Sanjiv Rai is a first-generation Indian innovator and serial entrepreneur. He is the Founder, Chairperson and Chief Solver of multiple startups under Billion Innovators and Chairperson at ARE Technologies and his venture initiatives AceWP Innovation Labs and BillionInnovators intend to promote innovation in India and abroad.
As a serial Entrepreneur or Innovator he has worked on AI-based convergence and design algorithms, on a variety of products and solutions such as network convergence enabling D5 chip, AceWP, plasma PHE, innovate2learn, agniie devices, ChazeMe, SmartSAPS(Smart Secured Automated Payment Solutions), coolATM and Rosen bridges Future Cities/Smart Buildings and CHANDRA project for NASA towards permanent human inhabitancy on outer planets.
Sanjiv has received several awards and honours, including Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Who's Who in the World by Marquis, Top 100 Disruptive Innovators by Red Herring, Top 10 Asian Techno visionaries by ZDNet and Top 10 Emerging Stars by NASSCOM. Sanjiv graduated from the University of Calcutta and shelved aside Engineering Doctorate at UCL in the pursuit of innovation. He is an alumnus of Harvard University. Sanjiv has chaired several tech committees and is active in creating global standards /leading initiatives at IEEE/ Computer Society/ Nanotechnology Council/GEOSS, ASQ-Electronics and Communications / Nanotechnology committee and WEF.
Sanjiv's goal is to build companies and initiatives that create happy stakeholders and create products that bring some meaningful impact into other's lives. He is frequently invited to speak about innovation, design thinking, frugal innovation and culture of innovation and takes an active interest in learning about diversity of talent across geographies. He promotes innovation and new venture creation as a way of life
His enlightening and well researched presentations are full of examples and success stories. He encourages interactive simulations, team games and role-playing. Sanjiv is in great demand at events around the globe.