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Special Guest & Keynote Speaker


Mr. Ashishkumar Chauhan, Managing Director & CEO

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai, India

Ashish is the MD and CEO of BSE, the first stock exchange of India. BSE is ranked as the largest exchange in the world in terms of number of stocks listed.

Ashish has been given the Distinguished Alumnus Award for the year 2014 by his alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. In 2014, he has also received the best CEO in the Financial Markets in the Asia Pacific by the Asian Banker. He was ranked amongst the top 50 Chief Information Officer (CIO) by several magazines and institutions between 2005 and 2009 including CIO Magazine US, Information Week, US etc.

Ashish is best known as the father of modern financial derivatives in India. He was part of a small team of 5 people selected from IDBI to set up National Stock Exchange (NSE). At NSE, he set up the first commercial satellite network, initial technology platform, Nifty index, NSE's certification in financial markets (NCFM), listing, derivatives markets etc. At BSE, he has been responsible to bring the fastest trading system in India with 200 microsecond’s response time. In addition, he has also been responsible for revamping of BSE, bringing equity, currency and interest rate derivatives to BSE, introducing mobile trading system in India and several other achievements.

09:00 am - 09:45 am Registration and Networking
09:45 am – 10:00 am Welcome – Opening Remarks
US-India Partnership Series
Seann Nelipinath, Chairman
India Chamber of Commerce, USA
10:00 am – 11:00 am Keynote Speaker Series
Ashish Chauhan, CEO, BSE
Operations; Bilateral Economic &
Investment Relations
11:15 am – 12:45 pm Lunch & Panel Q&A Session
Perspectives & Realities –
(Let’s face it discussion)
Nancy Libersky (confirmed)
District Director US SBA
Michael Langley (confirmed)
CEO, GreaterMSP
TBA (invited)
12:45 pm – 01:00 pm Closing Remarks
Roundup & Network

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US-India Collaboration and Integration - India's Financial and Economic changes; Technological advances in the BSE & Financial industry; Policy Changes due to Make In India initiatives such as Digital India, Building of 100 Smart Cities, 100 Gigawatt Energy projects etc. Financial services sector unification, Best practices in Regulations, Collaboration, Increased market penetration, customer centric approach, economic expansion opportunity etc.


  • a.What role does the market forces play?
  • b.What are the reasons for unmet demands for Credit and what are the proposals that would drive changes?
  • c.How large is the corporate-bond market and why? What are the key restrictions?
  • d.Extensive capital controls – Is India less exposed to global financial markets? Is this good or bad, opinion counts?



  • a.How does the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) operate? Key differentiators from NYSE? Key requirements for US firms and Indiviiduals participation?
  • b.Working and impact of CSR In India
  • c.Role of Capital markets
  • d.FDI in India - Make in India touch
  • e.Bond Markets in India - changing landscapes
  • f.Analysis of Financial Markets in India - future state
  • g.Growth of Financial Sector in India - drawing comparison with US Financial Sectors
  • h.US and India - Bilateral Economic and Investment Relations



Under the India initiatives and its plans to project growth at 8% and above it needs strong growth partners and funding to drive and sustain progress. US, specifically Minnesota is working on future large initiatives such as the World’s Fair Expo 2023 planned to be in held in Minnesota with an estimate of $1.6 billion, Mayo Clinic is planning a 20 year initiative of making this regions as the Worlds Destination Medical Center with $5.5 billion plus investments in phases, and Minnesota winning the Super Bowl 2018 with a brand new stadium being built for this.

This region is spurring growth and innovation and therefore major financial sector players are assessing to either moving-in and or setting up new offices, branches etc. in this region. Minnesota is now known as “Bold North State” moving away from its traditional “Cold North State” tag.


The recently concluded B2B healthcare summit was attended by H.E. Ambassador Arun Singh as the chief guest of honor along with Consul General Dr. Sayeed to Minnesota from (Aug 1-4, 2015). The US-India Healthcare Summit was organized by the India Chamber of Commerce, USA in partnership with the Consulate General of India, Chicago, that saw about 28 world-renowned surgeons from University of Minnesota Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, AIIMS-Delhi, Mohan’s Diabetes, Narayana Hospital and others that include 70+ practitioners, researchers, corporates (UHG, Medtronic, 3M Healthcare etc.), CEOs, from US and India. Further, meetings with the Governor, Lt. Governor, Commissioner of Economic Development & Trade and Commissioner of Health was held including several B2B meetings with CEO’s, and company site visits, to share the opportunities available under Make In India initiatives with possibilities for integration and to explore collaborative partnerships in healthcare.

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Special Announcements

November 25 to 27, 2017: Kolkata, (INDIA) : Global India Business Meeting: As a speaker Seann Nelipinath provides deep practice insights “Towards Smart Cities in Asia” and drives the value of global diversity, partnership in competition, accountability, public knowledge, entrepreneurship, and others to make livable smart cities among other CEOs, the focus of Global India Business Meeting in Kolkata. To the region it brings a foremost gathering of global CEOs, Business Leaders and Economists and Practitioners that are visionaries and investors who share the platform to learn, discuss thoughts for investing for the region. This event is co-hosted by the Government of West Bengal and Indian Chamber of Commerce and attracts significant B2B, B2G and G2G partnership activities on the side.

January 3 to 4, 2018: Indore, (INDIA) : Friends of MP Conclave: Accepting the personal Invitation from the Hon. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s, the India Chamber of Commerce USA Seann Nelipinath will be attending with an investors delegation to witness the significant range of developments and new investments possibility in the growth objectives for this region.

June 23 to 25, 2018: Malaga, (SPAIN) : At the Spain Horasis Global India Business Meeting, Seann Nelipinath will be participating and speaking on India’s Next Leap: Foreign Direct Investments. As a gathering of visionaries, investors, business leaders and global CEOs, this event is co-hosted by the Spanish Government, the City of Malaga and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), to explore Indian firms’ rise to global eminence while debating how to grow India's economy rapidly and sustainably.

June (TBD), 2018: Washington DC (USA) : US Global Coalition Leadership Summit: As a Minnesota State & Global Advisor Seann Nelipinath participates in this erstwhile annual gathering of US and Global leaders share the platform to learn, discuss and help steer the global order in terms of economic and security portfolios. This group then visits the White House and Congress to share thoughts and strong opinions specific subjects that are most pressing and help formulate actions.

US-Global Healthcare Summit