Volvo India Innovation Summit

Innovation is the key to harnessing emerging trends & technologies to shape the future of transportation & infrastructure solutions. With over 9 decades of industry-leading innovations behind us, Volvo Group is now bringing together leaders from India, and the world, to discuss partnerships, co-creation, and the future of mobility.

We welcome everyone to the free live virtual event on 10th November, 2021.
Volvo India Innovation Summit

Volvo Group in India invites you to the 1st edition of the “Volvo India Innovation Summit” scheduled on Wednesday, 10th November 2021. At this summit, we shall also announce the winners of the inaugural edition of the ”Volvo India Innovation Award”, judged by an eminent jury.

We have instituted this yearly summit considering the vital role that innovation shall increasingly play in shaping the future of transportation & infrastructure solutions  and meeting our compelling sustainability ambitions. This, however, cannot be achieved alone. At Volvo India Innovation Summit, we attempt to bring together leading minds from within and our wider eco-system to discuss the role and journey of innovation, partnerships and the future of mobility & infrastructure . Thus the theme, ’Co-creating the future of mobility’.

Listen in to the leaders who are driving innovation in India and around the world. Join us, to watch them live at the Volvo India Innovation Summit 2021. 


5:00 PM


CR Vishwanath, VP, Volvo Group Truck Technology, India

Sudeendra Koushik, Innovation Director & Head of Camp X, Bengaluru

05:10 PM

Inaugural Address

Kamal Bali, MD & President, Volvo Group, India

05:25 PM

PANEL TALK – “Successful partnerships for innovation and co-creation “

Kris Gopalakrishnan (Co-Founder, Infosys & Chair, Axilor Ventures)

Sanjeev Sharma (MD & CEO, ABB India)

Ramesh Ramadurai (CEO, 3M India)

K.R. Sekar (Partner, Deloitte Touches Tohmatsu In India LLP)

Dimitrov Krishnan  (VP & Head, Volvo Construction Equipment)

06:15 PM

POWER TALK - "Technology & Engineering for Innovation”

Lennart Borjesson, SVP, Volvo Group HQ

06:35 PM

INSIGHTS TALK   - "Innovation in Infra development & Public Policy"

Vinayak Chatterjee, Infrastructure Sector Expert & Chairman CII-National Council on Infrastructure

07:00 PM


Volvo India Innovation Award Ceremony




Backdrop, Jury Speak & Award Presentation

Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-Founder, Infosys & Chair, Axilor Ventures

Lennart Borjesson, SVP, Volvo Group HQ, Sweden

Vinayak Chatterjee, Infrastructure Sector Expert & Chairman CII-National Council on Infrastructure

Zarin Daruwala, CEO, Standard Chartered

Helene Niklasson, VP, Volvo Group HQ, Sweden