Parts of India and the world live in the 21st century whereas parts live in the 19th century. Whilst many of us live in times ruled by smartphones and the internet, millions go without easy access to basics like water and electricity.
We live in an opportune moment today. We have, available to us, the technological tools of the 21st century to address 19th century issues. In a fast changing world, will mankind be ruled by smartphones soon or will mankind use technology in life-changing innovations to make our societies far more equitable? Can technology be used to address the most crying needs in our societies today?
The big picture is built by stories about the modern fruits of technology and how these are being used by leadership groups to combine business with social causes. This is an easy read for anyone interested in innovation, entrepreneurship, social issues and the current challenges like excessive corruption that face us today.
About the Author
Parthajeet is an award winning innovator and successful entrepreneur. A fan of free markets and technology, he likes writing and talking about holistic approaches towards addressing 'base of the pyramid' issues.
After a degree in Architecture from Sir J J College of Architecture, an MBA changed Parthajeet's perspective towards the building industry. Today, in addition to running successful businesses in the building industry, Parthajeet devotes ample time towards R&D in the industry. Such research, often done with international knowledge partners, yields award winning products and services.
Well travelled, Parthajeet often pens down his thoughts, as writing brings clarity to most thoughts. When not travelling, he can be found making attempts helping his wife Sibani manage their two young daughters in Mumbai.
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