A driver of technological adoption, JS Deepak has previously worked as Secretary Telecom and Secretary Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. The first ever harmonization, sharing and trading of spectrum in India happened on his watch in 2016-17. As Joint Secretary, Telecom from 2008-10, JS led the design and conduct of the first ever 3G/4G spectrum auctions in India. He was also India’s Ambassador & Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) at Geneva for 3 years and Additional Secretary, Commerce. He has an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and pursued an advanced course in Health Communication from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.