Manoj Kumar R

Manager – Information Technology | kmanoj at iihs dot ac dot in


2014    MTech, Geoinformatics Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre,

             Visvesvaraya Technological University Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

2009    BE, Computer Science & Engineering AMC College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological

             University Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Countries: India, Nepal, China
States: Karnataka
Cities: Bangalore
Languages: Kannada, English, Tamil, Telugu

Manoj Kumar R is an adept technologist with a comprehensive span of nine years in the software development realm, boasting a diverse portfolio that encompasses automation, Internet of Things (IoT), electric vehicles, and geo-informatics. He is recognised for his dynamic leadership in steering teams towards innovation, crafting pioneering solutions, and achieving outstanding outcomes.


A pioneer at heart, Manoj founded an electric vehicle company, where he not only spearheaded the conceptualisation of novel designs but also successfully secured grants to elevate the startup. Under his guidance, a dedicated team of eight embarked on trailblazing projects, contributing significantly to the electric vehicle industry. His profound expertise in software development and automation is marked by the development of state-of-the-art solutions, greatly enhancing operational efficacy and productivity. Manoj’s skills are multifaceted, including a meticulous eye for detail, a steadfast commitment to quality, and an aptitude for managing intricate projects and devising innovative solutions.


Manoj’s academic achievements are equally impressive, with a degree in computer science engineering followed by a master’s degree in geo-informatics, solidifying his technical foundation. His tenure at the Jaaga Study programme was a transformative experience, allowing him to delve deep into software development while engaging in a stimulating startup ecosystem.


Throughout his career, Manoj has exhibited versatility, engaging with projects across various sectors including healthcare, petroleum, road infrastructure, finance, and the emergent domain of Web3. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish FuturetronLabs, where his work on lithium battery research and electric vehicle design underscored his dedication to sustainable technology.


His commitment to renewable energy extends to the deployment of solar energy solutions for off-grid setups, showcasing his practical expertise and proactive approach to sustainability. Moreover, Manoj’s foray into digital annotation and narrative work exemplifies his broad skill set that marries technical prowess with creative expression.


In response to the global COVID-19 crisis, Manoj demonstrated agility and resourcefulness by developing products to mitigate the pandemic’s impact, thus proving his capacity to deploy his technical expertise for immediate societal benefit.


With a relentless drive for knowledge and innovation, Manoj continues to stay at the vanguard of technological advancements, inspiring through his profound dedication to solving modern challenges with sustainable and forward-thinking solutions. As he moves forward, Manoj remains dedicated to embracing emerging industry trends and contributing to impactful projects that promise to redefine our collective future. His unique combination of skills and experiences positions him to forge ahead with significant contributions in technology and sustainable development.


At IIHS, Manoj is instrumental in developing custom software solutions tailored to the specific requirements of projects and initiatives. This involves the creation of web applications, mobile apps, databases, and other software systems. Additionally, he plays a key role in system integration efforts, ensuring seamless communication and data exchange between different software systems and technologies. Furthermore, Manoj actively participates in project management activities, contributing to project planning, estimation, and execution while adhering to timelines and deliverables.


  • Engineering, DIIT,Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Engineering, Private,Bengaluru, Karnataka, India