Sasi Kumar Sundararajan is currently Founder and Director of Fungised Solutions Pvt. Ltd. that works in the areas of FoodTech, Robotics, Automation and IoT. In his 23+ years of experience in the industry, he spent close to two decades with Big4 Consulting Firms as Partner & Practice Leader covering Public, Govt. and Private sector Consulting in Growth, Restructuring, Investments, Technology and Capacity Building across several sectors in India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Middle-East and GCC.
The industry verticals Sasi advised in consulting include Economic Development, Industrial Development, Investment Promotion, Employment, Energy, Infrastructure, Revenue/Tax/Treasury, Tourism, Education, Skill Development, Health, Nutrition, Women and Child Development, Food-Agro-Rural Development and Livelihood sectors.
His core expertise covers,
– Productization: UX/CX, Patent, Trademark, IPR, Innovation and NPD
– Partnership & Collaboration: Know-how on Startups for Growth
– New Business Creation: Idea to Market, Ecosystem/Value Chain Development
– Professional Services: Performance and Efficiency Improvement
In the recent years he has been a guide, mentor and advisor to Startups, Incubators, Accelerators, PE Funds and Universities in the areas like Future of Work, Industry 4.0, Big Data, Digital, Disruption, Startups, Mid-markets, Growth, Sharing Economy and Circular Economy.
Earlier, he has worked on a number of transformational assignments ranging from organizational vision for enterprises, to state / district / sectoral vision for a number of Indian States, to industrial cluster development across the country, to restructuring & change management for utilities, to branding & marketing Indian States amongst global investors, to drafting sectoral policies for governments, to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, etc. He has also worked with the World Bank, DFID, ADB on a number of Funded Reforms Projects across the region.
He has worked for some iconic brands like EY, Deloitte, PwC, Maersk, Lakshmi Machine Works and Ashok Leyland during his career.
Sasi holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mech) from the Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, a PGDM from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune and an MLL & LW from the Symbiosis Law College, Pune.
Sasi is passionate about Future of Work, Internet of Things, Human-Machine Interface, Product Design / Review, Ultra Running, Cooking and Travelling.