Shriram Venkatraman has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from University College London. Author of a monograph 'Social Media in South India' (UCL Press) and co-author of a comparative book 'How the World Changed Social Media' (UCL Press), he has publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented in several international conferences. He has co-taught a MOOC course on 'Anthropology of Social Media' on Futurelearn (currently on its sixth run) and has coordinated the MOOC course in Hindi (UCL eXtend) and Tamil as well . He is also a trained professional statistician and prior to his doctoral studies at UCL, held leadership positions at Walmart, USA.
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