Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Rohit established and leads Verdentum. He has overseen the organization’s growth to users in 45+ countries and has advised on major implementations of Verdentum’s technology, including on projects funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat, CGIAR/ICRISAT, several United Nations bodies, and other major development-sector organizations.

Rohit started his career with White & Case, LLP, a leading international law firm, at their NYC offices and has spent time consulting at the United Nations in New York. Prior to joining White & Case, Rohit spent time working under Justice J. Chelameswar at the Supreme Court of India.

Rohit is an Affiliate Fellow of the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession and has been a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School. He is also an Economics, Law, and Data Senior Fellow at the New Markets Lab, a Washington D.C. based think tank focused on leveraging law and regulation as a tool for sustainable economic development.

He is an Advisor to the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust and an Advisor to the Telangana State Innovation Cell, an entity of the Government of the State of Telangana, India, focused on leveraging innovation for economic growth and development at a state-level.

In 2017, Rohit was named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, in recognition for his legal research work. He has been an invited speaker at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the United Nations in NYC, UNESCO in Paris, the OECD, Harvard Law School, MIT, Columbia University, and other forums.

Rohit is currently at Girton College, Cambridge University. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Law and the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad.

  • UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Cambridge University
  • National Academy of Legal Studies & Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad
Academic Affiliations
  • Affiliate Fellow, Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession
  • Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School (2016)
  • Economics, Law, and Data Senior Fellow, New Markets Lab