Mr. KV Kumar is the Chairman of KMF Investment Group, LLC., and Managing Partner at Star, McLaughlin, Kumar & Ackerman, LLC
He is the epitome of volunteerism and community service. For more than 50 years KV has been known and respected for his 150,000+ hours or more than 17 years of volunteer work. He continues to serve and mentor the small businesses, entrepreneurs, people with brain injury, youth and community organizations and individuals in need of help.
KV is the only Indian American to serve six U.S. Presidents from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump. He has also served four Governors, many Members of Congress-Senate and Mayors.
Mr. Appen Menon, Esq. is a corporate attorney and a partner at Condon & Forsyth LLP, a law firm based in New York. He has been practicing corporate and banking laws for over 28 years. He has been actively associated with organizations that promote trade and commerce between United States and India. Appen Menon was an advisory member of the US Trade Mission organized by the US Department of Commerce in 2007. Previously, he was a Director and General Counsel of US Indian American Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he is associated with a number of for-profit and non-profit corporations. He advices various corporations and banks on legal matters.
Kumar Allady is an Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO. Smart-Infrastructure Group is comprised of RADISE International, a geotechnical engineering and materials testing services firm; Smart Structures, a sensor-based IoT (Internet of Things) firm; AFT, Applied Foundation Testing a deep foundation specialty testing firm. Smart- Infrastructure Group Employs 130+ people and has 7 locations in the state of Florida, 1 location in North Carolina, Texas, Hawaii and Hyderabad (INDIA).
Mr. Kinesh doshi is the founding CEO of Accion labs, an innovation-focused technology services firm headquartered in Pittsburgh PA.
Accion was the fastest growing company out of Pittsburgh for 5 years in a row, has 2500+ employees and 20+ offices across US, Canada, UK, Singapore, India, Middle East and Malaysia. Accion recently raised over $100m backing from TA associates, a large PE fund out of Boston & London.
T. Vishnudatta Jayaraman, PhD Communications Director
Dr. T. Vishnudatta Jayaraman is a Communications and Policy professional with extensive experience at the United Nations (UN) in New York, think tanks in Washington DC, and international journalistic experience in India. Over the years, he has authored news articles for a number of leading publications in India, and published print and online journal articles and yearbook chapters on international issues for UN publications.
Rajat Bhatnagar Principal Deputy Executive Director
Rajat is based in Boston and is a leader in building broad strategic alliances. He helps startups through a Launchpad venture across industries leverages technology and digital capabilities to evolve their operating models and transform their businesses to effectively serve their customers, while scaling operations efficiently.
Larry Harvey Deputy Executive Director for Congressional Liaison
Mr. Larry Harvey graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Business Management. Larry has over 30 years of experience in the political arena on local, state, and federal levels as well as many years working with members of Congress both on the House and Senate along with many different governments’ agencies. He worked on many political campaigns from the grass roots level through the planning and development stages. Larry serves as an event planning coordinator for the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute located in Washington D.C.