Professor Purushottam Kaushik is currently serving as a Senior Advisor with the Smart Cities and Infrastructure practice at McKinsey. He has been a Managing Director at Cisco responsible for the creation and management of a $2 Billion business in areas related to smart cities, IoT, public safety, surveillance and Digital India initiatives. He has also worked with Nortel, Alcatel Lucent and Larsen and Toubro in the past. He is a gold medallist from the Banaras Hindu University and Punjab University.