DISRUPTED II: Reimagining and Thinking Ahead

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We are pleased to invite you an exclusive series of Virtual Symposium, Disrupted.

Brought to you by Ajeenkya DY Patil University, in association with DesignIndia and ValueLabs, outstanding professionals will help us reimagine and think ahead. Hear from and engage with some of the world’s leading minds in Design, Innovation, and Education. Speakers will discuss and debate the ideas to help us understand the incredible change that has happened.

Make the most of this remarkable opportunity. Reservations for this live event are limited — register today.

Register on: https://bit.ly/DISRUPTED-2-reimagining-and-thinking-ahead

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Date: Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Time: 4 PM to 5 PM

Jay Dutta

Head Experience Design
Go-MMT group

Jay is a Design thinker, doer, evangelist, and speaker. He is a regular speaker at events, including TEDx – expanding on the cross-pollination between Design and Tech, craftsmanship and ideas. In his current role, JD leads the Experience Design Charter for a new, expanded Go-MMT group, including MakeMyTrip and GoIbibo. He was the AsiaPacific Regional Head for the non-Profit Interaction Design Association (IxDA) and one of the few Indian Designers to work as a Designer-In-Residence at a Venture Capital Firm (SAIF Partners).

His recent project has been a game-changer during COVID19

Kadambari Sahu

Head of Design, ValueLabs

Kadambari, a NID alumna, has brought in many dynamic changes within the organization. She leads a team of UX designers who have been instrumental in introducing design thinking, helping us serve our clients better. She crafts service offerings while keeping the ‘human’ at the center. Her work has won her several accolades and she’s has been a part of many international fellowships.

Hari Nallan

Founder and CEO, Think Design

Heading experience led practices: UX, CX, Data Design and Research, Hari is an accomplished Industrial Designer, with, several awards to its credit. Think design is spread across 5 studios in India & USA.

Kshitiz Anand

Design Leader
Chairman of Board @ Happy Horizons Trust

Kshitiz Anand is a Designer, Design Leader and Educator. He currently works at Paytm as Associate Vice President -Design and helping in building products to drive financial inclusion. He is the chairman of the board at Happy Horizons Trust, which uses the power of Design Thinking, Participatory Learning, Community-based learnings, and alternative education interventions to improve the quality of school education in India. He is an investor and founder of Soochak, an EdTech startup working towards whole school transformations. Kshitiz is also a visiting faculty to numerous Design colleges and teaches courses on Design Theory & Methods, User Experience Design, Design for Social Impact.

Himanshu Khanna

Founder & CEO, Sparklin

Himanshu Khanna is the founder & CEO of Sparklin, a Human-centered Design company with 170+ clients spread over 22 countries. Himanshu is a storyteller, designer, strategist and coach. He is also an advisor to multiple startups. He’s a deep believer in the strength of communities and has launched an experimental design platform late last year called Openvy. Himanshu advocates innovation at each level, with a meta-vision to make the experience better for the billions living worldwide.


Moderated by:

Sudhir Sharma

Chief Editor: Design India Magazine
Head of Design, ValueLabs

Sudhir Sharma is a designer with an approach to design that permeates life, He recently merged his venture Indi Design into ValueLabs. He now heads the Design and Marketing of this unique tech firm. He is also a Professor of Practice at ADYPU. He is the founder and editor of the Design India magazine (formerly known as Pool). He hosts India’s Best Design Awards, Is a member of India Design Council as well as the Global Design Industry Organisation. He believes in the mission of merging Design, Technology, Business, and Social studies to create a huge impact on the world.


Introduced and Presented by:

Hrridaysh Deshpande

Ajeenkya DYP University

Hrridaysh Deshpande has been in the field of education for over 25 years. Presently, Hrridaysh is the member of Governing Body & Director of Ajeenkya DY Patil University. Hrridaysh has worked on several committees on innovation and has been a speaker at many prestigious forums. Through his innovation consulting, Hrridaysh has assisted leading companies across a range of industries.