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Sharad Sharma

Orbit Change Catalyst
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Sharad Sharma

Orbit Change Catalyst
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Sharad Sharma is a seasoned technology executive with over three decades of experience in the Internet, Enterprise Software, and Digital Infrastructure markets. He is recognized as a prominent voice in India's technology ecosystem and is passionate about leading big and small companies through orbit change.

Sharma has held several senior R&D executive positions with leading technology companies, including Yahoo, VERITAS Software, Symantec, Lucent Technologies, and AT&T. He is an active technology angel investor with over two dozen investments and was also instrumental in the success of India's first IP-focused fund, India Innovation Fund.

He co-founded iSPIRT Foundation, a non-profit technology think tank devoted to making India a product nation, and chaired NASSCOM Product Forum in its formative years. He was a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council from 2009-13. Zinnov gave him the R&D Visionary Award in 2008 for his work on creating a strong MNC R&D footprint in India.

Sharad is a member of National Startup Advisory Council and SEBI's Financial and Regulatory Technology Committee. He has also served on RBI's UK Sinha MSME Committee and National Digital Payments Committee.

Sharma got interested in kernel software development while doing his Electrical Engineering at Delhi College of Engineering. He started India's first Student Minicomputer Club in 1984 and served as the Chairperson of the IEEE Student Chapter.

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Jun 19 · Via Twitter

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Jun 4 · Via Twitter

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