Prem Kumar is the DLT/blockchain lead under emerging technology strategy group in PwC India and helps customers in India and global markets to identify, create and capture emerging business values. He comes with startup, product engineering & professional service industry experience that brings in a holistic view on how business problems can be solved by the simplest of product ideas that can match market demands. Previously he has been leading the serverless/cloud-native initiatives where he has successfully delivered large & very large agile programs globally. Currently, DLT/Blockchain technology is where Prem spends most of his time in solving important problems for fortune 500 customers globally.
As a cross-industry expert, he spends most of his time in identifying emerging use cases in power & utilities, manufacturing, logistics, O&G, BFSI, E&M, pharma & health and automotive industries. Being a trusted advisor for customers in the aforementioned industries, he works with CXOs and last mile value delivery executives in enterprises to help articulate and visualise the actual business value of using DLT/blockchain based technologies.
He is passionate about solving problems around sustainability & quality lifestyle and thus conceptualized first of its kind solutions in areas around renewable energy, food safety, direct benefits to workforce that depends on agriculture and infrastructure & discipline challenges in complex supply chains. With more than 200+ business & design thinking workshops with global and domestic CXOs in the last two years, Prem has spearheaded and delivered large & medium sized blockchain engagements. Consortium governance and global ecosystem structuring is one of the areas Prem spends his time in helping clients set up sustainable industry consortiums.
Prem lives in Bangalore and loves to code and reads about evolutionary psychology as a hobby.