MD & Chief Learner @LXL Ideas
Sultan is a 1st Gen social entrepreneur and winner of 6 President of India’s National Film Award. He is the MD & Chief Learner @LXL ideas, an organization that enables learning for life by creating experiences through its research, events, films and publications for students, parents & educators. For 2 decades it has been transforming education through its brands: School Cinema that makes meaningful films; KRAYON Events that conceptualizes & organizes large-impact events; MENTOR Magazine that creates platforms for sharing educational ideas and delivers holistic research & training & IKFF the world’s largest children’s film festival.
Sultan is a passionate educator, a prolific speaker, film-producer, publisher, admired event manager and an educational blogger. He holds a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from MIT-Boston. An alumnus of St. Germain High School Bangalore, he is a Chemical Engineer from Bangalore University, certified NLP practitioner and Master Trainer from Dale Carnegie USA.
Sultan believes in living life to the fullest, his interests include long distance rides on his Harley, exploring the world through his travels, horse riding and trying different cuisines.
Sultan rose to fame by creating Horlicks Wizkids, an event that has given generations of school students across Asia a platform to express their talents. He introduced the concept of Film Pedagogy to the world by creating School Cinema a first its kind learning methodology in the world that utilizes the power of films to teach life skills.
In addition to leading LXL Ideas, Sultan is an advisor to MHRD, CIET-NCERT, Member of FICCI School Education Committee and the Mentorship Chair for Entrepreneur Organization South Asia. He serves as an advisor to several children’s brands, educational institutions & entrepreneurial ventures. He has published several research papers in international journals on Psychosocial Development of Children and Media Pedagogy.
- Entrepreneur Masters Programme, MIT Boston
- Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Bangalore University
- Master Trainer – Dale Carnegie Institute USA
- Certified NLP Practitioner
- Specialized Life Skills Facilitator
- Certified Counsellor