President & Director of Delivery, AGS Transact Technologies
George Trelawney is the President and Director of Delivery at AGS Transact Technologies Ltd. (AGSTTL). He has been associated with AGSTTL since July, 2011 and is at present, spearheading Transit projects like Metro & Bus Automatic Fare Systems and Electronic Toll Collection in addition to the White Label initiative. With a career spanning over 31 years, George’s expertise lies across several fields including IT, banking and outsourcing, payments, ATM cards and ATM switch space. Prior to joining AGS, he led international projects division at Euronet Services Private Limited. George has also been associated with Opus Software Solutions Private Limited, HMA STARware Limited, Dena Bank and State Bank of India.George is a commerce graduate and holds an Associate membership at the Indian Institute of Bankers & Finance (IIBF).
Ajesh has been an integral part of Major Global Semiconductor Companies in India for over 25 years . Ajesh is currently heading Sales and Marketing division of Secure Transaction and Identification of NXP Semiconductors for South West Asia Region and is based out of India. His career graph spans from R&D, Product Design to Product Marketing to Sales and then to Overall General Management in Technology Domain having worked with major semiconductor companies like ST Micro, Conexant, Samsung Semiconductors and now NXP.
As the Managing Director for Giesecke & Devrient India (known as G+D), Deval is responsible for G+D’s business in India & South Asia. G&D develops, produces, and markets products and solutions for payment, secure communication, IO, Cyber Security and identity management. G&D maintains a leading competitive and technological position in these markets and are world leaders in this space. Its clients most notably include central banks and commercial banks, wireless communications providers, enterprise businesses, governments and public bodies.
Mr. Vageesh Raghavendra has 10 years of experience in FIME. He has been managing various strategic and solution delivery roles for International and Domestic card schemes for Testing and Certification projects. He has strong expertise in test plan design, test tool development and certification process for terminal, card and Host system implementation in payment and transport area for various card schemes like RuPay, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, Bancnet, Troy etc. In his solution delivery role, Vageesh has interacted with various Banks, Card vendors, integrators and terminal vendors across the globe. Because of his strong customer focus, it was an apt decision for Vageesh to move into a more challenging role last year and now he is managing business development for India and South east Asia.
Arnab has global experience of over twenty eight years in designing, developing, implementing and operating several transformational, large scale programs in leadership roles across technologies and business domains. As Head - IT SBU at DIMTS (Delhi Integrated Multi Modal Transit System Ltd) he leads the design, development, marketing, implementation, and operations of integrated technology solutions, including VTS and IoT solutions, AFCS and e-ticketing including NCMC, Smart Parking, e-Tolling, e-Governance, Mobile Apps and Big Data Analytics.
Andre Perchthaler is Global Alliances Manager within NXP´s Business Sector Smart Mobility and Retail. Located in Graz at the NXP competence centre for secure identification solutions, he is focusing on strategic alliances with industry stakeholders to develop and deploy smart E2E solutions for transport. Andre gained experience through multiple positions in the software industry and brings broad experience and knowledge in software industry, mobile ecosystem and innovation management.
Klaus Orthofer is Senior Sales Executive PAYMENT at FEIG ELECTRONIC and responsible for global projects using cVEND, FEIG´s contactless payment terminal product family. He has been active in the payment markets for more than 20 years and gained diverse experiences in several top level positions in different companies like Verifone / Hypercom / Thales e-Transactions and Deutsche Telecom AG. Working in the fields of Sales- and Product Management or Business Development, Mr. Orthofer has always been focused on integration of Electronic Payment Terminals for Self-Service solutions, especially Public Transport and Parking.
Director (System, Electrical & Rolling Stock), Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC)
Mr. Prashant Rao is the Director (System, Electrical & Rolling Stock) of Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC). He has over 27 years’ experience in Project Management, Long Distance Railway & Metro Rail Projects, Engineering Design, System Integration, Operations and Contract Management. Mr. Rao has a Bachelors in Engineering & PGDBA (Operations) and is a Member of International Organizations: IEEE(US), IRSE(UK), UITP.
General Manager- Transportation Technology Solution, DIMTS
Alok Sethi is working with DIMTS Ltd. as General Manager- Transportation Technology Solution. He has more than 20 years’ experience in Intelligent Transportation System. Alok has done multiple projects on ITS mainly including deployment of GPS, GIS, PIS, Fare Collection system, Paratransit ITS etc. As part of various consultancy assignments, Alok has been involved with various central ministries, state government, public sector undertakings and World Bank funded projects, like national level vehicle tracking system for MoRTH, ITS for Naya Raipur, TMICC & NUTH for MoUD etc. Alok role essentially in policy designing, procurements strategy, technical architecture, solution/ scheme design etc.
Brijraj is the founder of Ridlr and Traffline. The company is on a mission to improve the way the people commute daily. He founded Ridlr in 2012 to solve the personal pain-point of traffic. Ridlr pivoted to ticketing 3 years back and since then provided solutions for multiple bus and metro agencies. Ridlr provides full-stack automatic fare collection solution accepting cash, closed loop cards and passes for metro and bus agencies. He has completed Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri, USA and BE in Electrical Engineering from Mumbai University. He has almost half of decade of experience working for reputed companies like Qualcomm and Nextwave before starting Ridlr.
AVP- ETC & EMV contactless, National Payments Corporation of India
Denny Thomas has 15 years of diverse experience in field of Product Management, Sales & Distribution of Transit Cards, Credit Cards, Loan Against Securities & Mobiles. He is an experienced manager with skills in leading direct as well as cross-functional teams. Proven ability to launch new markets & products, manage key account relationships, resolving channel conflicts, training and assisting sales team & channel partners.
Head Operations (Roads), L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited
L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&T IDPL) was conceptualized in 1995 as the investment arm of L&T with focus on Infrastructure projects. In December of 2014, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) made a substantial investment in the Company and is the first direct private investment by a Canadian pension fund into an Indian Infrastructure Development company. Muraleemohan has been with the company since May, 2005. He is currently heading Operations in Roads business of the company and is responsible for 15 road projects which connect some of the most economically significant regions of the country. These assets span 7800 lane kilometers and serve 450,000 road users every day. He is responsible for smooth functioning of all the operating SPVs with primary focus on Revenue Assurance and Asset quality. There has been sustained focus towards Electronic Toll Collection and the company is currently doing 30% of its business through cashless modes. All the toll lanes in National Highway projects with the company are ETC enabled and 60,000 FASTags are processed every day. The company runs a 100% automated and system based toll operation employing world class Toll Systems and Software.
Chief General Manager-Finance, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) University of Delhi, a Post Graduate in Commerce, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and having more than 30 years post qualification experience, Mr. Sharma is presently working as Chief General Manager: Finance, Commercial Operations (CO) & International Cooperation with NHAI from 4th December 2017 on deputation. As CGM (Finance) managing the annual budget of NHAI for 2018-19 of Rs.1,12,000 crore and the borrowings of Rs.1,50,000 crore as on date.
Prashant is the co-founder and COO of ValetEZ, a smart parking technology venture based out of Bangalore. Previously, he has been a strategy consultant working with Fortune 500 firms, the world’s leading foundations and the IFC/World Bank Group on innovations and business models focused on the Base of the Pyramid. Prashant has an engineering degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Oxford (UK).