BTS 2021 Inaugural


  • M. Venkaiah Naidu
    Hon'ble Vice President of India

  • H.E. Scott Morrison
    Hon'ble Prime Minister of Australia

  • H.E. Naftali Bennett
    Hon'ble Prime Minister of Israel

  • Thaawarchand Gehlot
    Hon'ble Governor of Karnataka

  • Basavaraj Bommai
    Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Government of Karnataka

  • Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan
    Hon'ble Minister for Electronics, IT & Bt, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood.


  • Murugesh Rudrappa Nirani
    Hon'ble Minister of Large and Medium Industries, Government of Karnataka

  • Martin Schroeter
    Chairman & CEO, Kyndryl


  • Prof. Klaus Schwab
    Founder and Chairman, World Economic Forum

  • Kris Gopalakrishnan
    Co-Founder Infosys, Chairman Axilor Venture and Chairman Vision Group on Information Technology, Government of Karnataka


  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    Executive Chairperson, Biocon Limited and Chairperson, Vision Group on Biotechnology, Government of Karnataka


  • Prashanth Prakash
    Partner – Accel, Chairman, Vision Group on Startups, Government of Karnataka


  • Pawan Goenka
    Chairman, IN-SPACe

  • Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, IAS
    Additional Chief Secretary to Government Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology , Government of Karnataka

  • Shailendra Tyagi
    Director ,STPI-Bengaluru


  • Meena Nagaraj C.N
    IAS, Managing Director Department of IT BT and KITS , Government of Karnataka



BTS 2021 Plenary Speakers


  • Martin Schroeter
    Chairman & CEO, Kyndryl


  • Nobel Laureate Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan
    Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Past President, The Royal Society

  • Prof. Klaus Schwab
    Founder and Chairman, World Economic Forum

  • Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Priya Balasubramaniam
    Vice President of Product Operations, Apple


  • Anant Maheshwari
    President, Microsoft India


  • Chetan Bhagat
    Indian Author and columnist




BTS 2021 BENGALURU NEXT Leadership Conclave


  • Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, IAS
    Additional Chief Secretary to Government Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology , Government of Karnataka

  • Dattatri Salagame
    CEO, President, Managing Director, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions


  • Kris Gopalakrishnan
    Co-Founder Infosys, Chairman Axilor Venture and Chairman Vision Group on Information Technology, Government of Karnataka


  • Lingraju Sawkar
    President, Kyndryl India


  • Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan
    Hon'ble Minister for Electronics, IT & Bt, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood.


  • Shailendra Tyagi
    Director ,STPI-Bengaluru




BTS 2021 BENGALURU NEXT Innovators Conclave Speakers


  • Chetan Bhagat
    Indian Author and columnist


  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    Executive Chairperson, Biocon & Biocon Biologics


  • Prashanth Prakash
    Partner – Accel, Chairman, Vision Group on Startups, Government of Karnataka


  • Kalyan Krishnamurthy
    CEO, FlipKart


  • Lingraju Sawkar
    President, Kyndryl India


  • Harshil Mathur
    CEO & Co-Founder, Razorpay




BTS 2021 Bengaluru Impact Awardees


  • Hari Menon
    Co-Founder & CEO, Big Basket

  • Nithin Kamath
    Founder & CEO, ZERODHA

  • Chanakya Hridaya
    Co-Founder, BlackBuck

  • Abhay Hanjura
    Founder, Licious

  • Sujeet Kumar
    Co-Founder, Udaan

  • Amrit Acharya
    Co-Founder & CEO, Zetwerk

  • Ankush Sachdeva
    Co-Founder & CEO, ShareChat

  • Rahul Chari
    Founder & CTO, PhonePe

  • Nirmit Parikh
    Founder & CEO, Apna

  • Harshil Mathur
    CEO & Co-Founder, Razorpay

  • Roman Saini
    Co-Founder & CEO, Unacademy

  • Harsh Jain
    Co- Founder and CEO, Groww

  • Virendra Gupta
    Founder, Dailyhunt

  • Umang Bedi
    Co-Founder, Dailyhunt

  • Shubh Malhotra
    Co-Founder, MPL

  • Vidit Aatrey
    Founder and CEO, Meesho

  • Kamesh Goyal
    Founder & Chairman, Digit

  • Kunal Shah
    Founder, CRED

  • Ashish Singhal
    Founder & CEO, Coinswitch

  • Sanjeev Barnwal
    Founder and CTO, Meesho

  • Srinath Ramakrushnan
    Co-Founder and COO, Zetwerk



BTS 2021 IT & Startup Speakers


  • Harshil Mathur
    CEO & Co-Founder, Razorpay


  • David Young
    Global Sustainability Head, BCG


  • Katie Koch
    Co-head of the Fundamental Equity (FE) business, Goldman Sachs Asset Management


