Trivandrum Technolodge is hosted in the verdant vibrant Trinity College of Engineering campus. Trinity heads the cluster of engineering colleges under the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University in Trivandrum for entrepreneurship
Dr. Thomas Alexander established Al Adrak LLC in Muscat in 1988. Over the past two decades, through his visionary leadership and engineering acumen, Al Adrak has become one of the top engineering construction firms in the Middle East employing nearly 10000 engineers and workers. The Chairman and Managing Director of Trinity College of Engineering, Dr. Thomas Alexander is an exemplary engineer entrepreneur.
Dr. Arun Surendran received his BTech degree from IIT-Mumbai, deemed to be top most engineering institution in the country. His Masters and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering are from the prestigious Texas A&M University, USA.At Trinty College, Dr. Surendran led the establishment of the "Trinity Model" that stresses on engineering being taught with practical applications in mind and students aiming to be job creators rather than job seekers.
Dr. K C Chandrasekhar Nair, popularly known as KCC, is recognized as the father of business incubation in India. Inspired by the vision and words of Bharat Ratna Shri APJ Abdul Kalam, KCC established the Technology Business Incubator, the first of its kind in India, in the Trivandrum Technopark in 2005. By the time he retired as the CFO of Technopark as well as the MD of the Technopark TBI, he had mentored and incubated over 200 startups.
Mr. Deepu Sajeev received his B.Tech degree in Production Engineering from Sree Chithira Thirunal College of Engineering, Trivandrum. His Masters degree was from College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) in Industrial Engineering. He is the Coordinator and Nodal Officer of Trinity IEDC (Former Technopark – Technology Business Incubator), Trinity College of Engineering. He is currently holding the position of KTU IEDC cluster head for thirteen engineering colleges in Trivandrum..
Mr. Krishnanunni lives and breathes electronics. As the research associate at Trinity College of Engineering and the CEO of Ricardo Technix, Krishnanunni has been spearheading numerous projects in IoT, Robotics, Embedded Systems, VLSI and more. He has developed products like R-Safe and R-Glow home automation. He continues to work on funded projects from the private and public sector. Krishnanunni is the coordinator and chief developer for the UST Global Automation Garage at Trinity.
Mr. Harendu MS has creating innovative marketing and outreach programs for Trinity College of Engineering and eWhiz for the past several years. He has expanded his role as network administrator at Trinity to include digital marketing as well. With numerous contacts in the industry, tech knowhow and tireless spirit, Harendu intends to provide the best marketing support for Technolodge companies. Trivandrum Technolodge will be actively supported by UST Global in showcasing products developed in the incubator
Dr. Saji Gopinath, CEO, Kerala Startup Mission
“It is great to see that Trinity has created a vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurship which was designed and built by the budding engineer-entrepreneurs themselves. Trivandrum Technolodge can help rural innovators and young startups achieve their goals with the timely mentoring and great atmosphere available here”
Varadh Krishnan, CEO, 100 Open Startups
“Impressed to see the labs here with the enthusiasm of students and faculty achieve technological breakthrus that only high-end labs abroad are doing.”
Gokul Alex, Innovation Head, UST Global
“We are delighted to find a true innovation partner in the Trivandrum Technolodge at Trinity College of Engineering”
Dr. Ketaki Desai, one of Pittsburgh’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2015, has founded and led several startups in the Pittsburgh region. Her experience ranges from cofounding and leading a data analytics startup in manufacturing called PlantMetrix, to leading an education technology startup, called LeSyn Labs, which was a part of Project Olympus. She was a partner at a Pittsburgh-based healthcare technology startup called BlenderHouse, which received a Phase I SBIR grant from the US Small Business Administration, as well as funding from PSLG and AlphaLab.
David N V earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA under the auspices of Fulbright Scholarship. He is currently the Head of Research (Grants Acquisition) at the Research Management Center, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. Among the notable accolades accredited to him are Golden Hope Book Award, Fulbright Scholar - Research and Graduate Scholarship Award 2006-2009; Rice-Cullimore Scholarship awarded by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Auxiliary, Inventions, Innovations & Designs 2006 UiTM Design Competition - Bronze Medal for Innovation.
Mr. Jimmy Bentex is the CEO of C &T Consulting Engineers Pvt Ltd, A leading consultancy firm doing MEP design across the globe.He received his B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum. His Masters degree is also from College of Engineering Trivandrum in Technology management. He has very good industrial experience in firms like: • Bilt Middle East LLC- Dubai as Design &Estimation engineer • Voltas Ltd-Cochin as Project engineer • Chalmers Engg Co.LLC Dubai as HVAC design Engineer. • Blue star Ltd –Cochin as Assistant Manager-construction.