Nilesh has been making coding contributions to projects like Ethereum Core, BigchainDB & InterPlanetary Database. He led the launch of a new proof-of-authority based blockchain called Indium.Network which is optimized for utility dapp developers. He has assisted various organizations including NITI Aayog and Govt. of Karnataka on their blockchain strategies and policy-making. He’s currently helping an Indian bank in rolling out smart contracts on UPI – India’s most popular payment channel.