Sushil Kambampati

Founder of &

Sushil Kambampati has over 20 years of technology experience. Sushil was a principal contributor at HBO Inc. to distributing video on emerging, non-linear and non- broadcast screens. He led the launch and technology management of HBO Nordic. Sushil is the founder of, India's first micropayment-based news portal, and, an intelligent platform that uses right-to-information laws to let people request government information simply and safely.

Sushil holds dual degrees in Electrical Engineering and International Business. His Masters thesis was in human computer interaction and involved the use of neural networks. Sushil and has written about online privacy and security and advocates for government transparency.

List of Publications

Sushil Kambampati, What India’s Data Protection Committee Can Learn from US, EU and China, The Wire, October 03, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, My words of advice for startups: build in data security and privacy from the start, The Wire, June 16, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, On WannaCry – Governments and Businesses Need to Be Transparent, The Indian Express, May 24, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, India’s Website Operators Cannot Delay Further – Turn on HTTPS Already, May 17, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, #DestroyTheAadhaar or Reform the Aadhaar?, The Wire, April 07, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, India Inc Needs To Fix Its Numerous and Basic Information Security Flaws Quickly, The Wire, February 25, 2017.


Sushil Kambampati, India Inc, the RBI and Parliament All Failed Indian Cyber Security in 2016, The Wire, December 31, 2016.


Sushil Kambampati, Is India Prepared for a Cyber Attack? Suckfly And Other Past Responses Say No, The Wire, September 21, 2016.


Sushil Kambampati, For Indian Media, Kashmir is a Minor Story, The Hoot, July 22, 2016.


Sushil Kambampati, Security and Privacy Issues With The Government’s Portal For Missing Children, The Caravan, September 15, 2015.


Sushil Kambampati, Child Labourers Will Not Benefit From The Proposed Amendments To The Child Labour Law, But The Tobacco Industry Might, The Caravan, May 15, 2015.


Sushil Kambampati, ICICI Bank’s Twitter Service is a privacy nightmare, The NewsPie, 27 January 2015.


Sushil Kambampati, Give us more value than just press releases, The Hoot, June 3, 2014.