Bengaluru Tech Summit 2021

Asia's Largest Technology Event, Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) organized by the Department of Electronics, IT, Bt and S&T, Government of Karnataka and Co-Hosted by STPI is back in a hybrid avatar this November 17 to 19, 2021.

The swift spread of Covid -19 came as a heavy blow to the global economy, causing unprecedented disruptions across industries. But with disruption, we are also witnessing a massive digital transformation across society, globally. Technology has emerged as a saviour-be it in fighting the virus, in resurrecting the crippling industries or in bringing together people in these challenging times.

During this time, Bengaluru has truly kept the world moving and emerged as the next Headquarter to the Global MNCs driving their businesses across continents. BTS 2021 with its central theme "Driving the Next" will witness the coming together of global tech leaders, Indian corporate and startups from IT, Deep tech and Biotech deciphering the future, showcasing disruptive technologies, forging partnerships and alliances.

BTS 2021, in its 24th edition, will give global audiences access to the best innovations, new products and cutting-edge ideas for building a collaborative, global tech community. BTS has become the place of convergence for the leading cross-sector tech companies to startups, technocrats to young innovators, policymakers to investors, researchers to academia, facilitating dialogue and collaborations. So, Be there and create your own future!





2021 HIGHLIGHTS

30

COUNTRIES

75

SESSIONS

300

SPEAKERS

5000

START-UP ATTENDEES

300

EXHIBITORS

20000

BUSINESS ATTENDEES

500000

AUDIENCE


PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS @ BTS 2021

SPONSORS

Principal Sponsor

Startup Partner

Biotech Partner

Platinum Partner

Platinum Partner

Technology Partner

Fintech Partner

Fibernet Partner

Gold Partner

Gold Partner


INAGURAL @ BENGALURU TECH SUMMIT 2021




Shri. Basavaraj Bommai

Chief Minister of Karnataka, Government of Karnataka

Shri. Ashwini Vaishnaw

Hon'ble Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Railways and Communications , Government of India

Shri. Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship , Government of India

Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan

Minister of Higher Education, IT& Bt, Science and Technology, Skill development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Karnataka

Shri. Murugesh Rudrappa Nirani

Minister of Large and Medium Industries, Government of Karnataka

Martin Schroeter

Chief Executive Officer, Kyndryl

Prof. Klaus Schwab

Founder and Chairman, World Economic Forum

Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Physicist & Molecular Biologist, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

Indian-born American physician, scientist, and writer,

Priya Balasubramaniam

Vice President, Operations Apple Inc.


SPEAKERS @ BENGALURU TECH SUMMIT 2021




Harshil Mathur

CEO & Co-Founder, Razorpay


David Young

Global Sustainability Head, BCG


Katie Koch

Global co-head of Fundamental Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management


Dr. Olaf Clemens

Partner, Digital Financial Services Capco's


Vishal Salvi

CISO & Head of Cyber Security, Infosys


Gil Shwed

Founder and CEO, Check Point


Ashish Mishra

Managing Director, Interbrand India


Thomas Leen

Global CISO, BHP


G V Kalavathi

Vice President, Head of Philips Innovation Campus, Bengaluru


John Waldron

President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs


N.T. Arunkumar

Country Head and Head of Innovation, Telstra GBS LLP


K Ananth Krishnan

Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, TCS


Vivek Raghavan

Chief Product Manager and Biometric Architect, UIAI


Daisy Chittilapilly

President, Cisco India and SAARC


Ganesh Thyagarajan

Senior Vice President, SVP McLaren Strategic Ventures


Sayantan Dev

President, Redington Value, Dubai


Prateek Kapoor

Vice President, AON


Satish GramPurohit

CEO, Infomap Global


Serge De Vos

Sr Director Operations - Finance, Anheuser-Busch InBev


Ankur Mittal

SVP Technology and Managing Director, Lowe's India


Sayani Nag

Head of Analytics - Retail Value Chain, Aditya Birla Group


Ashish Grover

CIO, Falabella


Biren Ghose

President - ABAI & Country Head, Technicolor India


Sai Srinivas Kiran G

Co-Founder & CEO, Mobile Premier League (MPL)


B. S. Srinivas

Secretary, ABAI


Hans Tuinman

Director,Scan 360

Shiji Sunil

Centre Head,COE, ABAI


Sameer Pitalwalla

Business Director ASEAN and India, Epic Games


R K Chand

Head of Studio, Trace VFX


Dattatri Salagame

CEO, President, Managing Director, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions


