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Tedx Pune 2017

Sept. 9, 2017 | 11:00 AM

3500.00 Onwards


In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDxPune, an offspring of TED organizes events to stimulate and ideate on revolutionary ideas in the form of short powerful talks that are worth spreading. The team comprises of young and energetic people coming from all walks of life who believe in the power of ideas. 

This year, the team is all set to put forth an extraordinary event, TEDxPune 2017 with the theme "UNRAVEL" on 9th September at The Westin, Pune. A day-long event with 8 Live Speakers, stellar performances and an opportunity to interact with like-minded people! You surely would not want to miss this! Are you exciTED to UNRAVEL Pune?

Prasoon Kumar

Prasoon Kumar, Co-Founder, and CEO of billion bricks (BB), is an urban planner & architect with over 10 years of experience in design firms across India, USA, Hong Kong and Singapore. In 2013, he founded BB, a one-of-a-kind non-profit innovation studio that uses design as its primary tool to solve one of the most pressing global problems -- homelessness. He works at providing shelter and infrastructure solutions for the homeless, which are scalable, sustainable, and create opportunities for communities to emerge out of poverty. Since 2013, BB has rehabilitated more than 1,800 people in Asia. Chosen as one of Urban Land Institute's 40 under 40 in 2016, he was a recipient of the Focused Issue Planning Award from the California State APA in 2007 and was shortlisted in the top 5 of the World Architecture News Award under the Commercial Category in 2010. 

Witness Mr. Kumar UNRAVEL global problems at #TEDxPune2017! 

Mr. Rahul Kulkarni

What would happen if we leveraged AI to complement certain human work processes? Can AI bring mentoring to everyone? A firm believer in using AI to complement humans, Mr. Rahul Kulkarni, Co-Founder at DoNew, a social startup that uses technology to bring disruptive people and product innovation to individuals, start-ups & governments, is one of the speakers at #TEDxPune2017!

With a passion for innovative methodologies that result in breakthroughs in technology & product development, holder of 9 patents Mr. Kulkarni has previously served as Chief Product Officer at Sokrati where he blended psychology with ad analytics, as Google India’s first Product Manager where he helped build Google Finance, Orkut & Google Maps, Product Manager at National Instruments Corp where he built high-speed measurement and control systems for customers such as NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration and CERN

Ms Vandana Saxena Poria

Described by herself as an unconventional CEO, part-mad professor, and mentor to people all across the world, Ms. Vandana Saxena Poria OBE, an award-winning trainer, and ecosystem enricher, is our first speaker at TEDxPune 2017.

Ms. Saxena lived & worked in a multitude of countries in Central & Eastern Europe, initially for EY. She served as CEO of BPP international for 7 years before setting up Get Through Guides which she recently sold. She also works closely with the British Government to foster international trade being a director of the UK India Business Council and is a trustee of a global leadership charity.

Bringing all her experiences together, Vandana is now about to release her much-awaited series of futuristic novels about balance in the universe. UNRAVEL valuable insights with Ms. Poria at #TEDxPune2017!

Sameena Manasawala 

Sameena Manasawala, Centre In-Charge, Kaveri Gifted Education Centre. Are we stunting potential innovators and leaders? Sameena Manasawala is a passionate advocate in the area of giftedness and believes there is a huge untapped potential all around us. At #TEDxPune 2017 she will help us unravel this idea by her eye opening experiences working with gifted children. #UNRAVEL new ideas with Ms. Sameena Manasawala at #TEDxPune2017! 


RAMYA SRIRAM - Content and Communication Specialist, Cartoonist and Travel Writer. What happens when we simplify communication? Would it be more powerful or would the message be lost? At #TEDxPune 2017 Ramya Sriram will be unravelling the process of simplicity through her work in content creation and design. #UNRAVEL 

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The Westin Pune Koregaon Park, Pune, India