Rajiv Kumar

kumar.jpgRajiv Kumar
Senior Partner
Frost & Sullivan

Functional Expertise

22 years of research, strategy consulting, and business management experience including developing and implementing growth strategies across diverse business units. Worked on 120+ management consulting projects, specific expertise includes:

  • Analyzing emerging/disruptive technologies, innovations, and markets for commercialization and growth
  • Developing strategies and implementation plans for product development and outsourcing
  • Due diligence of companies, product ideas and new markets to support partnership and M&A activities

Industry Expertise

Vast experience in covering a broad range of sectors and in leveraging relationships with senior executives at technology start-ups, research institutes, government agencies, and Fortune 1000 companies. Prior experience in:

  • Test & Measurement Equipment and Services
  • Automatic Identification including Biometrics, Barcodes, RTLS, Smart Cards, and Security Systems
  • Energy, Clean, and Building Technologies
  • Specialty Chemicals, Performance Materials, and F&B Ingredients

What I bring to the Team

  • Strategic consulting experience in emerging markets, new technologies and innovation domains across several technology clusters, industries, and geographies
  • Proven leader in driving multiple global teams to growth and profitability
  • Strategic business acumen based on hands-on experience and superior organizational and planning skills

Career Highlights

Extensive expertise in market research and strategy consulting across several industries and continents:

  • Kennedy Hunter NV, Belgium - Tramping and Port Agency, Real Estate Development Services
  • Apple Industries, New Delhi, India - Software Education Services
  • Bharat Petroleum, Bangalore, India – Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Distribution
  • Living Media India Ltd., New Delhi, India – Print Media and Advertising Services


  • BBS, University of Delhi, India
  • MBA, UA, Belgium
  • Master of Management Research in Knowledge Management, UniSA, Australia
  • PhD. (candidate ) in Knowledge Management, UniSA, Australia

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