Prashant Mehra

Prashant, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, is a Social Intrapreneur at Mindtree, building open access digital platforms to enhance Grassroots Livelihood. He heads the social inclusion vertical at Mindtree. His current focus is to build technology enabled micro-businesses in the areas of waste management, small farmer agriculture, and community inclusion towards problem solving.He is the co-founder of “I Got Garbage”, a platform to enhance rag-picker livelihood while reducing landfills. Today the platform supports over 10,000 waste pickers in 3 cities. In his 20 years of industry experience he has extensively worked in the areas of architecture and consulting. His core competence is building large scale software platforms. Before founding I Got Garbage, he headed Mindtree’sConsulting business in UK & Europe.