23rd & 24th June 2021 Online, Zoom

About IEF2021

India Education futures is a two day immersive conference that will host key global education ecosystem stakeholders & Business leaders to deliberate and exchange their views on creating India as a knowledge Hub for the world. Through a series of powerful keynotes, 10+ forward looking sessions, and 70+ education industry thought leaders, IEF Conference will discover emerging themes and models across global markets. These Sessions and Panel discussions will focus on Connected education and learning models, emerging technologies trends, Education+Innovation partnerships, and industry expectations on talent on complex consumer markets readiness in India, Asia and beyond. Dedicated to create maximum Impact and value for Education+Tech Industry, at IEF we will also host Key Policy makers, Impact leaders, Venture Capital Investors, Edtech startups, Innovation Evangelists, Non Profits & Foundations to discuss the emerging trends and the role of technology to make systems impactful and future ready.


Policy makers, Educational Heads, Industry leaders, Technology Providers, EdTech Founders, Venture Capitalists, Foundations & Impact Leaders


Powerful Key Notes, Forward looking sessions, Global education Perspective, Latest Technology trends and solutions


Opportunity to engage with Key stakeholders, Decision makers, Futurists, Solution Providers, Investors, and Edtech Founders.


Collaboration and Partnerships with Global education Institutions and technology players to offer future ready solutions for students in India




Trend discussions






Dr Achyuta Samanta

Founder KIIT & KISS Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

Guest Of Honor

Sujeet Kumar

Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha & Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development and Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs

Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu

Member of Lok Sabha, Vice Chairman Lavu Educational Society and Vignan University, Core member of IIT Council, MHRD

Satya Narayanan R

R, Founder and chairman CL Educate

Keynote speaker

Lt Col Yuvraj Malik

Director National Book Trust

Rahul Kapur

Partner, Growth Advisory Grant Thornton Bharat

Speakers at IEF2021

Ashu Agarwal

India Advisor Asia Tech Journal

Karena Belin

CEO & Co-Founder WHub Co-Founder & CFO AngelHub

Abhishek Gupta

Pro Chancellor Jagran Lakecity University

Dr. Anupam Chouksey

Pro-Chancellor LNCT University Secretary LNCT Group of Institutions

Prof (Dr.) Krishna Kant Dave

President (Vice Chancellor) Pacific Academy of Higher Education

Emeritus Prof (Dr.) Devendra Pathak

Vice Chancellor Uttaranchal University, Dehradun

Prof O.R.S. Rao

Vice-Chancellor The ICFAI University,Jharkhand

Victor Gambhir

President/ Vice Chancellor JECRC University

Prof K G Suresh

Vice Chancellor India Advisor, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism

Shadab Mobin

Chief Executive Officer ANDC inStart Foundation

Vikas Singh

Vice Chancellor ITM University Raipur

Abhay Kumar

Vice Chancellor Pratap University Jaipur

Atul Khosla

Founder and Vice Chancellor Shoolini University

Amar Garg

Vice Chancellor Shobhit University

Dr. Shrihari Prakash Honwad

President/Vice Chancellor Sir Padampat Singhania University

Dr. Kamlesh Misra

Vice Chancellor Rishihood University

Kuldeeep Singh

Dean Academics All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Vishal Talwar

