Umesh has over 33 years of experience in the IT industry across various roles across Business, Delivery and Technology functions as an Entrepreneur and as a BU Head for Wipro. Umesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from PEC (1985). Umesh spent his initial years with an Oil & Gas Consultancy firm of international repute in the area of IT solutions in New Delhi. Post that, he turned entrepreneur in 1989 and spent the next 13 years in building an Outsourced Product Development (OPD) Services Company in Delhi. He not only created the organization from scratch but also expanded the Sales into the US and Europe and built necessary Delivery and Quality capabilities offshore. He monetized his startup in the year 2000. In 2002, Umesh joined Wipro as the Global Business Head for Distribution & Logistics BU, where he was responsible for Market Development, Global Sales, Offshore and Near Shore Delivery, Customer Satisfaction and Profitability. Later, as a Global Head for Travel & Transportation at Wipro he was responsible for providing business-driven IT and BPO solutions to its Customers. He was also instrumental in building Wipro’s Public Sector and Professional Services Businesses. At the time of leaving Wipro, he was running the TTH business of well over 150Mn, with over 1800 people working for marque names like FedEx, DHL, TNT, ANA, Delta, Royal Caribbean, TUI, IHG. Subsequent to Wipro, Umesh was the India CEO and MD of ansrsource India, a company in the Education Instruction and Assessment Content development space providing Higher Ed Content for McGraw Hill, Pearson, Cengage, University of Phoenix, Capella University, Georgia Tech, GMU and others Higher Ed institutions in the US and other parts of the world.