Shail Kumar

Shail Kumar is the author of recently published book: “Building Golden India: How to unleash India’s vast potential and transform its higher education system. Now.” The book includes a foreword by Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, life member, MIT Corp. The book has received rave reviews from readers and leaders alike.

Prior to writing the book Shail was administrator at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, co-founder and CEO of two start-ups, and an executive in several Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley-based corporations. He is also the Past-President of the IIT Foundation and co-founder of Pan IIT alumni movement in the USA. He has an MBA from Indiana University, Bloomington and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.