Dr Somdutta Singh

Dr Somdutta Singh is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor operating her third venture,
Assiduus Global Inc., a leading cross-border, cross-marketplace E-commerce accelerator
generating $300 million in GMV. Dr Som has had two highly successful multi-million dollar
exits before she founded Assiduus Global.
An MIT alumna, Dr Som has been conferred the prestigious Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
Award by IAF in association with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
She has also been bestowed with the coveted Times 40 Under 40 honour. She has served as the
youngest and only 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 facilitated
the Government of India to form the visionary Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) by
NITI Aayog.
Dr Som has been presented with Impact Entrepreneur Award for Social Innovation, presented
by IEEE in association with UN Women and Amity University, London. She has also been
bestowed with the 2017 Digital Leadership Award for Social Innovation by Times of India and
the 2017 Women Leadership Award by Economic Times.
Dr Som’s not-for-profit organisation that invests in the youth and empowers them with skills
to thrive in a technologically driven era. She works closely with Ramakrishna Mission to impart
digital marketing knowledge to their students and prepare them for the ever-evolving
She has authored the best-selling books – Decoding Digital: Unlocking Digital Barriers and
Stories from New India: Policies, Hope And Change. She is at present writing her third book.
She is a Global Mentor at Google Launchpad and a Mentor of Change at Atal Innovation
Mission (AIM), Govt of India.