Professor S Sadagopan

Prof. S Sadagopan

Director, IIIT- Bangalore
Electronics City
Bangalore - 560100
INDIA

E-Mail: ss@iiitb.ac.in
Phone: +91-80-2852-7633

Key Committees, Key meetings and Travel abroad

Other Important Committees

  • IIIT Coordination Committee of MHRD (March 2019 onwards)
  • NAAC Academic Advisory Committee (May 2019 onwards)
  • KIADB ERP Committee 2016
  • National Language Policy Expert Committee (Government of India (2015-16)
  • Chief Minister's Vision Group on IT, Government of Karnataka (2014 onwards)
  • Chief Minister's Vision Group on IT, Government of Jharkhand (2015 onwards)
  • Member, Karnataka Higher Education Council (2015 onwards)
  • Member, Karnataka Knowledge Commission (2009 onwards)
  • Chairman, IT Strategy Committee, CDSL (Central Depository of Securities Ltd, Bombay) (2016 onwards)
  • Member,Anita Borg Institute (organizers of Grace Hopper Conference annually) India Council (November 2013 onwards)
  • Member,Microsoft Research India, Strategic Advisory Committee (2013 onwards)
  • Chair,NII 2.0 (National Information Infrastructure) Planning Committee, DEIRY, Government of India (Jan 2013 to Dec 2013)
  • Member of the Jury, Technology Award, Indian Express (2013)
  • Member of the Jury, Times of India, Lead India Campaign (Sep 2013)
  • Chair, DICGC (Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation), Reserve Bank of India, "IT Committee" (2013)
  • Member, IEEE Senior Member Review Panel India, (2013)
  • Member, Reserve Bank IT Sub-Committee of the Board (July 2012 onwards)
  • Member of the Jury, IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Award, Reserve Bank of India (2010, 2011)
  • Member, Working Group on Information Technology sector for the formulation of the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-2017), Sub-Group on e-Governance & e-Learning, Government of India (2011 to 2013)
  • Committee Chair, e-Government Task Force, Government of Karnataka (June 2010 onwards)
  • Chair, Technical Committee, RTGS 2.0, Reserve Bank of India (Central Bank) (2010 to 2013)
  • Chair, Technical Advisory Committee,SEBI (Stock Market Regulator) (2009 to 2013)
  • Member, ACM India Council (2008 onwards)
  • Member, IET (UK) South Asia Board (September 2009 - July 2011)
  • Chair, IEEE Computer Society, Bangalore Chapter (2009-10)
  • Chair, ACM, Bangalore Chapter (2008-09)
  • Member, India Semiconductor Association (ISA) (July 2009 to July 2010)
  • Member, NASSCOM Regional Council (August 2008 to August 2010)
  • Member, Karnataka Knowledge Commission (September 2008 onwards)
  • Trustee Member, Kejriwal Foundation (Sep 2007 to 2009)
  • Member of the Jury, Times of India Lead India Campaign (Sep 2007)
  • Member, Expert Committee for BBMP Organization, Government of Karnataka (2006-2008)
  • Member, IT.com, IT.Biz. IT.in, Advisory Committee (1999 onwards)
  • Member, Polestar Award Committee (2007 to 2013)
  • Chairman, AICTE NBA Accreditation Committee for College of Trivandrum, Feb 23-25, 2007
  • Chairman, SEBI Committee for MAPIN (December 2006 to December 2007)
  • Member, IT Vision Group, Government of Karnataka (Nov 2006 onwards)
  • Dataquest Awards Committee (2006)
  • Member, SEBI Institute for Capital Markets, (May 2006 onwards)
  • Chair, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore Unwired (2006 onwards)
  • Member, Government of Karnataka, e-Government Activities (2005 onwards)
  • Member, Government of Karnataka, Hardware Taskforce (2003 onwards)
  • Member, Health Resources Network, June 2003 onwards
  • Chairman, SBI Institute of Information & Communications Management, Review Committee, June - Sep 2003
  • Chairman, CII Karnataka Industry - Academia Interaction Committee, July 2003-June 2004
  • Member, TIFAC National Expert Committee on Telematics (March 2003)
  • Member, Program Committee, ICADL 2003 (Int'l Conference on Asian Digital Libraries) Dec 2003
  • Member, Indo Dutch Program in Alternative Development (IDPAD), 2003
  • Member, Government of Tamil Nadu IT Task Force (2002-2004)
  • Member, TC9 Sub-committee,India Representative, IFIP (Int'l Federation of Information Processing) (1996-1999)
  • TC 9 Committee - (1996-1999)

