Alok Shetty is the first, and also the youngest, architect to win the prestigious title of ‘Young Global Leader’ by the World Economic Forum. With a degree in architectural design, Shetty aims to utilize his skills towards introducing unique means to enhance and improve the quality of life in the growing economy. He has been the recipient of many accolades such as ‘International Next Generation Leaders’ in Time (2014), ‘Under 30 List of Young Achievers’ (2016) in Forbes India and ‘India’s Future Leaders’ (2013) in National Geographic Magazine. He delivered an address at the APEC Summit with popular world leaders, President Barack Obama, Shinzo Abe and several other global figures. He is currently the Principal Architect in Bhumiputra Architecture which is one of the finest internationally-acclaimed architecture and design firms in Bangalore.