Sumit is a design and product leader. He works at the intersection of Design, Technology and Impact to create innovative, relevant and accessible solutions. Sumit is a frequent speaker at global forums where he talks about design leadership and social entrepreneurship.
Coming from engineering and design background, Sumit evolved as both a critical and a creative thinker. His entrepreneurial experience added pragmatism and pace to decision making. He is an industry thought leader in design and product practices. He has worked in diverse roles which include leadership, UX design, user research, entrepreneurship, teaching and advisor. Currently, he works at Intuit.
His works, specially in accessibility, has won numerous honors. These include multiple patents, TED Fellow, Rolex Laureate, Echoing Green Fellow, MIT TR35 India, Nasscom Social Enterprise, IVLP US. Dept of State, NCPEDP Universal Design Awards. He has also been frequently covered in media such as BBC, the Guardian, the Economist, Fast Company, Mashable, TOI, HT and was mentioned amongst “66 Reasons to keep faith in India” in Business Today’s special edition.
Sumit lives in Bengaluru with his wife and daughter. He loves to paint and to make short films.