Job Title: Chief Advisor, Centre for 4th Industrial Revolution (India Centre) World Economic Forum
Description: Mr J Satyanarayana, (JS) is a thought leader in the areas of e-Governance, Enterprise Architecture and Digital Transformation, and a pioneer in the design and implementation of e-Governance projects and programs in India. JS has had a successful career as a civil servant for over 40 years, having held distinguished positions at the national and provincial levels, including Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT, Government of India and Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India. He made significant contribution to policy as well as the practice of deploying technologies innovatively in the public sector. The policies he piloted include the National Electronics Policy (2012), National Cyber Security Policy (2013) and the Andhra Pradesh Cyber Security Policy (2017). Among the 20+ transformational projects he led over the last 2 decades are the popular projects such as eSeva, MCA21, BangaloreOne and Passport Seva Project. As the founder-CEO of National Institute for Smart Government, he led several Capacity Building Programs across India. He chaired the Committees that prepared the India Enterprise Architecture (2017), Digital Service Standard (2019), and the National Digital Health Blueprint (2019). He has been Advisor to the ‘Prime Minister Jan Aarogya Yojana’ (PM JAY), the largest health insurance scheme in the world, since its inception in 2018. JS holds a master’s degree in physics and an MBA. He has published two books on e-Government and Digital Transformation.