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Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Viral B Shah

Viral B. Shah is the Co-Founder and CEO at Julia Computing, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Shah’s experience includes Co-Creator, The Julia Language, Rebooting India, Co-Author, Manager (Financial Inclusion), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Bengaluru, Senior Scientist, Interactive Supercomputing. Waltham, MA. Shah was awarded with Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D Computer Science,UC Santa Barbara and B. Engg.Computer Engineering, PVPPCOE | Padmabhushan Vasantdada Patil College of Engineering. He has received patent for his work on “Methods and apparatus for parallel execution of a process”. He is awarded with James H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software from SIAM and In Recognition of the contribution to support the Wildlife Profession through the Circuitscape software fromSpatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group of The Wildlife Society.

Dr. Sanjeeva Kumar Majumdar

Dr. Sanjeeva Kumar Majumdar is presently with National Research Development Corporation, Delhi as Manager, (IPR and Incubation). Sanjeeva Kumar services at NRDC include Deputy Manager IP, Scientific Officer, Scientific Officer and Consultant – IPR, Intellectual Property Consultancy and Management Division. Sanjeev experience includes Associate Fellow, National Innovation Foundation, Ahmedabad set up by set up by Department of Science and Technology and Research Associate, Indian Council of Medical Research and at NISCAIR-CSIR, AIS Patent Information System. Sanjeeva has obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)Botany/Plant Biology, V.B.S Purvanchal University, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Master of Science (M.Sc.)Botany/Plant Biology, Deendayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University.

Celia Shahnaz

Celia Shahnaz is presently Professor at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology Chair , IEEE SPS Women in Signal Processing Committee, Chair, Liaison of IEEE SPS to IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE WIE History Committee, Founder of SPS, RAS, IAS and SSIT Bangladesh Chapters. Celia has held various positions in IEEE sections like IEEE Educational Activities Board, Faculty Resource Committee, IEEE New Initiative Committee, IEEE WIE Senior Member Elevation Drive, IEEE WIE-IEEE USA Colouring Book Featuring 25 Women Sub-Committee, IEEE WIE WePower Subcommittee, Chair, IEEE WIE Workshops Subcommittee, Women in SIGHT Working Group, Communications Chair, IEEE SIGHT steering Committee, IEEE PES Women in Power (WiP) R10 representative, 2016 IEEE Region 10 WIE Coordinator. Founder and Advisor, WIE AG, IEEE Bangladesh Section, Editorial board member, IET Signal Processing, General Chair, IEEE TENSYMP 2020, SPICSCON 2019, PEEIACON 2019, General Co- Chair, IEEE Region 10 HTC 2017, Founder, TPC Chair, General Chair/Co-chair: IEEE WIECON-ECE 2015-20, TPC Chair, IEEE BECITHCON 2019, RAAIACON 2019

Anand S Athreya

Anand. S. Athreya is presently Chief Development Officer, Juniper Networks, EVP Engineering, San Jose, California, United States. His experiences include EVP Engineering, Chief Development Officer, sunnyvale, ca, usa, VP of Engineering, Branch Services Business Unit, Sunnyvale, CA, Sr. Director of Engineering, Security Products Group, Sunnyvale, CA, Director of Engineering, Internet Products Group, Sunnyvale, CA, Director, Software Engineering, Procket Networks, Milpitas, CA, VP, Engineering, Malibu Networks. El Dorado Hills, CA, AVP, Product Management and Strategy, Tiara Networks, San Jose, CA, Founder, Eliotech, Manager, Software Engineering, Novell, San Jose, CA, Senior Software Engineer, Software Moguls Inc.,Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, Scientific Officer, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Anand S Athreya graduated Advanced Management Program Executive Management from Harvard Business School, Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)Electrical Engineering, Bangalore UniversityMaster of Business Administration (M.B.A.)Hons., National University, Masters in Computer Science and Engineering, Osmania University.

Shailesh Sakri

Shailesh Sakri is presently working as Sr.Manager, DSP Engineering at HARMAN International, Bangalore Urban, Karnataka, India. Shailesh is a results-oriented visionary with a background of working in Consumer Electronics, IoT, and Automotive Embedded system software with 20 years of Industrial experience, ex-Amazon employee and IEEE Senior member. Some of his key achievements include adopting the Audience’s ear Smart chips in Apple, Samsung, LG, Xiomi, OnePlus, etc phones that had the Noise suppression, Acoustic Echo Canceller and Audio Processing features on the chip. During his tenure at Amazon, he lead the audio team in delivering Echo Spot, Echo Show, Echo Show 5, Echo Dot V3 and Echo Dot V4. Echo Dot V3 and V4 are one of the largest sold echo products from Amazon and widely sold multimodal echo device Echo Show devices.
Sakri is experienced Audio Specialist working in the consumer electronics industry. Strong arts and design professional skilled in Linux, Speech and Audio processing Algorithms, Firmware, Device Drivers, and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). He has strong strategic and long-range planning abilities; skilled in setting product and technology strategies in B2C and B2B environments with a unique skillset of technology orientation in enabling business to the company and building a strong team across geographical location. His diverse background covers designing Audio systems, Keyword spotter, Speaker recognition using Machine Learning techniques, quality assurance, customer support, and marketing functions.

Dr Jagadeesha R Bhat

Jagadeesha R Bhat received Ph. D in Computer Science in the area of “Algorithms for Device to Device communication” from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan, M.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering-Digital Electronics & Communication and B. E in Electronics and Communication. Currently, he is Asst. Prof at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad. His area of research includes D2D Communication, Edge computing and Next Generation Networks.
He is a recipient of International graduate scholarship, Taiwan and was nominated for prestigious Commonwealth scholarship (UK) by MHRD, India in 2012. He was an external researcher at Zayed University, United Arab Emirates. In the past, he was conferred with the best paper award at the international conferences VSPICE-2019 (India) and WASN-2018 (Taiwan).
He is also involved with IEEE and ACM. Earlier he was the MDC of IEEE Mangalore subsection and now branch councillor of IIIT Dharwad Student Branch, Execom member of YP Bangalore section. In addition, currently, he is the treasurer of ACM SigMobile (I-Mobile), India.