Srikant is a certified Independent Director. He successfully executed M&A strategy as India Chairperson of a global corporation. He is also on Board & advisory roles at fast-growing companies, and with the government. He is a Successful entrepreneur who built & sold two large services ventures in India & SE Asia. He was also a Co-founder of AI & Big Data product company. He led and advised companies that deploy new-age technologies – MedTech, digital, AI, IoT and used radical product development, manufacturing & GTM models. Business models for engaging millennial customers. He is an Innovation expert who advises companies, governments, startups & universities. He also mentors & angel invests with a range of for-profit social enterprises. Grassroots experience of running your own not-for-profit . He is presently Chairman, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park Chairman, I3G Advisory Network, Co-Founder & Director, Crayon Data, Singapore (AI & Big Data product company) Director, F.I.R.S.T, IIT Kanpur Member, National Expert Advisory Committee on Innovation, Incubation & Technology Entrepreneurship, DST, Government of India Member, NIDHI Centre of Excellence Monitoring Committee, CSIR-NCL Venture Center Creator, ChaloStartUp web series .