Innovation Lecture Series
Aimed at building an ecosystem of ideas and knowledge, the lecture series organized as a part of the SWITCH Expo will bring to you some of the finest speakers and influencers.

Our distinguished speaker panel comprises of social leaders, corporate heads, spiritual gurus, authors, strategists, activists, actors and other famed personalities. Charting the way ahead for businesses, these amazing lectures will generate new ideas and open up new avenues of growth.
Gujarat’s leading politico Mr. Saurabh Patel has handled key portfolios such as the Energy & Petrochemicals, Mines & Minerals, Tourism, finance and more. Under the visionary leadership of PM Shri Narendra Modi, he is credited for a complete transformation of Gujarat's energy sector.
India Country Manager at BlaBlaCar and a man who is driving the company's sucess in the challenging Indian market. Raghav Gupta, with his rich business experience, he talks about the success of Start-ups and bringing the glo-cal approach to India.
The former Chief Election Commissioner(CEC) of India and has also served as a secretary in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Dr. Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi, a man of great knowledge, he also holds a Ph.D degree in Communications and Social Marketing.
The Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director of Bank of Baroda. During his banking career spanning 24 years, he has contributed significantly to the development of the retail banking industry in India. He has extensive experience working with regulators and market intermediaries in the development of foreclosure laws and the asset securitisation market.
Gyanvatsal Swamiji is a religious leader from the Swaminarayan sect. He is famous for his motivational talks regarding leadership, ethical management and success. Swamiji has not only delivered talks at religious conventions around the world, but also inspired numerous professionals and leading corporate groups.
The Founder, CMD of Suzlon Energy Limited, a leader in the wind energy space. Tulsi Tanti has set forth a goal for Suzlon of not just being a successful wind energy company, but also a socially responsible enterprise with sustainable development. This commitment has won him numerous awards.
The former Indian badminton player and presently the Chief National Coach for Indian badminton team, he is truly the 'Dronacharya' of our times. He has also received the Arjuna award, the Dronacharya award and the Padma Bhushan award for his contribution to Indian sports field.
The founder of DC Design, acclaimed to be India's automobile design genius. He has been a trailblazer, and a pioneering personality in the field of automobile design. His work epitomizes innovation and inspires a futuristic approach.
The first Indian woman athlete to win India a medal in the Paralympic games and also won a Silver medal at the 2016 summer paralympics in shotput. Deepa Malik is not just a woman of great strength, she is truly an inspiration to every Indian.
The famous Indian author with bestsellers to his credit, Chetan Bhagat is also a prolific motivational speaker. Named by the Time magazine amongst the '100 most influential people in the world', he is known for his amazing insights on society and nation.
The eminent Indian journalist and Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, The Print, is well-known for his work with leading media publications of the country such as India today, Business Standard, Indian Express and the NDTV news channel. He was also awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2009 for his contribution to journalism.
The former Indian Army chief, known for his effective leadership during the Kargil war and credited for the success of operation 'Vijay', Gen. VP Malik draws inspiring experiences from his career. He has addressed several universities, corporate organizations, civil and military institutions in India and abroad.