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Theme: Being and Becoming

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February 9, 2013

A conference where brilliant minds convene.
A diverse group of speakers and attendees will meet up in the foothills of the Himalayas to share their insights, stories and perspectives. To chalk out a path, for the community and the individual. A path from being, to the elusive... becoming.

IIT Roorkee
Roorkee, 247667
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Anup Tapadia

At the age of 16 he established a company called 'TechnoKarma'. For being the youngest achiever of Microsoft Certifications he has received written compliments from Bill Gates(Microsoft), Azim Premji (Wipro) and President of India. Presently he works as a Part time Consultant to ‘Express Ventures’ on hi-tech startups.

Nehha Bhatnagar

Nehha Bhatnagar is a Bharatanatyam dancer and has a degree in International Relations from the Knox College, USA. Nehha was an All-India Topper in her C.B.S.E Board Exams and she completed a transfer undergraduate degree in International Relations from Lady Shri Ram College, She recently performed at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010. Nehha as a youth of today is clothing the idea of bilateral and multilateral relations of countries improving through the idea of culture.

Harish Natarajan

An innovator and business leader himself, is an alumnus of IIT-Madras and IIM-Ahmedabad. He is currently the managing director of Bausch & Lomb (B&L) India, where he leads a huge team of extremely talented professionals in a conglomerate that is dedicated to help people see, look, and feel better through innovative technology and design.

Mathew Chandrankunnel

Prof. Chandrankunnel did his post doctoral research studies from Harvard University, Cambridge, Boston. He is also a trained journalist, and has published more than 500 articles in various journals, news papers and magazines. Professor of philosophy of science at "Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram" and "Christ University" Bangalore, Dr Chandrankunnel is the author of several books like "Philosophy of Quantum mechanics", "The Condemnation and Rehabilitation of Galileo Galilei".

Mohit Saxena

Mohit is the Technology Founder and is responsible for InMobi's technology development, including infrastructure, application management and IT. rior to joining InMobi, Mohit was based out of San Francisco and managed the technology operations at Virgin Mobile, world's largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). At Virgin Mobile, he was instrumental in designing and deploying post-paid billing system and revenue recognition system on a pre-paid platform. This helped significantly to make Virgin Mobile the largest and the most successful MVNO in the US.

Jodie Underhill

Jodie Underhill was born in Great Yarmouth, England, and she would have stayed there and lived a comfortable life but for her zeal to improve the world around her. She started organizing mass clean ups in McLeod Ganj, India and founded a voluntary organization "Mountain Cleaners" which is based in Himachal Pradesh and is committed to clean up the Himalayas. She has made the mountains her home and vows to make them a better place to live and improve the ecosystem.

Organizing team


Roorkee, India
  • Shweta Chahar
    Speakers Coordinator
  • Sailee Rane
    Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Abhay Agarwal
    Speakers Prep