DAY – 1 (14 September 2020)

1000 Hrs -1300 Hrs

Inaugural Session

1000 Hrs-1005Hrs

Welcome Address

Mr Sandeep Singh

Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council & Managing Director

Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Pvt Ltd

1005 Hrs-1020 Hrs

Theme Setting

Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII

Chairman, CII India Innovation Summit &

Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures

1020 Hrs-1030 Hrs

Special Address

Dr Omkar Rai

Director General

Software Technology Parks of India

1030 Hrs-1045 Hrs

Keynote Address

Dr E V Ramana Reddy, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary

Department of IT & BT & S&T & Higher Education

Government of Karnataka

1045 Hrs-1100 Hrs

Chief Guest

Dr C N Ashwathnarayan

Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister & Minister for IT&

BT and S&T & Higher Education

  Government of Karnataka

1100 Hrs-1110 Hrs

Closing Remarks

Mr Ramesh Ramadurai

Vice Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council & Managing Director

3M India Ltd

Session Changeover
1130 Hrs-1145 Hrs Short Talk: Resilience and Resurgence Mr Deepak Padaki
Executive Vice President Group Head of Strategy & Chief Risk Officer
Infosys Ltd

1145 hrs-1300 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Innovating for Society 5.0

1145 Hrs-1200 Hrs

Keynote address


Prof K VijayRaghavan

Principal Scientific Adviser

Government of India 

1200 Hrs-1300 Hrs

Panel Discussion Moderated by:


Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII

Chairman, CII India Innovation Summit &

Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures


·        Dr Manish Gupta

Director, Google Research


·        Dr Simon Harrison

Group Strategic Development Director for Global Engineering, Management and Development consultancy Mott MacDonald


·        Dr Shailendra Raj Mehta

President and Director, MICA, Ahmedabad

1700 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Future of Innovation

1700 hrs-1710 Hrs

Short Talk

Mr Ashwin Raman

Lean Leader, GE Aviation Engineering, India

1710Hrs-1800 Hrs

Yi Panel Moderated by


Ms Sangeetha M

Chair, Young Indians Bengaluru Chapter &

Founder &  Chief Executive Officer Forgreen Foods


·        Mr Tirthak Saha

Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer, Trolysis


·        Mr Kumar Bagrodia

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, NeuroLeap


·        Ms Gitanjali Rao

Inventor Tethys


1800 Hrs-1930 Hrs

CII – 3M Young Innovators Challenge Awards 2020

Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII

Chairman, CII India Innovation Summit &

Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures


Mr Ramesh Ramadurai

Vice Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council & Managing Director

3M India Ltd


Innovating & India

Mr Pranjal Sharma

Author, India Automated

1945-2015 Hrs

Digital Happiness

Mr Michiel Boreel

Chief Technical Officer, Sogeti

Close of Day – 1

Day – 2 (15 September 2020)

  1000 Hrs -1300 Hrs

Future of Capital

1000 Hrs-1030 Hrs

The Future of Capital


Mr Arun Maira *

Management Consultant & Former Member, Planning Commission of India

1030 Hrs-1130Hrs

Panel Discussion: Financial Innovation for $5 Trillion Economy

Moderated by


Mr Ajay Nanavati

Chairman (retd.), Syndicate Bank Ltd


·        Mr Manish Sabharwal

Chairman & Co- Founder, Teamlease Services Ltd


·        Mr Sunil Mehta

Non-Executive Chairman, YES Bank Limited

Chairman & Managing Director, SPM Capital Advisers Pvt. Ltd.


·        Mr Pramit Jhaveri

Trustee, Sir Dorabjee Tata Trust


·        Mr Soumitra Bhattacharya

Managing Director, Bosch Ltd &

Regional President, Bosch Group in India

1130 Hrs- 1145 Hrs


1145 Hrs-1215 Hrs

Fireside Chat: Empowering a Billion-Financial Inclusion



Mr Rudramuni B

Vice President & Center Head, DellEMC

·        Ms Rama Bijapurkar

Thought Leader, Author & Advisor, Centre of Inclusive Growth


·        Ms Geeta Goel

Country Director, MSD Foundation

Session Changeover

1215 Hrs-1300 Hrs

Pragmatic Innovation for Growth of MSME

Moderated by


·        Mr Nisheeth Srivastava

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Capgemini


·        Mr Sandeep Maini

Chairman, Maini Group of Companies


·        Mr Nao Murakami

Founder & General Partner, Incubate Fund India


1700 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Rethinking Health and Wellness

1700 Hrs-1745 Hrs

Managing COVID at scale: Challenges, learning & way forward

Dr CN Manjunath


Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research


Mr Manjunatha Kukkuru

Associate Vice President and Principal Research Analyst

Infosys Ltd

1745 Hrs – 1800 Hrs

COVID Survivor speaks

Mr V Ramachandran

1800 Hrs – 1900 Hrs

Decentralizing Healthcare: The role of PHC, CHC and Tertiary Hospitals

Moderated by


Dr Vikram Venkateswaran

Founder & Editor, Healthcare India


·        Dr Ravi Ramaswamy

Director, Phillips Innovation Campus


·        Dr Ashwin Naik

Co – Founder & CEO, Vaatsalya


·        Mr Arvind Sivaramakrishnan

Chief Information Officer, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd


·        Mr Girish Raghavan

Vice President, GE Healthcare India Digital Engineering

1900 Hrs – 1930 Hrs

National Digital Health Mission: Setting up the e-Health infrastructure

Mr Sharad Sharma

Co- Founder, iSPIRT

1930 Hrs – 2000 Hrs

Swasth: Driving ‘Health for All”

