on Digital Earth (ISDE 11)
Sanjay Kumar

Sanjay Kumar

Founder, Secretary General and CEO of the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC)


Mr. Sanjay Kumar is the CEOA of Geospatial Media and Communications, a geospatial media and market intelligence company.  Mr. Kumar co-founded GIS Development Private Limited (now Geospatial Media and Communications) in 1999. 
Mr. Kumar has also been associated with many geospatial professional societies. He founded the Association of Geospatial Industries of India and served as its President from 2016-2018. He is a member of the National Task Force on Evolving Geospatial Strategy, Government of India. He also serves as Board Member and Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Council of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Board Member of Radiant Earth Foundation. He has been associated with the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UNGGIM) since its inception.  
Mr. Kumar co-founded the World Geospatial Industry Council in partnership with an initial 21 companies originating from five continents. 
Mr. Kumar received a Masters in Political Science from the University of Delhi, and a M.Phil in International Studies from the University of Delhi.