Sudeendra Koushik 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. He has worked at Philips Netherlands, Europe, Philips India, HCL, and TTK.
As a part of his consulting firm, PRASU, he has 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. He has been very actively engaged in the start-up sphere by mentoring and supporting multiple start-ups, innovation centers, accelerators, and incubators in multiple domains.
Koushik has also worked closely with academia and innovation, being a part of academic councils forging stronger industry-academia collaboration. He has developed a unique innovation talent assessment and management method and is a TEDx and an international speaker, speaking regularly at multiple forums, universities, and conferences won several awards and recognitions.
Sudeendra is a long-standing volunteer at IEEE, PMI, and Women in Big Data. He is also a cartoonist and actor.
Koushik is an engineering graduate with management education and a Ph.D. in innovation. His Ph.D. by research is titled An integrated framework for Innovation talent management, focusing on Innovation & Intrapreneurship, specifically in scaling and managing business-relevant innovation.
Sudeendra Koushik is a 2022 Member at Large on the 2022 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.