Architect for the National Digital Locker Project
Ministry of Electronics and IT
Amit Ranjan is co-founder of SlideShare (www.slideshare.net), the world's largest professional content sharing community. SlideShare is like ‘Wikipedia for Professionals’—its mission is to empower the world’s professionals through knowledge-centric content. SlideShare was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012.
After exiting SlideShare in 2014, Amit joined the Digital India Program run by the National eGovernance Division, Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India. He is the Architect for the National Digital Locker Project (https://digilocker.gov.in/). A key initiative under Digital India, this project is part of #IndiaStack (http://indiastack.org/) and aims to build a nationwide ecosystem for paperless governance by digitising citizen records and enabling digital usage of these records.
Amit is deeply involved in the Indian startup community as an advisor and mentor. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and startup events.
Prior to his entrepreneurial venture, Amit had a career in product marketing, sales and consumer research, having worked for PepsiCo, Asian Paints and Godrej. He holds an MBA from FMS, Delhi University and a Mechanical Engineering degree from NIT Jaipur.
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