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Sunil Abraham

Executive Director of the Centre for Internet and Society

Sunil Abraham, an Ashoka Fellow, is the Executive Director of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Bangalore/New Delhi.

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.