It was a trip down memory lane for Suresh Sharma., the President – CEO Innovolt Inc Atlanta USA and Managing Partner of Real India Enterprsies Fund LLC. Suresh was a student at BITS Pilani during 1970-75. He is an internationally acknowledged business leader known for his thought-leadership, pragmatic vision, operational excellence and entrepreneurial successes. He co-authored the best-selling book ‘Global Outsourcing: Executing an Onshore, Nearshore and Offshore Strategy’. Suresh has also authored over 20 technical journal and conference papers, workshop proceedings and NASA research reports.
Suresh was excited to see the growth of the institute over the years. He gave a presentation on BITS-75 Charitable Trust Steering & Executive Team (TSET) roadmap for the proposed Centre for Emerging Technologies (CET) at BITS Pilani. The students were enthralled by his lecture on ‘New World of Global Innovation - 24/7 Knowledge Factory’. He emphasized the fact that BITS educational system with its interdisciplinary approach provides ample opportunity to gain important skills vital for facing the new world of global innovation.
Suresh played vital roles in setting up and running major facilities in manufacturing, R&D, Engineering Services, IT, Retail, BPO, and Healthcare apart from being the leading adviser to several corporations in Global Sourcing Solutions, and is a sought-after speaker at numerous international conferences. Suresh’s expertise lies in his hands-on experience of doing business integration of cross-border mergers and acquisitions globally.