Rajamanohar (Raja) Somasundaram
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Hexolabs Interactive Tech
Rajamanohar (Raja) Somasundaram is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hexolabs, a mobile technology company with a prime focus on innovating value-added services for emerging markets; the company provides solutions that uses mobile technology as an enabler to address day-to-day consumer and social gaps. Hexolabs has received several awards for its innovative products, including featuring among the TR35 top 20 young innovators in India and winning the Social Innovator of the Year 2012 by MIT TechReview India for the company's speech-enabled mobile solutions for the Indian market. Somasundaram received a TED Fellowship 2009 for his work on innovative mobile services. In 2010, he was awarded the NIXI Fellowship by the India and National Internet Exchange of India, which grooms the next generation of leaders in the field of Internet technology, policy and business. Somasundaram is a regular speaker at various industry forums and conferences. He holds a graduate degree in Industrial Design from Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur.