Bhutan National Startup Weekend
Friday, March 16 - 19, 2018
Friday, March 16 - 19, 2018
Event starts at 9:30 am
Thursday March 15th
Friday March 16th
Saturday March 17th
Sunday March 18th
Monday March 19th
Governor of Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
Dasho Sangay Khandu
Chairman, Druk Holding & Investments Ltd
Director, Investments at National Pension and Provident Fund, Bhutan
Coaches and Mentors
Over the last ten years in the ministry, he has contributed immensely towards the development of e-Government within Bhutan. He developed one of the first G2C e-Services (issuance of online police clearance) in 2009 and was later deputed to Prime Minister’s office in 2010 as a part of core team to improve G2C services under Improving Public Service Delivery (IPSD) initiative.
He graduated from the University of Western Australia with MS in Computer Science and also he is TOGAF 9.1 trained and certified. To keep up with his profession, he is personally keen on developing software and had won two mobile apps contest held at national level in 2016 and 2017.
Jigme Thinley Yoezer Rinzin
founder of a tech startup Druk Ride
Online Marketing Freelancer
PR and Media Officer
Fund Counselor, REDCL
Analyst, Department of Investment, DHI
Prior to the current position, he worked as a Senior Planning Officer, Perspective Planning Division under Gross National Happiness Commission and as a Systems Manager, ICT Unit, Gross National Happiness Commission.
He possesses skills and experience in Strategic Planning, Results Based Management and Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Performance Management, Enterprise Systems Architecture Development and System Analysis and Design
He holds a Masters of Applied Science (Information Systems) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
Chief Technology Officer, New Edge Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Dinesh J Weerakkody
Associate Technical Lead at WSO2
Associate Lead - Technology Specialist at WSO2
I have obtained my master’s degree from University of Moratuwa in MSc Artificial Intelligence. I have a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Westminster, UK with First Class Honours in BSc (Hons) Software Engineering and hold Sun Certified Java Programmer certification from Sun Microsystems.
Project Coordinator Microfinance Project His Majesty's Secretariat
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Bhutan National Startup Weekend team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Thimphu is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
He is the Regional Manager Greater China for Techstars Startup Programs.
He is co-founding anekdote.co and olea.store
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