Gautam Singh, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Gautam is a co-founder of the firm and, in addition to his overall responsibilities, manages business development in Europe and Asia-Pacific. He has more than 20 years of management consulting, venture capital and industry experience in Europe and the US. Prior roles include Corven Partners in London, A.T Kearney in London, as well as short stints at Mitsubishi Motors in India and Cummins Engines in the US. Gautam has an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, India.
Omer Abdullah, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Omer is a co-founder of the firm and leads TSC’s business across The Americas. He also manages the firm’s Marketing activities globally. He has more than 20 years of management consulting, global corporate and industry experience across North America, Europe and Asia. Prior roles include A.T. Kearney (North America), Warner Lambert (USA) and The Perrier Group (Asia-Pacific). Omer has an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA and a BBA from the University of East Asia.
Sameer Walia, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Sameer is a co-founder of the firm and manages all operations for the company globally. He has 20 years of strategy consulting, securities trading, accounting and industry experience in India. Prior roles include Accenture's Strategy Consulting Practice and Brisk Securities. Sameer is a rank holder from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with an undergraduate Business degree from the University of Delhi.
The Smart Cube analysts are talented professionals with stellar work experience and top tier academic qualifications. Our recruiting process, stemming from our obsession with high quality, is rigorous and the selection criteria strict. We hire smart people, not just for their technical skills but also for the values that they have espoused in their academic and professional life. Analysts not only have a strong academic background but also demonstrate business acumen, teaming skills, excellent interpersonal skills and a strong desire to "do-what-it-takes" to deliver value to our clients. Indeed, it is this drive, determination and ability to deliver superior client value that distinguishes our people. Today, we are proud to have some of the finest people in the industry working with us.
Our team comprises analysts with the following academic background.