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This event occurred on
April 8, 2017
9:30am - 4:30pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Narsapur, Andhra Pradesh

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B V Raju Auditorium
Narsapur, Andhra Pradesh, 50231
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Ananth Rao

CEO & Managing Director of Focus Ventures
Ananth Rao is a proven entrepreneur with extensive background in general management, corporate strategy, product development, marketing & sales.He was Ex-Vice President at Motorola. Prior to that, Ananth was Founder of JP Mobile in the US, acquired by Good Technology, which was acquired by Motorola in 2007. Over a span of 10 years at JP Mobile, he provided strategic direction, made several acquisitions, raised over $60M in multiple rounds, and grew the team primarily in the US and India. He led efforts for JP Mobile’s acquisition and worked through the integration. He even worked in Versant & Nortel in USA.Ananth Rao did his Master’s in Computer Science from University of Southwestern Louisiana and Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Andhra University and his Executive business management program from Stanford University.Over the last few years.His investments include internet companies, mobile software company and so healthcare, education & hospitality services companies.

Andy Silveira

Professional speaker and writer
Andy Silveira is a research scholar at the English and Foreign Languages University as well as a language trainer in a BPO in Hyderabad. He enjoys writing, training and engaging with anything queer. He has his degree in The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad of M Phil in English Literature Field Of StudyEnglish Language and Literature. studied MA English literature at the same university and has done MA Philosophy at loyala college,Chennai. Activities and Societies: Theatre, Poetry Reading, Creative Writing Presently doing Phd in Film Studies and Visual Communication

Dr Sujaritha

Profesional Kuchipudi Trainer
Dr. Sujaritha is a Guinness world record holder. She is into Limca books too. A certified dancer in Kuchipudi. Judged various shows like NATA in Atlanta. She conducts carnatic music classes and vocal music classes to physically and mentally handicapped students.

Hemang Vellore

young innovative Technologist
He is an enthusiastic geek since childhood. He has been the Polio Plus Ambassador for Rotary International District 3150 since birth. He is a Paul Harris Fellow too. He has participated in the Polio eradication programme through Runs, awareness, Talks in schools and on media. The coin boxes initiative is a big fund raiser for the Matching Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He was an able volunteer for the flood relief activities during the Kurnool and MahbubnagarHe has taken interest in Robotics and is the National Champion in Robo Golf 2k16, conducted by MIT and Lawrence Tech University, Michigan at IIT Kandi on the Dec 30th 2k16. The Team represented and won the finals conducted in Michigan.He has won several awards in Robotic events at NIT Warangal, JNTUCH Jagityal, Geek Angels Summit, Start Up carnival, IIT Gandhinagar, to name a few. He is trained on Arduino and Raspberry Pie IOT concepts.

Hemanth Satyanarayana

CEO of Imaginate
Revolutionizing Retail, Real Estate, Education, Defense & Entertainment industry through Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies. * Won the NASSCOM Most Innovative & High Potential Product Award - November 2016. * Developed conVRse, the revolutionary customer service platform in Virtual Reality for MetLife. * Demonstrated teleportation using HoloLens at Tech Mahindra's annual Innovation event. * Led the company to become India's top rated VR, AR brand. * Rated by Gartner as Top 3 Cool Vendor for 2016! * Strategic VR Partner to Tech Mahindra. Co-presented B2B marketing solution in VR at MWC 2016. * Secured an equity-free grant of $40K from Chilean Government to setup business in Chile. * Featured on Economic Times ETNow TV Show Pioneering Spirit - Season 2 on Sep 5, 2011. * Selected as one of the Top 10 Product Companies at NASSCOM Product LaunchPAD on Nov 8, 2011.

Lawrence Mohanraj

DGM - Academic Initiative, IBM
He took up IBM Academic Initiative has the mandate of IBM Software Group to narrow the gap between Industry expectation and academia output by helping build a pool of IBM Skills & Capabilities from the students of Engineering Colleges & Universities to make them that much more Industry-ready and employable.Loyola College of Business Administration, Chennai Degree NamePGDBA Field Of StudyMarketing/Marketing Management, General.

Rahul Tamada

Co-Founder of Company Tamada Media Pvt. Ltd
The digital content explosion has made it both easier and harder to build a loyal audience. On one hand, advances in hardware and software continue to simplify capture and production. But on the other hand it becomes harder to capture - and keep - an audience's attention. Consumers on the digital platform want instant gratification and have a low tolerance for glitches and delays. Users don't want to stare at a preloader, have it stop midstream, or see a grainy, pixilated version of what you took so much care to create. Of course, you don't want this either. Today, this is where the new media industry stands and with a team of enriched, aggressive individuals, our entrepreneurial venture, Tamada Media is here to help you with the expertise and proven technologies we bring with us. We help you compete effectively with long-established businesses to increase your viewer base and maximize your ROI on both the content and the technology platforms.

Rohit Swain

Stand Up Comedian
He has done his degree in Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology for the course B.Tech Field Of Study,Electronics. He was the vice president of membership of Toastmasters International. And has also worked as PMO lead in Tata Consultancy Services for 5 years.

Sowmya Bhaskar

Devising HR Policies & Procedures
Sowmya has been Certified in Competency Mapping & Assessment Centre From NHRD Thomas International Certification in PPA.Handpicked by the top management for ‘First American (India) Emerging Leadership Program’ conducted by University of Florida. Certified in professional storytelling from Kathalaya and has Certified in Instructional Design from SHRM. Successfully implemented ISO 27001-information security certification for the organization with key contribution to HR function. She has been Successful in institutionalizing Diversity and Inclusion initiative for the organization and won the Best Emerging Company for the year 2012 NASSCOM award for the company,sucessful in institutionalizing Employee Health and wellness program for the organization.  Won ‘You have earned it’ recognition at Fidelity for boosting self-paced learning solution adoption up to 75% within a quarter.

Organizing team


Hyderabad, India


Hyderabad, India
  • Saranya G
  • Sravan Reddy Chilumula