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J. Satyanarayana's picture

Currently serving as : 

  • Chief Advisor, C4IR India, World Economic Forum
  • Member, Advisory Board, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), Netherlands
  • Pioneered e-Governance in India having been associated with the design and implementation of over 30 major e-Government projects at the State and National levels. These include CARD, eSeva, Mee Seva, e-Procurement, APOnlie, BangaloreOne, Passport Seva, MCA21, e-Office, and eTaal.
  • Played a key role in shaping Hyderabad as an attractive global IT destination, as IT Secretary, Govt of Andhra Pradesh (1999-2004)
  • Piloted several Policies at the National Level including National Electronics Policy (2012) and National Cyber Security Policy (2013)
  • Chaired the GoI Committees that designed “IndEA” India Enterprise Architecture Framework (2017), National Digital Service Standard (2018), National Digital Health Blueprint (2019), NDEAR - National Digital Education Architecture (2021), IndEA Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA)
  • He was Advisor to the ‘Prime Minister Jan Aarogya Yojana’ (PM JAY), since its inception in 2018 till Jan 21. 
  • Currently advising C4IR (Centre for 4th Industrial Revolution, India), World Economic Forum on shaping programs for responsible deployment of emerging technologies in multiple sectors – AI4AI (AI for Agriculture Innovation), FIRST Healthcare, Project KINDLE (Digital Learning) and Data Economy.


Master of Science, Andhra University
Master of Business Administration (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Books Published 

e-Government, the Science of the Possible’, Prentice-Hall India, 2003 
Managing Transformation: Objectives to Outcomes’, Prentice-Hall India, 2012

Hiroki Habuka's picture

Hiroki Habuka is an attorney at law qualified in Japan and New York State, currently working for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (METI) as a Deputy Director for Global Digital Governance. Habuka is in charge of establishing a new governance framework for the rapidly changing digital technologies, including AI safety, privacy protection, data security as well issues related to the digital platforms. He served as a lead author of two papers on innovation governance issued by METI, “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION: Redesigning Law and Architecture for Society 5.0” (2020) and “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION Ver.2: A Guide to Designing and Implementing Agile Governance” (2021). He is also teaches digital governance at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public Policy as a visiting lecturer. He was selected by the World Economic Forum Global Future Councils on Agile Governance and Apolitical as the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Government (Agile 50).

Sreekanth Iyer's picture

Sreek is the lead Architect in the IBM Cloud Transformation Services architecture practice, India. 
He works on helping clients with their Journey to Cloud and digital transformation - focusing on complex integration and application modernization ensuring security is integrated into every layer of their journey to hybrid cloud. He is a thought leader with over 26 years of experience making strategic technology solutions and building solid software engineering teams. He is also an IBM Master Inventor with 60  patents and architected unique security capabilities for IBM Cloud.

Steve Nunn's picture

Steve Nunn is President and CEO of The Open Group – a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. He is also President of the Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA). Steve joined The Open Group in 1993, spending the majority of his time as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He was also CEO of the AEA from 2010 until 2015. Steve is a lawyer by training, has an L.L.B. (Hons) in Law with French and retains a current legal practicing certificate. Having spent most of his life in the UK, Steve has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007. He enjoys spending time with his family, walking, playing golf, 80’s music, and is a lifelong West Ham United fan.

Dr. Pallab Saha's picture

As General Manager (India) at The Open Group, and President of the Association of Enterprise Architects (India) he heads and is responsible for all of The Open Group’s business operations and growth in India and the region. Dr. Saha has been featured by Forbes. A MeitY-NeGD Senior Lead Expert in Enterprise Architecture and a Visiting Professor of Digital Architecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam, Dr. Saha advises various Ministries and States on matters pertaining to government-wide architecture initiatives. He has been a key contributing author of the India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA) Framework and the Digital Service Standard (DSS), and the co-author of the Agile IndEA Framework playing a critical role in these being notified as national standards. He has successfully advanced enterprise architecture as a discipline through thought-leadership and advocacy activities, solidifying The Open Group’s brand, visibility, and impact, particularly in the government and public sector domain. 

