Mr. Sumeet Verma

Director, Strategy – Research and Growth Initiatives, Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd

Sumeet is currently the Director, Strategy, at Intel India. He leads key external alliances in space of innovation, research, business enablement, and strengthens strategic engagements in priority technology areas (like AI, IoT, ADAS, 5G) for Intel in India. He collaborates with governments ( both federal and state), industry associations, academia, incubators/accelerators and the bright young innovators in the country and leads key initiatives like: Leadership and Excellence in Academic Development (LEAD) Program, Design in India, Maker/Innovation in startup ecosystem, and Grand Research, for Intel India. He is member of several Indian government/ industry committees on innovation, entrepreneurship and education. 

Sumeet has been with Intel for about 18 years and holds varied skills and knowledge from his technical, business and management expertise. He is passionate to improve the skills of students to bridge the industry-academia gaps and promote a culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship. Sumeet is Alumni of IIIT, Bangalore and Harvard Business School.