Ankit Gadgil is an Open Source enthusiast who supports Privacy by design. He is an open web advocate who believes the web should be equally accessible to all for equal opportunity. He likes engineering software through comprehensive architecture and design.
Ankit is a Mozilla community mentor, Mozilla Reps Peer, and a Tech Speaker.
As a day job, he contributes code at Red Hat as a Senior software engineer and enjoys working with Python, Java, and JS.
He has been active as a community and developer evangelist for Mozilla and The Open Web mission. A contributor to the Mozilla Project since 2012, he has worked on a series of initiatives including:
* Firefox OS launch
* Teach the web
* Privacy and Security trainings
* Online MOOCs
* Mozilla Reps project & Web Literacy pathway
* Mozilla Reps
* Mozilla India Community management & more.
He has been contributing to the various Mozilla Projects as a Mozilla Reps Peer, for the Mozilla Reps governance body and a teach Speaker.
Contributor to Mozilla projects: Firefox Browser, FirefoxOS, Community Building, MOOCs, facilitating at events about "teach the web" movement teaching people how to create content for the open web. Help plan and pave the way forward for the Mozilla Reps project advancing the Mozilla mission forward.
Community Mentor with more than 7 years of experience in community building, outreach and mentoring, Ankit aims to help the open web continue to be the innovation platform it is.