Hiran Venugopalan is a dreamer,a hacker turned designer who has experience in fields of Web Technology,Branding,Type designing and Digital Marketing.He is an active free software enthusiast who loves to spend his time on promoting Free Culture and contributing to Free Software projects.

Being bitten by bug of entrepreneurship,he started a technology consultation company, Ubiqurio in 2009 which turned to a worker-owned, direct democratic cooperative by 2015.He also christened Saltmangotree, one of the early birds in Digital Marketing from Kerala which got acquired by ‘The Links G&A’ , A French Multinational Advertising agency. Meanwhile he also initiated in merchandising line titled ‘Malwear’,based on his hobby project Malayaleegraphy which got wide acceptance.

He is coordinating and contributing to Swathanthra Malayalam Computing which is one of the biggest Free and Open Source Software community in India as Executive Director(Design) of the Indic Project.Right now you can find his hands-on works as a Product designer /UX Lead in Bang the Table,Bangalore.