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Meet the IET Future Tech Panel members

The IET Future Tech Panel is guided by a Global Advisory Board

National Advisory consists of

  • TV Ramachandran, Co-Founder & President, Broadband India Forum and Founder & CEO, Advisory@TVR
  • Dr Gopichand Katragadda, Founder and CEO, Myelin Foundry
  • Vijay Karia, Chairman, Ravin Group
  • Aruna Sundararajan, Ex Secretary, Department of Telecommunications and Chairman, Telecom Commission
  • Indra Menon, Director, Laksola
  • Sivasailam N, Ex-Special Secretary (Logistics), Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

The Core Committee members include:

Tech experts




  • Sharat Chandra, Blockchain & Emerging Tech Evangelist, Advisor EarthID

Open Digital Innovation

  • VSR, Chairman & Managing Director, BT&BT

The Future Tech Working Groups

The IET Future Tech Panel has 16 Working Groups currently – Cyber Security, Digital Communication, Water, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Skill Development, Smart Cities, Social Impact, Standards, Legal and Regulatory, BFSI, Energy, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Robotics and Open Digital Innovation.

Each Working group is headed by a Chairperson who along with a team of experts works towards taking the agenda and charter of the sector forward.

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