Bhanu Srivastav (born 12 November 1991) is an Indian author and columnist, known for his Indian-English novel titled Hacker 404 Happiness not found.Template:Better source He worked for Syndicate Bank (now Canara Bank) at their Corporate Office, Bangalore in Business Process Re-engineering & Innovation Department.Template:Better source
Early life and education[edit | edit source]
Bhanu was born into a Hindu family in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is an alumnus of Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in the National Capital Region of India & Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad.
During his engineering at the college, he founded a Start-up named The Backbenchers which was a tech Start-up founded in the hostel room of college for analyzing data that was collected from user's activities on social media pages, websites, and other online places. Now, The Backbenchers is a well-known company serving clients from several countries.
After completing his Mechanical Engineering in 2013 from Galgotia College, Bhanu cleared IBPS exam and joined Syndicate Bank (Now Canara Bank). While working with Syndicate Bank, he completed two PGDs in International Business Operations & Information Security respectively and one Masters in the field of Commerce from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
Bhanu holds more than hundred Certifications from Institutes & Companies like Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York Institute of Finance, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, National Stock Exchange of India, IIM Bangalore, Indian Institute of Banking and Finance and so on.
Career[edit | edit source]
Bhanu is currently working with Syndicate Bank (Now Canara Bank). He already served in various departments. He managed Syndicate Bank’s eLearning Department for two years & created an AI Bot named “Kajal” for handling eLearning Support System. He was also the part of HR Transformation Project “Samarth” and conducted several Mentorship Programs like “Women Leaders Mentorship Program”, “Reverse Mentorship Program”, “First Time Branch-Head Mentorship program” and so on.
While working with Syndicate Bank, Bhanu developed self-running smart websites by the application of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in basic source code. Bankerpedia was the first website to run on this technology.
Bhanu was chosen to lead SYND iNNOVATE 2019, which was a National Level Hackathon by the MD & CEO of Syndicate Bank Mr. Mrutyunjay Mahapatra. He also made 83 minutes Documentary named “Synd Innovate 2019 Hackathon Highlights” in collaboration with Chief Marketing Officer of Syndicate Bank.
At present Bhanu is working on Smart eLearning Solutions for the employees in his Bank.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Bhanu is an Introvert person and prefers very limited communication with people. He spend most of his time in solitude and speak only when he feel like speaking. He doesn’t use social Media, never attend parties and has very small friend circle.
In November 2019, Bhanu was diagnosed with multiple mental disorders like Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Dissociative identity disorder (DID), Asperger syndrome (AS), Insomnia & suicidal tendencies. He started his treatment in December 2019 and had gone through multiple sessions with Psychiatrists. To deviate his mind, he started writing HACKER 404 Happiness not found which he later published.
Philanthropy[edit | edit source]
Honors[edit | edit source]
- Bhanu was honored by the MD & CEO of Syndicate Bank, Mr. Mrutyunjay Mahapatra for his work on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.
- He was also honored by the Chief Information Officer of Syndicate Bank for Managing Hackathon SYND iNNOVATE 2019.
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- Bhanu Srivastav on Facebook
- Bhanu Srivastav on Twitter
- Bhanu Srivastav on Goodreads
- Bhanu Srivastav on LinkedIn