Jury Membership

  • MIT Technological Review T635 India, Jury Member 2017
  • State Level e- Governance Awards, Karnataka - Jury Member 2017
  • FKCCI (Chamber of Commerce) Sir M Visvesvaraya Award (2016)
  • ACCI-CDAC Award Committee (2014,2015,2016)
  • Express IT Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • STPI Karnataka IT Awards (2005 onwards)

Key Meetings

2017

  • MicroSoft, CEO Satya Nadella, Bangalore (Feb 20, 2017)
  • Murty Classical Library of India, Book Release Function, Bangalore (January 11, 2017)
  • Infosys Science Foundation Prize 2016 Awards ceremony, Bangalore (January 7, 2017)

2016

  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May, Taj West End Hotel, Bangalore, Nov 8, 2016
  • President Pranab Mukherjee, Akshaya Patra 2-Billion Meals Day, Bangalore (Aug 27, 2016)
  • Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, VIPS Convocation, Delhi (Aug 23, 2016)
  • Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das, Taj West End Hotel, Bangalore (July 19, 2016)
  • 2001 Economics Nobel Prize Winner Prof Joseph Stiglitz, IIIT-Bangalore, July 6, 2016
  • IBM CEO Virginia Rometty, Watson Launch, Bangalore (Feb 2, 2016)

2015

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Modi, Lela Hotel, Bangalore, Oct 6, 2015
  • Meg Whitman, HP CEO, "HP Discovery Event, Las Vegas (June 2, 2015)
  • Reserve Bank Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan, UPI Architecture Ecosystem Event, Mumbai (Feb 18, 2015)

2014

  • David Tennenhouse (MIT, Intel, Microsoft), IIIT-Bangalore, Feb 27, 2014

2013

  • His Excellency UK Minister, Mr. Alfanso Stoelinga, Bangalore, November 16, 2013
  • Cambridge University, Vice Chancellor, September 16, 2013

2012

  • His Excellency Netherlands Ambassador to India, Mr. Alfanso Stoelinga, Bangalore, November 9, 2012
  • Q & A with Microsoft President, Microsoft Windows 8 Global Launch, Mumbai & New Delhi, , May 24, 2012
  • Hon'ble Chief Minister of India J Jayalalithaa, Chennai, IOB Platinum Jubilee, Chennai (April 27, 2012)
  • 3PAR Networks Founder Ashok Singhal, Bangalore (March 23, 2012)
  • Hon'ble Union Finance Minister of India (and current President of India), Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Chennai, IOB Platinum Jubilee (January 6, 2012)

2011

  • His Excellency Indonesian Ambassador to India, Lt. Gen. Andi Ghalib, Bangalore, July 27, 2011
  • S P Hota, CEO, National Payment Corporation of India, Mumbai, July 14, 2011
  • His Excellency H S Bhardwaj, Governor of Karnataka, June 25, 2011
  • Navy Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Bangalore, May 31, 2011
  • IBM Researchers, Ellen Yoffa, Giovanni Pacifici, Brent Hailpern, JR Rao, John Ponzo, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA, April 15, 2011
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee, WWW Inventor, Hyderabad, March 29, 2011
  • Prof K V Raju, Economic Adviser to the Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, February 15, 2011
  • Akamai Founder, Prof Tom Leighton, MIT, Bangalore, February 11, 2011
  • HP CEO Leo Apotheker, Bangalore, January 31, 2011
  • ICT Minister of Mozambique, Dr VenĂ¢ncio Massingue, Bangalore, January 18, 2011
  • Turing Award winner Prof Richard Karp, University of Berkeley, Bangalore, January 5, 2011

2010

  • Prof. Steve Furber, Univ. of Manchester, Principal Designer, BBC Micro, ARM Microprocessor, Bangalore (December 26, 2010)
  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, Delhi (November 24, 2010)
  • Hon'ble Mr. David Willets, UK Minister for Science & Universities, Bangalore (November 15, 2010)
  • Dr. Issa Al Ansari, Rector, PMU, Saudi Arabia, (October4, 2010)
  • Dr. Robert Easter, Chancellor and Provost at University of Illinois, USA, Bangalore (October 7, 2010)
  • Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, Managing Director and Executive Vice President, University of Tokyo, Bangalore, (September 20, 2010)
  • Mr. Jack Mollen, Director, Human Resoutces, EMC Corporation, Bangalore (September 9, 2009)
  • Dr Sandesh Bhat, VP, Web & Unified collaboration, IBM, Bangalore, (June 7, 2010)
  • Dr Judith Bishop, Director, CS Research, Microsoft Research, Bangalore, (March 29, 2009)
  • B S Yeddyurappa, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Bangalore (February 8, 2010)
  • Prof. Charles M Vest, former President of MIT, Bangalore, (January 18, 2010)

