Reimagining US‐India Ties - Investing in Mutual Strengths: The 4th US - India Conference

Conference/Symposium | September 27 | 8:15 a.m.-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, 6th Floor

 All India Management Association, Haas School of Business, Hero Enterprise, The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, The Institute for South Asia Studies

​The All India Management Association (AIMA), in partnership with​ the​ Institute for South Asia Studies and the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at UC Berkeley, and supported by the Consulate General of India in San Francisco and TiE, Silcon Valley, is hosting its 4th US-India Conference ​on September 27, 2019. ​Titled, Reimagining US‐India Ties: Investing in Mutual Strengths, the conference is designed to highlight opportunities for collaboration​ and ​growth available in both the countries.​

​We invite you to join us ​to listen to key speakers from industry and thought leaders from both India and the US​ ​​as well as network with​ ​corporate executives, members of key US- India trade and economic bodies, professionals, academicians and students.

AIMA​ is a non-lobbying, not-for-profit, apex body for management in India with over 30,000 members. AIMA creates numerous national and international platforms to discuss various management and leadership issues aimed at propagation of best practices through numerous foreign collaborations with professional bodies and institutions.

AIMA​ ​is also organising a CEOs Delegation from India on this occasion. It will be led by Sunil Kant Munjal​ (Chairman, AIMA International and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise​); Sanjay Kirloska​r (​President - Designate, AIMA and Chairman & Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Limited​). Other key delegation members from India include ​T V Mohandas Pai​ (​Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services​); ​Preetha Reddy​ (​Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd​); ​Rekha Sethi​ (Director General, All India Management Association​); ​R Mukundan​ (​Managing Director and CEO, Tata Chemicals​); ​Vineet Agarwal​ (​Managing Director, Transport Corporation of India Ltd ​); ​Aditya Ghosh​ (​CEO - India and South Asia, OYO Hotels & Homes​); ​Vikram Chandra​ (​Founder, Editorji Technologies​); ​Shiv Siddhant Kaul​ (​Managing Director, Nicco Engineering Services Ltd​); ​​Pratima Kirloskar​ (​President, Innovations Society​); ​Alok S. Kirloskar​ (​​Managing Director, SPP Pumps Limited​); ​Rama Kirloskar​ (​Managing Director, Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited​); ​Kusum Pai​ (​Founder, KSA Social Action​); ​Pranav Pai​ (​Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4 Capital​); ​Siddarth Pai​ (​Founding Partner and Chief Financial Officer, 3one4 Capital​); ​Nisha Holla​ (​Co-founder and Director of Product, Biomoneta Research)​.

Confirmed speakers from UC Berkeley include Carol Christ (Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley); Henry Chesbrough (Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business); Solomon Darwin (Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley); Ann Harrison (Bank of America Dean and Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley); Thomas Y Lee (Director of Data Science, Fisher Center for Business Analytics, Haas School of Business); and Catherine Wolfram (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration, Haas School of Business)

Confirmed speakers from Silicon Valley include Vas Bhandarkar (CEO & Co‐founder, ScoreData); Stratos Nguyen Davlos (Vice President – AI, IBM Watson Data and AI, IBM); Vineet Gulati (CEO, Payssurance); Ganesh V Iyer (Managing Director, NIO USA and Global CIO, NIO); Kaval Kaur (CFO and Co‐founder, AlertEnterprise Inc); Ambassador Sanjay Panda (Consul General of India, San Francisco); Ashwani Rishi (Executive Vice President, Virtusa Corp); Paul Saffo (Technology Forecaster and Consulting Associate Professor, Stanford University); Soma Velayutham (Head of Industry Business Development and AI Deep Learning, Nvidia)

We are awaiting confirmation from Sachin Desai (Global Vice President and Head of Ericsson AI Accelerator); Charlie Issacs (CTO for Customer Connection, Salesforce); Ro Khanna (Member of the US House of Representatives from California); Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis (Lt. Governor of California); Arun M Kumar (Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India)

Who Should Attend
The conference will bring together at least 300 policy makers, CEOs, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, senior level managers and students to discuss strategies to promote cooperation between the two countries and win in the emerging knowledge economy.

Please click on the links for further information on AGENDA and SPEAKERS.

Registration Details
• Participation in the conference is by "Invitation Only"
• Pre-registration is MUST, as seats are limited
• Participation on first come first basis

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Please note that parking in not always easily available in Berkeley. Take public transportation if possible or arrive early to secure your spot.

  Registration opens August 6. Register online or or by emailing Bijoy Philip at by September 25