Mr Ashutosh Chadha
Group Director,
Public-Policy and Govt,
Affairs, Microsoft India

Nearly 30 years of National and International Experience in Corporate and Government Affairs, Policy Advocacy, Channel Management and Strategic Planning. Worked closely at very senior levels with stakeholders in the Government, Academia, Industry as well as Multi laterals. Extensive experience in managing and driving programs to drive Corporate Citizenship in areas such as Education, Women Empowerment, Innovation and CSR. Created and led high performance teams across various countries, and successfully Managed and set up new businesses as an Independent Profit Center Head. Handled budgets in the Multi Million Dollar range and teams of over 100 people across remote geographical regions.Frequent invited speaker at various International and National events on issues related to Governance, Corporate Affairs, Public Policy, Trade, Education, CSR, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Technology for Development.Spoken at events hosted by WB, WTO, UNICEF, UNESCO as well as National and International Academic Institutions. Passionate about Education and Entrepreneurship, Government Policy Formulation, CSR and use of Technology for Development. Involved in mentoring start ups, coaching students and executives – certified Level 2 NS-NLP Executive and Corporate Coach.

Mr Deepal Maheshwari
Director, South Asia,

Mr. Maheshwari is a public policy professional with 20 years’ experience across India, ASEAN and China, focusing on Information & Communication Technology, Telecom and Digital Economy. Currently with Symantec and have in the past worked in Microsoft, Sify, MasterCard and HCL.

He interacts with government officials across federal & state governments, regulators, trade associations, media, academic institutes, development sectors and think tanks towards key policy reforms and advocacy by focusing on policy interplay with technological innovation and socio-economic development.

He is an IIT graduate in engineering besides being a law graduate.

Mr Amit Dubey
Deputy Chief Technical Officer,
Tech Mahindra

Mr. Dubey is a renowned National Security Expert and a Crime Investigator on Cyber Forensics and Ethical Hacking to various Investigation Agencies like (NIA, CBI, Punjab Police, STF Lucknow, STF Noida etc.). Some of his expertise includes  Cyber Crime Data Analysis on Social Media, Call Data Record Analysis, Cell Tower Data Analysis, Mobile phone Tracking, Mobile Phone Hacking, Phishing Server and Cyber Attacks, Counter Cyber Attacks, Email Hacking, Email Tracing etc.

He is a regular speaker in various international conferences on Cyber Crimes and Ethical Hacking and Advisory member of various Startup boards and security forums. He is leading the Innovation Programs at Tech Mahindra Ltd. CNN-IBN featured him as National Security Expert and covered few of his cases in a documentary on “Cyber warfare in India”  in 2012.

He has also authored a book named “Return of The Trojan Horse, Tales of Criminal Investigation”, which includes few of his interesting and thrilling crime cases that he has worked and solved successfully.

Mr. Dubey holds 16 years of rich experience in Telecom and Mobile Phone Software Domain with leading telecom MNCs (Samsung, ST Microelectronics, Qualcomm, Tech Mahindra etc.). He holds B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation and M.Tech (Telecom Systems) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and has been awarded at numerous international platforms.


Digital Transformation Evangelist and International SAP Project Recovery Expert

Axel Angeli has a reputation as SAP guru and protagonist for Ultra-Large Distributed Computing System that includes such trends like the Internet of Things, SOA and cloud computer since the 1990ties. Axel Angeli created his own management consultancy Logosworld in 1984 and since then his crew and he himself travel the world to teach and implement computer technology; when he often finds himself in the situation to rescue large SAP and software transformation projects.

Since 2004 Axel Angeli uses his international network to help Indian companies liaising with business partners in Europe; on the reverse he shows European entrepreneurs how to determine opportunities in India, Middle-East, China and Africa by building symbiotic partnerships.

He is now well known as book author and blogger, international conference speaker and mentor for Distributed Computing, the Elastic Computing Cloud and Ultra-large Systems architecture for Enterprises. With his writing, speaking and consulting he helps enterprises to get the best return out of their investment.

Currently he is actively working on a program to enable Indian learning institutes to be able to offer the teaching con tent that is required by nowadays industry and enables students to be a driving part of the Digital Transformation.

Email: [email protected]


Vice President and the Board Member of the Association of Russian Banks (ARB), Deputy Chairman of the Russian Financial and Banking Union (RFBU), Vice Chairman of the Subcommittee on Banking & Finance in the Committee for International Cooperation of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), High Commissioner for Finance & Investment of the Eurasian Economic Cooperation Organization (EECO).

Mr Rashid Shaikh
Senior Manager Etisalat, UAE

Rashid Shaikh is Senior Manager – Sales in SMB department at etisalat. etisalat is a leading telecom company in Middle East & Africa. In 2019, etisalat was awarded the most valued consumer brand in Middle East & Africa. It is also the first & only portfolio brand in MENA to cross the 10 Billion US Dollars.
Rashid has been working with SMB team at etisalat for over 12 years & has seen technology disruption in UAE over the last decade. He is also part of a larger team working towards digital transformation of telco services & digital services that are offered to the SMB community in Dubai & UAE.