Karthik Balakrishnan, contributor

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Karthik Balakrishnan is President and Co-Founder of ESG transformation and planning platform Actual. Before co-founding Actual, Karthik founded Airbus UTM to build next-gen digital air traffic management systems in collaboration with regulators around the world and co-founded Coin (acquired by Fitbit), a consumer electronics and FinTech company. Dr. Balakrishnan holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and is a DoD NDSEG Fellow.