Mr. Vinod Sood is Co-Founder and Managing Director at Hughes Systique Corporation (HSC), a Digital Engineering Services company. Vinod is also on Board of Setara Networks and OYO Financial & Technology Services. Prior to his current role, he was Head of Global Engineering and R&D at Hughes Software Systems (HSS). Before HSS, Vinod worked with C-DOT where he was part of the core team which designed India 1st Digital Switch. Vinod is a veteran of hi-tech industry, during his career span of 36 years he has built high performance teams at premier R&D organizations in India. Vinod has an exceptional track record of building profitable and sustainable institutions from conceptualization to maturity.
Mr. Sood is member of CII’s National AI forum and Co-Chair of CII Regional Committee on AI. He is on the Advisory Committees/Boards of several universities and institutes of higher education. Vinod mentors young entrepreneurs and is on the Advisory Boards of some of these startups. He is a TiE Charter member and is part of several CII, NASSCOM and TiE juries to identify emerging startups and innovative product companies. Mr Vinod Sood is a Distinguished Alumni awardee of PEC Chandigarh from where he graduated with a Gold Medal.