The workshop is for AI/ML Startups entering into the market with innovative products and services. The focus is to help startups identify significant challenges, establish synergies between their product ideas, business concepts and market needs and thereby, minimizing time to market and potential risk. Experts will guide you through preserve or pivot strategies for initiation and growth of AI/ML ventures and support you so that you will not perish.

The workshop will help you to –

Understand the opportunities and challenges in the industry

Structure your design concept to match market needs

Develop an appropriate business model for capturing value

Learn legal and IP strategies

Let us take the first step of transforming the future of AI/ML in India together.


Dr Manohar Chikkanna

Director - Strategy & Dean, ISBR, Bangalore

Dr Manohar Chikkanna, has two master’s degrees in management & Commerce, obtained his Doctorate in Management for a thesis on Technology Management in India, with focus on policy environment and the practices adopted in industry, verifying and validating factors that contributed to the growth of industry during the early phase of globalization in India. Topping up with advanced programs on leadership, entrepreneurship and enterprise development from best of institutions in Asia, Europe and America, Dr Manohar has extensive experience of over three decades in industry, government, b-schools and universities, research and consulting organizations, industry bodies and international development agencies.

Widely traveled over 60 countries on scholastic missions and trade delegations, Dr Manohar has a passion for visioning, institution building and talent development.

An ardent speaker and a prolific writer, Dr Manohar has authored many occasional papers and addressed international conferences.

Mr. Rakesh Bhatia

Founder & CEO, The Capital Net.

Ms. Sundari R Pisupati

Partner, Tempus Law Associates.

Ms. Santha John

Founder & Director Coachlife Asia & Chairman Emeritus JWT Mindset.

Ms. Ekta Bahl

Chair - Women Empowerment,

Tie Hyderabad

Partner, Samvad Partners.

Mr. Vikrant Varshney

Risk Evangelist & Contributor to Industry;

Angel Investor & Mentor

Ms.Mamatha Vegunta

Director - Human Resources at Invesco (India).

Mr. Murali Talasila

Partner & Innovation Leader at PwC

Hyderabad Area, India

Mr. Srikanth Badiga

Director at PHOENIX GROUP , Chairman , Assocham

Telangana Development Council, President, SEZ Association of AP and TS

Mr. Vijay Sai Meka

Managing Director at S&S Green Projects Pvt Ltd.

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Ms. SreedeviDevireddy

CEO, SR Innovation Exchange.


August 9th and 10th, 2019.

Last Date to Apply : 31st July, 2019.

Eligibility : Students, Startups, Working Professionals.

No fee, but prior registration is Mandatory.


SR Innovation Exchange, Ananthsagar, Hasanaparthy, Warangal, Telangana - 506371.

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Facilitators :

Sridhar Condoor, an experienced leader and innovator in creating business strategy, marketing, and delivering results. His more than 25 years of business experience covers a broad range of disciplines and responsibilities.

Dr. Sridhar Condoor

Chairman Aerospace & Mechanical Engg St. Louis University, USA

Sridhar is an Entrepreneurial Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the design innovation and technology entrepreneurship areas. Skilled in Innovation Management, Applied Research & Product Design, Entrepreneurship, and Training the Next Generation Innovators.

Col BS Rao (Retd) has over 20 years in the Indian Army and another 10 in the corporate world. His skills have been honed at the 2 most prestigious leadership institutions in the country, viz, the Indian Army and IIM Ahmedabad. His career path goes as soldier>corporate honcho>entrepreneur>B School faculty>start-up evangelist.

Col B.S.Rao

Dean, SRiX School of Entrepreneurship

He has had successful corporate stints in IT and manufacturing, in India and abroad, before he moved on to becoming an entrepreneur, setting up a consulting firm and a food start-up. He is deeply involved in the start-up ecosystem, a visiting B school faculty and start-up mentor.

He believes that “change is the only constant” and is committed to empowering and causing a positive change.

Lalit has over 25 years as an expert in Technology and Operations management. He is an engineer with a PG in Cyber Laws and IP rights, and is currently pursuing his PhD. He hasdiverse expertise and experience in topflight companies like Infosys, Wells Fargo, Virtual Labs and quasi Government institutes.

Mr.Lalit Mohan Sangavarapu


He has managed Commercial Mortgage, Deposits, Wealth and Brokerage. He has established and managed the first Indian Banking Community Cloud and is a Technology Consultant to banks on Cloud Computing, Information Security, etc.

He is a sought after speaker in various national and international IT forums.

He is passionate about the Tech Start-up Ecosystem and is actively involved in it.

SRiX - SR Innovation Exchange

SRiX helps startups build innovative products using hardware and software technologies such as IoT, AI, VR/AR, and Data Analytics in the strategic areas of Agriculture, Healthcare, Environment & Education by providing Maker Spaces, Technology Innovation Labs, Business Incubation, and market access with a Go-To-Market strategy.

Contact us

SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX)

SR University Campus

Hasanparthy , Warangal

Telangana 506371

  : +91-80080 25400


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