Saturday, 12th February 2022, 10 AM- 12:30 PM
Dr Shankar Venugopal, Technology Innovation Leader
Dr. Shankar is a technology innovation facilitator. He is passionate about facilitating technology innovations in India. He excels in mentoring inventors to transform their ideas into innovations. Dr. Shankar is a scientist and technology manager with strong technical expertise and experience in translating technical ideas into technology innovations. Dr. Shankar is experienced in identifying new technologies for potential business opportunities with a proven track record in ‘Innovation for New Product Development’. He is a successful innovator with numerous granted patents, technical publications and presentations and has the ability to lead global multi-functional teams with focus on delivery of business strategy.
Education: Ph.D (Indian Institute of Science, 1997)
Experience: 12+ years experience in Corporate R&D – GE and Dow
Awards: receipt of Eleven US patents and one award-winning New product, Recipient of GE’s Edison Inventor awards, Innovation Excellence Award (GE), Edison Excellence in Teaching Award (GE), IISc best Thesis award and Gold Medal