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Speakers

Lara Dutta
Model, Actress, Producer
Nam Do
Serial Tech Entrepreneur
Tom Wujec
Design Innovator
Simon Lewis
Film Producer, Author
Sandy Smolan
Documentary & TV Director
Rives
Poet, Multi-Media Artist
Philippe Starck
Creator
Nancy Duarte
Nancy Duarte CEO of Duarte Design, author
Michael Foley
Product designer
Mami Varte
Singer
Leonie Casanova
Singer & Lyricist
Jennifer Aaker
Professor
James Cameron
Film maker, Inventor
Dinh Thi Hoa
Entrepreneur
Deepak Chopra
NYT best selling wellness author
Anita Goel
Physicist, Physician, Nanotech Innovator
Corey Bridges
Video game Producer
Anil Ananthaswamy
Author, New Scientist journalist
Anand Kumar
Founder, Super 30
Zohre Elahian
Trailblazing Philanthropist
Wolfgang Lehmacher
Entrepreneur
Vineet Singal
Executive Director, 100KCheeks campaign
Vikram Bhaskaran
Co-founder, Samosapedia
Swanand Kirkire
Writer, Song-Writer, Actor, Director
Talavya
Classical Tabla ensemble
Shoba Murali
Entrepreneur
Shirin Juwaley
Human rights activist
Sheena Iyengar
Social Psychologist, Professor
Ruchi Sanghvi
Entrepreneur, Technologist
Robert Vijay Gupta
Musical activist, Violinist
Rob Cook
Pixar Emeritus
Ramji Raghavan
Social Entrepreneur
Rajika Puri
Danced storyteller, choreographer, writer
Prakash Amte
Social Activist
N.V. ‘Tiger’ Tyagarajan
Visionary
Michael Pollack
Venture philanthropist
Lisa Staprans
Designer
Julie Taymor
Film, Opera, & Theater Director
Joi
Music band
John Hardy
Designer, Educator
John Frame
Sculptor, filmmaker, composer
John Mathew
Academician, Author
Itay Talgam
Conductor
Harpal Singh
Healthcare Revolutionary
GBS Bindra
Innovator
Elora Hardy
Creative Director at Ibuku
Elliot Goldenthal
Composer
Dibakar Banerjee
Filmmaker
Drumjam: Roberto Narain & Vasundhara Das
Social musicians, partners of DRUMJAM
Claire Kremen
Conservation biologist
Chris Meyer
Entrepreneur, Author, Economist, Consultant
Bedri Baykam
Artist, Writer
Bhavik Gandhi
Endurance Athlete
Ayesha Khanna
Technology, Innovation & Smart City Expert
Arunachalam Muruganantham
Innovator, Entrepreneur
Anand Agarawala
Interface designer
Amish Tripathi
Author
Amar Sen
Shadowgrapher
Alexander Asseily
Founder, Jawbone & State
Yann Vasnier
Perfumer
Will Travis
Creative Entrepreneur
Vinita Bali
Managing Director, Britannia Industries
Vikram Gandhi
Filmmaker
V.V.S. Laxman
Indian cricketer
Robert Manning
Chief Engineer, Mars Science Laboratory
Nitin Ron
Neonatologist, mountaineer
Malavika Sarukkai
Classical Dancer Choreographer
Lynda Barry
Cartoonist
James Stark
Co-director, Regenerative Design Institute
Jaaved Jaaferi
Actor, Comedian
Gurcharan Das
Author, Commentator, Public Intellectual
Francesca Rosella
Chief Creative Director, CuteCircuit
Dianna Cohen
Visual Artist. Creative Advocacy Director, PPC
Alan Wagstaff
Alan Wagstaff Learning Manager, Green School
Neeru Khosla
Co-Founder and Exec. Dir., CK-12 Foundation
Matt Groening
The Simpsons Creator
Ritika Sood
Social Enterprise Professional and an Explorer
Dinesh Sonak
Interdisciplinary Entrepreneur, India Ambassador, THNK
Tatjana Dzambazova
Technology Whisperer
Vasundhara Das
Singer, Actress
Lavanya Sankaran
Author
Joichi Ito
Director, MIT Media Lab
Tina Sharma
Wellness Consultant
Sri. Tatwamasi Dixit
Vedic Business Consultant
Rekha Parameswaran
Healing Historian
Rajeswari Kannan
Scientist with a view
Mahesh Kale
Hindustani Classical Musician
Prakriti Singh
Student and Social Entrepreneur
Bani Kohli
Founder, Jai Jan
William Florance
Head of Education Outreach, Emerging Markets Google Inc.
