Sumit Goswami, MD, Novistra Capital
Sumit is an accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
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Sumit is an accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. An outstanding people manager, Sumit has a unique style of management which is entrepreneurial and is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. ‘Work hard and play hard’ is his motto and he applies it to all aspects of his life with complete passion.
In his current, Sumit as MD with Novistra Capital is leading the BPO and Media and Events sector for M&A and PE funding advisory across markets like India, US and UK. Novistra Capital is a US head quartered boutique investment bank with strong sector focus and cross border transaction expertise.
In his previous role as Group CEO with QX Limited, he conceptualized and initiated implementation of multiple digital transformation programs using advanced technologies like analytics, RPA, artificial Intelligence and design thinking. He led innovation management group and was responsible for institutionalizing innovation culture at QX. He has the unique ability to work well with people all the way from the boardroom to the field staff in the frontlines. He is hands-on in leading and coaching teams for both short-term impact and long-term sustainability of the performance transformation.
Sumit, during his stint with PE major Eli Global as VP and CEO, led business growth by continuously delivering value for its customers and empowering young leaders to drive excellence across functions.
Building and scaling businesses focused on simple, yet powerful technology products has been his dream, and this came to life at an AI and ML start-up KeyPoint Technologies. UK headquartered KeyPoint required transformational leadership, and he spent the better part of his time there scaling team capabilities, product, sales, marketing and innovation, whilst re-architecting the financials towards core revenue streams.
He has worked with some other market leaders like Nasdaq Listed, Nuance Communications Inc, Hutch, Reliance Infocomm and the Tata Group Companies.
His passion for technology and its life changing impact in emerging markets also fuels his participation in the start-up ecosystem in India in exciting areas such as healthcare, artificial intelligence, IOT, RPA and analytics with mid-size organisations, where he serves as a mentor, advisor and board member in a few.
He is a thought leader, an eloquent speaker at multiple forums and conferences & also shares his viewpoints using social media posts.
He is passionate about driving positive change by leveraging his 23 years of global experience and all-round expertise in
- Designing long term vision, strategy, structure & execution plan.
- Driving operational excellence initiatives.
- Institutionalizing collaborative and innovative culture.
- Developing digital transformation road map of the org.
- Mentorship and coaching to nurture entrepreneurs.
- Fund raising for start-ups.
A mechanical engineering graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. He is also a certified design thinking practitioner from IIM Ahmedabad and an executive coach (intern) with CFI.