INK Campus @ IIT Delhi

March 15, 2014 in Delhi




Kshitij Marwah

Kshitij Marwah

Innovator, Entrepreneur, Technologist

Kshitij heads the MIT Media Lab India Initiative. His vision is to create a movement in India to spread the culture of anti-disciplinary learning, hands-on building and creation amongst the youth. To spread this change, he his leading the Design Innovation workshop series and this year founded the Media Lab DIy workshops to bring different communities including technologists, designers, artists, health professionals onto one platform to innovate and create future entrepreneurs and leaders . He has done his MS at the MIT Media Lab at the cross of photography and technology creating a low cost filter, FOCII to convert any camera into a 3D capture device. His research has been featured on the MIT home page, Forbes, CNET and Economic Times. Prior to joining the MIT Media Lab, he was a researcher at Stanford University and Harvard Medical School, designing next generation predictive interfaces for biologists and doctors. He did his undergraduate studies at IIT Delhi and has worked previously at Google and IBM.
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Nancy Silberkleit

Nancy Silberkleit

Businesswoman

Nancy Silberkleit, daughter-in-law of Louis H. Silberkleit one of the founders of Archie Comics Publications, stepped into her role as Co-CEO of the company in 2009 with a vision that the comic book as a graphic novel is a valuable tool for developing literacy among first-time readers and instilling a love of reading for everyone. As a former public school educator, homemaker and mother, she knows the importance of learning to read and coined a personal motto that “Children+Comic Books=Reading, Knowledge and Confidence.”
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Ronak Samantray

Ronak Samantray

Co-founder, NowFloats

Ronak is the co-founder of NowFloats, a start-up aimed at make the internet relevant for India’s innumerable small businesses. NowFloats helps business owners without access to the internet or a computer set up and update their own websites entirely by SMS. An inventor at heart, this 2013 INK Fellow is also the co-inventor and chief advisor of Bolt, the world's first smartphone charger for bikes, and the co-designer of a ‘Speech Glove’ which recognises finger gestures and converts them to speech.
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Sanvar Oberoi

Sanvar Oberoi

AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEUR

Sanvar Oberoi is the Co-Founder and Director of Finance and Digital Technology at Bombay Hemp Company (BOHECO), a hybrid social enterprise transforming agriculture in developing economies. BOHECO is South Asia's pioneering help company and is working with governements, scientists, farmers, industry and consumers globally to build an end-to-end ecosystem and self sustaining model which unleashes the supercrop's tremendous socio-economic and environmental benefits at large scale. 
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Shankar Tucker

Shankar Tucker

Clarinetist, composer

Shankar Tucker is an American-born clarinetist and composer who creates music that explores contemporary and traditional Indian sounds. He collaborates with other musicians to represent new generation Indian artists - bringing their music to an internationally and culturally diverse audience, both on- and offline.
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