Manu is working on tackling extreme poverty by providing dignified digital work to rural Indians. He’s currently the CEO of Karya, a transformative AI collective that is enabling dignified livelihoods. In the last three years, his work has moved over 100,000 rural Indians out of extreme poverty. He graduated from Stanford University in 2017, where he co-founded CS+Social Good, Stanford’s first student group focused on technology and impact.
He has also taught several tech for good courses in Stanford’s Computer Science Department. Students in his classes have built projects that reached over 30 million people in 15 countries around the globe.