Speaker/Participants WEF-Chennai, 2018

K. Pandiarajan

Honb’le Minister for Tamil Official Language & Tamil Culture, India

Nawabzada Mohammed Asif Ali

Founder Trustee of ‘Arcot Foundation’
India

Padmashree Lalgudi GJR Krishnan

Carnatic Violinist, Vocalist & Composer
India

B. SANTHANAM

President, Flat Glass – South Asia, Malaysia & Egypt, India

Khushbu Sundar

Actor & Producer
India

Sabitha Natraj

General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Chennai,India

Resul Pookutty

Oscar-Awardee Indian Film Sound Designer
India

Sashi Kumar

Chairman , Asian College of Journalism
India

Vivek Karunakaran

Indian Fashion Designer
India

Hemalatha M

Scientist Engineer, ISAC-ISRO
India

Deborah Thiagarajan

Founder Director, DakshinaChitra Heritage Museum, Chennai, India

Dr. Chitra Rajan

Owner, Radix lifespaces
India

Padmashree Satyanarayana

Scientist Engineer, URSC-ISRO
Bangalore, India

Dr. Rema Chandramohan

Professor of Pediatrics, Institute of child health, India

Ritu Karidhal

Senior Scientist, Indian Space Research Organisation, Bangalore, India

Dr. Kannan Gireesh

Founder & CEO, Live Life Education Private Limited, India

Dr. Kamala Selvaraj

Obstetrician & Gynecologist
India

Dr.Radha Bhaskar

Vocal Musician, Musicologist & Journalist
India

CK Ranganathan

Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt Ltd., Chennai, India

Anthony Lobo

Consul of Spain & Head of Mission in Chennai, India

Dr. Indumathi Nambi

Professor, IITMadras
India

Dr. R. Madhuri Menon

Dean at the Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health, India

Anuradha Mahesh

Director – Swabodhini School for Special Children , India

Shylaja Chetlur

Actor, Entrepreneur, Film-Maker
India

Dr. Rajini Sriraman Ph. D.

Culture & Change Leader, Pfizer Global Supply, India

Vasanth S Sai

Indian Film Director & Screenwriter
Chennai, India

Jayasree Rajesh

Managing Director, The Lotus
India

Manju Mudit

Director, Skylife
India

Shahin Ansari

Co-Founder, Maalgaadi
Chennai, India

Ruha Siddharth Vaikunth

Western Classical Singer
Dubai UAE

Priyankha Murugesh

FOUNDER, Brooks Hydro Engineering Private Limited, Chennai, India

C. Govinda Krishnan

Founder, Nethrodaya
Chennai, India

Dr. Aarthi Ananthapadmanabhan

Leadership Coach , Psychologist & Educationalist, Chennai, India

Tamilselvi Ramanathan

Home Maker
Chennai, India

Pooja Sitharthan

Entrepreneur
India

B.P. Dakshayani

Group Director(Retd.)
India

Dr. Saraswathi Sankaran

Founder & Chairperson, Deepam Educational, India

Steve Borgia

Creator – Mentor – Developer
India

Dr. Rachel Lydi Levlin

Heads Marketing , the Westin Chennai velachery, India

Venkatraman D

Regional Head ,Vacations Exotica
India

Jacqueline Francis

Co-founder & Group CEO , AJA EQS Certification & AJA Group, Malaysia

Silvia Tallonrodriguez

Senior Brand Director,Reebok
India

Dr. Geeta Madhavan

Lawyer & Professor
India

Kalyan Swaminathan

Director (Service Business) , Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd, India

Raj Maity

VP & Head (BU – Vacations Exotica)
India

Anubha Sinha

MD, Ultra Rays 3D Technologies Private Ltd , India

Vidya Gajapathi Raju Singh

Co Founder. Sumyog Wedding Planning
India

Rekha Rangaraj

Co-Founder of Sumyog Wedding Planners
India

Dr. Malika Nanda

Vice President at Swarnabhoomi Academic Institutions, India

Beena Unnikrishnan

CEO, Iris Green Films PVT Ltd
India

Dr. Sethuraman V

Dermatologist
India

Shivkumar Eashwaran

Hon.Consul Republic of Armenia in Chennai
India

Chaitanya Rao

Designer
India

Vimala Britto

Founder, Seek Foundation
India

Vikram Cotah

COO – GRT Hotels & Resorts
India

Shraddha Shashidhar

Miss Diva – 2017
India

Priya Vishwanathan

Corporate Manager Business Process-South Region, Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces
India

