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Sachin Suri is a serial entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience in areas of corporate strategy and risk management with fortune 500 companies in USA, Europe and India in the finance, commodities and defense sectors.
Sachin developed the CropData concept and the overall strategy with the vision to transform the lives of marginal and small farmers of India, through ethical procurement and sustainable/ climate-resilient agriculture production.
Sachin has been a strategic advisor to central and state government departments in India, helping with policies on large social impact issues. Amongst them are CII’s ITES committee and G20/B20’s action councils for Digital Transformation and African Economic Integration etc. He also co-founded InstaSol Group, USA, 18 years ago, a company specializing in advanced defense technologies and is a market leader in India, in its domain.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Sachin was a corporate strategist with Ernst & Young, New York, and spent a few years as a risk management analyst for fortune 500 companies, while working with Ernst & Young, JP Morgan Chase, and Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Sachin is an accomplished inventor, awarded with several USPTO patents on breakthrough technologies, having an MBA in finance from City University of New York and BE in Chemical from Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad.
CropData has launched an agri-commodities e-marketplace in a joint venture with Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) of the Dubai Government. CropData platform will allow millions of Indian farmers to connect directly with the industry (food processing companies, traders, exports, etc.), which will digitally disintermediate the supply chain enhancing income for the farmers, while solving for food security in the middle east region. It’s a blockchain-based ecosystem that provides various essential support services for the marketplace to function, such as logistics, packaging, warehousing, finance, insurance etc.
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