August 23, 2022 | Conrad | Bengaluru

Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. From greener buildings to smarter products to mesmerizing blockbusters, Autodesk software helps our customers to design and make a better world for all. We are excited to invite you to CONVERGE , our thought leadership conference of the year on August 23, 2022 at Conrad, Bengaluru.

Executive Leaders

Meet the leadership team at Autodesk, where they walk you through the future vision around technological disruption and unveil the platform of the future.

  • Haresh Khoobchandani, Vice President, Sales APAC, Autodesk

    Envision the New Possible

  • Rajeev Mittal, Managing Director, India, Autodesk​

    Power of Digital Transformation

Keynote Speakers

Witness some of the industry stalwarts come together on a single platform to address the audience on key industry trends and outlook for 2022 and beyond.

Pratap Bose

EVP & Chief Design Officer, Mahindra Group

At Mahindra, Pratap heads India and UK based Advanced design studio. Pratap and his team of over 100 design professionals work across a range of products from Tractors, Trucks, buses, pick-ups and SUV’s. At Converge he talks about Design Thinking and Sustainable Innovation.

Bimal Patwari

Founder & CEO, Pinnacle Infotech

Bimal Patwari is the first generation entrepreneur and founder of Pinnacle Infotech, the global leader in BIM service to the international Engineering Construction industry. At Converge he talks about Design Thinking and Innovation : FIFA Inaugural stadium.​

Veerendra Patil

Founder & CEO, Zebu Animation

With over two decades in the animation industry, Viren is one of the most influential creative executives in India. He co-founded Paprikas Animation Studios (now transformed to Technicolor India) & Xentrix Studios, building them up to teams of 1000+ artists. He now runs Zebu Animation studios as Founder/ Creative Director, fulfilling his lifelong dream of creating his own IP.

Dr. Uma Maheswaran Cheyyar

COO (South & Central Asia), Surbana Jurong

Dr. Uma has over 10 years management experience across various organisations, he holds a doctorate in Building Science, and has served as the Nominated Industry Ambassador for sustainability by the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore​.

Architecture, Engineering & Construction | Industry Track

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  • Andrew Mckune | Executive Director, India | SMEC

    Leveraging technologies and processes for sustainable infrastructure

  • Prem Kumar | Head of PMO, Khatib & Alami Engineering Consultants​

    Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future 

  • Eric DesRoche | Director, Infrastructure Business Strategy, AEC Design Solutions | Autodesk

    Future of Design in AEC

  • Anil Sivadas | Founder & President Enventure Engineering

    Driving Digital Transformation in Engineering

  • Viraj Voditel | Founder & Director | Techture

    Key Priorities & Best Practices In Infrastructure

Design and Manufacturing | Industry Track

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  • Deeptak Chatterjee | Head of Application Development & Innovation | Tata Steel​

    Re-engineering Business Strategy for Industry Convergence

  • Venkatesan M. | AVP & Business Head, Automation Solutions | Titan Engineering & Automation Ltd.

    Delivering Better Business Outcomes with Engineering & Design Automation

  • Mukesh Lalchandani | General Manager, Atlas Copco India

    Data and Digital Strategy to inspire for the next possible

  • Karl Osti | Senior Industry Manager, Manufacturing Industries | Autodesk

    Platform of the Future : Unifying Design, Engineering and Manufacturing 

  • Alok Medikepura Anil | Co-Founder | Director | Next Big Innovation Labs

    Designing, manufacturing and commercializing India's first range of customisable 3D Bioprinters using Fusion 360 - Made in India journey

Media and Entertainment | Industry Track

Hear from Industry thought leaders in Animation , VFX & Gaming on best practices & how they are leveraging use of innovative technology to drive transformation & impact in their Industries. 

  • Rakesh S Patil | Global Vice President Production | 88 Pictures

    The Future trends in the Indian Animation Industry

  • Karthik B. | Head of 3D & CGI | RR Donnelley

    Physical to Digital - The Era of 3Dcommerce

  • Veerendra Patil | Founder & Director | Zebu Animation

    Transforming through Cloud Collaboration

  • Shajy Thomas | Regional Head of Technology, Asia-Pacific | Technicolor

    Transforming through Cloud Collaboration

  • Jayme Wilkinson | Senior VFX CG Supervisor | Autodesk Global Industry Lead

    The future of Media and entertainment industry

  • Lakshmanan C. | Central Production Manager | Basilic Fly Studio Pvt. Ltd.

    Transforming through Cloud Collaboration

  • Biren Ghose | Chairman, CII – National AVGC Committee and Country Head Technicolor India

    Next-Gen Gaming


Converge is packed with opportunities to learn, connect & get inspired.

August 23, 11 AM onwards




Welcome Note

Prabhjot Minhas, Head of Marketing, India, Autodesk


Envision the new possible 

Haresh Khoobchandani, Vice President, Sales APAC, Autodesk


Power of Digital Transformation

Rajeev Mittal, Managing Director, India, Autodesk
Dr. Uma Maheswaran Cheyyar, COO (South & Central Asia), Surbana Jurong
Veerendra Patil, Founder & CEO, Zebu Animation


Design Thinking and Sustainable Innovation

Pratap Bose, EVP & Chief Design Officer, Mahindra Group


Design Thinking and Innovation: FIFA Inaugural stadium

Bimal Patwari, Founder & CEO, Pinnacle Infotech




Customer Experience Zone, Meet the Experts, Meet your Peers


Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry Track
Design & Manufacturing Industry Track
Media & Entertainment Industry Track
AEX Track, Academic Thought Leaders Roundtable


Engagement Break & High Tea


Autodesk Imagine Awards & Gala

Anshu Mor, Master of Ceremony

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Who should attend?

  • CXOs, Business Decision Makers, Directors, Owners
  • Key Industry Influencers and senior decision makers from Government
  • Leaders from architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, media, gaming, e‑learning, animation and VFX

Why attend?

Key Conversation Tracks at CONVERGE

Platform of the Future | Digital Transformation | Industry Convergence | Sustainability | Cloud Collaboration | Industrialized Construction

  • Know

    Audience will understand Autodesk’s direction and Priorities to support the Design & Make industries. They will hear on how our platform vision will support their digital transformation journey.

  • Learn

    Hear from industry leaders and executives on how they are leveraging innovative technology to drive impact in their industries.

  • Inspire

    Engage with 200+ Executives & get inspired to address the compelling changes and transformations impacting your industries.

  • Connect

    Join us for some engagement activities like Meet the Experts, Meet our Customers, Meet our Partners and Autodesk Executives.

Venue: Conrad, Bengaluru

Date: August 23, 2022

Time: 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM