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New Delhi: Ramesh K Verma, Chapter President ramesh@thevrara.com

Ramesh has over four decades of entrepreneurial & techno-managerial international experience in the field of ICT and Skills Development, focussed on IT for the masses. For the last several years the major focus has been Skills and Livelihoods Development particularly for the Agribusiness sector, with a bottom up approach, working with rural communities and developing path breaking technological solutions. Worked as Strategic Consultant for Training & Employability solutions to Reliance Infocomm &; Future Sharp Skills Limited, an NSDC & Future Group joint initiative. I have been an evangelist for technology based simulations for a very long time, working on some battle games prototyping even in 1980s and then developing prototypes for skills training for Retail associates and Electricians using Xbox and Kinect in 2012. Mr Verma lives in New Delhi, India and he is an Alumni of IIT Delhi with a Post-Graduation in Business Studies from UK.


Bangalore: Stafford Michahial, Chapter President stafford@thevrara.com

Stafford is currently VP of Product Development at Kaaya Tech - a Silicon Valley/Mysore based Casual Reality company. He is involved in Design and Development of Holosuit, a smart tracksuit which weaves mixed, virtual, augmented realities with fashion and fitness & AI trainer technologies.  He is pursuing Phd in field of Medical Image Processing form VTU and has obtained Master of Technology(M.Tech) in Digital Electronics and Communication form VTU, karnataka, India. He was an Assistant Professor in Department of Electronics Instrumentation, GSSSIETW, Mysuru for 4 years. He has Conducted several National level Workshops, Competitions and Conferences in the field of Robotics and Embedded Systems. 


South India: Dr. Mathi Chandra, Chapter President mathi@thevrara.com

Dr. Mathi is the Founder & CEO of Hi-Tech Company Software Solutions Chennai Pvt. Ltd. (HTSS). For the past 2 decades, he has been the guiding force behind HTSS’s success in software development, services & consulting industry. Dr. Mathi’s strong technical and efficient management skills helped his teams to work in various domains which includes CAD Customization, ERP Customization, Cloud Computing, Web & Mobile Application development. He has a rich international business experience with strong presence in Japan & Singapore and has business association in China, UAE, Hong Kong, Europe & Mauritius and he is a frequent visitor to most of these countries.  He is a Doctorate in Aerospace Engineering from ‘I.I.Sc, Bangalore’ and did part of his doctoral research in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan under Indo-Japan Research fellowship. He served as a visiting professor in prestigious College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) & Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) in Chennai for Japanese Language Studies. He lived in Japan for almost a decade and sharpened his knowledge in cutting edge technologies & in business processes by indulging in business activities with Japanese Industries. Due to his consistent strive towards the latest technologies, Dr. Mathi is leading his team in HTSS to explore & develop applications in evolving “Virtual and Augmented Reality” domain to cater their clients with the latest trends in the IT industry.


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