Podcast/Video Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki
A Chat with Nikhil Malhotra: Innovator; Futurist; Author; Researcher; Global Head - Maker's Lab; Chief Innovation Officer, Tech Mahindra
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Nikhil Malhotra.
"We are reminded of the limitless-ness of Human curiosity, when we see man and machine create marvels for the future together” – Nikhil Malhotra
An Innovator, Futurist, Author, TEDx Speaker, Father and a Dog lover
Nikhil is also a TEDx speaker and an author of a best seller book – Courage, the journey of an innovator.
One of his vision is to enable machines to talk in local Indian dialect. There are 1645 dialects in India and 26 mother tongues and 80% of Indian population does not speak English. Nikhil is researching on Sanskrit and how this ancient Indian language could sow the seed for the next computer revolution . Nikhil is also actively researching on Indus Script as he calls it his weekend project.
His hobbies include playing tennis, football and reading books on quantum mechanics and biographies.
He holds a master's degree in computing with specialization in distributed computing from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne and is an avid physicist.
Nikhil currently resides in Pune with his wife Shalini and sons Angad and Rudra.
This book has all the ingredients of drama, emotion, action and innovation with a heavy dose of humor. Above all, this book is about Courage and what you need to be an intrapreneur in the corporate world. The author's intention, is to take the reader through a journey of his life, his formative years , college and my corporate life, and provide an account of how scores of individuals and incidents have shaped him to what he is today , a futurist, a chief innovation officer, but overall, an innovator.