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Himank Sharma

Team Lead, Water to Cloud Project

 

Himank graduated in Liberal Studies from the Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University in 2016. Prior to that he majored in Electronics and Electrical Communication engineering and worked as a Network Consulting Engineer with Cisco for a couple of years. Since 2016, Himank has been working with TechnoServe in the international development space to devise business solutions for poverty. He worked at the grassroots in India, Ghana and Kenya with a focus on improving livelihood opportunities for farmers through business and technology.  Continuing his streak of solving real world problems, he is now working with IIC to explore practical applications of Thoreau technology (https://thoreau.uchicago.edu) to solve public policy challenges in India. Himank hopes to play a role in the big experiment of nation building that India has undertaken.