Sparktalk 18th edition:

Technology and Agriculture Way Forward

Date & Time

September 14, 2017
1:40 pm


Agro Trade and Investment Exhibition and Conference 2017
Nepal Academy, Kamaladi



1. Mr. Ganesh Shah
2. Mr. Karmath Dangol
3. Mr. Sunita Nhemaphuki
4. Mr. Brijendra Rochan Joshi
5. Mr. Pravin Raj Joshi

Speaker Profile:

Mr. Ganesh Shah
Former Minister of Environment, Science and Technology,
Government of Nepal


Mr. Karmath Dangol
Prior to joining CloudFactory, Mr Karmath held leadership positions at two of the top software outsourcing companies in Nepal after returning from the US where he lived with his family for over a decade. In the States he was an Engineering Contractor at Google Inc and also worked at eBay Inc. as Senior Manager of Internet Marketing Solutions. Karmath holds a degree in Bachelors of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Beside this he was startup co-founder of (now, a direct marketing company that provides a cooperative database for acquisition marketing to over 700 catalogs (competes with Abacus Direct, a division of DoubleClick).


Sunita Nhemaphuki,
Sunita has been working in agriculture sector to address the challenges faced by  farmers since last 6 years. Sunita’s expertise is in agriculture communication, and developing agriculture value chain ecosystem. Her organization provides a unique platform for any agro aspirants to become an entrepreneur .


Brijendra R Joshi
Brijendra R Joshi, IT Professional, has 12 years of work and entrepreneurial experience with multiple startups in IT. He is a co-founder/Chief Operating Officer at Rooster Logic, an ICT company that works with big data and focuses on Research and Monitoring. He is Co-Founder, Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub that organizes Startup Weekend Kathmandu.


Pravin Raj Joshi
Pravin Raj Joshi, a Computer Science major, has 18 years of experience in cutting edge technology and entrepreneurship. He had been a research assistant at University of Alabama at Birmingham where he was part of the SURA Grid design team. A long time advocate of Free and Open Source Software in Nepal, he is the Co- Founder and CTO of Rooster Logic where he designs products like REMO and Savaako. He is also
Director of Cryptic Insight; Director of Brihaspati Vidyasadan School and College; Faculty at Ace Institute of Management where he teaches MIS to EMBA students. Pravin is currently looking into connecting whole of Nepal with weather monitoring sensors to predict micro-weather and integrating the Internet of Things to make research and monitoring within easy reach, affordable and robust.