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      Founder Partner,
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      Anjana Vivek

      Founder/Director, VentureBean

      Bala Parthasarthy

      Managing Partner, AngelPrime

      Dr. Ashish Gupta

      Senior Managing Director, Helion Venture Partners

      Dr. Bhaskar Das

      Group CEO, Zee News

      Harish Vaidyanathan

      Director - Evangelism, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd

      Kiranbir Nag

      Principal, Saama Capital India Advisors

      Manish Agarwal

      CEO, Reliance Entertainment (Digital)

      Manish Dalal

      Vice President and Head, VeriSign Asia

      Manu Prasad

      Director - Social Media Strategy GroupM

      Nishant Verman

      Director of Corporate Development

      Prashant Gupta

      Director - New Product Strategist Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd

      Raghu Ramanujam

      Founder and CEO PoolCircle

      Raj Chinai

      Co-Founder and Co-Chair HBS Alumni Angels of India

      Ravi Gururaj

      Chair - Product Council & Member - Executive Council NASSCOM

      Sameer BRij Verma

      Principal Nexus Venture Partners

      Sanjay Ramakrishnan

      President & Country Head Oglivy

      Sanjay Shah

      Managing Director Invensys Skelta

      Shailesh Chitnis

      Vice President of Marketing Compile

      Shekhar Kirani

      Partner Accel Partners

      Shripati Acharya

      Managing Partner AngelPrime

      Soaib Grewal

      Co-Founder and Managing Prtner BOLD

      Shuti Shukla

      Senior Leader & Director Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd

      Sunil Varhadkar

      Busniess Development Director Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd

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      Ravi Narayan

      CEO in Residence

      Gayathri Sharma

      Head - Ecosystem Alliances

      Prasanna Krishnamoorthy

      CTO in Residence

      Abhishek Bajaj

      Marketing & Communications Manager

      Anjali Pillai

      Head of Engagements

      Lakshmi MD

      Administrative Manager

      Ashwin BS

      Head - Corporate Engagements

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