The Right Honourable Sir Nick Clegg

Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications, Facebook


Kavitha Krishnarao

Country Commercial Manager, IKEA India


Enrico Palermo

Head of Agency, Australian Space Agency


Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan

Chairman & Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation,Department of Space


Dr. Sumit Mitra

CEO, Global Business Services, Tesco


Prof. S Sadagopan

Director , IIITB


Ganesh Krishnan

Partner, GrowthStory


Nipun Goel

President , IIFL


Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Australia


Salil Pitale

Jt. MD & Co-CEO , Axis Capital Limited


Madan Padaki

Founder & CEO , 1BRIDGE


Krishna Kumar

CEO , Simplilearn


Sreyssha George

Managing Director and Partner, BCG


Sunil PP

South Asia Lead: Education, Space & NPO , Amazon Web Services (AWS)


Anand Sudarshan

Director, Sylvant Advisors


Manoj Kumar

Founder, Social Alpha


Dr Rakesh Mishra

Director,Tata Institute for Genetics and Society


Dr Lalitesh Katragadda

Founder, Google maps and Indihood


Dr Chintan Vaishnav

Mission Director, NITI Aayog AIM


Karthik Chandrashekkhar

CEO, Climate Alpha Founder, Sangam Ventures


Umakant Soni

CEO, Art Park, IISc.


Carley Scott OAM

Chief Executive Officer, Equatorial Launch Australia


Raghunandan G

Founder, Zolve


Vivekananda Hallekere

CEO & Co-Founder, Bounce


Tarun Mehta

Co-founder & CEO, Ather Energy


Mustafa Wajid

CEO, Meher Energy Ventures Pvt. Ltd.


Gayathri Vasudevan

Executive Chairperson, Labour Net


Bhaktha Keshavachar

Founder/CEO, Chara Technologies


Arun Vinayak

Co-Founder, Exponent Energy


Ganesh Neelam

Executive Director, CINI and Tata Trusts


Priya Mohan

Investor , Venture Highway LLP


Dr Harish Hande

Founder, Selco Foundation


Ankit Agarwal

Founder, Phool.co


Uday Kumar

CEO, Credit Access Grameen


Anita M. George

Executive Vice-President and Deputy Head, CDPQ Global


Sanjay Anandram

Co-Founder, Network of Indian Cultural Enterprises


Dhruv Sehra

Founder , 256.Network


Nandi Vardhan Mehta

Chief Financial Officer , KAAF Investments


Mohit Dhawan

Sr. Vice President and Head, Strategy, Investments, M&A , Hero Enterprise


Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs, Government of India


Colonel Pamela Melroy

(US Air Force, Retired)Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Chaintanya Deshpande

Advisor, Sharrp Ventures


Sumit Dhawan

President, Vmware


Dr. Anand Anandkumar

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Bugworks Research Inc


Dr. Swami Subramaniam

Cofounder and CEO, Ignite Life Sciences


Shri Kumar Suryanarayanan

Chairman & Managing Director, Sea6 Energy Pvt Ltd.


Dr. Vasan Sambandamurthy

CEO, DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance


Prof. Subramanian Ramaswamy

Director & Co-founder, and first CEO, C-CAMP Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University, USA


Dr.Jayanta Haldar

Associate Professor JNCSR, BLR


Dr. Robert Langer

Institute Professor, MIT


Dr. Dhananjaya Dendukuri

CEO & Co-Founder, Achira Labs Pvt. Ltd.


Ranjith Menon

Executive Director , Chiratae


Dr Anand Sivaraman

Director, Remidio Innovative Solutions


Dr. Samarth Kulkarni

Chief Executive Officer, CRISPR Therapeutics AG


Dr. Debojyoti Chakraborty

Senior Scientist, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Intergrative Biology


Shambavi Nayak

Founder and Director, CloudKrate Solutions Pvt. Ltd


Dr. Craig Thomson

President & CEO Sloan Kettering


Dr. Ferzaan Engineer

Co-founder and Chairman, Cytecare Hospitals


Dr. Shashank Joshi

Endocrine physician, LILAVATI HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTRE


Dr. Sharat Damodar

Chief of Haematology and Transplant Services, Mazumdar Shaw Medical Centre, Narayana Health City, Bangalore


Dr. BS Ajaikumar

Chairman & CEO, HealthCare Global


Dr. Richard Hatchet

Chief Executive Officer, CEPI


Dr. Chintan Vaishnav

CEO, Atal Innovation Mission


Dr. Noubar Afeyan

CEO, Flagship Pioneering


Dr. Mahesh Bhalgat

COO, Syngene


Divya Bijlwan

Senior Vice President, Aurobindo Pharma Limited


Deepak Sapra

Chief Executive Officer, API and Services, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories


Atin Tomar

CEO, Yapan Bio


Dr V Krishna Mohan

Executive Director, Bharath Biotech International Ltd


Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)


Dr. Arun Anand

Chief Operating Officer, Immuneel Therapeutics


Kavitha Iyer Rodrigues

Co-Founder & CEO, Zumutor Biologics private limited


Dr. Narendra Chirmule

CEO, Director & Co-Founder, SymphonyTech Biologics


Dr. Arvind Chari

Principal, Eight Roads Ventures


Manohar B N

CEO, Stempeutics Research


Prof. Rahul Purwar

Associate Professor, IIT Bombay


Prof. Shubhada Chiplunkar

Director, ACTREC & Principal Investigator, Advance Centre for Treatment Research & Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre


GS Krishnan

President ABLE, Novozymes


Dr Y B Ramakrishna

Advisor MoPNG (Bio Energy)


Dr Ashish Paradkar

Vice President – R&D Perfect day (Alternative proteins)


Krishna Mohan Puwada

Regional President & Senior Director- Consumer Biosolutions Novozymes (New innovations in Enzymes)


Dr Sridevi Annapurna Singh

Director, CFTRI Mysore


Dr. Krishna M Ella

Chairman & Managing Director Bharat Biotech International Ltd


KK Narayanan

Founder, Kottaram Agro Foods


Sunil Alaric D'Souza

MD & CEO, TCPL


Dr Raman Ramachandran

MD & CEO, PI Industries


Dr. Dinesh Addihalli Nagegowda

Sr. Principal Scientist & Scientist-Incharge CSIR-CIMAP Research Centre


Dr A K Shasany

vice President – R&D National Institute of Plant Biotechnology


N Suresh

COO, ABLE


Arun Singhal

CEO, FSSAI


Dr. Vinod Mathur

Chairperson National Biodiversity Authority(NBA)


Dr. Balram Bhargava

Secretary DHR & Director General, ICMR


Barath Shankar Subramanian

Partner, Accel Partners


Dr. Samuel H. Sternberg

Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Columbia University


Dr. Gagandeep Kang

Professor, CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE,Vellore


Srinivas Kosaraju

Sr. VP Quality & Regulatory, Biological E. LTD


Dr. Bruce L. Levine

Barbara and Edward Netter Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (Upenn)


Dr. Renu Swarup

Chairperson BIRAC/Secretary, DBMST


Prof. Chin Tsan Wang

Director, Science and Technology Division, TECC


Dr. Yi-Lang Tsai

National Research Fellow / Division Director Center for High-Performance Computing, National Applied Research Laboratories


Mr. Achim Burkart

Consul General Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany


Mr. Rajesh Nath

MD, VDMA


Dileep Mangsuli

Executive Director, Siemens Healthcare Private Limited


Ashish Modi

Head of the Research & Development Carl Zeiss Group


Pradeep Nair

Vice President, Global Sales with Intech Additive, Bangalore


Dr. Maliha Shah

Founder, Alpha Telemed Berlin (Start-up)


Hon Barry O'Farrell

Australian High Commissioner for India, Embassy of Australia in India


Mr. Deepak Padaki

EVP, Strategy & Chief Risk Officer Infosys


Mr. Anil Wadhwa



Dr. Margaret Faux

Founder & CEO Synapse Medical Services


Dr. Ajai K Garg

Sr Director Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology


Suresh Raman



Petula Thomas

Chief Executive Officer Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce


Jonathan Zadka

Consul General Consulate, General of Israel to south India, Bengaluru


Joseph Abraham

Consul for Trade and Economic Affairs, Consulate General of Israel to south India, Bengaluru


Kishore Ramisetty

Vice President and General Manger -Vertical Solutions and Services Group, Intel


Erez Imberman

VP - Business Development & Special Projects, Tower Semiconductor


Vivek Thyagi

Vice Chairman, IESA


Kobi Dekter

Director Sales, OEM EMEA and India, CEVA


Felix Neugart

Chief Executive Officer, NRW Global Business GmbH


Achim Burkart

Consul General, German Consulate Bangalore


U.B.Pravin Rao

Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Infosys


Prof. Dr. Roman Dumitrescu

Managing Director Strategy and R&D, Intelligent Technical Systems Ost Westfalen Lippe Germany


Ambika Banotra

Chief Representative, NRW Global Business GmbH, India


Navratan Katariya

Senior Director NASSCOM, Centre of Excellence, AI & IoT



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