Panel discussion on 'Building Future Unicorns' at the AIMA US-India Conference 2019 with various eminent speakers. Panelists discuss the evolution of entrepreneurship & startups over the years and the relations between Silicon Valley and India.
TV Mohandas Pai Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services; Ganesh V Iyer Managing Director, NIO USA and Global CIO, NIO; Thomas Y Lee Director of Data Science, Fisher Center for Business Analytics, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Stratos Nguyen Davlos, CTO & Sr Vice President, Innoplexus AG; Soma Velayutham, Head of Industry, Business Development and AI Deep Learning, NVIDIA and Charlie Isaacs, CTO - Customer Connection, Salesforce discussing AI's influence on everyday life and business. The panelists highlight the importance and growth of AI over the years.
Henry Chesbrough, Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley explaining how companies and countries could use open innovation to grow and globalise quickly. The discussion is joined by Solomon Darwin, Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and Richard Lyons, Former Dean, Haas School of Business and William and Janet Cronk Chair in Innovative Leadership UC Berkeley.
In a panel discussion on Indias Economic Transformation for Sustainable Growth, panelists discuss how Indian proven technical and management talent assures high-quality work for global production and innovation. They also emphasise how India could do more to enable companies to feature in its growth story.
Syna Dehnugara, Chief Brand Officer, LetsVenture; Vineet Agarwal, Managing Director, Transport Corporation of India Ltd; Abhishek Nath, Managing Director and CEO, Ixora Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd; Mohit Gupta, Chief Curator City Book Leaders and Kartik Sharma, Director, Agnitio deliberate on ways enterprises need to build arsenals of newest technology and innovate relentlessly as they push the imagination of the user in times of continuous disruption.
Sanjay Kirloskar Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd; T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services and P Balaji Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer Vodafone Idea Ltd. The forum ruminates on the need for speed in adoption of new technologies, and creating innovative solutions; as companies that use technology to push the imagination of the customer, will replace those that merely sell.
Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, in his keynote address at the convention said, "The $5 trillion economy may seem like an ambitious goal, but we have a humble government to keep inspiring us."
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice; Communications; Electronics and IT, Government of India, stresses on India's focus on data protection and IT services. He said, "The data protection law is in process and we aim to make the country a data refinery."
Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, speaks about the Bharatmala project. "The government has given the highest priority to infrastucture. Under the Bharatmala project, 75,000 kms of road and 22 new green expressway will be built,? he said.
Industrial growth is beneficial for the nation's development and we are constantly working towards providing a conducive environment for businesses. Our government has proved that a government for the poor and farmers can also be a government for industrialists and businessmen, said Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs, Government of India