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Arun Shanmuganathan

Why I wanted to join Participatory City?

This idea resonates with me. I really do believe that each of us has the ability, obligation and passion to make change around us and I think that this model of facilitating people to use that agency works really well. This idea is going to succeed and I really wanted to be a part of it.

My Background:

I was born in India, grew up in New Zealand, and went to university in Canada and the UK. Since high school, I've been bringing together diverse groups of people to work on interesting projects in education, media and entrepreneurship.  I'm a problem solver at heart  currently focusing on building tech solutions in East Africa. I work as a quant trader at UBS and I'm a big fan of using maths, data and algorithms to think about real problems around us.