Industry quotes
 

 
Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt 
Chair 
UK India Business Council
 
"I was honored to be at the conference that had such distinguished speakers at the opening session. This is a great way for our relationships to grow. There is enormous potential to collaborate between our two countries, and transform people’s lives, particularly in energy where low carbon devices can make a big positive impact on our environment."

 
Dr. Ajay Kumar IAS 
Joint Secretary
Department of Information 
 
"Technology, Government of India Wonderfully organized. Global participation has helped generate interest, thereby helping the sector grow. This is a huge platform to interact with people from the industry and share the thinking of the government with them."

 
Prof. Prem Kumar Kalra 
Director 
Indian Institute of Technology, Rajasthan
 
"Good conference. It showed the industry’s commitment to India. What I would like to see in Vision Summit in the future is a session from students."

 
A Vaidheesh 
Managing Director
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare
 
"Very good. Keen interest in understanding of the healthcare & education space will impress to work with ecosystem. Well done."

 
R Satya Narayanan 
Founder & Chairman 
Career Launcher India
 
"Valuable and invigorating in my view."

 
Bart De Loore 
Vice President& Managing Director
NXP Semiconductors Belgium 
 
"I am impressed with the quality of the organization of the IESA Vision Summit 2011 as well as with the level and relevance of the speakers. Congratulations!"

 
Dr. Anurag Srivastava 
Senior VicePresident
Energy and Sustainability Services
Wipro EcoEnergy
 
"The session was a great forum to bring different industries, government and semiconductor companies to create a new economic opportunity for this country. There was great alignment across on what needs to be done." 

 
James Thomson 
Principal
Deloitte Consulting
USA & Deloitte Global Leader of Smart Grid Practice 
 
" This was a wonderful session and it is very exciting to see the interest  in energy-efficiency within the IESA community. " 

 
Dr Satish Kumar 
Energy Efficiency Ambassador VP
Schneider Electric India
 
"This is a very good initiative to integrate the energy-efficiency industry with the semiconductor ecosystem. People from the industry were genuinely interested in knowing more about the energy efficiency. Thanks for the invite." 

 
Rajesh Razdan 
Founder & Director
Mcarbon Tech Innovation
 
"Enjoyed the panelists. Good mix of people. Would like to participate in future. Thanks." 

 
Rahul Khosla 
Regional Director - Sales & Marketing
PaceMicro Technology
 
"Great show from IESA. Industry players are very active & hope initiatives from IESA will reach out to benefit the larger community." 

 
Prof. Pankaj Chandra 
Director
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
 
"The session was informative and showcased multiple innovations being done by firms in India. The challenge of process-driven innovations, especially for rural and semi-urban markets came out clearly. Great effort by IESA." 

 
Dr. Ramanujan Kashi 
Senior Research Scientist
Avaya India Private Limited
 
"The IESA Summit was very educational and interesting. Great audience and an excellent choice of topics. Extremely relevant." 

 
Dr. Debesh Das 
Minister in Charge
Department of IT Government of West Bengal
 
"IESA Vision Summit 2011 was a successful event." 

 
Moshe Gavrielov 
President and CEO
Xilinx Inc 
 
"Enjoyed the event immensely. Thanks for the opportunity to address this prestigious event." 

 
Vani Kola 
Managing Director
IndoUS Venture Partners
 
"Good content and well organized." 

 
Ashok B Ramaswamy 
Global Director for Software Development
Delphi
 
"Good session, good participation. Can use bigger audience." 

 
Phanindra Sama 
Co-founder and CEO
redBus
 
"It was fantastic! After a long time I felt at home among the semiconductor fraternity that I was a part of four years back. Look forward to the event next year." 

 
Pradeep Vajram 
President & CEO
Smartplay Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
 
"Good discussion, especially for startups. Several start-up companies talked to me to discuss more on collaborative innovation." 

 
Neeraj Varma 
Country Manager – Sales (India, Australia & New Zealand)
Xilinx India Technology Services Pvt. Ltd.
 
"IESA Vision Summit is the premier event for the semiconductor industry and this year, it provided an opportunity to explore ideas, and hear and discuss emerging developments in the ESDM eco-systems both globally and in India. Xilinx CEO, Moshe Gavrielov shared his views on how India is well placed to fuel the next wave of innovation and growth. We enjoyed the excellent opportunities to network with industry leaders and key stakeholders." 

 
Ravi Pagar 
Director
element14
 
"We have been a part of IESA Vision Summit in the past. We used the platform provided by IESA to showcase our re-emerged brand, forge new partnerships, and to share and reconnect with current business associates through the event. The event was mutually beneficial for all participants. It was a key element in creating awareness about our new brand proposition and build synergies between our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. The summit was interactive and helped us gather a lot of inputs that will go a long way in establishing ourselves as a leader in the electronics components distribution space." 

 
Vilas Bhade 
Head - Hardware Practice
Infosys Technology Ltd.
 
"Vision Summit was a good platform to reach our audience, and as a turnkey engineering & technology solutions provider, exchange perspectives on the market with leaders in the industry." 

 
K S Narahari 
Director - Communications
Texas Instruments India
 
"Texas Instruments has been associated with Vision Summit for several years. Vision Summit attracts all the industry leaders, and now with the new ESDM agenda, the scope has increased further. As a sponsor, the conference gives us visibility in the right audience." 

 
TechnoVisionary Award winner
Prof. Rao R Tummala
 
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
 
"I enjoyed participating in the IESA conference immensely. Of course, I enjoyed receiving the award. What is great about IESA is the collection and networking with all the Indian electronics companies." 

 
TechnoMentor Award winner
Prof. Vikram Kumar
 
Indian Institute of Technology
Delhi
 
"A very interesting event with people from a wide spectrum. Glad to see some real innovations being recognized. Wishing a great future for IESA."