Under 30 CEO
Disrupting an industry is not easy. Neither is making a name for you in a dynamic financial system like India’s. But achieving all that at a young age below 30 is not any suggested feat. Our elegance of 2022’s entrepreneurs, experts, designers, influencers, and sportspersons, constitute the many Indians we stay in and epitomize that achievement can come from all of us and everywhere so long as they may be empowered to polish
NEETU YADAV, KIRTI JANGRA, 26, 28
CEO, COO, ANIMAL
The IIT-Delhi roommates who later became cofounders’ weekend projects in 2019 have grown into a top-tier VC-funded dairy farming firm called Animal, which makes it simple to trade cattle online and upends the $250 billion cattle and dairy market. It enables dairy farmers to launch their farms by providing them with quick, efficient access to excellent cattle.
Advertising, Marketing, and Media
RAHUL JAIN, 28
BRAND AND CREATIVE STRATEGIST, SIDEWAYS CONSULTING
Rahul Jain has done it all, from advising startups in the inaugural cohort of Flipkart’s accelerator program to redefining movie marketing and trailer formats for animated movies like Incredibles 2 and creating digital products for banking companies.
VIRAJ MITHANI, 28
Viraj Mithani’s artistic style is inherited from his grandfather. He is now earning a master’s degree at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in the US and combines painting and printmaking in his work. In addition to teaching at his alma school, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and the Chicago Public Library, Mithani has participated in numerous group and solo exhibits in the US, London, Sweden, and Mumbai.
Clean Energy and Climate Change
GOKUL SRINIVAS, 26
FOUNDER AND CEO, MINIONLABS
The 26-year-old founder’s business has developed a palm-sized wireless Minion gadget that records and analyzes data on energy use in a factory, workplace, or at home. It provides users with clever methods to optimize usage and lower electricity costs. Among its many clients are Cisco, Fortis Healthcare, Accenture, MRF India, Ford India, and many more.
MANUSHI ASHOK JAIN, 29
CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR, SPONGE COLLABORATIVE
The 29-year-old architect and urban planner have always been driven by a desire to help others and solve problems. At the Sasaki project in Afghanistan, where she had the chance to actively deal with the strategic development framework for five war-torn cities, her experience as an urban designer expanded.