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Utkarsh Amitabh Founder of Network Capital

Utkarsh Amitabh is the founder of Network Capital (network, one of the world’s largest career intelligence communities, Chevening Fellow at Oxford University and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, who represented the community at the Annual Meeting in Davos. Set up with the core belief that everyone has something to learn and something to share, Network Capital has organically grown to become a global tribe of 100,000+ mentors from 104 countries, and content created by the community has been published by Harvard Business School, Harvard Business Review, Mint and The Economic Times.

Being passionate about public–private partnerships, Utkarsh shaped Network Capital’s partnership with Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission to build India’s largest mentoring program.

Utkarsh graduated with an MBA from INSEAD Business School where he was recognized as the Andy Burgess Scholar for Social Entrepreneurship. He is a Chevening Fellow at Oxford University and the torchbearer of Ashoka University’s Young India Fellowship.

His work experience includes working with Microsoft, Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Teach for India. He is passionate about using technology to match talent and opportunities, and was part of the team from Microsoft that helped build India’s first smart village, which is now recognized in the Prime Minister’s book of pioneering innovations.

Utkarsh has a weekly column focused on future of work with Mint, one of India’s largest business newspapers with an online reach of 33 million readers. His articles have been published by the World Economic Forum, Indian Express, The Economic Times, The Times of India and Scroll.

He has been selected among the 20 most distinguished Indian professionals by international media outlet, Quartz. The ‘Quartz Pros’ list includes Padma Vibhushan winners like Kris Gopalakrishnan, and Anand Mahindra, the Chairman of the USD 21 billion conglomerate, Mahindra Group.

Last year Utkarsh was awarded two fellowships for distinguished achievement: Raisina Young Fellowship by Observer Research Foundation and the INK Fellowship for being among the top 20 young achievers around the world who are both making a difference at work and in society.

Utkarsh has delivered speeches and participated in panel discussions on the need to democratize career intelligence and inspiration at Davos, Harvard, INSEAD, University of Michigan, IIT, IIM, etc. He regularly appears on television shows to share his views about how technology is changing career principles. His podcast has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.