2009

  • Dr Justin Rattner, Intel CTO, Bangalore (December 16, 2009)
  • Mr. R K Laxman, Well-known cartoonist, Bangalore (November 19, 2009)
  • Dr Thomas Leighton, Founder, Akamai & Professor, MIT, Bangalore (November 13, 2009)
  • Dr Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank, Bangalore (November 11, 2009)
  • Mr. Jack Mollen, Director, Human Resources, EMC Corporation, Bangalore (September 9, 2009)
  • Hon'ble Mr. S M Krishna, Union Minister, External Affairs, Bangalore (September 5, 2009)
  • Mr. Sandesh Bhat Director, Design Technology Innovation - Lotus Software, IBM, Bangalore (June 19, 2009)
  • Mr. Nair, CMD, Union Bank, Bombay (May 15, & August 26, 2009)
  • Dr D Subba Rao, RBI Governor, Bangalore (May 14, 2009)
  • Mr. Muthuraman, MD, Tata Steel, Bangalore (May 9, 2009)
  • Hon'ble President of India Mrs. Pratibha Patil, Bangalore (May 7, 2009)
  • Mr. Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro, Bangalore (May 7, 2009)
  • Dr Kalam, Former President of India, Bangalore (May 7, 2009)
  • Joachim Hechler, Member of the Executive Council, SAP Group, Bangalore (April 23, 2009)
  • Professor Joaschim Hesse, Chairman of the International Institute for Comparative Government and European Policy (ISE),
    Bangalore (March 20, 2009)
  • ABB Director (Research), Dr Bazim Husain, Bangalore (March 6, 2009)
  • Mrs Sudha Murthy, Chair, Infosys Foundation, Bangalore (March 6, 2009)
  • Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Mr SK Roongta, Delhi (Jan 23, 2009)

2008

  • Hon'ble Minister for Social Welfare Ms Meira Kumar, Delhi, (December 17, 2008)
  • Vijaya Bank CMD, Mr. Albert Tauro, Bangalore (November 18, 2008)
  • Bristol University Vice Chancellor & Deans, Bangalore (October 7, 2008)
  • Canara Bank CMD, Bangalore (July 30, 2008)
  • Hon'ble Chief Minister Yeddyurappa, Bangalore (July 23, 2008)
  • UCEE (Indo US Committee on Engineering Education), Mysore (July 17, 2008)
  • Professor CK Prahalad, Innovation Seminar, Bangalore, (July 11, 2008)
  • IBM President Sam Palmisano and Board members, Bangalore (June 26, 2008)
  • President of Syria, Bangalore (June 20, 2008)
  • Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, Bangalore (June 16, 2008)
  • HSBC India GM Ms Nila Lal Kidwai , MD HSBC Asia, MD HSBC Global Insurance Practice, Bangalore, June 16, 2008)
  • IEEE Computer Society, President Kasturi Rangachar & Office bearers Angela Burges & Providence More, Bangalore (June 23, 2008)
  • Symbian Founder, David Wood, Bangalore, May 15, 2008)
  • AT & T CEO, Keith Cambron, Bangalore (April 23, 2008)
  • NISG CEO, J Satyanarayana, IAS, Hyderabad, April 5, 2008
  • ThoughtWorks Chairman, Roy Singham, Bangalore, March 20, 2008
  • His Excellency Governor of Karnataka, Mr. Rameshwat Thakur, Bangalore, March 15, 2008
  • Thailand National Science & Technology Development Authority, Dr Sakarindr Bhumiratana, March 6, 2008
  • Business Software Alliance, President Bob Holleyman, February 29, 2008
  • LG Soft India President, Dr Yasook Saw, February 29, 2008
  • Intuit CTO, Kris Halvorsen and President Alex Lintner, Bangalore, February 24, 2008
  • Dr Gururaj (Desh) Deshpande, Hubli Center Launch, January 21, 2008
  • Dr Doug Comer, Purdue University & Cisco Systems, Bangalore, January 14, 2008
  • Dr JJ Irani, Member of the Board, Tata Sons, January 3, 2008

