ACA, MCom. (Management), BCom. (Accountancy and Audit), GCD.
Gurumurthy Kasinathan (Guru) is Founder and Director of IT for Change, a NGO based in Bangalore India. He works on program, research and advocacy aspects in the domains of Education, Public Software and Internet Governance at IT for Change. He has led research to study ICT programs in schools, in Kerala and Karnataka states and the work of the Regional Resource Centre component of the University School Resource Network (USRN) of Delhi University. He leads ITfC programs in schools, using ICTs to pilot new models of teacher education, including Teachers Communities of Practice (CoP) and Open Educational Resources (OER)'. These programmes are designed and implemented at school, block as well as state levels in Karnataka. He has worked on the role of proactive disclosure on the Internet in the context of the Right to Information in India. He leads programs on the adoption and promotion of public software (www.Public-Software.in) in the Indian public sector. He is a member of committees in the area of teacher education at national and state (Karnataka) levels, and also a member of networks of educationists and of FOSS communities in India.