Mr. Raghunandan Mishra
Independent Consultant, Emerging Technologies
Mr. Raghunandan Mishra
Achiever's Success Story
“I learn, I implement, and I give back to the community - that is what I want to do”- Mr. Raghunandan Mishra
Raghunandan Mishra is a successful entrepreneur and a tech-veteran who specializes in IoT, AI/ML, and Blockchain. He has founded two start-ups, built professional communities, and offered pro-bono mentorship to several start-ups, among his other achievements. In a career spanning over two decades, applying emerging technology to create fully functional products has been the ‘Raison d’etre’ of his Career. He makes them in India and takes them globally.
Raghunandan has developed a myriad of innovative products used by a plethora of industries including pharma, marketing, business analytics, asset management, R&D, and much more.
As a co-founder and head of products at Radiius Card Solution India Private Limited, Raghunandan’s team developed the first display card in India with a thickness of 0.76 mm. Two innovative products developed includes: ‘Quadruscard’, with digital display and multi-card selection capabilities, and ‘Bee’, the smallest, most secure, and biometric-enabled wearable with an NFC payment solution.
In 2017, Raghunandan conceptualised, developed, and presented a proof-of-concept solution on ‘Digitization of land records using blockchain and smart contracts’ for the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeITy). He also developed blockchain-based products in the Supply Chain and Asset Management Domains and his works include and ‘Track and Trace Raw Materials from Producer to Consumer’ Supply Chain on Oracle Blockchain Cloud Services platform.
In the lifesciences and pharma domain, he architected and designed a signal detection pharmacovigilance product, ‘mSafety’. This has recently been awarded by NASSCOM as ‘Gamechanger 2022 – Automated & AI Powered Safety Platform’ in the Healthcare category.
As a veteran in the industry, Raghunandan has realized the limitations of the technology in India through his own struggles and hence has set out to empower the tech infrastructure. He has tied up with Telangana hub (T-Hub) to mentor start-ups. He coaches the teams on topics around market research, user research, customer journey maps, product workflows, product-market fit, and other such topics. He is also mentoring as a product specialist to Blockchain and Knowledge economy start-ups helping them at every step of their development until they deliver a minimum viable product (MVP).
Raghunandan’ s strong technical knowledge has laid the foundation for his business success and pro-bono initiatives. To multiply this potential he created a comprehensive course on blockchain and published it for free as early as 2017. Understanding the real struggles of freelance experts and organizations alike, he has created a network of freelance experts and connects them with the relevant opportunities. He takes care of the background checks and skill evaluations, filters the best talents, and offers a personal guarantee to corporations on service and quality. Through this model, Raghunandan has created a win-win situation by connecting the right companies with the right contractors.
Raghunandan passion for learning is the drive that propels him towards building successful products and empowering fellow innovators.