2007

  • Lasersoft Chairman Mr Venkatachalam and Founder & CEO Suresh Kamath, Bangalore, December 19, 2007
  • ISO Secretary General Alen Byrd, Bangalore, December 8, 2007
  • NetApp CTO, Brian Powlowski, Bangalore, November 21, 2007
  • MIT President Susan Hockfield, Delhi, November 19, 2007
  • Nandan Nilekani, Infosys Founder, Special interview, November 10, 2007
  • Economist Reporter James Astill (Sep 26, 2007)
  • ACM CEO John White (Sep 20, 2007)
  • Intel India President Frank Jones (outgoing) and Praveen Viskantaiah (incoming) (Sep 19, 2007)
  • Science Journalists from Germany (Sep 12, 2007)
  • Freescale Semiconductor, Global University Relations Head (Aug 2007)
  • President, Harare Institute of Technology, Zimbabwe (Aug 2007)
  • ASU Engineering Dean (Aug 2007)
  • Oracle Corporation, Senior Management, Redwood Shores, CA, USA (Aug 27-28, 2007)
  • US Senator John Ensign (Nevada), Bangalore (August 6, 2007)
  • Sun Microsystems, Chairman & Founder Scott McNealy, Mumbai (May 17, 2007)
  • Hong Kong Convention Center CEO, (May 3, 2007)
  • Singapore Stock Exchange, Chairman, JV Pillay (April 30, 2007)
  • Stanford Engineering Dean Prof J Plummer, Conference Call (April 23, 2007)
  • SAIL (Steel Authority of India) Chairman, Delhi (April 16, 2007)
  • STP Presentation to Infosys Board, Bangalore (April 12, 2007)
  • IRIA / CNRS Senior Management Team from France, Bangalore (March 28, 2007)
  • Charles Schwab Senior Management team, Bangalore (March 22, 2007)
  • US Government Treasury Officials, Bangalore (March 16, 2007)
  • Marie The, Head, OpenCall Unit, HP, Bangalore (March 9, 2007)
  • Kevin Schofield, Microsoft Research, Bangalore (February 26, 2007)
  • Professor CK Prahalad, Bangalore (February 21, 2007)
  • Dr Vint Cerf, Bangalore (February 20, 2007)
  • German Federal Minister for Science & Technology Dr Schawan, Bangalore (Feb 5, 2007)
  • Bornstein, David, Founder Ashoka Society, Bangalore (Jan 18, 2007)

2006

  • Mexico Minister for Science & Technology, Dr Chapela Castanares, Bangalore (Nov 2, 2006)
  • South Africa Deputy President, Bangalore (Sep 13, 2006)
  • JEITA (Japanese Electronic Industry Trade Association), Bangalore (Sep 7, 2006)
  • TSIA (Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry Association) Team, Bangalore (Aug 31, 2006)
  • Chairman, AICTE Prof. Damodar Acharya, Bangalore (July 15-16, 2006)
  • Malaysian Higher Education delegation, Bangalore (July 13, 2006)
  • SEBI Chairman Damodaran, Mumbai (May 31, 2006)
  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Bhubaneswar, (May 25, 2006)
  • President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Delhi (May 12, 2006)
  • HP IMS Marie-Therese Sarrasin, Bangalore (April 5, 2006)
  • Hof University (Germany) President, Bangalore, (March 27, 2006)
  • Intel Capital President, Arvind Sodhani, Bangalore (March 27, 2006)
  • Dutch Speaker and Heads of Political Parties, Bangalore (March 23, 2006)
  • HP Labs Global Head, Wayne Johnson, Bangalore, (March 13, 2006)
  • QUT Australia, Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor & Dean, Bangalore (March 10, 2006)
  • Technical University Kleiserslautern President, Bangalore (February 15, 2006)
  • Investors from Trans-national Corporation, Bangalore (February 8, 2005)
  • Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, Bangalore (January 18, 2006)
  • Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern, Bangalore (January 17, 2006)

