Annual Disruptive Innovation Conference in Beverly Hills on Sep 14, 2013 - Life Sciences and Big Data

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Pan IIT Alumni Association of Southern California is holding its annual disruptive innovation conference in Beverly Hills on Sep 14th, 2013 - the focus is on Life Sciences and Big Data. This event is open to the public, register now at .

How does one benefit from personalized medicine?
How does Big data impact everyone - have heard it can help win elections, and prevent crime?
What is the role of analytics in life sciences?

If these questions are interesting, register for the conference now at The event brings together the brightest minds in Big Data and Personalized medicine. This will be a day of discovery, dialog, discussion and disruption with today's thought leaders, business leaders, and entrepreneurs. By the end of the event, attendees may want to re-adjust their career trajectory or investment portfolio.

One of the highlights of the event will be the keynote speech by Vijay Amritraj - a celebrity, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

Gunjan Bagla, founder and CEO of Amritt Inc., a global innovation consultancy with numerous clients in the medical and related industries, is moderating the Life sciences panel. Gunjan had this to say about the event:

"The Life Sciences panel features disruptive innovators and entrepreneurs from large and small companies in Southern California. Any professional interested in extending or improving human life and health through technology or in working in this exciting field or in networking with their peers in this sector will find the event to be compelling. Anchoring the Life Science speakers is Ray Cohen a serial entrepreneur who recently sold his latest pre-revenue startup Vessix Vascular of Laguna Hills to Boston Scientific for $425 million. Vessix treats uncontrolled hypertension, a problem quite prevalent among Indian Americans. You will meet IIT Roorkee alumnus Dr. Sanjay Shrivastava who recently made the transition from leading R&D to Marketing at $10+ billion Covidien's Neurovascular Division. Dr. Sanjay Khare is a physician from Kanpur and the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences who left Amgen to start Immungene, which is developing monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics to treat cancer and autoimmune disorders. And a fresh Caltech PhD Electrical Engineer, Aditya Rajagopal, who already has 30 patents (received or pending), will tell us about his two startups, including ChromaCode which uses combinatorics and analytics for the design and interpretation of nucleic acid assays. These technologies will affect our lives and the lives of our families and the world."

Arun Kiri, VP of Professional events, opined: "We have assembled marquee panelists and speakers for a day that promises to be entertaining, interesting, informative, and insightful."

Pramod Kunju, President of Pan IIT Alumni Association of Southern California summed it up:
"Our organization's key goal is to provide value to IIT alumni, their friends, and families in Southern california. This annual innovation conference is another step towards fulfilling this goal. Please take advantage of this unique opportunity to immerse in innovation, and make valuable new connections while doing so. I would like to reiterate that this event is indeed open to the public."

Register now at:

Tanzore Lotus Banquet Room
50 North La Cienega Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

For questions about the event, please contact any of the Pan IIT alumni association officials below:

Arun Kiri: arunkiri(at)gmail(dot)com (909-524-1452)
Smita Goel Bagla: smita.bagla(at)gmail(dot)com (310-968-6899)
Pramod Kunju: pkunju(at)gmail(dot)com (818-209-0172)
Anindya Sharma: anindyasharma(at)gmail(dot)com(949-742-2492)
Anirban Das: anirban.das1981(at)gmail(dot)com (213-453-3851)
Navin Jerath: navinj(at)linxworks(dot)com (818-360-6053)
Arun Tripathi: atrip2000(at)yahoo(dot)com (310-497-2504)
Divya Shakti: divyashakti(at)gmail(dot)com (352-328-8303)

About Pan IIT Alumni Association of Southern California;

PAN IIT Alumni Association of Southern California is an association of alumni & professionals associated with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India who are based in Southern California. We are located in Los Angeles, California with our membership spanning all the way from San Diego to Santa Barbara.

Contributions of IIT alumni to economy, society, research etc are tremendous. Our members are accomplished entrepreneurs, professionals from various industries, renowned academicians as well as graduate students at Caltech, USC, Loyola Marymount, UCI, UCLA, UCR, UCSD, UC Davis, and UC Santa Barbara among others.

Our chapter aims in furthering the mission of Pan IIT Organization of USA by bringing the alumni of the all IITs together. We strive to provide a substantial platform for communication, collaboration and mentorship to its members through various social and professional events.

Founded in 2005, PAN IIT Alumni Association of Southern California has brought IIT alumni in southern California region closer. We are always on the lookout for partnership with dynamic individuals and organizations to further our cause.

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