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Mitesh Agarwal
Sales Vice President, Global Key & Lead Accounts, Oracle India

Mitesh Agarwal is the Vice President for Global Key & Lead Accounts for Oracle and is based in Bangalore. Oracle established the Global Key Accounts program as a direct response to customer feedback and the need for more effective account management, to address the complexity brought on by volatile market dynamics including acquisitions, digitization, policy mandates and large transformation projects. Mitesh provides leadership for business, strategy & transformation for these top enterprise customers.

Mitesh’s goal is to establish relationships at vital ranks within the customer organizations, provide strategic direction and engage effectively to make their business successful. Digital transformation coupled with new technology dimensions using AI, Machine Learning, Block Chain, Conversational systems, Cloud, IoT and several new innovations are areas he and his team are chartered to bring forth for your consideration.

Prior to his current role, Mitesh led the Oracle India Sales Consulting organization and was the India Field CTO for Oracle. He was instrumental in driving the company’s Cloud & Digital Strategy agenda, supporting Oracle’s customers and helping them tide through these transitions. He was involved in working across Oracle’s product portfolio of Cloud, Applications, Database, Analytics, Digital & Hardware. He was instrumental in setting up the Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Program in India and has mentored several startups.

He is an astute leader known for his customer first approach and has garnered huge accolades from customers for his business and technology insights. Mitesh graduated from BITS Pilani and has a Masters In Physics and a Mechanical Engineering degree. He honed his leadership chops from the Wharton-SMU and subsequently from the prestigious Global Business Consortium program from London Business School. He loves quizzing and hosting quizzes with some National titles under his belt.

Piyush Gupta
Former founder of Exeros (acquired by IBM). On board of several companies like Waterline, iNDx Lifecare, Sirionlabs

After a 35 year technology career, Piyush now spends his time advising entrepreneurs and technology startups. From 2009-13, Piyush was Vice-President, Product Management at IBM with responsibility for various software product families including Information Integration, Big Data, Database & Warehousing. Piyush came to IBM via the acquisition of Exeros, where he was the founding CEO from 2004-09, growing it from inception through two rounds of financing, delivery of market leading products, acquisition of 20+ Fortune 500 customers, and the sale to IBM. He has raised about $50M in venture funds during his startup career.

 

Prior to Exeros, Piyush was Founder/CEO of Promeria Software, a venture funded vendor of eSourcing software for the procurement of Direct Materials, sold in to Ariba during 2004. Promeria was an offshoot of LiquidPrice.com, a venture funded consumer eCommerce reverse auction site that Piyush founded in 1999 and led as CEO. From 1995-97 Piyush was Vice-President Engineering at Informix Software, with cradle to grave responsibility for several product areas. From 1984-95, Piyush held various technical and management positions at IBM. Piyush started his IBM career at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center and left after delivering the pioneering Enterprise Information Integration product, DataJoiner to the market in 1995. Early in his career, he spent three years developing Real-time Software at Schlumberger Corporation.

 

Piyush serves on the BOD at Sirion Labs and Waterline Data, and the Advisory Boards of Numerify, Cloud Lending, Evolko and WujiTech. Past engagements include Advisor to the Office of the CEO at Infosys, Venture Partner at Helion Ventures, consulting at SAP, BOD at iNDx Lifecare and LinguaNext (exited to Fidel Tech), and Board of Advisors at Bityota (exited to LifeLock), ZafeSoft and SpeeDEV (exited to Kovair). Piyush is an informal advisor and mentor to numerous young entrepreneurs and startup companies. He holds a B.Tech (EE) from IIT Kanpur, a Masters (CS) from UT Austin, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

 

Suchint Majmudar
Partner, Deloitte India

Suchint Majmudar is a transfer pricing partner in Deloitte India.  Suchint has over a decade and a half of transfer pricing experience, specifically in the areas of conceptualizing transfer pricing solutions, value chain structuring, audit defense and advisory assignments.

Suchint’s portfolio includes multinational clients in the services, manufacturing and distribution sectors, in Technology, Consumer Products and Pharma/Biotech. During his career with Arthur Andersen and PwC, Suchint has obtained international transfer pricing expertise in the areas of intangibles, Mutual Agreement Procedures, Uncertain Tax Positions and Advance Pricing Agreements.

Suchint is a member of the community of practitioners in the Africa and Japan corridors and the Life Sciences team in Deloitte. He is engaged with several accelerators and corporate venture capital entities for forging alliances and collaborations with start-ups in technology domains and is piloting the Morning Pitch initiative of Deloitte in India.