  • Dr. Vijay Chandru
    Commissioner, Lancet Citizens' Commission for reimagining India's health system and Co-founder & Director Strand Life Sciences


  • Gil Shwed
    Founder and CEO, Check Point


  • Prof. S Sadagopan
    Director , IIITB


  • N.T. Arunkumar
    Managing Director & Country Head (India) and Head of Innovation, Global Business Services Telstra India


  • Ashish Hemrajani
    Founder & CEO, Bookmyshow.com


  • John Waldron
    President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs


  • Gururaj Bhat
    Intelligent Automation - Department Head , Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions


  • Daisy Chittilapilly
    President, Cisco India and SAARC


  • Madan Padaki
    Founder & CEO , 1BRIDGE


  • H.E. Naor Gilon
    Ambassador of Israel to India


  • Ashish Mishra
    Managing Director, Interbrand India


  • K Ananth Krishnan
    Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TCS


  • Dr. Olaf Clemens
    Partner, Digital Financial Services, Capco


  • Vishal Salvi
    CISO & Head of Cyber Security, Infosys


  • Vivek Raghavan
    Chief Product Manager and Biometric Architect, UIAI


  • Sayani Nag
    Head of Analytics - Retail Value Chain, Aditya Birla Group


  • Ganesh Thyagarajan
    Senior Vice President, SVP McLaren Strategic Ventures


  • BV Naidu
    Chairman, KDEM


  • Sanjeev Kumar Gupta
    MD & CEO Lahari


  • Rohith Bhat
    Founder Robosoft Technologies


  • Krishnadas Unni
    Executive Director, IBM


  • Vivek Pawar
    CEO, Deshpande Foundation


  • Mythili Ramesh
    CO-Founder & CEO, Nextwealth


  • Sayantan Dev
    President, Redington Value, Dubai


  • Prateek Kapoor
    Director, AON


  • Hardika Shah
    Founder & CEO, Kinara Capital


  • 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


  • Kavitha Krishnarao
    Country Commercial Manager, IKEA India


  • Ashish Grover
    CIO, Falabella


  • Thomas Leen
    Global CISO, BHP


  • Biren Ghose
    President - ABAI & Country Head, Technicolor India


  • Sai Srinivas Kiran G
    Co-Founder & CEO, Mobile Premier League (MPL)


  • R K Chand
    Head of Studio, Trace VFX


  • Dr. Sumit Mitra
    CEO, Global Business Services, Tesco


  • Meena Ganesh
    Co-Founder,Chairperson & MD, Portea Medical


  • Ganesh Krishnan
    Partner, GrowthStory


  • Nipun Goel
    President , IIFL


  • Salil Pitale
    Jt. MD & Co-CEO , Axis Capital Limited


  • Krishna Kumar
    CEO , Simplilearn


  • Sreyssha George
    Managing Director and Partner, BCG


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


  • Hans M. Van der Sluys
    Director,Scan 360

  • Anand Sudarshan
    Director, Sylvant Advisors


  • Manoj Kumar
    Founder, Social Alpha


  • Vineeta Singh
    Co-Founder & CEO, SUGAR Cosmetics


  • Dr Rakesh Mishra
    Director,Tata Institute for Genetics and Society


  • Dr Lalitesh Katragadda
    Founder, Google maps and Indihood


  • Dr Chintan Vaishnav
    Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)


  • Karthik Chandrasekar
    CEO, Climate Alpha and Founder, Sangam Ventures


  • Sakshi Chopra
    MD, Sequoia Capital


  • Umakant Soni
    CEO, Art Park, IISc.


