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Thursday, March 7
 

2:00pm

Powerhouse: Floating Futures - Insights on Cloud Tech
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.


Speakers
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Pravin Agarwala

Vice President and Head of Business By Design Development, SAP Labs India private limited
Pravin Agarwala is Vice president and head of SAP’s Flagship Cloud Product “Business ByDesign” Development organization (Business ByDesign is a complete Enterprise suite offered on Cloud by SAP). In this Capacity Pravin takes care of setting the direction and strategy of the... Read More →
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Rajnish K.Menon

Director- Business Development App Ecosystem | DPE |, Microsoft
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Shashank ND

Founder and CEO, Practo
Practo was founded in 2008 by Shashank and his partner, Abhinav Lal while pursuing his final year BTech in Information Technology at NITK Surathkal.  Practo builds products for patients and doctors. Practo.com, its consumer offering, allows patients to book instant confirmed... Read More →
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Joydeep Sen Sharma

Co-founder, Qubole
Joydeep is a co-founder at Qubole and heads their India development team. Prior to starting Qubole, Joydeep worked at Facebook where he boot-strapped the data processing ecosystem based on Hadoop, started the Apache Hive project and led the Data Infrastructure team. Joydeep studied... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sangeetha Sabha Auditorium Purandara Bhavana, 8th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar

3:30pm

Powerhouse: Digits & Data - The Mobile Revolution
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.


Speakers
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Rohith Bhat

Managing Director & CEO, Robosoft
Robosoft was founded in 1996 by Rohith and has grown from a startup operation to a medium-sized company. Earlier, he had worked at Recosoft Corporation in Japan and Larsen & Toubro in Bombay. Working at these companies exposed him to the latest technologies and internationalization... Read More →
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Karam Lakshman

Co-founder, Sibling App
Karan handles technology for Sibling app. Karam studied Economics at York university Founded MyOpusRadio, India's first legal internet radio station in English. He  Managed the iAccelerator - IIM-Ahmedabad's incubator for mobile and internet companies... Read More →
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Anshoo Sharma

Principal, Lightspeed Ventures
Anshoo joined Lightspeed Advisory Services India in 2009 and brings eight years of operating and consulting experience to his role advising the firm’s investment activities in India. Prior to Lightspeed, Anshoo was a Senior Consultant at Bain & Company in Boston and New Delhi... Read More →
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Harish Vaidyanathan

Director-Evangelism, Microsoft
Harish Vaidyanathan leads the Evangelism efforts for Microsoft India, with specific focus on Web technologies. Prior to this, Harish was with Microsoft Consulting Services in a variety of roles ranging from consulting, sales and practice management, to managing corporate strategy... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sangeetha Sabha Auditorium Purandara Bhavana, 8th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar

5:00pm

Powerhouse: Whetting the Palette - The Rise of Food Startups
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.

 

Note: Festival ticket covers entry to this event.


Moderators
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Samar Halrnkar

Writer & Columnist

Speakers
avatar for Amuleek Singh Bijral

Amuleek Singh Bijral

Founder, Chai Point
CEO and founder of Mountain Trail Foods private limited and building India’s first organized Chai retail brand under the parent company. Chai Point’s mission is to serve the working-Indian with a great glass of authentic Chai. Chai Point has presently 15 stores in Bangalore and... Read More →
avatar for Tejus Chandra

Tejus Chandra

CFO, Mountain Trail Foods
Tejus Chandra is the CFO for Mountain Trail Foods and also leads the real estate acquisition function within the company. Tejus has received his MBA from the Indian Institute Of Management, Bangalore and also has a Chartered Accountancy degree. Tejus has extensive experience in the... Read More →
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Abhishek Mandal

COO, Just Eat
Currently working as COO at Justeat.in. Joined the team in 2010 after doing interesting stints at Le Meridian followed by Dell. At Justeat he focuses on automation and customer experience both of which are integral to the service industry. His close encounter with food, customer service... Read More →
avatar for Kiran Nadkarni

