Theme: Freedom Meets Courage

Freedom is power, but requires courage to unveil its strength. Courage is strength, but requires freedom to explore its power. TEDxSMIT will celebrate the ideas where freedom met courage to spark actions that have the potential to impact the civilization. It will give the stage to people who can inspire and engage through their stories and initiate the movement of unveiling and exploring.


Naveen Jaiswal
Co-founder and Head R&D, Vehere interactive

Vehere pioneered communication intelligence for government and large enterprises. Vehere is a niche R&D driven technology company working in the field of electronic warfare, communication and cyber intelligence.

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Will Harris
Co-founder Willpower Improvement Leaders Pvt. Ltd

WillPower Pvt Ltd has a dual purpose of generating profit and changing the world. He provides examples of how to solve the puzzle of your passion and purpose. It begins with understanding. We are one.

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Krishna Hasa
Assistant Vice President, Barclays

Hasa is an independent thinker with an entrepreneurial attitude.She has 5+ years of experience in BFSI and currently works as a program manager for game changer projects in big data domain with keen focus on data visualization and commercialization aspects for Barclays.

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Anurag Singh Rathor
CEO And Co-founder Zify

After gaining industry experience and expertise in various fields and technologies during his 6 year stint with wells Fargo & co, Anurag came up with a novel idea which would not only prove to be a good business idea but also a noble concept with the potential to change the way we look at daily commuting, forever.

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Avinash Saurabh
Founder and CEO, Zoojoo.BE

This man is on a mission to form healthier habits for a whopping 100million people across the globe. To create revolution in mankind by giving health and wellness a completely different dimension.

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Raghav Mimani
Founder and CEO, Nischint Technologies

As india evolves into gen next our security paradigm needs a transformation. Issues such as cyber bullying, harassment and teasing are rampant in our society. However, we are glad Raghav Mimani took the initiative of making our society a better place.

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Bibeth Sharma
Associate professor, SMIT

He is a professional quizmaster, professor, photographer and philosopher, known more as the “Idea-man”, he is the epicentre of student activities in Sikkim Manipal Institute of technology.

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