Ecosystm names former Tech Machindra exec Amit Sharma as Principal Advisor

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Prior to joining Ecosystm, Sharma was the Vice President and Global Head of Business Development at the Indian tech giant

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Singapore-based tech research and advisory firm Ecosystm today announced the appointment of Amit Sharma as its Principal Advisor, the latest in the company’s string of high profile new hires which includes former Frost & Sullivan MD APAC Manoj Menon and former Uber Global HR Director Anika Grant.

Prior to joining Ecosystm, Sharma was the Vice President and Global head of Business Development at Indian tech giant Tech Mahindra where he managed, coached and cultivated a global team of digital evangelists or digital sales associates.

He also established and managed numerous partnerships covering technologies such as blockchain, AI, machine learning, IoT, big data, cloud, analytics, AR/VR, and mobile payments.

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He currently serves as Founder & CEO at SPREAD, a digital B2B renewable energy funding and trading platform with a mission to invest in and champion green energy projects in developing economies across Asia Pacific.

Sharma has delivered presentations at the Blockchain Economic Forum in Davos; The Global Summit on Blockchain Technology, Berlin; and IoT World Singapore. He had also conducted and published researches on the potential of blockchain to mitigate climate change.

He is also an angel investor with Business Angel Network Southeast Asia (BANSEA) and Create Responsible and Innovative Businesses (CRIB). He also sits as a board advisor for various startups in the Southeast Asian region.

Commenting on his appointment, Sharma said, “As a change agent, I’ve always been passionate about the potential that disruptive technologies have in transforming organisations, and shaping a better, more sustainable future for our societies. Along these lines, I’m excited to be part of the Ecosystm project, especially with its lofty ambition of data democratisation.”

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