Citizen Cane

  • Mumbai, India
  • IT ServicesProduct development, Infrastructure, Government

Proof of Concept

Startup Video



Team Summary

Vaibhav Lodha

Vaibhav Lodha was a Director, Global Development at XPRIZE, leading India’s first global prize. Vaibhav has spent last 8 years working in the areas of strategy, business development and policy across over 5 countries and 20 states in India. He had previously been associated with The World Bank with SASDU where he advised Government of India for a project of $1 billion.

Vaibhav has so far partnered, consulted and has been associated with organizations such as Walmart, Sanofi, Abbott, Fidelity Investments, British Petroleum, Bain & Company, McKinsey, CIFF, Piaggio Aero, Godrej, Lodha Group and ZS Associates among others.

Vaibhav is an engineer from National Institute of Technology, Trichy and an alumnus of the Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government.

Selected by LGT Capital Partners iCATs Fellow (2010).
Awarded ‘Power 30 under 30’, Apex Society, USA and selected as as a Swaniti Fellow work with the Member of Parliament from Himachal Pradesh.
Selected by World Economic Forum as a ‘Global Shaper’ (2014)
Advisory board for US-India Investor’s Forum, Consulate General of US in Mumbai
Vaibhav has been widely covered by various media outlets such as CNN – International, Economic Times, Times of India, and Indian Express among others.

Anurag Saxena

Anurag has over 10 years of professional experience spanning across Strategy, Business Process Re-engineering, Change Management and Program Management of high impact and large scale initiatives in public services. All engagements involve investment of multi-million dollar funds and impact life of citizens across country.

He is currently working as Manager in Accenture Management Consulting focusing on delivering consulting engagements in Public Services and Development Sector in India. He also led strategic engagements in countries such as Oman, Bangladesh and Kurdistan. He was working with PwC Consulting and IBM Global Services before joining Accenture.

Anurag Saxena is an engineering graduate from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy.


Founding Team

Co-Founder, Citizen Cane | Director, XPRIZE | Harvard, NIT| Worked at World Bank, LGT Capital Partners, Lodha Group | Management & Policy | Power 30 under 30


LODHA Group (2013 - 2015)
General Manager

The World Bank (2012 - 2013)

Office of Mr. Anurag Thakur, Honorable Member of Parliament, Hamirpur (India) (2012 - 2012)
Fellow - Swaniti Initiative


Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Executive Education • 2013 - 2013

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Certification • 2010 - 2010

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
B.Tech • 2003 - 2007

Team Members

Anurag Saxena

Anurag Saxena


Product/Service Summary

Citizen Cane envisions instilling transparency using innovative yet intuitive technologies to businesses, governments and non-profits, which enables a better investment landscape in the country

Product/Service Descriptions