Mr Kunal Mandal
"Kunal is a serial entrepreneur who is optimistic and passionate about building businesses, transforming ideas, and life-long learning. He is an engineer by education, game evangelist by profession, creative experimenter by nature and collaborative changemaker at heart.
He has worked extensively in the media industry primarily with Reliance Big Synergy Media Ltd. where his primary role was to make content interesting to help individuals and brands grow. He has worked as a content strategist for various TV shows including Kaun Banega Crorepati and has produced content in over 10 different languages. He has also been a consultant to various projects for Govt. of India, where he worked on projects like Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Artificial intelligence research, analytics and knowledge assimilation platform (AIRAWAT), Khadya Suraksha Abhiyan for FSSAI, Voter education program for Election Commission of India etc. Over various years, he has co-founded Gyaanspace – a gamification company which uses quizzes and other games as a tool for people engagement; Citybytesindia - a travel community which helps travellers discover and book inspiring city experiences provided by local experts and an energy company that specializes in production of green hydrogen from biomass. He studied Production engg. at Jadavpur University, and Gamification at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.
Kunal is currently on a mission to teach curiosity as a skill, increase awareness about sustainability, make green energy affordable and empower young Indians to be more than they thought they could be.