Ayush Chauhan is one of the co-founders of Quicksand, a multi-disciplinary design and innovation consultancy working at the intersection of business, development, and culture in India. He promotes design for social development by connecting the best practices of design with development programs to address the pressing and complex issues of social equity, public health, and education. In this capacity, he has worked with organizations such as Unilever, World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to design products and services that promote sustainability and quality of life for low-income communities. He is also part of the Board of Directors at William J. Clinton Foundation in India.
‘My belief that interdisciplinary, creative practices hold out a promise for more purposeful pursuit of growth is stronger than ever.’
Besides being an entrepreneur, educator, mentor and having been granted the prestigious Yale World Fellowship in 2012, Ayush Chauhan is also the co-founder of UnBox Festival. This is the first interdisciplinary design, art, culture and tech festival in Delhi, bringing together leading voices from across the world for inspiration, debate and reflection. ‘Our belief that interdisciplinary, creative practices hold out a promise for more purposeful pursuit of growth — or at least one that is adequately balanced between the needs to create impact at a business, societal and personal level — is stronger than ever.’See all jury members