Vinay leads the IoT Business for Lenovo in APAC & MEA, responsible for end to end sales, pre-sales, business development and customer relationship. Passionately working in IoT domain since 2015 with – as Director Strategy & Market Development at Aeris, a IoT platform and solutions player, and as IoT and Wi-Fi strategy and business development at Bharti Airtel, India. MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and have worked as VP Technology at Goldman Sachs, New York leading FICC trading product development.
He has 15+ years of experience encompassing roles in strategy, partner management, business development, mobile money fraud and risk management, and building trade platforms for fixed income bonds. Founded IoT-NCR in 2015, an open meetup community with 7000+ members focused on knowledge sharing on IoT and Digital technologies, operates as not-for-profit and worlds 4th largest community. Active member of IET IoT, Nasscom AgriTech Community, and DoT TEC Smart Village WG. I am author on IoT on Quora, Your-Story, EFY Media, IoT Central, and IoT Now. Also authored white papers covering IoT Business models and Smart Buildings. I speak on IoT, Digital Tech and Wi-Fi at various forums, conferences, start-up events and colleges.