Siddharth Shetty

Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation

Siddharth Shetty is a Fellow at iSPIRT Foundation, a non-profit technology think tank, where he works on India Stack. It’s a set of Open APIs (comprised of Aadhaar, eKYC, eSign, BHIM UPI, and Digital Locker) that allows governments, businesses, startups and developers to utilise a unique digital Infrastructure to solve India’s hard problems in financial inclusion. As part of India Stack, his primary focus is on empowering every Indian with control of their financial, health, telecom, skills, and education data through the Data Empowerment and Protection Architecture (DEPA).

Besides for DEPA, he’s also working on the technology for the Public Credit Registry by Reserve Bank of India that would be a real-time registry of all credit contracts resulting in widespread access to credit by eliminating information asymmetries, Digital Sky the digital infrastructure that would enable safe operations of millions of drones in Indian airspace, and the National Health Stack that would lower costs, improve access, and improve quality of healthcare for hundreds of millions of Indians.

Siddharth Shetty can be seen in:

Plenary: Designing the new normal: India... Qiqo chat
05:00-06:15 UTC+0 | Thursday 10 Dec