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India Innovation Forum

JULY 11th & 12th, 2015

 

Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park, Bengaluru, India

Welcome to the first ever “India Innovation Forum (IIF)” – A platform to engage in a dialogue on innovation. IIF aims to bring together individuals who are at the forefront of working on innovation across industries and functions, and are the innovation leaders of the future. Prominent stakeholders in innovation ecosystem such as Entrepreneurs, VC and PE investors, and corporate leaders who are pushing the envelope in the most impactful manner are all part of the agenda, the dialogue.

India has woken up to the new reality and is embracing innovation like never before. “Make in India” is now a national mission and innovation is the mechanism to make this dream into a reality. IIF wants to contribute to this mission of increasing our focus on home grown as well as imported innovations that aim to help advance the industry growth and improve lives.

SPEAKERS

IIF is bringing top leaders in India’s innovation ecosystem to participate in this dialogue with you, the innovation catalysts. Below is a brief snapshot of likely speakers at IIF.

IIF Guest Speaker:Rahul  Alex Panicker
Rahul Alex Panicker
Co-Founder and President
Embrace Innovations
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IIF Guest Speaker:Ravi Gururaj
Ravi Gururaj
Chair - Product Council & Member
Nasscom

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IIF Guest Speaker:Vijay Anand
Vijay Anand
Vice President
India Development Center, Intuit
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IIF Guest Speaker:Ajay Bakshi
Ajay Bakshi
Managing Director and CEO
Manipal Hospitals

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IIF Guest Speaker:Shailesh Lakhani
Shailesh Lakhani
Managing Director
Sequoia Capital, India
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IIF Guest Speaker:Anand Daniel
Anand Daniel
Partner
Accel Partners
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IIF Guest Speaker:Peeyush Rai
Peeyush Rai
Co-Founder and CTO
Canvera
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IIF Guest Speaker:Rahul Chowdhri
Rahul Chowdhri
Partner
Helion Ventures
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IIF Guest Speaker:Satyam Darmora
Satyam Darmora
Director, Family Economic Stability
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
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IIF Guest Speaker:Thatagat Verma
Tatagat Verma
Founder
Thought Leadership
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IIF Guest Speaker: Ganesh Rengaswamy
Ganesh Rengaswamy
Managing Director
Frontier Investments Group, Accion
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IIF Guest Speaker:Rohit Jain
Rohit Jain
Principal
SAIF Partners
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IIF Guest Speaker: Pratyush Prasanna
Pratyush Prasanna
Vice President
One97 Communications Limited
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IIF Guest Speaker: Somak Ghosh
Somak Ghosh
Managing Partner
Contrarian Capital India Partners
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IIF Guest Speaker: Kartik Srivatsa
Kartik Srivatsa
Managing Partner
Aspada
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IIF Guest Speaker:Vikas Malpani
Vikas Malpani
Co-Founder
CommonFloor.com
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IIF Guest Speaker:Naga Prakasam
Naga Prakasam
Partner
Acumen Fund
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IIF Guest Speaker:Alok Bajpai
Aloke Bajpai
CEO & Co-Founder
Ixigo.com
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AGENDA

The agenda in this foundational year is to discuss the innovation ecosystem, explore opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors, and connect innovators across industries – to ensure that a vibrant community develops and supports each other in this quest for growth.

 TimeThemeSpeakers
11th July
9:00 AMRegistration
9:30 AMInnovation - Story of impactRahul Alex Panicker
Introduction by: Mohit Jain, Cofounder, Northwest Executive Education
10:30 AMCoffee Break
Registration for Design Thinking Workshop
11:00 AMStartups - Innovation Story UnfoldingAlok Bajpai
Pratyush Prasanna
Peeyush Rai
Vikas Malpani
Moderated by: Kanupriya Sindhu, Director - Product Management, Canvera
12:00 PMLearning from Startups for Big Companies
Ravi Gururaj
Introduction by: Santhosh Kumar, Managing Director, Texas Instruments, India
1:15 PMNetworking Lunch & Coffee
3:00 PMVenture Capital - Supercharging InnovationsShailesh Lakhani
Rahul Chowdhri
Rohit Jain
Anand Daniel
Moderated by: Tamhant Jain, Cofounder, Northwest Executive Education
4:00 PMCoffee Break
4:30 PMInnovation GamesTathagat Varma
Introduction by: Aditya Gokarn, Managing Director, Triton Valves Ltd.
12th July
9:30 AMDesign Thinking WorkshopVijay Anand
Introduction by: Santhosh Kumar, Managing Director, Texas Instruments, India
11:30 AMDriving Social InnovationSomak Ghosh
Naga Prakasam
Satyam Darmora
Kartik Srivatsa
Ganesh Rengaswamy (Chair)
Introduction by: Kalpana Rumburg, Vice President, American Express
12:30 PMCoffee Break
01:00 PMHealthcare - New Frontier for InnovationAjay Bakshi
Introduction by: Mohit Jain, Cofounder, Northwest Executive Education
2:00 PMNetworking Lunch

TEAM

IIF Guest Speaker:Kanupriya Sindhu
Kanupriya Sindhu
Canvera
IIF Guest Speaker:Santhosh Kumar
Santhosh Kumar
Texas Instruments India
IIF Guest Speaker:Siddarth Arur
Siddarth Arur
Catalyst Capital Advisory
IIF Guest Speaker:Suddha Sattwa Basu
Suddha Sattwa Basu
Cyient Ltd
IIF Guest Speaker:Tamhant Jain
Tamhant Jain
Northwest Executive Education
IIF Guest Speaker:Mohit Jain
Mohit Jain
Northwest Executive Education

PHOTO GALLERY

Below are the snapshots from the event (Please click to enlarge).

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