2023 Speakers

Honorable Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs
Government of India
Honorable Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology
Government of India
MD & CEO Digital India Corporation (DIC) President & CEO NeGD
CEO Karmayogi Bharat
Government of India

Shri Tejasvi Surya was elected to the Lok Sabha in the 2019 general election. Only 28 years old then, Surya emerged as an important symbol of the youth playing a crucial role in India’s polity, a cornerstone of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheme of things.

Member of Parliament
Bengaluru South
Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM)
Government of India

Kamal has been spearheading reputed Indian as well as multi-national organisations as President & CEO for over two decades. Since April 2014, he is the Managing Director and the President of Volvo Group in India. Kamal has had an illustrious career spanning over 40 years, largely in the automotive and engineering industry.

President & Managing Director, Volvo Group in India
Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (Cll) - South India
Chairman, Swedish Chamber of Commerce India (SCCI)

Rajneet joined Britannia Industries as Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director in September 2022. Prior to Britannia, Rajneet worked with Dominos as President & Chief Business Officer wherein he was responsible for its expansion in the country to 1,450 outlets and the company’s digital transformation.

CEO & Executive Director, Chairman CII, Retail & Omni Channel
Britannia Industries Ltd

Ankur Warikoo is an Internet Entrepreneur based out of India and is one of India’s top content creators. He is also a bestselling author and conducts courses online as an educator. In his spare time, Warikoo loves to mentor entrepreneurs and act as an angel-investor.

Founder, WebVeda
Content Creator |Author

Sohinder has been the CEO of Global Business for HERO ELECTRIC and Director General of the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles for the last 14 years. He closely interacts with policymakers, academia, technology institutions, certification agencies and foreign partners to help create the right ecosystem for EVs in India.

CEO ‐ Global Business

Pradeep anchors ESPL’s growth both as a business visionary and an industry expert. Under his stewardship, ESPL has steadily expanded its services and grown to become one of India’s leading integrated facilities management players.

Embassy Services Pvt Ltd

Sanjiv has been leading the strategic vision, growth, and innovation of the company for over 28 years. He has a strong track record of delivering value to clients, partners, and stakeholders through a comprehensive range of financial planning, advisory, and investment solutions.

Joint Chairman and Managing Director
Bajaj Capital

Suparna is the CEO of the Watches and Wearables Division of Titan Company Limited. She has over 30 years of experience in the lifestyle and retail sectors and worked in several companies and was the Global Marketing Head of Titan in 2006.

CEO, Watches and Wearables
Titan Company Limited
Co-founder & CBO

Himanshu, as CEO of Snapdeal leads all aspects of business strategy and operations including Category Management, Technology, Product Engineering, Customer Experience, Supply Chain Management and Data Science functions. Himanshu is an experienced industry leader with experience in FMCG, retail and fashion.

Kotak Cherry

A passionate techie, instrumental in creating a widely-used product for 30 crore users. Manages products, system architecture, design, and security for Practo, striving for a 10x better user experience

Co-Founder & CTO

Gopal Asthana is CEO of Tata CLiQ, Tata Group’s flagship multi-category e-commerce platform. With nearly 24 years’ experience, Gopal, who joined Tata CLiQ in 2023, is adept at building successful, sustainable retail and ecommerce business in an omnichannel era.

Tata CLiQ

Naveen is one of the most prominent faces of India’s fast-evolving Fintech Industry. He has an experience of over 2 decades in the financial services markets of India and Europe. He co-founded Paisabazaar under the PB Fintech Group in 2014. Under Naveen’s strong leadership, Paisabazaar became the market leader within 3 years of inception.

Co-founder & CEO

Amit, a prominent leader in the entrepreneurial space, holds a Master’s degree in Management from NIFT. He was recently recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year 2022. Additionally, he has been featured in publications such as Forbes India, The Economic Times, Entrepreneur India, Financial Express, CNBC, and many others.


