Adavi Krishna Akhil Kumar

External Consultant | kakhil at iihs dot ac dot in


2019   MA, Liberal Studies, Ashoka University, Sonepat
2016   BE (Hons), Electrical Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani




Countries: India
States: New Delhi
Cities: New Delhi
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu

Krishna Akhil was a part of the founding team at TapChief, a startup that enables freelancers to monetise their expertise through remote work. At IIHS, under the TURN project he works on developing a primer to the platform economy companies in India.

Other Writing

  • Kumar, A. K. A. (2021, January 08). Sitting, waiting, wishing: A note on Uber drivers in New Delhi. Ethnomarginalia.
  • Kumar, A. K. A. (2020, July 23). [Review of the book The Gig Economy: A Critical Introduction, by Jamie Woodcock & Mark Graham]. LSE Review of Books, https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2020/07/23/book-review-the-gig-economy-a-critical-introduction-by-jamie-woodcock-and-mark-graham/
  • Kumar, A. K. A. (2020, January 10). Clicking, waiting, praying: The making of the techno-scientific professional priest. The Bastion.
  • Kumar, A. K. A. (2020, January 5). Clicking, waiting, praying: The mantras of Hindu tech startups. The Bastion.
  • 2016 Presented a paper titled Gandhi and the race, International Conference on” Gandhi and the Contemporary World, Zakir Hussain College, New Delhi.