Sudeendra Koushik

Innovation Director & Head of CampX

I am an engineering graduate, with management education and a
PhD in Innovation. My 28 years of experience is in Innovation and
Technology Management in India, Singapore and The Netherlands in
various roles including new product and services development,
project management, hardware, software and systems, Intellectual
property, people and customer management with more than 20
patents in various stages. I have worked at Philips Netherlands,
Europe, Philips India, HCL and TTK. As a part of my consulting firm
PRASU, I have consulted for top companies, many in automotive
technology to help develop a culture of Innovation, build Innovation
skills, and generate business relevant Innovations and intellectual
property. I have been very actively engaged in the start-up sphere,
by mentoring and supporting multiple start-ups, innovation centres,
accelerators, and incubators in multiple domains. I have also
worked closely with academia and innovation, being a part of
academic councils forging stronger industry academia collaboration.
My PhD by research is titled “An integrated framework for
Innovation talent management” focusing on Innovation &
Intrapreneurship, specifically in scaling and managing business
relevant Innovation. Also have developed a unique innovation talent
assessment and management method.
I am also a TEDx and an International speaker, speak regularly at
multiple forums, universities, and conferences, won several awards
and recognitions. I am a long-standing volunteer at IEEE,
PMI and Women in Big Data. I am also a cartoonist and actor.
Education

▪ PhD, Innovation and Innovation Talent Management,
Visvesvaraya Technological University
▪ MBA, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Management,
Management – Marketing, ICFAI
▪ Post-Graduation in Strategy Management, Indian Institute of
Management, Kozhikode
▪ Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics & Communication, PESCE
University of Mysore
▪ Business Management and Communication, Management Centre
Europe, Brussels

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