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Dr. V K Singh

Managing Director
InnovatioCuris

Dr. V K Singh superannuated as Surgeon R Admiral from Indian Navy after 37 years in national & international assignments. He has degree of MBBS, Masters in Hospital Administration, Diplomate National Board in Hospital and Health Care Management, Fellow of Academy of Hospital Administration (AHA) and M Phil. He was awarded the Distinguished Services Medal for services to Zambia by the President of India and commendation by Zambia. He had been deputy chief medical officer of United Nations, visited/served in 42 countries, adjunct professor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT) Zaragoza, Spain, Director of Healthcare Asia for Lean Healthcare Excellence-Simpler, Chairman Board- Indian Society of Health Professionals, and consultant of National Disaster Management Authority. He was president of AHA, founder director of International Institute of Health Management Research, Adjunct research Professor- International Health Innovation Centre, Ivey School of Business, Canada, Chairman, Health Care Division of Quality Council of India. Developed European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model for Healthcare in India released by Union Health Minister.

Presently, Managing Director-InnovatioCuris and Chairman InnovatioCuris Foundation of Healthcre and Excellence (ICFHE) and Adjunct Professor-World Health Innovation Network, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Canada. He is also an Honorary Professor at Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquaire University, Australia. Visiting professor of Indian Institute Management and Indian Institute of Technology. He has also authored three books “Innovations in Healthcare Management: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Solutions” published in USA, 2015 which has been awarded Shingo Award of Repute in 2018 and has a special India edition adopted by reputed Management schools and another book published on “Planning and designing healthcare facilities – A lean innovative evidence based approach”, published in USA. He has co-authored third book ”Climatic Changes and Epidemiological Hotspots”, published in USA in 2022.

Dr. Tavpritesh Sethi

Associate Professor (CB)
IIIT Delhi

Dr. Tavpritesh Sethi is a physician-scientist and Associate Professor of Computational Biology at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, India and a fellow of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Over the past two years, he has been a visiting faculty member at Stanford University, School of Medicine from February 2017 to January 2019. He received his M.B.B.S from Government Medical College, Amritsar and PhD from CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi, India. Dr. Sethi specializes in improving outcomes in neonatal, child and maternal health by bridging medicine and artificial intelligence. His research is focused on development and deployment of machine-learning based solutions to enable decisions and policy in pressing healthcare questions such as antimicrobial resistance, sepsis and health inequalities in intensive care and public health settings. He has authored over 20 research articles and has been a recipient of MIT-TR35 India Innovators under 35, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Early Career Award. He is an editorial board member of PLOS One, Systems Medicine and Journal of Genetics. Dr. Sethi is a member of the European Association of Systems Medicine and leads the Australasia region for International Association of Systems and Networks Medicine (IASyM).

Ms. Shipra Mishra

CEO & MD
Delhi Research Implementation and Innovation

Shipra is the CEO & MD, DRIIV (Delhi Research Implementation and Innovation), an initiative of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India. She has a B.Tech. degree from I.I.T. Kanpur (2002) in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad (2004). She has 18+ years of management and leadership experience in Fortune 500 companies (such as GE, Lloyds Bank) in UK, where her diverse roles included Relationship Management with large institutional clients in financial services industry, Government Relations, and Regulatory liaison with Central Banks in Europe. She has won several accolades in her career, including recognition for her work on advising the UK Government on the housing related policies that led to the revival of the housing market after the credit crunch of 2008-12. Shipra also has entrepreneurial experience by virtue of being the co-founder of Kabeela.life Ventures, an innovation ecosystem for bringing together investors, corporates and growth stage ventures for cross-border commercialization.

Dr. Vijay Agarwal

President
CAHO

Dr. Vijay Agarwal is currently the President of Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organization (CAHO) and Advisor to Max Healthcare focused on Quality & Business Excellence. He is an Advisor to Global Association of Physician of Indian Origin. Over the last four decades he has played a key role in making an impact in improving the state of Healthcare in India. He played an anchor role in driving national programs such as Pulse Polio Program and introducing Centralized Waste Management Scheme in Delhi. These programs have had far-reaching impact. He has been the chairman of Nursing Home Forum of Delhi for ten years from 1992 to 2002.

Dr. Agarwal is a graduate and post graduate in pediatrics from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College and continues to leverage his expertise as an excellent organizer, strategist & administrator. He is playing an important role in promoting quality through accreditation in Healthcare.

