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Amit Joshi: Director of Global Knowledge Research Foundation; Entrepreneur; Researcher

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Amit Joshi.

Amit JoshiAmit Joshi is currently the Director of Global Knowledge Research Foundation and is also an entrepreneur and researcher. He completed his graduation (B. Tech) in Information Technology and M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering. He completed his research in areas of Cloud Computing and Cryptography in Medical imaging with a focus on analysis of the current Government Strategies and World forums needs in different sectors on security purposes.

Amit has experience of around 10 years in academic and industry in prestigious organizations. He is an active member of ACM, IEEE, CSI, AMIE, IACSIT-Singapore, IDES, ACEEE, NPA and many other professional Societies. Currently he is Chairman of Computer Society of India (CSI) Udaipur Chapter and Secretary for Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Udaipur Professional Chapter. Furthermore, currently he is also the International Chair of InterYIT at International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP, Austria). He has presented and published more than 50 papers in National and International Journals/Conferences of IEEE and ACM. He has also edited more than 20 books which are published by Springer, ACM and other reputed publishers. He has organized more than 40 National and International Conferences and Workshops through ACM, Springer, IEEE across 5 countries including India, UK, Thailand, and Europe.

Apart from this academic involvement, Amit is also associated with the Business and Industry community across the globe. His is currently the Director of Emanant TechMedia (P) Limited, which focuses on the ICT and web-baased services. With Global Knowledge Research Foundation his major work area is focussed on building and making effective linkages among bureaucrats, industry associations, academic leaders and regulatory authorities for effective connectivity for taking up common issues related to research in different sectors and has organised more than 20 Industry forum Events and recognised and felicitated Awards Ceremonies through his organisations in the last five years. Liaisoning/communications with State, as well as, Central establishments along with corporate and Academics to take Inustry and Government Sector together. He is majorly focussing on Academic Tie-ups for Medical, Engineering and management sectors, for the same he is representing the organisation in many delegations to countries including the USA, UK, Canada, Isreal and visited more than 15 countries. He always looks forward and strives for networking in various sectors with a focus on Education and the Industry sector.