Emeka is maker’s maker! He is one of the main forces behind Maker Faire Africa. Emeka Okafor will took place in Arusha,Tanzania.In addition he is a member of the TED fellowship team.His interests include sustainable technologies in the developing world and paradigm breaking technologies in general.
Bose Krishnamachari is an internationally acclaimed Malayali painter and Artist-Curator based in Mumbai, India.Bose is the founder member and President of Kochi Biennale Foundation and Biennale Director of international exhibition of contemporary art, Kochi-Muziris Biennale.
He is founder of Gap Year Global, and have partner with colleges and universities to run experiential learning programs for freshman — you can learn more at uncollege.org. His full time job is supporting the organization through media, partnerships, and business development. As an investor and advisor, he love working with early-stage founders.
Lakshmi Pratury is the host and curator of the INK Conference. INK stands for Innovation and Knowledge and is India’s leading platform for spreading disruptive ideas and inspiring stories from the most unexpected sources. It all started in 2009 when Lakshmi after two decades of working in marketing, venture capitalism and social entrepreneurship, turned her focus toward linking her home country of India more tightly with the American community by bringing TED to India.
Riyas Komu is an Indian artist and sculptor. Born in 1971 in a small town in Thrissur District in Kerala. He did Bachelors in Fine Arts & Masters in Fine Arts from the prestigious Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. As of 2015 he lived and worked from Mumbai.