Rahul Dewan is an Entrepreneur, Open source and Agile evangelist, Blogger, Green Activist and Yoga & Meditation Practitioner. He is the founder of Srijan Technologies, a 16-year-old consulting company, which is currently a "Boutique Drupal Consulting" shop with offices in Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Goa, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Manila, and Sydney. He is expertised in building and modernizing digital systems in areas such as Enterprise Content Management, Data Engineering & Analytics, DevOps and API Management, and taking the first tentative steps with Data Science & Machine Learning.
Rahul's long-term goal is to continue to find and network with thought-leaders, and regularly supports budding entrepreneurs, largely for starting up businesses serving the base of the pyramid.
He also has a keen interest in "Social Businesses", and is looking for opportunities in E-commerce, platforms to connect rural Indian products to global markets, Forestry, Rural Tourism, Renewable Energy (Solar, WTE), Sustainable Agriculture (including "water conservation"), and Carbon Credits.
He formed Srijan Foundation Trust, a non-profit organization working in the areas of non-formal education, regeneration of degraded forests, and causes deeply linked to the resurgence of the Indian Civilization. He volunteers time and energy to organize large-scale tech and business community events in India and uses Srijan's resources to help grow such communities including the Drupal community in India.
Rahul speaks at various conferences and colleges sharing his journey of Srijan including what he's learnt and unlearnt during the process. He has been a speaker and a panelist at various events such as AgileNCR, NASSCOM, Drupal Camp Singapore, at colleges including MBA School of IIT-Delhi, among others.
Agile Expert Panel Discussion on "Building Successful Start-up"