Akhilesh Srivastava is a globally recognized leader in digital technology and mobility. He has garnered international acclaim for his pioneering efforts in citizen-centric digital initiatives and e-governance reforms, earning him a position among the 51 most impactful global leaders of smart cities. Notably, he played a key role in the successful implementation of FASTag, an electronic toll collection system that has brought about a transformative impact on India’s highway and logistics sector. Building upon this achievement, Akhilesh now collaborates with esteemed organizations such as the World Economic Forum, International Road Federation, and McKinsey & Co, tackling significant social challenges through technology-driven solutions. His areas of focus include “Technology-driven Road Safety 2.0,” greener mobility, electric vehicles, digitalization of the construction industry, and intelligent transportation systems. A captivating speaker, avid reader, and prolific writer, Akhilesh is highly regarded on social media platforms, where he shares his knowledge through books, articles, and engaging talks at various forums. His previous publications on integrating IR-4.0 technology in construction have enjoyed tremendous success as bestselling books.