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2016 Speakers

Carlos Saba

Carlos Saba

Laurence McCahill

Laurence McCahill

Richard Alderson

Richard Alderson

murugavel

Murugavel Janakiraman

hemalatha

Hemalatha Annamalai

Naru-Narayanan

Naru Narayanan

girish

Girish Ramdas

girish

Girish Mathrubootham

Rajeev-Mecheri

Rajeev Mecheri

sureshkalpathi

Suresh Kalpathi

Nagaraja (Naga) Prakasam

Nagaraja (Naga) Prakasam

kumaravel

Kumaravel

Ekta Surana

Ekta Surana

Suhas

Suhas Gopinath

chakravarthy

Chakravarthy

empy

Sriram Sekhar

Gopi Mattel

Gopi Mattel

Vivek Srinivasan

Vivek Srinivasan

Sabin Rodriguez

Sabin Rodriguez

Abhay Kumar

Abhay Kumar

karthik reddy

Karthik Reddy

Satya Prabhakar

Satya Prabhakar

C.K.Ranganathan

Ranganathan

Eisenhower

Eisenhower

Gopal Srinivasan

Gopal Srinivasan

arunjain

Arun Jain

Chandramohan

Ponnuswami

Anand surana

Anand P Surana

Sivakumar Malli

Sivakumar Malli


Agenda - 2016

CII STARTUPRENEURS AGENDA - 2016
8:00 - 9:30 Hrs   :   Registration and Networking
09:30 – 10:30 Hrs   :  Inaugural Session
Mr Anand P Surana, Chairman, CII Startupreneurs & Chief Executive Officer, ICEGEN Computing P Ltd
Mr S N Eisenhower, Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Director – Operations, Saint Gobain Glass India Pvt Ltd
Mr Arun Jain, Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Chairman & Managing Director, Intellect Design Arena Ltd
Mr Gopal Srinivasan, Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Chairman & Managing Director, TVS Capital Funds Ltd
Mr C V Sankar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Department, Government of Tamil nadu
Mr M Ponnuswami, Vice Chairman, CII Chennai Zone & Managing Director, Pure Chemicals Private Limited
10:30 – 11:15 Hrs   :   Speeches from “Heroes of Tamilnadu”
Mr Naru Narayanan, Chairman, Nett 10 Digital Ltd
Mr Girish Mathrubootham, CEO & Founder, Freshdesk Inc
Ms Hemalatha Annamalai, Founder & CEO, Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd
Mr Girish Ramdas, Co-Founder & CEO, Magzter Inc.
Mr Satya Prabhakar, Founder & CEO, Sulekha.com
11:15 - 11:30 Hrs   :  Break
11:30 – 12:00 Hrs   :   Panel Discussion on “Elements of Start-up Eco System”
Mr Rajeev Mecheri, Managing Director, Mecheri Smart Capital Pvt.,Ltd
Mr Suresh Kalpathi, Owner, Kalpathi Investments
Mr Karthik Reddy, Bloom Ventures
12:00 – 12:30 Hrs   :   Presentations on “My Journey”
Mr Suhas Gopinath, Founder, CEO & Chairman, Global INC
Mr C K Kumaravel, Founder, Naturals Salon & Spa
12:30 – 13:00 Hrs   :  Startups Ecosystem in Tier II & Tier III Cities in Tamil Nadu Mr Nagaraj Prakasam, Principal Advisor, Native Lead Foundation
13:00 – 13:30 Hrs   :   Panel Discussion : Meetups for Startups - Communities & Cross Pollination Mr Chakravarthy, Senior Investment Manager, Villgro
Mr Sriram Sekhar, Startup Grind, Chennai
Mr Sabin Rodriguez, Startup Leadership Program, Chennai
Mr Vivek Srinivasan, Founder, Startupsclub Mr Gopi Mattel, Director, Founder Institute, Chennai