  • 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 & CEO , Exponent Energy


  • Ganesh Neelam
    Executive Director, CINI and Tata Trusts


  • Dr Harish Hande
    Founder, Selco Foundation


  • Priya Mohan
    Investor , Venture Highway LLP


  • Ankit Agarwal
    Founder, Phool.co


  • Anita M. George
    Executive Vice-President and Deputy Head, CDPQ Global


  • Uday Kumar
    CEO, Credit Access Grameen


  • Sanjay Anandram
    Co-Founder, Network of Indian Cultural Enterprises


  • Dhruv Sehra
    Founder , 256.Network


  • Nandi Vardhan Mehta
    Chief Financial Officer , KAAF Investments


  • Sucharita Eashwar
    Founder & CEO, Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurship


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


  • Chaitanya Deshpande
    Advisor, Sharrp Ventures


  • Ramkumar Narayanan
    VP Technology & Managing Director VMware, Vmware


  • Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran
    CTO, Kyndryl India


  • Apoorva Sharma
    Partner , Stride Ventures


  • Ashish Aggarwal
    Associate Partner , Chamaeleon


  • Anurakt Jain
    Co-founder and CEO , Klub


  • Vivek Pillai
    Principal , Alteria Capital

  • Manish Agarwal
    CEO , Nazara Technologies


  • Shiji Sunil
    Centre Head,COE, ABAI


  • B. S. Srinivas
    Secretary, ABAI


  • Sameer Pitalwalla
    Business Director ASEAN and India, Epic Games


  • Rajeev Khushu
    Chairman, IESA


  • Dr. Jaspreet Singh
    Head MEMS Fabrication Division, Dept of Space, Govt of India


  • Krishnan Shrinivasan
    Managing Director, Lam Research


  • Archana Rai
    Editor - South, The Economic Times


  • Sagar Sharma
    Manager, Invest India


  • Prof. Srinivasan Raghavan
    Director, Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE),IISC


  • K Vaitheeswaran
    Founder & CEO, AGAIN Drinks


  • Sandipan Mitra
    Co-founder & CEO, Hunger Box


  • Benjamin Brillat
    Global Domain Leader, Enterprise 5G & Edge, Kyndryl


  • Rory O'Connor
    Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Intel.


  • Jacob Mundapallil
    Program Head, Goldman Sachs 10,000 women


  • Anisha Singh
    Founder , She Capital


  • Anurag Agarwal
    Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology


  • Manisha Bhinge
    Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation


  • Raghu Dharmaraju
    President, ARTPARK at IISc


  • Sanjay Nath
    Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blume Ventures


  • Chandrasekhar Nair
    Director, Molbio Diagnostics Private Limited


  • Sunil Menon
    Network & Product Engineering Executive, N&IT, Telstra


  • Dr. Latika Dhuria
    Incubation Manager, Atal Incubation Centre at Banasthali Vidyapith


  • Krishna Prasad Atluri
    Founder FinTech Group: Financial Products: Onemoney and Moneyone at FinTech Products and Solutions India Pvt Ltd.


  • Anjani Rathor
    Chief Digital Officer, HDFC Bank


  • Shivashish Chatterjee
    Co-Founder/Joint Managing Director, DMI Finance Private Limited


  • Srinivas Jain
    Executive Director and Head of Strategy , SBI MUTUAL FUND


  • Siddharth Shetty
    Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation


  • Santosh Kumar
    MD and President,Texas Instruments


  • Randeep Sekhon
    CTO, Airtel India and South Asia


  • Sanchit Vir Gogia
    Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO, Greyhound Research


  • Alok Shukla
    SVP & Head – Product Management & Business Solution Group, Airtel Business


  • Pratik Mehta
    Country Head, Public Sector, Google Cloud India


  • Kushal Varshney
    Chief Technology Officer at Virescent Infrastructure


  • Shweta Rajpal Kohli
    Chief Public Policy Officer, Sequoia India & Southeast Asia


  • Vanya Chandel
    Founder, Forfurs


  • Tanushree Jain
    Founder & Director, Nushaura


  • Shivani Poddar
    Co-founder & CEO, Faballey and Indya


  • Hena Mehta
    Founder & CEO, Basis


  • Tanushree Nagori
    Co-Founder, Doubtnut


  • Gunjan Krishna
    Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director, Department of Industries & Commerce


  • Shruthi Singh
    Joint Secretary, DPIIT


  • Sanjeev Gupta
    CEO , Karnataka Digital Economy Mission


  • Ashok Kumar Meda
    Co-Founder & Director, Krishikalpa Foundation


  • Arvind Agarwal
    Co-Founder & CEO , C4D Partners


  • Kunal Prasad
    Co-Founder & COO , CropIn Technology


  • Arun Sharma
    Advisor to the Chairman of Adani Group




BTS 2021 Sydney Dialogue Session Speakers


  • The Right Honourable Sir Nick Clegg
    Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications, Facebook


  • Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    Minister of External Affairs, Government of India


  • Senator the Hon Marise Payne
    Minister for Foreign Affairs, Government of Australia


  • Colonel Pamela Melroy
    (US Air Force, Retired)Deputy Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration


  • Enrico Palermo
    Head of Agency, Australian Space Agency


  • Dr. Kailasavadivoo Sivan
    Chairman & Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation,Department of Space


  • Carley Scott OAM
    Chief Executive Officer, Equatorial Launch Australia




BTS 2021 BIO Speakers


  • Nobel Laureate Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan
    Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Past President, The Royal Society

  • Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Dr. Craig Thompson
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


  • Dr. Robert Langer
    Institute Professor
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT)



  • Dr. Samarth Kulkarni
    Chief Executive Officer, CRISPR Therapeutics


  • Dr. Bruce Levine
    Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (UPENN)


  • Dr. Richard Hatchett
    Chief Executive Officer
    Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)



  • Dr. Noubar Afeyan
    Founder and CEO, Flagship Pioneering


  • Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
    Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)


  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    Executive Chairperson, Biocon & Biocon Biologics


  • Dr. Gagandeep Kang
    Professor, Christian Medical College, Vellore


  • Dr. Arun Anand
    Chief Operating Officer
    Immuneel Therapeutics Private Limited



  • Dr. Vijay Chandru
    Executive Advisor (ARTPark); Adjunct Professor Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Science


  • Dr. Chintan Vaishnav
    Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)


  • Dr. Swami Subramaniam
    Co Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ignite Life Sciences


  • Dr. Smita Jain
    Associate Director, Academic and Government Relations (India), Cactus Communications Pvt Ltd


  • Shrikumar Suryanarayanan
    Managing Director,Sea6 Energy Pvt Ltd.


  • Dr. Vasan Sambandamurthy
    Chief Executive Officer
    DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance



  • Prof. Ramaswamy Subramanian
    Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University


  • Dr. Dhananjaya Dendukuri
    CEO & Co-Founder Achira Labs Pvt. Ltd.


  • Lalith Kishore
    Cheif Operating Officer, CCAMP InDx Indigenisation of Diagnostics


  • Ranjith Menon
    Executive Director, Chiratae Ventures India Advisors Pvt. Ltd.


  • Dr Anand Sivaraman
    CEO & Director Remidio Innovative Solutions Private Limited


  • Dr. Nikhil Phadke
    Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


  • Dr. Debojyoti Chakraborty
    Senior Scientist, CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology


  • Dr. Saravanabhavan Thangavel
    Assistant Investigator, Centre for Stem cell research (CSCR), a unit of inStem Bengaluru, CMC campus, Bagayam, Vellore


  • Dr. Shambhavi Naik
    Head of Research, Takshashila Institution


  • Dr. Vaijayanti Gupta
    Lead Scientist, CrisprBits Private Limited


  • Dr. Siddharth Tiwari
    Scientist E, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute


  • Girish Krishnamurthy
    Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tata Medical and Diagnostics Limited


  • Dr. Ferzaan Engineer
    Co-Founder and Chairman
    Cytecare Hospitals



  • Dr. BS Ajaikumar
    Executive Chairman
    Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd



  • Dr. Sharat Damodar
    Clinical Director, Senior Consultant, Haematologist Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health


  • Dr. Mahesh Bhalgat
    Chief Operating Officer
    Syngene International Limited



  • Divya Bijlwan
    Senior Vice President
    Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.



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


  • Atin Tomar
    Co-Founder & CEO Yapan Bio Private Limited


  • Dr V Krishna Mohan
    Whole-time Director, Bharath Biotech International Ltd


  • Kavitha Iyer Rodrigues
    Chief Executive Officer
    Zumutor Biologics private limited



  • Prof. Rahul Purwar
    Associate Professor, IIT Bombay


  • Dr. Narendra Chirmule
    Chief Executive Officer
    SymphonyTech Biologics



  • Manohar BN
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Stempeutics Research


  • Prof. Shubhada Chiplunkar
    Former Director ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre


  • Dr. Arvind Chari
    Principal, Eight Roads Ventures


  • Krishnan Sreenivasan
    President, Association of Biotech Led Enterprise (ABLE)


