Saturday, April 26, 2014


Umakant Mishra was born and graduated in Orissa (India) and later settled in Bangalore (India) in 1996. He had a throughout First Class career from High School to Post Graduation with National Scholarship and was University Topper in Graduation. He is a Master in Philosophy (MA), Master in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor in Law and Logic (LLB), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer +Internet (MCSE+I), Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), Cleared Exams of all seven papers of CNE in just eight days (an unverified possible world record), Master Certified Novell Engineer (MCNE), Certified Intranet Manager (CIM), Certified Internet Professional (CIP), Certified Internet Business Strategist (CIBS), Certified Web Designer (CWD), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Software Test Manager (CSTM) and holds many other International Certification.


Umakant started his career as a Programmer during 1986 in DANIDA, later worked as Senior Programmer, Senior Systems Analyst, Information Systems Manager and Chief Systems Architect in different International organizations. During 1999 he was coordinating the IT operations in Asian country programs for ActionAid as Asia-Regional IT Coordinator. He co-founded CREAX Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in 2000 (Bangalore), served as Director and Chief Technology Officer of CREAX till his separation in 2004.

Research on TRIZ

He got attracted towards TRIZ in year 2000. He is fond of studying patents, has analyzed several thousand IT patents during past 13 years, written more than a hundred articles on TRIZ and IT, developed various TRIZ software, created some websites on TRIZ and maintained TRIZsite Journal (from 2005-2014).

Umakant’s Books

TRIZ Principles for Information Technology (ISBN 978-81-8465-184-3) - This book was first published by Technical Innovation Center (MA, USA) in 2007. The revised and enlarged edition of the book was published in Jan 2010. The book was translated into Japanese language by Sozo Kaihatsu Initiative (Tokyo, Japan), under the expert guidance of Dr. Toru Nakagawa (Prof. Informatics, OGU, Japan). The Japanese edition of the book was first exhibited in "The Fourth TRIZ Symposium in Japan" held in September 2008.
Improving Graphical User Interface using TRIZ - This book was published in December 2009. The book is available at 
Using TRIZ for Anti-Virus Development (ISBN 978-93-5126-882-6) - This book was published in 2013. The book is available in

Umakant’s Articles

Hundreds of his articles are available in TRIZsite Journal, SSRN eLibrary, Cornell University Library and BePress  etc. He is currently working on few more books and articles on integrating "Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)” and “Software Innovation". 

Apart from his professional activities, he is a hobby traveler and armature video maker. He has produced 36 video CDs/DVDs on travels etc. for friendly distribution (some clips can be viewed in youtube). 

Umakant’s Web Links