Profile


Personal Message:

  • Be a Leader of Tomorrow – Today!!
  • Think – Create – Innovate
  • Life is Short – Make it Sweet
  • Maintain Focus
  • What Comes Around goes Around
  • Be Professional – Work Hard–Work Smart
  • Feel Empowered

Professional Expertise:

  • Technology Strategy & Visionary
  • Mobile Software Platforms
  • Mobile Applications & Solutions
  • Emerging & Future Technologies
  • Technology Management
  • Software Roadmaps
  • Respected Speaker in Conferences

Leadership, Enthusiasm, Innovation, Vision and a recognized ability to execute are characters that have marked the successful Professional Experience of Ashok.

Ashok has over 25+ years of senior technology management experience in high-tech companies like Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, Ericsson and Compaq (HP). Ashok has worked for start-ups, and is a serial entrepreneur in technology/services start-ups. Highly analytical and an industry visionary, Ashok is a sought after global high-tech industry thought leader and trusted strategic advisor by companies. Ashok serves on the board of directors/advisors of some technology start-ups.

Ashok currently is CEO of UnfoldLabs, an innovative & strategic product development company in mobile & cloud platform technologies. Ashok has expertise in driving customer insights into thriving businesses and commercializing products for scale. Ashok is an expert in Innovation/Ideation of next generation products & services (Mobile/Web/SaaS/PaaS/Cloud), recommending strategies to address technology & market trends as well as strategic alliances. He is a respected speaker at international tradeshows and conferences on technology. He authors technology and visionary articles for magazines around the world.

He is an expert on software platform technologies, product creation and is also responsible for road mapping and architecting features, value added content, services & solutions for platforms/futuristic mobile devices.

Ashok has skills blended in technology, business, engineering and management, and he is very effective in "Technology Management", in addition to understanding and deploying the technology trends to suit business needs. Ashok has been involved in technology planning and driving of new strategic initiatives in multiple organisations. He is uniquely equipped with blended knowledge needed to lead companies to create company strategies and achieving their vision. He has many years of experience in International markets and travels around the globe.

The unique combination of technical prowess, business acumen and a humane approach has earned him laurels and accolades in all relationships and the organisations that he has served. Ashok has matured in fast pace environments, and he is an expert at coaching change management and understands companies redesign. He is highly competitive and excels in entrepreneurial drive, adaptive thinking and networking.

Ashok holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, from Madurai University, India. He is passionate about Philosophy, Leadership, Technology and Innovation.

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I got to know Ashok for 2+ years as part of Oracle eco-system. Ashok is a great business partner in driving mutual success, while keeping focus on long-term goals. His passion on automotive, IoT, entrepreneurship and willingness to give back...

- Sanjay Jain

Enterprise Account Executive - Cloud Solutions

I had the great pleasure to work with Asok in selling-in strategic Samsung mobile applications and services to Verizon. Asok has not only a deep understanding in mobile technologies, but also keen insight to market trends...

- Sheen Xiao

High Tech Product Management and Marketing Executive For Early and Growth Stage Companies

I have had the pleasure of working with Ashok over the last three years at Samsung. During this time, we successfully collaborated on various challenging products/services that we shipped and collaborated on concepts that we innovated...

- Kuldip Pabla

Entrepreneur, Problem Solver, Technologist, Advisor

Ashok is an in-depth technical evangelist, consumer and product focused exec.. he would go to any length to get things right the first time.. some of his great ideas have brought immense benefits to Samsung users and continue...

- Amit Bhatnagar

Sr. Manager Product Planning at Samsung Electronics,
North America