Ms. Aruna Sundararajan is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service. She served as the Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministries of Steel, IT and Telecom; and retired as Chairperson of the Digital Communications Commission in July 2019.
During her tenure, Ms. Sundararajan played a pioneering role in steering various important tech policies and initiatives; across the domains of telecom and hardware manufacturing, e-governance, digital payments, data protection, cyber security and tech start-ups.
Post her retirement, Ms. Sundararajan serves on the Boards of leading companies including Delhivery, infoedge and Bharat FIH, India’s National Bank of Infra Financing and Development (NabFID) and Cochin International Airport. She is also an active member of a couple of tech mentoring and angel financing initiatives.