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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. 


Chennai: 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.

Kolkata: Samir Muherjee kolkata@thevrara.com

Samir has thirty years experience in technology and communication, having helped create studios and media facilities, aside from running two media companies. He has been the Head of Dept. of Media Science & Emerging Technology in a University for almost a decade where he has been researching on the possibilities of combining digital media and education with emerging technologies like OTT, IoT, Cloud Computing, AR/VR/MR/XR. He has an interest in blending art and culture with the new waves of digital media. He is a part of various international VR/AR and IT related institutions in Switzerland, China and India.   He is also a regular speaker at international conferences including Beijing, Shanghai & different part of China, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , & of course different part of India. He is an acknowledged Leader in VR/AR/MR/XR  Education.

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.


Mumbai Trevor Pereira trevor@thevrara.com 

Trevor is currently the CEO of Voxxeltek Labs - a global company with insights into cutting-edge, current and future tech, that renders services and builds products in the realm of emerging technologies. He is also the CEO of Blackworld Communications Studio – an agency that specializes in experiential events, communication design and social media marketing that helps brand by creating thoughtful designs, crafting events that inspire memorable experiences and by leading conversations and making brands relevant on social. He has a proven track record of over 20 years in marketing, strategic planning and management systems to align business activities to the vision and strategy of the organization, improve internal and external communications and monitor organization performance against strategic goals in addition to financial objectives.

Over the years he has developed strong client relationships, having worked on top-notch brands such as Cadbury, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Kodak, Nerolac, Prudential ICICI, Mercedes, Pantene, Apple, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Capgemini, KPMG, Barclays etc.,

He believes that immersive technologies will directly impact people across every sphere, be it work, education, informal interactions, consuming content, entertainment, healthcare etc. and has the potential to alter daily lives, in an enriching, engaging way. He has turned into an evangelist to spread this news and aspires to educate as many as possible.



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