Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar
Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar is an established Thought Leader in ‘IoT and Digital Space’ and has been conferred the ‘Digitalist Thought-Leader’ Award in the Internet of Things category at the Digital Transformation Forum by SAP India. He is credited to have continually delivered sustainable revenue growth in the Internet of Things and Smart City initiatives amongst other digital transformation programs in both mature and emerging economies. Currently, as President - Aeris India he is leading the Aeris business in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. Aeris in India is enabling telecom operators and enterprises to jumpstart IoT services through an integrated end-to-end IoT solution that covers key components, such as IoT platform, verticalized applications and a robust IoT ecosystem. Previously, he was Global head of Digital Enterprise Services business of Tech Mahindra. In addition, Dr. Bhatnagar is the chairperson of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - IoT Panel in India, a neutral platform for IoT thought leaders to collaborate and contribute; The member of NASSCOM Smart Cities Task Force; The member of Confederation of Indian Industry - IoT Core Panel; Co-authored the book “Enterprise IoT” along with a team from Bosch and Machina Research, which covers IoT project management frameworks, and the methodology; Member of Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC), Govt. of India for framing Standards and Guidelines for Machine to Machine in India; Member of the Advisory Committee, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra, a UGC initiative for skill development from industry/institutions in India; Mentor for the Anglepaisa - a company to support and crowd fund for start-up; Mentor for iB Hubs, a PAN India startup hub that provides end-to-end assistance to startups.