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Achyutha Ananthamurthy

Cofounder & Head - Operations

Achyutha brings over twenty five years of experience in the information technology industry, having been involved in software testing and customer support to marketing projects and products. He is an entrepreneur, the founder and Principal Consultant for Change Management, Knowledge Management, Business Process Re-engineering and Benchmarking projects undertaken by Chirantan Consultants. He adds value to the evaluation stage in the recruitment of people for various fields of activities from infotech to mechanical and electronic industries. He currently co-owns an exclusive children’s book store. Achyutha was also the Associate Editor of “CHANGE” a magazine totally dedicated to Change Management, BPR, TQM and ISO9000. He was a founder and Senior Consultant for “Symphony”, an organization dedicated to team building and stress management using adventure sports. Achyutha is involved with some research projects on the Third Sector / NGO movement and his paper abstract was selected for the 6th International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Conference held in Toronto between 11th and 14th July 2004. Achyutha is an IRCA certified Lead Auditor for ISO 27001. He is trained on COBIT/Val IT, Risk Management and is an expert on IT Governance and Corporate Governance principles A voracious reader, he trips on music, movies, theatre and traveling.

Manisha Choudhary

Business Manager

Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.Ex Banker, Masters in International Trade, Image Consultant, NSIM Certified Facilitator & Corporate Trainer. Who has a strong hold in BFSI, Motivational Speaker, Team Building Expert, Transformational Leader, Instructional Designer, Content Writer and president of Maharashtra Learning and development for Women India Chamber of Commerce and Industries. I left my Full fledged Job to pursue my Passion . My aim in life is to uplift as many women as I can . Manisha has inspired more than 5000+ professionals across the country A humanitarian, she works hard to transform people to be a better version of themselves. Her offerings range from Classroom Programs to game based learning programs Outbound Team Building, Leadership Coaching ,Online Live sessions, Webinars and video based learning as well. Her energy on the field combined with Experiential Learning ensures each intervention is Successful. Excellent hold in Banking sector Sales Techniques, Soft Skills, OCM, Leadership Management. She has her presence across industries ranging from BFSI, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Retail, and Colleges. Entertainment Industry. Automobile, Pharmacy, E-Commerce, IT & many more.

Nanjunda Pratap Palecanda

Founder & CEO

Nanju is an entrepreneur, a Distributed economy Coach and a Startup ecosystem influencer. He is an alumnus of Bangalore University and IIM, Bangalore. He has been an Entrepreneur across the Internet (Media)/ E-Com, Retail tech, Analytics, HR and HealthTech. He has had an early success of Positive Exits and a few BIG falls. He has a decent experience in raising funding for ventures where he has collaborated and has been instrumental in getting funding for Ventures have collaborated with. He believes Web 3.0 is a great tool for adoption of Distributed economy across every sector and industry. Towards that, he’s been driving Tokenisation of Businesses and primarily building Securitisation of instruments to ensure dependable adoption of Crypto currency. He has invested in Media and Entertainment StartUp, BlockChain Technologies venture, F&B in social impact, Vernacular Media and a Fashion Venture with Social impact. He continues to engage with Entrepreneurs across various Products and Services space in multiple capacities, as Mentor, Collaborator, Coach, Advisor and Consultant. He has been very actively involved in organising Hackathons (with IISC) to develop new Technology Solutions in the Medical device space, which are further lead towards becoming sustainable Ventures.

Pavin Wilson

Head - Campus Outreach

Pavin Wilson
Training – Soft, Sales, Product, IT & ITES / Outsourcing – Telemarketing, BPO & KPO / HR – Recruitments & Contract / Media – GEC & News / Transport – Employee & Taxi/ Maunfacturing – Industrial Products / Films – Regional / NOC Services – BPO / Managed Services – BPO & ASP/ Telecom – Reseller Managed to successfully face the camera for just one scene along with a national award winning actress – The movie did well, don’t worry 🙂 Invested in Manufacturing, Films, Hospitality, Distributed Economy Businesses & Blockchain Enabled Businesses & Ayurveda Intrested in Blockchain Training and Products, Independent Films, Handmade anything, GigEconomy, Ayurveda (holistic type products or services only), Platforms and Trying to connect the codified ideas and practices of the Vedas with business and life. Independent Films Platform, Film Tech and Handmade are in fundraising mode. Blockchain Training will start soon. Left-brained bent to the right.

Dr. Raghavi K Bhujang

Sr Manager - Training

Raghavi K Bhujang, Ph.D. in Computer Science has blended experience of IT Industry and Academics. An accomplished professional, offering 23+ years of rich experience in Technology Leadership, Academic & Administrative Planning, Project Management, Program Management, Learning and Development, Placement Head, Research/Patent writing/publications. Result Oriented, Best Trainer in Leadership, Soft skills and motivational. Good in transforming Corporates to Enterprise Leaders. Has proven success establishing Memorandum of Understanding between Educational Institution and Industry.

Nandhini Rajendiran

Program Manager

Nandhini Rajendiran is a MBA with Bsc-Biotechnology with experience in Government of Karnataka Startup, Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology “Single window Clearance committee”.

She has Executed Government Events like Invest Karnataka, ITBiz, and Bangalore India Bio, Bangalore Nano, Brand Bangalore and so on. Registered Tech based startups under KSUC Policy.

She has run several start-up programs and award winning Hackathons, workshops at Incubators for startups under GoK Initiative, Organizing regular mentoring sessions for startups. on boarding the startups to acceleration program,  analyze and resolve the program risks.

She has also, worked on Policy and Advocacy for Government and Private, She has conducted various events on B2B, workshops and certified Training programs internationally, a top performer, a keen communicator with problem solving skills.

knowledgeable & experienced, best performer- IT, BT, ESDM & StartUp Karnataka, working with IAS & KAS officers.

Sandeep Kumar Sahoo

Blockchain Specialist

A blockchain developer, blockchain trainer, cybersecurity expert and crypto analyst, Sandeep has 12 years of crypto investment knowledge including the latest trend going on in crypto space; DeFi, Metaverse, DCT, GameFi, DAOs, ETF, IDO, IGO, High frequency “Sniper” bots for low cap coins (Cross-Chain) and much more.

He also brings 9 years of blockchain development and blockchain training knowledge which he contributed to many crypto based communities and 4+ years of professional level blockchain development and training which also includes custom blockchain development, gasless smart contract, auditing potential vulnerable smart contract, educating about blockchain technology, scalability solutions, tokenizing real estates, exotic cars tokenization, mutual funds for blue chip NFTs like : BAYC, Doodle etc.

Apart from this he is former director of Savethem India Foundation, he was featured in many national and international articles about his expertise in cybersecurity, blockchain development, social work and business growth strategy even national news channel i.e.: Zee Business and web series : Money Mafia by Discovery+.

Decentralized Finance using Solidity (Ethereum) – Developed & Deployed Decentralized Apps,