Speaker

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Hemanth Sheelvant

Bosch Global Software Technologies

Hemanth is responsible for Corporate Innovation with startups as Innovation Hub Leader for India for the global GROW GmbH venture building platform by funding internal startups and additionally heads the Open Bosch DNA India startup alliance initiative, with responsibility towards driving innovation through engagement with external startups for co-innovation and GTM partnerships.

In addition to this, Hemanth as an entrepreneur himself has setup the SaaS business for an AI based Personalization platform - IERO which offers Personalized recommendations to customers in Retail, Mobility and Hospitality domains, powered by machine learning platform.

During the 18+ years' experience in Bosch, Hemanth has taken up several techno-managerial roles starting from software to system design including a global product management role for Global OEMs, followed by a focus on strategy and business in the role of Executive Assistant to the President of Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions. Hemanth has an Executive MBA from University 18 Business School and a Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Business from Emeritus Institute of Management, Singapore.

Hemanth is interested in music, trekking and loves to play tennis.

On the personal front, Hemanth is married to Deepthy and is blessed with an 8-year-old daughter Tanishka and a 3-year-old son Anvith.