Speaker Bio:  

Mr. Alok Chaturvedi
COO & Publisher, SiliconIndia.com, SiliconIndia
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
VP-Sales & Marketing, SiliconIndia, SiliconIndia
A dynamic and result oriented professional with 14 years 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. Gipson Paul
Senior Director Head Hyderabad Office, CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
Gipson Paul is Head of Hyderabad Office at CBRE. He is responsible for the management of the entire Transaction Services Team in the dynamic city of Hyderabad and has successfully completed over 100 lease transactions. Gipson has an overall experience of 15 years in property leasing, disposal and acquisition strategies within the Hyderabad market.
Mr. Vasudevan
Branch Director, Knight Frank (India) Pvt Ltd
​Mr. Vasudevan Iyer is Branch Director of Knight Frank, a global real estate consultancy with an integrated prime commercial and residential offering, operating in key hubs across the globe. Headquartered in London, over 370 offices in 55 countries, Mr. Iyer has over 14 years of experience. He is currently heading all business verticals in Knight Frank for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. He has played a key role in leasing commercial space to clients like Qualcomm, Broadcom, Facebook, and many more.
Mr. Pradeep Kumar
HOD - Civil Engineering department, St. Peter's Engineering College
Mr. Pradeep Kumar, is Head of Department (and Asst. Professor) at St. Peter’s Engineering college. He is expertise in developing project baselines, monitoring & controlling projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs and quality compliance to ensure satisfactory execution of projects. He has obtained B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) from V.R. Siddharatha Engineering College, Vijayawada and M.Tech. (Building Technology and Construction Management) from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.