Tenith Adithyaa M
Inventor & Innovation Scholar
CEO, Tenith Innovations
Founder, Altruu Social Network
Founder, Lets Innovate Youth Movement
President, International Science Federation
Chairman, Altruu Innovation Centre
Tenith is a 22-year-old Indian entrepreneur, inventor and social activist.
A serial innovator, teenage scientist, researcher, software developer, motivational speaker, science campaigner, professional coin collector, Guinness world record holder and a teacher at the age of 20 has 19 inventions.
As the founder of the social innovation movement 'Lets Innovate youth', he empowered more than 89,000 youths worldwide since 2010. He is the first Innovation Scholar of India and the inventor of Banana Leaf Technology, a cellular technology to create eco-friendly materials.
Being part of the global scientific community, he functions as an international jury and an academic consultant overseeing scientific innovations. Autogenous Deep Intelligence AI and Altruu Social Network are also his brainchildren. He has bagged international reputation and numerous awards for his scientific contribution and social services. Tenith presides as the CEO of Tenith Innovations and heads a global organization of innovators and change makers.
Starting his scientific journey at 2nd grade, Adithyaa spends most of his time in his lab to come up with various solutions and innovations that could help the society at large. While lying on the hospital bed, he told his parents, ‘Science needs sacrifice’, which frightened his parents so much that they never allowed him to work with chemicals thereafter. But, truly dedicated to his passion towards science, he continued his research.
Leadership Positions and Responsibilities Undertaken
Tenith started experimenting at the age of 6 and created his first invention at age 10. He developed 19 inventions under the age of 18 including the world’s first cellular enhancement technology to create organic augmented biomaterial. ‘Banana Leaf Technology’, an eco-friendly tech that preserves leaves and organic biomaterial for a year without the use of any chemicals makes a viable material alternative for both plastic and paper which greatly reduces climate change and plastic epidemic which bagged ‘International Environment Award’, the highest honor for environmental works and led an invitation to Parliament of Netherland. For his contribution in science, he was awarded as the first ‘Innovation Scholar’ of India, the highest honor for grassroots innovators and professional inventors in the nation. He is the first Indian to receive the ‘International Young Inventor Award’, the highest honor for civilian inventors. He was also awarded ‘International Youth Creative Award’, the highest honor for civilians under 30 by Kingdom of Bahrain.
Started as a science campaigner, Tenith founded a social innovation movement at the age of 10 as a national technological awareness campaign that turned out to be a global movement in 2013 and federated a global scientific organization at the age of 18. ‘Lets Innovate Youth’ movement aimed to empower youth with innovation and creative education impacted 89,000 young minds worldwide across 24 countries which allowed the creation of 22 new innovations. ‘International Science Federation’, a global organization of innovators and change makers addressing greatest problems of humankind with science and innovation. This global non-profit with members in 30 countries builds fearless disruptors and problem solvers of tomorrow. For his social contribution, Tenith was awarded the ‘National Techno-social Achiever Award’ in 2018, the highest honor for social works under technological field in the nation. He is the first Indian to receive the ‘International Scientific Contribution Award’, the highest honor for social activism in science. He was also awarded ‘The International Diana Award’, the highest honor for international community services by Government of Britain.
Professionally Tenith chose entrepreneurship at the age of 15 by establishing a R&D enterprise with primary area of works focusing on Research, Technology and Education. Tenith Innovations, a technological and scientific research company incorporated in 2017 covering 19 industrial fields is the only Indian company to hold a Guinness World Record in computer sector. The benchmarks include commercialization of the world’s longest running computer program, India’s first expertise development platform, the world’s first A.I. forged software and development of India’s first indigenous A.I. cloud operating system. Tenith launched Altruu, the world’s first discovery engine as an internet startup at the age of 20. The global track-free social network and discovery engine redefines the way people consume information and generate knowledge with privacy and information diet as its core. This social networking startup made India one of the only three countries with core discovery technology outside the United States and Russia. Altruu connects and discovers millions of discoverable information to more than 20 countries every day having accumulated more than 3 million knowledge content, built India’s largest indigenous knowledge ecosystem.
Making information discoverable
Combating global warming with super hero leaves
Empowering change makers and disrupters of tomorrow
Creating a better world, one innovation at a time
Forging sustainable scientific practice for humanity
Simplifying Artificial Intelligent for everyone
Spending time with little wing flapping buddies
Skills & Competences
Turning ideas into realities
Verbal and written communication
First Principles Thinking