The world's first Internet of Drones (IoD) software platform for deploying fully-automated commercial drones at scale.
As commercial drones continue to find applications across verticals, there is a need to deploy these systems at scale. FlytBase provides the edge and cloud-based software layers to deploy fleets of fully-automated, cloud-connected drones at scale. The edge software (FlytOS) serves as the operating-system for drones, and provides the necessary intelligence modules for flight automation, such as, collision avoidance, precision landing, object tracking, etc. The cloud software (FlytCloud) help establish live remote connectivity with the fleet of drones, and connect drones with business applications/workflows.
FlytBase is agnostic to drone hardware, and can help easily integrate automated drones with business applications. FlytBase is currently working with various Fortune-500 customers, largely in the US and Europe, and is helping them deploy automated drones for inspections, surveys, security, delivery, and emergency response. FlytBase is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with its R&D office in India. It is lead by a strong technical and business team of graduates from IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, Georgia Tech, UT Austin, and University of Maryland. FlytBase was a part of Cisco's accelerator program, and was the recipient of TiE50 award at TiEcon Silicon Valley.
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|Light Information Systems Pvt. Ltd.|
|Kfx Circuits & systems Pvt. Ltd.|
|Infilect Technologies Pvt. Ltd.|
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|InformDS Technologies Pvt. Ltd|
|Circle of Life Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.|
|Entellus Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Nupay TM)|
|Altizon Systems Pvt. Ltd.|
|Date and time||10th January, 2019|
|Venue||JW Marriott Hotel, Ballroom Sabha 1|
Senapati Bapat Rd, Laxmi Society, Model Colony, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411053
|Keynote Session||”Mergers & Acquisitions - Insights for Entrepreneurs”|
- Kotaro Zamma
- Head of Section of Open Innovation
and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corp.
Having worked in NTT DATA for nearly three decades, Zamma knows the IT industry of Japan inside out, and firmly believes that open innovation will revitalize his company and the industry.
As the head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation, he directs biannual contests and monthly forums to find and introduce promising startups to business units and customers of NTT DATA, and runs programs that put the partner startups on the fast track to proof-of-concept and new business.
- Kaz Okada
- Senior Expert
Open Innovation and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corporation
Kaz Okada is a Senior Expert in Open Innovation and Business Incubation section of NTT DATA Corporation, which is Japan's largest systems integrator, and he is responsible for globalizing NTT DATA's open innovation program.
His career started as a network engineer serving NASA and the Japanese space agency, but he has also worked as a software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle. He then moved to Washington, DC where he came across countless innovations both as a Manager of Research and Business Development and as a Visiting Fellow of CSIS, which is a top think tank in the United States.
His diverse and international experience makes him an ideal consultant for open innovation, and he is now leading the globalization of NTT DATA’s open innovation program.
Mr. Okada earned his Master of Science from George Washington University School of Business in 2006.
- Kiran Deshpande
- Co-Founder and President
Co-Founder - Mojo Networks (Now an Arista Company) & President, TiE Pune
Kiran has 40+ years of Business Leadership & Entrepreneurial Experience in the Technology Industry. Kiran is the Co-Founder of Mojo Networks (Now an Arista Company) - Massively scalable Cloud Managed Secure Wi-Fi technology & President of TiE Pune Chapter. He has mentored over 20+ start-ups.
Prior to joining Mojo Networks, he has worked with reputable companies including KPIT Cummins (CEO & Chairman for strategy), Tech Mahindra (CEO), Software Services of IMR, Inc.- later acquired by CGI (Vice President) & Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
He is an Angel Investor & Board Member in the companies like - 18th Parallel (Android based smart STB & Gaming Console), Bombay Shaving Company (Men’s grooming) & Sun Shot Technologies (Commercial rooftop based Solar Systems). And a Senior Member of IEEE.
Kiran has completed his B.E.(Honours) in Electronics from BITS, Pilani (BSEE) and M. Tech (EE) from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (MSEE).