Dr. Saha is an invited faculty in the eGovernance Leadership and Champions Programme designed for senior strategy level government officers. He has been a member of the high-level committee involved in the development of India’s National Digital Health Blueprint for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. His work has been used as a primary reference for the SDG Digital Investment Framework by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and has authored ITU’s thematic report on Digital Transformation. He collaborates with ITU and other international bodies and advises countries on digital government architecture. Dr. Saha was the Chief Architect to Andhra Pradesh State Enterprise Architecture (ePragati) taking it to international prominence. He is a two-time recipient of the Microsoft research grant supported by the UN, and a joint recipient of the Innovation Fund by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore. His work has been cited by the United Nations, ITU, World Health Organisation, US Department of Defense, Open Technology Foundation, Info-Tech Research Group, Carlsberg and has contributed to the World Bank EA Guidelines. He has been a visiting researcher to the UN University, an expert reviewer to the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) EA Tech Pack and an invited faculty at Carnegie Mellon University. His work has been translated into Arabic, Mandarin, Korean, Russian and Polish. He has delivered 150 keynote sessions at prominent forums, seminars, and conferences worldwide.

Previously, as Head of Wipro’s Government and Public Sector Architecture Practice, he was instrumental in creating a government focused architecture domain, and was selected as an elite Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (DMTS). Dr. Saha has published five books on enterprise architecture. 
Dr. Saha holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and received the best research design and best thesis awards for his doctorate. He is an alumnus of the MIT Sloan Executive Program and Wipro Business Leaders’ Program.

Heidi Karlsson's picture

Heidi Karlsson is the Director, Open Footprint Forum at The Open Group.  Heidi is an Environmental Facilitator with a background in Clean Energy Transition and Strategy, ESG, Sustainability, Animal Welfare, Open Source Technology, Standards Development, Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions, Archeological Fieldwork and Conservation treks to more than 30 nations.  In addition to living and working in Mexico, France, Sweden, England, Japan and in the Caribbean, Heidi’s international experience includes providing environmental sustainability consulting services, facilitating collaboration to achieve consensus, managing and influencing cross-functional teams. Heidi earned her Master of Arts degree in Conflict Resolution, Environmental and Cultural Heritage from Southern Methodist University and her BA degree in the Social Sciences from Michigan State University.

Johan Krebbers's picture

Johan Krebbers has worked for a large number of years for Shell in many different roles. Some of these roles where: Working with many start-ups; Emerging technologies; Head of Architecture; Member of Digital COE Leadership team with focus at Digital Emerging Technologies such as AI, Blockchain, IOT, XR, etc.
Since 01/08/21 Johan works for Cognite (Norway), DNB (Malaysia) and is part of the team driving the OSDU Data Platform (OSDUFORUM.ORG) and Open Footprint developments.

Dr. Vijay Karna's picture

Vijay is certified Sustainability Reporting practitioner, member of  OSDU & focal point for  OFP .Vijay has over two decades of experience with expertise in business transformation & digitalization to blend industry domain flavour and ensure optimal alignment to client business needs along with providing a differentiated solution to the client.
Vijay has PhD in IT Operations Management (IT-OT integration) & how to reduce human intervention in IT management. 
Vijay is a member of CII – Telangana, Digital Transformation & IT panel.
Vijay is leading transformation projects on emerging technologies like automation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), BlockChain etc. Vijay worked on SMART Enterprise Asset Management including Operational Technologies (OT) – Engineering Technologies (ET) – Information Technologies (IT) integration. He has experience in ERP Account, Program, Project Management, Application Design & Development, Solution Management and Practice Building; successfully set up CoE & PMO.
His prime focus is on leveraging increasing employee adoption and usage for change initiatives that would happen as an outcome of transformation programs, projects and change initiatives towards delivering maximum business value and profitability.
He has PhD in IT Operations Management (IT-OT integration) & how to reduce human intervention in IT management. He developed a tool on Business Process Impact & Readiness Assessment which enhances the efficiency & acceptability of transformation programs including automation.

Vijay is Co Author of Book on Integrated Framework using SOA for Oil & Gas Companies.

Shreyas Bhargave's picture

Shreyas Bhargave (Director, Sustainability CoE, Capgemini) has over 20 years of diverse experience in the IT industry. He has newly taken up a role in the Global Enterprise Sustainability CoE within Capgemini to set-up, drive and bring the best capabilities and solutions to the clients. 
Shreyas is a TOGAF 9.x certified architect. Previously, he has performed lead roles across various Centers of Excellence and Research & Innovation teams focusing on emerging technologies such as Cognitive Automation & Search, Conversational AI and Analytics, Internet of Things, Wearable Computing & Enterprise Mobility. 
Earlier, he has held different positions in delivery and practices within the Tata group of companies for Fortune top clients across Retail, Consumer Products, Insurance & Manufacturing sectors.
Shreyas has authored and presented papers in external industry and academic conferences. Outside work, he is active in Industry-Academia collaboration, contributing in various

