Cipun Mishra

Performance Artist, Spoken Word Poet, but also Assistant Manager at Quikr.

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Poetry Writing Content Writing
Cipun Mishra is an Assistant Manager of Digital Marketing at Quikr India Pvt. Ltd. He has completed his Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.

He has served as a Senior Associate with Qrius (formerly known as The Indian Economist), and as an Application Development Associate with Accenture.

Apart from the above, his primary interests include performing poetry and mentoring students in the same field of interest.

>Toured several cities in Odisha to perform and teach Spoken Word Poetry in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, and is responsible for the creation and mentoring of Sojourn, the literary club of Sambalpur-Burla, and Cuttack Poetry Society
> Featured by 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Under25, Greenpeace, Upwrite, YourQuote, Mouth of Word, Povera, InkWeaver, Talk Happy Therapy, FreeTheVerse, Atta Galatta, and A Writer's Haven to name a few.
> Co-founded Bhubaneswar Poetry Club, and Open Sesame, Odisha's first poetry slam competition.
> Volunteered with Airplane Poetry Movement and Campus Diaries to organise National Youth Poetry Slam in September 2016.

He has also worked with Bakul Foundation as a volunteer and poet to help the masses in Odisha find comfort in poetry and performance. He has taught Spoken English at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences under National Service Scheme programmes.

Please feel free to thumb through his resume or letter of recommendation attached below.
Say hi at [email protected]!
Content-based digital marketing

Courtesy my day job, I can give insights on how to grow a business and get more online traction using content.

Public art

I have performed public art for over 3 years, collaborating with various major brands for the same.


I can teach spoken word poetry, performance arts and conduct workshops on poetry-based storytelling for all ages

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Assistant Manager - Digital Marketing at Quikr

Jun 2017 - Present

Freelance Content Writer at Aao Hostels

May 2017 - Jun 2017

- AAO Hostels is promoting the hostelling and backpacking culture in India in association with, and funded by Ministry of Tourism and Startup Cell, Govt of Karnataka. - Content creation on backpacking, hosteling, and travelling.

Senior Associate Editor at The indian Economist (now Qrius)

Nov 2016 - Jul 2017

• Worked with editing content for contributors around the globe at an average of 1+ articles per day; required multiple stages of edit, including primary editing, peer reviewing and post production. • Underwent multiple training procedures and qualified in each one of them. • Collaborated with Prestige Glenwood, a housing project in Bangalore, to create content for them as a preview. • Mentored new recruits and was an active member of their social media platform-based discussion communities. Numbers - Ranked 51st in News & Magazines on Android Play Store, India [As of July 6, 2017]. - 12 million+ annual page views. - 275,000+ social followers. - Ranked 35th in News and Politics on Google Newsstand.

Application Development Associate at accenture

Apr 2016 - Jun 2017

• Helped in development of certain functionalities of OCR tool and with configuration using the same for multiple clients such as Microsoft, BSC Connect, EMC2 and ABI Canada, Google KYC and Wincanton. • Completed classroom training in Agile, and undertaken learning session within team on MVC. • Have done client setup and service installations on different occasions, also participated actively in debugging of the issues or challenges in the tool for multiple clients. • Mentored new members of the team, transitioning them into basic configuration work and then, deployment responsibilities. • Given demo to Microsoft client and KT to testing team on the tool’s functioning; went onsite to give KT on configurations and functionalities to CAAS team.

Curator and Head of Documentation at TEDxKIITUniversity

Oct 2015 - Feb 2016 - Helped with content development and headed the documentation team. - Worked on curation of Padmini Rout, who is an Indian chess player who holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster. She won the World under-14 girls' championship in 2008 and the Indian women's championship twice. - Worked closely with the media coverage and publicity team.

Student Coordinator at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

Jun 2015 - Apr 2016

- Co-founded the Writing Society of KIIT University, KIIT Wordsmith in 2014. - Headed the Writing Society of KIIT University, KIIT Wordsmith, as its student coordinator in 2015-2016. - Acted as the student assistant coordinator for the Literary Society of KIIT University, Kronicle, and the Writing Society of KIIT University, KIIT Wordsmith in 2014-2015. - Helped in organising KIIT Fest 2014, Kritarth 2015 and KIIT Fest 2015, KIIT Fest being the annual college fest of KIIT University and Kritarth being the annual inter-college social awareness-centric event of KIIT University. - Organised Odisha's first Spoken Word Poetry competition - 'Open Sesame' - as a part of KIIT Fest 2014, and organised an iteration of it in KIIT Fest 2015.


Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar

Jul 2012 - Apr 2016

-Worked on an independent project on 'Replacement of Mechanical Encoders with a non-contact Telemetry System in Smelter Plants'. -Part of NDA Selection Centre South, Bangalore - Batch no. B-NDA/62073 BOARD-12SSB-29.09.12. -2nd position in State Level English Debate Competition organised by Odisha State Vigilance; awarded by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Pattnaik. -1st position at a National level Debate Competition organised by Sri Sri University, Odisha. -2nd position in Pratijja 2014, National-level Oratory Competition organised by Kronicle, Literary Society of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. -1st prize in Group Dance event as a part of Xpressions – 2013 organised by Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. -1st prize in the event ‘Back On Stage’, in Kolosseum – 2013 organised by KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar. -1st prize in Abhivyakti, Flashmob Competition organised by NISER, Bhubaneswar.

Qrius (formerly, The Indian Economist)
Books & Brews
Airplane Poetry Movement
Art In Transit
Innervoice by Wittyfeed
Push pixels...
Shovel coal into server...
Create mockups...
Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
Disrupt an industry...
Achieve profitability...
Become a unicorn...
Become Batman...