Speaker's Profile

Dr. Neena Pahuja
Director General at Education & Research Network(ERNET India)

Dr. Neena Pahuja is Director General at Education & Research Network(ERNET), an autonomous society under Department of Electronics & Information Technology. Dr. Pahuja brings in experience from Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Service industry in area of Digitization & Information Security and business transformation. She is an alumnus of IITD. She has over 30 years’ experience and has worked in TCS, SAIL, USIT, Escorts, Genpact & Max Healthcare in various technology enablement & business transformation roles.

As part of the Digital India initiative, ERNET is helping in the connectivity to & within Education institutes, Corporates and even cities using different technologies. ERNET is also doing R&D projects on providing last mile connectivity using TV White Spaces and other technologies. Dr. Pahuja is additionally supporting creation of National level policy for Internet of Things (IoT) at Department of Electronics and its implementation. Work is also being done on setting-up IoT incubation centers for start-ups and for educational institutes, & COEs for standards.