Former Governor of Nagaland, former Deputy National Security Advisor, former Chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee in the Prime Minister’s Office, India
He is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He has served in executive positions at ICANN, the Internet Society, MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
President and Trustee of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, a 21st century philanthropy advancing AI and data solutions to create a thriving, equitable, and sustainable future for all. A leading voice on equity in a tech-enabled world, Vilas champions individuals and communities as architects, decision makers, and primary stakeholders in shaping our digital future.
Experienced lawyer and leader of public policy projects in the European Commission and in non profit organisations. Lead director for putting in place GDPR, negotiator of the EU-US Privacy Shield and the EU Code of Conduct against Hate Speech and Xenophobia with major Tech companies
Since 2001, she has been engaged in United Nations monitoring processes by publicizing the Declaration of Commitment on HIV and AIDS as a tool to monitor and evaluate the implementation of national policies on sexual and reproductive health
Former UN Secretary Generals Special Advisor and Deputy National Security Advisor to the Government of India
Led programme development and implementation, partnership building and resource mobilization efforts in various positions, including Programme Coordinator (Head of Office in Mozambique and Malawi) in Maputo, Senior Programme Officer with the Division for Treaty Affairs in Vienna leading the Global Programme for the implementation of the Doha Declaration etc
A Strategic financial cyber-leader and advisor for the Israeli Ministry of Finance. Expert in managing cyber security, risk management, cyber security frameworks, technological innovation, and channels development between national and international organizations. Former CISO of MT Bank. Retired lieutenant colonel of the Israeli Defense Forces
Member of National Executive Committee of BJP
Research areas include machine learning, formal verification and cybersecurity. Member of IBM AoT (Academy of Technology), CTO of Citi Cybersecurity Innovation Center. Member of the advisory committee for Computer Science education at the Israeli Ministry of Education
Researcher at Laboratory for the Analysis of Violence (LAV-UERJ), the Institute for Research, Prevention and Studies on Suicide (IPPES), and the Group for Studies and Research in Sociology of Education (UERJ / RJ)
Pradeep was conferred the “National Entrepreneurship Award as the Best Mentor” by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. He is on the Investment Management Committee of the 10,000 crore Fund of Funds set up by the Government of India. Pradeep is the Chief Mentor of Electropreneur Park, Delhi & Bhubaneshwar
Professor at the School of Management at RMIT, Deputy Head of the Centre d'Evaluation de la Performance des Entreprises, Co-founding editors of the Journal of Innovation Management, Deputy Head of the ISPIM Advisory Board
Shri Abhishek Singh is a career Civil Servant with 27 years of experience in governance and policy formulation. He specializes in the use of Technology for improving Governance. In his role as President & CEO, National e-Governance Division and MD&CEO of Digital India Corporation, he leads major Digital India Initiatives including projects in the field of Artificial Intelligence & Emerging Technologies.
Dr. K. Srinath Reddy is the past President of, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and formerly headed the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was appointed as the First Bernard Lown Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in (2009-13) and presently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard (2014-2023).
Advisor and Consultant, Ethics & Compliance. Tech & Data Ethics Researcher
Former Assistant Director at the National Security Council Secretariat in the Prime Minister's Office, India. He is a recipient of the Canberra Fellowship from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. Junior Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission.
Founder and Director of Discerning Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd., India Regional Director for FS-ISAC, a not-for-profit organization that advances cybersecurity and resilience in the global financial system.
Synergia Foundation, a non-partisan think tank helps to augment decision making at a policy level while enriching individual discourse and public dialogue.
Edan Ring is VP of community and social affairs at the Israeli Internet Association (ISOC-IL) and a lecturer on media, communications and social change at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He leads the Israeli Internet Association's public activities to promote Internet safety and security, digital literacy and promoting digital rights and equality for minority groups in Israel. He is also a media and communications scholar and researcher with a special focus on the intersection between technology, protest and social movements.
Senior level Multinational Executive with extensive experience in business leadership and working with Board of Directors, Bankers & Lawyers, Chartered Accountants & Consultants. Established successes in driving enterprise value, growth, globalization and controllership.
Free Software activist and early Internet advocate. Founding Director of the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS). Earlier the CEO of SIFFS. Co-founder and President of InApp Information Technologies; Associated with IEEE, Internet Society (ISOC), ICANN, and the Computer Society of India (CSI). Active in Internet Governance since the 2009 IGF.
Member of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Developmental Paediatrician in New Delhi with special interest in Early Intervention for children with Neurodevelopmental problems.
Founder of Project Africa. A community organizer advocating for the advancement of women in leadership and decision-making in social, economic and political positions. Works for educating, engaging, and encouraging women in Africa in political leadership and International Development.
National Award 2022. UN-India & NIUA Smart Solutions Challenge 2022 Winner. Expert Member, NIUA Advisory Committeeand FICCI Task Force on EPWD. Stanford MBA. Chartered Accountant
Cyber Security Law Consultant. Lecturer in Academic Institutions, Law Enforcement Agencies, IT Industry, and Corporates. Speaker at various conferences related to cyber law. Policy drafting, frameworks & regulations in various aspects of IT Law.
Adjunct professor of Practice, Amrita University
Non Executive Director - Global Reporting Initiative
Chair, National Working Group-9 corresponding to ITU-T Study Group-9 on "Broadband Cable and TV" Developed a Framework for Fairness Assessment of Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning Systems.