Amidst building a Mobile First World happened the seismic shift towards building an AI First World. Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Tesla are exploding the industry with their moon-shot AI products. Can the Indian Innovators think ahead of them?

Disrupt Kerala 2017 will focus on futuristic trends leading technology disruption. The event will push a diverse group of individuals Break their echo chamber and set a definitive direction for their future.

The summit will showcase advancing trends in AI, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Mixed Reality and Internet of Things, among others. Participants will imbibe ideas from leading innovators, influential technologists, data scientists and founders who now lead Global Technology Disruption.

Are You Prepared for Disruption


Michael Gord
Mr. Michael Gord
Founder & CEO
MLG Blockchain Consulting
Michael is a blockchain developer at TD and the founder of Bitcoin Canada and the McGill Cryptocurrency Club....
Mr. Venkatramanan P.R
Data Scientist
Thought Works
Venkat is Lead Consultant and Data Scientist at ThoughtWorks. Over the last few years, he has helped build the data science capability...
Satish Babu
Mr. Satish Babu
Programmer, Development Professional and Internet Governance Practitioner, associated with ICANN, ISOC, IEEE and InApp....
Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan
Chairman and Managing Director
CARMa Venture Services
She’s a traveling teacher who specialises in entrepreneurship, in several Ivy League business schools around the world....
Mr. Rama Brahmam Aleti
Co-Founder & UX Strategist
As a Co-founder & Director - Experience Design, at Think Design Collaborative, Rama has been instrumental in developing...
Abhilash Ashok
Mr. Abhilash Ashok
Senior Lead, UX Development
An Incorruptible Passionate Microsoft Technology Stack Enthusiast with rich 8+ years’ experience, well-versed with Windows ...
Mr. Sanju Mathew
Sanju Mathew is an Mtech Electronics graduate (Signal Processing and Bionics), Entrepreneur, Intel IoT Innovator and a speaker at...
Mr. Anivar Aravind
Founder Executive Director
Indic Project
Anivar A. Aravind is Founder Executive Director of Indic Project, a civic-tech non-profit initiative works on language engineering, technology...
Mr. Mohammed Rafi T. F.
Behavioural Scientist
Neuro Lingusitic Programme
A Behavioural Scientist, Life Transformation Specialist and International Master Trainer in Neuro Lingusitic Programme...
Manuyash Chaudhary
AI & NLP Developer & Researcher
AI & NLP Developer & Researcher, Accubits Technologies. An MS in Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence from University...


Mr M Sivasankar IAS
Mr. M Sivasankar IAS
IT Secretary
Government of Kerala
Shri. M Sivasankar is presently the Secretary to Government, IT Department..
Michael Gord
Mr. Michael Gord
Founder & CEO
MLG Blockchain Consulting
Michael is a blockchain developer at TD and the founder of Bitcoin Canada...
Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan
Founder and Mentor
CARMa Venture Services
She’s a traveling teacher who specialises in entrepreneurship...
Dr Ashraf
Dr. Asharaf S.
Associate Professor
Asharaf S is an Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology...
Mr Rahul Alex Panicker
Mr. Rahul Alex Panicker
Co-founder and President
Embrace Innovations
A technology product leader, Mr. Panicker loves building and...
Mr. Aswin Kumar
Program Manager
Frost Sullivan's Middle East
Aswin Kumar is Program Manager with the Mobility (Automotive & Transportation)..
Anoop Ambika
Mr. Anoop Ambika
CLAP Research
Anoop P Ambika is a serial entrepreneur, organiser and a technology enthusiast...

Travancore Hall (Park Center)

Travancore Hall
  • 9:00AM
  • 9:30AM - 10:00AM
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    Keynote: Tech Disruption – Opportunities & Threats Mr. Michael Gord (Founder & CEO - MLG Blockchain Consulting)
  • 11:00AM - 11:15AM
    Tea Break
  • 11:15AM - 12:00PM
    FOSS - Role of communitiesMr. Satish Babu (Chair, APRALO - ICANN)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    Designing Machine Learning SystemsMr. Venkatramanan P. R. (Data Scientist - Thoughtworks)
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    Networking Lunch
  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    How to Grow Faster & Smarter in the Age of Disruption Prof. Nandini Vaidyanathan (Chairman and Managing Director - CARMa Venture Services)
  • 03:00PM - 3:40PM
    UX at the Age of Disruption Mr. Rama Brahmam Aleti (Co-Founder & UX Strategist)
  • 3:40PM - 4:40PM
    Panel Discussion - Staying Relevant at the Age of Disruption
  • 4:40PM - 5:00PM
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM
    Valedictory function - Official Launch of FAYA:80 Kochi & Kozhikode

Startup Mission Hall (Thejaswini)

Startup Mission Hall
  • 11:15AM - 12:00PM
    Software & Hardware Breakthroughs in Bionics and IOTMr. Sanju Mathew (CEO - Onbyz)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    VR, AR & MR: What’s Real, What’s Now, What’s to ComeMr. Abhilash Ashok (Senior Lead UX Development - Valorem)
  • 2:00PM - 4:30PM
    Get your ‘Hands-On’ Block Chain!Mr. Jikku Jose

Malabar Hall (Park)

Malabar Hall
  • 11:15AM - 12:00PM
    Fairness in Civic TechnologiesMr. Anivar Aravind (Founder Executive Director, Indic Project)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    Decoding Phantoms in the Brain Using TechnologyMr. Mohammed Rafi T. F. (Behavioural Scientist)
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM
    Build your First VR Mobile App with UnityMr. Dileep P.G, Mr. Nithin Jose

Floor of Madness, FAYA (Thejaswini)

Floor of Madness, FAYA
  • 11:15AM - 1:00PM
    Soft Computing and Blockchain in Bioinformatics Mr. Manuyash Chaudhary, Mr. Rahul A. R. (Accubits Technologies)
  • 02:00PM - 4:00PM
    Intelligent Computing in Bio Systems Mr. Charush S. Nair, Mr. Jithin V. G. ( Accubits Technologies)

Exhibition Hall, Park Centre

Exhibition Hall, Park Centre
  • 11:15AM - 1:00PM
    Speach Enabled Kinematics - Bionic Hand Demo (Onbyz Team)
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM
    Experience VR, AR & MR, Live Demo (Valorem Team)


Startup Mission


Apollo Ddimora

Hospitality Partner


Rewards & Recognition Partner