INK Live is a unique telecast of the INK Conference live and uncut, accompanied by stimulating workshops, contests, speaker interactions, and engaging discussions.See Program Details
INK Live is a unique telecast of the INK Conference live and uncut, accompanied by stimulating workshops, contests, speaker interactions, and engaging discussions.
The Live experience caters to students and young professionals; replicating the conference in a separate, but equally exciting environment.
For the fifth year running, we’ll be hosting workshops, speaker interactions, exclusive talks, inspiring and engaging discussions, and other fun-filled learning activities to participate in.
The workshops, designed to be enjoyable and stimulating, are conducted by professionals and subject matter experts on interesting topics. Past conferences have seen workshops from MIT Media Lab, Nokia Research, Autodesk, Levis, and many others.
INK Live is excited to partner with Goa Institute of Management who will host this year’s event running 16th-18th September at their campus.
Join us for 3 days of exciting interactions, interactive workshops, inspiring talks and an opportunity to broaden your horizons.
If you have a loving connection with Aamchi Mumbai, there’s hardly a chance that you’ve missed the boldest, wittiest, most influential voice on the airwaves.
When you talk about radio, Mumbai Ki Rani Malishka is the first name to pop into your head. Malishka not only enjoys the position of being the top radio-name in the country, but has also received the most number of awards in the radio and tv industry.
She currently hosts her celebrity chat show on Hotstar called M Bole Toh – where she entertains and grills the stars, and, they love it.
Trained in dance forms like ballet, bharatnatyam, contemporary, contact improvisation and martial arts like Kalari-payattu from the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts in Bengaluru, Abhay Mahajan has been a part of more than 30 plays of which he has performed around 400 shows.
He found wide fame with the role of ‘Mandal’ in the hit Youtube TVF series “Pitchers”. In 2015, his Marathi movie RINGAN(The Quest) was officially selected at the prestigious 12th Stuttgart Indian Film Festival.
Rickshawali is a girl-centric comedy channel and the host of the channel is Anisha Dixit. Every Friday, she dons her unique Ricksha Topi and plays an Uber-effervescent alter-ego known as Rickshawali. On Tuesdays she does skits and comedy vlogs, with a funny twist to Indian daily behaviour.
Together, they bring a new spin on the day to day activities of Indians and most importantly, women’s issues. Her most popular series is about making foreigners do Indian things, that is why she is also known as the Hajmola Girl, for she is famous for making foreigners eat Hajmola.
This year she performed at the prestigious YouTube fanfest alongside IISuperwomanII, Connor Franta, AIB, Kanan Gill and more
Harsh Songra is the founder of MyChild, an Android app that uses artificial intelligence to track and inform parents about any delays in the child’s growth and development. Today 1 out of 6 children suffer from one or the other developmental disorder and 16 million children out of 100 million born every year, go undiagnosed.
Harsh created the app because he himself suffered from a developmental disorder and it took his parents 9 years to figure that out. With MyChild, he says it would take parents today, less than 10 seconds to do it.
Hemmant Jha is Chief Design Officer at Godrej & Boyce.
Prior to establishing the Godrej Design Center, Hemmant was Design Director at IA Collaborative, responsible for the concept, design and development of products and built environments for IA’s global clients.
Hemmant was Founder and Principal of industrial design and technology development companies Thinkmore and Think/Thing. Before that, he was Senior Designer at Sony Electronics Design Center working across Los Angeles and Tokyo, and designer at the Harman International Advanced Research Group in Los Angeles.
Hemmant is also Founder of Wheelwell, a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of products and technologies for people with physical disabilities; serves as the Executive Director.
He received his Master of Architecture degree from Yale University, and his undergraduate degree from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
A firm believer in the superiority of vinyl over other media, he is the proud owner of eleven turntables. He is also a supporter and collector of well designed objects.
Kazuhiro has two callings; launching IT platforms and connecting people to bridge more innovations between Japan and other Asian countries. He has worked for McKinsey, Google, Rakuten and 8 other companies in the New biz dev sector.
Kazuhiro has also contributed TEDTokyo auditions, Burning Man Japan and so on. He now lives in Bali and is the author of the bestselling book “Principles of IT Biz”.
