Roop Singh is founder and principal at Intuit Factory, a Blockchain business strategy consulting firm. He’s also a co-founder of a stealth product startup in the Blockchain identity space. Roop gave a TEDx talk in March 2019 on “Who owns your digital identity?” Blockchain – unlocking the emerging identity revolution.
As a public speaker, Roop helps audiences understand the potential, impacts, pitfalls, and risks, guiding the evolution of business and society into a Blockchain driven world. As a trainer and a coach, Roop designs and delivers seminars, workshops, and trainings for Fortune 100 and Global 2000 clients. He has also featured as a guest speaker and invited panelist at Harvard University, Emory University, and others.
Prior to delving into the Blockchain space, Roop was a business transformation leader with 14 years of experience driving change at the intersection of business and technology. As a techno-strategist, his expertise includes business process transformation, business architecture, customer experience management, and aligning strategy and operational process excellence. His professional experience spans leading corporations like IHG, AT&T, Home Depot, SecureWorks, Cox Enterprises as well as multilateral UN programs, non-profits, and startups.
Roop was elected to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce in 2008-2010 and also served as co-chair of its Trade committee. He was also invited to join the Executive Team of TiE Atlanta, the Top 5 chapter of a global entrepreneur development network, and was instrumental in establishing and leading its TMT (Telecom, Media and Technologies) Special Interest Group. He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Process Excellence Network (PEX), a community of process professionals and business leaders promoting process and operational excellence in the industry.
Roop is a Certified Process Professional (CPP)- Master with the BP Group, focusing on Outside-In Customer Experience Management. He has an Advanced Business Certificate in Business Process Management from the Objects Management Group. He also holds a certificate from Harvard’s HBX program.
Roop has a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Mysore University, India. He received a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University. He has served as an adjunct in their top-ranked Computer Information Systems program. His research interests integrate Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, and Ontology Management and Semantics. He has published in industry journals and regularly presents at conferences.
As co-founder and COO of Prinsta, Munir Tawfique is working on bringing cutting-edge tech to market in the electronics industry. Along with co-founder and Georgia Tech alumnus Yasser Boumenir, Prinsta is building autonomous circuit board printers that bring the capability to prototype circuit boards in- house, significantly reducing product development cycles for hardware companies.
Tailwinds stemming from innovation in emerging technologies such as AI, autonomous vehicles (cars and trucks), 5G and other wireless tech, and additive manufacturing are driving demand for electronics. To meet this ever-increasing demand, Prinsta is working on the final piece – autonomous, on-demand manufacturing for circuit boards.
Prior to Prinsta, Munir was a management consultant at Booz, now Strategy&. He advised clients in the food and restaurant, consumer products, and retail industries on driving profitable growth through focused innovation and improved supply chain efficiency. Munir also worked on the turnaround at global consumer products company Newell Brands in Atlanta where he was responsible for driving cost reduction in the supply chain and rationalizing product portfolios.
As an avid soccer player, Munir used to play soccer in the Sons of Pitches league and looked forward every week to Friday pickup at the CRC at Georgia Tech. As a newly minted New Yorker, he spends his spare team exploring the city and meeting with other hardware and blockchain entrepreneurs.
Josiah Mihok is an operations management consultant at Qoins Technologies who helps tech startups and small businesses strategically scale their operations in order to run faster and smoother as they grow by unlocking their organizational potential.