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 KumarPosition FounderZucca Pizzeria
Arun Kumar is the Founder of Zucca Pizzeria, a food franchise serving best hand crafted pizzas with a collection of crusts and assorted toppings. Prior to Zucca, he worked as a director at Sutherland Healthcare Solutions. Arun has also worked at TATA Communications, HCL Technologies and Reliance Infocomm. He is an expert in marketing, branding initiatives and operations. He holds a degree in electrical engineering and marketing & operations. He is a fan of Tony Robbins, #1 NYT author. Arun has successfully initiated, developed and retained business by consultative/solution selling, leveraging relationships and by persuasive pitches to c-suite executives. He is 2019 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.
Arun RadhakrishnanPosition FounderTiger hill homestay
Arun Radhakrishnan is the founder & CEO of Tiger Hill Homestay, startup which enables people to book their vacation rentals. He has vast experience in Hospitality through handling his family venture – Delightz Inn. He faced a huge problem finding a reliable, trustworthy and value for money accommodation wherever we travelled, and unwillingly, ended up spending on top-end hotels instead. He is expert in collaborative problem solving, corporate social responsibility, Creative vision, Decision Making and operations. He holds a degree in Hospitality administration/Management & Human resource Development, Internal sales & Marketing. He is fan of Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba. He is an active member of SIHRA, TTM & NHRA. He is the fellow of SLP Chennai 2018-19.
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.
Balakumar G VCo-Founder and COOOntro
Balakumar G V is the Co Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Ontro enhancing sporting experience by providing a cutting-edge platform. He currently is also an associate product manager at Parity Cube. He has also worked Associate at Cognizant. He is an expert in Digital Marketing, Operations Management, Sales Growth and Team Management. He holds a degree in Software engineering. He is a fan of Jack Welch . He is 2019 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.
Dhanush RamCo-FounderGetset Ventures
Dhanush Ram is the Co-founder of Getset Ventures, a game based approach to career guidance. Prior to Getset Ventures, he interned at Philips Innovation and SPI Cinemas Pvt. Ltd. He is an expert in Analytics, Strategic Planning and Web Development. Dhanush was awarded Noval Idea Award by Nokia, Most Scalable Startup at Enantra 2.0 - Anna University, Best Project Idea Award at Mozilla Hackathon Powered by Skillenza & Hasura. He holds a degree in Software. He is a fan of Jack Welch, executive chairman at The Jack Welch Management Institute. He is 2019 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in Chennai.