Ram Dhulipala leads the digital agriculture theme at ICRISAT. After obtaining his engineering degree from Government Engineering College in Hyderabad in 2004,
He worked as a software engineer in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) from 2004 to 2010 for customers like Ericsson, British Telecom and was into technologies like VOIP, OSI stack and SIP programming. He also has rich experience in architecting solutions in Enterprise IT environments.
In his capacity as the Theme Leader of Digital Agriculture, Ram drives range of action research projects that range from piloting on the use of latest digital technologies in agriculture to scaling out proven technologies with an aim to deliver impact at scale. He has been instrumental in strategizing and executing a private sector and partnership based approach towards digital agriculture at ICRISAT