Archives: Speakers

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Rajarshi Mitra

Rajarshi Mitra is a blockchain researcher and writer. He writes for Blockgeeks, a crypto education platform founded by Ameer Rosic and Dmitry Buterin, the father of Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin. He is also the head of crypto research for CoinLive, a crypto news portal, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the space. He has also written for SpringRole, a Bangalore based blockchain project. He believes that the blockchain technology will play a critical role in our future and plans on becoming THE voice of the crypto industry.

Rohit Taneja

My aim in life is to contribute to the world by solving some of the toughest problems that exist. I believe that to run a technology venture, the culture needs to be set from the foundation and only a highly knowledgeable and passionate person can get it right. That is why I strive to be a polymath.

The domains that I am working on (sequentially over the course of my lifetime) –
* Digital payments (Making money sharing as seamless as sending a message)
* Block-chain (Helping people make sense of it and give more power to their businesses)
* Sustainability & Climate (All geographies should be able to support life in a sustainable manner)

Sharat Chandra

Sharat is a Blockchain Council Member, Consultant, Independent ICO Advisor and Content Marketer. He has rich cross-functional experience in US Healthcare, Financial Services and IT. Sharat has worked with leading Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, American Express, Cognizant. General Electric and Polaris.

Ashish Bhatia

Ashish is currently the Senior Director and Global Head of Presales for the Enterprise Business Unit within Harman Connected Services, a fully owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. In this role, Ashish leads a team of enterprise and domain architects who carve out solutions to meet client requirements.
Previously Ashish has worked with large organizations such as IBM, Accenture and Wipro in roles spanning across sales, presales and practice development.
He is a speaker at various forums on topics ranging from IoT and AI to the Digital Chasm. Most recently he was a panelist at the NASSCOM IoT CoE Co-Create: Innovate2Build” program with the objective to make industrial enterprises aware of the trends in digital technology adoption and to assist them in addressing all aspects of their digital technology needs.

Mohan Satyaranjan

After working for more than 33 years in industry. Mohan turned an entrepreneur little over a year ago. He has held Director, and above positions at NetApp, Juniper Networks, and Cisco Systems. He has worked extensively in Networking, Mobile Communications, ML/NN/AI/AC, Imaging, and Storage Systems. He has 20+ publications. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He holds Bachelors, and Masters degrees for the Indian Institute of Science. Currently he is building technology using Blockchain & Smart Systems for Energy, Supply Chain, and Agriculture.

Gokul Alex

Gokul Alex is a Blockchain Educator, Enterprise Architect, Data Scientist, Internet Technologist, and Quantum Computing Researcher with strong expertise on Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Computing, Digital Transformation, Epistemology, Innovation Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Semiotics. He is currently working as Associate Director in PwC Advisory Services as a Blockchain Subject Matter Expert for Government and Public Sector Vertical.

He is contributing to the global blockchain ecosystem as the ambassador for Hashgraph and ZCash. He has authored four patents and published numerous articles and blogs. He has reviewed a couple of books on Blockchain. He is an advisor to numerous Startups, Funds, Communities, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, Social Networks, Regulatory Bodies and Business Consortiums. He has developed Blockchain reference architectures and proof of concepts for Product Provenance, Land Registry, Biometric Identity, Energy Audit, Health Records, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things etc.

He has taken Blockchain Education Programs for Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations across India. He has set up a Blockchain Engineering division in the first ever corporate innovation lab of UST Global named INFINITY LABS. He has co-founded a non-profit organization named as EPIC Knowledge Society of 1000+ Professionals across the globe. He is a mentor to more than 50+ Hackathons, 20+ Startups and 25+ Social Entrepreneurs through various Incubators and communities.

Girish Nuli

Girish Nuli is the founder and CEO of Antara Software and Consulting (P) Ltd, a company specializing in Blockchain Software Consulting and Training. Girish has over 16 years of experience in technology consulting and software product development. He is a blockchain and artificial intelligence enthusiast and involved with blockchain for the past 3 years.

Girish is also the founder of Genesis Identity, a Blockchain based startup specialising in digital identity management. Girish is very passionate about flying machines, and likes to build drones when not teaching or writing software. He is also a private pilot and enjoys flying aeroplanes and microlight aircraft.

Shankar Ganesh PJ

Shankar has close to 12 years of experience in the software industry. In his current role as Staff Engineer at Infoblox, he has ownership of Network Control product (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) for various public & private clouds and Microservice architecture solutions.

He is also playing a key role in the Decentralization technology movement by contributing towards Blockstack, Blockchain start-ups like (Decentralized Social Network), Saving Organ Mines & dApps Presence.

His expertise is; not as developing intelligent systems (artificial intelligence) or building systems that can learn (machine learning), but as creating a network of systems that can learn to be intelligent.

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar is a Blockchain enthusiast & Fintech Speaker. He is a Certified Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Bitcoin & Security Expert. Vijay has 18 years of experience across Technology, Customer Focused Product Planning/Delivery and Strategic Operations across startup & conglomerates from small to large teams. He has a US patent to his credit and is author of strategic business articles on Blockchain, Retail, E-commerce warfare in India & M&A (published in The Indian Economist, Finextra, Qrius, Medium, & He has deep interests in Strategy, Operations, General Management and M&A. Vijay is alumnus of the Indian School of Business (ISB), IIIT- Bangalore and NIT Warangal and is a Senior Program Manager (India Operations) for TiVo.

Dr Vikram Venkateswaran

Dr Vikram Venkateswaran is the founder and chief editor of Healthcare India, which focuses on research in key emerging technologies and its impact on healthcare. He is a member of the Blockchain ISO Council. He serves on the ICT working group for BCIC and on healthcare working group for the IET IOT.

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