Friday, 30 December 2011

Krishnan Ramaswami- Stanford PhD- Bringing the 3D Experience to Mobile P...

Krishnan Ramaswami has created an App CardzCreator that has been downloaded 2.4 million times on Android and Java Appstores (and he has done all this without being present on the Apple store which he is releasing in a few weeks). He is a PhD in Robotics from Stanford University and has a Masters in Engineering before that from Indian Institute of Science (IISC)- he is the Founder Entrepreneur and the CTO of 3DSoc, , a company funded by IDGVentures.

3D Solid Compression (3DSoC) develops 3D products for the mobile space. Powered by VIS, the world’s most concise 3D representation, their platform and applications enable easy consumption and sharing of 3D content on mobile phones..

Saturday, 24 December 2011


Ever sent an SMS to 55-444 for a search query? or used SMSgyan?

Meet Deepak Ravindran and Abhinav Sree, founders of SMSGyan- who have serviced 250 Million queries since their start, have an active userbase of 10 Million, and do 0.5 Million queries daily. And they were in college until 2009.

Sounds fascinating? I catch up with them and they describe their product and how they got here from Kasargode near Mangalore. If you want to try their product out, SMS any query to 55-444 on any network, or check them out on smsgyan

Friday, 23 December 2011

SanjayPurohit- Infosys.m4v

In this video I catch up with Sanjay Purohit, SVP @ Infosys who has recently taken charge of the Products, Platforms and Solutions portfolio at Infosys, which is targeted with being a third of the overall revenue in the next 5 years.

Before this Sanjay used to earlier be the Head of Strategy and Planning at Infosys- here we talk about his vision for the technology future and what are the key trends he sees, as well as his personal journey so far. You can also check out an Economic Times article on Sanjay and his portfolio at this link Sanjay Purohit InfosysEdge on Economic Times

Monday, 19 December 2011

Anshuman-Mygola-$1Bn Travel opportunity.m4v

My conversation with Anshuman Bapna, who has identified a $ 1 Billion opportunity in the huge travel industry that he is bringing to life through his startup- Mygola (

Anshuman co-founded and sold while in undergrad at IIT Bombay. After his MBA at Stanford, Anshuman spent two years in Google's Strategic Partnerships team negotiating Adsense deals with large travel partners.

Mygola are a travel planning service that lets people reach human guides to do all the online research for your trip. They answer questions about flights and hotels, and also find out esoteric travel information. They have built special technology that mines the unstructured travel information is scattered around the web. They use special tools built on top of the web to find the most relevant and freshest answer to questions.

You can check them out at

Thursday, 15 December 2011

RAJEEV SURI (infosys) on CNBC Young Turks Program.MPG

twitter: #rajeevsuri

I work currently as the Entrepreneur-CEO of a Café Coffee Day group company.

The Media platform I have created is being implemented at Café Coffee Day as new revenue stream. It has gone live in a couple of cafes and is currently being rolled out across 500 cafes in the nation. I have created the concept, the hardware, the content and I run the media business (

With an MBA from IIM Bangalore, I bring to the table my +15 years as a P&L owner with globally respected brands, including the Consumer (Colgate Palmolive), Technology (Infosys) and Retail (Coffee Day) , where I held leadership/P&L roles. 

I was showcased as a Young Turk on CNBC (

Thursday, 8 December 2011

80% of the net will be videoYoubroadband-CEO Chakravarthy.m4v

A very interesting chat with EVS Chakravarthy, the CEO & MD of, a high-speed broadband services provider operating in 12 cities in India and servicing 350,000 households.

He speaks about how he believes high-speed broadband will change the customer experience and drive Video, which, he predicts will form 80% of the net in the future. He also talks about how he did the management buyout of the company from British Gas.

Set up in 2001 by British Gas as Iqara Broadband, YOU Broadband & Cable India Limited became a Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) owned company in 2006.
YOU Broadband is a category 'A' ISP and India's first ISO accredited broadband service provider. YOU offers high speed Internet, voice and video services through cable modem platform to residential, SME and corporate customers in 12 cities. YOU is expanding its presence in other cities across the country.