Dr. Arpan Pal

Distinguished Chief Scientist and Research Area Head, Embedded Devices and Intelligent Systems, Tata Consultancy Services, Kolkata. Expert in Digital Signal Processing, Multimedia Technologies and Wireless Communications. Leading Embedded Devices and Intelligent Systems Research with a team of more than 75 researchers.

Dr. Shahab S Band

Associate Professor of Machine Learning, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Taiwan. Shahab Shamshirband is an associate professor at the National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Taiwan). He received his Ph.D. in computer science. Shahab has been listed among the top 1% of researchers by Thomson Reuters (Web of Science) based on the number of citations earned in the last three years. He has experience as a Postdoc research fellow at the Data and Artificial Intelligence (DART) group in the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He has worked as a PI, Co-PI. Expert and machine learning specialist on various funded projects. He is on the editorial board of journals and has served as Guest Editor for journals. His major academic interests are in Computational Intelligence, Data mining in multidisciplinary fields.

Ms. Anvita Bajpai

Award Winning Innovator, Master Principal Cloud Architect – Innovation Center CE CoE JAPAC, Oracle, Chapter Deputy Director, IIMBAA, Author. During her 16+ years of professional journey with MNCs and Startups, Anvita has built AI-powered solutions across domains, published Research Papers, Patents, business & technology Articles, and three non-technology Books. An awardee of 51 Fabulous Global Smart Cities Leaders 2020, and Women Influencer Innovator of the Year 2021, Anvita Bajpai is an alumna of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. Her last venture, SunvAI, is the recipient of GIPC Award 2020 for IP and Innovation. Anvita has been an invited speaker at leading conferences such as AI Connect 2018, Global IP Convention 2019, India Electronics Week 2020, and recognized as Powerful Indian Women in IP 2021 by World IP Forum.

Dr. Bidyut Patra

Assistant Professor at NIT Rourkela, Sundargarh. He was also VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Reserach Scientist (ERCIM Marie-Curie Fellow), Espoo, Finland.

Mr.Pankaj Bavishi

Sr. Director Engineering, Cloud Data Protection & Resiliency Group, Veritas Technologies. Pankaj has over 20 years of global experience in Storage & Systems Management Software, Virtualization, Cloud, Open Standards and Data Protection Technologies and has been leading engineering for internationally distributed multifunctional teams. Currently, he is Sr. Director Engineering, Cloud Data Protection & Resiliency Group at Veritas Technologies based out of Pune. In the past, he has delivered several enterprise scale software products and built large size teams from ground up as an engineering leader with Dell EMC, IBM and Computer Associates. As a site leader for Dell EMC, Pune, Pankaj was instrumental in enabling external and internal branding, corporate social responsibility community giveback, University connect programs and hiring.