Wikimedia India Chapter Executive Committee Members
Moksh Juneja, is the founder of digital media marketing firm, Avignyata Inc., which is into website development, mobile application development and social media marketing.
Moksh was Secretary of WikiConference India in 2011, which was the most successful Wikipedia in India at a National Level. Moksh has been editing articles on the English Wikipedia since 2006. Was part of the team organizing team Wikipedia Women Workshop in Mumbai where we had more than 100+ participants. He has been active with the Wikipedia Mumbai community. He has been active in the organizing Blog Camps, Tweet Ups with the vision of bridging the online and offline media.
At his personal time, Moksh believes in knowledge sharing and is a visiting faculty at colleges in Mumbai University and SNDT University. He also conducts workshops and takes sessions on digital marketing.
He is elected to the Executive Committee during September 2013 and current serves as the President. Wikimedia username: Mokshjuneja
- Email: moksh at wikimedia.in
- Twitter: @mokshjuneja
- Facebook: fb.com/mokshjuneja
- Website: mokshjuneja.com
Karthik Nadar is a final year B.Com student from Mumbai, specializing in Banking, financing, accounting and insurance. He started his contributions to English Wikipedia in mid 2010 and became very active from the following year. In English Wikipedia, Karthik has more than 18K edits and so far has contributed for 10 Good articles. Started working on Indian film related articles, he later on ventured on into political, India and Mumbai related articles. Karthik is autoreviewer, rollbacker and filemover on the English Wikipedia. He also serves as coordinator for WikiProject Mumbai. Karthik is also active on Wikimedia Commons, where he has uploaded hundreds of images and has an edit count of 1,250. He has fixed some small templates and layout issues on Tamil Wikipedia and contributed few articles in Hindi Wikipedia.
In 2011, he was featured on Wikimedia Fundraising banners. Subsequently he became active in Wikipedia Mumbai community and contributed towards organizing second Photo-thon in Mumbai and few other events. He volunteered to be part of core team for organising "Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in India" and played a key role along with Naveen Francis in making it a success.
He is elected to the Executive Committee during September 2012 and current serves as the Secretary.
Apart from his contributions to Wikimedia Movement, he is an aspiring photo journalist and a passionate drummer.
- Wikimedia username: Karthikndr
- Email: Karthikndrwikimedia.in
- Twitter: @Karthikndr
- Facebook: fb.com/karthikndr
Srikanth Ramakrishnan is a 20-something year old student of India. He has been a contributor to the English Wikipedia since 2005, Wikidata since 2012 and has been a regular at various meetups since 2009. He has also held various outreach sessions across several parts of India. On Wikipedia, his primary interests include transport and the Indian economy.
He was elected to the Wikimedia India Executive Committee in September 2012 and currently serves as Treasurer.
Jayanta Nath is a Civil Engineering professional based in Kolkata. He started his contributions to Wikimedia / Wikimedia in 2006 as an anonymous editor and registered his username in 2007. Active contributor and Administrator in Bengali Wikimedia projects. Actively involved in Wikipedia activities based out of Kolkata. He have been active in running Kolkata meetups every month for wikipedians along with a core team of wikipedians. His interest is in organising Wikipedian efforts and in outreach. There is a whole lot of outreach work to be done for Indian language wikipedias. In other hand he co-activist of Foss movement in West Bengal through Free Software Foundation and Free Software Foundation of India and West Bengal Free Software Mancha.
He was co-opted by the current EC, and currently serves as Member.
Nikita Belavate is an active wikipedian and contributes to the English Wikipedia. She is the first ever elected female Executive Committee Member of the Wikimedia India chapter. She attended 'Wiki-Conference India' held in Nov 2011 and was inspired by the event to start contributing to English Wikipedian since December 2011.
She is active in Mumbai outreach programs and has helped conduct meetups and photo-walks in Mumbai. Her outreach interests include encouraging and improving women participation in Wikipedia and GLAM projects.
Her other professional interests include Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.
- Email: nikita.sb[at]wikimedia[dot]in
- Wikimedia: Nikita
- Twitter: @Nikiflyhi
- Linkedin: Nikita Belavate
Pranav is a Consultant in the field of Marketing Management based in Mumbai and currently works with a Social Media firm.. He has been associated with the Wikimedia Movement since 2006 as an editor and image contributor. He holds a B.Com degree from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Pranav served as the Chairman of the Organising Committee for WikiConference India 2011 (WCI) organised jointly by Wikimedia Mumbai Community and Wikimedia India, with active involvment of 11 teams consisting of over 50 volunteers. He was granted a Fellowship from the Wikimedia Foundation for this task. Apart from WCI, Pranav has been one of the few Wikipedians instrumental in hosting of several community Meetups, Photowalks, Workshops and Academies in Mumbai.
He is the first person to sign up as a member of Wikimedia Chapter using electronic funds transfer of membership fees. In September 2012, Pranav was elected to the Executive Committee of Wikimedia chapter and currently serves as Member. In addition to this he devotes time to other charitable/philanthropic activities as well,serving as a Member of the Board of Trustees of four Mumbai based Public Charitable Trusts which operate in Health, Education and other functional areas.
Email: pranav [at] wikimedia [dot] in
Viswanathan Prabhakaran is an engineer, project manager and technology consultant by profession. After acquiring his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Government Engineering college, Thrissur in 1986, he initiated his career in computer industry. Keeping pace with the rapid evolution of technology, he has aligned his career path with industrial automation, communications, laboratory science etc. finally culminating into advanced biomedical engineering.
He has travelled extensively both within and outside India and has lived and worked with a vast mixture of cultures and communities. He is elected to Wikimedia India EC in Sep 2012 and currently serves as a Member
At present, he is living in his home town in Kerala, occasionally travelling, spending most of his time voluntarily for social causes and the Wikipedia movement.
- E-Mail: viswaprabha [at] wikimedia.in
- Wikipedia+: User: ViswaPrabha