Gautam is passionate about how technology can be used to create social change. At Purpose, and leads a number of projects across Kenya, India and the US. Gautam joined Purpose from Oxfam International, where as head of digital campaigns he led an ambitious agenda to build the digital campaigning capacity of Oxfam and partners. Under Gautam’s leadership, Oxfam mobilised 2.5 million supporters around the world and built tools and resources that were accessible to over 2,000 partners. Gautam also co-founded OurSay.org – an independent organisation started by a team of young people passionate about harnessing the power of social media to revitalise critical participation in democracy. He has also worked on public policy and external relations for Teach for Australia and in the Australian public service.