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Vijay Raghunathan

Co-founder at Praying Mantis

Bangalore, India

379 Followers

Vijay Raghunathan is the co-founder of Praying Mantis, a technology startup working on emerging technologies like Digital Twins, AI, and Blockchain.

Prior to the startup, Vijay spent 18+ years in the corporate sector handling various techno-commercial portfolios in the Telecom, Fintech and ICT sector.

In the past, Vijay has been associated with companies like Subex, Neural Technologies and Ushacomm.
Vijay has been leading teams at the strategic and tactical levels, collaborating with the largest enterprises and brand new startups, solving challenges with customers in over 50 countries across the world.

Vijay is an alumni of NIT Jamshedpur, and has followed it with Executive Learning programs at IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Ahmedabad.

Vijay frequently blogs on emerging technologies and digital transformation at www.vijayraghunathan.com

Vijay has published 2 books on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence, and a regular speaker in leading conferences around the world.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Bangalore, India
Speaking Topics: Digital Twin, Blockchain, Future Technologies

Vijay RaghunathanPoints
Academic0
Author116
Influencer4
Speaker8
Entrepreneur40
Total168

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Technology

Areas of Expertise

AI 47.14
Analytics 30.48
AR/VR
Big Data 41.90
Blockchain 55.92
Business Strategy
Cryptocurrency 69.67
Digital Disruption 30.23
Digital Transformation 30.22
Emerging Technology 47.77
Entrepreneurship
Fintech 30.28
Future of Work
Innovation 30.50
IoT
Management
Marketing
Open Innovation
Quantum Computing
Sales
Startups 40.04
Predictive Analytics 63.98
Risk Management 35.75
Supply Chain 30.98

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Media
Telecommunications
Wholesale Distribution

Publications

16 Article/Blogs
One's Not Enough! Time for Twins
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September 03, 2019
Green initiatives are turning to digital twins. So what exactly is in store?

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Why Digital Twins & BCI Complement each other
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July 26, 2019
Digital Twins and Brain-Computer interface are emerging technologies in their infancy. Together, they have the potential to help advance the cause of each other. Let's look at how

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Why Digital Twins are Central to Digital Transformation?
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July 01, 2019
Enterprises no longer have a choice, but innovate for the best customer experience

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Why Blockchain and Digital Twins Are Good Partners
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June 07, 2019
If the 'data-rush' history has taught us one lesson, it should be about the data security and privacy

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Tags: Blockchain

A Quantum Leap for the Digital Twins
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May 23, 2019
Will the advent of quantum computing boost the digital twin initiatives?

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Digital Twins vs Simulation: Three Key Differences
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May 13, 2019
A thousand and more ways to learn and optimize from the real-world

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The Wisdom of the Crowd
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April 29, 2019
A group collectively makes smarter and better decisions

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The Path to Digital Twins
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April 16, 2019
As we build a parallel world in the ether, the barriers withholding the physical will crumble

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Why Executives Need to Take Note of 'Digital Twins'
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April 01, 2019
It is a concept, not a single product or a piece of technology

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How Telecommunications Industry Can Use Blockchain For Innovation
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March 11, 2019
If 4G and LTE heralded the era of location-based services, 5G is anticipated to propel presence-based services

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The Scalability Conundrum of Blockchain Networks
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February 27, 2019
Scaling up is a real fear slowing the enterprise adoption of the technology. Is it really worth dreading?

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Tags: Blockchain

Three Stars of the Next Technology Revolution
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February 07, 2019
As the world transitions into a cognitive economy, could blockchain serve as the catalyst?

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Tags: Blockchain

Five Areas to Develop Blockchain Skills Within Your Organization
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January 02, 2019
As the technology advances in the new year, buyers are expecting vendors to demonstrate all-around capabilities

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Tags: Blockchain

Four Questions Leaders Should Ask Before Starting their Blockchain Journey
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December 17, 2018
They want to be a leader in the space but don't have a clear understanding of the technology

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Tags: Blockchain

Are Countries Finally Outgrowing Their Fear of Blockchain?
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December 10, 2018
The technology can herald a new era in effectively implementing national programs

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Tags: Blockchain

Why Should Telco's Innovate More?
WIMWIAN - IIM Ahmedabad
June 01, 2018
A perspective on innovation and why telco's should focus more on it.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Innovation

2 Books
A Date With Blockchain
Amazon
August 05, 2018
This is not a blockchain for dummies book. This will be an intensive read. We will go deep into the core concepts and structures of the blockchain, cutting through the jargons and mystiques of the technology. But, you need ZERO background to read this book.

You will be introduced to the key concepts, few at a time, enough to help you fall in love with Ms.Blockchain.

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Emerging Technology

Analytics Translator : The New Role in Analytics
Amazon
July 19, 2018
Analytics Translator (or Data Translator) is an emerging role in the field of Machine Learning, and Business Analytics.

According to McKinsey, "Analytics Translator" are the new must-have role, and perhaps the the "most important" for the success of the Artificial Intelligence programs, in an organisation.

McKinsey, also estimates, that by 2026, the demand for translators in the United States alone may reach 2 to 4 million.

How does one become an Analytics/Data Translator? What are the subjects to gain familiarity with? Which tools to use, and how?

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Tags: AI, Big Data, Predictive Analytics

1 Founder
Co-Founder
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April 01, 2019
Praying Mantis is a technology startup based out of Bangalore, India. 

Praying Mantis works on cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Digital Twins.

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Startups

2 Panels
Product Launch : Crunch Metrics
Subex
January 09, 2019
Moderated a panel discussion on "Leveraging analytics for the new age companies" during the launch of Subex's new analytics product

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Digital Disruption

Our Wise Heads Review Our Event and Industry
Risk & Assurance Group
September 12, 2018
A panel discussion on industry trends & its' relevance to the risk & assurance functions

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Fintech

2 Speaking Engagements
Leveraging AI and ML for Assurance
Risk & Assurance Group
September 12, 2018
How to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to address risks in the enterprises?

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Risk Management

Device Subsidy Abuse & Risk Management
GSMA Fraud & Security Group
May 17, 2018
A talk on the risks and abuse associated with the devices (handsets, tablets etc)

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Tags: AI, Risk Management, Supply Chain

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