Founder and CEO of QLEAP Academy.
Chair Professor of Entrepreneurhsip and Innovation at Symbiosis International University, Pune.
Dr. Chinchure has worked with many global innovation thought leaders and Nobel laureates on projects of national and regional significance. He is credited with designing and implementing India’s first two-year residential and experiential MBA course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune. Currently, Dr. Chinchure is the Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Symbiosis International University, Pune, India. Dr. Chinchure is known as an IP specialist and guides organizations across the spectrum to support their IP needs, implement IP strategies and train employees on areas such as IP search and analysis.
CEO and Co-Founder of Hey Deedee.
Receipient of the Women Icons Award Winner, Singapore (March 2017).
Receipient of the Women Transforming India Award by Niti Aayog.
Cover of Forbes India's first Wpower Women Trailblazers Issue.
Revathi Roy is a serial entrepreneur who has been working towards empowering urban poor women since 2007 whether be it by pioneering Asia’s first all-women taxi service, Forsche or recently founding India’s first all-women instant parcel delivery service, Hey Deedee®.
Rajesh Jog comes with a rich experience in private equity, investment banking and corporate policy-making and new business initiatives. Rajesh graduated with an advanced degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook in 1987 and joined AT&T Bell Labs and later pursued an advanced degree in Management from NYU’s Stern School of Business. Rajesh joined Bankers Trust in 1993 as an associate and technology specialist in the Global Merchant Banking practice. In 1994, Rajesh relocated to Mumbai and founded Gateway Capital, India’s pioneering investment and venture banking firm to the technology and media industries. In 1999, Rajesh co-founded eVentures India-a $190 m New Media and Technology venture company with investments from Softbank and News Corp. Apart from being a Managing Partner and CFO, Rajesh was the chief architect of the firm’s portfolio of 15 investments. Since the capping of eVentures India, Rajesh has returned to Waygate Capital. He serves on several company and public institution boards.
Secretary at National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board
Advisor to Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India
Dr. Neeraj Sharma has worked closely with Ministry of Science and Technology for over two decades in improving and giving feedback and advice to technology and innovation related policies of India. Currently he works with the NSTEDB in promoting the entreprenurial advances in the field of Science and Technology across India.
Founder of PurpleApple Infosystems
Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2018
Techpreneur of the Year 2019
Amrutha Valli is a MCA goldmedalist and Tech evangelist having 20+ years of work experience with Wipro & Tata Docomo. Amrutha is a security consultant having rich techno managerial experience was instrumental in many green field projects like mRUPEE (Tata Docomo), Data Security Framework & Data Privacy Framework for Data Security Council of India, Airtel Retailer Recharge cards. She founded PurpleApple Infosystems in 2016 to provide SMART & Innovative solutions to disrupt the retail industry using latest technologies. One of the solution “TRYb4uBUY” is world’s FIRST multi vendor, OMNI channel AR solution which allows the users to TRY items like Spectacles, Jewellery & Apparels, Furniture & Furnishings, Floor & Tiles, Art & Murals etc., in LIVE environment with EXACT SIZE”.
PurpleApple Infosystems is incubated by Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society & being cohort member of IIM Bangalore, IIT Delhi, XLR8AP, Amity Innovation Incubation, SheLeadsTech by Facebook, Wommenator, CWEHUB, Empower acceleration programs. Amrutha was awarded “Women Entrepreneur of the year 2018” by Delhi Management Association, “Techpreneur of the year 2019” by WEFT.
Professor Co-Innovation at IIIT Hyderabad
Former CIO of Telangana State Innovation Cell
Former Chair of ACM Hyderabad
Mr. Ramesh Loganathan is the former CIO of TS Innovation Cell and Professor Co-Innovation at IIIT Hyderabad. Having spent 25 years in the field of R&D, Mr. Loganathan moved full-time into academics. At IIIT-Hyderabad now, he is helping start and grow the Technology Transfer Office, Co-Innovation Labs, Entrepreneur on Residence program and the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has formerly been Center Head and VP of Progress Software's Hyderabad Lab which went on to win various national awards.
CEO and Founder at Clensta
Dr. Puneet Gupta is an IIM Calcutta Alumnus and a reciepient of various awards such as
National Entrepreneurship Award by MSDE, Govt of India 2019
Business World Young Entrepreneur Award
TiE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Through Clensta, he envisions to providing innovative and easy solutions for day to day health and hygiene-related problems while aiming to reduce the ever-increasing problem of water shortage. Dr. Gupta has saved nearly 6 million litres of water by introducing Waterless Technology solutions. He specialises in Corporate Startegy & Development, Deal Structuring and Contract Negotians, delivering mission critical results amongst various other specialities.