Thinkers360
Interested in getting your own thought leader profile? Get Started Today.

Vinay Solanki

GM & Head of Digital Solutions at Napino

Delhi NCR, India

Vinay has 16+ years of experience across business development, strategy, partner management, sales and technology development within domains such as Digital Transformation, IoT, Wi-Fi, Fintech and Trade booking with exposure to variety of industries such as technology (Lenovo as Head of IoT for APAC), telecom (Aeris as Global Director Market Strategy & Bharti Airtel as Business Lead IoT & Wi-Fi) and Investment Banking (Goldman Sachs as VP Technology).

Vinay engages with multiple universities and institutes such as IIM-A, IIT-D, FMS, UpGrad, TapChief, Imarticus, Spactre, etc. He is on the board of studies of Bennett & Ansal University. Vinay act as mentor/advisor for startups on investment, valuation, consulting, and business development.

He holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and MS in CS from SUNY Binghamton USA. He is the founder of the world’s 3rd largest community IoT-NCR with 7800+ members, recognized as global top 20 thought leader in IoT, AR/VR and Analytics and most viewed author on Quora. He is a TEDx speaker and member of NASSCOM, DoT TEC and other industry bodies.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Delhi, India
Speaking Topics: IoT, Youth Motivation and Digital Transformation

Vinay SolankiPoints
Academic10
Author15
Influencer6
Speaker26
Entrepreneur0
Total57

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Management
Theatre: Global

Areas of Expertise

AI 31.33
Analytics 31.02
AR/VR 30.44
Blockchain
Business Strategy
Cloud 30.15
Culture
Customer Experience
Digital Disruption 30.05
Digital Transformation 30.78
Ecosystems
Emerging Technology 30.38
Future of Work
Innovation 30.53
IoT 38.10
Leadership 30.09
Management 30.61
Marketing 30.52
Mobility
Open Innovation 30.69
Sales
Startups

Industry Experience

Automotive
Consumer Products
Financial Services & Banking
Higher Education & Research
Manufacturing
Professional Services
Telecommunications

Please signin or signup to view publication section.

Publications

1 Academic Whitepaper
IoT Business Models - Smart Aggregators
IIM Ahmedabad
March 02, 2015
Whitepaper published as part of individual research project at IIM Ahmedabad, India. Paper covers concepts of IoT, its applications and also a recommended business model of smart aggregators and their role in the IoT ecosystem

See publication

Tags: IoT, Management, Marketing

9 Article/Blogs
Top 10 takeaways from Every Org Needs a AR Strategy
Blogspot
January 30, 2018
HBR published a post on why augmented reality will be key driver for many organization as a technology and as enabler. Derived and published top 10 take away from this post.

See publication

Tags: AR/VR, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation

Internet of Things for India: Story of Raju
YourStory Media
January 09, 2018
Story of a common man in India, Raju and how he progresses from an unconnected to becoming smart and connected Raju by leveraging his skills in technology and building solution in IoT and leveraging them for his day to day activities

See publication

Tags: Analytics, AR/VR, IoT

IoT: Designing Smart Villages
NASSCOM
July 25, 2017
Applications of connected technologies in the farming, agriculture, village household and other relevant interactions in a village setting describing some real use cases around IoT for smart villages.

See publication

Tags: IoT

IoT: Sensors and Sensing
IoT Central
July 18, 2017
Sensors and actuators play a crucial role in IoT solution and forms the core enabler of capturing information and there by valuable data from the device. This articles talks about the role of sensors and sensing information.

See publication

Tags: IoT

Fog Computing - Making a smarter edge
LinkedIn
January 21, 2017
Fog computing is a concept where you built intelligence and processing power at the edge, which means not everything captured at the device level or at the edge need to be sent back to the cloud.

See publication

Tags: Analytics, Cloud, IoT

IoT for Healthcare and Medical
LinkedIn
December 26, 2016
Applications of IoT in health care and medicine segment

See publication

Tags: Health and Safety, Healthtech, IoT

Internet of Things: Sensors and Sensing
LinkedIn
November 27, 2016
Highlight the role of sensors and actuators and hence sensing information as part of the end to end IoT solution with coverage of various sensor types.

See publication

Tags: IoT

IoT for Managing Road Accidents in India
LinkedIn
March 02, 2016
Explore various solutions which can be built using IoT and combined with other technologies to prevent road accidents. India has the highest road accident rate, almost every 1 min there is an accident in India and IoT can greatly help to solve some of the problems to either minimize or prevent accidents and damage due to accidents such as smart helmet.

