Prasoon Sharma is a Pentland Scholar (EMPA 2018) at the Department of Political Science, UCL and at NYU Wagner Public Service School.
Business & Trade:
Prasoon facilitated a $6 Billion investment from China. He created $450 million worth projects in Smart City and e-governance Domain. Prasoon has worked in and travelled to more than 20 countries including UK, China, Indonesia, and has 15 years of Global Experience in Corporate planning, Handling Government relationships, Strategic planning, successful planning and achievement of Country/regional sales target, Telecom and IT Pre-Sales.
Till Feb 2018, He was working as Managing Director – India & South Asia at ZTEsoft Technology, spearheading all the Business development, channel sales, and pre-sales functions across the region. He initiated a new era of cooperation between India-China during Indian Prime Minister- Sh. Modi ’s May 2015 China visit by signing MoU for Developing Smart cities in Gujarat in the presence of the Gujarat Chief Minister- Smt.Anandiben.
Public policy & Corporate affairs:
Prasoon represented India at 5th India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue 2018 (SED) as a member of the policy coordination group (PCG)- the highest and most influential. Vice Chairman, NITI led the Indian delegation. PM Modi is Chairman, NITI. Chairman, NDRC led the Chinese delegation. Prasoon got promoted to PCG from Hi-Tech group because in SED 2016 two of his projects was included. In 2017 BRICS, Chinese government media published my articles that highlight synergies between India-China’s innovation and Artificial intelligence policies. Recently, Prasoon is selected for the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) 's Consultative Group. PSA is Chair of the Indian Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM’s STIAC).
Innovation & Entrepreneurship:
Prasoon pioneered the Indo-China joint Incubation Centre. Prasoon was Invited as Judge for India’s National Innovation Mission’s Tinkering lab. Prasoon is a mentor – Indian President awardee Start-up – Nasofilter. He is also invited as Mentor for Yesbank’s SCALE accelerator. Yes Bank is India’s fourth-largest bank. Prasoon is Country Head - China, Entrepreneurs Café (Ecafe). Ecafe – voluntary drive to bring relevant start-ups is in 100 global cities in 6 continents. Supporting 40000 entrepreneurs touched.
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