It is a group of people who are widely acclaimed for their long time experience concerning decision making, impartiality, and proven calibre/s in respective fields. It is these qualities that make their decisions unquestionable. The jury comprises of seven members nominated from enterprise, experts from government, academia and industry sector.


Ravi Phuyal

Coordinator, Jury Team

Ravi Phuyal is a Serial Entrepreneur working at the intersection of technology, education, and entrepreneurship in Nepal. He is anĀ  Executive Director of Innovate Nepal Group, an investment and holding company that runs internationally acclaimed qualifications in Nepal

Asgar Ali

Asgar Ali is the Founder/CEO at eSewa Fonepay. He started career as java practitioner and was associated with the F1Soft to design and develop flagship products Mobile Banking, internet banking and eSewa which eventually became the core products of the company.

Bikram Shrestha

Mr. Bikram Shrestha, the President of Internet Society Nepal has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT industries. Mr. Shrestha established a startup ISP when he was just 19 years and has been dedicated to the community.

Hempal Shrestha

Hempal Shrestha, IT Professional, has over 15 years of experience in IT industry, tech startups, social development, and legal sector. He is the Chair of Research and Development Committee at the Federation of Computer Association of Nepal and co-founder of FOSS Nepal Community.

Kishor Panth

Kishor Panta is well known personality as successful computer network expert in Nepal. He has more than 15 years of experiences in the ICT industry. Mr. Panth established Sastra Network solution in 2004 which started to work in computer network field.

Manoj Shakya

Mr. Manoj Shakya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kathmandu University. His research interest lies in Educational Technology. Much of his works has been in improving the use of ICT in education.

Narottam Aryal

Narottam obtained his Master in Public Administration from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal and M. Phil. in Public Policy from University of Bergen, Norway. Since his graduation in 1999 he has been working with Nepalese higher education especially in the field of business and entrepreneurship.

Subhash Dhakal

Subhash Dhakal has been working as the Director at Department of Information Technology (DoIT), Government of Nepal since May 2013. Similarly, he is also a IT Officer at Ministry of Science and Technology.