Balaji Parthasarathy is Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, and is a co-founder of the Institute’s Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy. His interests are rooted in economic geography and economic sociology, and explore the relationship between technological change and innovation, economic globalization, and social transformation, especially in underprivileged contexts. Balaji’s research and publications have spanned the organization of production in the software industry, to the political economy of e-governance, e-waste and social innovation. His current work examines the opportunities afforded by the digital platform economy and the ethical dilemmas they raise.
Watch a brief interview with Balaji here.