See publication

Tags: Analytics, Health and Safety, IoT

Explaining IoT to a LayMan: Machines are like Child
Qrius
January 12, 2016
Explaining Internet of Things to a layman with simple examples drawn from the interactions of a child with his/her surroundings. Machines are like a child who need capabilities like sensors to communicate about themselves.

See publication

Tags: IoT

1 Journal Publication
Smart Places: A Consulting Perspective
Tattava Magazine, IIM Ahmedabad
January 13, 2016
A consulting perspective on smart buildings, which discusses various use cases possible in smart building and smart places.

See publication

Tags: Innovation, IoT

1 Keynote
Faculty Development Program on IoT at Lovely Professional University
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
August 04, 2018
Conducted both as a keynote speaker on IoT Fundamentals for a faculty batch of size 40 and students and then ran a faculty development program to evaluate various IoT projects implemented by faculty and students.

See publication

Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, IoT

2 Media Interviews
Journey from MBA student to Digital Mojo
CaJobPortal
April 28, 2020
How I find my digital mojo and my calling in IoT and Digital Transformation and how I became a risk taker.

See publication

Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Risk Management

IoT for Rural Sector
TV GME
March 29, 2018
Discussed how IoT is playing a critical role not just in urban areas but in rural sector as well.

See publication

Tags: Emerging Technology, IoT, Open Innovation

1 Panel
Smart Transportation and Asset Tracking using IoT
Internet and Mobile Association of India
July 25, 2018
Participated in a panel discussion on smart public transportation and mobile asset tracking solutions for India using IoT, touching upon the market size, government policies, startups and solutions.

See publication

Tags: AI, Innovation, IoT

4 Speaking Engagements
IoT Fundamentals and relevance for MBA graduates
Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi,India
July 31, 2018
Conducted a program catering to students on FMS Delhi covering the fundamentals of IoT, applications of IoT along with a demonstration of soil moisture monitoring solution.

See publication

Tags: AI, Innovation, IoT

Intel Dev Fest: Impact of IoT is Ubiquitious
INTEL
June 20, 2018
Internet of Things is creating a lasting impact as you explore use cases both current and future. Throughout your waking day and into the night, the IoT is adding value at work, in the home, across your community and beyond. Products, services and processes are continuously being optimized through a world of connected technologies

See publication

Tags: IoT

TSEC Summit at BMU - IoT for Engineering Students
BML University
April 07, 2018
Spoke about what is IoT, how is it relevant for India and what kind of preparation engineering students need to build a career in IoT and AI

See publication

Tags: IoT

IoT India Expo 2018 - IoT for Mobility Sector
Exhibitions India Group
March 08, 2018
Speaker on applications of connected technology including IoT and AI in mobility segment such as for transportation, logistics, supply chain and asset tracking

See publication

Tags: AI, Innovation, IoT

1 Webinar
IoT Fundamentals and IoT for India
IoT-NCR
March 22, 2020
Describing and explaining fundamentals and basics of IoT and its applications in reference to how India and its businesses can adopt IoT

See publication

Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, IoT

2 Whitepapers
Airtel: Taking a closer look at IoT Ecosystem
Capacity Media
December 08, 2016
Looking at IoT ecosystem and role of telecom player in the IoT market both as service provider, network enabler and also IoT solutions provider. This is second article in series of IoT for Telecom Industry

See publication

Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, IoT

Opportunities for Telco in IoT
Capacity Media
November 22, 2016
Paper talks about opportunities available in the connected solutions market for players such as Airtel in India. Airtel is India's largest telecom player and have characteristics similar to other large incumbent telecom players worldwide.

See publication

Tags: IoT

Blog

Opportunities

1 Keynote
IoT or Digital Solutions

Location: New Delhi    Date Available: December 20th, 2020    Fees: 100

Submission Date: November 29th, 2020    Service Type: Service Offered

With the exposure and experience in technology industry with focus on #IoT and #AI domain under Digital Solutions umbrella and I have spoken at both national (India) and international conferences/events (Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain) covering various topics across strategy, technology, use cases, etc.

Respond to this opportunity

Contact Vinay Solanki

Media Kit

Share Profile

Contact Info

  Profile

Vinay Solanki


Latest Tweets