Apurv Mishra is an inventor, entrepreneur and youngest TED FELLOW. He founded Future.ly for geospatial mapping of emerging technology clusters around the world and understanding their ripple effects. Also declared as Future Global Leader at St.Petersburg International Economic Forum 2011 and worked on innovation policy with the Russian government. Prior to this, Apurv was working as VP Strategy for Hypios - a french firm based in Paris that is helping Fortune 500 companies solve technical challenges by matching them with a vast network of scientific experts.
At 16, he founded IFFGlobal as one of the first think tank on Open Innovation and was credited by Craig R Barrett, Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation at the 2009 keynote at Consumer Electronics Show. He invented "Glabenator" at 14 years, in response to his grandfather's paralysis. This invention won the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Grand Award 2006 ( Engineering ) at Indianapolis , India's National Technology Award 2006, Lecture during NOBEL PRIZE Ceremony 2009 at Stockholm ( as Nobel Foundation's Seaborg SIYSS Fellow ) and Palomar5 Berlin. He is currently the President of Cambridge University Venture Capital & Private Equity Club and candidate for MPhil in Technology Policy at Judge Business School - University of Cambridge.