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Rishi Bhatnagar

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Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar is an International Speaker and Thought Leader in the Internet of Things and Digital Space. He has co-authored the book “Enterprise IoT”. He is the recipient of the ET Now Business Leader of the Year 2019”, Voice&Data “Leadership Recognition Award” – India 2019, Indian ISV “IoT CEO of the Year 2018” and BTVI “Business Leader of the Year 2018”.

Currently, as President of Aeris Communications India Private Ltd. (100 % subsidiary of the privately held, Silicon Valley headquartered Aeris Communications Inc., pioneers in the m2m/IoT business since 1992); Dr. Bhatnagar is leading the Aeris business in the Indian subcontinent, MEA and the APAC region.

Prior to joining Aeris, Dr. Bhatnagar worked with Tech Mahindra in various portfolios and served as the Global Head for Digital Enterprise Services in his last role. Dr. Bhatnagar did Global Program for Management Development from Michigan Ross School of Business, USA and holds Doctorate in Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering and Masters in Computer Applications.

In addition, Dr. Bhatnagar is

Chairperson of

• The IET Future Tech Panel, 2020 (earlier The IET-IoT Panel in India from 2015 - 2020)

• CII’s IoT India Summit since 2018 till date

• IoT India Congress 2016 till date

• Broadband India Forum, IoT Committee

• Elecrama’s IoT, AI & Electricity Track

Member of

• Technical Committee at NABH Digital Health Technology and Telemedicine Standards

• NASSCOM Smart Cities Task Force and the Startup Core Committee


• CII National Committee on Technology and the IoT Core Panel

• FICCI Smart Cities Committee

• Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC), Govt. of India for framing Standards and Guidelines for Machine to Machine in India.

• Member of the Advisory Committee, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra, a UGC initiative for skill development from industry in India.