Subhashish Panigrahi is an educator and open source activist based in Bangalore, India. He is currently works at the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge program where he builds partnership with universities, language researchers, and GLAM organizations. Their goal is to bring more scholarly and encyclopedic content under free licenses. During his work at the Wikimedia Foundation's India Program, Subhashish was involved in designing community sustaining and new contributor cultivation models. For his effort to share and spread open source far and wide, this year he was awarded a 2015 Opensource.com People's Choice Award.