2005

  • Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Bangalore (December 9, 2005)
  • Intel Chairman Craig Barrett, Delhi (December 6, 2005)
  • Cisco Chairman John Chambers, Bangalore, (November 21, 2005)
  • Philips Chairman Kleisterlee, Bangalore (November 17, 2005)
  • Bangladesh MP, Tanjim Ahmad, Bangalore, (Sep 29, 2005)
  • British MP Derek Whyatt, Bangalore (Sep 28, 2005)
  • Physics Nobel Laureate Professor Douglas Osheroff, Bangalore (Sep 27, 2005)
  • Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi and Crown Prince, Kyoto, Japan (Sep 11, 2005)
  • Nortel Chief Research Officer, Brian McFadden, Ottawa (August 8, 2005)
  • Oracle India, President, Krishen Dhawan, Bangalore (June 30, 2005)
  • Intel, Director, Standards (Member CAG IEEE Standards), Philip Wennblom, Bangalore (June 15, 2005)
  • President & CEO, WYSE Inc, John Kish, Bangalore (June 15, 2005)
  • BusinessWeek, Senior News Editor Pete Engardio, Bangalore (June 14, 2005)
  • President, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands, Amandus Lundqvist, Bangalore (June 2, 2005)
  • President, Yale University, Richard Kevin, New Haven, CT, USA (May 11, 2005)
  • Associate Dean of Engineering, Purdue University, Jay Gore, West Lafayette, IN, USA (May 10, 2005)
  • Dean of Ross Business School (University of Michigan), Robert Dolan, Ann Arbor (May 9, 2005)
  • Chancellor of University of California, Merced, Carol Tomlinson-Keasey, Merced, CA (May 6, 2005)
  • S & T Advisor to US Secretary of State, Dr George Atkinson, Bangalore (April 23, 2005)
  • MAHE (Manipal Academy of Higher Education), Manipal, President & Chancellor, Dr Ramesh Pai (April 11, 2005)
  • Safari Books, CEO, Sean Devine, Bangalore (April 7, 2005)
  • Autodesk, Tom Norring, (along with Vishal Dhupar, MD, Autodesk SAARC Region) Bangalore (April 6, 2005)
  • Yokogawa India, MD. Mr. Herosi, Bangalore (April 1, 2005)
  • Siemens, VP, Software, Rienhold Achatz, Bangalore (March 23, 2005)
  • Intel, Head of Global Research David Tennenhouse and Tim Saponas, Head, Global University Relations, Bangalore (March 10, 2005)
  • Taiwanese SoC Team, Bangalore (March 9, 2005)
  • Deutsche Bank, Global IT Head, Tony McCarthy, , Bangalore (March 7, 2005)
  • Sun Microsystems India, CEO, Bhaskar Pramanik, Bangalore (March 6, 2005)
  • Monterray Institute of Technology, Mexico, President, Bangalore (March 20, 2005)
  • Prince of Wales Foundation, CEO, Robert Davies (February 23, 2005)
  • OCLC, Director, Arthur Smith (February 23, 2005)
  • Ma Amritanandamayi, Bangalore (February 10, 2005)
  • IBM, VP, World Wide Developer Relations, Gina Poole, , Bangalore (February 1, 2005)
  • ITSM Forum, CEO, Eiden Lawes, Bangalore (February 1, 2005)
  • HP, Head, Global Management Software, Todd Leueighter, Bangalore (February 1, 2005)
  • Ambassadors from Africa, Bangalore (Jan 31, 2005)
  • MIT Engineering Dean, Tom Magnanti, Bangalore (Jan 11, 2005)
  • Yale University President, Mark Levin, Bangalore (Jan 6, 2005)
  • Sycamore Networks, CEO & Founder, Gururaj Deshpande, Bangalore (Jan 1, 2005)

