Key Speakers

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu

Minister of Commerce & Industry

Government of India

Shri Ramesh Abhishek

Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

Government of India

Dr. Naushad Forbes

Past President, Confederation of Indian Industry

Co-Chairman, Forbes Marshall

Mr. Senapathy Kris Gopalakrishnan

Chairman, CII Start-up Council 2017-18

Co-founder Infosys & Chairman Axilor Ventures

Mr Anil Kakodkar

President, National Academy of Sciences, India

Chairman, Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council

Mr. Rajan R. Navani

Chairman, CII Council on Future Businesses 2017-18

Managing Director, Jetline Group

Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

Co-Editor, Global Innovation Index

Senior Economist, WIPO

Mr. Sudarshan Kumar Saini

Chief - Commercial and SIG

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited

Ms. Karuna Gopal


Foundation for Future Cities

Mr. Vishal Gandhi

Founder & CEO

BIORx Venture Advisors Private Limited (BVA)

Mr. Umang Chaturvedi

Head of Policy - India & Emerging Markets

Mylan Laboratories Limited

Mr. Anup Patil

Co-founder & CEO

Intangles Lab

Dr. Chandan Chowdhury

Executive Director

Munjal Institute for Global Manufacturing & Punj Llyod Institute for Infra. Management

Mr. Purnendu Dutt

Executive Director

Hira Group

Mr. Rasik Pansare

Co-founder & CMO

Mr. Vikram Gupta

Founder and Managing Partner

IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited

Mr. Manoj Yadav

Sr General Manager

Kuka Robotics

Mr. S. Anthony Raj Premkumar


Windcare India Private Limited

Mr. Peeyush Mathur


Australian Energy Storage Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Anand



Mr. Anurag Khurana

Country Manager (India)

Riot Games Private Limited

Mr. Arghya

Analytics Partner

Grant Thornton

Ms. Anjana Menon


Content Pixies

Sameer Jain

Infrastructure, Government & Healthcare (IGH)


Ravi Ramaswamy

Senior Director and Head-Health Systems

Philips Innovation Campus


Managing Director, Principal Consultant and Corporate Trainer

AVIORS Management Consultancy & Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Alok Verma

Senior Strategy Leader & Partner

Grant Thornton

Ashok Wadhawan

President – Manufacturing Business

Punj Lloyd Group

Dr. Aman Gupta

Deputy General Manager

Regulatory Affairs with Cadila Pharma Ltd.

Dr. Guljit Chaudhri

Founder & MD

Bioinnovat Research Services

Dr Prabuddha K Kundu

Cofounder & Executive Director

Premas Biotech Pvt Ltd

Mr. Niraj Hans

Chief Operating Officer

Sandhar Technologies Limited, Gurgaon

CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2017 : Awardees
Event Outcomes

Brand India Inc’s superiority in technology and innovation across the globe.

Attract more FDI as mandated by “Make in India” within promising sectors of the economy.

Create a platform for Indian industry to celebrate its innovation and technology Prowess.

Create a mechanism for Government to interact with and address issues of innovative organizations.

Create a channel for foreign trade bodies to tap into Indian innovation ecosystem.

Create a national and global market for Indian industry.