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Social Innovation

 Mr. Robin Tommy is an author, technologist and involved in the enabling social entrepreneurship ecosystem and inclusion. He has been ranked # 21 amongst Top 100 thought leaders and influencers for 2020 by Thinkers360 platform. Robin has won the most coveted Distinguished Engineer Award from TATA Consultancy Services. Robin Has won the most prestigious Universal Design Award from NCPEDP (National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People) and Mphasis. Robin is well known for his contributions to the Assistive technology innovations in India. He has filed more than 90 patents with 20 grants and published more than 25 research papers in IEEE, Springer and ACM. His TEDx talk on Social Innovation and Assistive technologies has been trending. Robin is currently working in driving customer research and Business innovations in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Immersive Customer Experience, IOT and Blockchain technology domains in Tata Consultancy Services, India. He is also instrumental in creating Intellectual Property based researched products and platforms for customers in the emerging technology business. He and his team are the mastermind behind the first humanoid launched in Indian Airports at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.

He has been involved in various social innovations and assistive technology research for the differently-abled society. He is working closely with the cerebral palsy, autism and hearing-impaired society creating next generation products through research and bringing in frugal innovation initiatives to the special world. Robin and team has started research for the Parkinson's and ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) society for creating assistive technology products for improving their quality of life. Robin is the founder and director of Inclusys Org Foundation for skilling and empowering neurodivergent citizens.

Robin is the winner of the most prestigious NCPEDP Mphasis Universal Design Awards 2022 for his contributions to the neurodivergent society. Robin won the most coveted 'Distinguished Engineer Award 2021' by Tata Consultancy Services for his contributions towards to research and innovation for customers across the globe. Robin and Team has been winning the TCS Innovations for the past 5 years starting from 2018 till 2022. Robin and his team won the Nasscom's Engineering and Innovation Award 2021 for the social impact solutions driven from his lab. He and his team also won the prestigious  TATA Innovista 2018 award for the project contributions in social innovation. Robin also won the Golden Globe Tigers 2021 award for the product design category. His team has won the TMA (Trivandrum Management Association) Terumo Penpol Disruptive CSR Award 2018, KMA (Kerala Management Association) CSR Award 2018, KMA CSR AWARD 2019. His team also won the TCS Innovista 2017, 2018 and 2019 awards. The Rotary International CSR gold Award, 2019 was awarded to Robin Tommy and his team.


Robin has been involved in as a Social Innovator, Sustainability designer, Rapid Innovator, Researcher, Business Transformation Specialist for bringing out ESG focused, effective and intelligent solutions to the customers across the globe.

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