Solomon Prakash

  • Solomon Prakash

    Founder, mGaadi

    Solomon Prakash is the Founder of India Drivers Network (mgaadi), a social enterprise that builds a network of commercial drivers in India and offers various services to the driver community through location based technologies. During 2010-12 he was the country head of Ashoka in India and the Global leadership Group member of Ashoka. He founded a non-profit called Maya in 1989 to improve public education and address livelihood issues of poor and disadvantaged communities. He founded Maya Organic, a for-profit marketing and Design Company,which built a network of collective enterprises run by the artisan communities; produce competitive, global market quality products in 4 different sectors.

    He founded LabourNet another for-profit social enterprise, to create and enhance job opportunities for the informal sector service workers in urban areas. LabourNet connects jobs and workers, improves work systems at job sites, encourages skill development, and provides access to social security. He is an engineer and spent most of life as a social entrepreneur. Solomon Prakash lives in Bangalore, India.