Inderpal Singh Mumick
Founder and CEO，Kirusa
A serial entrepreneur of Indian origin, with over two decades of working in the telecom environment, Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder and CEO of Kirusa, a leading provider of telecom and social media solutions in the emerging markets of Africa and Latin America. Previously Dr. Mumick had co-founded Savera Systems, Murray Hill, NJ, where he was the CEO and CTO. During his tenure, the company successfully developed its sales and marketing strategies and became an innovator in web-based billing and designed billing software for transactions between IP and telecom carriers. The Sunrise research Project at AT & T Bell Labs, which led to numerous billing initiatives, was pioneered by him.
Over the years, he has partnered with a host of network carriers and delivered some of the most ingenious mobile services that have effectively penetrated the telecom ecosystems of relevant markets. Kirusaâ€™s clients include Airtel, Vodafone, Tata Docomo, Idea Cellular, TNM, Etisalat, MTN, Vivo, Econet, Glo, Orange, etc.
Dr. Mumick has eighteen issued patents, over ten patent pending applications, and more than 40 technical papers in leading journals and conferences to his credit. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world, and has been part of events like ACG, NJTC Internet of Things, Stanford Alumni Startups NY, ITU Telecom World, AfricaCom, etc. There has been significant coverage on Dr. Mumick in media articles by magazines like Forbes, ITWeb Africa, ITNews Africa, European Communications, Silicon India and The Hindustan Times. He was a finalist in the Ernst and Young, CEO of the year Awards, 2014.
Dr. Mumick received a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engg from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India in 1986, where he was awarded the President’s Gold Medal, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1991. He further completed Mini MBAs in Finance and General Management from the AT&T School of Business in 1996 and 1998, and an Executive MBA for Growing Companies from Stanford University in 2000. Dr. Mumick is listed in various Marquis Who’s Who publications.