Rahul Panicker

Rahul's passion is driving innovation at the confluence of people and technology. He is the President and co-founder of Embrace Innovations, helping save babies in developing countries through breakthrough medical technologies. Rahul is an MIT-TR35 top global innovator, a World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, and winner of The Economist Innovation Award 2013. He is also an Echoing Green Fellow, Industrial Design Society of America Gold Award winner and a Tech Award laureate from the Tech Museum of Innovation, California. He holds an MS and PhD from Stanford University, where his thesis work was at the interface of artificial intelligence and optics, a B.Tech from IIT Madras, India, and is an alumnus of the d.school at Stanford. He is proud of the hundreds of thousands of babies Embrace has helped and of his Erdos number of 3.