Amit Ranjan

Co-Founder of SlideShare, Architect of National Digital Locker Project (Ministry of IT, Govt. of India)

Amit Ranjan is Cofounder 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 & 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 digitizing citizen records & 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 & consumer research, having worked for PepsiCo, Asian Paints & Godrej. He holds an MBA from FMS, Delhi University & a Mechanical Engineering degree from NIT Jaipur.

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