- Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Coursera, USA
Rajeev Motwani Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University; Oswald Villard University Fellow in Undergraduate Education; pioneered many of the ideas that are key to Stanford University's online education effort. Co-Founder, Coursera, a social entrepreneurship company whose mission is to offer free, high-quality education to everyone. Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. Member, National Academy of Engineering. Recipient of awards including: Sloan Foundation Faculty Fellowship (1996); ONR Young Investigator Award (1998); Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (1999); IJCAI Computers and Thought Award (2001); Cox Medal for Excellence in fostering undergraduate research, Stanford University (2003); MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (2004); ACM/Infosys Award (2008).