Dr Rishi Bhatnagar-Board Member, brings a wealth of telecom experience to Aeris, including heading digital services for 10 years in Europe, 5 years in the Americas, and 6 years in India. Prior to joining Aeris, he was Global Head for Digital Enterprise Services at Tech Mahindra, where Dr. Bhatnagar spearheaded the Internet of Things initiatives for the company and smart city projects for the Mahindra Group. Along with a team from Bosch, he co-authored the book Enterprise IoT, which covers IoT project management frameworks, and the methodology proposed in this book has been accepted by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). Dr. Bhatnagar is the chairperson of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), recognized in India as a meeting place for sector leaders to interact and support standards, policies, and innovation. He is also a member of the Nasscom Regional Council and the Core Group by the Confederation of Indian Industry, and he received the ‘Digitalist Thought-Leader’ Award in the Internet of Things category at the Digital Transformation Forum 2015 by SAP India.
Dr. Bhatnagar holds a PhD in IT and Computer Science from Singhania University, Rajasthan, India.