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Narry Singh

Narry Singh is a successful entrepreneur, advisor and investor with over 18 years of experience in mobile, digital media, software, and electronic commerce industries.

He has been based in Silicon Valley for over 20 years and is relocating to London to join Accenture as Managing Director, Digital Business for Europe, Africa and Latin America. At Accenture, Narry’s team helps senior executives and their organizations digitally transform - customer experiences, operations, business models and respond to disruptive start-ups. This often results in significant changes in the way they grow, work, communicate, and lead.

As an entrepreneur, he helped build Outfit7 (creator of Talking Tom and other mobile apps) into a global media company with over 840 million user installs in 104 countries (http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/23316446/). Outfit7 was recently recognized as one of the “Top 10 Mobile App” companies (others included Facebook, Google, Angry Birds and YouTube). Prior to Outfit7, he was on the executive team of two companies; one, which was acquired, and another went public with a peak market capitalization of $23 billion (Commerce One, where he was Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Professional Services). He has led global teams and built multiple businesses that have generated over $750 million in sales, raised over $230 million in funding, employed over 6,000 people and set up operations in 38 countries.

He is also a trusted advisor to CEOs and their teams looking to develop and implement digital growth strategies and establish new digital ventures. He started his career as a strategy consultant at The Mac Group (later Gemini Consulting); was the youngest equity partner at The Regis McKenna Group; and ran his own consulting firm for five years. He has also helped numerous start-ups develop and implement go-to-market strategies.

Narry serves on the board of Bebe Stores (Nasdaq: Bebe), the advisory board of ProsiebenSat1 (FWB: PSAT) and the United Nations Global Entrepreneurs Council http://www.unfoundation.org/who-we-are/experts/global-entrepreneurs-council/2013/narry-singh.html ). He was selected by the United Nations Foundation as one of their “Top 10 Global Entrepreneurs” and will serve as their innovation and entrepreneurship ambassador for two years. He has also served on boards of or advised the World Economic Forum (ITC Committee), TigerText, CaseCentral, Architecture for Humanity and CommerceNet (non-profit that conducted first successful Internet e-commerce transaction).

He received a B.S. with Honors in Civil Engineering from Punjab University in India, a graduate degree in Civil Engineering and Management from Stanford University, and conducted graduate research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 
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