An IISC-MIT Alumna

EnCube Labs (Entrepreneurship Incubation Labs) is a social venture started by Prof Rajesh Nair in 2014 in the USA with the primary goal of nurturing tomorrow’s innovators and entrepreneurs from schools and universities to create a social transformation through building enterprises, solving problems, creating jobs, and building wealth in the community.

In 2016 he started EnCube Labs India Pvt Ltd, with the same goal for creating a direct impact in India.

EnCube Labs has conducted such programs in several towns and villages in India with support from companies like Intel and L&T.

About Founder

Rajesh holds Master’s degrees in Engineering and Management (MIT), Manufacturing Engineering (UMass, Amherst), Electronic Product Design & Technology (IISc, Bangalore). He also holds Bachelor’s degrees in Electronics and Communications (IISc, Bangalore) and Physics (Kerala). He started four companies in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, three of them in hardware manufacturing. He holds 13 US patents. He received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from New Hampshire High Tech Council in 2002. He has spoken at UN General Assembly (2018), MIT Systems Thinking Conference (2016), and TEDx BeaconStreet (2014).

Currently, he holds a Professor of Practice (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) position at Asia School of Business, KL. He also was a Visiting Scholar at MIT.