Anand Raje

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Stakeholder Group(s): Academia
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Country: India
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Anand Raje is an entrepreneur, solution architect, mentor having 16+ years of experience in Computing and Internet technology design, development, research, and its innovative implementations. He is co-founder, Director of BASIS Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and co-founder CTO India Internet Foundation. He was earlier worked as Senior Consultant - NIC WBSC, E-Governance Projects, VeHere Interactive and NIIT as Security and Academic Consultant, Cyber Peace Foundation as Head-Internet Governance Initiatives. Raje is associated with I* organizations - Internet Society[1], ICANN[2], IETF contributing with technical community in different capacities.

Raje worked on large scale e-governance G2C, G2G problem statements for various government departments and enterprises. Researched and applied optimized algorithms for cryptographic framework implementations. Raje's professional experience encompasses technology consulting to enterprises, governments, law enforcement agencies, Internet Services organizations, Internet Exchange Points, Academia & Research Institutions. His leadership experience blends with technology innovations and an interest in volunteering for societal causes and capacity development.[3][4]

Raje outreached with the community as trainer, panelist[5][6], and speaker[7][8][9][10][11] on different platforms through the years.

ICANN 55 in Marrakech, Morocco was Raje's first ICANN Meeting at which he was an ICANN Fellow[12]. He was also selected for and completed Internet Society's Next Generation Leaders program.[4]

Major Works & Accomplishments

Raje has participated in as well as organized multiple International Technology forums, workshops and conferences, and he has received fellowships from ICANN, ISOC, APRICOT[13][14], APSIG and IETF[15]. He was involved in implementing the Indian IETF Capacity Building Program (IICB), which aims to increase awareness of Internet standards and Protocols in engineering students, so as to increase participation in IETF activities. Contributed towards hosting South Asia Network Operators Group (SANOG 34[16][17]), INSIG 2019[18] and India Internet Week 2019 in Kolkata. His technical community contributions involves contributing towards hosting India’s first L-Root anycast instance[19], community Internet Exchange IIFON Kolkata IX. Raje has been featured in ICANN, ICANNWiki [20]and ISOC APAC Newsletters[21].


Raje holds NIELIT (National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology) B Level and Master of Computer Science Degree from Annamali University, as well as various professional certifications DSCI DCPLA, CSSP, CCNSP.[4]. Partcipated in different technology workshops of ICANN, APNIC, NSRC on IPv6, DNS/DNSSEC, BGP, IXP

Current Research Areas

Raje is currently involved in operations research on Critical Internet Infrastructure[22][23], DNS its extensions and associated implementation challenges, Anycast Root Servers, routing detours.

External Links

BASIS Technologies

ISOC Kolkata Chapter

India Internet Foundation


  1. Chair ISOC Kolkata Chapter/
  2. Member of Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) Caucus Retrieved 2020 April 5
  3. ICANNWiki - ICANN 55 Intake Form, 2016 March. Retrieved 2016 April 7.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Anand Raje,
  5. Blockchain Summit: Genesis | Panel :How do Corporates envisage Blockchain Technology | Entrepreneurs’ viewpoint Retrieved 2020 April 5
  6. GFCE Triple-I Day @INSIG2019 : IX supporting secure/clean communications Retrieved 2020 April 5
  7. INSIG 2017 : Multi-stakeholder Role-play Retrieved on 2020 December 20
  8. INSIG 2017 : Day Zero run-up event IETF
  9. IIESoc Kolkata Edition : RFC we love
  10. Innovation in Cyberspace Retrieved on 2019 December 20
  12. ICANN 55 Fellows Retrieved 2019 December 20
  13. APRICOT 2018 Fellows
  14. ISOC APAC Newsletter March 2018 : APRICOT Fellows Retrieved 2019 December 2020
  15. IETF 94 Fellow
  16. Times of India : SANOG 34 Retrieved 2019 December 19
  17. SANOG 34 Fellowship Committee
  18. INSIG 2019 Steering Committee Member. Retrieved 2019 December 20
  19. Times of India : Root server node installed in Kolkata Retrieved 2019 December 20
  20. ICANNWiki Quick Guide ICANN 59 ICANNWiki Retrieved on 2019 Dec 21
  21. ISOC APAC Newsletter March 2017 Retrieved 2019 Dec 10
  22. Critical Internet Infrastructure : White Paper Retrieved 2019 December 2020
  23. ISOC Kolkata Chapter Round-table of State of Critical Internet Infrastructure