Originally published in IAF India
A global tech entrepreneur, Karunjit Kumar Dhir, comes from a very humble family in India and grew up with a purpose to make a positive difference to the world and in the process create a story of his own for the younger generations to get inspiration from. He is a thought leader and a respectable name in the industry who is highly regarded for his passion for nurturing young leaders, towards a high-flying career a higher happiness quotient for a fulfilling life.
His dream to help build happy careers and transform the Future of Work, led him to build SCIKEY – a global Marketplace Network for Talent Technology solutions. He was invited in 2018 by the board of SRKAY, the private equity arm of multi-billion-dollar SRK Exports; as a Co-Founder to define the business strategy lead the global business for SCIKEY, that has been awarded by the CIO Review India as one of the most promising tech start-ups of 2020. With a vision to scale SCIKEY from India to global markets, he has taken SCIKEY to the USA, UK, Finland, Malaysia Singapore; with plans for further expansion to other global markets.
A trusted advisor for his clients, he has spent more than 15 years in the technology consulting space, helping fortune 500 customers across industries geographies. He is an established business leader with proven experience in building and growing stellar teams and multi-million dollar businesses from scratch in various global markets, with customers across India, Asia the US. He enjoys building great teams businesses ground-up.
A thought leader, he has a panache for writing has authored many thought-provoking articles around technology, the future of jobs work, employer branding trust, positive mindset, human psychology more, for multiple leading publications. When he is not chasing the business goals, you could find him blogging, reading about new-age start-ups and impact investments, or spending time with his family.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications where he was an awarded merit scholar for all the academic sessions and is a Post-Graduate in Planning Entrepreneurship Management. He has been featured in 70 Rising Personalities on LinkedIn in Malaysia by Marketing in Asia(MIA) and has various other professional achievements spanning his career, including CEO’s Award, Allegiance Award, Outstanding Contribution to the Organisation, and many more accolades for his accomplishments.
He has been awarded the prestigious Indian Achievers’ Award 2020 for Business Leadership in Recognition of Outstanding Professional Achievement and Contribution in Nation Building. He is also a member of the Seed Early-Stage Investments committee at SRKAY and plays his role in helping nurturing the portfolio ventures.