- Dr. Ashwini Kumar Nanda, Founder and CEO of HPC Links, he has been involved in research and development of high performance computer systems and applications in both India and the US. As the head of TATA CRL, India, he led the development of the Eka system, Asia's fastest supercomputer in 2007, and India's fastest till date. Prior to that, at IBM TJ Watson Research Center, NY, he conceptualized and led the development of Cell processor based system and software technologies for a new line of server product offerings from IBM, and the world's first Petaflop machine, Roadrunner, at Los Alamos National Labs. He also established the shared memory systems group at IBM Research, NY, worked on the Amazon superscalar processor architecture at Texas Instrument, Dallas, and developed parallel computers for India's missile defense systems at Wipro, Bangalore. Dr Nanda was co-General Chair of the International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA-7), served on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. He holds eleven US patents and has published over 50 papers in the area of parallel computer systems and applications. Dr Nanda is a Fellow of IEEE.
Rajat Bhatia, Founder & CEO of Neural Capital, Partner Neural International Partners. He has a combined experience of nearly 30 years in the global financial markets. He has worked in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and India in a wide range of areas which include Derivatives Structuring & Trading, Capital Markets, Alternative Investments, Equity Markets, Fixed Income, Commodity Markets Currencies, Investment Banking, M&A, Strategy Consulting and Academia. He is an alumnus of Columbia University, New York, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He has worked for Citibank Global Asset Management, London, Lehman Brothers, London, Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, Hong Kong, Booz.Allen & Hamilton, Sydney, Citicorp Investment Bank, India, Williams Energy in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Financial Engineering, Florida.
Rajan Gadkari, a very senior Wall Street Quant and Investment Banker specializing in Derivatives Valuations and Risk Management. He was Managing Director at some of the largest Investment Banks and Financial Institutions in New York. He was Managing Director and Global Head of Derivatives Valuation and Risk at Bank of New York Mellon, New York, Managing Director and Global Head of Derivatives and Structured Products at Thomson Reuters Inc., New York, Managing Director and Head of Derivatives and Hard-to-Value MBS products’ Development at JP Morgan, New York, Director, Global Risk Management at Lazard Capital Markets, New York, Director, Corporate Risk Management, Global Foreign Exchange at Merrill Lynch, New York.
Dr. M.P. Rajan, School of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research. Previously he has been an Associate Professor with the Dept. of Mathematics, IIT-Guwahati. He had worked with Goldman Sachs as Quant Analyst.
Dr. Binay Kumar Ray, Manager Counterparty Credit Risk, National Bank of Abu Dhabi.
- Abhijit Biswas, Director and Head of Product Development at Risk Infotech Solutions.
- Anisa Maljee, Ph.D. candidate in Financial Risk Management, University of Durham, UK .
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