Ugesh Sarcar
Magician
Team Indus
Susan Peret
Comedian
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Documentary Filmmaker
Preeti Shroff Mehta
DEAN, SIT Graduate School
Naveen Tewari
Founder and CEO, InMobi
Liv Arnesen
Explorer, Educator
Mahesh Samat
Managing Director, Epic Television Network Pvt. Ltd
Ellen Leanse
Online pioneer
Dr. Shriram Nene
Surgeon, Serial entrepreneur
Dave McClure
Angel Investor, Founding partner, 500 Startups
Craig Johnson
Educator, Author
C Balagopal
Healthcare Entrepreneur, Author
Ben Nelson
Founder, Minerva Project
Abhijit Bhaduri
Chief Learning Officer, Wipro
Rajan Anandan
Managing Director, Google India
Neil Mehta
Co-chairman, Greenoaks Global Holdings Ltd.
Suresh Vaidyanathan
Ghatam and Multi-Percussion Artist
Parag Khanna
Global strategist and best-selling author
Choy Peng Wu
CIO, Singtel
Charles Cadell
President - Asia Pacific, McCANN
Balakrishnan G Iyer
COO, Bharat Light and Power Group
Alok Shetty
Architect
Scott Knox
Architect
Seema Kamble
Education Activist
Sandya Kola
Violinist
Ronojoy Adhikari
Physicist
Priyamvada Natarajan
Theoretical Astrophysicist
Pranay Chulet
Founder & CEO Quikr
Meagan Pandian
Instrumentalist
Madhukar Dhas
Founder and Director, Dilasa
M.R. Rangaswami
Software Pioneer and community builder
Imaad Shah
Musician/ Actor
Ganesh Natarajan
VC & CEO of Zensar Technologies
Balan Ayyar
Chief operating officer, Sevatec
Arunabh Kumar
Founder & CEO, The Viral Fever
Anu Aga
Bussinesswoman and Social worker
Annamma Spudich
The Cultural Botanist
Amanda North
Founder and CEO, Artisan Connect
Vikas Agarwal
General Manager, OnePlus, India
Suresh V Shankar
Founder Crayon Data
Shubhendu Sharma
Founder & Director, Afforestt
Ronak Samantray
Co-founder, NowFloats
Robert Amjarv
Musician
Ramprasad Sundar
Sound designer, composer
Pulkit Jaiswal
Founder-CEO of SwarmX
Peng T. Ong
Venture Capalist
Gingger Shankar
Virtuoso Violinist, Singer, Composer
Deepak Ravindran
Founder & CEO of Lookup
Cheryl Chung
Deputy Director Strategic Planning at LKYSPP
Bennett Bay
Musician
Poornima Sukumar
Artist, Muralist, Illustrator
Nikhil Velpanur
Counterculture Entrepreneur
Luke Sequeira
UX Designer
Kazuhiro Obara
Catalyst
Jitendra Kumar
Actor
Hemmant Jha
Chief Design Officer, Godrej & Boyce
Harsh Songra
Founder MyChild App
Anisha/ “Rickshawali”
Youtuber
Abhay Mahajan
Actor
Malishka Mendonsa
Radio Jockey, REDFM
Sumukhi Suresh
Comedian
Kaneez Surka
Comedian/ Improviser
Anushka Sani
Founder Thought Over Design
Amit Hardi
Chief Gaming Officer, Nukebox Studios
Aman Jain
Learning navigator
Subodh Kerkar
Artist
Samim Rizvi
International Cyclist
Krithi K. Karanth
Conservation Biologist
Kalyan Varma
Wildlife Photographer
David Rowan
Editor, WIRED UK Magazine
Bala Deshpande
Senior Managing Director, New Enterprise Associates (India)
Venkat Vallabhaneni
General Partner, Parampara Capital
Trisha Shetty
Founder and CEO, SheSays
Sunil Kanoria
Vice Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited
Srinivas Kollipara
Founder & COO, T-Hub
Sowjanya Chalamkuri
Sr. Director - Software Engineering, GE Digital
Sheelika Ravishankar
People Lead at Team Indus, Google Lunar XPRIZE
Sateesh Andra
Managing Partner, Endiya Partners
Sashi Reddy
Founder & Managing Partner, SRI Capital
Sarath Naru
Managing Partner, Ventureeast
Sanjay Swamy
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Prime
Samir Sood
Founder, Venture Highway
Rohit Pandharkar
Head of Data Science, Mahindra Rise
Ravi Mantha
Angel Investor and Wellness Coach
Raman V Kumar
Chairman, CASHe
Rama Iyer
Sr. Vice President - Innovation and Strategic Alliances , T-
Raju Reddy
Founder & CEO of Sierra Atlantic
Rajesh Raju
Managing Director, Kalaari Capital