Satish Sreenivasaiah's picture

Satish is the Head of Product Security for Digitate, a Tata Consultancy Services venture. He has more than 22 years of experience in IT with the last 10 years focused on Security, and a good blend of enterprise software architecture and product security. He has a Masters in Cybersecurity, Stanford certification in Advanced Cybersecurity, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP). He is a Chartered IT Professional (CITP) from British Computer Society (BCS) and was also a Master Certified IT Architect from The Open Group.
Satish was recognized as among the 'Top 100 CISOs in India 2020' by the CISO Platform which is a global consortium of CISOs. He is an active participant in the global Security community, a publisher, blogger, and a public speaker.

Mahadevan Senthil Kumar's picture

MSK has overall 30+ years of experience in multiple domains of Information Technology and Cyber Security Management. MSK held various positions in IT & InfoSec including DGM-IT, Group CISO, Enterprise Information Security Architect (EISA), and Chief Security Architect (CSA), who is a Cyber Risk Management Expert, ROI-focused Project Specialist, and a customer-centric Cyber Security Evangelist with his rich experience in Enterprise-IT/ITSM, Cyber Security and IT Compliance contributing for Global Hi-Tech Automotive/Electronic Giants. As a CSA, he is presently responsible for designing cyber security architecture framework for various IT transformation projects covering cyber security evaluation and risk management for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistant Systems) & Driver-less AD (Autonomous Driving) for its full suite of infotainment systems, electronic instrument panel cluster, smart cockpits, navigations, and telematics, Data Lake & AI-based MES, RPA, Big Data, Blockchain and such other modern technologies. While ensuring ROSI (Return on Security Investment) to the global clients, MSK contributes to the company’s vision of ‘Sustained Profitable Growth’ with ‘Security-First’ mindset. 


⦁    Designed Data Lake Security Workbook for Global Hi-tech Automotive MNC 
⦁    Winner of 2 IDC Insights ICONIC Awards from International Data Corporation (IDC) for the projects in IT & Cyber Security. 
⦁    Winner of CSO100 Awards for the 2nd year in a row from IDG, recognizing him as one of the Top-100 Cyber Security Officers in India. 
⦁    As a Gold member of ISACA, USA written thought leadership articles published in CIO LEADER, eWorld, DQWeek and other such Magazines, E-Zines, YouTube Channels, BlogSpot and print/visual media. 
⦁    RP/SME and ACE-ART member for Wipro, academia & IT giants, ISACA, BCI, ICC & DBS on Security Architecture, Cyber Resilience, SMAC, Cybercrimes, Digital India, Industry 4.0, IIOT, Big Data, Blockchain, AI, ML, RPA, GDPR, and the like. 
⦁    Cross-walked ISO27000+, 31000 & 19770 mapped with IT-Act, BR Act, AML Act, FedRAMP, FISMA, SOC2, © IPR, COBIT, OWASP & NIST. 
⦁    Authored 3 volumes of books titled MSK’s SuperTips & Tit-bits. Authoring on Security Architecture and IoET Security in Industry 4.0. 
⦁    MSK’s Rewards in Wipro includes Wipro Mission Connect Champion, CRS-Star for Customer Centricity, CRS Beyond Boundaries, Collaborative Working, Achievement Orientation, CRS High-Flyer and Engagement Maestro. 

MSK’s current role in Wipro gives him immense pleasure in carrying out the following services to customers

⦁    Security Architecture Evaluation to support Global IT Security in providing consultation services, to assess/develop architecture for IT product and services. 
⦁    SaaS/PaaS/IaaS Security Risk Analysis to assess Cybersecurity Risks and provide mitigation controls to analyse cyber risks and provide  mitigation controls. 
⦁    Guidance in IT cybersecurity framework and compliance to assist in mapping controls to meet global standard requirements, to designcontrols to meet global standards & compliance. 

Suhas Shivanna's picture

Suhas Shivanna is a Senior Distinguished Technologist in Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bangalore. He is currently working as a Chief Architect for HPE Hybrid IT Business unit in the area of security and manageability and has 25+ years of IT experience designing hardware and software products for multiple domains like printers, transportation, traffic management and data centers. He and his team work in defining the security roadmap for HPE products along with driving the governance model and implementation of secure development lifecycle across HPE R & D and supply chain. He has 50+ patent applications/publications and works actively driving university relationship programs across multiple engineering colleges in India.

