A Missionpreneur

Throughout his life, Dr. De has been crafting Core Technologies spanning from Mobile Devices to Radar Systems. Currently, he is building and driving solutions in the intersection space of AI-IoT-Big Data.

Dr. Alok is a Missionpreneur with a dream to make India an R&D Hub. In Samsung, he blends ‘inhouse innovation’ with ‘open innovation’ from universities and startups. He inspires young engineers to create products, solutions and services for a ‘better’ Connected World.

Imbibing principles of Deep Technology, Consumer Experience and Social Inclusion, Dr. De is a staunch believer of “Tech on SciArt, Tech of Value, and Tech for All.”

“Be Hard on Goals but Soft on Soul.”

– Dr. De’s Leadership Mantra

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life — think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brains, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone.” – Swami Vivekananda

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Dr. Aloknath De is a corporate vice president of Samsung Electronics and chief technology officer of Samsung R&D Institute India in Bangalore where he is responsible for Samsung’s IoT Data Platform and Advanced Service.
Dr. De is considered one of the “Most Influential CIO/CTOs of India.” He is a recipient of the Alexander Graham Bell Prize in Canada. He has also received IETE Memorial Awards for distinguished contributions in Electronics and Communications, IDC Insights Award for Innovation in Telecom, and the Zinnov Intrapreneur of the Year award. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Fellow of IE, IETE, and Indian National Academy of Engg (INAE).
Dr. De promotes science and technology linkage through IP creation, startup collaboration, and innovative solutions. In addition to more than 30 years of industrial and research experience, including BEL, Nortel (Montreal), Hughes and with ST-Ericsson where he was country director, he served as a visiting professor with IIT-Roorkee and IIT-Delhi from 2005 to 2011.
Dr. De holds a B.Tech. from IIT, Kharagpur, an M.E. from IISc, Bangalore, and a Ph.D. from McGill University, Montreal.

Brief Biography




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List of Dr. De’s Accolades [coming soon]


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