Sumit Chowdhury Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Sumit Chowdhury General Information


Dr. Sumit Chowdhury is a Co-Founder of Gaia Smart Cities and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He served as Board Member at Hello Health. Dr. Sumit D Chowdhury is an entrepreneur, business leader and an international thought-leader on telecom, electronics and information systems and solutions for Smart Cities. Sumit is the Project Director for the Swachh Bharat Mission (PMU), Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India. He was the President of the Enterprise Business and CIO of Reliance Jio. Prior to that he was a Vice President with IBM as Head of Consulting for Telecom, Utilities and Entertainment industries. He was also the CIO of Reliance Communications, Partner of KPMG and Managing Director and CEO of BearingPoint in Australia. These roles have given him the opportunity to be recognized as one of the Top CIOs of the world. Sumit has lived in India, US, Australia and worked on assignments across the world managing industry professionals in large, hyper-growth companies. Sumit has been recently appointed as the Chairman of the Smart Cities Expert Forum of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce for the year 2015-2016. Sumit is also Professor of Smart Cities at the Carnegie Mellon University. He is an invited International expert on Smart Cities at TM Forum and the Brussels Sustainable Development by TERI. An entrepreneur at heart, Sumit has been mentoring, angel funding, and incubating several start-up companies in diverse areas in India. Sumit is an active industry speaker and authority on technology and management issues. He recently authored a career management book, 'Rules of the Game' published by Bloomsbury India. He works closely with several Universities in US and Australia where he is an adjunct professor. He is a B-Tech from IIT Kanpur and MS and Ph.D. in Urban Planning and management from Carnegie Mellon University. Sumit is a mutil-faceted marathon runner, cyclist, musician, and abstract artist.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • India
+91 096992 00000

Sumit Chowdhury Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
00000 000000 (0000 01-Jan-2015 00000 00000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Out of Business 00000 000000000 00.0
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Sumit Chowdhury Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000 000000 (0000 01-May-2019 000 00 00000000
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Sumit Chowdhury Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sumit Chowdhury Ph.D Angel Investor 0 Mumbai, India
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