Radha Basu
Entrepreneur and Mentor
Prasad Vanga
Founder and CEO, Anthill
Prakash Bodla
Vice President Engineering & Center Head, UTC
Prakash Mallya
Managing Director – Sales and Marketing Group – Intel In
Nitesh Jangir
Co-Founder, Coeo Labs
Miki Uchida
Director, 01Booster
Lux Rao
Director & Leader - Digital Transformation, Cisco
Karthik Reddy
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures
Jayesh Ranjan
Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Informat
Jasminder Gulati
Co-Founder and CEO, NowFloats
Hendrik Halbe
Co-Founder, Get in the Ring
Hari Thalapalli
CEO, CallHealth Services Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Anthony Vipin Das
Associate Director, L.V Prasad Eye Institute
BVR Mohan Reddy
Founder and Executive Chairman, Cyient
Asha Jadeja
Founder, Dot Edu Ventures
Anil Nanduri
VP, GM Drone Group - Intel Corporation
Amit Lodha
Inspector General of Police
Amit Goyal
Country Head, edX
Alina Shkolnikov
Global iCoach Program Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Abhinav Pathak
Perpule, CEO
Varun Sivaram
Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology
Varsha Patra
CEO & Co-Founder, Homegrown
Tarun Jami
Founder & Managing Partner, GreenJams Infrastructures LLP
Sneha Khanwalkar
Music Director
Pulkit Garg
IAS Officer
Pranav Kothari
Vice President, Large Scale Education Programs
Paresh Ghelani
Serial Entrepreneur
Nitin Sisodia
Founder & CEO, Sohum Innovation lab
Nirupa Rao
Botanical Illustrator
Leanne Chukoskie
Neuroscientist
Yamuna Sastry Veedhulur
Founder & CEO, Cab Dost
Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao
Award Winning Research scholar
Venk Varadan
CEO, Nanowear
Tammy Redpath
President, Target India
Tagaram Bheel
Algoza player
Surabhi Srivastava
Indian film Director, Writer and Film Producer
Shekhar Kapur
Filmmaker Extraordinaire
Shayamal Vallabhjee
EQ Consultant & Sports Scientist
Sawan Khan
Sindhi Sufi Musician
Sarah Elizabeth Chawla
Independent Music Champion
Rochelle Nembhard
Creative Director and Filmmaker
Priya Rajan
MD, Silicon Valley Bank Speaker - INK Fellows Program
Pradeep Nair
Regional Director, Ford Foundation
Nishith Desai
Founder, Nishith Desai Associates
Neil Gaikwad
Human-centered Machine Learning Researcher
Monishwaran Maheswaran
Tech Prodigy
Manvendra Singh Shekhawat
Hotelier
Manu S Pillai
Historian and Best-selling Author
Kiran Gandhi
Activist and Music Industry
Ketaki Sharma
Senior Economist
Jayant Ratti
Innovation Leader and Roboticist
James Sebastiano
Documentary Filmmaker
George Jacob
CEO, Bay Ecotarium
Gayatri Jolly
Design Entrepreneur
Gautam Khetrapal
Entrepreneur, Community Architect, and Keynote Speaker
Farhana Haque
Farhad Contractor
Ecological Conservationist
Dr. Sarah Sahr
Educator
Dr. Gopichand Katragadda
Group CTO & Innovation Head, Tata Sons
Deepthi Sasidharan
Art Historian, Curator, Museum Archivist
Atul Jalan
Serial Entrepreneur
Anusha Ravi
CEO, Park Group Institutions
Anurag Hoon
Musician and Educator
Alok Medikepura
Biotech Entrepreneur
Ajith Karimpana
Founder & CEO, Furlenco
Kevin Kelly
Digital Visionary
Alexander Tsiaras
Techno Artist
Nam Do
Serial Tech Entrepreneur
Mussaret Zaidi
Public Health Expert, Researcher
Raghava KK
Artist
Sophie Morgan
Designer & Activist
Deepti Naval
Actress, Activist, Artist, Poet
Gayatri Ganjawalla
Singer, Musician
C Mallesham
Inventor
Shamim Sarif
Filmmaker, Author
Rick Smolan
Photographer, Filmmaker
Alexander Tsiaras
Techno Artist
Raghu Dixit
Singer, Composer
Marc Koska
Inventor
Adrianna Svitak
Poet, Pianist
Ramachandra Budihal
Heritage Imagineer
George Mathew
Founder for life international, NYC
Adora Svitak
Child Prodigy
Anupam Mukerji
The Fake IPL Player.
