Aditya Elango Founder and CEO Tournament OS
Aditya Elango is the Founder-CEO of tournament OS, an end to end tournament digitization platform that is currently transforming the sporting landscape in the country. Aditya is a former International Badminton Player, ranked 80th in the world in mens singles in 2011. At 28, Aditya has over 15 years experience in Sports and Event Management having started playing professionally at a very young age. He was instrumental in organising the 'Tamil Nadu Badminton League' which was India's first international Badminton League, modelled on the lucrative IPL in 2012. Aditya created ripples in the badminton community by conduction the finals of the event in a shopping mall, a first in badminton in the Country. Tournament OS is Aditya's brain child where he combined his passion for technology with his expertise in sports to fill many voids and solve major painpoints in this old and highly neglected industry
Ahshif AbdeenPrincipal Integrator & FounderKoyyaka Technologies
I’m a right brainer. I love radio and apple. Currently engaged in developing apps for iOS. My diverse interests, liking and creative thought processes over time got consolidated into a business entity called Koyyaka. My inspiration and passion towards Koyyaka has its roots in being an iOS developer and with my strength being a UX person.
Anand BCo-Founder and DirectorTrentz Interactive Services
Anand B is the Co-founder & Director of Trentz Interactive Services, which works on Interactive Education (Dexterit) & Interactive Entertainment (ICIE - In Coach Interactive Entertainment) products and services. Prior to this, he was working as Projects Manager for Innovation eXperience. He is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer by education, who is primarily interested in social innovation models and technologies that can enable equitable socio-economic developments. He has been an active IEEE volunteer se 2009 and is currently leading student activities at state & national level and humanitarian technology activities at state & Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) level. He has been associated with education activities and programs throughout his IEEE career and contributed significantly for its growth at various levels. Anand has organized and volunteered for about 125+ events with IEEE and received 15+ recognitions and various prestigious awards for his outstanding leadership & services to IEEE. He has also received other awards like IEEE Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) Humanitarian Technology Activities Project Award & IEEE Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) Student Paper Award 2012 and Global Humanitarian Engineer of the Year Finalist 2013. His other interestslude playing badminton, he being a shuttler has played and represented in various state and national badminton tournaments. He is 2014 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Anand KumarTheo&Ash (Familia Fashion Ventures .)
Anand Kumar is the co-founder of Theo&Ash, an e-commerce brand that manufactures and retails in Leather products. Leather jackets is Theo&Ash's core speciality and they have a dedicated factory that they have tied up with to get these jackets made. His website www.theoandash.com is live and functional and it also retails with several online marketplaces like Flipkart, Jabong and Snapdeal. Anand Kumar is a 2015 fellow at SLP.
Antony Venus A JCo-CEOTrentz Interactive Services
Antony Venus A J is the Co-founder & Director of Trentz Interactive Services, which works on Interactive Education (Dexterit) & Interactive Entertainment (ICIE - In Coach Interactive Entertainment) products and services. He is an Electrical & Electronics Engineer by education, who is primarily interested in economics and education. He has been an active IEEE volunteer se 2010 and is currently co-leading humanitarian technology activities at state level. He has been associated with education activities and programs throughout his IEEE career and contributed significantly for its growth at various levels. Venus has organized and volunteered for about 50+ events with IEEE and received 10+ recognitions and various prestigious awards for his outstanding leadership & services to IEEE. He has also received other awards like IEEE Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) Humanitarian Technology Activities Project Award & IEEE Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) Student Paper Award 2012. His other interestslude Dancing, he being a Dancer has danced and represented in various state and national competitions. He is 2014 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Archana Stalin Founder and CEO myHarvest
