Shriram Venkatraman is a cooperation partner with For Digital Dignity, Project ONLINERPOL and Assistant Professor at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD). He has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from University College London (UCL). Author of a monograph on ‘Social Media in South India’ (UCL Press – forthcoming) and co-author of a comparative book How the World Changed Social Media (UCL Press), Venkatraman has publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented in several international conferences. He has co-taught a MOOC course on ‘Anthropology of Social Media’ on Futurelearn (currently on its third run) and has coordinated the course in Hindi and Tamil as MOOCs as well (UCL eXtend). He is also a trained professional statistician and prior to his doctoral studies at UCL, held leadership positions at Walmart in the US.