Rahul Savdekar, is a Global Business Leader, with over 20 years of success in Government solutions around eGov, Public Safety, Citizen Services leveraging Cloud & IoT - both as a technology advisor and System Integrator. As an Asia Government Industry Lead for Microsoft Corporation, Rahul drives the Government Industry Digital Transformation Solutions around eGOV, Tax & Revenue, Social Programs, Urban Mobility & City Next(Smart Cities) for Microsoft Asia (APAC, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, GCR, India, Sri lanka & Bangladesh). He works closely with the Government ecosystem to help drive technology adoption through Innovative Industry solutions. Prior to the current role, he was the “CityNext Leader” for Microsoft India, CityNext being Microsoft’s Award Winning Smart Cities Program. Rahul has featured in “50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders” 2017 & 2018 global listing published by World CSR Forum. Rahul is a Subject Matter Expert on Government Industry Solutions & Smart Cities and is frequently invited to speak at Industry Forums globally. Rahul is passionate about innovative technology solutions for better impacting Government services & citizen experience. He simplifies Digital Transformation for Governments, balancing technology solutions around Cloud, Big Data, IoT & Analytics with business priorities and expected outcomes. Rahul holds an MBA in Marketing and has Certifications from Wharton, INSEAD & London Business School.