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Suneet Singh Tuli

 Suneet Singh Tuli
Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind Ltd., responsible for its overall vision, strategy and execution.

He has 23 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, having previously launched two successful companies that conducted Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on the NASDAQ stock market.

At DataWind and previous ventures, patented technologies were created to develop scanning, printing and imaging products that set world records in both price and performance. The innovative products and technologies created through these ventures have received numerous awards and accolades, including recognition by the Guinness Book of Records.

Most recently, DataWind’s Aakash/UbiSlate tablets have received worldwide attention, as the Company executes a vision to empower the next 3 billion people with computing and internet access. On November 28th, 2012, DataWind’s Aakash2 tablet computer was launched at the United Nations by the Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon. In the first quarter of 2013, according to Cyber Media Research, DataWind was recognized as the largest supplier of tablet computers in the Indian market.

Suneet has been recognized by Forbes magazine in its 2012 Impact 15 list as a “classroom revolutionary” using innovative technologies to reinvent education globally. He has also been recognized as the entrepreneur of the year for 2012 at the World Sikh Awards.

DataWind has been awarded:
• UK’s Most Innovative Mobile Company for 2012 by UK Trade & Investment
• Most Innovative Access Device at NTA ICT World Communication Awards by Dr. Hamadoun Toure, Secretary General, International Telecommunications Union
• The Technology Achievement Award by the Indo Canadian Chamber of Commerce
• CNBC TV 18‘s Young Turks Innovation award
• For Contributions to Technology and Education by the Indo-US Chamber of Commerce

Suneet regularly speaks about social innovation at various forums internationally. Suneet graduated in 1990 with a Bachelors of Applied Science in Engineering from the University of Toronto


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