Dr. Agarwal is the co-chairman of Accreditation Committee of NABH. He has conceived the idea of training quality implementers in the country. The advanced program has been approved by HSSC(Health Sector Skill Council) and has 80 plus professionals who have been trained. Dr Agarwal is the founder President of Society for Child Development. The society works towards vocational training of mentally challenged children and their work has foot prints all over the country. He is a recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award of Maulana Azad Medical College. He also received Lifetime Achievement Award of Indian Medical Association.

Dr. K Madan Gopal

Senior Consultant (health)
NITI Aayog

Dr. K Madan Gopal is a Public Health professional with MBBS, MD qualifications and has been working on issues related to Health Systems Reforms and Strengthening in India for around 30 years. He has worked on a variety of projects across sectors in India and abroad for providing and managing programmatic, technical, and operational areas. During his career span, has held many leadership positions and demanding roles.

Currently working with NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) the apex policy think tank for the Government of India, as Senior Consultant (health) and is contributing to various health sector transformative programs

Dr. Jaanus Pikani

Chairman
ScanBalt & Tartu Biotechnology Park

Dr. Jaanus Pikani has been a practicing surgeon in head and neck oncology, hospital manager of National Cancer Centre and Tartu University Hospitals (www.kliinikum.ee). He was secretary-general of the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and the chief of staff of the President of Estonia.

Dr. Pikani has been an active member of the team that orchestrated the transition of Estonian health care from the Soviet-type system to the most cost-efficient health care system globally recognized by the World Bank. Dr. Pikani was among the initiators and architects of the Estonian Genome Project (www.geenivaramu.ee/en), a globally unique population-based health and genome databank of 50,000 participants or 5% of Estonian population as of now.

Currently Jaanus is an entrepreneur and consultant in health care, medical technology, and technology infrastructure companies. Dr. Jaanus Pikani is the chairman of the Tartu Biotechnology Park (www.biopark.ee) and board member of a number of life science and health care companies. He is also chairman of ScanBalt, a biotech meta-cluster organization in ScanBalt BioRegion, composed of the health and bio-economy communities in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Northern Germany, Northern Netherlands and North-Western Russia with more than 60 universities and over 3000 companies active in the region (www.scanbalt.org).

Dr. Sujoy Kar

Chief Medical Information Officer & Vice President
Apollo Hospitals

Chief Medical Information Officer & Vice President at Apollo Hospitals

Dr. Harsh Mahajan

Founder & Chief Radiologist
Mahajan Imaging

Dr. Harsh Mahajan is an eminent radiologist and a pioneer in the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of India. The national honour of Padma Shri was conferred on him by the government of India in the year 2002, for his contribution to the field of radiology in India. After specializing in Radiology from PGIMER, Chandigarh, he was awarded a Rotary Foundation International Scholarship and went to the world famous M.D Anderson Cancer Hospital at Houston, Texas, USA for a superspecialist fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging in 1987. He did original research in cancer imaging using MRI and published several clinical research papers in leading international medical journals. Despite being offered a permanent job on the faculty of this hospital he preferred to come back to India with a dream of bringing the latest technology of India.

Sachin Gaur

Director Operations
InnovatioCuris

Sachin Gaur is a researcher cum entrepreneur in space of mobile and Internet solutions. He was in top 10 innovators in India under India Innovates Growth Programme 2013 by FICCI. He has founded/invested in multiple ventures in the domain of digital marketing, mobile solutions and Internet of Things. He has a double M.Sc.(tech) in Mobile Security and Cryptography from Aalto University, Finland and University of Tartu, Estonia. He has worked in past with organizations like Adobe, C.E.R.N. and in research at the Aalto University in security related topics.

Also, he has a dozen patents issued/pending in USPTO apart from contributing book chapters in two books on topics of Innovation and Healthcare.

Dr. Rakesh Lodha

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr. Rakesh Lodha from AIIMS

Dr. Vibha Jain

Principal Consultant
Synergy Digitals

Dr. Vibha is a process oriented, outcome focused healthcare professional with a journey spanning over two decades. She has been  been associated with multiple digital healthcare projects including EHR/EMR implementations with focus on CDSS, care protocols and pathways, BCMA, specialty specific EMRs, Radiology Information System and PACS, online tool for HAI tracking, online/digital OPD prescription, home care, integrated platform for Oncology including tumor board, AI in healthcare, digitalization of IVF processes etc. A clinician by qualification, she has been engaged in enabling clinical and business tech platforms with process and digital transformation empowering operational efficiencies for various organizations like ART Fertility, Max Healthcare, Action Balaji etc.

