Pawan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Skyroot Aerospace, India’s top National Award winning space-technology company, known for its proficiency in developing and building space launch vehicles. An IIT-Khargpur alumnus, Pawan was named one of India Today’s next 100 young achievers and included in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia. Pawan is not just a successful entrepreneur, but also a writer for prestigious international journals.

Pawan and his partner Bharath Daka led Skyroot to a momentous achievement in November 2022, when they became the first commercial enterprise in India and South Asia to have successfully launched a privately made rocket into space. Under their leadership, Skyroot seeks to provide affordable, dependable, and regular spaceflights, motivated by the vision of making space accessible to everybody.