Somshubhro (Som) Pal Choudhury is an Internet of Things (IoT) Thought Leader and a Venture Partner with Bharat Innovation Fund ($100M+ venture fund focused on deep tech and IP startups out of India). He is a Executive Council/Board member of Indian Electronics Association, Co-Founder of India''s premier IoT conference, IoTNext and involved in the developing the IoT ecosystem in India via IoTForum. He routinely advises corporates and startups on new disruptive technologies, IoT and Analytics.
Som was previously the Managing Director for Analog Devices India, wholly owned subsidiary of a US based $3.5B semiconductor MNC, Analog Devices. He was based for almost 2 decades in Silicon Valley in various roles: Global Director of Product Mgmt and Marketing of Consumer Business Unit at NETGEAR, first employee of an early M2M/IoT company in the energy management and Smart grid space, American Grid and held several management and engineering roles at Cadence Design Systems. He is a Wharton- UPenn MBA, and engineering degrees from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and North Carolina State University.
His Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/somshubhro/
He is a US Citizen currently living in Bangalore, India Som can provide high level insights into new technologies, market movements and their acceptance in the market specially related to the IoT - From sensors to Cloud. He can also go down to the details of architecture and products through his years of experience managing engineering teams and products.
He is also intimately familiar with the Startup ecosystem in India, the 2nd largest startup ecosystem in the world.