Advait Thakur, born in 2003, is a young entrepreneur, computer programmer, AI researcher, and all-around tech extraordinaire. This genius is an Indian tech prodigy who started using computers at the age of six, launched his first website at the age of nine, and has been working with Google’s AI and Cloud Platform for a couple of years now. He is the founder of Apex Infosys India and is currently its Chief Executive Officer.
This champ’s father, Ravindra Thakur, worked as an IT Manager for several years. As his father typed out codes, his son watched the process. He was fascinated by how computers could do anything. Sensing this curiosity, his father taught him Computer Basics. Later, Advait began using the internet on his own and reading books on programming and started learning to code.
Well that’s not all. He is also qualified as a Google, Bing, and Hubspot Certified Professional. He was ranked 4th in Wikia’s Young Entrepreneurs under 20 list of 2017. His website is involved primarily in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and IOT Sector.
In 2017, at the age of 14, he built “Technology Quiz,” an app to help kids learn about science and Technology, which was only accepted by Google after initially rejecting it five times. Advait has been acclaimed as one of the youngest entrepreneurs and web developers in the world.
During Advait’s high school years, he worked for two NGOs, namely SHDC and Beautiful Tomorrow Foundation. He helped them in getting more audience through the online platform by providing them digital marketing services for free, for which he was felicitated as well. He also developed an app called “Autism Awareness” for Google Assistant, which helps people to learn about autism and related disorders and their symptoms.
Advait was featured in the Startup India’s ‘Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs In India 2018’. He is also ranked amongst “Most Influential Youth Marketing Professionals of 2019′ by Global Youth Marketing Forum presented by Zoom, CMO Asia and World Federation of Marketing Professionals and one of the 100 shortlisted winners of Summer With Google 2018.