CIO Symposium Contributor



Sudhir Desai

Symposium Roles

CIO Award Team Member 2013, 2014, 2015
Speaker/Panel Team Member 2013
CIO Award Judge 2013


Sudhir Desai is a senior professional with over 20 years experience in High Technology and related Professional Services businesses. He is Principal and Founder of Living Enterprise, Inc., an innovation services company, focused on driving growth and performance improvement through business, value and developing sustained innovation capability. Sudhir has helped established and emerging corporations grow through new ventures and revenue streams in national and global markets. His expertise is in the areas of New Ventures, Business Model and Value Innovation, the effective use of technology/IT, Business Transformation and Professional Services Business Management. He has been responsible for establishing and growing Management Consulting, Educational Services and Knowledge Management Practices in various Fortune 500 companies, such as HP, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation. Sudhir has managed international technology transfer and collaboration agreements with companies in Switzerland, Germany and the US and has managed Industrial Control Systems Design and Development groups. Sudhir holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering, a Master’s in Business Administration, and a MS in Studies of the Future. He has extensive international experience having worked in Asia, Europe and the US. He is 2013-14 co-chair of the Awards Committee for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium and 2013 Social Business Panel Captain. Sudhir also consults with the CCT in Boston as a volunteer. He will shortly be hosting the Boston Future Salon, a monthly discussion group for people interested in the future developments in Science, Technology, Business and Society.