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Introducing Jury Members of The Home Connect Contest

panel of judges at the home connect contest



panel of judges at the home connect contest

Team LocalFeedback is immensely grateful to have an esteemed panel of judges at The Home Connect Contest

Vineeta Shetty Jury The Home Connect Contest

Ms. Vineeta Shetty

Founder, The Smart Citizen

Vineeta Shetty is the founder of The Smart Citizen, a platform for sharing proven practice in urban innovation and governance across hemispheres. profiles nations, regions and cities that have smart strategies and skillful tactics to share as liveable, sustainable and inclusive territories.
As a Strategic Communications Advisor, Vineeta Mam has counselled organisations such as Nokia, Patni, Deloitte Tohmatsu and the Commonwealth Telecommunication Organisation and previously been Executive Editor of London-based Communications International, providing coverage of telecommunications policy, regulation, business and technology. She has also worked in the UN system as a communication officer. Presently, she is also an advisor to the Delhi Design Festival.
LinkedIn Profile: Ms. Vineeta Shetty

Sudhir Sharma Jury The Home Connect Contest

Mr. Sudhir Sharma

President, Indi Design & Editor, POOL Magazine

Sudhir Sharma is a Designer and an Entrepreneur. He runs his own award-winning design consulting practice “Indi Design” and is also Editor and Publisher of the award winning ‘POOL Magazine”. Indi Design has provided branding expertise to notable companies such as Bajaj, Volkaswagen, NSDL, Network18 and ICICI Bank among several others.
Mr. Sharma is a member of the India Design Council and also hosts Design awards for Pool Magazine, which has a readership of over 2.4 million design enthusiasts. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.
LinkedIn Profile: Mr. Sudhir Sharma

Gita Balakrishnan Jury The Home Connect Contest

Ms. Gita Balakrishnan

Founder & Curator, Ethos India

A graduate from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi, Gita Balakrishnan completed practical training at the Centre for Building Performance and Diagnostics at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
In 2001, Ms. Balakrishnan started Ethos in Kolkata with the intention of making the architectural and civil engineering community alive to the changes happening globally and in our country. Ethos reaches out to over 35000 students of architecture and civil engineering from around 600 colleges across India through its flagship events – quizzes Archumen and Bending Moment. Ethos also organizes design competitions such as Transparence, Save as You Build and IGBC Green Design Competition.
Gita Mam is the Chairperson of the West Bengal Chapter of Indian Institute of Architects for the term 2015-17. She was in the Shortlist of the top 25 People in Kolkata in the Lead India Campaign by The Times of India.
Website: Ethos India 
LinkedIn Profile: Ms. Gita Balakrishnan

Kritika Sharma Jury The Home Connect Contest

Ms. Kritika Sharma

Author & Associate Director, Nielsen

Kritika Sharma is an author, blogger and Associate Director in Nielsen India, where she heads the team responsible for market analytics and client engagement. She is a woman of passion and spirit who believes in possibilities and loves to challenge her own limits by learning something new every day.
Ms. Sharma has been writing ever since she held a pencil. Writing refreshes her and energises her. She has published four books in the past: ‘Manage your Manager’ (2013), ‘Live-in with a Ghost’ (2015), ‘AbstracTales’ (2017) and Treacherous Desires (2017). She also blogs at ‘Kritika Sharma Creations’.
LinkedIn Profile: Ms. Kritika Sharma


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