Som has spent the last 20+ years across different market verticals and technology domains across early state start-ups, mid-size high growth companies, large MNC organizations and in the shoes of an investor. He has worked across value chains, with retail, distribution, system OEMs, system integrators, utilities and Telecom ISPs on the business side. He has worked with core technology vendors, start-ups, value added software providers, ODMs and design houses on the R&D side.
He is a thought leader in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) activities in India and was part of a global Analog Devices sprint team for defining the IoT strategy and ecosystem partnerships. Som has a high level of energy to get things done and is result-oriented with progressively important roles and increasing responsibilities in each organization he has been in. He is well versed in business and different technology domains, media relations, social networking, brand management and is a strategic thinker and executioner. While his last 4.5 years has been organization building, more towards creating a vision and strategy to move, grow and influence a large organization and developing and forging design house and start-up ecosystems, his previous roles were razor sharp focused on innovation, driving P&L and business outcome.