Kiran Nadkarni

CEO, Kaati Zone
Kiran is the CEO of Kaati Zone. He began the venture arm of ICICI and managed it successfully for 8 years. Later, a partner at Draper International, San Francisco, which invested in India and the US. Next a co-founder of Jumpstartup, a venture firm that forayed into Indian and American... Read More →
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GV Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India. At Sequoia Capital, Ravi Shankar focuses on sectors like Consumer, Healthcare and Education. He currently serves on the board of Prataap Snacks, Faaso's, Via, Glocal Healthcare, K12 Techno Services, ISFC, Edusys and Suburban... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sangeetha Sabha Auditorium Purandara Bhavana, 8th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
  • Happening in Indiranagar
 
Friday, March 8
 

2:00pm

Powerhouse: Under The Microscope - Views on Biosciences
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Dr.Anand Anandkumar

Dr.Anand Anandkumar

Chairman & MD, Cellworks Research India Ltd.
Dr. Anand Anandkumar serves as the Managing Director and Chairman of the BOD of the India operations of Cellworks, He is primarily responsible for building up the world wide Business Development and External Alliances footprint for Cellworks. In addition Anandkumar is driving the... Read More →
avatar for Manjiri Bakre

Manjiri Bakre

Founder & CEO, OncoStem
Manjiri Bakre, a gold medalist from R. Ruia College, University of Mumbai for B.Sc (Microbiology), did M.Sc in Microbiology/Biochemistry from M S U, Baroda.  She received Ph D in Cell Biology from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Post Ph D she has worked in USA at Mt... Read More →
avatar for Ramesh Radhakrishnan

Ramesh Radhakrishnan

Director, Artiman
Ramesh Radhakrishnan focuses on early stage technology investments in India.Ramesh has been a member of the founding entrepreneurial team in three startups. He has over 20 years of operational and business experience in the high technology industry, including networking, security... Read More →
avatar for Sridhar Ramanathan

Sridhar Ramanathan

Executive Director-Operations, Reametrix
Sridhar Ramanathan joined ReaMetrix after experiences in a start-up multinational corporation and being a part of the start-up team for an Engineering Services Company. Sridhar graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani , India with a M.Sc (Honors... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Jain College Jayanagar 9th Block, Near Bangalore Central Mall
  • Happening in Jayanagar

3:30pm

Powerhouse: Brain Power - Perspectives on Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.


Moderators
avatar for Anand Sudarshan

Anand Sudarshan

Managing Director and CEO, Manipal Universal Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Speakers
avatar for Meena Ganesh

Meena Ganesh

CEO and MD, Pearson Education Services
Meena Ganesh is the CEO and MD of Pearson Education Services, which includes innovative and successful brands like TutorVista, leading online tutoring company, and Edurite, provider of technology-based solutions and digital content. Under her leadership, the company has made a successful... Read More →
avatar for Madan Padaki

Madan Padaki

Co-founder & Director, MeritTrac
Madan completed his engineering from the National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore in 1995 and joined Wipro Corporation and moved on to Infosys Technologies into a Product Management role. He then went on to pursue his MBA from S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research... Read More →
avatar for Aromar Revi

Aromar Revi

Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)
Aromar Revi is an international practitioner, consultant, researcher and educator with over a quarter century of inter-disciplinary experience in public policy and governance, the political economy of reform, development, technology, sustainability and human settlements.He has been... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Jain College Jayanagar 9th Block, Near Bangalore Central Mall
  • Happening in Jayanagar

5:00pm

Powerhouse: Crunching Numbers - Prospects for Big Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.