13:30 - 14:30 Hrs   :   Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Hrs   :   Parallel Track : Speed Meeting for Selected Startups with Investors
14:30 - 16:00 Hrs   :  Startup Nukkad presents Happy Startup School
A special interactive presentations & workshops by Carlos Saba & Laurence McCahill, from "The Happy Startup School", followed by a series of talks from the founders of the world's first business school that focuses on happiness before profits. They're on a mission to inspire, empower and connect the next generation of entrepreneurs. Expect special guests from the Happy Startup School founders visiting India on a retreat and prepare to be inspired.
Talk Titles  :
- How to be a Happy Startup - Mr Arun Jain, CMD, Intellect Design Arena Ltd
- Why happiness should be your business model - Mr Carlos Saba, Co-Founder, The Happy Startup School, UK
- Building Products that matter - Mr Laurence McCahill, Co-Founder, The Happy Startup School, UK
- DNA of an Entrepreneur - Mr Richard Alderson, Founder, Career Shift, UK
- Bucket list Business Planning - Mr Jack Hubbard, Founder, Dream Valley, UK
- Branding for startups - Ms Ekta Surana, Founder, Redefine Image
+ other speakers from the international startups
16:00 - 16:30 Hrs   :   A Workshop & Panel Discussion : “Heart + Mind = Startupreneurship” by Happy Startup School, UK
16:30 - 16:45 Hrs   :  Break
16:45 - 17:45 Hrs   :   Pitch Contest for People's Choice Award
17:45 - 18:15 Hrs   :   Music
18:15 - 18:45 Hrs   :   Happy Heroes of Tamil Nadu
Prf.Ashwin Mahalingam
Mr Murugavel Janakiraman, CEO, Matrimony.com
Mr Abhay Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director, Strides Shasun
Mr C K Ranganathan, Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu, Founder Chairman, Cavinkare Ltd
Mr M Ponnuswami, Vice Chairman, CII Chennai Zone & Managing Director, Pure Chemicals Private Limited
18:45 - 19:30 Hrs   :   CII Startupreneurs 2016 Awards Ceremony
Mr Anand P Surana, Chairman, CII Startupreneurs & Chief Executive Officer ICEGEN Computing P Ltd
Mr S N Eisenhower, Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Director – Operations Saint Gobain Glass India Pvt Ltd
Mr Arun Jain, Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Chairman & Managing Director Intellect Design Arena Ltd
Mr Gopal Srinivasan, Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Chairman & Managing Director TVS Capital Funds Ltd
Mr T N Manoharan, Chairman, Canara Bank
Mr C V Sankar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries Department, Government of Tamil nadu Mr M Ponnuswami, Vice Chairman, CII Chennai Zone & Managing Director Pure Chemicals Private Limited
19:30 Hrs   :   Dinner ( by invitation only )

Advisory Board

CII Startupreneurs Expo is led by experienced entrepreneurs, investors and senior professionals, who are happy to interact with startupreneurs at the event and subsequently at monthly informal meets.

Gopal Srinivasan

Gopal Srinivasan

Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Chairman & Managing Director, TVS Capital Funds Ltd

Arun Jain

Arun Jain

Chairman & Managing Director, Polaris Financial Technology Ltd

Lakshmi Narayanan

Lakshmi Narayanan

Vice Chairman, Cognizant

Kris Gopalakrishnan

Kris Gopalakrishnan

Immediate past president, CII
Former Executive Vice Chairman, Infosys Ltd

R.Ramaraj

R Ramraj

Senior Advisor, Sequoia Capital India

N.K.Ranganathan

N K Ranganath

Past Chairman, CII Tamil Nadu & Managing Director, Grundfos Pumps India P Ltd

Organizing Team

The Expo is organized by passionate industry volunteers to help young startupreneurs with world class ideas to grow wings to reach heights​.

Ravichandran Purushothaman

Ravichandran Purushothaman

Chairman, CII Chennai Zone & President, Danfoss

S Chandramohan

S Chandramohan

Vice Chairman, CII Chennai Zone & Group CFO, Tafe Ltd

Anand Surana

Anand Surana

Chair, Startupreneurs & Convenor - IT, ITES, Electronics Panel
CEO, ICEGEN Computing P Ltd

V Paramasivam

V Paramasivam

CTO, Synaptris Inc

Sivakumar Malli

Sivakumar Malli

Co-founder, GoldenMile Solutions Inc

M Vennimalai

M Vennimalai

CEO & Managing Director, Aavanor Systems Pvt Ltd

A.Pooventhan

A Pooventhan

Regional Manager - iON, Tata Consultancy Services

A. Elangovan

A Elangovan

Managing Director, Cadgraf Digitals Pvt Ltd., Digiscape Gallery​

Siddharth Ganeriwala

Siddharth Ganeriwala

Co-Chair, Young Indians(Chennai)

Naga

Nagaraja (Naga) Prakasam

Principal Advisor, Native Lead Foundation

Kumaran Mani

Kumaran Mani

CEO, Tenth Planet Technologies Pvt Ltd

Sivarajah Ramanathan

Sivarajah Ramanathan

JMD, Winways Systems Pvt Ltd & President, Nativelead Foundation

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