Kunal Sood

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Kunal Sood

Kunal Sood is an internationally renowned impact entrepreneur and award winning disruptive innovator. From serving in the slums of Mumbai as a Global Health scientist with Harvard at PUKAR to building global movements at the United Nations General Assembly with world leaders, explorers, and artists, Sood is on a mission to make the impossible possible as the Founder of #WeThePlanet and We The Future (WTF).

Forbes named him an Impact Icon and highlighted him as a movement builder given his extraordinary work as the founding curator for TEDx at the United Nations and launching a series of highly successful global campaigns such as #OperationHOPE #SDGInnovation, #SDGMoonshots, #FirstWoman and #NeverAlone and more. His work for social innovation and impact has been featured in The Economic Times, The Week, The Hindu, Fortune Magazine, Times of India and Forbes. He is a TED Resident, Tribeca Disruptor Fellow and Innovation Fellow at Columbia University. He serves as a global ambassador for the Non-Violence Project, Singularity University and OpenEXO.

Sood has a lifelong love for learning having earned five Master’s degrees that includes a M.A., from CIIS M.Sc., from UCSF, M.B.A., from Kellogg at Northwestern University and M.A.P.P./M.Phil., from University of Pennsylvania. Currently he is completing  his Ph.D., as an Executive Fellow at the Indian School of Business.

He started his career in the fashion and wellness industry in New York City 20 years ago after graduating from Parsons School of Design before dedicating his life’s purpose towards transforming the world and positively impacting a billion lives in his lifetime.