Dr. Vibha has done MBA from Symbiosis International University, post attaining my medical graduate degree from LLRM Medical College, and keen on improving healthcare delivery and outcomes by adopting best practices, healthcare digitalization and adoption of newer technologies like AI/ML and new innovations. She believes in improving adoption, increasing efficiencies, and creating options to have structured data for analysis and research to aide in improving clinical outcomes, standardizing care protocols, facilitating decision support and move towards prescriptive and personalized medicine.

With the changing health care scenario in post covid era, she is currently working as a consultant, contributing her bit towards creating an environment of holistic well being aided by digital healthcare tools and technologies.

Dr. Sunita Chauhan

Director, Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering and Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Monash University
Australia

Sunita CHAUHAN (Ph.D., DIC, Medical Robotics, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK -1999) is a Professor at the Mechanical and Aerospace Dept., Faculty of Engineering; Director of Mechatronics Engineering Program (one of the core Eng. branches at Monash); Chief Investigator of the BmRAS (Biomechatronics, Robotics & Automated Systems) research group at Monash University, Australia.

Her current research interests include three main areas:

Medical/Surgical Robotics (including Computer Assisted and Integrated Surgery, Medical Ultrasound – Imaging, Therapeutic and Surgical ultrasound, Tissue characterization, Image, and Sensor-data processing/fusion/interpretation and the like;

  • Intelligent Diagnostics and Robotics in Infrastructural Healthcare (High-rise Buildings, Railways, Aerospace, Defense/Airforce, Solar farms, etc.);
  • Mechatronics & Automation in Sports Eng.

Chauhan worked as Associate Professor at the Mechatronics and Design Division, School of MAE, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Systems Eng. Dept. at Newcastle University (UK) prior to joining Monash. Other concurrent positions included Focus-group lead for Bio-Design, Bio-Robotics (Robotic Systems addressing aspects of clinical activity) of the Intelligent Devices and Systems, IDEAS Cluster, NTU; Principal Investigator of the BIDS research group at the Robotics Research Center, NTU.

Professor Chauhan received various fellowships and awards notably Hind Rattan Award (Jewel of India, by NRI Soc., c/o Govt. of India, 2015), nominated for Sword of Honor, Mahatma Gandhi Samman (House of Commons London, 2018), IEEE’s Most Inspiring Engineer of the year 2009 based upon her contribution to humanitarian technology, the Public-sector Innovation award (The Entrepreneur challenge, Prime minister office, SG) with her students, ROAR and OAS fellowship awards (professional attachments respectively at Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany and Kings College, London), C™wealth scholarship/fellowship award etc.

She serves on the Board of Directors of Ultrasound Industries Association (USA), nominated – Medical Advisory Board of Global Cancer Technologies (USA); Scientific board of ResearchGate (past), Editorial Board of Int. J. of Biomechatronics and Robotics, Editorial Board of Recent Patents on Medical Imaging, nominated – Editorial board of Springer’s handbook initiative on Medical Robotics, Vice-Chair WIE, SG (past), Geographic Coordinator (Asia)“IIWE, France (past), Judges panel of National Science Challenge, Science and Engineering Fair, National Junior Robotics Competition organized by Science Center and A*STAR, Singapore.

Sunita Chauhan is a member of several prestigious professional organizations, such as senior member-IEEE and its Robotics & Automation Society, life member-IACAS, member of UIA and ISTU & SPIE (past). She had been an invited keynote speaker and expert panel member in various Intl conferences and many scientific and public events, invited to hold special conference sessions, invited for expert IntL review panel of FP7 European grants. Her work caught IntL media attention several times and published in leading newspapers and scientific magazines.

She has supervised national and internationally-funded research projects and is a sole/principal inventor of several patents granted/pending related to her research. Sunita Chauhan delivered more than 50 invited talks and participated in various short courses/workshops conducted by local as well as overseas organizations. She is a reviewer of several international journals and conferences, and participates actively in their program and organizing committees as general chair, specialized session-chair, track-chair, publicity-chair, etc.

