Pratik Gauri (Born October 17, 1990) is a serial social entrepreneur, speaker, author, and
investor, who is widely known as the “Creator of the 5th industrial revolution." He has been
championing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and helping transition the world from a
for-profit economy to a for-benefit economy, a feature of the 5th industrial revolution, for over
Pratik is the Founder and CEO of blockchain 5ire and co-founded eight companies before founding 5ire. Pratik is also a Partner at 5th Element Group -a global impact management consultancy to implement and scale omni-win solutions to impact millions of humans by mobilizing millions of dollars. 5IRE is a blockchain ecosystem that brings forward Sustainability, Technology & Innovation to build the 5th industrial revolution. The ecosystem consists of a layer one chain, 5ire exchange, NFT / Metaverse marketplace, 5ire Wallet, and 5ireCapital ( VC fund of 5ire ) to impact 1B+ humans by 2025 using blockchain / web3 / NFTs / Metaverse / DeFi.
Early Life and Education
Gauri was born in Delhi, India. He graduated with an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, and holds a Certificate in Strategic Management from Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago.
Gauri is creating the 5th Industrial Revolution to help fortune 500 companies go from for-profit to for-benefit. Through India Needs You, Gauri has hosted 15+ impact convening in the spaces of law, entrepreneurship, and public policy.
Pratik is a public / TEDx speaker, and his works have been covered by the World Economic Forum, NASDAQ, Horasis & several other global impact institutions. Having delivered more than 100 talks in 25+ countries, Gauri is also a social media influencer with more than 250,000 followers across different social media platforms. He is an established writer and contributes to Real Leaders, WEF, MIT Technology Review, and Thrive Global, among others.
Pratik was named Creative Entrepreneur of the year - Startup by Entrepreneur India magazine and Entrepreneur of the year 2020 by the Indian Achievers' Forum. He has been recognized as Entrepreneur 35 Under 35, TIMES 40 Under 40, ET Now Leaders of Tomorrow, Greenbiz Global 30 Under 30, AsiaOne 40 Under 40 Most Influential Leaders, British Petroleum Scholar, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Ambassador at One Young World, Al Gore's Climate Leader, Fellow at Startup Leadership Program, Winner of UNLEASH 2019, Asia's top 50 Voices by Earth Day Network, and Changemaker at Global Action on Poverty.
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