2004

  • Intel, Global Higher Education Manager, Bangalore (Dec 9, 2004)
  • IBM, GM Marc Lautenbach, Bangalore (Dec 8, 2004)
  • Indian Prime Minister (former) AB Vajapayee, Bangalore (Nov 12, 2004)
  • Purdue University President, Martin Jischke, Bangalore (Oct 31, 2004)
  • IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, Delhi (Oct 28, 2004)
  • Siemens, Prof Claus Weyrich Sr. VP, Corporate Technology and Member of the Board Bangalore, (Oct 26, 2004)
  • Microsoft Senior Management Team, Bangalore (Oct 20, 2004)
  • Google Co Founders Larry Page & Sergey Brin, Bangalore (Oct 13, 2004)
  • HP Labs, University Relations Program Manager, Bristol, UK, Bangalore (Oct 12, 2004)
  • German Federal Minister for Science & Technology Ms. Edelgard Buhlman, Bangalore (Oct 8, 2004)
  • CNRS, Director (Scientific) Antoine Petit, Bangalore (Sep 27, 2004)
  • Queensland Premier Hon'ble Peter Beattie, Bangalore (Sep 15, 2004)
  • Dassault Systems, MD, Christian Nardin, Bangalore (July 20, 2004)
  • Microsoft CFO, Mr. John Connors, (May 7, 2004)
  • Interview for Talk-show, Thailand (April 19, 2004)
  • Jewels in IT, Presentation organized for Mr. Arun Shourie, Minister for IT, involving CEO's of Analog Devices, Delmia, HiCal Magnetics, HP, ImpulseSoft, NetCore, Philips, RoboSoft, SAP Labs, Texas Instruments, TVS Electronics, Via Technologies, and VXL Instruments (April 2004)
  • Interview for Kyodo News (April 1, 2004)
  • Siemens Corporate Research, President & CEO, Norbert Gaus, Bangalore (March 19, 2004)
  • Interview for Boston Globe (March 16, 2004)
  • Hasso Plattner Institute, Prof Peter Liggesmeyer, Bangalore (Mar 15, 2004)
  • Prof CK Prahalad, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (Mar 1, 2004), Bangalore (June 17, 2004), (Dec 23, 2004), (Feb 2005)
  • World Economic Forum, Founder Executive Chairman, Prof. Klaus Schwab, Bangalore (Feb 11, 2004)
  • Microsoft, CTO, Craig Mundie, Bangalore (Jan 30, 2004)
  • Redhat Inc CEO, Mathew Szulik, Bangalore (Jan 23, 2004)
  • March 9, 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Meeting with Head of Congress
  • March 9, 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Meeting with Secretaries and Head of State Bank
  • MIT Faculty Lunch Meeting with select Faculty Members, Boston, USA (February 26, 2004)
  • Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum (February 11, 2004)
  • Global Delegation from HP Services exploring India (February 11, 2004)
  • Journalist from Australian Financial Review, Bangalore (January 30, 2004)
  • Journalist from Pittsburgh, Bangalore (January 30, 2004)
  • Microsoft, Craig Mundie, CTO, Bangalore (January 30, 2004)
  • SAP Global Support, Uwe Wieditz, VP Bangalore (February 11, 2004)
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Michael Labreque, Interview (January 23, 2004)
  • Mathew Szulik, Red Hat CEO, Bangalore (January 23, 2004)
  • Ed Yourdon, Bangalore (January 20, 2004)

2003

  • US Ambassador, William Blackwill, May 11, 2003
  • IBM CEO, Sam Palsimano, May 5, 2003
  • Lucent Global Talent Scholars, National Selection Committee, Bangalore, April 17, 2003
  • Kanchi Sankaracharya, Discussion on IIIT at Kanchi, April 3, 2003
  • Government of India, Arun Shourie, Hon'ble Minister for IT, Presentation of iiit-b, Infosys Campus, April 1, 2003
  • Sun Microsystems, Meeting with President & CEO, Scott McNealy, Bangalore, March 22, 2003
  • IBM University Day, Inaugural Address, March 1, 2003
  • Microsoft, Meeting with Erik Rudder, Global Academic Relations Manager, February 28, 2003
  • Microsoft Campus Challenge, Finals Award, Jury & Chief Guest, Bangalore, Feb 18, 2003
  • HP, VP Vyomesh Joshi (Bangalore) February 12, 2003

2002

  • Microsoft, Chairman Bill Gates, (Delhi), November 2002
  • Microsoft, Asst. to Chairman, Anoop Gupta, (Delhi), November 2002
  • Microsoft, VP, Global Sales, Orlando Ayala (Bangalore) November 2002

