Aditya Vishwanath Asia 2023

Aditya Vishwanath is an education technology researcher and entrepreneur. He is a doctoral researcher at Stanford University and works at the intersection of the learning sciences, media, and design. He’s also the co-founder and CEO of Inspirit, where he builds immersive 3D & VR tools for STEM education. He has been awarded the Stanford Knight-Hennessy scholarship, the Georgia Tech President’s Undergraduate Research Award (thrice), the SXSW EDU launch award (for Inspirit), and was recently nominated to the 2022 Forbes Technology Council and the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Education. Aditya is also a social entrepreneur and founded MakerGhat, a makerspace and incubator for youth from low-income communities in India, which now has a presence in over 6000 schools across the country. Previously, he worked with the Google Education team where he explored strategies to integrate low-cost virtual reality toolkits into curriculums. Aditya aspires to continue to nurture a career designing education technology for diverse learning environments around the world.