Amit Prakash is an Associate Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB). At IIITB, he serves as the Convener of Centre for IT and Public Policy (CITAPP) and is in the core team of the E-Health Research Centre (EHRC). He teaches courses in the areas of e-Governance, social complexity & systems thinking and technology product management and coordinates the academic activities of the MSc (Digital Society) programme.
He has a prior experience of over 15 years in public policy consulting and design of digital technology projects through his employment in organizations such as Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). His works have been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He has also written for the popular press and his articles have appeared in op-ed pages of national newspapers in India.
He works closely with Vidhya and Supriya as a mentor for all the VE initiatives.