Madan Padaki - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Bio

Madan Padaki is co-founder & CEO of 1Bridge, a last-mile services platform for Rural India and the co-founder & Trustee of Head Held High Foundation, a social organisation for eradicating rural poverty where he leads the Global Action on Poverty (GAP) Initiative. Madan is also an active angel investor in ed-tech start-ups along with other education sector leaders. In 2000, he co-founded MeritTrac Services, one of India’s largest Skills assessment company which was acquired by Manipal Global Education in 2007. Madan also serves as a Senior Advisor to Tata Trusts, is on the Governing Council of TiE Bangalore and is a Founding Partner of Social Venture Partners, Bangalore.