Innovator. Thinker. Writer. Sumit is an impassioned technologist who started exploring Internet technologies and treading the world of startups after the rise of Hotmail in the mid-90’s. Pursuing Communication Networks and Cyber Security he went on to become one of the youngest CCIE’s in the world.
After moving to New York in 2005, for the next 10+ years he designed and built global telecommunication networks and data-centers for some of the largest enterprises and service providers; including leading the architecture and engineering for a $1.2B M&A project. In 2009, he filed for a patent that encompasses proximity based social networking and data communications based on users geo-location from other people and businesses. After having found success in running his own data communications consulting firm, Sumit, in 2014, started work on a decentralized user-first data ownership and privacy platform, Main, while maintaining a sharp focus on UI, UX, branding and product design.
Sumit is also a motorsport enthusiast and can be found racing around a racetrack on a free Sunday. House music, traveling to explore other cultures and metaphysics are always on top of his mind. Presently his prime focus is Main and attaining his PPL this year.