Itesh Dash

RDAS/DSS Development Lead

Itesh supervises the development of platforms for the Resilience Data and Analytics Services (RDAS), and the Decision Support Systems (DSS). He also leads the collection, management and analysis of datasets.

At RIMES, he serves as the Team Leader for Systems Research and Development. He leads systems research, development, and management for RIMES’ earthquake, tsunami, weather, flood, climate and capacity building services. He guides and supervises the planning, design, development, testing, and validation of new systems, solutions and processes that meet user needs and requirements. He also leads the implementation of the regional data-sharing arrangement with RIMES member and collaborating states.

Itesh has more than 10 years of experience in systems development, networking, security, and administration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in Thailand and Mindfire Solutions in India.

Itesh holds a doctor’s degree in Engineering in Disaster Preparedness Mitigation and Management, and a master’s degree in Information and Communication Technologies from Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand.