Deepthi Chand has been at the forefront of the data-for-good movement in India. Over the last six years, he has dabbled various roles from an application developer in MNCs to a data strategist for various civil-society organizations and government agencies. He has been leading DataKind Bangalore, a community of data scientists volunteering their time to help non-profits do data-driven decision making over the weekends. He is also co-founder and director of CivicDataLab, where he works to harness data, tech, design and social science to strengthen civic-engagements in India. He is determined to work on key issues in the social sector using open-source software, open data and algorithmic research.