Speaker Bio:  

S. D. Shibulal
CEO & MD, Infosys
S. D. Shibulal (Shibu) is the Co-founder, Member of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys. As a co-founder of the company, he was instrumental in the development of Infosys’ Global Delivery Model, which established a new standard for the delivery of outsourced IT services and helped set the stage for the company’s evolution into a leading multinational business consulting and IT services provider.As the Chief Executive Officer, Shibu is focused on strengthening strategic partnerships with clients, increasing client relevance and evolving the company’s business model towards achieving Infosys’ aspirations of becoming the next generation global consulting and IT services corporation.
Ravi Mani
Senior VP & Head - Organizational Excellence, iGATE Patni
Ravi Mani is Senior Vice President & Head of Organizational Excellence at IGATE Patni. Ravi is responsible for ensuring Quality across various delivery units and business functions. His responsibilities include effective leveraging of knowledge across the organization and driving various improvement initiatives. Ravi has more than 24 years of experience.
Vijay Anand
VP & MD, Intuit, IDC
Vijay Anand is responsible for leading Intuit’s India Development Center (IDC) as Vice President and Managing Director. In this role Vijay is responsible for formulating the vision and strategy for IDC to become one of Intuit’s premier development centers worldwide and support Intuit’s quest to be a premier innovative growth company. Vijay is a member of several industry and technical organizations including TiE and NASSCOM here in India and the Association of Computing Machinery in the US.
Rahul Agarwal
Executive Director - Commercial Business , Lenovo India
Rahul Agarwal is the Executive Director for Commercial Business for Lenovo India,which includes ThinkPad and ThinkCentre range of PCs. Prior to the current role, Rahul was Executive Director, Global Marketing Communications, Lenovo WW where he established the pioneering and path breaking global marketing hub. He also led the global advertising & marketing communication and was responsible for creating and executing marketing campaigns in over 50 countries across APAC, North America, Latin America, Europe and China. As part of his role, he also managed market research,alliances, analytics and metrics measurement, globally.
Pradip K. Dutta
Corporate VP & MD, Synopsys
Dr. Pradip K. Dutta is a Corporate Vice President of Synopsys Inc. and the Managing Director of its wholly owned subsidiary, Synopsys (India) Private Limited, a world leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software. After repatriating from the US, Dr. Dutta has been heading the India operations of Synopsys since 2000, overseeing the growth from a little over fifty employees to more than a thousand highly skilled employee base spread across Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi and Noida. His key focus areas include research and development activity in various aspects of EDA tool development, strengthening industry-academia-government interaction and building strong customer relationships.
Anand Sudarshan
MD & CEO, Manipal Global Education Services
Anand Sudarshan has been a recognized leader in the education sector since the last 5 years. He is a founder of EDGE (an education sector forum and think-tank) and the Vice-Chairman of its Vision Group. He is also a member of CII’s (Confederation of Indian Industry) National Group on Education. Over the last two decades, Anand has remained passionately committed to education; and before moving into the sector fulltime, Anand has served on governing bodies of educational institutions, with particular focus on taking higher education beyond metro cities to other parts of India.
Sudeesh Yezhuvath
COO & Wholetime Director , Subex
Sudeesh Yezhuvath heads the overall operations of Subex, excluding the legal and financial functions. He has been associated with Subex since 1993 and has been instrumental in building the software business of Subex. He has been closely involved in the company’s M&A activities, including the integration process post acquisitions. Sudeesh has over 16 years of experience in the telecom field and has presented various papers on telecom and business operations in different parts of the world.
S. Janakiraman
Group President and CTO, Product Engineering Services, MindTree
Janakiraman ("Jani") co-founded MindTree and built the Product Engineering Services organization of MindTree from scratch. He is the Group CEO and CTO of PES. Today, PES has over 3200+ technology professionals, executing projects in leading technology areas for customers including Alcatel-Lucent, AOL, Apple, Cisco, Kyocera, Microsoft, Symantec, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, UTC, Vendavo and Volvo.
Tridib Roy Chowdhury
Sr. Director, Adobe Systems
Tridib is the Sr. Director of Products at Adobe Systems, Bangalore. Adobe is one of the very few software organizations which successfully transitioned complete product ownership to India, including engineering, product management and marketing with full P&L responsibilities. Tridib manages the worldwide Adobe eLearning business strategy which includes industry leading products like Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter and Adobe eLearning Suite. He also manages the online businesses of the popular game development platform of Director and Shockwave, and the enterprise business of ColdFusion which is a web development platform on J2EEE.