And The Grand Masters Are

The Grand Masters Series is one the most sought after series when it comes to the country’s most influential general counsel community gets together to brain storm on topical issues and challenges that a GC’s desk comes across on a daily basis. We are in constant touch with industry veterans and leaders to bring in the best of the speakers at all the 3 editions. In case of any recommendations please feel free to write us at grandmasters@witnesslive.in

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Meanwhile, here are the Grand Masters at the respective 2017 editions so far

NEW DELHI EDITIONMUMBAI EDITIONBENGALURU EDITION
Confirmed Speakers

Badrinath Durvasula Senior Vice President Legal, Adani Group
Summit Chair, The Grand Masters – New Delhi Edition

Dr. Lalit Bhasin, President, SILF
Dr. Sunil Mittal, General Counsel, Kalpataru Power
Anupam Sharan, Director – Legal, Regulatory & Compliance, American Express
Ashish Chandra, Senior VP & Group GC – Legal & Tax, Snapdeal.com
Jasmeet Wadehra, Head – Legal, Power, Vedanta Group
K.P.S Kohli, Partner, Dhir and Dhir Associates
Lakshika Joshi, General Counsel & Head-IP & Licensing, Nucleus Software
Manish Lamba, General Counsel, Bharti Realty
Manoj Kumar, Managing Partner, Hammurabi & Solomon
Neera Sharma, Chief Legal Officer, Sistema Shyam TeleServices
Nilesh Sharma, Senior Partner, Dhir and Dhir Associates
Pathik Arora, Assistant GCl (Head – Legal & Secretarial), Interglobe Hotels
Phani Mangipudi, CS & Head Legal, Agrotech Foods (Conagra Foods USA)
Rajeev Merkhedkar, GC, Global CIOO Legal, Regulatory & Legal Ops, Nokia
Rajneesh Jaswal, General Counsel, Michelin
S. Ravi Sankar, Senior Partner, Law Senate
Saikrishna Rajagopal, Managing Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Sanjay Gulati, Group V.P Corporate Tax & Litigation, M&A, GMR Group
Shruti Kaushik, Director, Patentwire Consultants
Sidharth Chopra, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Ugen Bhutia, Executive Vice President – Legal Head, SBI Card
Yogesh Mathur, Group President & Group CFO, Moser Baer
Yogesh Wadhwa, Vice President & Lead Counsel, General Motors India

Confirmed Speakers

Debolina Partap, VP & General Counsel, Wockhardt Group
Summit Chair, The Grand Masters 2017 – Mumbai Edition

Dr. Lalit Bhasin, President, SILF
Amber Gupta, Head Legal & Company Secretary, Birla Sunlife Insurance
Ameet Datta, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Amit Thukral, Sr Vice President – Legal Affairs & General Counsel, UFO Moviez
Anubhav Kapoor, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Tata Technologies
Anurag K. Shukla, Head-Legal, Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance
Atul Juvle, GC, Compliance Officer & Co.Sec. India & South Asia , Schindler India
Avik Biswas, Partner, INDUSLAW
Chakradhar.V, Head – Corporate Legal, Godrej Industries
K.P.S Kohli, Partner, Dhir and Dhir Associates
Kiran Chitale, Head of Legal – Operations and Technology, India, Barclays Bank PLC
Lalit Ambastha, Founder & Patent Attorney, Patentwire Consultants
Lomesh Kiran Nidumuri, Partner, INDUSLAW
Mandar Chandrachud, General Manager – IPR, Godrej Industries
Monica Datta, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Nilesh Sharma, Senior Partner, Dhir and Dhir Associates
Pankaj Patel, Head Legal (Corporate Planning), Future Group
Rabindra Purohit, Head Legal, CS & Compliance, NIVEA INDIA
Rajeev Dewal, Head- Legal, RBL Bank
Rajiv Mohapatra, Head Legal, Vodafone M-Pesa
S. Ravi Sankar, Senior Partner, Law Senate
Sachin Kalra, Head Legal, Bharti AXA Life Insurance
Salman Waris, Partner – Head TMT and IP Practice – ‎TechLegis
Shantanu Mukherjee, Sr. General Manager, Legal, Lupin
S. Parundekar, Team Head – Brand Protection & IPR Portfolio Management, Pidlite
V. Bhatia, GC, Compliance Officer & CS India & South Asia, IL&FS Financial Services
Zameer Nathani, Director Legal, Raymond

Invited & Confirmed Speakers

Aditi Jha, General Counsel – India, LinkedIn
Agnidipta Sarkar, Global Information Risk & Continuity Officer, HP Enterprise
Alok Dhir, Founder & Managing Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates
Ameet Datta, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Anjali Balagopal, Head of Intellectual Property Practice, Infosys
Ashok Kumar P, AVP – Lead Legal Counsel, ABB, India
Avik Biswas, Partner, INDUSLAW
Dattatri HM, Head – Legal & Secretarial, Essilor India
Faiz ur Rahman, Head- IP, Team Legal, Wipro
Hemanth Ram, Vice President, The Blackstone Group
Hiranmai Rallabandi, Exec Dir & Associate GC – India & South East Asia, Cushman & Wakefield
Jagdish Prasad Rajguru, Vice President & Head-Legal, Bangalore International Airport
K.S. Suresh, General Counsel, ITC
Lomesh Kiran Nidumuri, Partner, INDUSLAW
Lalit Ambastha, Founder & Patent Attorney, Patentwire
Mahasweta (Bose) Ghosh, Director, Legal, Avery Dennison
Mandanna A.B., Senior Vice President (Legal), Embassy Property Developments.
Navita Chaubal, General Counsel – South Asia, Wipro GE Healthcare
Navneet Hrishikesan, Director & Head of Service Provider Legal for Asia Pacific & Japan, Cisco
P.M. Devaiah, Partner and General Counsel, Everstone Capital Advisors
Pawan Ladhha, Director Legal, Freecharge PayTech
Pawan Singhal, Executive Director of Legal and General Counsel, 3M India
Rahul Phukan, Legal Director, Decathlon Sports
S. Mahadevan, Executive Vice President – Legal, Compliance & Risk Management, Hinduja Global Solutions
S. John Vijayakumar, Vice President & Head Legal, Puravankara Projects
S. Ravi Sankar, Senior Partner, Law Senate
Sabu Wahab, Senior Group Counsel- South Asia, Associated British Foods
Satish Tiwary, Head – IP , Airbus India
Shelly Kohli, Asst. General Counsel, Levi Strauss & Co.
Shobhana Nikam, Vice President and Head Legal, Fidelity Investments
Subhadip Sarkar, Senior Director – IP, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Subodh P. Deo, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Sudha Munireddy, Vice President Legal, Hinduja Global Solutions
Surendra Vyas, Director, IP Strategy, Visa
Tanmay Amar, General Counsel, Omidyar Networks
Vasanthika Srinath, Head Compliance, Concentrix
Vinod Kumar. B, Head Legal, Strides Shasun
Vishal Bhat, Vice President & Legal Head, Shriram Properties

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