INK-EO salons 2012

August 16 - August 18, 2012 in EO




Arunachalam Muruganantham

Arunachalam Muruganantham

Innovator, entrepreneur

Arunachalam Muruganantham of Jayaashree Industries designed, created, tested and implemented a sanitary napkin-making machine that operates on a small scale.
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Chakshu Roy

Chakshu Roy

Political technologist

Chakshu Roy heads technology initiatives at PRS Legislative Research (PRS), New Delhi.  PRS is a unique initiative that provides non-partisan analysis to all Members of Parliament in India.  Chakshu is developing a comprehensive technology strategy to engage large sections of the population in the policy process.  He has conceptualised and developed India’s only online database of all state laws.  Chakshu has conducted capacity-building workshops for over 1000 journalists on tracking the work of legislators.
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Myshkin Ingawale

Myshkin Ingawale

Researcher and Entrepreneur

I am co-founder of Biosense Technologies, a medical device startup focusing on point of care non-invasive screening and diagnostics. In the past, I have worked at Mckinsey & Company as a business consultant. I have also been a researcher at MIT as part of the team that conceptualized and built the Copenhagen Wheel, demoed at the United Nations Climate Summit '09. I hold a PhD in Management Information Systems from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Bhopal. My interests include Medical Devices, Green Tech, Sustainable Development, User Interfaces, HCI, Social Media, Marketing and Systems Modeling. I am passionate about technology, startups and football.
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Susant Pattnaik

Susant Pattnaik

Inventor

A highly motivated young innovator, Susant Pattnaik from Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, is helping differently-abled individuals with his range of innovations. The ‘Breathing Sensor Apparatus’ assists physically challenged people to operate an electronic wheel chair that uses changes in the breathing. Through this technology, they can even type messages in a specially designed cell phone for better communication. The National Innovation Foundation and Techpedia have filed for a patent for his invention.
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