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UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon launched Datawind’s tablet computer on November 28th. Forbes magazine describes the device as “world-changing.”
Interested in finding out how UK-based Datawind created the world’s cheapest tablet computer? Want to hear how this device has the potential to revolutionize education in the developing world?
Two-thirds of the world do not have access to computers and the Internet. Datawind’s CEO, Suneet Singh Tuli, will present his company’s approach to frugal innovation―one that will enable three billion more people to connect to the web.
Part of the MaRS Global Leadership Series
Suneet Singh Tuli
Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of Datawind Ltd. He is responsible for developing the company’s vision and strategy, and its execution. Suneet has 22 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, having launched two successful companies that conducted initial public offerings on Nasdaq. At Datawind and with previous ventures, Suneet helped create patented technologies to develop scanning, printing and imaging products that set world records in both price and performance. These innovative products and technologies have received numerous awards and accolades.
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.