I am a Digital Futurist with passion for Social Entrepreneurship, Exponential and Emerging Technologies. I have been recognised as one among Top 20 Global Thought Leader on AI, Analytics, Blockchain, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Data Science, IoT and Quantum Computing by Thinkers360 Platform. I have been the keynote speaker, moderator and panelist for numerous technology conferences. I have authored four patents and published numerous articles & blogs. I have reviewed a couple of books on AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Quantum Computing. I am an advisor to numerous Startups, Think Tanks, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations, Social Networks, Regulatory Bodies and Business Consortiums.
I am a Digital Enterprise Architect with Professional Mastery and Pragmatic Insights on Emerging and Exponential Technologies. I have lead multi million dollar Customer Engagements on Digital Transformation, Digital Innovation, Legacy Application Modernisation, Knowledge Management, Product Development, Product Management, New Service Incubation, New Platform Engineering, Centre of Excellence Development, Innovation Lab Build Out, Innovation Management, Customer Experience Design, Customer Relationship Management, Corporate Operations, Corporate Finance, Revenue Campaigns, Marketing Strategy, Business Models and Go To Market Strategies.
I have deep knowledge and hands on experience on designing and developing products, platforms, services, solutions and proof of concepts on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain Technology, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Cryptography, Cognitive Computing, Data Science, Design Thinking, Drones, Internet of Things, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Social Networks across the spectrum.I have been a champion of pioneering initiatives on Social Entrepreneurship, StartUp Ecosystems, People Analytics, Innovation Consulting, Social Business Networks, Academic Research Networks, Industrial Research Alliances, High performing Teams, Business Process Innovation, Cross Competency Innovation etc.
My innovation management portfolio covers extensive experience with innovation centres in PwC, IBM, EY, UST Global and a suite of Business Incubators, Technology Accelerators, and Government Agencies. I have setup first ever Government Blockchain Labs for PwC India in Bangalore and pilot Corporate Innovation Lab Network for UST Global and the first ever Innovation Hackathon for EY Innovation Centre Trivandrum. I was also a key member of IBM Innovation Centre, IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program, IBM StartUp Cafe, IBM University Relations, IBM On Demand Community and IBM Digital Transformation Advocacy Program and IBM RedBooks Author Program.
I have lead the Blockchain Strategy Consulting and Platform Engineering initiatives across central and state governments in India and abroad ranging from NITI Aayog, Government of Maharashtra, Government of West Bengal, Government of Kerala, Government of Karnataka, Government of Pondicherry, Government of Assam etc. I have been selected as the Blockchain Security Auditor for International Clients across Malta, Singapore and Thailand. I have designed Blockchain Architectures for International Governmental Organisations like United Nations, World Bank, World Economic Forum etc.
I am currently driving Blockchain Initiatives across Government and Public Sector space as the Core Member of Government Blockchain Association in India. I am also part of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance as the contributor to the special interest groups across Digital Identity, Financial Services and Manufacturing Sector. I am also a core member of the Hyperledger Sawtooth Technical Working Group in India. I have set up the largest Developer Community for Hedera Hashgraph in India and first ever ZCash, IOTA, RSK, EOS Blockchain Platform Community in Kerala and the first ever Quantum Computing Research Centre for UST Global.
I could grow the corporate innovation lab in UST Global from 40 assets, 4 employee team to a network of 5 innovation labs spread across the globe with 25 employees, 700 interns, 200 entrepreneur network, 250 Academic Institutions, 100 MVPS, 150 MVCs, 50 startups connected ecosystem. I have also program managed the setup of the first ever Modernisation lab and Makerspace for UST Global. I have closely worked with the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management divisions of Government of Kerala (KSUM ), Government of Tamil Nadu ( EDII ), Kerala IT Mission, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Department of Science and Technology, India Government.
I have extensive experiences in designing Hackathons in various flavours and formats such as Techathons, Ideathons, Hackathons, and Datathons and conducted more than 50+ Hackathons so far. I have been jury member to Hackathons across India. I have setup social business networks for 10+ Fortune 500 organisations in my career. I am a mentor to more than 20+ Startups and 25+ Social Entrepreneurs through various Incubators and communities.
I have also functioned as an SME on Inventor Culture and Mentor for the IP council in IBM and UST Global. I am currently contributing to the academic innovation ecosystem in Kerala as the innovation advisor to University of Kerala and ICT Academy of Kerala, Bhub and the Kerala Blockchain Academy. I am currently building alliances and ecosystems to foster innovations in Quantum Computing, Design Thinking, Digital Marketing in Kerala.