H.S. Jamadagni is a Professor in the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE, formerly Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, CEDT), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He received Masters and PhD degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from IISc. He was the chairman of DESE during 1996 â€“ 2009. He teaches in the areas of embedded systems, communication networks, wireless sensor networks, and VLSI design. His current research work is in application of DSP in communication systems, application of IT in health care, conservation and development, as well as computing architectures for high-speed wireless networks. He has active and vibrant collaboration with several Industries including Intel, TI, Boeing, Xilinx, and Freescale and educational institutions such as EPFL, Switzerland. He has many publications in areas of his work.
Nagesh Singh is an entrepreneur with multiple businesses that focus on education. Foundation for Innovation and Collaborative Education (FICE) delivers ubiquitous, high quality, experiential learning to children and youth. FICE works with leading engineering colleges around India and help them enhance the entrepreneurial ability and employability of students. FICE has adopted more than 40 villages around India - through schools there - that now leverage technology to improve their lives especially when it comes to education, healthcare and sanitation. Sapience Consulting works with more than 2000 Tier-2 engineering schools in India on curriculum upgrade and faculty development. MakeSense Labs develops new content and service delivery platforms in the area of Data Analytics and Machine Learning. University Central works with leading US universities and helps them take their formal and non formal programs to global markets. Nagesh worked with several leading Indian and multinational technology companies before starting his entrepreneurial journey. He lives in Gurgaon, India.
Pradeep Gnanapragasam is an astute sales and business professional with versatile and enriched 11+ years of experience across an array of products and industries. Prior to joining FICE he was part of the business development team at HP India and Wipro. Pradeep possess specializes in enterprise sales, business development and customer relationship management. He holds an engineering degree with specialization in Information Technology and Masters from IIM Bangalore. Pradeep is based in Bangalore, India.
Suryender Kumar Sharma is a lifelong learner who is passionate about technology. He believes in the three principles of Learning, Implementation and Sharing. He had guided and mentored numerous innovative technical projects across diverse domains like smart platforms, water/power quality monitoring and e-commerce solutions. He is presently working on different Intel Architecture based processors like Intel Quark and Intel Atom. His areas of interest include embedded systems, the internet of things, image processing, machine learning and artificial Intelligence. Prior to his stint with FICE, he worked for several years in different organizations in multiple capacities. He was the co-founder of Robotics and Intelligent Systems Community, a student organization, that seeks to enrich the technical and entrepreneurial skills of engineering students. He lives in Bangalore, India.
Vaibhav is a Senior Program Manager with Edunet Foundation and leads the program implementation team. He handles multiple client projects, all focused on post secondary and higher education. He has worked with leading technology companies like Texas Instruments in the past and is proficient in dealing with large and complex projects. Vaibhav is based in Bangalore, India.