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Ritesh Mehta

Head of Economic Growth Initiatives India & South Asia, Facebook

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Ritesh Mehta has spent his 13 year career in the technology industry across Google and Facebook. Mr. Mehta joined Facebook in 2010 in Menlo Park, CA and has held roles in product, operations, and public policy. He moved to India in 2015 to lead Policy Programs for Facebook across South and Central Asia and is currently based out of New Delhi.

In his current role, Mr. Mehta works closely with federal and state Governments, civil society, and the wider community to drive economic and social impact for the region by leveraging technology. Prior to Facebook, Mr. Mehta worked at Google for 6 years on large scale automation project and helped build their enterprise software business. He holds a Bachelor's degree from South Gujarat University.