Jury Members:  

Mr. Alok Chaturvedi
COO & Publisher, Siliconindia
Mr. Alok Chaturvedi, 39 years, is the Chief Operating Officer of SiliconIndia.com. He has over 15 years experience in management, sales and finance. He is having Bachelor Degree & also Degree in Chartered Accountant. Alok was country head of SiliconIndia US from 1999 to 2008 & had set up the India office and managed all operations and sales from India for US company. He also served as publisher of SmartTechie magazine for 5 years, which was one of the widest circulating magazines amongst the techies in India. Since 2008, as founding employee of SiliconIndia.com, Alok oversees the operations and finance of the company. He is also responsible for driving sales for online. His strong leadership and motivational skills in training over 150 sales people has resulted in superior individual and group performance. Under his leadership, the sales of the organization grew year-on-year revenue by 40 percent contributed by the newly introduced online products. His effort has brought the company to being profitable & cash flow positive and has made it ready for expansion. A down-to-earth person, Alok has a passion for building up teams to do all the functions of company.Alok is no doubt a people&rsquot;s manager and he believes that the team plays a crucial role in the success of an organization.
Mr.Virupakshi Pattar
Vice President, Siliconindia
A dynamic and result oriented professional with 14years of extensive experience in sales, branding, product marketing, & marketing excellence with profit accountability. Demonstrated abilities in communication; image building; brand positioning; Demand Generation; media planning; cultivating and managing client/customer relationships. An Out-Of-The-Box thinker with skills in devising effective strategies for escalating sales turnovers in highly competitive market environments. Insightful experience across, Product Knowledge, Expertise across strong business acumen with skills to drive new business through conceptualizing Product strategies etc. Exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self motivation, creativity, and initiative to achieve both personal & corporate.
Mr. Vasudevan Iyer
Branch Director-Hyderabad, Knight Frank(I) Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Vasudevan has over 14 years of experience. He is currently heading all business verticals in Knight Frank for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Prior to Knight Frank, Vasudevan was heading the commercial leasing division of K. Raheja Corp for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. He was instrumental in leasing over 5 million sq. ft. of commercial space during his stint in Rahejas. He has played a key role in leasing commercial space to clients like Qualcomm, Broadcom, Facebook, Parexel, HSBC, Hyundai Mobis, Yash Technologies and many more. He has also lead sales and operations team for Lodha Group and Maytas Properties in their flagship residential projects in Hyderabad.
Dr. Jagadeesh Anmala
Associate Professor & Head of Civil Engineering Department, Birla Institute, Pilani
Dr. Jagadeesh Anmala is an Associate Professor & Head of Civil Engineering Department, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. He had served as a visiting faculty member at Purdue University, University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University (all in USA). He obtained his B.Tech from IIT Mumbai, MS, and PhD degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He also held various positions in industries such as Microstrategy (Vienna, VA), Verizon Communications (Dallas, TX), Infodat International (Houston, TX), Satyam Computer Services Limited (Hyderabad, India) and Department of Transportation, California- CALTRANS. He is a life member of Indian Society of Hydraulics and Indian Association of Hydrologists.
Mr. Balajee kumar
Regional owner,, REMAX
Currently regional owner of REMAX HYDERABAD, since inception in 2010. A hospitality graduate by education, a chef converted entrepreneur having great interests in direct marketing, event management and construction. Other interests remain travelling, venturing into new business studies, reading and cricket & his motto is like Hellen Keller says "life is daring adventure or nothing at all".