Alakananda Das

Social entrepreneur
India

Dr. Selvi Radhakrishna

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
India

Dr. Usha Sriram

Founder, Diwwaaas
India

Dr. K.R. Malathi

Founder CEO, Auuro
India

Amar Prasad Reddy

Director – General, National Cyber Safety & Security Standards, India

Kamala Subramaniam

CEO, Skill Techno
India

Dr. Deepa Senthil Nathan

Associate Medical Director, RAMANA ENT CENTRE, RA Puram, Chennai, India

Manveen Chaddha

Educator
India

Shanthi Naresh

Careers Business Leader, Mercer India
India

Ilona De Groot

Marketing manager , Paques
India

Neerja Malik

Cancer Counsellor & Inspirational Speaker
India

Mrithylesh D

Budding Magician
India

Dr. Srimathy Kesan

Ceo , Space Kidz India
India

Sriram V. Ayer

Founder, Nalandaway Foundation & Ashoka Fellow, India

Rajendran Dandapani

Business Solutions Evangelist at Zoho Corporation, India

Shravan Kumaran & Sanjay Kumaran

Youngest Mobile Application Programmers
India

Dr. Prithika Chary

Neurologist , Kauvery Hospital
Chennai, India

Breeze Tripathi

Dy.Director M.P.& C.G, Indian Knowledge Corporation, Madhya Pradesh, India

Vanitha Mohan

Chairman, Pricol Limited
Chennai, India

Saraswathi Narayanaswamy

Honorary Director , Balavidyalaya
Chennai, India

Nritya Pillai

Director, Rajarathnalaya Bharatha Kalai Koodam, India

Gita Kumudha Jayakumar

Master Trainer
India

Latha Srinivasan

Deputy Executive Editor, NewsX iTV Network, India

Jamuna Ramajeyam

Trainer
India

Mubeen Irshad

Director , Story Carpet
India

Nandita Pandey

Personal Branding Coach, Prismatic Consulting, India

Alifia Hussain

CEO Bread & spread
India

Mamta Jain

Founder, Samposhan
India

Maushumi Thakurta Nag

Head Admin, Maushumis Wellness
India

Namrata Dhingra

Author of Digital Culture & Executive President, BOPIO, UK

Lakshmi Ravikumar

CEO, Lara Media
India

Senthamarai Gokulakrishnan

CO-Founder, Betamonks Technology Factory Private Limited, India

Usha S

Business Owner Archway Associates
India

Divya Shetty

CEO, Plantcil
India

Rashmi Shetty

Director ,The Third Eye
India

Yamuna Nadhamuni

Editor
India

Vanathi NM

Marketing Consultant
India

Sharmila J

Cost Accountant
India

Gousia A S

Freelance Trainer, Facilitator, Entrepreneur, India

Kshatriya Nagareddy

Landscape Designer
India

Sudha Rajeswari.N

Freelance Trainer- Soft Skill
India

Kamakshi Ganesan

Auromira Healing & Training
India

Ekta Surana

Founder , Redefine Image
India

Varsha Subash

Behavioural Trainer & Success Coach
India

Shubashree G

GM , Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga Foundation, India

Jagadeeswari Parthiban

Doctorate, Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
India

Dr. Suchitra Kaul Misra

Director, Puravankara Ltd.
India

Indu Jayakumar

President/CEO, LocalBizNetwork, LLC
USA

Susan Jacob

Corporate Training Consultant
India

Divya. S

Founder & Director, Metamorphose Training Academy, India

Asma Jalal

Educator & Co founder, Knowledge Academy School, India

Banumathi Mohan

Entrepreneur
India

Jenny Modi

COO, Mtandt Group
India

Bhargavi Ramachandran

ICF Associate Certified Coach
India

Kirthi Jayakumar

Founder / CEO , The Red Elephant Foundation, India

Kavya Menon

Trustee , AWARE India Trust
India

Nalini Popat

Chairperson, ALL Bangalore Poetry Chapter
India

Sreedevi Unni

Mohiniyattam Danseuse & Cine artist
India

Indu Jain Jhunjhunwala

Professor, Girls College
India

Uma Aravind

Managing Partner, Innovasphere Infotech
India

Jayalakshmi Thirugnanam

Founder – Open Mindz
India

Dr. Aruna Wadkar

Founder & CEO – HETS
India

Sagarikka Sivakumar

Author, My Unskooled Year
India

Celia Pillai

Founder, Creativiti
India

Alka Batra

Managing Director, Aegis Jobs Pvt. Ltd
India

Rakhi Agarwal

Associate Professor, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, India

Latha Ramakrishnan

Propritrex
India

Shazia Quaiser

Founder, Revival Services
India

Roli Misra

