Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda



Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash, recognized as the World’s Fastest Human Calculator, is the Founder and CEO of Bhanzu, an Indian math edtech, with the global vision of promoting Math confidence. His remarkable achievements began at the age of 17 when he surpassed the world record of Shakuntala Devi. As the first Asian to secure a Gold Medal at the Mental Calculation World Championship 2020 during the Mind Sports Olympics in London, Bhanu's accolades include 4 World Records and 50 Limca Book Records in multiple categories from 2014 to 2016. Acknowledged as the 'Youth Icon 2020' by the National Youth Council of India and featured on Forbes Asia 30 under 30 (2022) list in the consumer technology category, Bhanu has gained international recognition. His engagements with students in Commonwealth Nations and audiences across 23 nations underscore his global impact. Bhanu's commitment to education is evident in his early initiatives, such as conducting public maths sessions at the age of 17 to foster cognitive development among students. As a 4-time TEDx speaker, he has shared his insights on international platforms, including his debut at TEDx Dubai at the age of 19. By the young age of 24, Bhanu has conducted 2000+ classes and 500+ stage shows aimed at revolutionising the approach to teaching mathematics.