Forget the $100 laptop - the $20 tablet is taking over
Suneet Tuli, Datawind
S. Mitra Kalita
S. Mitra Kalita
S. Mitra Kalita is the ideas editor at Quartz. She worked previously at The Wall Street Journal, where she oversaw coverage of the Great Recession, launched a local news section for New York City and, most recently, reported on the housing crisis. She also launched Mint, a business paper in New Delhi, and has previously worked for the Washington Post, Newsday and the Associated Press. She is the author of three books related to migration and globalization, and speaks seven languages (but only four of them well). She is an adjunct professor of journalism at St. John's and Columbia universities, and previously served as president of the South Asian Journalists Association. Born in Brooklyn, Mitra was raised in Long Island, Puerto Rico and New Jersey—with regular trips to her grandparents’ villages in Assam, India. She lives (and eats) in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of New York City, along with her artist husband and two daughters. She tweets @mitrakalita and her website is www.mitrakalita.com.
Suneet Singh Tuli
Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind Ltd., responsible for its overall vision, strategy and execution. He has 23 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, having previously launched two successful companies that conducted IPOs on the NASDAQ stock market.
Most recently, DataWind’s Aakash/UbiSlate tablets have received worldwide attention, as the Company executes a vision to empower the next 3 billion people with computing and internet access. In 2012, DataWind’s Aakash2 tablet computer was launched at the United Nations by the Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon. Suneet has been recognized by Forbes magazine in its Impact 15 list as a “classroom revolutionary” using innovative technologies to reinvent education globally. He has also been recognized as the entrepreneur of the year at the World Sikh Awards.