Speaker Series Featuring Team Hollo
Speaker Series is an ongoing virtual webinar that happens every Friday, where we spotlight the distinguished thought leaders, technology masters and change-makers around the globe to address on varied topics which matters to the community most.
About the session
This week’s Speaker Series is a special episode featuring Ajit Krishna from Team Hollo – World Champion, Microsoft Imagine Cup 2020.
Ajit and his team from the University of Hong Kong won the 18th Annual Microsoft Imagine Cup 2020 including a grand prize of USD 100,000, a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and USD 50,000 in Azure grants.
The team have developed a smart, intuitive mental health companion app that can help people with mental health problems. Leveraging the power of AI, ML, Big data and Azure, the team has created a smart preventative platform, that aims to improve individual mental health by integrating Machine Learning with suggestive diagnosis, therapy, and continual monitoring.
Let’s hear out from Ajit, on how he and his team won the championship among 28,000 students.
Join us to hear the inspirational story and the technical mastermind behind the success, and what’s on their road ahead.
Ajit Krishna Namakkal Raghavendran
Co-Founder & CTO at Hollo Limited | Final Year Computer Science
The University of Hongkong
Ajit is currently a Fourth-year Engineering student who majors in Computer Science at HKU. Originally from Chennai, he was raised in Hong Kong from a young age and has always been curious and innovative growing up. Since studying at HKU, he participated in various international competitions. He was a Finalist in the Global Legal Hackathon for which he went to New York City to pitch in the finals. He is also a recipient of the Funding for Experiential Learning Projects from the Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing of HKU. He has recently completed a 1-year internship in Asia’s leading digital asset company, BC Group.