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Raghav Sood

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Raghav Sood
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Born (1997-04-16) 16 April 1997 (age 23)
New Delhi, India.
🏡 ResidenceNew Delhi
🏳️ NationalityIndian
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🌐 Websitewww.raghavsood.com

Raghav Sood[1] (born 16 April 1997) is an Indian author and programmer. He is noted for his work in Augmented Reality and on the Android platform.

Raghav has been programming since the age of 9, and has worked with multiple technologies and in various fields like web development, desktop software, mobile apps and wearable technology.[2][3][4]

Sood authored Pro Android Augmented Reality[5] (ISBN 9781430239451 Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png.), which was published by Apress in July 2012. The book was listed in the top #100 books on Amazon in the Game Programming and Handheld and Mobile Devices categories for close to 2 weeks after publication.

He is the youngest Android author in the world.[6]

On 9 April 2014, Sood published an article detailing various privacy concerns and irregularities in the election system of India.[7] The article detailed scripts necessary to retrieve and analyse electoral rolls for the election, and how several of the Voter IDs issued did not match the government format.

Sood stays in New Delhi along with his parents and older brother. He attended The Shri Ram School Moulsari as a Grade 12 student.

Raghav was an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in Computer Science.

Throughout mid 2017-early 2018, Raghav has been residing in Singapore while working on several blockchain projects.

Raghav is currently in New Zealand, pursuing his degree.

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Sood was listed as one of the 10 Smartest Kids in the World by Business Insider.[8]
  • Sood won the BlackBerry Hackathon in 2012 with his app idea.
  • Sood is a State Science Scholar.[9]
  • Sood was awarded the Karmaveer Chakra in recognition of his work at such a young age(12yrs).[10]


  1. Raghav Sood (2013). "Raghav". Raghav Sood. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  2. CNBC. "Computer Wizkid - Raghav Sood - The Youngest Programmer in India". YouTube. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  3. "Entrepreneurship Central". Business Insider. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  4. "The World's 50 Smartest Teenagers". TheBestSchools.org. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  5. "Apress - Pro Android Augmented Reality". Apress. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  6. "Raghav Sood - NASSCOM Product Conclave 2012". Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  7. "The Security Issues In The Indian Election System". Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  8. "The 10 Smartest Kids in the World". Business Insider. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  9. "Raghav Sood - NASSCOM PRODUCT CONCLAVE". Nasscom. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  10. "REX - Ideas for Action". REX. Retrieved 28 February 2014.

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