Team – Suresh Sharma
Suresh Sharma, Advisor and Board MemberSuresh is a proven entrepreneur, innovator, and a global business creator. A clear thought-leader, he is known for translating vision into reality through team building, operational execution, and optimal use of resources. A former GE executive, he exemplifies a rare combination of hands-on technology and business leadership.
Suresh is widely published and cited not only for his peer-reviewed technical journal papers but also equally well known for his internationally acclaimed business books on innovation and entrepreneurship (“The 3rd American Dream”, 2014), and global sourcing (2005).
Over past two decades alone, among other things, he led five major technology and operational initiatives, and has served as President & CEO of four ventures creating several billion dollars of value. With his quick ability to – sense and step-change business DNA – Suresh has specially contributed to: Energy and Power Industry (from ‘Well-head to Consumer’ including Renewable Power Generation, and Transmission & Distribution), and other businesses in aerospace, materials, sensors, e-Commerce, IT, global sourcing, manufacturing, Six Sigma quality, healthcare and defense.
Most recently, Suresh has been serving as part-time Industry Fellow of GRA (Georgia Research Alliance), wherein leveraging his strong multi-disciplinary experience, he has been effectively transforming innovations into commercial enterprises invented or discovered by a number of Georgia’s eminent scholars and research faculty.
An internationally acknowledged keynote speaker, Suresh serves or has served on the Board of Directors or Advisors of several small or big organizations: publicly traded corporations, non-profits, universities, and other ventures globally.
Suresh graduated with B.E. (Hon) in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani (India). Further, he did Advanced Management & Aerospace Engineering Courses with British Aerospace PLC and its Consortium Partners in Europe, U.K (1981-1982), and later got M.S. in Aerospace, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, U.S.A, in 1991-94.
He currently lives with his wife in Roswell GA. They have two grown up children.