Seasoned entrepreneur, executive, and author having held key positions at SunPower, Apple, Panasonic, Sanmina, Mahindra GenZe in Business Development, Global Operations, Supply-chain and Customer Management. He has enabled $100+ million revenue and business growth for electric vehicles/automotive (EV), solar technology (PV) segments at GenZe and SunPower. C-level global connectivity and experience in over 25+ countries in emerging markets and high-growth segments. Gurmeet has his executive education from – GSB Stanford, MS engineering from SJSU, BE in mechanical engineering. He is the recipient of the US Department of Commerce award and Apple quality award. Gurmeet has authored three well-known business books on entrepreneurship, automotive business systems and quality.
Nitin Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Business at the School of Information Systems and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Texas Tech University. He has published in reputed journals like the MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and Electronic Markets. He has also presented his research in a number of national and international conferences such as ICIS, HICSS, and AMCIS. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems, IEEE, and ANSI National Committee on Education. Nitin has won several teaching awards and is on the editorial board of IEEE standards Education Magazine. Nitin’s research includes organizational and governance issues, intellectual property issues, transactional issues, and economic issues involved in standardization in the area of standards and standardization and Web 2.0 technologies.