Dr. Karanth is Chief Conservation Scientist and Director at the Centre for Wildlife Studies, Adjunct Faculty at Duke and National Centre for Biological Sciences. She has a Ph.D from Duke (2008), a M.E.Sc from Yale (2003), and, B.S and B.A degrees from the University of Florida (2001). Her research in India and Asia spans 22 years, encompassing many issues in human dimensions of wildlife conservation. She has conducted research assessing patterns of species distributions and extinctions, impacts of wildlife tourism, consequences of voluntary resettlement, land use change and understanding human-wildlife interactions. She has published over 100 scientific and popular articles. Karanth served on the editorial boards of journals Conservation Biology, Conservation Letters and Frontiers in Ecology and Environment. She has mentored over 200 young scientists and engaged 700 citizen science volunteers in her research and conservation projects.
Her work has been covered by nearly 150 international media such as Al Jazeera Television, BBC, Christian Science Monitor, GQ India, Harper’s Bazaar, Mongabay, Monocle, National Geographic, NPR, New York Times, Scientific America, Time Magazine and Indian outlets such as All India Radio, Deccan Chronicle, Deccan Herald, Down to Earth, Kannada Prabha, LiveMint, New Indian Express, Prajavani, The Hindu, and Times of India. Karanth’s conservation and research work has been featured in 3 award-winning BBC Series – The Hunt, Big Cats and Dynasties, and documentaries by CBC and PBS. She has co-produced 3 documentaries Wild Seve, Humane Highways and Wild Shaale.
Kriti Karanth is National Geographic Society’s 10,000th grantee and 2012 Emerging Explorer. Her more than 40 awards and recognitions include World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, University of Florida’s Outstanding Young Alumnus, INK Fellow, India’s Power Women by Femina, Women of the Year by Elle India, Vogue Women of the Year and Seattle Zoo’s Thrive Conservation Leadership Award. In 2019, she received the WINGS Women of Discovery Award for Conservation, GQ Man of the Year- Environmental Hero and was awarded the Rolex Award for Enterprise.
Luke is a user experience designer with a deep interest in math and maps. He focuses on simplifying complex networks and is the founder of Numadic IoT. Numadic builds sensors and software for logistics and supply chain management.
He has previously built telematics and product design companies in Canada and the UK. Luke now lives in Goa where he is also the head of Start-Up Goa and start-up incubator, DCCPER.
Nikhil operates the multidisciplinary studio and business incubator, Boiled Beans Inc, whose purpose is to explore the idea of infinity and build technology that can change the world.The incubator builds companies at the intersection of the physical and digital world, in realms like personal fabrication, robotics and physical computing.
He was a TED fellow in 2009 and became part of the founding team of INK, putting together the INK Fellows program and launching www.inktalks.com. He is a repeat offender at this ‘entrepreneurship’ thing and has been at it since he launched a magazine at 20.
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.
He leads the BOHECO Innovation Lab, the organisation’s moonshot and fundamental research and nanotechnology domain. He has always been deeply affected by the growing number of farmer suicides and their state. He has mafe it his life’s mission to reinstate the status-quo of farmers, women artisans and producers in society and develop interventions to continually and sustainably improve their quality of life significantly. He’s a Ph.D research scholor in Business Economics and has been awarded the INK, Rajeev Circle and Ashoka Fellowship.
Acting comes naturally to Jitendra Kumar who is known and recognised for his work in some of TVF’s most popular videos – Munna Jazbaati, remembered for his hyperactive emotional state, Kejriwal in Bollywood Aam Aadmi Party which is by far the most popular TVF video and that of a role as an impatient son engaged in a tech conversation with his Dad!
He played a confused groom in India’s first and highly successful web series Permanent Roommates and finally the lead in TVF Pitchers which is ranked #21 in IMDb’s top TV series in the world.
By the age of 25, Varun Agarwal was already a filmmaker, entrepreneur and the bestselling author of ‘How I braved Anu Aunty & Co-founded A Million Dollar Company’. He is the co-founder of Alma Mater, India’s biggest college apparel/memorabilia company, and also the co-founder of Reticular, a social media marketing firm. The pursuit of his interests brought about collaborations with A.R. Rahman, Preity Zinta, and many others.