Dhanish is a Strategic Designer currently thriving at the Boston Consulting Group has been on a relentless pursuit to reshape the design landscape. Armed with a Masters in Design from the renowned Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. His academic brilliance shines through with his All India Rank 2 in NID and All India Rank 9 in CEED. Beyond his academic prowess, he's a serial entrepreneur, having successfully founded three startups that demonstrate his innovative mindset. Dhanish has a remarkable zest for life and his energy is infectious. His story is full of exciting turning points and you will be inspired to reach new heights. Please help me in welcoming our distinguished speaker, who is here to engage us with his thought-provoking ideas.
Joel, is a Learning & Organisation Development expert with a stellar record of success in projects spanning Change Management, and Digital Enablement. With notable contributions to Swiggy Instamart, he's also a sought-after consultant in eLearning and Instructional Design. Beyond his professional achievements, Joel's musical talents have left a lasting mark, with a breathtaking score for 'Brahmastra' and contributions to 'Four More Shots Please S:3.' As a virtuoso flautist, arranger, and composer, his enchanting melodies have graced both the stage and the silver screen.
Recognized as a Young Change Maker by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Maitri's academic excellence and pioneering work in technology have left an indelible mark. She pursued Computer Engineering at K.J. Somaiya College and earned her Master's from Georgia Tech, specialising in Artificial Intelligence. As a founder and Chief Empathy Officer of 'Mind Assets,' she empowers people with disabilities and creates merit based job avenues for them. Her story has graced the pages of Forbes, Humans Of Bombay, and TEDx.
Meera Warrier is at the heart of the captivating Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, she embodies the spirit of creativity and culture. Meera's boundless dedication and enthusiasm infuses this grand event with deeper resonance, seamlessly blending art, music, literature, and diverse talents
Praveen is an accomplished Mentalist and Hypnotist with 14 years of captivating expertise. Featured on India’s Got Talent S10, he is a consultant for Bollywood movies and ads. He masterfully adds a sense of wonder to every setting. His corporate shows, cherished by brands like BMW, Audi, HDFC, Taj Hotel, and Femina Awards, reflect his exceptional artistry. Renowned for crafting an enchanting atmosphere, he is truly a magician who will win you over not only with his artform, but with his insight of human psychology and his unfathomable belief system.
Sachu Ramalingam, is a true inspiration and role model. She's providing vision rehabilitation to over 15,000 people facing similar challenges. With two master's degrees, a B. Ed, a Ph.D., and 25 dedicated years both internationally and at National level, uplifting thousands of children with special needs nationwide, Sachu is a motivational speaker herself. Her story of personal triumph over adversity, from single motherhood to corporate success, and her unwavering commitment to serving the differently abled is truly moving. Her accolades, including a National award from the President of India and CNN IBN Super Idol award, reflect her remarkable impact. Currently, as Associate Vice President of a large educational institution, she heads inclusive education and mental health verticle, positively affecting 40,000+ children across the country
Senthil Kumar Murugesan
Senthil Kumar Murugesan, is a visionary entrepreneur and CEO co-founder of JioVio Healthcare, a health tech startup aimed at reducing maternal and infant mortality rates with the help of AI-enabled IoT kits and Telecommunications software. With over 13 years of tech industry experience, he's a passionate innovator dedicated to using technology to address real-life challenges. His journey from engineer at Fortune 500 giants like Samsung and Qualcomm to founder of JioVio Healthcare showcases his remarkable impact on the community and explains why his health tech startup featured in a Harvard Business School case study. Senthil's commitment extends to community empowerment, mentoring, and education, particularly among girls and young women through 'MetooMentor.' His impressive contributions have earned him recognition as a top Technology Explorer by Nasscom and a prominent figure in the open-source ecosystem.
Zubin Savla. As an Electronics Engineer and Researcher at IIT Bombay, he's a true trailblazer in innovation. Zubin's groundbreaking healthcare devices and mentorship of budding innovators attest to his remarkable impact. He's also committed to shaping the future of education through science curricula and STEAM programs.