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Theme: Learning

This event occurred on
October 3, 2013
9:00am - 5:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Coimbatore, TN

Join us to educate the world!!

TEDXGRD is one of the lucky TEDx communities worldwide who will be engaging towards the concept of education. Our event will feature a mix of live speakers and performers.

Retail Professionals, Management Consultants, Chief Executive Officer, Cricketers and Artists will be sharing big ideas about collaborative action and sustainable solutions, surfacing stories on the concept of learning.

The themes will be diverse – art, education, entrepreneurship and culture – all elements whose presence dictates the success of our future concept about learning

Charles Babbage
GRD School Of Commerce & International Business
Civil Aerodrome Post
Coimbatore, TN, 641014
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Ramesh Jude Thomas

Current President and Chief Knowledge Officer at EQUiTOR. Past Alliance partner for India at Interbrand. Vice president SABRE at MAA Communications Bozell Ltd

Rahul Narvekar

CEO at NDTV Ethnic Retail Limited. Co Founder and Director Brand Sourcing at Fashion and you. Past Senior General Manager at DLF Retail Developers LTD. Head Retail at Suncity Projects. Vice President at ANSAL API.


A doctorate in Retail Management and a retail industry expert and consultant, runs his own advisory SHARON WAYNE with a diverse portfolio of retailing clients. Serving on its advisory board currently, he was the founding CEO of Retailers’ Association of India (RAI) and he has played a key role in establishing RAI in India as the country’s recognized professional retail body.


She is the Managing Member of Daya Sri LLC . Elaine Kueper is connected to other officers through these corporate roles. One of the top connections is Baskaran Pillai.


He a professional beat-boxer, hailing from Mumbai. A true performer with amazing talents.


A right arm off-spinner who played for Tamil Nadu in first class cricket. He made his debut in the 1987-88 season when Tamil Nadu won the Ranji Trophy. Often backed by the huge totals that the batsmen compiled, he took 35 wickets, including a career best 7 for 94 in the final against Railways. Another 30 wickets in 1988-89 earned him a place in the one-day squad against the touring New Zealand and the team to West Indies.


A businessman turned Social Entrepreneur. His childhood interest prompted to set up a Non Governmental Organisation in the name of RUSS FOUNDATION, to cater to the needs of young children from deprived background with a special emphasis in the fight against HIV/AIDS. He helps a large number of children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. As a mark of recognition, he was invited to meet the Microsoft Chairman, Mr. Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, in Chennai in the year December 2005.


She is a professional charted accountant, of more than 22 years of experience. Who is fascinated about life, and she is an active member of Yes+ and art of living. She conducts orientation modules for TCS.


Principal correspondent with the Hindu, Coimbatore, she writes on higher education, human intrest, defence, disability and social welfare. Recipient of the Laadli Media award 2012 instituted by the United Nations Population Fund for gender sensitive reportage.


She is a graduate student of Bachelors in commerce, who has a preclude interest in music and has obtained academic certificates in the feild of music theory and drumming from Trinity University UK. She is a black belt holder in Martial Arts and she has acquired three district championship awards. And can play a variety of instruments on the go.


An engineer with an M.Tech currently pursing his Masters in International Business at GRD School of Commerce and International Business. Has a peculiar interest in solving the Rubik's cube within 120 seconds.

Organizing team

Krishnakumar Ramachandran

Coimbatore, India
  • Keshav Kishore
  • Soji Varghese John
  • Nithin Jayan