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Séminaire scientifique

Arvind Gupta : Indian Govt. advisor on smart cities

Arvind Gupta will be visiting us, and give a talk on his experiences and vision about India's "Digital India" and "100 smart cities" initiatives.

  • Date : 17/04/2015
  • Place : Rocquencourt bât.14
  • Guest(s) : Arvind Gupta

Arvind Gupta
Innovation Evangelist, Technology Entrepreneur and Policy Advisor
Arvind Gupta currently heads BJP’s Information and Technology Group and advises the party as well as India’s central government on e-governance, digital outreach and other technology initiatives. He led the Digital and Social Media campaign for Team Modi/BJP during Elections 2014 and the subsequent state elections. He heads the Digital India Foundation which works on Digital Inclusion, Internet Governance and Smart cities.
Arvind is an Innovation Evangelist who has over 20 years of experience in leadership, policy & entrepreneurial roles, both in Silicon Valley & in India. He is an active member of Industry Forums NASSCOM, TiE and Founding Member of ISPiRT (Indian Software Products Industry Round table). He is a Guest Speaker at Global B-Schools and CxO events. He is also an Eisenhower fellow for Innovation.
He the Chief Mentor for companies like IdeasWall, TrueValueAdvisors, eLitmus and is on the Board of Directors, IIT – BHU Alumni Association, PAN-IIT Alumni Association and Illinois Alumni Board.
He holds a B.Tech in Electronics Engineering from IIT-BHU and a Masters in Business & Computer Science from University of Illinois & Urbana Champaign. He is based in New Delhi and tweets @buzzindelhi.

Keywords: Smart cities Digital India India