Speaker Bio's:  

Sameer Chavan
UX & Usability Expert, Intel
Sameer has over 14yrs of industry experience in designing user interfaces for Mobile, Desktop, E-commerce websites and Enterprise web applications. He has conducted several usability tests & customer site visits in India & abroad while working at Intel, LG Korea, Oracle, Siemens, Info Edge, etc. Sameer keeps interest in technologies for Touch Interfaces, Multimodal Interactions, Gesture Interactions and Context Aware applications, especially for Mobile devices.
Nikhil Prasad
Co-founder and Managing Director, Appacitive Software
With 8+ years of experience, Nikhil has spent most of his career in startups. At Appacitive, he drives the company&rsquot;s product development and technology strategy. Prior to starting Appacitive, Nikhil was co-founder and technology evangelist of Tavisca Solutions and responsible for driving it&rsquot;s technology vision, architecture and practices. Nikhil holds a bachelor&rsquot;s degree in engineering from Pune University.
Vaideeswaran Sethuraman
Founder & CEO, Divum
Vaidee, holds an MS from BITS Pilani and MBA from ICFAI. He wrote the first lines of code for an iphone app while he was at a mall in Bangalore. These days he’s usually out and about running Divum’s business affairs, quoting business proposals, evangelizing emerging mobile platforms and delivering keynote addresses across the globe in conferences on mobile ecosystem. He is also a EDA consultant for a chip designing Silicon Valley based Startup. Vaidee still contributes hands-on to the application development projects and UI at Divum. Before Divum, Vaidee held leadership and technical roles in Texas Instruments, Montalvo Systems and AMD. Vaidee spends his very little and hard-earned spare time venturing off-road trips in his SUV and shooting migratory birds with his DSLR
Sreelakshmi Vaideeswaran
Co Founder & Director, Divum
An ardent Bangalorean hailing from a traditional entrepreneurial family, Sree, as she is fondly called, is strong-willed and is gifted with an unmistakable acumen in financial strategizing. Sree is the Co-Founder of Divum. Her sturdy savviness in business thinking has helped the company garner crucial deals in the early days and is currently responsible for Finance, Marketing, HR and Administration. With a Graduation in Science and Diploma in Management, Sree has held several positions at Honeywell, Mphasis and T8 software before taking the plunge into entrepreneurship.
Soham Mondal
Co-founder & CEO, Triveous
Soham is a co-organizer at Blrdroid as well as Co-founder & CEO of Triveous Technologies. He has been a member of the android ecosystem in India for a couple of years now. He is fanatic about UI design and his app "Sky Recorder" is on the play store.
Robin Srivastava
Lead Engineer, Paradigm Creatives
Robin started working with Paradigm Creatives during the initial stage of the company, and is now leading couple of projects in it. Before joining Paradigm, he was an application developer with TCS & a game developer for iPhones with JumboSquid. He received his Masters of Science from Australian National University (Canberra) with major in Artificial Intelligence. Robin, who is passionate about problem solving via technology, has been working on Android & iOS platforms with some of server-sided technologies.
Aurobinda Pradhan
Co-Founder, PeepalDesign
Aurobinda has spent over 12 years in enterprise solution definition and creating user centric design experiences. With double-digit patent applications to his credit, his extensive experience in designing enterprise software spans across Analytics, Mobility, B2B & B2C segments. Prior to founding PeepalDesign, he was Manager - User Experience at SAP Labs India. A Master of Design from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, a Bachelor of Architecture from the NIT Bhopal and an alumni from IIM Bangalore, Aurobinda brings in ample creative, analytical and management perspectives to design challenges.
Lohith Goudagere Nagaraj
Developer Evangelist, Telerik
Lohith has a decade of industry experience primarily in service based industry. Well versed with Windows and Web based application development using .NET platform. Currently Lohith works in the capacity of Developer Evangelist for Telerik in India and takes care of Evangelism in South India. He is also an active member and one of the leads for Bangalore DotNet User Group. He is an active speaker in local communities. Enjoys listening to Bryan Adams and watching Friends any time.
Anil Reddy
UI/ UX Designer, Independent Designer
Anil has almost a decade of experience in designing. He has been designing since the dial-up years thus building a strong background in design. Over the period of years He has designed digital/web campaigns for Coke, Adidas, BP, Nissan, Sony Play Station to name a few while working with International AD Agencies like Ogilvy,NZ and TBWA, NZ. His passion for designing mobile & tablet apps started since he got his first Smart Phone a couple of years ago. And these days He is in the process of setting up his own UI/UX Design Studio in Bangalore called Lollypop. He is mainly involved in designing UI/UX for Mobile Apps, Tablets and online stuff.
Durga Prasad Vemula
Director - User Experience, PeepalDesign
Durga Prasad brings over 18 years of extensive experience in designing enterprise software, with vast expertise in user experience design, design management, and design research. Some of his work topics include Business Intelligence (Dashboards, Analysis & Reporting Tools), BI Platform Administration Tools, Sales Planning, Sustainability Performance Management, Supply Chain Performance Management, SAP CRM and SAP Business ByDesign.Before setting up PeepalDesign, he was Manager - User Experience at SAP Labs India, first with SAP Business ByDesign and most recently with SAP Business Objects.
Kameswaran Subramanian
Co-Founder & Director, ParaBlu Systems
Kamesh has over a decade of exprience working on enterprise and consumer products. He has taken multiple products from concept to launch in his career and is extremely passionate about technology and new products. He is an ardent preacher of agile methodologies. He also advises other product based startups on need basis. He has held various management roles in MNC’s like Nokia, Robert Bosch and IBM. In his previous stint at a startup, Diginoc, he successfully launched multiple products for Swiss banks. His education spans across engineering degree in computer science and MBA from IIM-Bangalore.