Dr. Kamini Khillan

Senior Consultant
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Dr. Kamini Khillan is a blood transfusion specialist. She is working as a senior consultant in blood transfusion services at Sir Ganga Ram hospital. She has also worked as a Quality Manager at Sir Ganga Ram hospital, established Quality Management System (QMS) for accreditation by NABH organization for blood banks and as immunohematology specialist. Also worked under the areas like patient blood management, research on transfusion-related immunomodulation, ABOi kidney transplant titer Standardization.

Dr. Kamini Khillan has thirteen years of experience in blood transfusion medicine services. She has served as a member of the expert panel group for developing pan India Blood Bank Networking and Training the Trainer protocols by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Ms. Upasana Arora

Director
Yashoda Super Speciality Hospitals

Dr. Uma Nambiar

Consultant
IISc Medical school Foundation

Dr. Uma Nambiar is an International Healthcare consultant with considerable understanding of the Indian, African and Sri Lankan Healthcare systems. A trained neurosurgeon and a well experienced hospital administrator, she specialises in strategic planning and implementation, review & design of healthcare policies, plan/ design and commissioning of new hospitals, process standardisation & quality in healthcare system as well as use of information technology in Healthcare.

A passionate believer in Digital Health systems being an enabler of accessible, ethical and affordable Healthcare; she is actively engaged in projects related to Digital Transformation at all levels in the Healthcare ecosystem including capacity building and implementation.

A winner of numerous awards, actively involved in promotion of Digital Health, having chartered an unconventional path for herself in the healthcare domain, she is also an avid traveller, painter and a keen photographer.

She has also mentored many students who are successful leaders in Healthcare Industry today.

Dr. Debleena Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor
Marwadi University

Dr. Debleena Bhattacharya holds a doctoral degree in Environmental Science from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad (India), where a major part of her doctoral research was to perform a comprehensive study based on the treatment of antibiotic residuals in the anaerobic hybrid reactor.

Her major skills are of Wastewater engineering and Treatment and eradication of toxic residues from water bodies (by anaerobic bacteria) which might lead to health issues in the near future.

At present she is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering in MEFGI, Gujarat, India. Prior to joining MEFGI, Dr Debleena Bhattacharya worked in SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions), an NGO based in Ahmedabad, joined as Research Fellow for BIRAC (Biotechnology Industrial Research Assistance Council) and gradually escalated as Project Co-Ordinator for BIRAC-SRISTI PMU,a joint venture of Government of India & NGO apart from being the laboratory Co-ordinator of SRISTI LAB.

Dr. Ravi Gaur

Founder & Director Unipath DRG Specialty Laboratories
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee Unipath Specialty Laboratories Ltd

Dr. Ravi Gaur, MD Pathology, is a qualified Onco pathologist by profession and has 30 years plus experience in the field of Pathology and Health care management. His core competence has always been in Onco Pathology, Immunology and evolving technologies. Dr. Gaur is one of the pioneer pathologist who has changed the trend of pathology practice in India by introducing many advanced assays ( molecular, genomics , sequencing, PCR, FISH, IHC, Flowcytometry, NanoTech and near/ POC assays, Elisa & much more ) , algorithms, equipment’s and Integrated ICT (Information, Communications, Technology) systems, POC ,Health education, home services ,AI in India

He is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Lab Director of Oncquest Laboratories, the largest Molecular and Surgical Onco-Pathology, general pathology and final diagnosis provider in India. Under his expert guidance and leadership, Oncquest Laboratories has become one of the most reputed laboratories in the country with 36 satellite labs and 1500 plus collection centers across India. Oncquest’s R & D unit has done India proud by developing the latest tests in Molecular Diagnostics which are validated for India specific population and at a much lower cost. In this role, Dr. Gaur holds responsibility of complete operations of the company, starting from finalising strategies ,market analysis, project execution ,setting up infrastructure incl IT and technical equipment, HR and skill up-gradation, new technology assessment ,marketing & promotion ,business development, quality & accreditation , client service & logistics ,finances incl profit & loss, and international growth incl clinical trial and education.

Dr. Ravi Gaur has vast experience in setting up Centres of Excellence for advanced diagnostic technologies including wellness , preventive health, basic radiology, health check centers, Multi-speciality polyclinics, IT and Artificial Intelligence-driven platforms for healthcare and setting up innovative & customized healthcare solutions. He works in close collaboration with various pharma companies for their patient support programs and CSR activities. He has set up almost 60 + pathology labs of various sizes across the country with the expertise of being a clinical solution provider with a profit and value.

