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Theme: Latent Manifestations

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August 13, 2016
Mumbai, Maharashtra

At TEDxJaiHindCollege 2016 we attempt to bring to you ideas that are invisible to the conscious mind in spite of their colossal presence around us. The half day event will take place in Jai Hind College on 13th August 2016, and during the event you will experience a manifestation of the world around you, into one full of bright innovating ideas.

A Road, Churchgate
Jai Hind College, A Road, Churchgate
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400020
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Aayushman Sinha

Talent Manager
Aayushman Sinha is rumoured to be India's Youngest Artist Manager who manages clients like DJ Chetas (India's No.1 Bollywood DJ) & Lost Stories (India's No.1 EDM DJ's). A digital media buff by nature and marketeer by passion, he has launched his digital marketing agency- Hashtag Media Solutions which offers total digital media support to their clients. Their artist management services include ­ Bookings, Talent Development, Endorsements, PR & Marketing, Co­Creating IP's, Curation and Programming, Production, Music Management and Tour Management. He also manages Armaan Malik.

Craig Travasso

Voice Artist
Travasso is a Mumbai based voice artist. He speaks for a living. His candid style and vibrant voice spices up his presentations. Craig has done voice overs for TV commercials, TV programmes, corporate videos, e­learning, audio books, narrations, product demos and animations. Harnessing his experience he conducts workshops on communication.

Gayatri Jayaraman

Gayatri Jayaraman is a Mumbai ­based reporter, editor and writer, who is in the process of authoring two books. She was appointed as the senior editor at India Today and is currently a frequent presence on platforms like Daily­O and Buzzfeed. Her writing style is eccentric, pragmatic, and throws light on noteworthy ideas that are often invisible despite their colossal presence around us.

Ishwari Deshpande

peaker Bio: Ishwari Deshpande is the fourth generation artist in a family of illustrious Indian classical musicians. Classical art is in Ishwari’s blood. Trained since the young age of three years, under the watchful eye and traditional grooming of Prerana Deshpande, Ishwari has diligently been learning the nuances of Kathak for over fourteen years. Ishwari shows great promise in all aspects of Kathak namely ­ 'Laya­taal', 'Aang Sanchalan' and 'Abhinaya'. Ishwari was awarded the FIRST PRIZE in the national level Golden Talent Contest 2008 with Pt. Birju Maharaj and Smt. Girija Devi as part of the panel of judges. She has grown up watching these stalwarts closely and learning through their workshops and imbibing the 'Sanskar' which is a vital aspect of the Indian classical arts.

Jerry Johnson

Senior Manager
Jerry Johnson is a TFAS Fellow (The Fund for American Studies), having completed the Philosophy of Political Economy (PPE) program through George Mason University and the University of Hong Kong. More recently, he participated in a leadership program at the Universidad De Los Andes, in Santiago, Chile, where he studied Leadership and Political Economy in the Americas. Beyond his academic and professional pursuits, Jerry has been published in national daily newspapers like The Times of India and DNA. He also provides commentary on social and political issues on online sites like The DailyO and news channels like the BBC World, CNN-IBN, and TIMES NOW.

Kabir Jaiswal

A fifteen year old ‘not-a-prodigy’ from Delhi, has won Startup Street at VIT University. His project was selected among the top 14 projects out of 900 at the Inspire Awards and many more laurels are bagged by this young boy for his innovative idea. After securing patent rights for the same, Kabir Jaiswal is all set to talk about his invention, that is, “HEATCHAP”.

Mudit Yadav

Chartered Accountant
Mudit Yadav is a motivational speaker and a presentation skills coach. He is also a chartered accountant who has worked as an infrastructure strategy consultant with the ‘big four’ firm. He has also represented India at London, in the ESU International Public Speaking contest; and his inspirational talk ‘What Next?’ ranked as a finalist among 44,000 global contestants. Mudit’s talks have empowered more than 150 audiences from 50 countries over the past decade. His primary topics range from motivation to presentation skills and personality development.

Nadia Vitari

Social Worker
Nadia Vitari comes from Italy but currently lives and works in Mumbai as an international coordinator and fundraiser for Ra Foundation, an Indian NGO taking care of unprivileged children with a groundbreaking and holistic approach. She has studied, worked and lived abroad in India, USA, South Korea and Finland, besides of course Italy. She aims to broaden and deepen both her knowledge of art in general, social behaviours and foreign languages as well as attitudes to gain a multifaceted practical expertise in working and dealing with a variety of situations, people, tastes and styles.

Panditji Milind Tulankar

Born and brought up in a family with musical background; Panditji started learning music from a very tender age. His grandfather Late Pandit Shankar V Kanhere (Satara), who was a famous Jaltarang player, influenced Panditji in taking up this unusual dying instrument, the Jaltarang. He is one of the topmost Jaltarang players of India. Pandit Milind Tulankar is indeed a name, synonymous for the untiring efforts, devotion, and endless passion in pursuit of promoting Jaltarang.

Prof. Daswani

Professor Kishu Daswani has been teaching law at the Government Law College, Mumbai for over 25 years, where he is a Faculty Advisor and responsible for the publication of The Law Review, Government Law College, the premier academic journal of the college. In addition, he is the founder member and the Coordinator for the Securities Law course at the College and has been appointed by the Governing Council of the College to work on Social empowerment of underprivileged in college. In the past, he has taught at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; has conducted lectures at the Maharashtra Judicial Academy, Uttan, Mumbai; and at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He also teaches International and Humanitarian Law at the Rotary Peace Centre at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and is a teacher at the Masters in Public Policy Program, Human Rights and Business Law at the St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Sandeep Thakur

Sandeep Thakur is one of the leading violinist of the industry today. A seasoned musician trained in Western Classical style under the tutelage of his father, Sandeep Thakur has raised to be a consistent talent making a mark of his own. He has rendered his talent to the likes of musical maestros like A.R.Rahman, Mithoon, Amit Trivedi to name a few. He has performed at prestigious venues like The Royal Albert Hall, London and The Esplanade, Singapore. He has his own YouTube Channel where he beautifully amalgamates songs and makes covers for his loved listeners.

Vikash Mittersain

Vikash Mittersain is the Chairman and Managing Director of Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and also the Founder and President of the India Business Group. Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd. started in the year 2000 employing 200 people and his company has been awarded consistently for the last three years in the category of fastest growing top 50 companies in India and is amongst the top 500 companies in Asia Pacific by Deloitte. It is expanding to be a Global company. He is also the co-author of YOU CEO book along with Dr. Nitin Parab and Cyrus Gonda which sheds much light in having interviewed some of the Country's leading CEO’s.

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Mumbai/ Delhi, India