Founder, Nav Chetana Consultants
India

Jhelum Ratna

Producer & Director, Colage Communication
India

Vinayambika Kidiyur Rao

Vice President, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India

Sarada Priya

Consultant – Trainer, Oracle Corporation
India

Bharti Jain

Engineering Manager, Ministry of Railways
India

Bindu Sathyajith

Managing Director, Polycolors International
India

Karthika Nair

Founder, Karthika’s Professional Beauty Clinic, India

Mridula Chhetri

Founder, Inmovidu Tech Pvt Ltd
India

Madhu Joshi

Partner & CMO, DrumUp Media
India

Priya Sivadas

Training for you founder, Frankfinn
India

Tiffany Brar

Founder, Jyothirgamaya Foundation
India

Vidyun Goel

Founder Director, The Toy Bank
India

Payal Rajankar

Chef
India

Sandhya Rao

Founder , Wikiwear
India

Dr. R.J. Kalpana

Founder-Director, Athena Consultancy
Tamil Nadu, India

Seetha Lakshmi

CEO, Puppet Media
Kerala, India

Kaadambari

Vice President & Director, India Bound Org
Delhi, India

Raichel Angeline Lydia

Heads Marketing, Westin Chennai Velachery
Tamil Nadu, India

Madhumitha Venkataraman

Diversity & Inclusion Evangelist
Chennai, India

Monika Vijay Verma

Writer/ Editor & JFH ambassador
Odisha, India

Sunila Prabhu

Trainer
Karnataka, India

Rinnku G

Chief People Farmer, Rightwaay Talent Consulting LLP, Karnataka, India

Mamta Fomra

Designer & Creative Head, Brand Mamta Fomra, Tamil Nadu, India

Bindhya Ramji

Business Manager, Atos
Tamil Nadu, India

Sekar Viswanathan

Founder of Viswajayam Foundation, Chennai, India

Jai Aswani

Co founder , B2W
Chennai, India

Meenal S Jaiswal

Health Crusader, Healthy Wealthy & Wise, Saukhya, India

Pooja Mittal

Director, Atujaa Healing Pvt. Ltd
Haryana, India

Raakhee Vijay

Career Coach & Corporate Trainer
Kerala, India

Romaine San Francesco

Chairperson-Environment (Goa Chapter), All Ladies League India, India

Naznin M.A. Chimthanawala

Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist
Maharashtra, India

Vibha Chopra

Founder, A Walk To Wisdom
Gujarat, India

Sriram N.G.

Student, International Institute of Information Technology, Tamil Nadu, India

Raina Khatri Tandon

Motivational Trainer, Soft Skills Corporate Trainer, Maharashtra, India

Dr.Maria Josephine

Founder & Director, Maria Special Education Services, Tamil Nadu, India

Anu Krishna

Founder, Word Weave, Karnataka
India

Leena Chhabra

Managing Director, Inner Voice Juvenile Assiciation, Punjab, India

Haseena Naji

Research Scholar, Department of English Studies, Kerala, India

Niharika Gautam

Chairperson ALL Ladies League – Delhi Chapter for Lifestyle, Fashion & Design , Delhi, India

Tinat Atifa Masood

Writer, Poet, Socio-political Activist
Assam, India

Shaheen Hussain

Founder & President, Char & Rural Development Society, Assam, India

Ishita Das

Founder & Director, The Silk Concept
New Delhi, India

Archna Gupta

Regional Patiengt Experience Head
Karnataka, India

Abirami Vivek

Founder Director, Magnet Minds Preschool
Tamil Nadu, India

Rashmi Verma

Assistant Professor, Noida International University, Rajasthan, India

Poornima Janakiram

Aries Art, Proprietor
Karnataka, India

Shivani

Journalist, Times of India
Tamil Nadu, India

Krithika Ram

Program Manager-India, WEConnect International, Delhi, India

Aiswarya Aanand

Student, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Manisha Panghal

Student, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Adil Saghir

CEO, MedTourEasy
Delhi, India

Ashmon MC

Core Team Member, Shaastra
Tamil Nadu, India

Fharzana Siraj

Founder, Orange Ray
Tamil Nadu, India

Akshaya S Kumar

Student, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tamil Nadu, India

Ruchi Pritam

Lawyer & Author
Tamil Nadu, India

Swapna Sundar

CEO, IP Dome
Tamil Nadu, India

Rachita Nishant Rathor

Teacher & Cook
Chennai, India

Kavya Tadakaluri

Business Development & Marketing Head, Splenduraa Kuchen Pvt Ltd, Tamil Nadu, India

