Vinayak is the founder & CEO of Jogiv Eco-Services, a social business addressing the growing e-waste menace in India. Jogiv provides unique ways and incentives for people to give away their e-waste and thus reduce environmental hazards. Prior to Jogiv, Vinayak was involved in a number of start-ups. In 1998, he co-founded a website to address the needs of HIV/AIDS affected people, and has held talks on the topic in Malaysia, South Africa and Australia. He joined Lions Clubs International in 2010 and has served as Charter Secretary, President and District Chairperson.
A small Indian start-up is addressing proper e-waste disposal by making its clients a great offer: in exchange for their used dead electronic gadgets, people receive energy efficient LED lights for free.