Sushant leads the strategy & impact function and sustainable living investments at Omidyar Network India.
Sushant has held multiple leadership roles across impact investing, strategy consulting and philanthropy, focusing on issues ranging across business excellence, impact management, responsible technology, AI, and data.
Sushant joined Omidyar Network in September 2017 to help define the organization’s strategy, impact, and learning agendas. Sushant has also worked on the Responsible Tech Initiative, with the US-based, social change venture of The Omidyar Group. He conceptualised and led Omidyar Network’s philanthropic funding in building a new data paradigm. As part of this effort, Sushant developed a portfolio comprising of top global intellectuals and rallied leading Universities and institutions who contribute with their ideas to the data economy, AI and data stewardship progress.
Sushant is a Board member of Meridia, advisor to the Indian Urban Data Exchange (IUDX), member of the Aspen Council for Fair Data Future and has been a member of multiple WEF councils on responsible tech and data. Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Sushant was a principal at Accenture Strategy, where he led consumer goods, retail and telco strategy consulting projects across India, SE Asia and the UK at different times.
Sushant earned his MBA from the London Business School and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.