Dr. Karad’s journey from the small town of Rameshwar to Pune and being a part of the prestigious JnanaPrabodhini School was the first step to an expansive path of accomplishments that followed. His prolific academic life – which culminated with a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from the University Of Sheffield, UK – was dotted with several laud-worthy milestones. Not someone to rest on past laurels, Dr. Karad has steadfastly worked to infuse fresh ideas and energies into the education sector. This quality of his, has fueled him to establish benchmark institutions like the MIT Academy of Engineering, VishwashantiGurukul – An IB World School, MIT Institute of Design, Avantika University, and MIT Skills to name a few, each of which remains unrivalled in its class.Being a person of few words, he insists on letting his work do the talking while shunning the spotlight. As a progressive visionary, he is on a constant mission to elevate the standard of education in modern India. With EDUGILD – India’s first EdTech Startup Accelerator and DesignGild – a Design Led Startup ecosystem, Dr. Karad ventured to infuse a much-needed boost to new ideas for reinventing the EdTech and Design sectors.