Dr. Sanjay Sharma

Co - Founder
FootSecure, Yostra Labs

  • Eleven years of being a Podiatric Surgeon, with the lowest number of amputation rates in DFU patients (as per the independent study done by a pharma giant – 2% in comparison to the India average of 19%)
  • Holds a blend of qualifications in Management, Artificial Intelligence, & Health Economics from , Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and World Bank respectively,
  • Entrepreneur, with successful exits in 2 companies and presently investee in 3 companies. Mentor and Advisor for MedTech start up’s through NSRCEL, Stanford Seed, and Ginserv.
  • Inventor with 6 international patents in MedTech and Telemedicine. 112 paper presentations, guest speaker and publications.
  • Felicitated as the “Rising Star” in the Times Healthcare Achievers Awards, instituted by the Times Group and Govt. of Karnataka, in 2019. In 2022, awarded as the “Best Podiatric Surgeon, Karnataka” in Time Group. FootSecure was also awarded as the “Best Podiatry Clinic Chain” by the India Today Group in January 2020.

Bhuvan Srinivasan

Chief Business Officer
Ultrahuman

Chief Business Officer at Ultrahuman

Ms. Khushboo Agarwal

Founder
Zyla Health

Khushboo Aggarwal is a healthcare industry leader and Founder, CEO at Zyla Health, India’s highest-rated personalized care management platform. With a Bachelors of Pharmacy (Hons.) from the prestigious BITS Pilani and MBA from IIM Kozhikode under her belt, she has been deeply focused on evolving the healthcare sector globally.

During her stint at Deloitte Consulting and Monitor Group, Khushboo pioneered the concepts of Value Based Care, by striking outcome based models between leading payers and providers in the US. She also led projects for the launch of billion dollar life saving drugs in Oncology, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity in the US and other markets. Some of her clients from the time include the Ministry of Investment and Planning Vietnam, Anthem, BCBS, Novo Nordisk, Novartis.

Khushboo founded Zyla Health in 2017 to drive Value Based Care in India, to provide a continuum of care for the 1.3Bn Indians that is accountable for their better health outcomes. Zyla Health proudly is the most loved care management platform in India (consistent 4.8+ rating) and serves large insurance companies and corporates who want to keep their policyholders/ employees healthy and out of the hospital. Few clients include Reserve Bank of India, Jindal Steels, Tata Steels, DHL, SIS, COWI, Defsys – many of these being Great Place to Work companies.

Zyla has developed deep tech to build a robust platform that can codify medical knowledge, analyse complex longitudinal data of the user and continuously converse with them to avoid future complications. With AI, NLP & ML we are able to decrypt pictures, voice & video messages, engage in a cognitive conversation with millions of users and address 100,000+ patient queries simultaneously.

Khushboo has been invited as an esteemed speaker at various platforms to shed light on paving the way forward to build the future of healthcare in India. Some of the renowned ones include FICCI Heal 2022, IIA Insurtech roundtable on “Bringing healthcare to insurance through technology”, Startup Innovation Hub at NATHEALTH – Healthcare Federation of India’s 8th Annual Health Summit, Transformation cloud series by ET CIO, 7th IHW Summit, Healthcare Executive’s 4th Annual Thought Leadership Summit by GE and many others.

Dr. Amit Raj

Managing Director
Plexus Cardiac Care

Ms. Brahmajyot Dhillon

Healthcare Analytics Solutions and Delivery Leader
Marsh McLennan

Brahmjyot leads analytics solutions design and delivery of data driven insights for healthcare clients across the globe(barring the US) from the specialized and technical data analytics outfit Mercer Marsh Benefit Analytics. Brahmjyot has been with Marsh McLennan for over 10 years – in previous roles she has led Knowledge Services for Mercer where she was leading the data analytics Centre of Excellence, Sales Enablement and Innovation for the organisation.

Brahmjyot is a Harvard Business School certified leader in Innovation and a certified Big Data and AI leader from Kellogg’s School of Management. Her previous roles include management consulting at Deloitte, London and operations leadership at Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in India. Brahmjyot was recently awarded ‘Healthcare Leader of the Year 2022’ at the Women’s Leadership Awards 2002 by Navi Mumbai Chambers of Business and Industries. Brahmjyot also won the SAP BI and Analytical Leader award in 2019 for a flagship healthcare analytics product.

