Chintan is a Strategy & Innovation Management Leader. Through his career span of 20+ years with top two conglomerates of India namely, Tata Group & Reliance Group, he has worked on various projects / programs in Government, Defence and Private sectors. Chintan has expertise in a vast array of technologies which are disrupting today’s businesses. He has worked on various technologies ranging from Wireline, CDMA, GSM, EVDO, 3G, 4G, SDWAN, Blockchain, SAP, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Centers, Network infrastructure & Smart Cities. These assignments have given him a vast exposure as pilot and scale up specialist for business, strategy and technology functions. His major career milestones include program managing one of the world’s fastest GSM network roll out in a single geography as well as partnering with India’s first Smart City Project as an ICT partner.
Chintan is an alumnus of Haas School of Business UC Berkeley & SJMSOM IIT Mumbai. He holds various professional certifications like PMP, ITIL, CSM, Oxford University’s Blockchain certification & a certificate on Smart Cities. Chintan holds various volunteer and leadership positions with Project Management Institute (PMI), Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Rotary International & Bombay Management Association. As a keynote speaker, adjunct faculty & member of various technical committees, Chintan is rightly engaged with various academia/universities, start-ups & technology standard bodies. Recently Chintan got recognized as one of the top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers for Blockchain & 5G.