Mr Mukesh Bansal

Chief Executive Officer, Cult Fit

Close of Day – 2

Day – 3 (16 September 2020)

1000 Hrs -1300 Hrs

Innovation in Manufacturing

1000 Hrs-1035 Hrs

Digital Revolution & 4I


Prof Dr Boris Otto

Executive Director

Fraunhofer Institute for Software & Systems Engineering

1035 Hrs-1110Hrs

Can Digital & Co Digital coexist

Mr Kees Gerretse

Chief Information Officer & Group Director Information Technology, Tata Steel Europe


1100 Hrs-1120 Hrs


1120 Hrs-1300 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Digital/ IOT/14.0/Automation/ Can India Cope with Change & Accelerate Transformation to Stay Active


Moderated by

Mr Soumyadeep Ganguly

Partner, Mckinsey


·        Mr Guruprasad Mudlapur

Managing Director, Bosch Automotive Electronics


·        Mr Babu Unnikrishnan

Chief Technology Officer, Manufacturing Business Group,

Tata Consultancy Services


·        Mr Manish Kumar Singh

Chief (Automation) and IT Shikhar, Tata Steel


·        Mr Srikanth Sharma

Chief Information Officer, Orora Group

1700 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Innovating in Education

1700 Hrs-1800 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Leveraging Technology in Education


Moderated by

Prof Rishikesh Krishnan

Director, IIM Bangalore


·        Prof. Anant Agarwal

Founder & Chief Executive Officer EdX & Professor, MIT


·        Mr Anurag Behar

Chief Executive Officer, Azim Premji Foundation


·        Mr Shankar Maruwada

Chief Executive Officer, EkStep Foundation

1800 Hrs-1930 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Moving India-Leveraging AI in Education


Moderated by

Mr K R Sanjiv
Chief Technology Officer

Wipro Ltd


·        Mr Vikas Gupta

Managing Director, Wiley India


·        Dr G V Prabhushankar

Professor & Dean, Siddaganga Institute of Technology


·        Mr Thirumala Arohi Mamunooru

Vice President, Infosys Ltd


·        Ms Vasanthi Srinivasan

Professor, Indian Institute of Managamenet, Bangalore

1900 Hrs-1930 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Educating India-removing the digital divide


Moderated by

Mr Suresh Bhagavatula

Professor (Entrepreneurship), Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore


·        Ms Shukla Bose

Founder & CEO, Parikrma Humanity Foundation


·        Ms Sneha Sundaram

Co- Founder, Kutuki


1930 Hrs-2015 Hrs

Innovation in Education

Mr Jamie Anderson

Professor & Organizational Theorist

Close of Day – 3

Day – 4 (17 September 2020)

1000 Hrs -1300 Hrs

Innovation in Retail

1000 Hrs-1100 Hrs

Sectoral Debate – Can digital and local co-exist?


Moderated by

Mr Sudip Mazumder

Senior Leader Digital, L&T Group


·        Ms Uma Talreja

Chief Marketing and Chief Customer Officer, Shoppers Stop


·        Mr Siddharth Prakash

Senior Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research


·        Ms Anne Puvis

Chief Merchandise Officer, Vishal Mega Mart

1100 Hrs-1145 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Disruption by Startups


Moderated by

Mr Avnish Sabharwal

Managing Director, Accenture Ventures & Open Innovation

Accenture in India


·        Mr Rahul Jain

Chief Executive Officer, Increff


·        Mr Aneesh Reddy

Chief Executive Officer, Capillary Technologies


·        Mr Venkat Nott

Chief Executive Officer, Vinculum


·        Mr Sumit Duggal

Co-founder, Signcatch

1145 Hrs-1200 Hrs

E-Commerce-What is up Kirana

Mr Sandeep Sule

Chief Executive Officer, Trade Marketing & Distribution

ITC Limited

1200 Hrs-1300 Hrs

Future of Consumerism- Digital marketing & consumer engagement

Ms Kavita Angre

Chief of Consumer & Marketing Insights




Mr Vineet Ahuja

Managing Director

Accenture in India

Session Changeover

2000 Hrs-2030 Hrs

“Moods & Melodies”

Ms Deepti Navratna

1700 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Innovation in Public Services

1700-1735 Hrs

Israel case study on Agriculture Services

Dr Michal Levy

Senior Deputy Director-General of Agricultural Innovation

Israeli Ministry of Agriculture

1735 Hrs-1810Hrs

Keynote Addrss

Mr Phaninder Reddy, IAS

Principal Secretary

Department of Revenue & Disaster Management &


Government of Tamil Nadu


Special Address

Ms Yewande Akinola

Innovation Lead at Laing O’Rourke

1845–1930 Hrs

Panel Discussion: Innovation in Public Services


Moderated by

Mr V Ravichandar

Chairman, Feedback Consulting


·        Mr Praveen Sood

DGP & IGP, Karnataka Police


·        Mr Aromar Revi

Founding Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)

Session Changeover

2000 Hrs-2030 Hrs

“Moods & Melodies”

Ms Deepti Navratna

2030 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Closing Ceremony

2030 Hrs-2100 Hrs

Closing Ceremony


Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII

Chairman, CII India Innovation Summit &

Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures


Mr Jagadish Shettar

Hon’ble Minister of Large & Medium Scale Industries, Government of Karnataka


Mr Gaurav Gupta, IAS

Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries

Government of Karnataka


Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan

Past President, CII

Chairman, CII India Innovation Summit &

Co-Founder, Infosys & Chairman, Axilor Ventures

Close of 16th India Innovation Summit

* Invited / tentative