornell, UMass Amherst, and IIT Madras, Raghu, used to be a traffic engineer by day and a graphic designer by night when he started his career in Vermont.
Engineering Lead, Wadhwani AI
He is a technology and product leader. Over the past several years, he has advised and architected technology solutions for established businesses and startups in India. Previously, at VMware, he engineered large-scale high-performance systems, and helped bootstrap R&D teams in the US and India. Past accomplishments include building software for optical head-mounted displays - a precursor to Google Glass, and voice and gesture activated systems for physically challenged. He received his MS and DEng degrees in EE from Stanford University, and his BE from Mumbai University. He is an avid sailor and rock climber, and a certified wilderness search-and-rescue first responder.