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Exploring the Defence Tech Landscape

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Bipindra N.C. has over 25 years of experience as a Journalist.

He has worked previously as the India Defence Correspondent for Bloomberg News, the Defence Affairs Editor of The New Indian Express and The Sunday Standard, the Senior Assistant Editor with Indo-Asian News Service, and Chief Defence Correspondent of The Press Trust of India, all based out of New Delhi.

Bipin is the Founder and Editor of Defence Capital and Political Capital.

He is an alumnus of Madurai Kamaraj University and Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai.

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Show Notes

On the origins of Defence.Capital

Transformations in the Defence sector fuelled by Startups

iDEX – The Startup Capital for Defence Technology

Opportunities to build Unicorns in Defence Tech

The Structure of the Indian Defence Ecosystem

Differences between India and the United States’ Defence Product Development

Possibilities of India setting up it’s own version of DARPA

How Should India should structure its own Defence Development Initiatives?

Knowledge and Skills Veterans bring to the Private Sector

On why fields such as Nuclear Engineering, BioTech, and Earth Sciences are underrated

Favourite Book

What the word successful means to Bipin

Four Guests Bipin would invite for his Dream Dinner

Advice Bipin would give a student entering University today

The best piece of advice received by Bipin

A guest Bipin would like to see on ContraMinds

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Exploring the Defence Tech Landscape

Pooja Jauhari is the former Group CEO of VMLY&R India, and former CEO of The Glitch. Over her two-decade-long career, Pooja has worked with some of the biggest brands in the country and the world, and introduced powerful campaigns to society.

Pooja has worked with some brilliant people and has held important responsibilities over the past 20 years. She is the Founder of Seat At The Table, an unbiased investment and advisory initiative to invest in companies and people that are built on a purpose.

Prior to her appointment in the VMLY&R network, Pooja was the CEO of The Glitch, a high-performance creative company that has worked hard to create a workspace that is gender blind, inclusive and progressive. The Glitch was acquired by WPP, the world’s largest marketing communications company in 2017, and integrated into the VMLY&R network within WPP in 2020.