  • Dr Y B Ramakrishna
    Advisor, MoPNG (Bio Energy)


  • Dr Ashish Paradkar
    Vice President, R&D Perfect Day


  • Krishna Mohan Puwada
    Regional President, Novozymes South Asia


  • Dr Sridevi Annapurna Singh
    Director, CFTRI Mysore


  • KK Narayanan
    Chief Executive Officer
    Agrigenome Labs Private Limited



  • Sunil Alaric D'Souza
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Tata Consumer Products Limited


  • Dr Raman Ramachandran
    Managing Director, PI Industries


  • Dr. Dinesh Addihalli Nagegowda
    Head & Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-CIMAP Research Centre,BLR


  • Dr A K Shasany
    Director, National Institute of Plant Biotechnology


  • N Suresh
    COO, ABLE


  • Dr. Renu Swarup
    Former Secretary to Government of India Government of India Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science & Technology


  • Dr. Kamaljit S Bawa
    Distinguished Professor of Biology, Founder-President , University of Massachusetts Boston Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)


  • Dr. Balasubramanya S
    Senior Consultant -Biotechnology, Karnataka Innovation & Technology Society, Dept. of Electronics, IT, Bt and S&T, Government of Karnataka




BTS 2021 India Innovation Alliance Speakers


  • Dr. Satya Dash
    Founding & Former Head Strategy, BIRAC
    Board Member Venture Center & Cygenica



  • Dr. Premnath Venugopalan
    Director, Venture Center


  • Poyni Bhatt
    Chief Executive Officer
    Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE)



  • Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed
    Chief Executive Officer & Director , Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), GKVK, BLR


  • Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay
    Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur


  • Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar
    Cheif Executive Officer
    KIIT-Technology Business Incubator



  • Naganand Doraswamy
    Managing Partner & Founder at Ideaspring Capital, Ideaspring Capital




BTS 2021 GIA Speakers


  • 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


  • Achim Burkart
    Consul General Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany


  • 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 Stuart Ayers
    NSW Minister, Department of Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney


  • Hon Barry O'Farrell
    Australian High Commissioner for India, Embassy of Australia in India


  • Deepak Padaki
    EVP, Strategy & Chief Risk Officer Infosys


  • Anil Wadhwa



  • Dr. Margaret Faux
    Founder & CEO Synapse Medical Services


  • Dr. Ajai K Garg
    Sr Director Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology


  • Suresh Raman



  • Gaven Standon
    Executive Partner Ecosystem, Telstra


  • 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


  • 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


  • Alex Ellis
    British High Commissioner to IndiaBritish High Commissioner to India, British High Commission


  • KT Rajan
    Cluster Head-Technology and Innovation, British High Commission


  • Jana Psarka
    Policy Manager, International Trade-TechUK


  • Rod Moore
    CEO, A&O IT


  • Nicholas Fernando
    Policy and Research Manager, Digital Catapult UK


  • Andy Sellars
    Strategic Development Director, CSA Catapult


  • Tomas Martunas
    Founding partner, Iron Wolf Capital


  • Inga Langaite
    CEO, Unicorns LT


  • Anil Kumar Prakkad
    Founder and CEO, Data Template


  • Roberta Rudokiene
    Head, Start-up Lithuania


  • Akvile Dobromilskyte
    Foreign startups manager, Startup Lithuania


  • Pham Dung Nam
    Director, ISEV office and NSSC of Vietnam (Initiative for startup ecosystem in Vietnam – ISEV; National startup support center of Vietnam - NSSC)


  • Nguyen Quan
    Former Minister of Science and Technology of Vietnam, Vietnam


  • H.E. Pham Sanh Chau
    Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Vietnam Embassy


  • Mika Luimula
    Research Group Leader of and Head of Laboratory , Turku University of Applied Sciences


  • Esa Alhoniemi
    Senior Advisor , Turku University of Applied Sciences


  • Petteri Joenpolvi
    CEO, ADESANTE Ltd


  • Jarkko Niemelä
    Chief Product Officer MVision AI


  • Ilkka Rytkölä
    Senior Advisor at the Turku, University of Applied Sciences


  • Candid Wuest
    VP of Cyber Protection Research, Acronis


  • Sandra Tobler
    Co-founder Futurae


  • Francesca Bosco
    Chief of Staff, Head of Foresight The CyberPeace Institute


  • Payal S. Kanwar
    Director General, IFCCI


  • Anil Chaudhry
    Country President & Managing Director, India Schneider Electric


