Associate Professor and Convener, CAGS, IIIT Bangalore
Amit Prakash is an Associate Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bangalore. He has been involved in setting up the Institute’s Centre for IT and Public Policy (CITAPP), Centre for Accessibility in the Global South (CAGS) and E-Health Research Centre (EHRC). His interests lie in Information Systems, Governance and Public Policy, particularly as they intersect in development sectors such as public health & nutrition, education & skill development, and food & livelihood security. The focus of his recent research and consulting efforts has been equity and inclusion in matters related to technology designs and policy choices.
Prior to joining academia, Amit worked for over 15 years on advisory assignments, at Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), involving IT in Governance policies and digital technology designs. He has a doctoral degree in Information Systems from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.