Advait Kumar
A young technocrat with a vision of community building, Advait Kumar is the Co-founder at Swajal Waters, India’s leading IoT-based public water purification company. He spearheads technological innovations, business development, management, at Swajal with a singular vision of making clean drinking water available to everyone and eliminating the developing water crisis in the country. Counting Penn State University as his alma mater, Advait is electrical engineering and economics graduate and has successfully pursued his higher education in Economics from the globally leading varsity. There, he co-founded and incubated Swajal in its first seed stage. He was honoured with the Frisby International Award and effectively drove support from leading international organizations including UNDP (United Nations Development Program) and REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) for piloting Swajal. He also led the development of multiple prototypes for Swajal’s IoT platform.