Life outside of Academic Research

Quiz/Trivia Master

I ran a Quiz/Trivia and Knowledge Consulting venture for about 10 years. I have hosted professional quizzes as a Quiz Master (Trivia Master) across India since 2006. Some of the examples include:

  • Microsoft DreamSpark Yatra, previously, Microsoft Student Developers Conference (Acad DevCon) for 5 consecutive years (2008-2012)
  • Adobe People Connect, Noida, October 2011
  • Cisco Connected Women Quiz, IWD, Bangalore, March 2011
  • ONGC ONGC EnerQ – The Sustainability Quiz, PetroTech 2012, Pragati Maidan, Delhi – October 2012
  • Ultratech ArchQ and Civil Quiz, an inter-state Architecture and Civil Quiz, Chandigarh – March, 2013 to 2015 (3 years)

A few quizzes in academic institutions:

  • Flair 2010, 12th Intercollegiate VTU Youth Festival, CIT Tumkur
  • Magnetics 2010, Natinonal Symposium and IT Fest, Oxford Educational Institutions, Bangalore
  • Pragyan 1.0, a national level quiz, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, 2010
  • SDM BCA College, Ujire, 2008

I have also authored a couple of relatively popular Tech Quiz books; Blitz the IT quiz book and Kryptonite the IT quiz book.