Visits Abroad

  • Sep 21-29, 2016, (Launch of US Chapter of IIITB Alumni Association at Sunnyvale, CA and Edison, NJ) USA
  • Aug 7-12, 2016, MIIT Mandalay, Myanmar
  • June 2, 2015, HP Discovery Event, Las Vegas, USA
  • May 12-19, 2012, SAPPHIRE NOW, Orlando, USA, USA
  • June 6-16, 2011 German Universities & Corporations, Kaiserslautern, Stuttgart, Munich, Hof, Hanover, Germany
  • April 8-23, 2011, IBM IMPACT 2011, IBM Research, Penn State, Las Vegas, Hawthorne, NY, State College, PA, USA
  • Oct 1 - 4, 2010, PMU and ARAMCO Partnership visit, Dammam, Bahrain, Dubai, Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2010, IBM Z System Launch, Singapore
  • July 10-13, 2010, Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2010 Redmond, WA, USA
  • March 24 - April 1, 2008, Microsoft Tech Summit 2008 (MTS08), Redmond, WA, USA
  • Nov 23- Nov 27, 2007, ITSM Forum Asia Summit, Invited Speaker, Singapore
  • August 25 - 30, 2007, Indian Academics Visit, Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, CA, USA
  • April 28 - May 10, 2007 National Institute of Securities Market (NISM), Campus Planning & Academic Partnership Committee visit, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia
  • Jan 30 to Feb 4, 2007, European Commission FP 7, Proposer's Day, Cologne, Germany
  • Sep 7-15, 2005, Special Invitee, STS Forum 2005, Kyoto, Japan
  • Aug 6-15, 2005, Visit to Nortel Facilities in Ottawa (Canada), Santa Clara and Los Angeles (USA)
  • May 2-15, 2005, Visit to University of California (Merced), University of Michigan, Purdue University & Yale University, USA
  • Nov 12-18, 2004, IST 2004, The Hague, Netherlands
  • October 29, 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • March 1-10, 2004, MIT, University of Michigan, Purdue University, USA and Idea Factory, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • August 25, 2003, Symantec Conference, Dubai
  • July 27-30, 2003, Microsoft Faculty Summit, Redmond, WA, USA
  • November 2002, Thribhuvan University, Katmandu, Nepal
  • November 2002, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • June 2002, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
  • May 23-25, 2002, Bank Muscat, Oman
  • Nov 23- 26, 2001, Arab Health Conference, Dubai
  • June 2001, ADBI, Tokyo, Japan
  • December 18 - December 25,2000, Special Invitee, French Reunion Island, Indian Ocean
  • October 19 - 22, 2000, MIT Media Lab & Harvard University, Digital Nations Project Kickoff and e-Development Workshop, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • June 29 - July 5, 2000, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan
  • June 18-29, 2000, Stanford Business Plan Contest, Stanford University and E Com Forum VCU School of Business, Virginia, USA
  • June 12-15, 2000, STEPAN Workshop, Seoul, Korea
  • November 1999, Swatch Watch Company, Basel, Switzerland
  • July 19 - 23, 1999, Mac World Conference, New York, USA
  • June 9 - 10, 1999, Parametric Technologies Corporation, Singapore
  • March 23 - April 14, 1999, MIT, IBM Labs, Microsoft Labs, USA
  • November 8-10, 1998, SAPPHIRE 1998, Melbourne, Australia
  • November 8-10, 1998, School of Business, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Visiting Faculty, Melbourne, Australia
  • October 10-12, 1998, Ramco Case Study, Malaysia
  • September 9-10, 1998, BaaN University Synergy Program, BaaN Headquarters, Netherlands,
  • April 19 - 23, 1998, BaaN World 98, Denver Colorado, USA
  • Feb 27 - March 27 1998, University of Washington, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin, MIT, Rutgers, USA
  • March 9, 1998, Microsoft Headquarters, Redmond, WA, USA
  • November - December 1997, APORS Int'l Conference Melbourne, Australia
  • June 1997, Nijenrode University, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • January 1977 - June 1977, Visiting Professor, Rutgers, NJ, USA
  • August 1996, IBM AS/400 Division, Rochester, MI, USA,
  • March 1996, Global Information & Telecommunication Initiative Forum, University of Washington, Seattle, USA,
  • February 1996, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA
  • August 1995, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA
  • Summer 1995, Fulbright Scholar, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, USA
  • June 1995, Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA
  • November 1994, Course Coordinator, Computers and Management, Continuing Education Centre, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • November 1993, Course Coordinator, Computers and Management, Continuing Education Centre, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Summer 1992, Visiting Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, USA
  • September - December 1990, Visiting Faculty, School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Summer 1989, Visiting Faculty, Centre for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Purdue University, USA
  • October - November 1988, Benchmarking Expert HP Cupertino, CDC, Minneapolis, University of Wisconsin, Georgia, Cornell, Purdue - USA
  • 1976-1980, Graduate Student, Purdue University, USA.