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Aukrit Unahalekhaka
Ricult (Thailand)

Aukrit Unahalekhaka is the co-founder/CEO (Thailand) of Ricult, a venture-backed social enterprise that leverages machine learning and satellite imagery to help farmers in Thailand and Pakistan increase farm productivity and access affordable loan, helping lift them out of poverty. Ricult has been named the best Social Enterprise in Southeast Asia and Oceania in the Global Social Venture Competition, won the Fintech Disrupt Challenge organized by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and awarded Innovative Agribusiness by United Nations Industrial Developmental Organization.

Aukrit received a joint master’s degree in engineering and management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he was a fellow at the MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. Prior to MIT, he was a consultant at Accenture in the Boston office and a software engineer at Cisco in Silicon Valley

Expertise :
Agricultural and resources economics
Behavioral economics
Development economics

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