Nikhil Deshpande

Director
GeorgiaGov Interactive
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Nikhil is Director of GeorgiaGov Interactive, where he oversees the strategy and operations of Georgia.gov, and a web publishing platform hosting around 75 websites for state agencies and elected officials. Nikhil has 15 years of public and private sector experience in the web services area.

He holds an master of fine arts in Interaction Design and master of design degree in Visual Communication. Nikhil is also an adjunct faculty member at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Atlanta campus, where he teaches Interaction Design and Social Gaming. Nikhil speaks at conferences about Drupal, Open Source and User Experience Design.

When free time allows, Nikhil can be found exploring local and global cuisines, gearing up for long runs and sweating it out on racquetball courts.

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@nikofthehill

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Blog Entries by Nikhil Deshpande

January 10, 2017
What happens when you don’t think about the big picture? Here are the key reasons every organization should consider a digital ecosystem.
November 29, 2016
Unlike a natural ecosystem, a digital ecosystem is designed — planned and implemented. What can we, as government agencies, learn from nature and from private businesses when it comes to building our own digital ecosystems?
September 6, 2016
If you are a C level or D level executive in a government organization and are not advocating a user first approach, you might be doing your organization a disservice. A user centric project is not only the right thing to do, but also makes business sense.