Speakers Bio & Abstract

Sowmya Karun SocialCops

BiographySowmya works with SocialCops, a data intelligence company that empowers organizations to make tough decisions and solve some of the worlds most critical problems using data and technology. The SocialCops platform brings the entire decision-making process to one place from collecting primary data and accessing secondary data to merging internal data and visualizing data via easy-to-use dashboards. SocialCops works with over 150 organizations in more than seven countries, on problems as diverse as driving rapid village development, tracking national welfare schemes, and optimizing marketing campaign locations. Their work spans different sectors with partners such as the Gates Foundation, Tata Trusts, United Nations, Government of India, Unilever and Frost & Sullivan.

At SocialCops, Sowmya manages partnerships and drives solutions for the government, philanthropies and other stakeholders in the development sector. Prior to SocialCops, Sowmya has worked in corporate law before moving to policy and research advisory roles with various organizations on areas as diverse as electoral laws to information and cyber-security law and policy.

Sowmya has a Bachelors degree in Law from the National Law School of India, University.