Carl Malamud - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Carl Malamud is the founder of Public.Resource.Org, a U.S.-based NGO. He created the first radio station on the Internet in 1993 and is the author of 9 books, most recently Code Swaraj (co-authored with Sam Pitroda). Carl is a well-known advocate of open government and is credited with putting many important government databases online for free and open access by the public. His work in India includes curating the Hind Swaraj and Public Library of India collections. He is leading campaigns to make available all Indian Standards and for the advancement of access to scientific information.