Kunal Sood

Kunal Sood

Founder & CXO, X Fellows

Kunal Sood has 20 years of experience in organizational leadership specializing in strategy, innovation, and experience design. Kunal is a TED Resident and Founder of the X-Impact Group and Novus.

Kunal has led high-impact teams in multinational companies and NGO's globally on projects that range from working in the slums of Mumbai to collaborating with the United Nations. He is deeply passionate about leveraging exponential technologies to solve our global grand challenges to positively impact the lives of a billion people.

He has an unwavering commitment to making the world a better place and is a champion for the UN Global Goals. Kunal curates high-level summits at the UN including the Novus Summit and TEDxUNPlaza. Most recently he partnered with the Executive Office of the Secretary General and President of the UN General Assembly to produce the first-ever SDG Innovation Event during the UN General Assembly. Kunal has a lifelong love for learning having earned his MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern and holds a Master’s in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

He is also a graduate of Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program headquartered at the NASA Ames Campus in Silicon Valley. Kunal serves an advisor and on the Advisory Boards of many distinguished ventures such as EDCast, SDG Action Campaign and Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.