Dean & Director BML Munjal University

Debdutta Choudhury

Associate Professor Woxsen University

Dr. Arshad Noor Siddiquee

Professor Jamia Millia Islamia

Abhay Gupta

Founder & CEO Luxury Connect

Dr. Christopher Abraham

CEO & Head - Dubai Campus S P Jain School of Global Management

Aman Dhall

Founder CommsCredible

Manish Chhabra

Director Indian Education Network

Dhruv Nath

Director Lead Angles Network

Apoorv Bamba

Co-Founder & CEO Ingenious Faces

Amit Saxena

Vice President - Education Sparsh Enterprises

Kinshuk Trivedi

Vice President Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutions

Mrinal Barkataky

Advisor Aaqhire.com

Dhruv Gupta

Head Of Operations iTIC Incubator at IITH

Prof. Ramesh Choudhary

Vice Chancellor Venkateshwara Open University

Subhrangshu Neogi

Founding Partner Cbox Advisory

Jitender Panihar

Global Head- People & Culture Moengage

Viiveck Verma

Senior Advisor Govt of Telangana

Rajesh Joshi

CEO AIC, Goa Institute of Management

Ajit Nigam

CEO NIFT Foundation for Design Innovatio

Vikas Sahu

Chief Innovation Officer MALLA REDDY Health City

Mukul Mathur

Group Chief HR Officer SMEs, MSMEs & Startups

Varad Rajan Krishna


Sumeet Verma

CEO & Co-founder Kopy Kitab

Abhishek Ballah

Co-Founder Extraaedge

Alessandro Giuliani

Managing Director SDA Bocconi Asia Centre

Sanjay Padode

President Vijaybhoomi University Chairman of IFIM Institutions

Dr Akhil Shahani

Managing Director The Sahani Group, Mumbai

Dhiraj Gyani

Director Government & Education Engagement Github

Dr. B. Sendilkumar

Dean & Director Health Sciences, Vinayaka Mission’s Research foundation- Deemed to be University, Salem

Prof Ujjwal k Chowdhury

Pro Vice Chancellor ( PR & Media), Adamas University, Kolkata

Jitendra mishra

Director Jaipuria School of Business, Ghaziabad

Dr Saroj Kumar Mahapatra

Director KSOM

Rohit Dhody

VP- HR & Head of Employee Experience (AEX) Fidelity Investments

Megha maggo

Director, People , India Livelike

Somarajan (Soma) P


Nikhil Agarwal

Chief Executive Officer IIT Kanpur FIRST & C3iHub

Mrutyunjay Suar

PhD Director General R&D at KIIT University

Rupak Agarwal

Founder & CEO

Anupam Sorabh

Founder & Product Head Machadalo Education

Hemant Sahal

Founder & CEO CollPoll

Sanjay jangid

Co-Founder & CTO Maekrz Innovation lab

Aastha Grover

Head Startup India Hub, Invest India

Piyush Jhaveri

Director, Faculty of Engineering Pacific University

Biswajoy Chatterjee

Vice Chancellor University of Engineering & Management

Vijetha Shastry

Executive Director Tie Bangalore

Niraj Shukla

Head of HR Rebel foods

Arunima sinha

Lead-Learning & Development Times Internet

Nitin kochhar

B2B Head WhiteHat Jr

Agniwesh Thakur

Lead, Talent & Organisation Human Potential Accenture

Karanvir Singh

Founder & CEO Pariksha

Yehoshua Zlotogorski

Co-founder & CEO Alpe Audio

Gurudev Somani

Director MasterSoft

Ashwin Raguraman

Founding Partner Bharat Innovation Fund

Matthew Henshall

CEO Code4Kids

Niranjan Singh

Founder & Chairman Ira world school & Maharaja institute of management & Technology

Raghav Gupta,

Managing Director India and APAC, Coursera

Prashant Pandey

Country Manager – India Right Management (Manpower Group Co.)

Ms Sahyadri Mohanty

Head HR Travel Boutique Online (TBO)

Prateek Singh

Founder LearnApp.com

Ajeet Khurana

Angel Investors

Girish Shivani

Executive Director and Fund Manager YourNest Venture Capital

Shashank Randev

Founder & VC 100X.VC

Sanjay Nagi

Angel Investors

Navin Honagudi

Managing Director Kae Capital

Deepak Agrawal

AVP Ideaspring Capital

Shiva Shanker

Vice President Ankur Capital Fund

Prakhar Agarwal

COO AngelList India, Founder, Adept Ventures (Micro VC)

Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

President Aeris Communications India

Avin Chakravarthy

Co-founder Asia tech journal

Lt Col Yuvraj Malik

Director, National Book Trust

Gaurav Nigam

HR SVP & Business Head, NIIT

Vikram Gupta

Founder and Managing Partner IvyCap Ventures

Anirudh Motwani

Co- Founder & Business head CollegeSearch


  • Day 01

    23rd June, 2021

  • Day 02

    24th June, 2021

9:30 AM - 9:35 AM
Welcome Address

Manish Chhabra, India Education Network. Founder & CEO

9:35 AM - 9:40 AM
Opening Address New Paradigm of Education

Ashu Agrawal, Asia Tech Journal India Advisor

9:40 AM - 9:50 AM

Karena Belin,Whub & Co-Founder & CFO AngelHub Founder & CEO

9:50 AM - 10:05 AM
Chief Guest

Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha Founder KIIT & KISS

10:05 AM - 10:15 AM
Guest of Honor

Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu, Vice Chairman of Lavu Educational Society and Vignan University, Core member of IIT Council, MHRD Member of Lok Sabha

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM
Guest of Honor

Sujeet Kumar, Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development & Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs Member of Rajya Sabha

10:35 AM - 10:45 AM
Keynote Address

Lt Col Yuvraj Malik, National Book Trust Director

10:45 AM - 10:50 AM
Guest of Honor

Rahul Kapur, Partner, Grant Thornton India & White Paper Release

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Future of Education: Reimagining the landscape for a connected world

Abhishek (Mohan) Gupta Jagran LakeCity University Pro Chancellor

Dr. Anupam Chouksey, Secretary LNCT Group of Institutions Pro-Chancellor LNCT University

Kinshuk Trivedi Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutions Vice President

Prof O.R.S. Rao The ICFAI University, Jharkhand Vice-Chancellor

Victor Gambhir Vice Chancellor at JECRC University President/ Vice Chancellor

KG Suresh Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Vice-Chancellor

Vikas Singh ITM University, Raipur Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Devendra Pathak Uttaranchal University Vice Chancellor

Ashu India Advisor, Asia Tech Journal Moderator

11:30 AM -12:15 AM
Policy for Global possibilities

Dr. Christopher Abraham at S P Jain School of Global Management CEO & Head Dubai Campus & Sr.VP

Atul Khosla Shoolini University Founder and Vice Chancellor

Alessandro Giuliani SDA Bocconi Asia Centre Managing Director

Sanjay Padode Vijaybhoomi University | Chairman of IFIM Institutions President

Dr. Akhil Shahani The Shahani Group, Mumbai Managing Director

Dhiraj Gyani Government & Education Engagement, GitHub Director

Aastha Grover, Head, Startup India Hub, Invest India

Niranjan Singh, Ira world school & Maharaja institute of management & Technologyfounder & chairman

Raghav Gupta, India and APAC, CourseraManaging Director

Avin Chakravarthy, Co-Founder, Asia TechJournal & Ashu Agrawal, India Advisor, Asia Tech Journal Moderator

12:15 PM -1:00 PM
Improving the learning curve: Creating an “Data & Digital” industry ready work force

Prof (Dr.) Krishna Kant Dave, Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University President (Vice Chancellor)

Dr. Kamlesh Misra, Rishihood University Vice Chancellor

Amar Garg at Shobhit University Vice Chancellor

Prof. Ramesh Choudhary, Venkateshwara Open University Vice Chancellor

Dr. Shrihari Prakash Honwad at Sir Padampat Singhania University President/Vice Chancellor

Abhay Kumar, Pratap University Vice Chancellor

Amit Saxena, Education at Sparsh Group Vice President

Dr.B.Sendilkumar, Dean & Health Sciences, Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation-Deemed to be University,Salem. Director

Piyush Jhaveri, Director, Faculty ofEngineering, Pacific University & Ashu Agrawal, IndiaAdvisor, Asia Tech Journal Moderator

1:10 PM -1:15 PM
Closing Remarks

Aman Dhall, Asia Tech Journal India Advisor


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