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Theme: Teasing Every Dimension

This event occurred on
October 28, 2012
9:00am - 4:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Surathkal, KA

TEDxNITKSurathkal aims to spread the TED spirit here. What could be a better audience than a crowd of young collegians, technically competent and ideologically sound, with the urge to do something for the better? With the theme "Teasing Every Dimension", TEDxNITKSurathkal will encompass a wide range of speakers enough to satisfy the palate of everyone.

Silver Jubilee Auditorium, NITK Surathkal
Surathkal, KA, 575025
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Arun Sharma

He is India's leading trainer and author for CAT/CSAT and aptitude tests in general. He has cracked CAT 11 times with several 99.99 percentile scores. A post graduate from the prestigious IIM, Bangalore (Class of 1995) Arun dedicated himself to the field of aptitude and personality training. In Mindworkzz, he is responsible for the Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation part of the training.

Balaji Girisaballa

Balaji Girisaballa's is the CEO of Yahoo! Entrepreneurship Network which builds relationships with start-ups, VCs, partners, academia, developers, and industry bodies. The Network group focuses on building an innovation culture, building business from concept to launch and scaling it globally and developing an ecosystem of partners, alliances and developers. Bala Girisaballa is an entrepreneur and a techno-business leader with global experience. He was the Co-founder of nineMotion which is a B2B portal to manage outsourcing relationships and Director of Product Strategy at Oracle Corporation. His expertise lies in varied fileds such as E-commerce, Security, Customer Relations, Product Strategy, Saas, consumer internet, start-ups, innovation, leadership and product management.

Dasami Moodley

Director of Business Development at InVenture . Earlier, She worked in India as part of the organizing team of the Sankalp Forum, the largest platform to catalyze impact investments in Asia. Dasami has also created and led several HIV/AIDS awareness and advocacy campaigns in Canada and South Africa and initiated her own goal-setting program that aims to empower young women.

Freeman Murray

Freeman Murray is the Co-Founder and Director of Jaaga, a Bangalore based venture that seeks to nurture innovative endeavors by providing space, core infrastructure, and a diverse social environment to artists, designers, geeks and activists.

Gopal B Hosur

Gopal B Hosur is the IG, of Bangalore, and was actively involved in the anti-Veerappan operations. He has served as City Police Commissioner and also held the additional charge of the Inspector-General of Police. He was awarded the Presidential Police Medal of Gallantry on Independence Day, 2012 for his exemplary service as an IPS officer.

Shruti Seth

Shruti Seth was born on 18 December 1977.She did her schooling from Ashok Academy and graduated from St. Xavier's College, Bombay with a degree in Economics and Commerce.she hosted First day First show and Junglee Jukebox. She has acted in many serials such as Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand and Shararat (sitcom) with actress Farida Jalal. She is also seen in on Sony Entertainment Television. She has also hosted several seasons of Comedy Circus on Sony Channel.She is an Indian Entrepreneur running a company named "My Company" which provide event, marketing and promotional ideas and solutions to build business, expand clientele, generate revenue and create awareness about your product and services

Sumit Dagar

Sumit is an Indian interaction designer and filmmaker working on the Braille Phone, a mobile phone for the blind. He graduated from the National School of Design, Bangalore, India. He is a TED Fellow and visiting faculty at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology

Vijay Krishna

Vijay Krishna is the Director of Arghyam ,a Nonprofit organisation working in the domain of water technonology development and scaling. They work through partnerships to address the basic water needs of Indians who cannot get access to it easily- in a sustainable and equitable manner. Arghyam manages a portal dedicated to water issues in India:, which the most comprehensive website on water in India. He has an abiding interest in social and development work and has been involved in informal ways in this kind of work for a long time. At Arghyam, Vijay has worked intensively on the India Water Portal from the launch in January 2007 onwards, and is currently its research director.

Organizing team


Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Chirag Mahapatra
  • Praval Sharma
    Publicity & Outreach
  • Vignesh Venkatesan
    Public Relations
  • Suresh Alse
    Technical Lead
  • Madhumita Shridara
  • Chaitanya Krishna
    Marketing & Sponsorship
  • Chaitanya Krishna
    Marketing & Sponsorship
  • Ajay Thomas
    Event Management