Dr. CK Sharma, fondly referred as CK by friends and in the industry, is based in the UAE and has business operations across Middle east, Asia and Africa. He spent 20 years in senior positions with market leading global consumer electronic brands like Philips, Voltas and Kelvinator before moving to Africa and subsequently to the Middle East. During this tenure, he gained significant understanding and expertise of International trading and set-up his own venture in 2014. He now runs a $240Mn turnover business and is on the board of an Edtech startup based in India. He relishes discussing technology and its impact on society in developed and developing markets, attends events across the globe and still makes time for mentoring some young folks. He is an MBA from FMS, University of Delhi and has a doctorate degree in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions. At IAN, he looks forward to providing guidance to entrepreneurs in making solid business foundations, effectively manage working capital, support market expansion in Middle East, West Africa and Poland. His sector of expertise include EdTech, Profitability management Consumer Electronics Sales and Manufacturing.