Mohith Agadi, a digital strategist, author, and entrepreneur, has been recognized for his outstanding contributions in combating fake news and misinformation. He was honored with the prestigious ‘Entrepreneur of the Year‘ award at the ET Inspiring Leaders 2023 – North event organized by The Times Group. The felicitation ceremony took place at The Timber Trail, Parwanoo, where Mohith Agadi was presented with the award by the honorable Governor of Haryana State, Bandaru Dattatreya.
The Economic Times Inspiring Leaders initiative, known for identifying top leaders across various professions and businesses in India, aims to celebrate visionary individuals who have not only made significant contributions to the economy but have also brought about positive social change. Mohith Agadi’s exemplary efforts in combating fake news through his startup, Fact Protocol, caught the attention, leading to his recognition as a deserving recipient of the award.
As the founder of Fact Protocol, Mohith Agadi has harnessed advanced technologies such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and distributed ledger technology (blockchain) to develop a decentralized fact-checking system. This innovative platform provides a comprehensive suite of tools for detecting and mitigating fake news, manipulated media, and false information. Mohith’s dedication to tackling the rampant spread of misinformation stems from his belief that fake news poses one of the greatest challenges to humanity today.
The felicitation of Mohith Agadi by ET Inspiring Leaders 2023 highlights his remarkable journey as a digital strategist and his unwavering commitment to combating fake news. Mohith’s expertise and extensive work across industries such as software, tourism, media, health, and manufacturing have earned him recognition from local to national governments and organizations worldwide. His writings on environmental conservation and sustainable development have been widely cited and appreciated by experts in the field.
In addition to winning the ET Inspiring Leaders’ award, Fact Protocol, the startup founded by Mohith Agadi, was also featured in YourStory’s prestigious Top 25 web3 innovations list earlier this year. This recognition further solidifies Fact Protocol’s position as a leading solution in the fight against fake news and misinformation.
Expressing his gratitude upon receiving the award, Mohith Agadi acknowledged the efforts of his dedicated team at Fact Protocol and credited their collective contribution to the success of the startup. He emphasized the importance of countering fake news, underscoring the profound impact it has on society. Mohith’s vision for Fact Protocol extends beyond professional success, as he strives to create a positive and lasting impact by promoting truth, transparency, and reliable information.
The Economic Times Inspiring Leaders’ award not only recognizes the achievements of Mohith Agadi but also serves as an inspiration to to aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators. It showcases the power of leveraging technology and visionary thinking to address pressing societal issues.
The recognition received by Mohith Agadi at the ET Inspiring Leaders event serves as a testament to his dedication, expertise, and remarkable achievements. His innovative approach to combating fake news through Fact Protocol has garnered attention and admiration from industry peers and experts. By combining cutting-edge technologies with a deep understanding of the challenges posed by misinformation, Mohith has positioned himself as a trailblazer in the fight for truth and accuracy.
In a bite provided to Gusture (now Block Quest), Mohith Agadi expressed his appreciation for the support and encouragement he received throughout his entrepreneurial journey. He highlighted the importance of collaboration, emphasizing that combating fake news requires a collective effort from all stakeholders, including technology experts, media organizations, and society at large. Mohith also extended his gratitude to The Times Group for their recognition and for providing a platform that amplifies the voices of change-makers.
The ET Inspiring Leaders 2023 – North award is a significant milestone for Mohith Agadi and Fact Protocol, further solidifying their position as key players in the battle against fake news and misinformation. As the world grapples with the pervasive spread of false information, individuals like Mohith continue to inspire hope by leveraging technology to restore trust and credibility.
Moving forward, Mohith Agadi and his team at Fact Protocol remain committed to advancing their mission of creating a more informed and responsible digital ecosystem. Their work serves as a beacon of hope for a future where accurate information prevails and society is better equipped to navigate the complex landscape of information dissemination.
(This is an internal news story by Gusture / Block Quest. Mohith Agadi is the founder of Fact Protocol which operates Gusture / Block Quest in its ecosystem).