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Sunil Abraham

Former Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society

Sunil Abraham, an Ashoka Fellow, is and Endowed Professor at ArtEZ University of Arts and the former Executive Director of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Bangalore/New Delhi.

Sunil Abraham is currently an Endowed Professor at ArtEZ University of Arts focusing on digital policy and design practices. Previously, he worked as Executive Director of the CIS. CIS is a ten-year-old policy and academic research organization that focuses on accessibility, access to knowledge, internet governance and telecommunications. He is also the Founder and Director of Mahiti, a twenty-year-old social enterprise that aims to reduce the cost and complexity of ICTs for the voluntary sector by using free software. Starting in 2004, for 3 years, Sunil also managed the International Open Source Network, a project of UNDP’s APDIP, serving 42 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Sunil currently serves on the advisory boards of Mahiti and Samvada.