Bipin P. Kumar

CoFounder and Director
Gaia Smart Cities

Bipin is the CoFounder and Director at Gaia Smart Cities, a start up in the IoT space aimed at city scale solutions. Until recently he was with Reliance Jio where he oversaw new areas in the Enterprise Ecosystem and prior to that was responsible for its Products and Platforms. Earlier, Bipin has been part of 2 Mobile telecom related start-ups. He has provided solutions and worked in new products with several mobile related companies in India and with telcos in SE Asia


Bipin is also the Chairman of the Smart City Group for TEC, DOT (Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communication and IT, Government of India) and the Co-Chair for the IoT for Smart Cities Task Force. He is a member of the National Working Group on International Telecommunication Union (ITU)'s SG on Smart Sustainable Communities and a permanent member of the panel on Smart Infrastructure at BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards, Government of India).  He also leads the group on Smart Cities for Telecom Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI).


Academically, Bipin has a dual MBA from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service & School of Business and ESADE Business School and a MSc from University of Wales.