Pranav is known for his collaborative leadership style and technology acumen. Throughout his career spanning more than two decades, Pranav has played an instrumental role in scaling up businesses and steering critical assignments for domestic and international clients.

MD and CEO
Axis Securities
Catamaran Ventures

Mohammad Alblooshi’s passion for encouraging the growth of FinTech and emerging technologies in Dubai has made him a strong advocate of fostering innovation within the DIFC start-up ecosystem – DIFC Innovation Hub. He has also been a foundational driver in building DIFC’s reputation as a FinTech hub across the United Kingdom, the United States, Singapore and India.

DIFC Innovation Hub

Ada Dyndo is a communication and cross-cultural business professional across South and Southeast Asia. Her primary goal has been to strengthen collaboration between Poland/EU and India while advocating for gender equality within the business landscape. Ada has also served as the head of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency and as a principal consultant at the European Business and Technology Centre. She received recognition in 2021 when EICBI honoured her as one of the Top under 40 Europe-India leaders.

President & Poland - India Business Advisor
WICCI's India-EU Business Council

Dr Ganesh Natarajan is Founder and Chairman of 5F World, Chairman of Honeywell Automation India and Lighthouse Communities Foundation and a Board member of Global Talent Track, SBI Payments, 1Crowd Investors, Educate Girls and Asian Venture Philanthropy Network, Singapore.

Founder & Chairman 5F World, Chairman, Honeywell Automation
Board Director, SBI Payments

With over 20 years of operational and entrepreneurial experience, Alok Mittal has an accurate knack of understanding the needs of access to Small Medium business financing in India. He is in the management committee of Digital Lenders Association of India (DLAI) and under his vision and leadership; Indifi stands among the founding members of DLAI. He is also an active angel investor, co-founder of Indian Angel Network, and on the board of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Delhi.

CEO & Co-Founder Indifi Technologies Private Ltd
President TiE Delhi-NCR

Varda has led multiple public–private
engagements at global platforms as a part of the
outreach strategy to highlight investment opportunities
and drive FDI into India. Additionally, she has also
worked in close capacity with the Office of the Prime Minister of India and with senior officials from Federal Ministries and State Governments to work on policy and develop an investor outreach strategy.

Vice President
Invest India

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy is a pioneer in the fields of data science, big data, analytics, and emerging technologies, quantum mechanics and theoretical chemistry, and is the first Chief Data Scientist of Oil and Gas Industry.

Dubai Government

He has over 27 years of experience in Information Security, IT Transformation, Intelligent Networking and Telecom Infrastructure. He leads the National Centre of Excellence (NCoE) for Cybersecurity Technology and Entrepreneurship, a joint initiative of DSCI and Ministry of Electronics & IT. He has been deeply engaged with all initiatives of DSCI with government stakeholders and sectoral regulators, including developing regulatory frameworks, certifications and conducting training programs.

Data Security Council of India (DSCI)
Head, Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution
World Economic Forum

Madhurima has over 20 years of cross functional experience across global organisations. She’s been an active member of the Indian startup ecosystem and contributes actively to the dialogue around diversity. Madhurima has won many industry accolades and most recently was recognized as “Top 10 Corporate Innovation Leaders in India” by Startup Reseau.

Managing Director
Microsoft for Startups

Vikas Anand is responsible for running DHL’s Supply Chain business in India, which includes all warehousing and distribution operations. DHL Supply Chain India has over 17,000 employees based in 146 locations spread across 39 cities in India. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Board of Management for DHL Supply Chain.

Managing Director, DHL Supply Chain, India
Member, Board of Management, APAC

Asit Rath is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience in the Banking and Insurance Industry. Currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Aviva India, he brings extensive expertise in Operations, Bancassurance Distribution, Digital Transformation, and Brand Development. Asit’s remarkable career includes his tenure as a top talent at ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, and his stint as the CEO of Prudential Myanmar, spearheading the establishment of the country’s first fully digital financial services company.

