Sep 25 2020


11:00 am - 12:30 pm



Leveraging AI in Agritech with AWS

Speaker Profile

Ram Dhulipala

Ram Dhulipala leads the digital agriculture theme at ICRISAT. After graduating as an engineer, he worked as a software engineer in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) from 2004 to 2010 on technologies like VOIP, OSI stack and SIP programming. After obtaining MBA in 2011, he worked in executive positions in the corporate sector in the areas of Finance, Corporate Strategy, Program Management and M&A across diverse sectors. In his current role, Ram drives action research on the use of latest digital technologies in agriculture and has been instrumental in strategizing and executing a private sector and partnership based approach towards digital agriculture

Jinesh Shah

Jinesh co-founded Omnivore with Mark Kahn in 2010. Previously, he was Vice President and CFO at Nexus Venture Partners, one of India’s leading venture capital funds. Earlier in his career, Jinesh worked in corporate finance roles for Datamatics (leading Treasury/M&A), Patni Computers (initiating the IPO process), and HCL Technologies (founding the BPO business). He is a member of the of the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Agriculture & Food Processing Committee. Jinesh is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com from R A Poddar College and an MMS (Finance) from JBIMS.