Skannd is a serial entrepreneur, painter, value added investor, independent researcher, private pilot, designer, philanthropist and a super-nerd. He has an incorrigible passion for innovation and ideas which has manifested itself in the companies that he’s started. He has built businesses in the Technology, Digital, Robotics and AI spaces.
As the Chief Technology Mentor at Neotec Hub, Eastern India’s largest technology incubator, he is currently advising / lead mentoring 30 startups.
As Secretary General of the Indo Congo Development Forum, he is bringing business opportunities in the DRC to Indian entrepreneurs making it easier to do business and access the local govt. for support.
Skannd is an avid propagator of global eco-systems
He is a founding member of the Global Centre of Innovation and Industry and a core team member of the International Chamber of Business and Industry. He serves in the regional leadership of Business Networking International (BNI, Kolkata).
He is a TEDx speaker and also speaks in several college, university and independently organised events about technology, entrepreneurship and other aspects of ecosystem building.
Skannd is also an independent researcher who has recently got published in the India Health Journal for his research on the use of Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare in rural India.
He serves as the managing trustee in Tyagi Education Foundation which builds schools, hospitals and is running state-of-the-art healthcare vans and ambulances focused on deep rural areas which are inaccessible to regular healthcare facilities.