Believes in the tremendous power of digital technologies and data for the common good. The world is faced with a widening digital divide between the digital ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’. By unleashing the transformative power of cutting edge digital technologies, data and digital skills, he strongly believes this gap can be closed, and the world be made a better place.
An inter-disciplinarian by academic training, he is passionate about working at the intersection of engineering (problem solving, solutioning, subject matter expertise in the telecommunication domain), public policy (regulations, institutions, capacity building) and economics (modelling, forecasting).
Darshan brings over a decade of experience in research and consulting. He has worked as a Technology Consultant at IBM and Research Analyst at the World Bank in the United States. His project experience spans North America, Europe, Central Asia and South Asia.