Mauktik Kulkarni

Mauktik Kulkarni is an entrepreneur, author and filmmaker based in India. Trained in engineering at the University of Pune, biophysics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, he has played a key role in a few health care and tech start-ups. After backpacking through 50+ countries, Kulkarni has written two books, "A Ghost of Che" and "Packing Up Without Looking Back," alongside articles for several international publications, and has been featured in National Geographic, among other media outlets. He co-produced “Riding on a Sunbeam,” a travel film about India, and has several more films in the pipeline. He routinely delivers lectures on neuroscience, entrepreneurship, creative writing and filmmaking.


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