Srikanth Bolla

Chairman and CEO at Bollant Industries | MIT’s First International Blind Student, Bollant Industries

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Srikanth Bolla


Breaking Barriers through Entrepreneurship: This 23-year-old tricked fate to build a Rs 50-crore company, Bollant Industries. He was the first international blind student to pursue engineering at MIT and was the first visually challenged student in India permitted to study science beyond grade 10. As a passionate learner, dynamic leader and social entrepreneur, Srikanth leads his team to create eco-friendly, sustainable paper products while employing persons with various abilities. Srikanth is a sought-after motivational keynote speaker who has been associated with organizations like Lead India Foundation 2030, Samanvai Centre for Children with Multiple Disabilities, and Surge Impact Foundation. In 2017, Forbes Asia had named him in the 30 under 30 List of Emerging Entrepreneurs under the age of 30. He has received numerous prestigious awards from various organizations.

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