Ali Parr

Head of International Platform Partnership at Twitter spurs the audience to join #Hello World.

Punit Soni

Ex Flipkart CPO, shares his views on products and India’s potential to raise the next big business empire.

Mada Seghete

Co founder of Brach Matrix provides insight into the the future of mobile growth

Alok Goel

Advisor & Venture Capital Investor at Saif Partners shares his opinions on investment opportunities

Ramesh Aravind

An Indian actor, filmmaker and a television presenter.

Mahesh Kolar

Global Head, Dell shares insights on being a Digital Master

Kris Gopalakrishnan

Co-Founder, Infosys narrates Infosys journey and his take on present startup ecosystem.

Sharad Sharma

Co-founder and government council member,  iSpirit shares his learning.

Kevin Freitas

Global Head of Recruiting & Rewards at InMobi coaches participants how to hire talent

Sai Babu E V S

Vice-President (Talent Acquisition), Wipro shares his experience on finding the right talent mix

Neha Bagaria

Founder of narrates her journey from the corporate world to an independent woman entrepreneur.

Vidhya Shankar

Head – Funding Partnerships & Alliances, 10,000 start-ups moderates the panel discussion at Buzzfest – Date with Investor

Hiro Mashita

Founder and Director, M&S partners shares insights with start-ups and invests in many.

Naresh Narsimhan

Director, NUMA Bangalore he is an urbanist, activist, and creative entrepreneur

Sanjay Nath

Co-Founder, Blume ventures he is passionate about mentoring entrepreneurs and is active in associations including TiE and BITS Spark Angels.

Arihant Patni

Managing Director, Hive Technologies,is an entrepreneur, financial advisor and venture capitalist with extensive experience in diverse areas.

Amuleek Singh

CEO, ChaiPoint. Harward School Graduate, read tea leaves quite early, now making Chai selling – an organised business in India.

Ravi Shankar

CEO, AIM HIGH CONSULTINGEx-Vice President, Brand-comm. Heads the leading communication consulting company, based in Bangalore.

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Vedanarayanan Vedanthan

Global Marketing Head of Simplilearn, Author of The Adventures of Prince Surya

Simeran Bhasin

Co-Founder, Ragtagger Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd., has worked with big giants of business world like Titan, Wildcraft, Britannia and Manipal.

Himanshu Kulkarni

Head, Sales – Performance at InMobi, loves to call himself Business Development Specialist at Entrepreneur Startup!

Amisha Sethi

Marketing leader, motivational speaker and an Author of the book “It Doesn’t Hurt To Be Nice”​ released by the leading publishing house of India “Srishti Publishers”​.

Vipin Prasad

Strategic Business Consultant, Joining Dots Inc. Assisting entrepreneurs in scaling up their business through innovative approaches, mentor to a number of start-up firms across various sectors.

Jatin Arora

A marketing aficionado, trade marketing and Sales professional. The brain behind Marketing in Dark. High on Self-motivation and always up for a debate.

Vikas Kothari

Associate, Lightbox Ventures. An investment professional, having operating experience in hi-technology companies like Kothari Sales and Infosys.

Anjaly Ariyanayagam

Head of the Bangalore team at Smitten – a transcontinental creative agency. Building brands, creating communication collateral, working with industries ranging from food to fashion to firearm holsters.

Anup Deshpande

Worn many hats – Auditor, Co-founder and currently work at Kyron in charge of product development.

Amrut Joshi

Founded GameChanger Law Advisors, a boutique corporate and commercial legal practice in 2011.

Dr. Neha Mathur

Believes in the adage “pleasure in job brings perfection in work”. Loves to eat what she cooks and also looks forward to serving it in a perfect way. Find her recipes and photos at

Vinay Parameswarappa

Founder, Royal Mysore Walks. Featured in The National Geographic Magazine, The Lonely Planet and The Guardian. Passionate about building high impact products.

Lakshmi Dasaka

Co-Founder of DrinkGoodness!, a fresh ready to drink dairy beverage brand based in Bangalore. Passionate about talent, brands and coffee, Lakshmi leads all branding and marketing initiatives at its parent company, DropKaffe.

Smita Rajgopal

Founded the design communication firm, SMITTEN  with offices across Manhattan, New York, Dubai, Bombay, Bangalore and Madras, India.

Archit Gupta

Founder & CEO, ClearTax. Helping Individuals to prepare and file their Income Tax Returns in the shortest time while maximising their tax deductions.

Varun Agarwal

A filmmaker, entrepreneur and a best-selling author. Has three companies to his credit – Alma Mater , Reticular And Last Minute Films.

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Ravi Narayan

Global Director, Microsoft Accelerator. Seasoned entrepreneur and Mentor in the startup space. Advisor to startups, corporations and governments.

Sairee Chahal

Founder, SHEROES. Convened – SHEROES Summit – India’s first large format, OpportunityScape for women. Check out –

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Bhavna Toor

Founder, Shenomics – helping women make a massive impact with their work by helping them get aligned with what is most personally meaningful to them.

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Jincy Samuel

COO & Center Head, Coinsecure. Coinsecure is India’s first and one of a kind, building an entire eco – system for Bitcoin, thus enabling more people on board.

Pallavi Gupta

COO, Spring Leaf Retail Pvt Ltd. Retail. Industry professional with rich experience of consumer side Retail processes and systems. Currently persuing a new concept in Fresh Food Retailing – Quick Service Chain of Restaurants as an entrepreneur.

Ninad Raval

Director of Product and Design at Flock. Helping businesses design simple multi-screen, data-driven products with a focus on bridging User goals and business objectives.

Baybars Altuntas

Vice President, EBAN – The European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds, and other Early Stage Market. A global entrepreneur, best-selling author, angel investor and the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s Ambassador to Turkey and the Balkan countries.

Sumukha Rao

Founder & CEO – Ta3s | Test Automation & Performance Engineering Geek. Has over 2 decades of experience in India and International market.

Mangal D Karnad

Co-Founder, FableSquare. Awarded Most Talented CMO of India by CMO Asia. Highly motivated professional with 30 years of experience in various industries with 15 plus years experience in Sales & Marketing Communication.


Dhavan Shah

Senior President & Country Head – Current Account Retail Trade & Forex, Yes BankHas more than 19 years of work experience in banking and financial industry, Sales and Product management in Retail liability, Transaction Banking, Trade finance for SME segment.

Venkat Raju

CEO, Kyron GlobalTechnology executive (>25 years) with strong business, technology and general management credentials. Been a CEO, Entrepreneur,Management Consultant,CTO,Chief Architect, SVP of Products,GM & more.

Tony Thomas

Group CIO, GE GlobalInformation Technology, Strategy & Operations Executive with over 20 years of experience in Strategy, Governance, Innovative Business Process, Operations & Technology.

K Vaitheeswaran

Referred to as the “father of e-commerce in India”. Known for his pioneering efforts in e-commerce since 1999,  helped create a fast growing internet retail industry today in India.

Will Poole

Will Poole is a serial entrepreneur, multinational corporate executive, and venture investor, focused on improving ecosystems that bring social and economic opportunity to low-income populations.