5 Indian TED Speakers you need to follow!

“TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading”. TED hosts short yet powerful talks in more than 100 languages. These talks by eminent personalities from all around the world are aimed to share ideas on science to business to global issues to every other domain you can think about. In fact,

(Technology + Entertainment + Design = TED)

In this list, Techstory presents you with 5 prominent TED speakers of Indian origin who are worth listening to get inspired!

Nirmalya Kumar 1

Nirmalya is a professor of marketing at London Business School. He was born on 8 March 1960 and had his early education in Calcutta. He has served as Boards of Directors for many Indian firms.

Click here to visit his TED page. (Image Credits: ted.com)

Nandan Nilekani

imagesAuthor of “Imagining India” and co-founder of Infosys, Nandan is an Indian entrepreneur, bureaucrat and politician. Nandan was born on 2 June, 1955 at Bangalore, Karnataka. Now he is serving as member of Indian National Congress.

Click here to visit his TED page. (Image Credits: topnews.in)



Devdutt Pattanaik


Devdutt is an Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist. He was born on 11 December, 1970 in Mumbai and brought up there. His work focuses largely on the areas of mythology and he has written over 600 articles and 30 books relevant to myth and their occurrences.

Click here to visit his TED page. (Image Credits: twitter.com)


Pranav Mistry

3Inventor of the Sixthsense Technology, Pranav is a computer scientist and Inventor. Mistry was born on 14 May, 1981 in Palanpur, Gujarat and is an IIT grad. Currently, he is Director of research at South Korean Company- Samsung Research America.

Click here to visit his TED page. (Image Credits: apbspeakers.com)


Ravin Agrawal


Ravin is a private investor. He was born in New Jersey and grew up between Louisiana and Kolkata. He did his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is currently serving as Managing Director at Corellian Capital LLC

Click here to visit his TED page. (Image Credits: digitalundivide.org)