Kiran Karnik describes himself as a ?public un-intellectual?, a non-academic with a strong interest in public policy and strategy. His last job was as President of NASSCOM, the association of India?s IT industry. Now, he spends most of his time with educational and civil society organizations. His career also includes work in atomic energy, two decades in India?s space programme, followed by a decade in ?meaningful? television.
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