The most ordinary and common people usually do something very extraordinary and uncommon. Susant Pattnaik is one such young

lad who hails from Bhubaneswar, Odisha who is a serial inventor, serial entrepreneur, inspirational/ motivational speaker and has been

awarded the President’s Award six times. Still in his teens, Susant has become one of the youngest speakers to have spoken at TED.


Being a greatly motivated inventor his areas of interest include scientific innovations & research. His

first successful invention, Susant’s Breathing Sensor Apparatus, a device through which disabled people can perform their daily

necessary jobs through breathing actions, won him innumerable national and international awards and considerations. He has been

appreciated by numerous worthy personalities, like the Former President of India H.E. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam via NIF at IIM Ahmadabad

in 2009 as the best invention of the year, the Former President of India H.H.Smt Pratibha Patil, The President of India H.E.Shri Pranab

Mukherjee, Former DG of CSIR Dr R A Mashelkar, Dr Sam Pitroda, Mr James Cameron and many others. Organisations such as MIT

Technology Review published his technology at a tender age of 17 and others like NASA, Intel, NIF etc have appreciated and valued him.



Today, he is no more A wonder-kid of the block but rather a social tech entrepreneur that the world is both inspired by and in awe of.

Susant is also helping unsupported inventors to take their creations to the next level.