Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind Ltd., also responsible for its overall vision, strategy and execution. He is also experienced as a serial entrepreneur. Suneet has previously launched two successful companies that conducted Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on the NASDAQ stock market. At DataWind and previous ventures he developed patented technologies. Develop scanning, printing and imaging products that set world records in both price and performance. As a result, the innovative products and technologies created through these ventures have received numerous awards and accolades, including recognition by the Guinness Book of Records.
DataWind’s Aakash/UbiSlate tablets received worldwide attention, as the Company executes a vision to empower the next three billion people with computing and Internet access. Especially relevant, on November 28, 2012, DataWind’s Aakash2 tablet computer was launched at the United Nations by the Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon.
Suneet has been recognized by Forbes magazine in its 2012 Impact 15 list as a “classroom revolutionary”, using innovative technologies to reinvent education globally. Furthermore, he has also been recognized as the entrepreneur of the year for 2012 at the World Sikh Awards.
DataWind has been recognized as the UK’s Most Innovative Mobile Company for 2012 by UK Trade & Investment and also received the Technology Achievement Award by the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
Suneet regularly speaks about social innovation at various forums internationally. Consequently, among others, he spoke at the Internet Freedom Conference in Stockholm, the Beyond Access conference in Washington, D.C. and the Digital World conference in Dhaka.
Suneet graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science in Engineering from the University of Toronto.