Top 0 Asian Stars in UK Tech - JOOMAG version Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2015 - Page 25

Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2015 Ketan Mekwana CEO - Enterprise Lab Ketan Makwana described as an enterprise & employment catalyst is CEO at Enterprise Lab, a disruptive agency set out to bridge the gaps between education, employment and enterprise. He is also Director and Head of Operations at RockStar Group, the UK’s largest Entrepreneur Mentoring Group; a youth mentor and an Advisory Board Member of Enterprise Connect King’s Commercialisation Institute, Sustainable and Diplomacy Project, Enterprise India and Youth Employment UK. A seasoned sales and marketing professional with over 15 years track record in commercial and strategic development in Electronics, IT and Healthcare, he has over the past few years started, scaled and sold a number of businesses. Shomila Malik Principle Product Manager - Skype Shomila Malik has a proven track record in creating and delivering innovative products for companies undergoing digital transformation and is currently the Principle Product Manager at Skype. From 2013 - 2015, she was Head of the Innovation Lab at Telefonica where she accountable for technology led innovation across its UK business. She has over 14 years experience in conception and delivery of creative mobile services for IBM, FT and Telefonica O2, blending business, technology, and innovation management. Shomila has a BEng in Electronic Engineering from University of Southampton, an MBA from Henley Management College and started her career as a software developer at IBM. She is also a startup mentor, a steering group member for the UK Digital Skills Taskforce and a Board Director at St George’s House, Windsor Castle. Krishan Meetoo Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer - Proversity Krishan Meetoo is the Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer at Proversity, the digital university created by employers where he is responsible for leading the creative direction for the digital learning environment and the educational content. Krishan has always maintained an enterprising spirit and following his graduation from Aston University in Design Engineering BEng (Hons), he set up his design and engineering consultancy Krishan Meetoo Design Limited. His agency has delivered a number of projects with Siemens Wind Power, NHS and Jaguar Land Rover. Prior to Krishan’s endeavour into product development, he had developed a successful freelance graphic design agency which supported the launch of BBC 1xtra and produced interesting work for the likes of Red, Maroush and Bershka. Alongside his career within design Krishan has endeavoured to help those less fortunate through a number of philanthropic efforts including co-founding Engineers Volunteer which aims to provide Young Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers with the opportunity to conceive, develop and perform outreach projects both in the UK and Internationally. 25