Speaker Bio:  

Sanjoy Paul
MD and Country Head, Accenture Technology Labs, India
Sanjoy Paul is Managing Director at Accenture serving as the Country-Head of Accenture Technology Labs India. Dr. Paul has been leading Innovations for Emerging Economy at Accenture Technology Labs and also leading the R&D activities in Software Engineering globally across Accenture. Sanjoy has over 25 years of technology expertise, specifically in the areas of Mobile Wireless Networking and Applications for various verticals, such as, Healthcare, Retail, Energy, Transportation etc.
Gopichand Katragadda
MD, GE India Technology Center
Gopichand Katragadda leads GE’s India Technology Team and is based at the John F Welch Technology Center, Bangalore. Prior to his current role, Gopi held various leadership roles within GE including India Leadership for Energy Engineering and GE Global Research. Before joining GE, Gopi worked with Karta Technologies, San Antonio, Texas, as Vice President of Research and Development and also Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas and on the board of directors for Texas Public Radio.
Kamal Sagar
CMD, Total Environment
Kamal studied at IIT Kharagpur, has worked in Lexington, Kentucky and has travelled through the United States and Europe, picking up ideas. Kamal’s other passion is music. This explains why Total Environment’s projects are named after some of his favourite songs.
Ashwani Maheshwari
CEO - India Business, ITC Infotech
Ashwani currently oversees large mission critical business accounts, enterprise sales and e-governance business for the organization. With a multi-faceted corporate experience of 22 years, Ashwani has worked with Tata Steel as well as various businesses and locations within ITC. He has a strong track record of efficient management of complex operations and infrastructure projects, and development of supply chain strategies. He has successfully led new business initiatives and turnarounds, business process re - engineering and multiple implementations of business enterprise solutions. Having touched every aspect of a business, he now leads the India and APAC strategy, implementation and growth for ITC Infotech.
Vijay Anand
VP, Intuit, IDC
Vijay Anand is responsible for leading Intuit’s India Development Center (IDC) as Vice President. 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.
Shoaib Ahmed
President, Tally Solutions
As President at Tally Solutions, Shoaib Ahmed is primarily responsible for the Sales & Marketing. He has launched and managed Tally’s unique two tier partner network. He initiated the Large Enterprise practice at Tally Solutions, to evangelize the benefits of supply chain visibility. Besides being responsible for Marquee clients, he has also managed Alliances with Large Enterprises.
Sreehari Sastry
MD, India Development Center, Novell
Sreehari Sastry is responsible for all aspects of the IDC’s product research and development activities. His responsibilities include product deliverables, budget & expense management, branding, recruiting, retention, resource allocation, and career development of the IDC employees. Sreehari has held senior roles at Wipro Technologies where he worked with the customers in US, Europe & Canada and brings extensive experience in the technology industry.
Utkarsh Rai
MD and VP, Infinera
Utkarsh Rai is the Managing Director and Vice President of Infinera. He worked in Siemens, first in Delhi and then in Germany. Later, he moved on to work with Adaptec in the USA. He sensed better opportunities in India and swam against the tide to join Motorola in Bengaluru. Having gained the required experiences, he took another gamble in leaving a safe and successful career in Motorola to join Infinera. He is a recipient of Udyog Rattan award.
Thimmaiah NP
MD and CEO, India, Meritor
In his role as Head of Meritor India, Thimmaiah has the overall responsibilities of Meritor and its Joint Venture activities in India which includes, Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, Automotive Axle Ltd.- the joint venture, and India Technical Centre.In his 22 years of experience, Thimmaiah has worked in supply chain, operations, sourcing and Business Management profiles. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black belt.
Santhanakrishnan Raman
MD, LSI India
As Managing Director, his focus has been on increasing India&rsquot;s strategic impact on LSI Corp success and Advancing and executing to LSI&rsquot;s Global R&D model. He continues to hold engineering responsibilities. Santhanakrishnan leads Design Tools & Methodologies in Foundation R&D. He is a co-inventor of 6 US patents. He is active in industry bodies like ISA, VLSI panels etc.
Kallol Hazra
MD, India, CSG International
Kallol heads a team of highly skilled professional services staff based in the Global Delivery and Support Centre in Bangalore. His role encompasses creating and enabling a highly motivated team to deliver CSG’s solutions to end customers and bring in innovation in the Delivery Methodologies which also includes transforming Software Development Life Cycle methods, engaging partners and other eco system entities and helping in lowering cost of delivery without compromising on TCE as well as generating new businesses within the Global Services umbrella.
Anshuman Das
Co-founder and Managing Partner , LongHouse Consulting
Anshuman Das leads LongHouse Consulting based out of Bangalore, India. He has a wide experience in managing large scale outsourced recruitment functions of several MNC’s & large Indian Firms and also structuring long term recruitment outsourcing & partnerships. In his current role he has led & infused a transformation of CareerNet’s business strategy.
Shyam Mohan
President and MD, India and Middle East, Griffith Laboratories
Shyam Mohan is the President and Managing Director for Griffith Laboratories Inc. in India and the Middle East. He is responsible for all the business development activities for Griffith Laboratories and has now set up a factory in Bangalore for local manufacture of international and Indian products.
Anup Vittal
MD, Safran Engineering Services
Anup an Aerospace & Defense Industry veteran has 23+ years of global work experience in Engineering & IT Services and Solutions (including management of client and alliance relationships, people, processes, technology and global delivery), P&L responsibility, Strategy, Business Development, Location Head role and Offshore Development Center Management, Certified Professional Consultant, and Member IEEE (Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society). Prior to joining Safran, Anup has worked at IBM (Bangalore), Infosys (Chicago, Mysore & Bangalore), Honeywell (Phoenix and Bangalore), and the Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India. (Delhi and Bangalore).
Suveer Kalra
President and Head – Global Sales & Marketing, Paladion Networks
Suveer Kalra is the President and Head – Global Sales & Marketing. Over Two decades, Suveer has been at the helm of affairs to create and help brands scale their business multi-fold. His expertise lies in growing new and nascent businesses in software services & products. His insights on brand management, alliances and channels for Information security industry is highly regarded.
Manoj Menon
SVP - Operations, SunGard
Manoj Menon is responsible for aligning key functions such as HR, IT and Marketing, as SunGard rapidly builds scale in its global solution centres in India, China and Tunisia. Manoj joined SunGard, India in the year 2010. Prior to this, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Barclays Technology Centre, India and has held senior management positions at other leading companies. Manoj has over 20 years experience and specializes in offshore capacity creation, executive hiring, leadership development, business strategy formulation, internal communication, risk and compliance.