•Some of the greatest minds from varied businesses shared life-changing ideas at the INK Conference
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New Delhi September 18th 2016: The much-awaited annual INK conference successfully concluded its 7th edition today at the Grand Hyatt in Goa. The conference hosted some of the leading national and international names across various genres. Speakers included CEOs, entrepreneurs, artists, technologists, scientists and visionaries from across the globe. Three days saw inspired and inspiring narration of ideas, achievements and innovation with the evenings providing the perfect opportunity for people to network, exchange notes and interact.
Kaleidoscope – the theme for this year saw a fusion of exponential conversations. Nine themed sessions - Yellow Brick Road, Pink of Health, Green Arrow, Silver Lining, Red Spark, Grey Matter, Golden Age, Chasing Rainbows and White Collective kept audiences enthralled. Topics across disciplines included creativity, health, science, invention, robotics and energy by some of the best minds in their respective businesses.
Speaking on the occasion Lakshmi Pratury Host and CEO INK Talks said, "We are delighted to present our annual conference in Goa this year. Every conference renews our belief that the work we do at INK to provide a platform for current and future game changers is essential to true transformation. We are grateful to all the speakers and INK Fellows for being a part of this year’s conference by sharing insights and advice. We are humbled at being able to repay them with the opportunity to further grow their already fabulous minds through this experience.”
Below is a list of speakers who took the stage at INK 2016.
Co-Founder & CEO Ezetap
Creative Director & Founder Syyn Labs
CEO Niti Aayog
Global President Smart+Connected Communities CISCO
Chief Design officer Godrej Properties
Senior Managing Director New Enterprise Associated India
Chair Bitcoin Foundation
Lead Defense Innivation unit X
Director Innovations & Insights Center SP Jain School of Global management
Co-Founder & CEO Tribogenics
Dali and Finn
Editor WIRED UK Magazine
Co-Founder & Managing Director Capital Float
Founder Connected for Good
Jesko von den Steinen
Senior Advisor Brand Identity at the Venetian Macao Resort
Chef Media personality
Founder and Chairman Freecharge
Founder of Child’s Paly Foundation
Co-Founder & CEO Rubanbridge
Founder Baykeys food
Chairman Bank of Baroda
Composer & Conservationist
Founder & CEO OYO
Founder- Chairperson Arghyam
Founder and Chairman Naukri.com
Founder and CEO Yourstoy
Strategic partnerships development Google India
Singer whistler classical dancer
Thomas John Muthoot
Chairman Muthoot Pappachan group
Our 2016 Fellows also took the stage, speaking across a variety of topics. Aditi Gupta (Entrepreneur), Akshay Nanavati (BlueSky), Anshul Tewari (Social), Avinash Saurabh (Health), Chandan Gomes (Art), Dheeraj Roy (Research), Ere Gowda (Film), Haleem Khan (Dancer), Harshit Agarwal (Tech), Kalyani Khona (Entrepreneur), Kenta Koga (Education), Jennifer Farah Broutin (Food Technology), Keshav Reddy (Entrepreneur), Laura Kriefman (Art), Mahesh Jadav (Social), Neha Bagaria (Entrepreneur), Nirali Kartik (Music), Pallavi Gupta (Social), Pavan Kumar (Tech), Prasenjeet Yadav (Photography), Pratik Shah (Tech), Sameer Seth (Entrepreneur), Sandhya Goli (Sport), Sarvesh Shashi (Health), Sattvik Mishra (Entrepreneur), Shannon Olsson (Science), Suranga Nanayakarra (Research) and Veerappan Swaminathan (Social).
INK is India’s foremost platform for the exchange of cutting-edge ideas and inspiring stories. Known for the annual INK Conference INK Asia INK Salons and programs such as INK Fellows we are a community that accelerates the journeys of game changers.
The INK Conference is an annual celebration of thinkers and doers from diverse walks of life. World’s visionaries – CEOs entrepreneurs artists technologists scientists & more – gather under one roof for a cross-pollination of ideas and chance encounters for the next big breakthrough. Game changers from every walk of life share their stories ideas and perspectives in between 3-18 minutes – an intellectual ‘Mardi Gras’ if you like.