Keynote Speakers


Principal Consultant Construx (USA)

Steve is the Principal Consultant at Construx Software. His professional career has spanned more than four decades over which he has worked as a programmer, analyst, designer, and researcher for organizations that include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Boeing, and Rockwell Collins.

Andy Chen

President & CEO Global Consulting Firm

Andy Chen is a partner of REDDS Venture Investment partners which empower disruptive start-ups that scale worldwide and have billion dollars plus potential through team building, global business development, financing, mentoring, and strategy.

Ravikiran Annaswamy

Global President IEEE TEMS

Ravikiran Annaswamy is the Co-founder and CEO of Numocity Technologies. He is very passionate about clean mobility and is working towards accelerating Electric Mobility in India and world market. His strategy is on using IOT, Analytics and Deep Learning to accelerate adoption of Electric vehicles and innovate through new business models of Energy as a service.

Dileep Mangsuli

Executive Director and Head Development Centre Siemens Healthineers

Dileep is the Executive Director of Siemens Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. and heads the Siemens Healthineers
Development Center (DC), which is engaged in creating cutting-edge technology for precision health
solutions. DC has operations in India and Slovakia, and DC India is the largest technology center of
Siemens Healthineers outside Germany.

Dr K Rajalakshmi Menon

Distinguished Scientist & Director, Centre For Air Borne System

Dr K Rajalakshmi Menon joined DRDO as Scientist B at Aerospace Surveillance Warning and Control (ASWAC), erstwhile Centre for Airborne Systems (CABS) in 1988 after her MSc in Computer Science from University of Poona. She further obtained her Masters in Engineering in the area of Clutter Characterisation from Airborne Platform and a PhD in the area of Target Recognition from Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science.

Pavan Kumar

Sr.Vice President-Global Indirect Business Altair

Mr. Pavan Kumar is the Sr.Vice President- Global Indirect Buisness for Altair. His responsibilities include all strategic external partner relationships with Global SI’s, Channel Partners, OEM partners and Cloud Providers.

Manjunatha G Kukkuru

AVP and Principal Research Analyst, Infosys Center for Emerging Technology Solutions

Manjunatha is an Associate Vice President and Principal Research Analyst of the Infosys Center for Emerging Technology Solutions (iCETS) unit. He is an intrapreneur incubating emerging technology led offerings for Infosys. He leads the development of new offerings across Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), autonomous systems and automation. He is also responsible for Go-To-Market of emerging technology offerings in iCETS.

Prof. Raghu Raman

Dean, Amaravati Campus | Dean, School of Business (Amritapuri, Amaravati & Kochi) |

Prof. Raman has over 30 years of executive management experience at variety of fortune 500 companies and has been with Amrita since its inception.    Prof. Raman established the Center for Research in Analytics & Technologies for Education (CREATE), with over $5m in research funding and has 60+ peer reviewed publications.

Dr. Sudeendra Koushik

VP Conferences, IEEE TEMS

Sudeendra Koushik 28 years of experience is in Innovation and Technology Management in India, Singapore, and the Netherlands in various roles, including new product and services development, project management, hardware, software and systems, intellectual property, people, and customer management with more than 20 patents in various stages. He has worked at Philips Netherlands, Europe, Philips India, HCL, and TTK.

Dr. Javed GS

Chair, IEEE TEMS Bangalore Chapter

Dr. G. S. Javed received his Ph.D in Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore in 2016. He worked on low power integrated instrumentation circuits for sensing applications. Before joining for PhD, he has worked with Integrated Circuit Design Center (ICDC), Semiconductor Division, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Ministry of Defence, India enterprise as a Deputy Engineer. He has experience in Bipolar, BiCMOS and CMOS technologies. 

Rama Subramaniam

Chairman & Mg. Trustee, Sushil Swabhiman Private Trust

Sushil Swabhiman Trust is led by a serial entrepreneur who operates the Trust dedicated to various causes such as ex-servicemen welfare, Public Health initiatives, and more. The Trust has played a pivotal role in promoting companies aligned with its mission, including MotherPod Innovations, which is aimed at resettling 100,000 ex-servicemen, and CuraSigna Systems, on a mission to save 1 million lives each quarter in the post-Corona world.

Shaunak Bhargava

Founder of Sarva Consulting

Shaunak is the founder of Sarva Consulting – a boutique debt advisory firm focused on providing customised debt solutions to small and medium Enterprises. Shaunak is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA having over 15 years of industry experience and earlier worked at Bizongo, ARCIL, APAC Financial Services, Samena Capital, Xander Group and EY. Shaunak’s core competency lies in understanding the needs of the Company and providing practical solutions and solving cash flow challenges.

Sudhakar Pai T

Chairman & Managing Director Kurl-on Enterprise Ltd

Sudhakar Pai T belongs to the third generation of Pais of Manipal, reputedly known as “Visionary Bankers.” He and his family founded the Syndicate Bank in the year 1925, which is the eighth biggest bank in the country, boasting 2,000 branches and more than 40,000 employees managing ten million accounts. Sudhakar Pai T and his family also played a pivotal role in promoting several Public Limited Companies, such as Maha Rashtra Apex Corporation Ltd., ICDS Ltd., Manipal Finance Corporation Ltd., Kurlon Ltd., to name a few. This collective effort has earned Sudhakar Pai T’s family a distinguished place for the “Manipal Group” on the business map of South India.

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