Vivek Raghavan is Chief Product Manager and Biometric Architect at the Unique Identification Authority of India. He has been responsible (as a volunteer) for the design and roll out of the technology platform for Aadhaar, the world’s largest identity program. He joined the Aadhaar project before the first Aadhaar was issued, and was there when the billionth person was enrolled into Aadhaar.
Vivek has also been the Chief Technologist for Team Indus, India's entry for the Google Lunar XPrize.
Prior to that he spent 20 years in the field of Electronic Design Automation, successfully founding, running and selling two EDA startups and being responsible for the design and development of multiple market leading EDA products. He has held senior management positions at Magma, Synopsys and Avant! Corporation. Vivek has an M.S. and Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an B. Tech. from IIT Delhi.