Derek Sivers
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Student of Life
Ramesh Raskar
Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab
Harish Hande
Co-founder SELCO-India
HK Venkatram
Violinists
Dr.Vivek Sahadevan Nair
CEO, Clean carbon technologies Pte Ltd South Africa
Next Billion Online
Sunil Khandbahale
Linguistic Enabler
Sabriye Tenberken
Co-Founder of Kanthari, Social Change Agent
Anirudh Sharma
Entrepreneur Graviky Labs
Dr. Jakob van Zyl
Jet Propulsion Expert
Christopher Kirchhoff
Partner at Defense Innovation Unit Experimental
David Gallo
Deep ocean Explorer
Shyamrao Kulkarni
Hindustani Music Guru
Usha Arunachalam
Bio-Technologist, Hindustani Vocalist
Nancy Silberkleit
Businesswoman
Oikyotaan
Folk music platform
Dale J. Stephens
Life long learner and Entrepreneur
Uma Ramakrishnan
Scientist, TIFR
Jason Wishnow
Filmmaker
Scott Cook
Financial Software Maven
Varun Agarwal
Media/Merchandise Maverick
Balazs Gardi
Photographer
Pushpa Basnet
Social Worker
Arun Kumar
Poet and Executive
Robin Chaurasiya
Activist
Krithi K. Karanth
Conservation Biologist
Vandana Srinivasan
Musician
Bilal Ghalib
Catalyst
Sandeep Divekar
Serial Technology entrepreneur
Tushar Vashisht
Health Entrepreneur
Abhay Deol
Actor
Amar Hanspal
Digital Portfolio Designer
Maira Kalman
Illustrator Extraordinaire
Kshitij Marwah
Innovator, Entrepreneur, Technologist
Sanvar Oberoi
Agricultural Entrepreneur
Alicia Souza
Illustrator
Luke Iseman
Director of Hardware at Y Combinator
Param Jaggi
Eco Innovator
Joi Barua
Musician
Shruti Haasan
Actress, Singer
Asima Ensemble
Vocal and Percussion Ensemble
Kelli Swazey
Anthropologist
Roger Fisk
Presidential PR Guru
Sunil Thankamushy
Creative Director virtual worlds
Mark Magidson
Visionary filmmaker
Eames Demetrios
Creator, Kymaerica and Kymaerxthaere
Anu Sridharan
Founder-CEO of NextDrop
Shankar Tucker
Clarinetist, Composer
Elishai Ezra
Bio Engineer
Jeff Marx
Co-Creator, Co-Writer of Avenue Q
Nikesh Arora
Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer
Stefan Sagmeister
Designer
Snigdha Manchanda
Tea Sommelier
Prakriti Dutta
Dhrupad singer, Naciketa
Darren Abrahams
Tenor, Naciketa
Nigel Osborne
Composer, Naciketa
John Werner
Project Innovator - Camera Culture Group at MIT Media Lab
Satya Hinduja
Sound Artist
Shwetal Patel
Officer, Kochi-Muziris Biennale
Neeraj Arora
Vice President, Whatsapp Inc
Vivek Wadhwa
Academic, Researcher, Writer, Entrepreneur
Arunima Sinha
Mountain Climber
KUMBHA Team
Social Innovation for Kumbh Mela
Ramesh Raskar
Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab
Kunal Bahl
Co-Founder & CEO, snapdeal.com
Gokul Chandra Das
Dhak Musician
Zenia Tata
Program Director, Global Development, XPRIZE Foundation
Ratan Tata
Chairman Emeritus, TATA Sons
Peter Diamandis
Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE Foundation
Aisha Chaudhary
Inspirational Artist
Rajkumar Hirani
Filmmaker
Melati & Isabel Wijsen
Eco- Environmentalist
Nameet MVS
Horticulturist
Mark Foster Gage
Architect
Jitish Kallat
Artist
Anshu Gupta
Founder, Goonj
Anupama Chopra
Film Critic, Author
Abhijit Jejurikar & Dharavi Rocks
Junk Percussion Band
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
CEO of SOC Films Documentary Filmmaker
Gazal Dhaliwal
Screenwriter
Zia Mody
Corporate Lawyer
Vani Kola
Managing Director, Kalaari Capital
