A Padmashree and Khel Ratna awardee, Bronze Medalist – London Olympic Games 2012, Gagan Narang runs the one of its kind ‘Gun for Glory Shooting Academy’ with 15 branches across the country. With a unique talent search program for children aged 11-15 years across India, they are adopted by the Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation and provided free coaching and training under its scholarships.
Rajesh Dhuddu defines the term ‘Bitcoin’ & ‘Blockchains’ in the global payment industry for merchants and consumers alike. He is currently leading the Market Development initiatives for Quatrro Processing services in South Asia. Join us to know how digital currency is going to transform our lives.
The co-founder and CEO of NowFloats, an organisation that enables businesses to get online and get discovered, Jasminder is working on the next level web opportunities for businesses. With 18 years of experience in the IT industry he spent over 3 years on building India’s first global software product for the financial services industry at Tata Consultancy Services.
An active volunteer with iSPIRT, the Open API and the cashless India teams, Sanjay Jain takes a bow in defining the next generation payment systems. A key contributor in the India Stack, one of the developers of the Google Map Maker, Sanjay is currently leading the platform development efforts at EkStep, a not-for-profit learning portal for children.
The first blind student to graduate from MIT, Srikanth is the CEO and founder of Bollant Industries that churns employment opportunities for specially-abled individuals. He cofounded the Samanvai center for children, a non-profit organization to provide support to specially-abled students aiming for a professional career. Srikanth motivated and trained around 8,00,000 students and adults in Lead India 2020 training programs.
Known as the Mysterious Mountain Girl, Jaahnavi’s brainchild is the #Mission7Summit, through which she aims to climb the tallest peaks of every continent to be able to raise funds and educate the underprivileged girls in India. She has records to her name for climbing the Mt. Elbrus, Mt. Kilimanjaro of Africa and completing the Aussie 10 Challenge in 4 days.
Born in a weaver’s family, Mallesham is a traditional weaver of Pochampalli silk sarees in Sharjipet. With a strong desire to relieve his mother’s pain, he went to design a machine to mechanise the Asu process. While working at a workshop in Hyderabad, he noticed a machine’s movement and quickly returned home to give the final touch to his Asu machine that brought a revolution for the weavers in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. He named it after his mother, the Laxmi Asu Handloom Machine.
Dr. G.V. Ramana Rao is the Director of Emergency Medicine Learning Center and Research at the 108 GVK Emergency Management Research Institute in Hyderabad. He has mentored and trained over 260,000 professionals, doctors, nurses, EMTs/paramedics and first responders etc. Dr Rao has authored over 50 national and international publications and is an invited speaker to several international and national conferences. He is a recipient of Society of Emergency Medicine (SEMI) Excellence Award 2014 for his contributions to Emergency Medical Services.
Founder of The Sri Lankan Blue Whale Project, She is the first National Geographic explorer from Sri Lanka. She is a marine biologist, ocean educator and pioneer of Blue Whale research within the Northern Indian Ocean. Join us to hear her amazing story.
Kiran Kanojia – India’s First Women Blade Runner – Blade Runner
A test engineer by profession and the sole game changer of her life, Kiran Kanojia is the first lady blade runner of India. A tragic incident left her with an amputated leg and an opportunity to turn her life around. A living inspiration for many, Kiran believes in not waiting for miracles to happen but to start living and working towards them.
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Founder of the documentary production company, Tourist With A Typewriter, Saeed is a freelance documentary filmmaker, documentary photographer and print journalist based in London. With a vision unlike others, Saeed captures stories and illustrates thoughts that are dedicated to human rights and social justice through his documentaries.