P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan (PhD - IIT Kanpur) is Associate Professor at the Dept. of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He researches and teaches about production and consumption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) with a special focus on India. His specific research interests are Information and Communication Technologies & Development (ICTD); Indian IT industry; and Social Media. He is an active contributor to the international journals and conferences of repute. He has received large research grants from IDRC (Canada), Govt. of India, Oxford Analytica (UK), Ford Foundation, IPTS (European Commission) and IdeaCorp (Philippines). Further details:http://web.iitd.ac.in/~vignes/
Visiting Research Fellow at United Nations University - School of Computing and Society (Macau); Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship Award at IIT Delhi; Prof. M.N. Srinivas Memorial Prize of the Indian Sociological Society; and Research Fellow at LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka.