Speaker's & Jury Members:  

Mr.Jeetendra L Hiranandani
Publisher & Sales Head, Jagran City plus & Mid-day info media,Pune
16 Years of Professional Experience,have been work in various industries like Pharma/ Insurance/Media , starting from base level of executive. winning awards for excellance & award for special achievement. Worked Across Maharashtra,in all cities & rural areas of Maharashtra during the tenure of 16 years
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
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.
Dr. Milind Vasant Telang
Principal, Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune
Dr. Milind Vasant Telang pursued his Ph.D In 1998 from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He submitted a thesis titled "A Computer Based Decision Support System for Sustainable Development of Southern Maharashtra Region”. He was selected by the government of India (A.I.C.T.E.) for a fellowship under the Q.I.P. program for pursuing his Ph.D. He joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur with a postgraduate scholarship from the government of India and obtained a postgraduate degree in City Planning (M.C.P.) in 1975. He specializes in the fields of architecture, interior design, urban-design, town planning, valuation, regional-planning, architectural education and computer applications. He has more than 37 years of experience in senior professional, administrative and teaching positions. Dr. Telang has many noteworthy projects and more than 25 research papers to his credit.
Dr. Sanjaykumar Ghanashyam Sonar
Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, Pune
Dr. Sonar Sanjaykumar Ghanashyam has earned Ph.D. in Urban Planning from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in March 2007. He has also acheived a M. E. Degree in Town & Country Planning from Govt. College of Engineering, Pune in March, 2003 and B. E. in Civil Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Pune in August, 1999. Currently working as an Assistant Professor in College of Engineering, Pune, he has earlier worked as Town Planner in Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), Mumbai and as an Assistant Director (Planning) in Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Delhi. Recognized as Ph.D. Guide by University of Pune, Dr. Sonar Sanjaykumar Ghanashyam has professional memberships in Chartered Engineer, Institute of Engineers, India, Institute of Town Planners, India, Institute of Urban Transport, India, Regional Science Association, India, Indian Society for Technical Education among others.