Sharad founded Sensorise Digital Services Private Limited, a company that addresses complex industry issues using technology, agility, experience and collaboration. Sensorise has contributed to the Swachh Bharat Mission with devices and portals that have led to greater accountability and cleanliness at public conveniences.
Sensorise works pro-bono for the social sector assisting companies such as Childline India Foundation and SBC3. Sensorise has been recognized as one of the fastest growing IoT Companies by CIO Magazine, Silicon India and IoT India Congress. The World CSR Congress recently listed Sensorise in the 50 Most Impactful Smart City Leaders List for 2018.
Prior to founding Sensorise, Sharad was the Chief Officer for Wireless Solutions at Tata Teleservices, providing vision, direction and execution. He was instrumental in developing, incubating and launching products and solutions that enabled the emerging 3G, m-commerce, m-education, m-health, social networking, and M2M businesses.
Earlier, Sharad had spent 10 years with a Swedish security and mobile services company, deploying secure platforms that enabled the Root Certification Authority of India, a commercial CA and OTA platforms at more than 20 MNOs in several countries in APAC.
Sharad was a part of the team that set up the greenfield operations of a mobile communications service provider in India, where he was the Head of Information Systems. Sharad has been a speaker at various national and international conferences and seminars on telecom, security, banking and IT.
Sharad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Hons.) and a Masters in Economics (Hons.) from BITS, Pilani. Sharad is an avid reader and golfer, and likes to spend his leisure driving in the hills.