Meet the Speaker - Dr. Sumit D Chowdhury
Dr.Sumit D Chowdhury is an entrepreneur, business leader and an international thought-leader on telecom, electronics and information systems and solutions for Smart Cities. Sumitwas the Project Director for the Swachh Bharat Mission (PMU), Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India. He was the President of the Enterprise Business and CIO of Reliance Jio. Prior to that, he served as Vice President with IBM as Head of Consulting for Telecom, Utilities and Entertainment industries. He was the CIO of Reliance Communications, Partner of KPMG, and Managing Director and CEO of BearingPoint in Australia. These roles have given him the opportunity to build and grow businesses and teams, and be recognized as one of the Top CIOs of the world. Sumit has lived in India, US, Australia and worked on assignments across the world managing industry professionals in large, hyper-growth companies.
Sumit has been appointed as the Chairman of the Smart Cities Expert Forum of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. Sumit is aVisiting Professor of Smart Cities at Carnegie Mellon University. He has been an invited International expert on Smart Cities at TM Forum and the Brussels Sustainable Development by TERI. An entrepreneur at heart, Sumit has been mentoring, angel funding, and incubating several start-up companies in diverse areas in India. Sumit is an active industry speaker and authority on technology and management issues. He has authored a career management book, 'Rules of the Game' published by Bloomsbury India. He works closely with several Universities in US and Australia where he is an adjunct professor. He is a B-Tech from IIT Kanpur and MS and Ph.D. in Urban Planning and management from Carnegie Mellon University. Sumit is a mutil-faceted marathon runner, cyclist, musician, and abstract artist.
- Management & Leadership