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Dilip Sankarreddy is a business professional, public problem solver, environmentalist and poet. He has worked in corporate strategy, corporate finance, global sales and marketing, and product development in telecommunications and education industries in companies across the world. In 2012, he quit his professional job in the U.S. to work for the people in India and to lead by example to inspire the best and the brightest to enter Indian politics.

He has authored two poetry books. He is a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore and a Full-Time MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Public service:
He is the winner of World Bank India Development Marketplace Award 2007 for providing innovative lighting solutions to tribals and nomads across India and his work has been recognized by various governments and universities including Harvard. As a public problem solver, he has taken up various issues concerning urban development since 2004 and has talked about environment and sustainable development at international conferences and forums. In 2012, he started, the governance observatory for the Hyderabad city that is driven by the social network technology for city governance.

He led People For Lok Satta, the international political organization based out of the U.S., as a member of the founding Executive Board and as the Vice President - Finance in its first elected Executive Board from 2009 to 2012. He served as the Vice President of Save Bombay Committee and Prakruti, nonprofits in India, and has been involved with these organizations since 2004.

Talks related to Environment and Planning:

Further information can be found at his homepage