Tanmay Shah, Founder and CEO of FridayFictionFilms, is a techie turned film maker who holds a Golden Book Of World Record, Asia Book Of Record and India Book Of Record in making 52 short films in 52 weeks in a year. '52FilmsProject' brought together the trend-setting example of zero-budget film making, art of creative thinking and practicing agile execution in short films.
A former Research Associate from IIT-Bombay , Tanmay left his job to make films. His documentary work on salt pan workers of Gujarat has won best short documentary award in 7 international film festivals in 2016. Currently, he is writing a feature film on a distinct culture persistent in Ahmedabad.
From being a mathematical genius, to winning several laurels from a very young age, he is no less than a prodigy. A double Guinness World Record holder, World Memory Champion 2007, he was accredited by National Geographic Channel as one of the “7 brilliant brains of the world”. We present to you our next speaker – Nischal Narayanam.
Nischal is the youngest person ever to clear the CA exams. At age 15, he mentored a company that designs Mathematics Laboratories that have been adopted by hundreds of schools on the state. His rationale is to rekindle the joy and love for mathematics in people who fear it.
A dynamic Young man from IIT Madras, who completed his Masters in Computer Science from MIT, Hemanth Satyanarayana, is the founder of a Hyderabadi startup called Imaginate software solutions.
His startup deals with making lives easy with a relatively new concept of Virtual and Augmented Reality. Today, he has a wide plethora of successfully accomplished projects in areas like Online shopping,Real Estate, Education, Defense and Entertainment and a number of satisfied clients including the Indian Army, Hindustan Unilever, Aga Khan foundation and Aditya Birla group. With his dedication , he was able to come up with creative products like Imaginate lenz, Shoot AR, Heritage AR, first show, Hololens and the list continues…
The consistent spirit of solving problems effectively and efficiently has brought him and his enterprise many laurels like the MIT - TR35 Young Innovator Award 2012, NEXT B2B Award by World Economic Forum, Frankfurt, 2014 and a position in the Top 3 at IBM Smart Camp Kickstart, 2012.
Pulkit started his career with a US based MNC and served there for about two years as Technical manager and then decided to start his own venture in robotics, Gridbots Technolgies.
Pulkit being passionate about technology since childhood made his first radio transmitter at the age of 12 .He coded his own 32 bit operating system during the first year of his engineering. He has also won more than 50 national and international competitions during his engineering in various IIT's,NIT's.
He is a TED fellow ,MIT TR35 Innovator of the Year ,Prestigious Rajeev Motwani circle fellow and adjudged India's hottest entrepreneur by Business World magazine and recently his name was included in the top 25 tech entrepreneurs of India in a report published by MSME - Govt. of India.
His venture, Gridbots Technologies, which manufactures robots for space,nuclear and defense agencies currently serves ISRO, Bhabha Atomic,NTPC, ONGC, Indian Navy,Gujarat Police and various other organisationsand research agencies like Plasma Reserach Lab - IIT's etc.
. The author of the very famous book "Thinking Physics This Way", Kapur Mal Jain did his M.Sc. in Physics from BITS Pilani in 1973 and is currently Joint Director at Directorate Higher Education, Govt of Madhya Pradesh. He was appointed as a lecturer in Physics at Govt. Arts and Science College, Durg and soon awarded Teacher Fellowship by UGC to work at IACS, Jadavpur, where he completed his Ph.D. in 1981. He has also worked in IIT Delhi as a National Associate of UGC and in University of Poona as a Visiting Associate of UGC.
His important research contributions are in the field of Molecular Physics, Organic Semiconductors, Bio-based Power Sources, Nonlinear Effects in Plasma and Physics Education. He has contributed extensively to reputed national and international journals. Society for Advancement of Electro-chemical Science and Technology has also awarded him for his work on 'Bio-based Power Sources'.
We have always been told, It is impossible for east and west to meet. Or for Night and Day to arrive at the same time. A Dentist. A Professional SuperBiker. Seems like another Impossible combination, right?
Our next Speaker makes Impossible possible. Dr. Neharika Yadav, A pro rider of the Ducati 899 Panigale, is India's Fastest Woman SuperBiker. She is Like the Sea, Cool, Calm, and Shimmering, when playing the dentist, Breath-Taking, Adventurous and Dangerous when on her bike.
Earlier this year in April, 2015, Dr.Neharika Yadav participated in the KTM Open Track Day as the only Lady Rider among as many as 97 Male Drivers. And, she speeded past her rivals and thus the gender bender standing 20th on the grid, setting a personal best lap time of 1:52: 379 minutes in just 14 laps of racing. And all this, when she has just 50% movement capability on her right hand.
Madhavi’s journey with special needs started with her Son’s diagnosis of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in the year 2001.
Madhavi has about 15 years of experience in working with children with Autism, ADHD, Developmental Delays and a variety of Learning Difficulties.
Madhavi is the Founder of Ananya Learning Centre – A Learning Centre for Children with Autism, ADHD, Developmental Delays and a variety of Learning Difficulties in 2008. Since 2008 Ananya Learning Centre helped hundreds of children with ASD and other special needs. She also started Sattva Lifeskills and Vocational Skills Centre for Young Adults with Special Needs in 2015.
Anuradha is the Indian artist who has captured the essence of India’s tribal people in all their spirit and sanctity. Anuradha’s paintings have been influenced by the lifestyles of tribes during her association with Dr. Abhay Bang. She worked among the tribes of Gadchiroli area which gave her deeper insight. Further her extensive travels across India gave her a wider experience with various tribes in the region which are Gujarat , Jhabua, Assam , Northeast and Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh.
She has since created several series of paintings based on tribal life, traveling to remote parts of India. She has sensitively brought out simplicity, transparency, contentment in life and Celebration of life using black on white canvas with earthen colors. It’s appreciable that she has shown different textures using thin black lines to express minute details, emotions and depth in her paintings.
Sunil Shastri is the son of Late Lal Bahadur Shastri and has been in the political circuit for more than 35 years now with an impeccable unsoiled track record. He fought and won the UP assembly elections from Gorakhpur in 1980. He later went on to be nominated as the Chairman of the Minimum Wages Advisory Board Ministry of Labor, Government of India, 1990. He joined the Rajya Sabha in 2002. Sunil Shastri has a successful trust that works for the upliftment of rural people through self employment and providing education in the poverty stricken areas of our country.