Jaspreet is the Founder of Digital Matters, an advisory firm in the areas of Digital Transformation, Blockchain and the Future of Work.
Until recently, Jaspreet was the Senior Vice President- Digital Transformation, (equivalent to the Chief Digital Officer), of the $20bn Mahindra Group of Companies. Jaspreet is a Digital Advisor to Mahindra Group, Adjunct Advisor to IDC, and the Emerging Technologies Advisor to Internet and Mobile Association of India. He sits on the Advisory Board of AI firm Findability Sciences and a few other companies in the technology space.
His digital transformation experience spans across Agritech, Real Estate, Next-gen Social Networks, Hospitality, Auto and Financial Services.
Jaspreet is also a thought-leader in the Blockchain space in India, and he has built Proof of Concepts and products based on this technology. He is on the Advisory Board of Block chained India, India’s largest Blockchain community, is invested in few Blockchain start-ups, and mentors the Blockchain Group for IAMAI.
He has delivered a platform-leading TEDx talk on Blockchain.
Career and Achievements
Jaspreet started his career with the Tata Group, as a part of the elite Tata Administrative Services, where he led functions and businesses in FMCG and Telecom. He was part of the team which started up Baazee.com (now EBAY India), a Regional Director at Microsoft India, and the entrepreneur-CEO of AskMe. Jaspreet is quite active across the tech start-up ecosystem and has invested, advised, mentored and incubated many tech start-ups.
Jaspreet has delivered keynotes and speeches on Digital Transformation, Blockchain and the Future of Work at 200+ company gatherings, customer meets, Boards and CXO groups, and at multiple industry forums (NASSCOM, IAMAI, TiE, IMA, etc.). He has also lectured and teaches Digital Disruption and Transformation and Blockchain at IIMA, IIML, ISB, SP Jain, as well as the PGPX courses of Berkeley, Yale and USC. He writes extensively on Digital Transformation, Blockchain, Agritech, Platform Business models, the Future of Work and AI.
Jaspreet is an accredited Leadership Coach (PCC – ICF) and has over 1000 hours of CXO coaching under his belt.
Mint and SAP recognised Jaspreet with the inaugural ‘Digitalist of the Year’ award in 2017
Jaspreet is a Chemical Engineer and an MBA in International Business. He is also a three-time National champion in Brand Equity Business Quiz.
His first book on digital transformation and technology, published by Penguin Random House, will be out in mid-2019.
Jaspreet has been advising, consulting and mentoring large corporations and start-ups over the last decade. Some of his current assignments have included building new customer journey and mobile-led engagement strategy for a large hospitality company, building an a next-generation business model and company for a reality entity, digital transformation in an auto major, a new strategy and business model for a software company, digital and data transformation for an Agri major, building a blockchain based business for a financial services company, exploring blockchain based social networks for a large industrial house, etc.
Jaspreet has spoken in hundreds of conferences and seminars, both globally and in India, around digital, digital transformation, blockchain, AI, etc. These include schools like INSEAD, HBS, ISB; forums like Niti Aayog, IAMAI, NASSCOM, TiE; and multiple corporate gatherings.
Jaspreet has been speaking professionally since April 2018 and has delivered 30+ keynotes since then – on Digital Transformation, Blockchain, Future of Work, Digital Disruption, AI, etc.
His clients range across Fortune 500 multinationals, large Indian corporates, SMB’s and Industry Gatherings.