THINK TALKS

Technex has always been popular for its brilliant guest lecture series - ‘Think Talks’ - which have a reputation for being a confluence of knowledge and fun. Technex’18 witnessed personalities hailing from varied domains coming together to share their knowledge and experience with students from all around the country. Mr. Vinod Dham, popularly known as the “Father of Pentium”, talked about his role in the development of the pentium processor that made Intel the world’s largest chip maker. Mr. Dilip Chhabria shared his story, from being a student of commerce to running a company that designed India’s first supercar. Mr. Sam Pitroda, a telecom inventor, an entrepreneur, a development thinker and a policy maker talked about his role in the telecommunications and technology revolution of the 1980’s. Mr. Balaji Vishwanathan, a man of multiple talents, shared the secrets of his trade. Dr. J.N Reddy Distinguished professor, Regents’ professor and inaugural holder of the Oscar S. Wyatt Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, talked about his role in developing the finite element method. Balaji Holur, Senior Vice President of Android Platform and Multimedia System Division at SRI, wowed the audience by sharing his experience in the tech industry. All the lectures saw throngs of excited students coming to enrich themselves. Technex'19 promises to stand up to the expectations of the participants and present even more interesting and thought-provoking talks by some remarkable personalities of the techno-management world.

PREVIOUS YEAR'S TALKS

ADA YONATH

Winner of the nobel prize in chemistry (2009)

PAWAN AGRAWAL

CEO, Mumbai dabbawalas

JEAN-BAPTISTE KEMPF

President, VideoLAN

AJAY BHATT

The inventor of USB

AJIT BALAKRISHNAN

Founder and CEO, rediff.com

Vinayak MARATHE

The senior VP of Reliance Industries Limited