Emerging Technology Workshop Series

Student Engagements
June 26, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Tuesday
By Invitation
For the PGP community, SRITNE actively partnered with the Business Technology Club (BTC) in hosting an Emerging Technology Speaker series. BTC and SRITNE conducted a Design Thinking workshop for students, through which students learnt how to approach a problem from first principles, and how to use design as a solution to solve complex problems. BTC and SRITNE also conducted an Artifi cial Intelligence workshop for students. SRITNE also conducted workshops on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for PGP students.

About Speaker

Prashant Gupta leads strategy group at Microsoft India R&D responsible for looking at strategic investment spaces involving nextgen Cloud, Application Lifecycle & Bigdata technologies and driving inorganic growth opportunities from the region. Most recently, he co-founded Microsoft Accelerator in India for startups – first of its kind by a tech company in this part of the world and is now a mentor for Microsoft Ventures. His career contributions span internet-led transformations in cellphone, publishing and computing incl. introduction of Motorola’s VIAMOTO – one of the first voice navigation on cellphone and RAZR Maxx V6 - first 3.5G device (now part of Google offering), then led cross-border setup for Ingram’s mPublishing apps startup in '07 & since contributed to introduction of Microsoft’s WINDOWS AZURE IaaS as part of hybrid IT in enterprise.