Mandar Kulkarni

Mandar Kulkarni

Poet. Programmer. Entrepreneur.

Mandar Kulkarni

Poet. Programmer. Entrepreneur.

A part of the ‘Microsoft Student Partners’, he was then involved in the R&D of a company that offers a new variety of interactive display solutions like Interactive Floor, Touch Window, etc. He later worked as a core member of the Pune User Group (PUG). But the turning point came when ‘Driya’ was born – a company set up by his colleague and him. They work on Computer Senses to simplify Human-Computer interaction and Human-Human interaction to solve real world problems. They incorporate various technologies like Computer Vision, Speech and Touch technology into products to accomplish their vision and create amazing experiences for the customers.

Does technology have an impact on human growth? Directly and indirectly? In a positive way as well as a negative? Can technological and mankind’s transformations go hand in hand? How to innovate a futuristic technology and use it to solve the problems we identify around us?

An inventor at heart, Mr. Mandar Kulkarni shared a small story to convey how technology has helped him grow significantly and demonstrated the Natural User Interface know-how through a product that he has built to underwrite thoughts.