(Col) Dr. A Sreenath
Chief of IIITB Innovation Centre
Colonel A Shreenath (retd) heads the Innovation Centre at IIIT Bangalore, India. He served in the Indian Army for 31 years. He was commissioned into the Corps of Signals in the Indian Army (June 1990 seniority) and has headed the Centre of Excellence for Tactical Communications apart from Commanding a Signal Regiment in the Desert Sector at the Western Borders. He has planned and engineered state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure in forward areas in High Altitude, Deserts and for Counter-insurgency operations in J&K and the North-East, in addition to modernization of communication infrastructure in the hinterland. He has been an Instructor Class-A at the Military College of Telecommunication Engg, Mhow. Shreenath was also a Director at All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi where he was actively involved in policy-making for adapting the current Higher education system to align with the NEP 2020 guidelines. He holds a Ph.D (Technology Management) from CMR University, Bangalore, an M.Tech (Telecommunication Systems Engg) from IIT-Kharagpur and B.E. (Electronics & Communication Engg) from Madurai Kamaraj University.