Hempal Shrestha

Hempal Shrestha

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Biography

Hempal works as a Programme Officer with Bellanet Alliance c/o SAP International in Nepal. He is an lawyer working in the Open Development issues. His work focuses on the appropriate use of ICTs and Knowledge Sharing Technologies to facilitate collaboration among development communities and individuals in civil society.
He is also an advocate and practitioner of Free and Open Source Software, Open Content. He is the founding member and General Secretary of FOSS Nepal Community. He is also a member of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and Computer Association of Nepal (CAN).
Prior to joining SAP International (Bellanet team), Hempal gained experience in various fields, including as Lecturer and Head of Department at St. Xavier's College, Nepal for Bachelor?s in Information Management and as Software Developer at Asia Pacific Communication Associates Nepal (APCA-Nepal) .
He completed his Bachelor's in Law (LLB) and Master?s in Computer Application (MCA) from Lucknow, India.