Nagesh Singh has successfully developed businesses in areas as diverse as IT, telecommunications, and interactive distance learning. He has worked in a variety of capacities with transnational companies like ICIM, HCL, Hughes and Gilat Satellite Networks. He was the founder of Hughes’ HughesNet Global Education business that makes programs from top Indian and American schools available to students across India over a satellite based interactive distance learning network. Singh also served as the CEO of AHEd Global Healthcare, Inc, a leading provider of continuing education programs to healthcare workers. Other than FICE, he is associated with University Central, LLC a Cambridge, MA, USA based company and with Sapience Consulting, an education consulting firm in India.
Apurva Varma, Director-Operations,has been in the space of education development for the past 16 years in various capacities. Since the last 5 years she has been working with Technical Universities and Institutes across India to bridge the Industry-academia gap through curriculum enhancement, promoting innovation, creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem and enhancing student employability.Her core areas of expertise include Relationship Management, Program management, Business Development, Sales Management, Marketing communication, Training, Curriculum development and evaluation. She holds a Master’s in Sociology and Business Administration.
Manjit Saini is a Subject Matter Expert and Trainer with Sapience Consulting. She did herMasters of Technology (ECE) with specialization in Image Processing from Lovely Professional University. She has worked as an Assistant Professor in Department of Electronics and Communication, Lovely Professional University for about 5 years. Her areas of interest are Analog Electronics and Image Processing. She has handledprojects and guided M. Tech. student for their Master’s thesis.She has also organized various events and has won several awards for her work. Manjit is based in Bangalore, India.
Abdul Samad works as a Subject Matter Expert and Trainer with Sapiences. He holds a Master’s degree in VLSI Design from C-DAC Noida. Abdul completed his bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from MDU Rohtak. His areas of expertise are VLSI Design, Digital System Design, Real Time Embedded systems. He has orked on various projects using 8-bit/32 bit microcontrollers( 8051, AVR, ARM) and FPGAs