In recent years, blockchain has grown in importance in India, especially among financial institutions undergoing massive digital transformations.

According to Tracxn, a platform for tracking startups and private companies, there are 218 blockchain startups in India as of April 2020.

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In light of this booming industry, Prasanna Lohar, Head of Digital, Innovation and Architecture at DCB Bank, a commercial bank in India, named the 30 best Indian blockchain influencers to watch out for in a recent LinkedIn post.

Srinivas Mahankali

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Srinivas is a graduate of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore and is doing a PhD in Business Administration from SP Jain Global School of Management. As the first program director of the first university-certified part-time postgraduate program in blockchain technology at Amity University, he has supervised a number of blockchain students around the world.

Rajesh Dhuddu

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Rajesh Dhuddu

Rajesh Dhuddu leads the Blockchain & Cybersecurity practice for $ 5.2 billion IT giant Tech Mahindra. He leads a team of more than 500 highly qualified cybersecurity professionals who empower global clients in EMEA, APJ and India to strengthen their corporate cybersecurity stance and build a resilient security organization.

Ronnie Screwvala

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Ronnie Screwvala

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Upgrad.com, an online higher education platform that offers rigorous industry-specific programs developed and run in collaboration with world-class faculties and industry.

Dilip Krishnaswamy

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Dilip Krishnaswamy

Dilip Krishnaswamy is the Vice President of Reliance Jio, an Indian telecommunications company and a subsidiary of Jio Platforms headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Pankaj divan

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Pankaj divan

Pankaj Diwan is the founder and CEO of Idealabs FutureTech Ventures, India’s largest innovation and qualification company.

Ish Goel

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Ish Goel

Ish Goel founded the Blockchain Center of Excellence at Somish in 2016. Through the Somish Group, he has worked with industry, government, real estate, BFSI, manufacturing, retail, agriculture and logistics for the past decade.

Kamlesh Nagware

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Kamlesh Nagware

Kamlesh Nagware is vice president of technology, blockchain strategy and solutions architect, customer loyalty and product development at Snapper Future Tech, a blockchain for enterprise.

Abhishant pants

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Abhishant pants

Abhishant is a Mumbai-based fintech expert. He was part of the m-pesa founding team in India and has more than a decade of hands-on experience in the payments landscape.

Deepak Lalan

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Deepak Lalan

Deepak Lalan is Associate Director of Accenture, a global professional services company with leadership roles in the digital, cloud and security sectors.

Sharat Chandra

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Sharat Chandra

Sharat is keynote speaker, start-up consultant, aspiring tech evangelist, and ecosystem builder. He advises across industries with a focus on blockchain, digital transformation and fintech.

Ravi Jagannathan

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Ravi Jagannathan

Ravi Jagannathan is the founder and CEO of KrypC Technologies, a deep tech company founded by innovation and a passionate team of techno business professionals who have worked together for over a decade to make futuristic technologies easily customizable and viable .

Asharaf S.

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Asharaf S.

Asharaf S is the founder of the Kerala Blockchain Academy, IIITM-K & Govt. the Kerala Initiative to Use the Blockchain for the Common Good.

Ravi Chamria

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Ravi ChamriaDr. Ravi Chamria is CEO of Sofocle Technologies, an enterprise blockchain company. He has more than 18 years of experience in IT consulting in the areas of Fintech, InsureTech, supply chain and e-commerce. He is an Executive MBA from IIM, Lucknow and a prolific speaker on emerging technologies such as blockchain, IoT and AI / ML.

Jitan S Chandanani

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Jitan S Chandanani

Jitan S Chandanani is the BM’s blockchain head for India and South Asia. He is responsible for helping clients leverage the capabilities and strengths of blockchain in their current environment to drive business growth and future opportunities.

Gokul Alex

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Gokul Alex

Gokul Alex is the co-founder and CTO of the award-winning accelerator and aggregator Gigamesh Garage Ventures, winner of Aeternity Human DeFi, ETH India, ETH Planet and Cosmos India Hackthons in 2020. He co-founded Spathion Labs, a decentralized financial platform for non-fungible assets. He was also a co-founder of the Semiott Protocol, a fairness finance platform based on cryptographic proof systems. He also leads blockchain entrepreneurs through the international venture capital platform Blockchain Founders Fund.