CEO & Managing Director
Founder & CEO
Revenue Secretary and Relief Commissioner
Government of Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Sriram is a Senior Management Executive with rich global experience in diversified leadership roles in the IT/ICT/Telecom industry with an excellent track record of progressive achievements, and extensive expertise in building high performance organizations that enable and catalyze business & innovation strategy. He is an Ecosystem Builder, C-Level Advisor, Technology Startups Mentor, Collaborator, Researcher and Author.

CEO, Cyber Security Centre of Excellence
Telangana, Hyderabad

He is presently working as CEO of APIS, Department of ITE&C, Government of AP since August 2022. He is from the State Group-I Services – 2007 batch and has rendered services for the Government of Andhra Pradesh since February 2007 in various capacities.

Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, Department of ITE&C, Government of AP
Executive Director & CEO
Caparo Maruti Ltd

Suresh is a pioneer and leader of pan-India initiatives like #DigiYatra biometric passenger processing using W3C Standards and Self Sovereign Identity. He has worked with IATA One-ID Contactless Travel working group, contributing to redefining the global air travel experience, to make it futuristic, safe and contactless, cutting across international borders.

Digi Yatra Foundation
Founding Partner Green Artha
Founder CleanTech-WIN (Women's Innovation Network)
Founder & CEO- Safeducate Director- Safexpress Chairperson YFLO- Delhi( Young ficci Ladies Organisation) Co- Founder- Seekho

Mr. Nitin Mittal leads the Technology and Data functions for the Company and supports the digital pivot of the organization. His extensive expertise is in creating stakeholder value using technology innovation, delivering large scale data solutions, setting-up global shared service centres, incubating global practices for business model reboot using data analytics, Big Data technologies and new business architecture. In his multiple stints he has built and scaled digital business in Retail, Finance, E-commerce, FMCG, Healthcare, Insurance sectors and in E-Governance.

President & Group CTO
ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited
President & Chief Digital Officer
JK Cement

Lavanya in her current role as COO, is responsible for managing consumer experience and supporting the business growth, working on improving operational efficiencies through automation for an enhanced consumer experience.

Chief Operations Officer

Hailed as “a force of nature”, “Asia’s Anna Wintour” and “Top 100 Women of the Future”, Dr Loretta Chen is an award-winning creative director, bestselling author and respected professor. She was the People’s Choice as Nominated Member of Parliament and is International Consultant to the investment arm of the Royal Government of Bhutan. She is currently CEO and Co-Founder of Smobler, a leading metaverse architecture firm backed by The Sandbox, Brinc and Animoca Brands.

Co-Founder & CEO

Karan Keswani is a visionary leader and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BharatBox, a pioneering company at the forefront of the Metaverse revolution in India. With a passion for innovation and a deep understanding of the potential of virtual worlds, Karan is driving the mission to create a Desi Metaverse experience for the Indian population, and bring the Desi experience to life within the virtual domain.


Shanai Ghosh heads one of India’s fastest growing InsurTechs, Zuno General Insurance. She has been with Zuno GI since its inception and has been closely involved in setting up and launching the business. She took over as the CEO of the company in May 2019, to become the first woman CEO for a General Insurance company in India.

MD and CEO
Zuno General Insurance
CEO & Co-Founder

Anisha is the founder of She Capital, India’s leading diversity fund that invests in high-growth startups led or co-led by women.

She Capital

William is Managing Director of Orbit Startups the first and longest running startup program in Asia and General Partner of SOSV the #1 most active early stage venture capital investor in the world with US$1.5bn in assets under management.

General Partner at SOSV
Managing Director at Orbit Startups

Shrikant Patil is the CEO and Managing Director of DigiAlly, a certified Singapore-based Fintech specializing in SME finance. He is a distinguished leader in FinTech, Open Banking, Neo Banking, and is recognized for his expertise in building a robust digital economy.

Founder & CEO