SANTA CLARA CONVENTION CENTER
MAY 4-5, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Imagination AI

ARUN M. KUMAR

Chairman and CEO, KPMG India

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Arun M. Kumar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India has experience spanning diverse sectors globally. Prior to this role, Kumar served as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service in the Obama Administration. Kumar served with KPMG LLP in the US for two decades in many leadership roles, during the last five years of which he was a member of its Board of Directors. Over the years, he has been a mentor and advisor to a number of new ventures in Silicon Valley and India. Prior to joining KPMG in the US, he was an entrepreneur and founder of three companies. He started his career in India, as a member of TAS, then known as the Tata Administrative Service. Kumar has been a member of advisory councils at Stanford University and the University of California, Santa Cruz. An early Charter Member of TiE Silicon Valley, he also served on its Board, apart from being on the Board of Directors of the U.S. India Business Council (USIBC). Today he serves as Chair of the India Advisory Council of the USIBC. He has also authored a book on poetry, Plain Truths (2010), and has also been a co-editor of the book Kerala’s Economy: Crouching Tiger, Sacred Cows (2007).