Abhijit Lele is a PhD from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. India. He has over 25 years of research and development experience spanning across multiple domains and Industries. Currently Abhijit is a principle consultant with Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd. His primary responsibility to provide innovate and provide solutions for connected electric vehicles. Prior to Robert Bosch he has been associated to Barracuda networks, Samsung, Motorola Research Labs and ST Microelectronics to name a few. His professional and research interest include Scalable platforms for IoT, Wireless networks, and enabling different business models using service layer orchestration with a platform concept. He has over 50 publications and 10 patents to his credit. As an entrepreneur, he has been instrumental in setting up Urjalinks technologies, an SID incubated startup at IISc. As an outcome of the Bosch – IISc collaboration. He has also been mentoring several startups in space of IoT for Agriculture, IoT for Fintech and Blockchain.