Archana Stalin is the founder of myHarvest, a startup that helps people experience farming in urban spaces. She worked at TCS for 2 years where she started her career with GIS based projects. Archana has also worked at Naturals salon chain as the head of Marketing handling the complete marketing initiatives of over 500 salons. She was a key person who launched 4 sub brands for Naturals group. She is an expert in creating impact, conceptualizing an idea and creating marketing strategies. Since 2008, she is also the founder of BUDS , a not-for profit that works for environmental causes like pond restoration and rural empowerment. Archana was awarded ""Women Lead Achiever” by Rotary Club of Madurai. She holds a degree in engineering (GeoInformatics). She is a fan of Kamalhassan and her greatest inspiration is Nelson Mandela. Archana is passionate about promoting environmental sustainability. She is a2017 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai
Arul MuruganCo-founder & CEOSnackexperts
Arul Murugan is the Co Founder & CEO of Snackexperts. Prior to Snackexperts, he worked at IAP Farm Services and also at International Agricultural Processing. He has 7 years of experience in food processing - From sourcing to shipping everything that he had learnt and handled in a single company. He is an expert in Business Strategy, Agriculture, Business Development. He holds a degree in Horticulture & an MBA in Food & Agricultural Business Management. He is a 2016 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Arun Prakash MCo-founder & CTOGUVI
Arun Prakash M is the Co-founder & CTO of GUVI, an online Vernacular Mentoring/learning platform, focused on IT skills.. Prior to GUVI, he worked at Symantec, CSC, PayPal, kalido and KLA-Tencor. He is an expert in Agile Methodologies, Design Patterns and Software Development. He holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from SIT. He is 2016 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Bala RajFounder, CEOAngaadio
Bala Raj is the Founder and CEO of Angaadio, an online shopping website. Prior to Angaadio, he worked at WaterHealth International as the Head of IT. Bala has also worked at Ganymede Solutions, RBS and Atlas Systems. He is an expert in E-commerce & IT Operations. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, a Master's degree in Information Technology and a post-graduate diploma in Business Administration and Management. He loves playing chess, football and badminton. His vision is to alleviate poverty, and enrich people’s daily lives by means of technology. He is 2016 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Dimple JainQ4 Central
Dimple is an budding entrepreneur from Chennai, India. Her passion towards applying Psychology as enabler to develop and enhance one's strengh led her to start Q4 Central. She works with Children & youth from across the world and has helped them perform exceptionally in their life. A learner herself , nothing pleases her more than a highly satisfied Customer.In 1999, She started counselling and leadership development programs, with a mission to unleash the strength within that brings break thorugh performance for the youth of Indai. Shee also mentors/supports housewives, young trainers to start conveting their hobbies into pay cheque.A P.hd in Psychology her other passions include playing batmintion, spending time with family and pets and watching movies. His long term passion is to see India becoming a 100% Literate Country.
Fathima Batcha Founder and CEO Sollu
Fathima Batcha is the founder of Sollu, a customer communications and engagement company. Prior to Sollu, she worked at iNautix technologies ( a BNY Mellon company), Deloitte Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting and prior to starting Sollu, she was heading technology at Xcode Life Sciences. She also has another startup called Ahad Foods which she started 6 years back. Sollu won the Heroes of India award from the Association of Healthcare providers of India for their work in providing and managing a Healthcare helpline during natural calamities. She holds an Engineering degree in Information Technology from University of Madras and completed her Masters in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Gokul GCo-Founder, CEOFinons Intelligence System
Gokul G is the Co-Founder and CEO of Finons Intelligence System, a startup involved in creating an artificial intelligent engine called Finon which generates Insights about public companies that even the CEO of the company is not aware of. Prior to Finons, he founded esBull Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. which was his first entrepreneurship venture. He has previously worked at Mobius Knowledge Services and Vishwak Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is an expert in Data Mining, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He holds a Masters degree in Physics. He is a 2016 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Jai KanthCo-Founder & CEOInfinite Engineers
Jai Kanth is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder of Infinite Engineers, an initiative by a team of engineers dedicated to educate budding scientists at school level. He is an expert in Research, Public Speaking & Design. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Technology Management. He is a 2016 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.