Utkarsh Amitabh

Global Shaper, New Delhi Hub, Network Capital

Utkarsh works at Microsoft and is the Founder of Network Capital, one of the world’s largest peer mentoring and career navigation communities. 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 50,000+ mentors from 104 countries and content created by the community has been published by Harvard Business School.

Utkarsh is a Chevening Fellow at Oxford University and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper who represented the community both at Davos and Dalian. He has an MBA from INSEAD Business School where he was recognized as the Andy Burgess Scholar.

He is passionate about using technology to match talent and opportunities, and was part of the team that built India's first smart village which is now recognized in the Prime Minister's book of pioneering innovations.

Utkarsh is a TEDx speaker, Penn Social Impact House Fellow, INK Fellow, Raisina Young Fellow and the Torchbearer of Ashoka University's Young India Fellowship. Utkarsh has a weekly column with Mint, one of India's largest business newspapers, and his articles have been published by the World Economic Forum, Indian Express, The Economic Times, Times of India and Scroll. His book on future of work will be published by Sage next year.

Utkarsh is also a trained actor and played “Major Metcalf” in the world's longest running play.