Education Revolutionaries list from Forbes showcases top 15 CEOs whose
disruptive technologies will shape tomorrow's world.....!
New Delhi, 10 November '2012: Forbes international today released its annual Impact 15 list of the education innovators that are harnessing disruptive technologies that change everything from the way we teach grade school math to how we trai n the next generation teachers. The global top 15 classroom revolutionary list recognizes individuals who are using business practices to solve social issues which will have the greatest impact on the world.
On being featured in the Forbes' Impact 15 list, Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind stated : "It's such an honor to be recognized by Forbes. They have recognized the revolution that is being created by breaking the price barrier of computing and internet devices. The Aakash tablet computers will help improving the quality of the Indian education system and the world, by bridging the digital divide. We will continue with our efforts to provide affordability to the billions that have been left out of the internet age."
Founded by brothers Raja and Suneet Singh Tuli, DataWind has created the world's cheapest tablet computer, the Aakash 2, which has the potential to revolutionize educational access in the developing world. As serial entrepreneurs, the brothers have taken two prior ventures public on the Nasdaq stock market and Raja Singh Tuli h as over 50 patents to his name across a whole range of technologies. "We intend to use technology in order to fight poverty with a passion", said Raja Singh Tuli, DataWind's Co - Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.
List of Classroom Revolutionaries comprises of Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO , Datawind along with Eddy Cue - Apple, Anant Agrawal , Edex, Norman Atkins - Relay Graduate School of Education, Stacey Childress - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Paul LeBlanc - Southern New Hampshire University, Jose Ferrei ra - Knewton, Sal Khan - Khan Academy, Daphne Koller - Coursera, Alan Louie - ImagineK12, Ted Mitchell - NewSchools Venture Fund, Ronald Packard - K12, Osman Rashid - Kno, Sebastian Thrun - Udacity, Jessie Woolley - Wilson DreamBox Learning.