About Pratik

We cannot save the planet until we bring corporate executives, social entrepreneurs, investors, and donors together.

– Pratik Gauri

Voted as a top Indian purpose-driven leader, Pratik Gauri is a serial social entrepreneur, investor, public speaker and writer committed to making the world a better place by creating 5th Industrial Revolution through servant-driven leadership.

Invited to WEF Davos, United Nations, Skoll World Forum, Nobel Peace Prize Forum and Recognized as

Creative Entrepreneur of the Year – Startup, 2020
GreenBiz Global “30 under 30”
BP Scholar
Asian Youth Inspiration by Nepal’s Vice President
Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum
Climate Reality Leader trained by US Vice President Al Gore
Winner of UNLEASH 2019
Ambassador at One Young World
Fellow at Startup Leadership Program
Changemaker at Global Action on Poverty
REX Karmaveer Chakra Global Fellow
Asia’s Top 50 voices by Earth Day Network,

Pratik is —

India President of United States based 5th Element Group – a global impact management consultancy,
Global Youth Lead of Dream Tank – worldwide 1 billion youth movement,
CoFounder of #LetsDoThis – India’s flagship GTM engine,
CoFounder of Alt Ctrl – a blockchain enabled PAAS ( platform as a service ),
CoFounder of Social Impact Alliance – India’s leading social impact network,
CoFounder of #LetsGoSocial – a creative marketing agency,
Co-Founder of India Needs You – a leadership movement,
Co-Founder of GlassTick – a zero-waste B2B glassware solutions brand,
has held executive positions with the TATA Group,
and is on the advisory board of purpose-startups across India / USA / Europe / Africa.

Through 5thelement.group, he is helping create the 5th Industrial Revolution by working with brands to amplify their brand warmth by unlocking millions of dollars for social causes using the shared language of the UN SDGs.

Pratik is a public TEDx speaker, a social media influencer with more than 200k followers, and his works have been covered by World Economic Forum, Real Leaders magazine, NASDAQ, The Climate Reality Project, Business Today, Times of India, several IITs/IIMs, among others.

He is an established writer and contributes to Real Leaders, WEF, MIT Technology Review, Thrive Global, among others.

Pratik holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and a Certificate in Strategic Management of Non Profits from the University of Chicago.


He is at www.pratikgauri.in

His Current Engagements

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India President, 5th Element Group


Founder, #LetsDoThis


Co-Founder, ALT CTRL


India Host, FINTECH.TV


Global Youth Lead, Dream Tank


Founder, Social Impact Alliance

India Needs You

Chairman, India Needs You


Co-Founder, #LetsGoSocial

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Co-Founder, Glasstick


Official Spokesperson, Karim’s


Board Advisor, Ecobora


Board Advisor, Labhya Foundation


Board Advisor, ATE World Talks

Global Shaper's Community

Global Shaper, World Economic Forum

Climate Reality

Al Gore’s Climate Leader, Climate Reality Leadership Corps


Ambassador, One Young World

Real Leaders

Guest Author