Tagged with curiosity

Movers and Shakers: Siddhartha Pailla

Movers and Shakers: Siddhartha Pailla

September 13, 2013 Origin: Hyderabad, India Roles at Uva: Co-founder at HiComm, Chair of StudCo’s UVAStart , and Ph.D/MBA candidate at the Engineering school and Darden Visits OpenGrounds: Regularly; a few times every weekSid has been at Uva since 2004 (he is a ninth year!) and from the very beginning, he sought to form teams of … Continue reading

Lessons in saying ‘no’ from the OpenGrounds Opening

Lessons in saying ‘no’ from the OpenGrounds Opening

If there’s one tangible tagline you can pin down on OpenGrounds it’s: connect, collaborate, create. Of course, there are a hundred other words you can affiliate with OpenGrounds: curiosity, innovation, cross-disciplinary, thought, studio. Because OpenGrounds embodies so many big concepts, it’s truly inspiring, but often hard to explain to others. To me, the most poignant description of OpenGrounds is “thought-provoking”. To … Continue reading