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MAURICE DE HOND

Founder of SteveJobs Schools, Netherlands

MAURICE DE HOND

Maurice De Hond is the founder of the Steve Jobs School in Netherlands. It is an elementary school where every student is encouraged to receive an individualised learning by the use of an iPad. The school’s model has been adopted by 35 public schools in the Netherlands. He is a prominent influencer in the election opinion polls and an internet guru. He also acts as an adviser to the government and other organisations on topics like future development. His 1995 book ‘Dankzij de snelheid van het licht’ successfully forecasted several internet developments of the future.

ROHAN ROBERTS

Innovation Leader, GEMS Education, Dubai

ROHAN ROBERTS

Rohan Roberts is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder of many international global organizations of repute including Intelligent Optimism, Café Scientifique Dubai and Awecademy. He is the Innovation Leader at GEMS Education which is the world’s largest private education provider. At GEMS, he is responsible for driving the innovation strategy planning and entrepreneurship wing for the organization.

DR. ATTAULLAH WAHIDYAR

Senior Advisor, Ministry of Education

DR. ATTAULLAH WAHIDYAR

Dr. Attaullah Wahidyar is a senior policy expert and strategic management guru. He is a renowned scholar and a frequent speaker at various international forums. He speaks on a wide range of issues such as education, peace, national security, international relations and development.

SUMEER WALIA

Director, CEED

SUMEER WALIA

The ‘start-up mentor’, Sumeer Walia has been actively involved in the development of the start-up ecosystem in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh region. With over 16 years of industry experience, he is currently the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Education Development at Chitkara University. Additionally, he is also the Director of the Chitkara Innovation Incubator Foundation in Chandigarh.

KAUTILYA PANDIT

Child prodigy

KAUTILYA PANDIT

Also known as the Google Boy, Kautilya Pandit is famous for his IQ of 150 which is the same as that of Albert Einstein. At a young age, he delivers talks and takes sessions for world leaders and has a deep understanding of topics like statistics, geography, mathematics and astronomy.

Kavita Das

Principal, St. Johns High School

KAVITA DAS

Kavita has taken St. John’s High School to great heights making it best school in the region and ranked in top 3 of All Boys Schools in India. She started her teaching career in 1985 at St. Columba’s New Delhi as an English and value education teacher, joined St. Johns in 1997 and became the Principal in 2007. She has been presented the Shiksha Shri Award, Gender Sensitization Award, Award for Social Service, Best Out-reach and Visionary School Leader of India 2018.

Rajnish Sharma

Dean CURIN, Chitkara University

Rajnish Sharma

Dr. Rajnish Sharma is currently in the role of Dean (Research) at CURIN department of Chitkara University. He has more than 20 research papers in International journal and conferences of repute in his as many numbers of years of academic and research career. He is actively involved in promoting research culture in his university and also guides many research students toward their ME and Ph.D. programs in the area of next-generation electronic devices.

Harshpal Singh Khurana

Founder & CEO, TabSchool

Harshpal Singh Khurana

Harshpal Singh Khurana is a founder of Tabschool, a content curator and teacher aggregator platform combined with LMS & Social Learning.In past, he has provided IT solutions to fortune 500 companies such as MotherCare, RedBull Africa, Hutch now (Vodafone), Zapak – Gaming platform and many others. After providing solutions to such companies for 12 years he decided to start his own venture in educational technology after he traveled to few villages of Punjab and Haryana where education was really in bad shape. He believes that technology can help in solving the problem that exists in education.

Niyati Chitkara

Principal, Chitkara International School

Niyati Chitkara

She is a dynamic leader with more than 10 years of experience in teaching, school administration, and management. Principal of Chitkara International School, Dr. Niyati Chitkara has been chosen amongst “33 Young rising stars of Indian education” by Education World. She’s an edupreneur who has brought fresh energy, management expertise and inherited knowledge into today’s ever-evolving education ecosystem.

Mitul Dikshit

Photographer & Cultural Activist

Mitul Dikshit

He lives in Chandigarh-India, where he heads Dikshant, a chain of schools. He is also the producer and festival director of Chandigarh Literature and Film Festival which is a rare festival that looks in-depth at both cinema and literature through the prism of extraordinary individual works. Also a President of International Space Society, he has been promoting Space Science in India.

Mitul’s love for adventure and travel is brought to life through his photography. An avid traveller, Mitul has travelled all the seven continents including Antarctica, on which his coffee table book named ‘Antarctica-Gods Own Canvas’, which is being published by Roli Publishers and should be out by the end of this year. Mitul’s diverse education, varied work and wide range of skills have opened doors to places.

Vineeta Rajput

Principal, The Millennium School Patiala

Vineeta Rajput

Mrs. Vineeta Rajput is a highly experienced educationist who has been in school management as a principal for almost 20 years. Her experience along with her entrepreneurial skills made her a key figure in expanding modern education market. She has been the founding principal of M.M. International School Ambala and Mahatma Gandhi International School, Puducherry. Having established schools all over India and guiding them, she’s currently the principal at The Millennium School Patiala.

Dr. Shabana Urooj

Chairperson of Educational Activity Board of IEEE Delhi Section

Dr. Shabana Urooj

Dr. Shabana has over three years of industrial and 16 years of teaching experience in premium universities. She has authored and co-authored more than 100 research papers which are published in international journals and international conference proceedings. She has been awarded at SPRINGER in 2017, IEEE NANOFIM 2015 at University of Salento Lecce Italy, Young Associate Professional Membership Award from American Ceramic Society, U S A in 2012 and many more. Currently, she is holding the responsibility of Joint Secretary and Chairperson of Educational Activity Board of IEEE Delhi Section. She is also a member of Technical & Professional Development Activities of IEEE Delhi Section.

Neha Kashyap

Principal, MM International School

Neha Kashyap

Ms. Neha Kashyap is spruce and a passionate educationist. An almunus of prestigious St Bede’s she believes in never give in. Her ideology behind teaching has been always ground breaking and novel making her recipient of higly acclaimed TOI- Youngest Principal Award 2017. She has been massive in her approach and benevolence for students. A sought after professional groomed by Birla Education Trust, Neha believes that learning doesn’t come easy until all fingers fold to form a fist.