Electronics engineer from NIT Silchar and an innovation strategist by profession, Sumit holds rich experience of around 8 years as a patent expert and consultant helping Indian R&D arms of Fortune 500 companies to strategize IP activities.
With embedded technical expertise and leadership skills, Sumit is spearheading both Gurgaon and Bangalore operations of ICT Searching and Analytics vertical at Sagacious IP.
As a CIO at Sagacious, Sumit is leading the Innovation Management Solution offering. He is playing an instrumental role in cultivating innovation and spreading IP awareness among Startups, MSMEs, R&D groups of GCoEs like Emerson, Daimler, etc. by conducting workshops and webinars on IP and Innovation.
At Sagacious, he is also leading the ‘IT for IP Initiative’ that allows him to leverage his IP experience to create algorithms using AI, ML, NLP, Automation, etc. and develop tools/software that can help solve problems in intellectual property industry . With a mission to tinker IP with technology, Sumit hashelped Sagacious in automating IP processes and development tools for enhanced efficiency and better interaction with clients.
Developing cutting edge solutions ranging from AI- based searching platforms and dynamic IP dashboards for clients, Sumit holds the agility to determine disruptions and viable opportunities to infuse IT in the IP industry.
In his previous role with GreyB Research and Unitedlex, Sumit brushed up his IP analytical skills on different projects and has closely worked with organizations such as Microsoft, BAE Systems, etc.
As a seasoned player in patent analytics domain, Sumit also worked on an industry report ‘Patenting in the age of supercomputers’ which was featured by IAM Media in 2017. The report focused on IBM Watson that has emerged as the symbol of a new era in cognitive computing and speculation on how this may impact the next generation patenting.
He is also leading the collaboration with NASSCOM to provide syndicated IP analysis and actionable insights from patent data on emerging digital technologies. Under his guidance, Sagacious has recently co-published a study, titled IoT: Driving the Patent Growth Story in India on NASSCOM community that highlights various patent filing trends in IoT space and respective research activities in the domain.
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