Yogi holds a doctorate from IIT, Delhi in Bio-Medical Engineering (Brain and Cognition) and has over 25 years’ experience in Project / Program Management, Business Process Re-Engineering, Research and training, Delivery and Client management, Application Development and Team Management. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI, USA. He is the Founder CEO of Cognolabs Systems Pvt. Ltd., serving in neuro-economics application areas (Cognitive learning, Learning disabilities, neuro-marketing). Yogi has worked with the Ministry of Defense, Government of India and Arthur Andersen Technology Solutions, USA and other prestigious organizations in various capacities as program manager and senior scientific officer.
Parthasarathy specializes in contextual social networks and semantic data analysis as the Founder at CuedIn Technologies, Chennai. With a masters from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Science, he started his career in the information industry in Virginia with Tata Unisys Ltd and went on to be part of The World Bank Group in Washington DC; thereafter, he worked at IBM and Nustreet Technologies, India. He has contributed significantly to the implementation of innovative techno-commercial models for software solutions/services delivery and been a pioneering architect in the cloud computing landscape.
Having built a multi-crore company from scratch, Socro has now ventured into the Startup Funding space as Founding Partner at Zaikenn LLP, Karnataka. As Founding Partner at SJS Enterprises Private Ltd., Bangalore, he led a team that manufactures automotive dial fascia, logos, overlays etc. for the global automotive industry, creating international benchmarks in the sector. Today, his role as a mentor at Zaikenn connects him with bright minds, across sectors – where startups, funding and expansions are nurtured and invested in; making informed decisions that contribute to business growth and sector-specific collaborations.
For the past two decades, Archana has been working closely with students and teachers at different levels. Her specialization has been in the field of Early Childhood Education, where she has developed curriculums, designed Professional Development Programs and trained thousands of teachers across the country. Her techno-commercial capabilities helped grow the Eurokids business in Tamil Nadu to over a hundred pre-schools. As an environmentalist, she has supported CEE (Centre for Environment Education) in their outreach programs. As a researcher she has published several technical papers and as a writer, continues to be associated with Oxford University Press.