Martand leads the immersive technologies (AR/VR/Metaverse) for Lenovo in APAC. He is a globally recognized metaverse strategist, tech futurist, sought-after speaker with deep expertise working in metaverse-related fields. In his current role he enables large enterprises and organizations chalk out their metaverse strategies with immersive technologies (AR/VR/MR/AI). Martand focuses on value creation at the intersection of business and technology innovation.
Martand is a global technology leader with~20 years of extensive experience in emerging technologies and technology consulting, business development, partnerships across US, Europe and Asia, Martand brings with him vast expertise and extensive knowledge of working with customers in diverse industry verticals such as Manufacturing, Retail, Financial Services, Government, Research, Media and Telecommunications.
Prior to his current role, Martand led financial services vertical for Lenovo’s enterprise business in Asia Pacific and used to manage relationship with bulge bracket wall street and large European banks and financial institutions., helping them with their cloud, data centre technology strategies.
Prior to joining Lenovo, Martand has worked with several Fortune 500 companies in technology research and leading consulting firms. Having worked in the management consulting space, equips him with strategies for better customer experiences, efficient operations, and higher revenues.
Martand is a Bio-informatics engineer by background and has contributed significantly in the human genome project during his academic years. He is an MBA from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He also holds an advanced certification in Machine Learning from Stanford University.