Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce

BCIC Innovation Day, 2018

Event Detail

“BCIC Innovation Day” will be a full day event to showcase a number of speaker sessions and panel discussions with very senior leaders from the industry and will be multi-track. The event is intended to showcase breakthrough innovations in our industry today and technological possibilities around us.

The planning for topics and speakers for the event is underway at this moment. The topics will be broadly from the following areas but not limited to:

Block chain | Artificial Intelligence | Data and Cloud | Cyber Security | Smart Conversational Platforms | IOT | Robotics | Payment systems | Immersive Experience (AR/VR)

The speakers are being selected keeping in mind they are the best of the industry and acclaimed professionals and SMEs in their areas. (Please refer to some of the speaker details below).

This event will also include the Awards session for “BCIC Inclusive Innovation Awards 2018” to identify, promote and support early stage Technology Start-ups and Innovators from Karnataka in an Inclusive manner. The target of this award is to identify start-ups and innovators who are still at an early stage and need all the visibility, validation, mentorship and support from the industry. We are also planning to specifically encourage start-ups in the areas of Social Impact, Assistive Technology, Women- led and Student-Led innovations.

This will be a Free event – part of the audience are going to be invited from curated list of organisations and senior and technical roles, especially to GCCs/prominent Product companies/Large service companies, a host of senior representations will be there from start-ups.

Some of the passes will be opened up through public mediums like EventsHigh/Explara and also through targeted channels like “Meetup” and also through Social Media.


Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), under the aegis of its ICT Expert Committee, are hosting an Innovation event – BCIC Innovation Day, on the 14th June, 2018. The theme for this Event will be Start-ups, Innovation and Products.

Main Event Stream
Inaugural Speech Pankajam Sridevi, President, BCIC and Group GM – Operations and Services, ANZ Bank
Keynote Speech Being confirmed
Innovation Science Bhawna Manchanda, Digital Advisor, Microsoft
Getting Real With Immersive Experiences Puneet Gupta, CTO, ITC Infotech
The Art & Science of Product Engineering Nitin Garg, Director, Indian School of Management Excellence
Managing Innovation K B Akhilesh, Senior Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Networking Lunch
Recent Innovations in Payment Technology Bhakta Keshavachar, Founder and CTO, EzeTap,
AI in HR – A Game Changer Arjun Pratap, Founder and CEO, EDGE Networks
Disruptive Innovation Cases in Insurance & Wealth Management Vijai Raghunathan, Global Head – Insurance Domain and Advisory Group, Wipro Ltd.
Next Revolution in Fintech with Augmented Intelligence Pramod Singh, Chief Analytics Officer, VP, Data Sciences and Analytics, Yodlee
Networking Tea
BCIC Inclusive Innovation Awards 2018
Breakout Deep Dive Sessions
Human Computer Interaction Chetan Kumar, Co-Founder, Aikaan Systems
How IoT is enhancing Customer experience Sandeep Aggarwal, SVP & Executive Board Member, Head - Engineering R&D Services and Head-Global CoE for IoT, Happiest Minds
The Drone Revolution Dr. Balamurali P, Principal Scientist & Head, TCS Innovation Labs Mahesh Rangarajan, Enterprise Architect, CTO Group, TCS
Match Made with Innovation: Blockchain with AI Sumit Kothiyal, VP, Digital Transformation, Accenture
Networking Lunch
Video streaming on Mobile at Scale and Quality to TV Audience Soumitra Bhattacharya, Director Engineering for Media BU at Akamai Technologies
Telecom 2.0 and OTT Raja N Moorthy, Managing Director, KIRUSA

Event Sponsors


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(Women’s Entrepreneurship)

ISME Management

(Award Sponsor)
(Student Entrepreneurship)

Congnizant Event Sponsor
New Horizon College of Engineering

(Venue Partner)

Enable India

(Award Sponsor)
(Assistive Technology)


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