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Ajay Kumar Bhupatiraju is inducted University Innovation Fellow from SRKR Engineering College,Bhimavaram in January 2017 cohort and attended Siliconvalley meet-up in california,USA. As a great orator, Student Leader and an innovative individual to interact with, he made his mark by taking the responsibilty of being the key change agent of uifellows community in India.

He works as a Business Development Manager at L4G-Edutech startup Digitalising Higher Education institutions in India. He's also worked worked in Byju's & Tech Mahindra earlier. He holds a Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering along with a Diploma in Venture Development and Entreprenuership from International Institute for Entreprenuership Development(i2e) North eastern University.His lean start-up idea 'Spiderweb' has been launched on the hands of Cheif Minister of Andhra pradesh on April 27,2017.he's later promoted as the Interviewer, Mentor and UIGuide of the program and took part in organising and hosting the First and Second Eastern Hemisphere meet-up in Cowrks and delivered his first ignite speech in Bangalore in 2018-19.  

Ajay worked as an Executive & later Senior Body Member of Indian Society For Technical  Education(ISTE) and actively took part in organizing events in his college. After the meet-up he started teaching design thinking to undergraduates of his college and  incubated the lean start-up alongside working as a Student networking lead for Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation(APSSDC).He took part in promoting several government initiatives  in engineering colleges.He been invited to host design thinking workshops across Andhrapradesh in collaboration with Google developers and UIFellows from many colleges.He iterates that by being a UIFellow he's able to meet many like minded people as him who try to find answers for unknown and work towards making a better world a better place to live day by day.

In 2017,After attending the Silicon Valley meet-up,with the mentorship of APSSDC and UIF-Team he prepared groundwork to launch a Lean Start-up called spiderweb. Ajay recalls  before launching Spiderweb and he proudly says that his "Spiderweb is an Outcome of the UIF Program".Spiderweb is a 5 Phase start-up where the Social and Student problems can be solved by the students itself.It helps students propose and articulate the best possible solutions for the On-going problem and with the help of the "Dot Network".Student empowerement,women empowerement and change agent activities are the responsibilities of every Core team member of spiderweb.This acts as the platform for undergraduates learn new things and  promote Change.
He's a Fab for Eastern Hemisphere Meet-up twice in Bangalore in 2018& 2019 where he took part in organising a 3 day mini SVM. He represented UIFellows program in GJ Bajaj Institute of Management,Greater Noida.He's an active member of his college innovation centre I-Hub where he worked on prototyping  several techincal and innovative projects and he's been a mentor and guide to his juniors from his college for 2 years and was directly able to introduce design thinking to Thousands of Undergraduate students from AP& TS States.He's a book worm, plays guitar,chess and works towards making world a better place to live.His motto is "When you can't do big things, do small things in a big way"

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