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XLRI Jamshedpur, MBA 1982
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 1979

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Naveen Jain

Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, visionary and a technology pioneer.

Naveen Jain is founder of World Innovation Institute, Moon Express, Intelius and Infospace.

Naveen Jain is a trustee of the board and Co-Chairman of “Education and Global Development” at the X Prize Foundation where he is focused on finding entrepreneurial solutions to address the global challenges in education, poverty, agriculture, health, and clean water.

Naveen Jain is a trustee of the board of Singularity University, an interdisciplinary university whose mission is to educate and inspire leaders to address humanity’s grand challenges through innovative technologies.

Naveen Jain also serves as a director on the board of Coastal Aviation Software and Flow Mobile. Flow Mobile is dedicated to bringing innovative mobile broadband service to under-served and un-served rural towns across the country. Naveen Jain is also a member of Pacific Council on International Policy and the Explorer Club.

Naveen has been awarded many honors for his entrepreneurial successes and leadership skills including “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year,” the “Albert Einstein Technology Medal” for pioneers in technology, “Top 20 Entrepreneurs” and “Life Time Achievement Award for Contribution to Technology and Entrepreneurship” by Red Herring, “Light of India Award” for Business Leadership by The Times Group, “Most Admired Serial Entrepreneur” by Silicon India, and “Six People Who Will Change the Internet” by Information Week.

Naveen’s success with Intelius has earned such accolades as “Best New Company” by the American Business Awards, Puget Sound Business Journal’s “One of Washington’s Top Three Best Workplaces,” “Rising Star” in Deloitte & Touche’s Technology Fast 500 Program, and “America’s Top 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies” by Inc. Magazine. Intelius has consistently been listed among the top 15 Corporate Philanthropists in the community.

Naveen is currently exploring ways to use neuro-plasticity to create better learners and develop neuroscience-based multi-sensory video games that are effective and additive for teaching students skills like math, science and history. Naveen is excited about a challenge to develop “Digital Doctor,” an AI-based expert system, to improve access to primary care physicians around the world. Naveen believes that we can create bio-factories to reduce shortages of food, and use synthetic biology to create microbes that can help with clean water and to generate energy from plentiful resources like ocean water.

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Naveen Jain - The Way We Are Teaching is Wrong - Presentation

Added: 9/25/13

Naveen Jain on TedX Talks

Added: 10/11/13


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