Rama Devi Lanka

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Rama Devi Lanka

Rama Devi Lanka is the Director of Emerging Technologies for the Telangana Government.

Santosh M.

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Santosh M.

Santosh M. is the CEO of the Tamil Nadu e-governance agency, the state node agency for all e-governance initiatives in the state of Tamil Nadu.

YES Chowdary

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YES Chowdary

Mr. Chowdary was the founding director of Software Technologies Parks in India (STPI), Banglore, Hyderabad and Chennai. He was one of the key architects in building the IT ecosystem in Hyderabad and Cyberabad.

Rabbit kumar

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Rabbit kumar

Arnab Kumar is India Director of Stratetgy at PayU, a global consumer internet group. He led the Government of India’s strategy and implementation of artificial intelligence, digital economy, FinTech and blockchain initiatives. Co-author of India’s National Artificial Intelligence Strategy; Ex-investment banker with over $ 20 billion experience in M&A, equity and debt transactions in Asia and America.

Rohas Nagpal

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Rohas Nagpal

Rohas Nagpal co-authored an internet draft entitled Biometric Digital Signature Scheme that proposed a method of using biometric data to generate keys for creating and verifying digital signatures. He was also a co-founder of BankChain – a community of 37 banks that research, build and implement blockchain solutions.

Nappinai NS

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Nappinai NS

NS Nappinai is an attorney, Supreme Court of India and Supreme Court of Bombay. With around 30 years of experience, he was a pioneer in developing cyber laws in India. As a litigator who has handled a wide variety of cases related to constitutional, criminal, cybercrime, IPR, corporate and commercial law, she has also conducted transactions worldwide.

Sreeram Ananthasayanam

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Sreeram Ananthasayanam

Sreeram Ananthasayanam is a partner at PwC India and a leader in blockchain and public sector government business for a region in India.

Inderjeet Singh

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Inderjeet Singh is a cyber security specialist, notable industry speaker, innovator and influencer with a proven track record in leading strategic information security initiatives with over 29 years experience in a wide range of areas that include conducting cybersecurity operations and making policy decisions Level affect in multiple organizations.

Debajani Mohanty

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Debajani Mohanty

Debajani Mohanty is the author of the Amazon bestseller “BlockChain from Concept to Execution”, “Ethereum for Architects and Developers”, “R3 Corda for Architects and Developers”, “Ripple and Stablecoins: Building Banks of Tomorrow” and now “Blockchain for Self Sovereign” “Digital Identity” is a solution architect with almost two decades of experience in the industry.

Jaspreet Bindra

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Jaspreet Bindra

Jaspreet Bindra is the founder of Digital Matters, which provides thought leaders and technological know-how related to blockchain, AI and digital transformation. He’s also working on a stealth blockchain startup in the Future of Work space.

Sudin Baraokar

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Sudin Baraokar

Sudin Baraokar is the founder of AIOTF.io, a deep-tech startup that provides AI and emerging tech-driven solutions for insights, optimization, intelligence and “data in motion” platform “AI-based cognitive as a service” . He is a global IT and innovation consultant. Global leading expert and authority on emerging technologies, AI, blockchain, automation, cloud and IoT.

Kashinath K.

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Kashinath Katakdhond

Kashinath K is currently Managing Director, India, for MonetaGo, a provider of blockchain technology solutions. He is responsible for the business development and strategy of MonetaGo India.

Murthy Chitlur

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Murthy Chitlur

Senior management professional with extensive leadership experience around the world with expertise in service delivery, product development, skill development, continuous improvement, pre-sales, consulting, customer management, organizational change management and leadership development.

Ajay Jadhav

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Ajay Jadhav

Ajay Jadhav is the vice chairman of the Trust over IP Foundation. It defines a complete architecture for digital trust on the internet that combines both cryptographic trust at the machine level and human trust at the business, legal and social level.

Subbu Jois |

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Subbu Jois |

Subbu Jois is the founder of Aurigraph.io, a non-mining DLT based on the replication of state machines with a latency of less than a second and no transaction costs.

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