Siddharth Shetty


Siddharth Shetty designs Digital Public Infrastructure that socio-economically empowers individuals and small businesses. His leadership spans the areas of technology, public policy, foreign policy, institution building, and engaging civil society, private and public sector market players, governments, and regulators in building digital ecosystems.

He’s been leading the strategy & design for the Data Empowerment & Protection Architecture, a techno-legal framework that gives individual & small businesses control of their data. It’s currently being rolled out in India and is the largest implementation of Open Finance globally.

Siddharth Shetty is the Co Founder of Sahamati and has been a participant in numerous government and regulatory committees in India. He’s an Advisor to India’s Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) on Digital Public Infrastructure and has been advising advanced and emerging economies on their design & deployment of Digital Public Infrastructure.

He’s also been involved in designing the India Stack, the Open Credit Enablement Network to democratize credit access, the Public Credit Registry for enabling real-time credit reporting, Personal Health Records for India’s Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, a digital health infrastructure backbone, DigiYatra for seamless aviation travel, and Digital Sky to integrate drones into civilian airspace.

Siddharth is a passionate conservationist and growing up by the coast in Goa (India) his love for the ocean has made him a windsurfer, kitesurfer, SCUBA diver, and a triathlete.

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