Joy Ghosh

Programme and technical advisor, Akvo SEAP

Joy is a programme manager and technical advisor based in Akvo’s Southeast Asia and Pacific (SEAP) hub. His primary responsibilities include business development and managing Akvo programmes in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam and providing software help and advising partners in the Asia Pacific region.

Joy works closely with the Akvo product team, providing insights into user stories and partner behaviour. He also helps train partners on Akvo products in the region. Joy is Akvo’s local open data and open source champion and liaison.

Joy joined Akvo from IBM India Software Labs, where he worked as a senior consultant. Prior to that, he spent four years at Sterling Commerce where he worked as a senior software developer. He has a bachelor of Technology, Electronics Engineering, from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.

An avid motorcyclist, Joy has traveled across India on his motorcycle. He also enjoys bird watching and photography. Joy operates from Akvo’s regional office in Singapore and spends a lot of time in Vietnam. Follow him on Twitter @joycarpediem.