Moderators
avatar for Kaustav Mitra

Kaustav Mitra

Kaustav Mitra is Vice-President and Global Program Lead for the SAP Startup Focus program. Mitra joined SAP in 2011 after 10 years of experience as an entrepreneur launching, growing and selling a managed IT services firm. Prior to heading SAP’s global startup initiative, he was... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Manas Agrawal

Manas Agrawal

Co-founder, Affine Analytics
A result driven, self- motivated and resourceful professional with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximize company profitability and efficiency. An engineer/MBA by qualification, Manas has a work experience of over 10 yrs. including entrepreneurship... Read More →
avatar for PV Mohanram

PV Mohanram

Sr. Vice-President, MIBS
PV Mohanram is Sr. Vice-President for MIBS (P) Ltd a Bangalore based Startup offering Supply Chain Management Solutions . Mohanram joined MIBS in early 2011 after 20 years of experience in IT Industry. Prior to joining MIBS he was the Vice President with Live Documents (A Sabeer... Read More →
avatar for Kartik Vyas

Kartik Vyas

Head, BigData Marketing, Persistent Systems
Kartik Girish Vyas has completed his Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (formerly VRCE) Nagpur and has a Master’s Degree in Business Management from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. He has worked with HSBC, Reckitt Benckiser... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Jain College Jayanagar 9th Block, Near Bangalore Central Mall
  • Happening in Jayanagar
 
Saturday, March 9
 

2:00pm

Powerhouse: The Young & The Restless - Exploring Youth Entrepreneurship
Limited Capacity seats available

Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.

 

Note: Festival ticket covers entry to this event.


Moderators
avatar for Sanjay Anandaram

Sanjay Anandaram

Venture Partner, Seed Fund
Sanjay Anandaram is a Venture Partner with Seed Fund. He has spent over 2 decades as an IT industry executive, an entrepreneur, a VC, an advisor to early stage funds, start up mentor and teacher. He’s a founding partner of JumpStartUp, an early stage VC fund set up to invest in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Varun Agarwal

Varun Agarwal

Co-Founder, Alma Mater
Varun Agarwal is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and a bestselling author. He is 25 years old and has three companies to his credit - Alma Mater , Reticular And Last Minute Films. His company Alma Mater is India's largest provider of merchandise and memorabilia to schools and colleges... Read More →
avatar for Akash Raman

Akash Raman

Co-founder, Oodio
Akash currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Oodio, a position he graduated to after being the Operations Head of the company. Oodio works with the top 100 wedding photographers in the US and India and provides them digital post-production and design services.Previously... Read More →
avatar for Shreyas Srinivasan

Shreyas Srinivasan

Managing Partner, Only Much Louder and co-founder - NH7
Shreyas Srinivasan is the co-founder of NH7.in and OML Digital. He has built NH7.in into India's most relevant platform for Independent musicand alternative culture. Before OML he was the co-founder of RadioVeRVe, one of India’s first internet radio stations dedicated to Independent... Read More →
avatar for Professor Nandini Vaidyanathan

Professor Nandini Vaidyanathan

Founder, Carma Connect
Professor Nandini Vaidyanathan – Carma Connect She’s a traveling teacher who teaches entrepreneurship in several ivy -league business schools around the world.From being just a word in the dictionarya few years ago, it has now consumed her whole being. After 20 years in the... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John's Auditorium St. John's Auditorium, Inner Ring Rd, Koramangala, Bangalore
  • Host Organization NEN
  • Happening in Koramangala

3:30pm

Powerhouse: Unreasonable@Sea - Between Business & the Big Blue Sea
Limited Capacity seats available

Unreasonable at Sea (www.unreasonableatsea.com) is an accelerator program for creative misfits and tech-entrepreneurs who desire to take their ventures into new international markets.  They are working exclusively with technology based startups who are hellbent on tackling the toughest problem-sets of our time and the program is being run on a ship as it circumnavigates the globe and ports in 13 countries over the course of 100 days.  In this powerhouse session you will hear from 6 of the 11 technology companies that are sailing around the world on this grand experiment. From disrupting the face of education, to autonomous oceanic robotic drones and the world's most efficient solar concentrator... this is sure to be a truly Unreasonable hour.

