OnePlus, a global mobile technology startup, hosted the first edition of TEDxBangaloreSalon for 2017 – an initiative aimed at inspiring innovation, sparking discussion and promoting knowledge sharing.

OnePlus has partnered with TEDx to bring the renowned sessions to its fans, to further deepen its engagement with the community. The aim of this collaboration is to create a platform for OnePlus community members to explore new interests and pursue their passion. Through this TEDxBangaloreSalon, OnePlus endeavors to bring out inspiring stories from different walks of life that even goes beyond the smartphones and technology discussion.

The first edition of the TEDxBangaloreSalon for 2017 saw Rohit Varma, a nature and wildlife photography enthusiast and Co-founder of Nature InFocus, delivera session on ‘Exploring wilderness through a lens’. During the session Rohit spoke about how he followed his passion for photography and turned it into his profession as the Co-founder of Nature InFocus, a photo-led exploration platformfor sharing stories and photography for everything nature.

Speaking at the occasion, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager of OnePlus India, said, “At OnePlus, we are focused on providing the best products and experiences to our community. Our collaboration with TEDx is yet another step towards strengthening our relationship with the community and being relevant in their lives, beyond our product offerings. We are delighted to have Mr. Rohit Varma speak at our Experience Store. We look forward to inviting more such inspiring personalities for upcoming editions of the TEDxBangaloreSalon.”

It is very exciting to interact with an engaging group of photography enthusiasts and share with them my journey so far. It is encouraging to see brands like OnePlus and TEDx come together to create platform where people can share their stories and motivate others to follow their passion” said Rohit Varma, a wildlife photographer.

The landmark OnePlus experience store is a hub for community members to experience the product offerings as well as collaborate, share and learn together. Similar to the OnePlus Experience Store, is a ‘one stop’ destination for our fans and users, across India who want to purchase the latest OnePlus smartphone or accessories and enjoy the promise of our high quality customer service.