Dr Somdutta Singh
Founder/CEO, Assiduus Global
Dr Somdutta Singh is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, best-selling author and philanthropist. Assiduus Global is her 3rd venture, with her previous ventures having been successfully acquired. In 2021, she has been bestowed with the coveted Times 40 Under 40 honour and in 2020, Dr Som was bestowed with the coveted Indian Achievers’ Award and featured amongst Fortune India’s 50 most powerful business women. She is a member of the highly distinguished Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Young Presidents’ Organization. She has served as the youngest and only elected woman Vice-Chairperson of NASSCOM Product Council and has been the first woman of Indian origin on the Board of Philip Kotler’s Kotler Impact. She has helped the Government of India build the visionary Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) by NITI Aayog and has authored two best-sellers – Decoding Digital: Unlocking Digital Barriers and Stories from New India: Policies, Hope and Change.
Dr Som has been bestowed with several prestigious awards that include the Impact Entrepreneur Award for Social Innovation by IEEE & UN Women, London, the 2019 Mentor of the Year by the Government of India, the 2017 Digital Leadership Award for Social Innovation by Times of India and the 2017 Women Leadership Award by Economic Times.