Sumit is a global thought leader in the field of Smart Cities, Telecom & Information analytics. He is also the Program Director for Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Initiative) with the Ministry of Urban Development. He is a business leader, and entrepreneur, having led large, hyper-growth, multinational telecom and consulting companies in US, Australia & India. He is a Visiting Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University (USA) & Academic Advisor to UWS (Australia).
He provides mentoring & funding to entrepreneurs in areas like M2M, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, health-care, mobile internet & career services. He is serving on the Board of several Start-ups. Sumit is a graduate of IIT Kanpur followed by MS and Ph.D from Carnegie Mellon University. He has a Certificate Diploma from Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He is the author of a bestselling career management book, ‘Rules of the Game’ published by Bloomsbury India that empowers readers to enhance productivity and fast-track their careers. He is represented by ‘The Outstanding Speakers Bureau’ and speaks in different forums on technology, career and management ideas. He is also a TEDx speaker, an avid painter, a trained musician and an active marathon runner and cyclist.