Govinda Upadhyay

CEO and Founder, LEDsafari

Govinda is CEO and founder of LEDsafari. LEDsafari is a clean-tech social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that develops innovative digital products to help solar companies and organisations to manage their staff and assets in developing countries. LEDsafari brings innovative digital technology for capacity building and training in energy access domain. The flagship products are HelioKit for education in schools, HelioLearn for trainings for youth and HelioHealth is for solar organisations. 

Govinda is on the Forbes 30under30 list for his work in energy access domain. He also received prestigious Swiss Ambassador award 2018 for his work in Education, EIT (EU) CHANGE AWARD 2015 for his work in energy access and climate change and he is on the list of Asia 21 Young leaders 2016. He has done research in sustainable city planning in EPF Lausanne (switzerland), a Masters in sustainable technology from TU Eindhoven (Netherlands) and KTH Sweden. He has physics degree from  BITS Pilani India.

In sessions: The Future of Climate Action, Moving the Climate Needle: New Technologies and Business Models