Padmashri Sankar K. Pal (https://www.isical.ac.in/~sankar) is a Distinguished Scientist and former Director of Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). He founded the Machine Intelligence Unit and the Center for Soft Computing Research: A National Facility in ISI, Calcutta. He received a Ph.D. in Radio Physics and Electronics from Indian Statistical Institute/ University of Calcutta in 1979, and another Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering along with DIC from Imperial College, University of London in 1982. He joined his Institute (ISI) in 1975 as a CSIR Senior Research Fellow where he became a Full Professor in 1987, Distinguished Scientist in 1998 and the Director for…Read More
Dr. C.P. Ramanarayanan graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Calicut and did his Masters from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He completed his doctoral programme from Department of Energy Systems of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad. He has illustrious career profile of more than 36 years in Defence Research & Development and Technology Management. He has actively contributed to Underwater propulsion systems, Land propulsion systems and fighter aircraft propulsion during span of service. He retired from DRDO as Distinguished Scientist and Director General (Aeronautical Systems). Prior to that he had enviable assignments like Chief Controller (Research…Read More
Dr. Sundeep Oberoi has 36 years of industry, research and entrepreneual experience in diverse areas of Information and Communication Technology. He has a wide spectrum of experience in Delivery Management of large and critical programmes, technology development, product development, business development, system integration and management of research laboratories. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from I.I.T Bombay, an M.Tech in Computer Science from I.I.T. Delhi and a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from I.I.T. Kanpur.
After a long sting with the Tata Group he now serves as the Chairman of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 – “Software and Systems Engineering”. He…Read More
Thomas Day is a Managing partner, Business Analytics Advisory, Risk Regulatory and Compliance, TCS. Thomas is an economist and recognized industry expert in banking, credit portfolio management, finance, capital markets, and risk management. His focus has been credit underwriting and risk review, enterprise risk management, P&L management, business and product development, team leadership, capital markets, financial operations and model risk management, and is an industry thought-leader with over 30 years of banking, financial and technology industry experience. Thomas was also a senior supervisor for the Federal Reserve and a voting member on the TARP Capital Committee during the Global Financial Crisis…Read More
Dr. Mini Thomas is the first women Director of NIT Tiruchirappalli (2016-21) and the founder Director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), and Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, JMI. She was the Central Public Information officer (CPIO) of JMI from 2008- 2014 and the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering from 2005-2008. Dr. Thomas was a faculty member at Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi (now DTU), and at the REC (now NIT), Calicut, Kerala before joining Jamia. She graduated from University of Kerala…Read More
Subhobroto Chakroborty Is a Founder of TheDigitalfellow & TheDigitalFellow Academy, A student of Digital Marketing for the past 27+ years. A Growth Hacker. Having Cross industry experience, he has successfully launched, managed & advised more than 120+ Top National and International brands in IT, Media, TV, FMCG, Durables, Agro, Pharma Hospitality, Service, Manufacturing, Fashion & Lifestyle, Luxury, Telecom, etc.
To name a few he has been invited to serve as a Keynote Speaker at Global digital marketing summit , Branding 360 Hong Kong, World Trade Centre Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai,SMW2016 Mumbai, ACEF Mumbai 2017, Jury member for MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) 2015-16, Chair the advisory board in DMAi (Digital…
Aninda Bose is presently working as Executive Editor with Springer Nature. Mr. Bose is part of the Global Acquisition Team at Springer Nature and responsible for acquisition of scientific content across the globe. He is responsible for acquisition of content in Interdisciplinary Applied Sciences. He has more than 27 years of industrial experience in marketing and different fields of publishing. Mr. Bose has completed Masters in Organic Chemistry from Delhi University and Masters in Marketing Research from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune. Mr. Bose has delivered more than 175 invited talks on… Read More
Dr. Valentina E. Balas is currently Professor at the University Aurel Vlaicu of Arad, Romania. She is author of more than 270 research papers in refereed journals and International Conferences. Her research interests are in Intelligent Systems, Fuzzy Control, Soft Computing, Smart Sensors, Information Fusion, Modeling and Simulation.
She is Editor-in Chief to International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms (IJAIP) and International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering (IJCSysE), member in Editorial Boards for national and international journals, serves as reviewer for many International Journals.
She is General Co-Chair to seven editions of International Workshop…Read More
Dinanath Kholkar is Vice President and Global Head of the Analytics & Insights unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). As a Data and Analytics specialist he has been an advisor to client CxOs and Boards of companies in helping them realize the power of data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). In a career spanning 3 decades in TCS, Dina has held various leadership roles including heading TCS’ $2 Billion Business Process Services (BPS) unit and as CEO & MD of TCS eServe. He has been providing industry leadership to the IEEE Pune section for over 15…Read More
Dr. Sriparna Saha received the M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, India, in the years 2005 and 2011, respectively. She is currently serving as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India. She is the author of a book published by Springer-Verlag on the topic of unsupervised classification. She has authored or coauthored more than 300 papers. Her current research interests include machine learning, deep learning, bioinformatics, natural language processing, multiobjective optimization, and biomedical information extraction. Her h-index… Read More
Dr. Mani has 16+ years of experience in IT with exposure to both industry and academia. He holds a doctorate in Computer Engineering and an Executive program in Management from McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia.
