Chintan Fafadia is Vice President of Product Management for PCTEL’s Industrial IoT devices and solutions. He has over 17+ years of in the wireless industry, specializing in wireless connectivity, industrial IOT, network test and measurement. At PCTEL, Chintan has played a key role in the development of the company’s 4G and 5G testing solutions over the past decade, serving in a variety of product management and business development roles. He holds an Executive MBA from Robert Smith School of Business and a Master of Science from the University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Guru Prasad AS is a Distinguished Technologist with PhD in Sensors and IoT Systems from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has contributed to science and technology at various capacities across academic and corporate settings with global teams. With more than 40 peer reviewed publications and 30 patents on his name, Dr Prasad is a recipient of “Young Scientist 2009” a national award from MHRD, Govt of India. Dr Prasad’s core expertise lies in providing Innovative Solutions and Business Strategy in the areas of Sensors, Advanced Data Analytics like AI/ML, Internet of Things (IoT) and computational requirements for Automotive, Agriculture, Consumer and Aerospace Applications. Dr Prasad is expertised in Developing Innovation Strategies, Growing Innovation Culture and nurturing corporate ecosystem to develop IP Assets in niche areas aligning to Technical Strategy of Organization. His technical Skills are around Innovation Strategy, Technology Strategy, Sensors and Instrumentation, Digital, Transformation, Data Analytics and AI/ML Adoption etc,. Presently, Dr Prasad is responsible for providing Technical Strategy and Innovation for Sensors and EDGE Computation across global practices of BGSW, Bosch.
Nabeel has six years of experience in the international software industry. He is the Director at SAP America, and he specializes in Strategy and Product Management. Nabeel’s experience has spanned across Product Development, Strategy, Product Management, and Marketing at
SAP and Duke. He is a Duke Alumni and has majored in master’s in Engineering Management.
In his role as a Lead Developer and a Product Manager, Nabeel has innovated solutions that cater to the needs of millions of live customers. He has been a recipient of national and organizational awards like “Top Innovative Minds” and “Excellence at Innovation” for his contributions to the software industry.
At Duke, Nabeel led the strategy wing of Global Women Health Technologies aimed to solve the crisis of Global Public health and to eradicate cervical cancer using technology. In his role, Nabeel helped in raising grants worth millions of dollars and spearheaded the collaborations with Fortune 500 companies to join the Digital Transformation initiative.
Ricardo Buranello has over 16 years of experience in the Technology and IoT Industry. Before joining Telit in 2008, Ricardo worked for big technology companies such as Siemens and Totvs. With Telit, Ricardo held the position of head of Business in Latin America, and in 2017, assumed the role of Global VP for Telit Factory Solutions, driving a significant growth for the business unit.
Currently, Ricardo is SVP of IoT Platforms Business Unit and is engaged in the creation and implementation of Telit’s platforms strategy, which enables some of the biggest companies in the world to deploy IIoT with advanced Edge and Cloud software solutions.
Ricardo graduated from São Paulo Catholic University with a degree in Business Administration. He also has an MBA in Business Economics by FGV-SP and business extension program from NYU – Stern.
With over 2 decades of experience in Business Management, Sales and Marketing, Manish has conceptualized and implemented highly successful ‘Go-to-Market’ strategies & Marketing campaigns. Has also gained a very high level of expertise at building brands and revenue streams from scratch. Manish Pradhan has worked varied sectors (Retail, Media, Ecommerce, Start up, Distribution ) where he had the privilege to lead the most talented and diverse teams, creating amazing customer experiences led him to new horizons of Innovation, technology, retail solutions, design innovation empowering growth.. Currently working with Ingram micro–India Pvt Ltd, where Manish has collaborated with various ISV’s to build IOT solutions to solve serious business challenges. Solutions have been built in the following sector 1. Supply chain & Logistics 2. Facial recognition and AI 3. Smart workplace solution 4. Manufacturing 5. Smart City 6. Mixed Reality