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Bhanu Potta

Worldreader
Executive Advisor & India Board Member
Bangalore | Barcelona | San Fransisco
As the Global Executive Member and India Board Director at Worldreader, Bhanu provides strategic direction to Worldreader’s global portfolio of digital reading product and leads the buildup of India Organization. Worldreader is a global non-profit on a mission to get digital books to every child and her family across the world.

Specializing in Education Products / Technologies and Social Investments, Bhanu Potta is a board director, executive advisor and a future-focused development enthusiast. He is passionate about building purposeful products, businesses, organizations and institutions which enhance human endeavor and development. In a corporate career spanning 23+ years, he set up and grew multi-million-dollar social investments & education product programs for Microsoft, Nokia, Perot Systems, Informatics Group and NIIT. As the senior advisor for social investments to Worldwide Education Group at Microsoft and as the global product leader for mobile learning services at Nokia, Bhanu led some of the world’s largest mobile-based learning services which collectively reached over 250 million beneficiaries in developing and emerging markets.

He is also the Founding Board Director of Zinger Labs, an advisory firm, which since 2014 has provided strategic input to boards and CXO teams at enterprises, impact investors, startups and development organizations across US, EU, Asia and Africa on numerous tech-based education and development programs involving investments to the tune of US$ 70+ Million cumulatively. As an impact-focused startup advisor, he saw through three startups in US, Europe, and India from idea to market to multi-million-dollar Series A rounds in the last two years.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, May 15
 

14:15