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CEO Incubation at HTIC -IITM Founder - VibaZone ( India, Malaysia & Canada) Managing Trustee, Blue Equator Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundation (BELIEF) Founder - Muthu Singaram Consulting
Mr Muhtu Singaram is parallel entrepreneur having been involved in several startups over last 20 years. He has over 25 years of experience in Engineering, Management and Entrepreneurship. He has a MBA in Multimedia Finance and his passion is in Entrepreneurial Development, Mentoring, Management of Emerging Technologies and Innovation. His first-degree is in Engineering. He is a British Trained Chartered Electrical Engineer and Chartered Member (IET UK), a Chartered Engineer (Engineering Council, UK) and an European Engineer (European Federation of National Engineering Associations). He is also a former professor in management. He was also a council member for the National Incubator Network. He has mentored, consulted and facilitated participants from many parts of the world. He is / has been a Visiting/Adjunct Faculty Member/Professor at several Universities in Malaysia and India. Muthu was the Project Director at British Telecom at their Asian Research Center. In a span of 16 months the team filed 10 patents and 16 publications. Currently he is the innovation driver for several companies and Universities in Canada, India and Malaysia.
Senior Tech Officer
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Dr. G. Balaganesan has done his Bachelor's and Masters in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras. He is currently holding the position of Senior Technical Officer at IIT Madras, Chennai, India. He is heading the Central Manufacturing and Fabrication Facility of IIT Madras. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of manufacturing and teaching. He is also doing active research in advanced composite materials and published more than 50 international peer-reviewed Journals. He has presented his research work at more than 30 International conferences. He has filed 8 patents and some of them are products of startup companies incubated at IIT Madras. He is instrumental in setting-up laboratory facilities for new IITs such as IIT Hyderabad in 2008, IIT Palakkad and Tirupathi in 2015, and IIT Jammu in 2018. He has served as a faculty member on deputation at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Jammu from 2018 to 2020. He has mentored two start-up companies incubated at IIT Madras and holds the position of Director of two start-up companies.
Chief Executive Officer
Maxbyte Technologies Coimbatore
Mr Ramshankar has done his PG degree in Product Design & Commerce from PSG College of Technology. He has done his B.E in Mechatronics Engineering from Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology. He started his career as Technologist (design Automation) in GE Aviation in the year 2008. He had played a role of Senior Engineer and Assistant Manager in ZF Wind Power Technology during 2013-2015. He was a business consultant in Tech Mahindra. Currently he is a Chief Executive Officer in Maxbyte Technologies since 2016.
Senior IP Attorney
LS Davar & Co
Antriksh Mishra is currently a Senior IP Attroney at L S Davar and Co. Before joining in the current role Antriksh has worked with Tier 1 IP law firms in India, and as an Patent and Copyright expert with the in house IP team of Tata Consultancy Services. Antriksh Mishra’s practice encompasses many aspects of IP law, with an emphasis on patent drafting, prosecution, client counseling, and advising clients on Intellectual Property commercialization and litigation strategies. Antriksh Mishra has a techno-legal expertise across multiple industries including, software, automobile, communication systems, electrical equipment’s, mobile applications, manufacturing and consumer electronics. Qualified as an Indian Patent Agent in 2016, Antriksh also expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, for EPO and USPTO, IP transactional agreements, patent oppositions, trademark contentious and non-contentious matters, appeals and client advisory on patent, trademarks, copyright, design and contract related matters to corporates, startups, academic institutions, MSMEs, individual inventors, government.
LS Davar & Co
Sonal Mishra is currently a Prinipal Attroney at L S Davar and Co. Sonal Mishra applies his techno-legal expertise in electrical, electronics, mechanical, communication technology and computer technology to patent matters. Sonal Mishra has a techno-legal expertise across multiple industries including, software, clean energy and renewables, steel, mining, automobile, communication systems, electrical equipment, mobile applications, manufacturing and consumer electronics. Qualified as an Indian Patent Attorney, Sonal also expertises in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, particularly for EPO and USPTO. Prior to joining Law School, Sonal worked with the Intellectual Property team at Accenture services Pvt. Ltd. He then joined Tata Consultancy Services as a Patent Attorney responsible particularly for drafting and prosecution applications across major patent offices including, but not limited to IPO, EPO, USPTO, JPO. Later, he joined an intellectual property law firm and worked there as an Intellectual Property specialist handling wide variety of matters including patent drafting and prosecution, Freedom-to-operate studies, licensing support, IP transactional agreements, patent oppositions, trademark contentious and non-contentious matters, appeals and client advisory on patent, trademarks, copyright, design and contract related matters to corporates, startups, academic institutions, MSMEs, individual inventors, government.
Founder and Managing Director
Thinkinnov Solution Technologies Private Limited
Bala Sabari has done his PG degree in M.E (Product design and Commerce) from PSG College of Technology and UG degree in B.E (Mechanical Engineering) from Vellore Institute of Technology. He started his career as Dy Manager (PLM) in Mahindra & Mahindra in the year 2007. He was a PLM consultant in Berry-Wehmiller International Resources. He had played a role as Project Manager, Solution Architect, Technical Manager in Simens PLM Software. He had also represented different position in Nibana Solutions Private Ltd. Currently he is a Founder & Managing Director of Thinkinnov Solutions Technologies Private Ltd since 2017.