Current Speakers

Arvind Subramanian

Visiting lecturer at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India.

Gary Kirsten

International Cricket Coach, Leadership Consultant, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur.

Kabir Khan

Indian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer

Ruma Devi

President, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan, Barmer (Raj.)

Preety Bhandari

Director, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division (SDCD), Asian Development Bank

Keshav Suri

Executive Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group

Ray Goldberg

George M. Moffett Professor of Agriculture and Business, Emeritus - Harvard Business School

Mukesh Aghi

President & CEO of USISPF (US-India Strategic Partnership Forum)

Ishan Gupta

Global Head of Student Operations - Udacity

Amit Midha

President Asia Pacific & Japan I Global Digital Cities Dell Technologies

Abhinav Sinha

Global Chief Operating Officer, OYO Hotels & Homes and Partner, OYO USA

Sandeep Singhal

Co-founder & Managing Director, WestBridge Capital India Advisors Private Limited

Nancy Barry

President, NBA Enterprise Solutions for Poverty

Anuj Maheshwari

Managing Director, Agribusiness, and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa

Santhosh Mathew

Country Lead Social and Public Finance Policy at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gaurav Goel

Founder and CEO, Samagra | Transforming Governance

Shabnam Sinha

Lead Education Specialist, India for the World Bank Group

Hussain Haidry

Hussain Haidry is an Indian spoken word poet, writer and lyricist.

Shamika Ravi

Director of Research at Brookings India and a Senior Fellow of Governance Studies Program

Bhavya Bishnoi

Politician & Vice Chairman, Bhajan Global Impact Foundation

Vivek Maru

Social entrepreneur and human rights activist

Sujatha Rao

Former Union Health Secretary, Government of India.

Mini Mathur

Mini Mathur is an Indian television host, actress and model.

Samar Halarnkar

Reporter, columnist and enthusiastic cook from Bangalore, India

Biju Mathew

Co-Founder and Secretary of the National Taxi Workers Alliance (AFLCIO)

Alok Kumar

Adviser (Health & Nutrition, Financial Resources, and Administration) at the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India)

Kunal Kumar

Joint Secretary and Mission Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.

Dhir Jhingran

Founder Director of Language and Learning Foundation (LLF)

Ajit Sahi

Senior journalist and Human Rights activist

Arif Hussain

Co-founder and Director of Coalition for a Democratic India

Urmitapa Dutta

Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell

Ashutosh Bishnoi

Expert: Consumer Marketing and Financial Service businesses in India

P Sivakami

Indian Administrative Service officer

Vir Das

Stand-up comedian and a Bollywood star


Smart Cities Leader, PwC

Vivek Pandit

Senior Partner, Mckinsey Private Equity & Principal Investors

Abhay Soi

Chairman and MD, Radiant Life Care Private Ltd.

Deeksha Suri

Executive Director The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group