Puneet plays a key role at MSC in business development, project delivery, developing thought leadership, enhancing knowledge assets, skill-building, and leadership development. He manages several client, donor, and stakeholder relationships in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific. He has extensive experience working across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and the Pacific, managing large teams and assignments. Over the past few years, he has worked on digital financial services, alternate channels, and products along with a cross-section of MNOs, banks, NBFCs, financial institutions, regulators, government organizations, agent aggregators, merchant establishments, IT and FinTech companies, technology providers, device manufacturers, industry bodies, and other stakeholders.
Prior to MSC, Puneet worked for Accenture Consulting as the industry leader for the telecommunication, media, and technology group. He was responsible for setting up this business vertical in South-Asia and growing the consulting practice to a USD-10-million-plus a year business. He has also worked with IBM Business Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and the Tata group. Puneet holds a Master of Management and is a gold medalist from the School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India.
Puneet regularly writes guest columns for business newspapers and magazines (Reuters, The Economic Times, The Business Standard, Mint, The Hindu Business Line, and Voice and Data Magazine, among others) and is a frequent speaker at national and international events and conferences.