Kiran Divakaran's picture

Kiran Divakaran worked with clients across geos, worked with a Silicon Valley start-up co and and of late  founded an Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture Eturnti company focusing on providing digital transformation, enterprise architecture, business, management consulting, improving cyber security posture for organizations, training, IT strategy, product evangelization and product management to clients. Has worked closely with the C layer members of organizations to drive IT , digital and business transformations across geographies from across verticals. Is a member of the Open Group UK, Governing board member of CCICI India and Advisory member of Intersection Group Austria.
When not consulting with clients he spends his time training folks on Enterprise Architecture, Product Mindset , Solution Architecture best practices using Agile, lean thinking, design thinking models as aids to facilitate workshops. All of which are increasing relevant as value is being measured in terms of days and not months as per previous model of software delivery.

Hani Eskandar's picture

Mr. Eskandar is the Digital Services Senior Coordinator at the Digital Society Division of the Telecommunication Development Bureau of ITU. Mr. Eskandar is currently involved in providing assistance to several developing countries by advising on digital applications and services strategies and policies, assisting in implementing technical co-operation projects in areas of digital health, agriculture, governance and education. He has led the development of several guidelines and best practices reports on digital applications particularly on digital Health, digital Agriculture and digital Government. Mr Eskandar is currently leading major joint programmes on digital health, digital agriculture, digital government, smart learning and smart villages in collaboration with several governments, UN agencies and other stakeholders. Mr. Eskandar has more than 25 years of extensive on-the-ground experience in the field of ICT for Development where he, through working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent in Switzerland and, UNDP, Ministry of ICT and other NGOs in Egypt, was involved in several development projects in the fields of Health, Education, Illiteracy Eradication, Community Development, SME development and Micro Credits. Mr. Eskandar has an educational background in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) and has completed an MBA from McGill University, Canada and a Master Degree in Social and Economic Development Studies from University of Paris I, France.

Tony Shannon's picture

Head of Digital Services, Office of Government Chief Information Officer/Department of Public Expenditure & Reform in Government of Ireland.
Involved in a range of change/digital programmes & projects at local/regional/national/international levels over the last 20 years, initially in healthcare, then local government, now government/public sector – current role within Irish Government leading on Digital Services.

Education and experience as Medical Doctor/ Emergency Medicine/ Informatics between Ireland, UK & the US over 20 years. Interests in change, complex systems, societal & economic wellbeing, leadership, service improvement, information technology.

Regine Deleu's picture

Regine is a Thought Leader known on a global scale and served as adviser for merging organisations, presenter, and lecturer. Regine is an Excellence Supreme Award finalist 2018 for IT Professional of the Year, and finalist at the Women of Influence award 2015 for innovation.Her key expertise are digital transformation, strategic enterprise architecture, and data governance.
She currently works as General Manager for Digital Architecture for Auckland Transport. Her overall responsibility is to design strategy and set goals for the fit for purpose digital architecture. In this roll she works closely with the business to identify current & future outcomes and opportunities to create a digital portfolio and opportunities for IoT, application, network & infrastructure landscape and security.
Prior to this Regine held senior roles at ISO, New Zealand Government and Oracle.

Marta Arsovska Tomovska's picture

Although diversified, her professional career has always been centered on innovation, digital transformation of societies, and building skills for the future. She is familiar both with the culture of business and the culture of government. As a government Minister for information society and public administration, on Serbia’s path to EU accession, she was leading the creation and implementation of strategies for a digital nation, as well as the public administration reform aiming to build a first-class public service. Before her appointment in executive positions in the government, Marta had 15+ years of career in the ICT sector, managing several prominent companies in IT and telecommunications. Currently, she advises organizations, companies, governments, and local self-governments on digital transformation/business development/PAR, as well as mentoring young entrepreneurs having strong collaboration with European Commission, UN, UNDP, ITU, World Bank, OSCE, Sigma, USAID, and GIZ.

Hsin-Ke Lu's picture

Ph.D. MIS, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Professional Experience

  • Commissioner, Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government
  • CEO, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
  • Deputy CISO, Taipei City Government
  • CEO, Taipei Urban Intelligence Center
  • Director, The Computer Society of the Republic of China
  • TOP 100 MVP Managers 2020 by Manager Today magazine
  • Dean, School of Continuing Education, Chinese Culture University
  • Director, Department of Information Management, Chinese Culture University
  • Director, Asia Enterprise Architecture and System Dynamics Research Center., Taiwan
  • Chairman, Taiwan Cisco Networking Academy, Taiwan