Founder and Chairman
Kumardev is a highly-regarded, EU and INTEL awarded Young Innovation Luminary in a group that includes Sir Richard Branson, Serial Tech Entrepreneur – currently Founder and CEO of 3 companies in the EU and US, New York Times published Thought Leader, Expert on Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum and European Commission appointed Tech Expert. Kumardev started as an entrepreneur at 14 with a social business and built his first tech company at 19.
Kumardev has been invited to speak and present at leading institutions across the world including the UN (New York), US State Department (Washington), European Parliament (Brussels and Strasbourg), European Commission (Brussels and multiple cities), Office of Angela Merkel (German Federal Chancellery, Berlin), State of Europe high-level roundtable (Brussels), London School of Business (London), Standford University (Palo Alto) and major conferences and forums including Websummit (Dublin), WEF (Davos), Mobile World Conference (Barcelona and Shanghai), Slush (Helsinki), South Summit (Madrid), Startup Grind (London and San Francisco), Techcrunch (London and San Francisco) and CeBIT (Hannover).
Kumardev’s vision, opinions and views have been published by the New York Times, World Economic Forum, European Commission, European Business Summit, Boao Forum Review and leading tech media across Europe. He is one of the 50 global thought leaders and experts invited to write a chapter for the European Commission’s “Digital Minds for a New Europe” alongside experts and leaders like Eric and Vint Cerf: https://www.amazon.com/
In recognition of his Innovation leadership and the high-impact achievements, the European Commission and INTEL awarded Kumardev as an Innovation Luminary – Young Innovation Champion. He is the youngest Innovation Luminary, a group that includes Sir Richard Branson. Similarly, the World Economic Forum has appointed him as an Expert on Entrepreneurship.
Kumardev is currently Founder and CEO of Unmanned Life, the world’s foremost Autonomy-as-a-Service company, a multi-industry multi-award winnning 2 year old startup which has just been awarded the UK’s Best Disruptive Innovation 2017, is valued over 20 M GBP and in scaling-up across the world. Unmanned Life’s Autonomy-as-a-Service concept is now an Industry standard: http://whatis.techtarget.com/
He has been appointed as a judge for prestigious global startup competitions like the MIT Innovators Under 35 and EuRID.
Kumardev holds a MSc. in Computer Science from University College London, as a British Chevening Science Scholar.