Rahul Savdekar

Rahul Savdekar
Director, Government Industry Solutions, Microsoft Corporation Asia
Session II : ICT Convergence-based Smart City

Rahul Savdekar an accomplished Global Business Leader, with over 21 years of experience in Government solutions, both as a technology advisor and System Integrator.
He is the Director - Government Industry Solutions at Microsoft Corporation for ASIA, leading National Civilian and Local & Regional Government Industry Digital Transformation solutions across APAC, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, GCR, India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh focused on Cloud, AI and IoT
Rahul is also the Smart Cities Lead (Microsoft ’s Smart Cities Program) for Microsoft Asia, and has helped many cities/ Governments to build and deliver Smart Solutions around Connected Government, Tax & Revenue, Social Programs, Public Safety, Urban Mobility.
Rahul has featured in “50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders” 2017 & 2018 global listing published by World CSR Forum. He is a Thought Leader and a Subject Matter Expert on Technology for Government and is frequently sought to speak at Industry Forums globally.
Rahul is passionate about innovative technology solutions for enhancing Government services & citizen experience. He simplifies Digital Transformation for Governments, balancing technology solutions around Cloud, AI, Big Data, IoT & Analytics with business priorities and expected outcomes.
Rahul holds an MBA in Marketing and has Certifications from Wharton, INSEAD, Kelloggs & London Business School.