  • Guru-G: Train a teacher and you will transform the lives of hundreds of students. This belief has led Guru-G to create a "gamified" teaching software platform that is intuitive, affordable, and easily adopted by teachers, schools, and governments. The platform is being used by over 3,000 schools and currently reaches over 2 million students. 
  • Protei: Wind-powered, shape-shifting, open-source sailing robots used to sense and clean the ocean. This autonomous robot will be leveraged to clean up oil spills and plastic in the ocean as well as collect invaluable data about our environment from the oceans. 
  • Prakti: Cookstove developer, designer, and manufacturer and distributor.  Ranked most efficient affordable stove in the world by Berkeley Labs, with operations currently in 5 countries and over 250,000 meals served a day from their stoves. 
  • One Earth Designs:  One Earth Designs harnesses the sun to bring clean energy to three billion people who lack access to clean fuels. Today they have developed the world's most efficient solar concentrator and they are now looking to scale up their efforts beyond China and into the global marketplace. 
  • Aquaphytex: Installs all-natural plant systems to purify water at scale without any chemicals or needed energy.  Currently operating in 4 countries, providing clean drinking water to over 300,000 people, and made over $4,000,000 in profits in the last 3 years.
  • Solar Ear: They produce the world's first and only digitally programmable and rechargeable hearing aids.  And all their products are made by the hearing impaired for the hearing impaired in developing countries. They have sold their products in over 40 countries and have manufacturing facilities in 2 countries. They have generated over $1,000,000 in revenue.

  • Note: Festival ticket allows entry to the event.


    Speakers
    avatar for Daniel Epstein

    Daniel Epstein

    Founder, Unreasonable
    Daniel fundamentally believes that entrepreneurship is the answer to nearly all the issues we face today and has dedicated his life accordingly. By the time he received his BA in philosophy he had already started three ventures. Daniel is the co-founder of two Boulder-based companies... Read More →


    Saturday March 9, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    St. John's Auditorium St. John's Auditorium, Inner Ring Rd, Koramangala, Bangalore

    5:00pm

    Powerhouse: Designing The Future - Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    Limited Capacity seats available

    Thought leaders, visionaries, execs and policy makers - uniting to answer one question: "what's next for Bangalore?" 9 plenary sessions featuring 20 heavyweights. 9 Verticals. 3 Days. 3 Locations.

     

    Note:Festival ticket covers entry to this event.


    Moderators
    avatar for Dr. Murli Nagasundaram

    Dr. Murli Nagasundaram

    Dr. Murli Nagasundaram is an expert on creativity, innovation and design thinking with particular reference to management innovation and business/experience design. His innovation process expertise has also been sought in government, education, and technology development. Murli has... Read More →

    Speakers
    avatar for Swapnil Chaturvedi

    Swapnil Chaturvedi

    CTC, Samagra
    Swapnil a.k.a "Poop Guy" is a Villgro SEED Fellow, StartingBloc Fellow and a divergent thinker with extensive experience in Engineering, Design and Innovation.  Currently, Swapnil is CTC (Chief Toilet Cleaner) at Samagra which uses ICT, Behavioral Sciences, Analytics and Design... Read More →
    avatar for Amit Pande

    Amit Pande

    Director User Experience, HP
    Amit Pande is Director of an integrated Experience Design and Front-End Engineering Studio atHewlett Packard. Amit has over 10 years of global experience in product and design leadershipincluding building and leveraging startup-like innovation teams at Yahoo and Oracle. He hasalso... Read More →
    avatar for Sridhar Ranganathan

    Sridhar Ranganathan

    Sridhar has over a decade of Product Strategy and high technology Product Management experience in Enterprise Products, Consumer Internet Products, Mobile Advertising and Monetization Products. He was most recently at InMobi, where he was the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives... Read More →
    avatar for Aditya Dev Sood

    Aditya Dev Sood

    Founder & CEO, Centre from Knowledge Societies
    Aditya Dev Sood is Founder and CEO of the Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS), an innovation consulting firm that provides design services of a kind that Indian industry never thought it would even need — User Research, User Experience Design, Design Strategy and Innovation Management... Read More →


    Saturday March 9, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    St. John's Auditorium St. John's Auditorium, Inner Ring Rd, Koramangala, Bangalore
    • Host Organization CKS
    • Happening in Koramangala