Ankit Lal is a computer engineer-turned-activist/politician who helmed the social media efforts for the Anna Hazare led India Against Corruption campaign in 2011-12. He then spearheaded the digital presence of the Aam Aadmi Party since its inception until 2015 and ran the party’s social media campaigns for its first three elections. He was also involved in social media mobilization during the Nirbhaya protests and has been an active participant in the campaign for net neutrality in India.
His first book India Social which chronicles the major organic Social Media campaigns in India between 2008 and 2017 got published in November 2017. Apart from being a part of the Aam Aadmi Party and writing, Ankit also runs a consultancy firm called ‘Politique Advisors’ and gives lectures on social media across the globe.