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sameer guglani

Sameer Guglani

Serial entrepreneur with 10+ years of professional experience, out of which 9+ years have been spent with startups. He has a broad and varied set of experiences and expertise. At the age of 27, Sameer co-founded Madhouse Media in 2004, India's first online/offline movie rentals company and successfully exited with acquisition by Seventymm in 2007. Post acquisition he was Vice President Corporate Strategy, Seventymm for one year. Before this he has worked startups like Sonim Inc, Telephia, moblf across India, US and Europe.

Sameer is also an independent film maker with film festivals movies to his credit. He loves meeting people, travelling and reading. Sameer is very bullish on Indian startups and believes that 5 years from now startups will contribute to a significant part of the Indian Economy.

Sameer has a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Thapar University, India. He blogs at sameer.madhouse.in .You can follow him on twitter @guglanisam


nandini hirianniah

Nandini Hirianniah

Serial entrepreneur with 12+ years of professional experience, Nandini has been a part of various media and technology startups. Nandini campaigns for the end customer and her core expertise is product design with special focus on usability & customer experience, and measurable marketing strategies. Nandini co-founded Madhouse Media in 2004, India's first online/offline movie rentals company and successfully exited with acquisition by Seventymm in 2007. Post acquisition she was Associate Vice President Communities Services and Web Products. Before this she has worked with moblf (mobile life), Times of India, Zee News, IBM & GE

Her passions are traveling, trekking, theater and films. She is also an independent filmmaker. Nandini believes that India's future lies in today's entrepreneurs and startups. They will create a new wave in the economy, innovate and create wealth and value for themselves as well as the Indian economy.

Nandini has a MS in Communications from Bangalore University and bachelors in Journalism from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She blogs at nandini.madhouse.in . You can follow her on twitter @nandinih.


Indus Khaitan

Indus Khaitan

Indus joined Morpheus in May 2009 and brings his broad range of hands-on experience in starting companies, product development, technology evangelism, and marketing & sales. He started Tejit, Inc., a semantic web discovery engine which was later acquired. Prior to Morpheus, Indus was the CTO of SezWho Inc., a Los Altos, CA based social media infrastructure tools startup. Indus has held senior management & technology positions at Symantec, Outride (acquired by Google), Guru Worldwide, Mindware/NEC, VeriFone.

Indus likes to dabble with web crawlers, distributed computing, search algos, enterprise software and always has a few pet projects breeding on his desktop. When he is not in the trenches with entrepreneurs, he spends time playing video games, reading and catching up on technology.

Indus has a BE in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and now lives in Bangalore after spending 10 years in Silicon Valley. He blogs at http://khaitan.org/blog. You can follow him on twitter @1ndus.


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