Steve Boyes
Conservation Biologist
Deb Roy
Cognitive Scientist; Chief Media Scientist, Twitter
Ani Choying Drolma
Musician, Humanitarian
Neeraj Kakkar
Entrepreneur
Jordan Brandt
Technology futurist, AUTODESK
Shashwat Ratan
Technology Educator
Henry Kaiser
GUITARIST, DIVER, FILMMAKER
Bickram Ghosh
New-age Percussionist
Viswa Subbaraman
Conductor and Music Director
Daniel Kraft
Physician Scientist
Kenneth Sebastian
Stand-up Comedian, Musician
Shravani Hagargi
Social Entrepreneur
Neil Jacobstein
Co-Chair of AI and Robotics, Singularity University
Phanindra Sama
Co-Founder, Redbus.in
Daniel Leithinger
Inventor
Sugata Mitra
Education Researcher
Vidhya Subramanian
Bharatnatyam dancer
Anjney Midha
Venture Capitalist; Partner, KPCB
Parmesh Shahani
DOT Connector - Author - Fashion Victim
Rajiv Subba
Sculptor
Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal
Co-Director, Satyamev Jayate
Satyajit Bhatkal
Filmmaker
Shantanu Moitra
Music Director, Composer
Aditi Chaudhary
Aisha Chaudhary's hero
Shohini Ghose
Quantum Physicist
Devdutt Pattanaik
Mythologist, Best-Selling Author
Bhavesh Bhatia
Visually Challenged Entrepreneur
Piyush Gupta
CEO, DBS Group
Rohan Dixit
Neurotechnologist
Jose Thomas
Managing Director, Choice Group of Comapnies
Harshvardhan Kadam
Visual Artist
Irrfan Khan
Actor
Kirthiga Reddy
Managing Director, Facebook India
Josh Radnor
Actor, Writer & Director
Vidya Shah
Banker, Philanthropist
Maati Baani
Musical duo
Flavia Agnes
Legal scholar and activist
Haleem Khan
Dancer
Dr. Balamurali Ambati
Ophthalmologist
Anshulika Dubey
CO-Founder & COO, Wishberry
Harsh Mariwala
Chairman, MARICO
Nina Tandon
CEO, Epibone
Anuraag Saxena
CEO, World Education Foundation, UK
Melissa Kwee
Social Activist, Philanthropist
Rashesh Shah
Chairman & CEO, EDELWEISS Group
Srikanth Bolla
CEO, Bollant Industries
Anand Varma
Photographer
Catherine Mohr
Roboticist, Surgeon
Marco Tempest
Cyber Illusionist
Kathryn Myronuk
Knowledge Sommelier
Sanaya Bharucha
Education Activist
Marcelo Wesseler
CEO, Singpost Ecommerce
Venkatesh Byrappa
Geneticist
Neal Cross
MD and Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank
Kanniks Kannikeswaran
Composer
Mainak Chakraborty
Co-CEO, GPS Renewables
Emily Levine
Humorist
Patsian Low
SVP, Head of DBS Foundation at DBS Bank
Jesko von den Steinen
Senior Advisor, Brand Identity at the Venetian Macao resort
Sydney Brenner
Nobel Prize winning Biologist
Tan Hock Beng
Principal, Maps Design Studio
Aparna Venkatesh
Research Scientist
Ayushmann Khurrana
Actor, Singer
Anuradha Acharya
Founder & CEO, Mapmygenome
Ravi Chaturvedi
Former CEO, P&G Northeast Asia
Babar Ali
Educator
Jonathan Reiber
SR fellow, UCBERKELEY Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity
Richa Singh
Co-Founder, Yourdost
Brock Pierce
Chair, Bitcoin Foundation
Shawn Hoon
Research Fellow, Molecular Engineering Laboratory
Ramanuj Dasgupta
Senior Scientist, Genome Institute of Singapore, A*Star
Mukund Rajan
Chairman at ECube Investment Advisors Private Limited
Sharad Devarajan
Co-Founder & CEO, Graphic India
Min Xuan Lee
Co-Founder, Playmoolah
Samyak Chakrabarty
Managing Director, X Billion Labs
Neville Mars
Architect & Urban Researcher
Mohandas Pai
Chairperson, Board of Manipal Global Education Services
Priyanka Kohli
Leader, People Operations, Grey Orange