Sushant Kumar


Senior Manager

Sushant works on responsible tech investments in India. He is focused on advancing the understanding of power, effects, and accountability of tech platforms; disinformation and dangerous speech on encrypted messaging services; alternative business models that monetize data while enhancing user safety; and new data paradigms and models for the 21st century. Activities include investing in research, advocacy, and communication campaigns across both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, with an emphasis on experimenting with new approaches for impact.

Previously, Sushant was part of the intellectual capital team, helping to define Omidyar Network’s strategy, research, impact, and learning agendas, with a focus on India. 

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Sushant was a principal at Accenture Strategy, where he led major initiatives across consumer goods and technology industries. In this role, he advised clients in Europe, Africa, and India growth strategy, operating model transformations, and international expansion. Before Accenture, Sushant worked as a strategist with the GSM Association, and Capgemini, driving thought leadership across policy, consumer technology, and digital media sectors.  

Sushant earned his MBA from the London Business School and received a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.

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