A visionary entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in the telecom environment, Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Kirusa. Under his leadership, Kirusa has invented innovative and transformative mobile technologies, including multimodal user interfaces, Voice SMS, InstaVoice, and ReachMe; partnered with leading network carriers, and delivered mobile services around the world. These services are used by over 100 million users every month, and have made a substantial impact on the telecom ecosystems of emerging markets of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Prior to Kirusa, Dr. Mumick co-founded Savera Systems, Murray Hill, NJ, where he was the CEO and CTO. During his tenure, Savera successfully developed its sales and marketing strategies and became an innovator in web-based billing; and designed billing software for transactions between IP and telecom carriers. Before Savera, Dr. Mumick was a Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, where he pioneered the Sunrise Research Project that led to numerous billing initiatives.
Dr. Mumick is the author of thirty-two issued patents, ten patent-pending applications and 40 technical papers in leading journals and conferences.
Dr. Mumick has been named amongst the ‘Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business 2017’ by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC). He was also a finalist in the Ernst and Young, CEO of the Year Awards, 2014. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world and has spoken at events like IEEE WCNC, ACG, NJTC Internet of Things, Stanford Alumni Startups NY, ITU Telecom World, and AfricaCom. He has been covered in media articles by magazines like Forbes, IT Web Africa, IT News Africa, and European Communications.
Dr. Mumick received a B. Tech in Computer Science and Engg from IIT Delhi, where he was awarded the President of India Gold Medal and a Ph.D in Computer Science from Stanford University. He further completed Mini MBAs in Finance and General Management from the AT&T School of Business and Wharton Business School, and an Executive MBA for Growing Companies from Stanford University.