An Engineer by qualification and a champion of Information Technology by choice, Dr AK Garg is a seasoned technocrat and a key strategist who likes to see himself as a relentless disruptor and always at the forefront of initiatives shaping up tomorrow’s digital world.
As a Director in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, Dr Garg is tasked with the responsibilities of key divisions and is driving many mission-critical digital transformation initiatives. He currently heads the International Cooperation Division.
Dr. Garg is a key contributor to various technology oriented and trade & commerce related strategic forums of GoI.
A keen planner, strategist and implementer Dr. Garg is passionate about promoting startup-entrepreneurial ecosystem especially in the realm of emerging technologies in the country. He is part of the core team devising National Software Product Policy and National e-Commerce policy apart from being a lead negotiator in a number of significant global forums on e-commerce such as RCEP, G-20 and WTO.
Dr. Garg has been a regular speaker at workshops, conferences, symposiums and forums in India and abroad dealing with IPR, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, e-governance challenges and new digital paradigms.