>Abhishek Chakrala

About The Speaker

Abhishek Chakrala

for more information check http://abhishekchakrala.com/ Abhishek Chakrala is CIO of Agri10X (A Blockchain based Agriculture e-marketplace that can leverage the potential of rural economy), he is working as a Program Manager at Tessonics, Canada. He is working with different governments on developing high impact business solutions through AI, Blockchain and IoT in the Agriculture Industry. He specializes in innovative corporate strategy, marketing, business development and exceptional service delivery. Abhishek’s diverse background in new product development, commercialization, service delivery, and marketing was built through a series of executive leadership roles with companies in Canada, USA, Singapore and in India. His success spans multiple industries, including consulting, telecommunications, technology and information services. Abhishek led a success story at NASA, he was a winner of NASA Space Race Challenge where he got commercialization rights to commercialize 2 NASA patents. He also got special recognition from the European Space Agency for his contributions in managing global wastes using GPS. He received the Best Researcher Award of India- for his contributions on the Telemetry and Tracking system for MARS Orbiter Mission (Indian Space Agency). Abhishek is honored by Cognizant Technology Solutions as Best Strategic Advisor. He served as a Judge for Walton Family Foundation supported SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Enterprise) CHALLENGE Abhishek is a member of ESA, IIRS, OSPE, ACES, NASSCOM. He is serving as a Judge for World Blockathon, Freedom from Cancer Start-up Challenge, Neuro start-up Challenge. He is also serving as an advisor for 8 well established start-ups and 4 start-up accelerators in Canada. Abhishek holds a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical and Computer Science from University of Windsor - Canada and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from SCSVMV University-India. Career Highlights v Program Manager – Tessonics v CIO – Agri10X v Executive Board Member – P24 Ventures v Executive Vice President – Grainster v Vice President of Engineering – AdvancingX v Advisor – NASA Space Race (CAI) v Board Member – Stratodynamics v CTO – Riderless Technologies v Scientist SC – Indian Space Research Organization v (Worked on Telemetry and Tracking System for MARS ORBITER MISSION) v Research Engineer – Defense Research Development organization of India