Through her 19 year career, Brahmjyot has worked across Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Brazil, United Kingdom, Europe and India. Her specialism is data analytics consulting – which include data strategy development, data analytics product design and go-to-market strategy, data analytics operating model design and delivery.

Dr. Oommen John

Fellow
International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI)

Fellow at International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI)

Partha Dey

Founder & CEO
U4RAD

Dr. Hemant Kumar

Visiting faculty
FMS, University of Delhi

Dr HEMANT KUMAR is a medical doctor with an MBA in Health management from the prestigious Faculty of Management Studies – FMS, University of Delhi. In his career of 20+ years Dr Kumar has been associated with the fields of public health and healthcare Information Technology. He has worked in consulting roles with the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health.

He was the Director of Healthcare at Microsoft, India and Director of IT Services at Dell India. He has been associated with FMS as visiting faculty for the MBA Healthcare management program for past 15+ years, where he teaches a variety of subjects related to Hospital management, IT, Healthcare Entrepreneurship and Public Health. Dr Kumar runs his own HealthTech start-up Healthfort.in which works in the area of Personal Health Record Management, Analytics and Preventive Health.

Poonam Bhargava

Director
VNAND - The Learning Academy

Poonam is a Certified Holistic Wellbeing therapist and Mindfulness Coach. She is a member of the International Association of Therapists (IATH). She follows a CBT, REBT, or humanistic approach based on each client’s unique needs. She uses a mind-body connection via talk therapy and incorporates cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based modalities in her work.

Her experience ranges from doing one on one sessions with clients to doing workshops on mental well-being for Embassy staff and KR Mangalam University on an ongoing basis. Her specialization includes anxiety, anger, relationship/family conflicts, self-esteem & life – transitions.

She is an MEd, PMP, Educator, and business development professional with 22 years of experience across diverse education initiatives from pre-primary early education to school, college and corporate education domains. Driven by a passion to be around youth and mentoring them in their initial journey of student life, she created an umbrella approach for all education-related solutions.

Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani

Professor Dean, SNSAH
Jamia Hamdard

Prof. (Dr.) Manju Chhugani is a Versatile leader, researcher and academician in the field of Nursing and Midwifery for three decades. She is certified assessor of NAAC, UGC and NHSRC, Steering group member at state of world’s midwifery 2021, Country contact of Midwifery Today, Board member of Midwives Alliance of Asia, Member of National Task Force of Nurse Practitioner in Midwifery, Executive member of White Ribbon Alliance India, Member of TRG in MoHFW, GoI, Nodal head of Skills Lab and has recently been awarded with prestigious Marie Goubran Agent of Change by ICM.

Dr. Gopichandran Lakshmanan

Associate Professor
College of Nursing, AIIMS

Mr. Devdatta Puntambekar

Founder & CEO
Sattvarise Technologies

Born and brought up in Pune, Devdatta is an entrepreneur and passionate about
building businesses and making a difference. Because of his deep interest in Augmented Reality(AR) and Virtual Reality(VR), he started Sattvarise Technologies in 2014. In 2015, they launched the 1st ever AR app for the tiles industry in India for tiles giant Johnson Tiles. Over the years, the company has built more than 40+ AR-VR solutions for their clients in various sectors which include Manufacturing, Industrial, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Real estate, and Interior design.

As he was continuing his entrepreneurial journey, he got selected for Flame University’s Flame Origins Program along with 7 other entrepreneurs. The program helped him to learn and practice different business aspects, network, and brainstorm with fellow entrepreneurs and mentors. Devdatta’s curiosity and a keen interest in AR and VR, he spotted the next opportunity.

The top 3 markets for AR, and VR are Gaming, Healthcare, and Education. Considering India’s education, there is still a long way to go to give the best technological tools for students to practice. He explored medical education, talked with many doctors and professors, and understood their challenges. After identifying the gap, Devdatta decided to change the course of Medical Education in India. He launched a product called DEFTXR with the idea that medical students can benefit from these 3D technologies to learn and practice the skills needed for their medical proficiency. Also, DEFTXR has a teaching version which helps Professors in imparting knowledge with ease.

He loves to collaborate with people who are joyous and vibrant about life. He has a deep interest in spirituality, quantum physics, sports, and playing strategy board games.

Ms. Achala

Assistant Director
Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India

Dr. Lekha Vishwanath

Principal, Nursing College & Deputy Director, Nursing Service
Amrita Hospital, Faridabad