Santa Clara Convention Center, Bay Area

Conference Agenda

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST

Startup Mela
Full Day. Visit Booths

8:00AM - 9:00AM PST

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM PST


Speaker- Umang Gupta

9:45 AM - 9:55 AM PST

Lightning Talk 1- Un-Block, Un-Chain

The new AI "Altruistic Inclusion”

Speaker- Murali Vullaganti

9:55 AM - 10:05 AM PST

Lightning Talk 2- Infinity and Beyond: From

IIT to Media

Speaker- Shalini Govil-Pai

10:05 AM - 10:15 AM PST

Lightning Talk 3- Eyes-Free Computing

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Speaker- TV Raman

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM PST


10:30 AM - 11:15 AM PST

Panel Discussion 1A

Taking Disruptions to the Market:

Best Practices and Pitfalls

Speakers- Anurag Maunder, Ayan Mukerji,

Chandar Venkataraman, Debashis Saha

Panel Discussion 1B

Blockchain: What Does the Future Hold?

Speakers- Nakul Mandan, Pramod Chandersekhar,

Sanjay Mittal, Shivani Govil

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Panel Discussion 2A

Disruption Opportunities: Looking into

the Crystal Ball

Speakers- Navin Chaddha, Parag Agrawal,

Vijay Ullal, Sanjay Srivastava, Dinesh Katiyar

Panel Discussion 2B

Innovations in Healthcare
Speakers- Dr Ambuj Singh, Mudit Garg, Paddy Padmanabhan, Sanjeev Redkar

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM PST

Keynote & Fireside Chat

Speakers- Greg Schott, Ravi Mhatre

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM PST

Lunch & Vendor Exhibition

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM PST

Panel Discussion 3A

Is Hardware Going to Eat the World?

Speakers- Ashish Karandikar, Debajyoti Pal

Nisha Talagala, Vipin Chaudhary

Panel Discussion 3B

Artificial Intelligence: Where are the


Speakers- Debu Chatterjee, Jay Boddu,

Rakesh Mathur, Raviraj Jain

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM PST

Panel Discussion 4A

Career Transition: When and How ?

Speakers- Amitabh Sharma, Dilip Saraf, Indra Singhal, Prasad Kaipa, Vikas Bhatia

Panel Discussion 4B

Hidden Secrets - How Money Gets Made

Through M&A

Speakers- Manish Sarin, Muddu Sudhakar,

Sunil Grover

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM PST


4:00 PM - 4:10 PM PST

Lightning Talk 4- My journey from

Tech to Alchemy

Speaker- Amit Goswamy

4:10 PM - 4:20 PM PST
Lightning Talk 5- Inner Management
Speaker- Ankur Jain

4:20 PM - 4:30 PM PST
Lightning Talk 6- From Tech to Trek
Speaker- Jai Rawat

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM PST

Closing Ceremony

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM PST

Networking, Wine and Unwind