Mr. Suresh Sharma recently co-founded Open Range Capital Partners (ORCP), and is its Managing Partner. ORCP is in the business of “industrializing innovation”. We not only invest into pre-vetted digital startups but also into selected accelerators (i.e., into facilities and platforms that pre-vet and de-risk the startups for accelerated growth). It is like farming innovation.
A former GE executive, Suresh exemplifies a combination of business leadership, technology insights, and innovative entrepreneurial experiences. He did four startups himself – an executive-turned-entrepreneur. Earlier, since 2015, he is also a partner in a PE & M&A financial advisory firm (Arcis Capital).
Suresh is a published author. He is well-known for two business books: the latest being - “The 3rd American Dream” (2014) – focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, and an earlier “Global Outsourcing” (2005). Currently, he is co-authoring “Industrializing Innovation – The Next Revolution” – a business book by ‘Springer Nature’ to come out in early 2019.
Further, among other things, Suresh actively helps transform existing US university & smart city ecosystems into futuristic innovation hubs. He is an expert resource on state-of-the-art ‘innovation ecosystems’ and has been advising organizations in this regard globally.
Suresh holds a few graduate-level degrees in engineering and business management from India, UK and USA.
He currently lives in Atlanta GA, USA.