- Satish Dhupdale
Satish Dhupdale is a seasoned entrepreneur, having co-founded and exited multiple technology businesses. He has more than 25 years of industry experience, including working for Microsoft at their Redmond, USA campus. He is currently the CTO of AlgoAnalytics, a boutique AI services company.
Satish is passionate about entrepreneurship. He is a Charter Member of TiE, world’s largest non-profit organization for entrepreneurs. He was the chair of Inspiration sessions initiative at TiE Pune for 5 years, and was on the Pune chapter’s Governing Council for four years.
Satish did his Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and Master of Science from Penn State University, USA.
- Ajay Bhagwat
- Founder and M.D
Ajay is the founder and Managing Director of Renu Electronics, headquartered in Pune with offices in the US, Germany and Singapore. It is set up as a 100% Export Oriented Company doing business in the field of Factory Automation, Healthcare, Home Automation and in the IoT domains. Renu Electronics has been judged to be the best company in Electronics in the state of Maharashtra.
He did his B Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay followed by an MS from University of Iowa. He has also been involved in various other companies and has served on the board of companies including KPIT, Spectrum Automation, Galenus Scientific Inc. and various others.
He is the recipient of the prestigious “Distinguished Services Award” from IIT Bombay and has served on the Board of Advisors on SINE, IIT Bombay. He has also been one of the founding Charter Members of the TiE Pune chapter. He is the chairman of the MCCIA Electronics Cluster foundation and has served as the chairman of the Electronics Committee of the MCCIA.
- Revant Bhate
Revant is a Partner @ Kstart, the seed fund of Kalaari Capital and brings with him over a decade of experience of investing, building & fund raising in the nascent Indian start-up ecosystem. At Kstart, Revant leads investments, portfolio management and overseas the expansion of the seed stage initiatives.
Prior to joining Kstart, Revant was a founding team member and Entrepreneur in Residence at one of India’s leading consumer internet start-ups, Rebel Foods, where he played a pivotal role in building the business from the early days to a US$200M valued enterprise. During his time there he initially played the role of CFO where he helped raise all rounds of external financing, post which as CMO and later incubated and built India’s largest Biryani brand - “Behrouz Biryani”. Before this stint, he worked as an investment banker & advisory in the Consumer and Retail sectors.
- 【Jury Facilitator】
- Co Founder/Managing Director
Ajit is the Co Founder/ Managing director of DeepTek – a venture doing cutting edge work in medical imaging AI space. DeepTek has strategic equity alliance with NTT DATA Japan.
Prior to this Ajit has founded and exited multiple venture – which includes Vertex Software, a Japanese market focused IT Services company - which had strategic equity alliance with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and exited to NTT DATA Japan. Ajit is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur.
- Pramod Kumar
- Managing Director - Head of Banking, India
Pramod has 25+ years of investment banking experience spanning across several sectors including industrial, financial institutions, metals & mining, and consumer sectors
Prior to joining Barclays in November 2011, He worked with Citi for over 9 years, most recently as a Managing Director leading coverage of multiple sectors, including auto, financial institutions, EPC, consumer, infrastructure and real estate
He received his Masters in Finance degree from Delhi University and his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from SRCC.
- Vishwas Mahajan
- Co-founder and CEO
Compulink Systems Ltd
Vishwas Mahajan, is the co-founder & CEO of Compulink Systems Ltd, and is also former member of Global Board of Trustees of TIE.
He co-founded Compulink in 1996 and it was one of the first few companies product from India with own IP.
He has continued his entrepreneurial stint with Whizible, software product venture, and Artitude, a performing arts education venture, which are growing. He has also been part of Talentrackr – a recruitment automation software and app, called My Assets – an Asset Lifecycle Management App for personal assets.
Active with local and global industry bodies and associations, Vishwas is the Board Member of MCCIA – Maharashtra’s premier Chamber of Commerce (established in 1932) and the member of NASSCOM– Western Regional Council. He is a recent invitee to Chief Minister’s Transformation Council (CMTC), Maharashtra.