  • Souad Tenfiche
    CEO Link Innovations


  • Gaurav Sareen
    Country Director, Sigfox


  • Matthieu Somekh
    CEO & Cofounder, ZEBOX


  • Gert Heijkoop
    Consul General, Consulate of the Netherlands in Bangalore


  • Stef Prinsen
    Sr. Account Manager, Innovation Quarter


  • Aniek Doensen
    Team Lead, Strategic Funding, Catalyze Group


  • Mohammad Samheel
    Founder & CEO, Osind Medi Tech


  • Anesh Kisoen
    Business Advisor Asia, The Hague Business Agency


  • Dr. Tsuyoshi "Ted" Abe
    Senior Vice President & General Manager of Marketing Headquarters, CMO Yokogawa Electric Corporation


  • Yuna Natsumi
    Director, Japan- India Startup Hub, JETRO Bengaluru


  • Yuki Fuji
    Director , Product Manager Murata Electronics


  • Yuta Okada
    Automotive Assistant Sales Manager, Murata Electronics


  • Akiko Sugita
    Consul General Consulate of Japan,Bangalore India


  • Rukayah Sarumi
    Senior Manager - Government and Public Affairs The LEGO Group


  • Khurram Jamil
    President- Strategic Initiatives Area9 Lyceum


  • Kristian Kampann
    Head of Secretariat UNLEASH


  • Sandesh Naidu
    Head – Vocational Business, L&T Edutech


  • Sudhanshu Rai
    DCAC (Danish Consortium for Academic Craftsmanship)


  • Mathias Lund Schjøtz
    ED Talk

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  • Klas Molin
    Ambassador of Sweden to India


  • Dr. Per-Arne Wikström
    Counsellor, Innovation and Science, Office of Science and Innovation, Embassy of Sweden


  • Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan
    Director, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


  • Anna Liberg
    Ex-Trade & Invest Commissioner of Sweden to India and Program Manager – Smart Energy and Transportation Ecosystem Business Sweden


  • Sai Krishna Seela
    Managing Director, AFRY India Pvt. Ltd


  • Pavan Kumar Kolahal
    Head of Enterprise and New Business Ericsson India


  • Yasmina Ganse
    COO, SPOWDI


  • Akilur Rahman
    Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Energy India


  • CR Vishwanath
    Vice President, Volvo CampX


  • Prof Kuldeep Singh
    MD, DM Medical Genetics, FAMS, Dean Academics Professor and Head Pediatrics AIIMS Jodhpur




BTS 2021 India US Tech Conclave Speakers


  • Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan
    Hon'ble Minister for Electronics, IT & Bt, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood.


  • Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, IAS
    Additional Chief Secretary to Government Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology , Government of Karnataka

  • Judith Ravin
    U.S. Consul General, Chennai, U.S. Consulate, Chennai


  • Nisha Biswal
    President, USIBC & Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. India Business Council


  • Day Veerlapatti
    President and CEO, S2Tech


  • Arya Barirani
    Chief Marketing Officer, GlobalLogic


  • Biplab Adhya
    Managing Partner, Wipro Ventures


  • Jubal Harpster
    Vice President- Geospatial, Cyient


  • Sharad Goswami
    Senior Director , Pfizer Limited


  • Dr Debojyoti Dhar
    Co-Founder and Director, Leucine Rich Bio Pvt Ltd


  • Tarun Gupta
    Founder & CEO, i-Cure-Mi


  • Sandip Samaddar
    Senior Director, USIBC


  • Ajay Lavakare
    Founder, Tinkertech, Labs


  • Trevor Mundel
    President, Global Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


  • Carl June, MD
    Director, Center for Cellular Immunotherapies


  • Preetha Rajaraman
    Health Attache , U.S. Embassy


  • Bill Paine
    Senior Director - Surgical Robotics, Medtronic, Inc.


  • Jitendra Chaddah
    Country Manager, Global Supply Chain, Intel India


  • Biju Baby
    VP, Integration and Development, Equinix India


  • Medha Jaishankar
    Senior Producer, JetSynthesys


  • Vijay Sundaram
    Chief Strategy Office, Zoho


  • Jay Gullish
    USIBC,


  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    Chairperson, Vision Group on Biotechnology, Govt. of Karnataka,






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