Passionate about learning and sharing knowledge, his work areas includes Academic Program Management, Cloud Application Development, Mentoring Startups, Curriculum Design, Project Management, Electronic Content Management, Competency Development, IBM Cloud Pre-sales for Infrastructure & Platform Services.As part of IBM he has worked in various roles across different technologies including Cloud, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Data Science, DevOps and IBM Watson. Mani…
Dr. Priyadarshini Karve completed Ph.D. in Physics from University of Pune, in 1998. Her first research project resulted in the development of a process for converting agricultural waste into charcoal. The technology won the Ashden Award for Renewable Energy in 2002.
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Dr. Karve invented a number of improved biomass burning cooking devices, to reduce smoke in the kitchen and dependence on firewood for domestic cooking in rural areas. She has also worked on “decentralised organic waste to fuel” technologies. She developed a methodology for technology selection and promotion…Read More
Gopi Varadarajulu is a Senior Technical Staff Member & Architect in the IBM Data and AI portfolio. He has an insider view of design & development of various IBM Data & AI technologies such Watson Studio, Watson Machine Learning & IBM Cloud Private for Data components. He has held various design & engineering responsibilities for the past 16 years and has 5 patents in the areas of Privacy, Secure Data Analysis, Database management systems and operating systems.
Dr. K. P. Ray is M. Tech in Microwave Electronics from University of Delhi and PhD from Department of Electrical Engineering IIT, Bombay. Presently he is a Professor, Director School of Radar Technologyand Head of the Dept of Electronics Engineering, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), DRDO, Pune. Prior to joining DIAT in 2016, he was the Programme Director of SAMEER (MeitY) Mumbai, wherein he joined SAMEER (TIFR) in 1985 and workedfor over 31 years in the areas of Electromagnetics, Radars, RF and microwave systems/components and developed expertise in the design of antenna elements/arrays and high-power…Read More
Nilesh Oak is an author, researcher, speaker, and corporate consultant. He holds BS, MS in Chemical Engineering, and an executive MBA. He has published 3 books and writes extensively on ancient Indian history. Nilesh helps Indians become aware of the deep antiquity of Indian civilization so that they truly comprehend, present, or defend the grand narrative of India unlike most other Indic researchers because he builds it through scientific acumen and logical reasoning. He is adjunct faculty at the Institute of Advanced Sciences, Dartmouth, MA, USA.
Biswajit Mohapatra is Partner and Executive Director, Hybrid Cloud Transformation Services at IBM. Biswajit is an alumnus of IIT, Mumbai with more than 25 years of experience in strategy consulting, digital reinvention, technology innovation and practice incubation. He has deep expertise in Blockchain, IoT, AI/ML, Data Analytics, Cyber Security and other exponential technologies. Biswajit is recognized as Global Top 50 Thought Leaders and Influencers on Cloud Computing and Business Leader of The Year 2021 on Cloud Computing.
Biswajit received 15+ CIO Awards for his contribution towards IT Innovation. He is DevOps Institute Global Ambassador…
Pravin is an entrepreneur and a wireless security researcher. He was Co-founder & CTO of Mojo Networks -- a product venture which started in year 2003 from Pune and grew to become a leading provider of Cloud Managed Secure Wi-Fi for the global market. In 2018, the company was acquired by Arista. Pravin started his research career at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and AT&T Labs where he was a lead member of Mobile IP, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth research teams. He has numerous research papers and 27 patents to his credit. Pravin is also the recipient of IIT Kanpur Dis_nguished Alumnus Award of 2019.… Read More
Pradip is a Senior Data & Analytics Consultant and an Enterprise Architect at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He started his professional career with TCS in 1997 and has more than 24 years of experience in the industry. He is a key member of the data and analytics Centre of Excellence at TCS and has been an integral part in the evolutionary journey of TCS DATOM™, a patented "Data and Analytics Target Operating Model" offering from TCS.
He currently leads the execution portfolio of Consulting & Advisory function for TCS’s Analytics & Insights (A&I) Group. He is also…Read More
Amitav Malik is a former Indian defence scientist turned environmental expert. He is the founder director of the Laser Science and Technology Centre, Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India, known for his expertise in the defence system design and development. He is a trustee of the Pune International Centre and head of its vertical on Energy Environment and Climate Change (EECC) that gives environmental policy advisory to the Government and Industry experts. He also founded the Climate Collective Pune, an informal group of astute climate experts in Pune. Prof. Mallik was honored by the Government of IndiaRead More