Meet OUR JUDGES
Tingjun Chen received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 2020, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. He is an experimental electrical engineer and computer scientist, and is broadly interested in everything about networking and communications.
Alon Grinshpoon is the CEO and Meet the 50 Startup Finalists for SXSW Pitch 2020 founder of echoAR (www.echoAR.xyz). Alon is a former Mellanox engineer, graduate researcher at the Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Laboratory of Columbia University, and research and teaching assistant in the fields of computer networks and distributed cloud networks. Alon is also a Techstars alum, NYC Media Lab alum, a Startup Leadership Program (SLP) fellow, and member of the Virtual World Society.
Rajasekharan A H
Raj is the Founder of STEM Robotics Academy, a training and research center, and Accelmove Dynamics Pvt Ltd, a robotic development company. He has personally developed modules which have helped thousands of university and school students to pursue their dream careers in the field of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.
Dr. Saritha Unnikrishnan
Dr. Saritha Unnikrishnan is a lecturer in the department of Computing & Electronics, and principal investigator in the Precision Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Research group (PEM), Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland. She joined the PEM centre in 2015 as a Ph.D. researcher in computer vision and machine learning with a focus on pharmaceutical manufacturing applications. She has worked as a Software Engineer in various multinational companies in India and Ireland before joining IT Sligo.
Kiae Seong is the Co-Founder and Head of Product at Qoom, a student-friendly web development platform. She has 15+ years of user experience design and product management experience in web and mobile applications. Prior to founding Qoom in the San Francisco Bay Area, she worked for global companies in the UK, Germany, and South Korea. Kiae believes in the power of small wins and loves to help youth and women to dare to try. Kiae also works as a board member of Simple Steps which empowers immigrant women to pursue their career aspirations.