Lakshmi Pratury

“We need to look at the new India with new eyes, focus on bringing digital access to everyone and cater to the needs of the youth in a whole new way. We need to give them a platform to shine and listen to them more.”


Lakshmi Pratury is an entrepreneur, curator, speaker, and self-described “people collector”. She is the founder and CEO of INK, India’s foremost platform for the exchange of cutting-edge ideas and inspiring stories. INK is known for events such as the annual INK Conference, INK Asia, and INK Salons, as well as for programs that transform imagination to impact, such as INK Fellows and INK Makers. Video releases from on have garnered more than 22 million views.

Lakshmi speaks widely on the topic of storytelling -- that is, the vital role that stories play in our families, businesses, and institutions. Her other pursuits including serving as director and co-host of the SingularityU India Summit in association with INK and as host of Talk at 12 with Lakshmi Pratury on Radio One, 94.3 FM in Bangalore.

In 2009, she co-hosted the TED Conference in Mysore, India. Prior to this, Lakshmi spent two decades in the US in leading roles in technology, venture capital, and non-profit organizations including the American India Foundation, Global Catalyst Partners, and Intel.

Lakshmi is the recipient of numerous awards and honours, including being included in Forbes magazine’s list of “Women to Watch in Asia”.

Participation in CDI:

  • 2016

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20th to the 22th of November 2020

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