Kanagalakshmi Tamilselvam

Karate Coach
Tamil Nadu, India

Dr Vasantha Gowri

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Aadithya Eye Care, Tamil Nadu, India

M. Padmavathi

Founder, LatentSTEPS
Tamil Nadu, India

Savithri Ravichandran

Consultant
Tamil Nadu, India

Ambujavalli N

Story Teller, Trainer & Public Speaker, Tamil Nadu, India

Ranjana Ramakrishnan

India

Dr. Jayanthy Ravindran

Managing Director, Tamira Aesthetic Healthcare & lifestyle Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India

Uday Dhanda

Marketing Consultant
India

Ritu Chawla Mathur

Managing Partner, Prognosis Global Consulting, India

Dr. Kuiljeit Uppaal

Image Scientist & CEO – Krea
India

Shiny Surendran

India

Rashmi Rajeev

India

Gurpreet Kaur Chadha

Caterer
India

Niyati J Chandarana

Event Organizer
Chennai, India

Sakina Ansari

Founder, Maalgaadi
India

Ritesh Mathur

Vice President, Teamlease Services Limited
India

Seetha S

Director,Space Science Programme Office ISRO, India

Narmada Veni

Founder,Krish Event Management
India

Dr. Lakshmi Swaminathan

DNB PEDIATRICS & NEONATOLOGY
India

Nina Reddy

Joint Managing Director, Hotel Savera
India

Divanshu Kumar

Founder & CEO, Involve Learning Solutions
India

Priamvada Viswanathan

Chief Commercial Manager/Southern Railway, India

Gina Joseph

Founder & Chief Designer, Zola india
India

Preetha S

Managing Partner, DISSHA Consultants
India

Raaghav Ranganathan

Actor, Writer, Director, Music Director, Dancer, Tamil Nadu, India

Karan Ravishankar

Sports Entrepreneur
India

Meenu Subbiah

Jewelry Designer
India

M. Geethamani

Expressive Arts Therapist, Freelancer
India

Geetha Bhascker

Teacher, IBDP-JGS
Telangana, India

Sunayana

Admin & Communications Manager, Society of Women Engineers, Tamil Nadu, India

Bharathi Raviprakash

Managing Partner, Studio Tara
India

Devika Parashar

Business & Content Lead, Indi.com
India

Aditya S

Senior Consultant, TVS Next
India

Justin Vijay Jesudas

Swimmer & Rifle shooter
India

Nishant Rathore

Chartered Accountant, Heading Finance, TVS Infotech, India

Uttam Rao

Director, Sevadal.com
Telangana, India

Sagarika Ganeshyam

Dancer, Choreographer, Fitness instructor, Tamil Nadu, India

Nidhya Guhan

Correspondent, AVM Matriculation Higher Secondary School, India

Vidya Muralidharan

Human Resource Professional
India

Vaikunth Ramasubramanian

Business Man
India

Sharaan Sakthi

Drummer
India

Kaveri Lalchand

Owner, Coastal Designer
India

Somdev Kishore Devvarman

Former Indian Tennis player
India

L.Harikumar

Senior Vice President,Axis Bank, Chennai
Chennai, India

Mathew Chaco

COO, MFar Hospitality
India

Brij Chopra

Managing Trustee, Protsahan Charitable Trust Karnatka, India

K Shruthy

BE, Vestige
Tamil Nadu, India

Renuka Gunasekaran

Founder, Clover Thoughts
Tamil Nadu, India

Tasneem

Proprietrix, H&H Consulting
Tamil Nadu, India

Y.G. Parthasarathy

Dean & Director, Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Group of Schools,Chennai, India

Dr. Shantana Saikia

Associate Professor of English, Bahona College Jorhat, India

Vasantha Vaikunth

Acclaimed Dancer
India

Padmini Venkataraman

CEO, Global Fin-Tech Connect
Singapore, India

G Nithya

Founder & CEO, Greenwrap
Tamil Nadu, India

Madhavan Nambiar

Chairman to the Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Kerala, India

Thilagavathi

CEO, Angi Clothing
India

Dr Sharmila

Managing Director, SEHPL
Tamil Nadu, India

Priyanka B

Psychologist, Leadership Coach & Founder, Reach Beyond, Tamil Nadu, India

Razia Hararwala

Teacher
Tamil Nadu, India

Sandhya Rao

CEO
Karnataka , India

Dr. K. Abdul Ghani

Founder & Chairman, Youthinc International Foundation, India

Kavitha K Shenoi

Founder, AIM for Business
India