Brij Kothari

Brij Kothari
  • Director
    PlanetRead

PhD, Cornell University. Currently, Faculty, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Founder: PlanetRead; BookBox.com. Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur, India (2009). Ashoka Fellow. Reuters Digital Vision Fellow, Stanford University. Innovated, researched and nationally implemented Same Language Subtitling (SLS) on television in India, for mass literacy. Recipient, honours and awards, including: Development Marketplace winner, World Bank; Tech Laureate, Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose; NASSCOM Social Innovation Honour; USAID All Children Reading Global Challenge winner; Clinton Global Initiative (2009 and 2011).