Indu B Singh, Ph. D.
Dr. Singh is an internationally recognized Technology and Business Management executive known for his significant contributions in smart city, cybersecurity, systems engineering, Geospatial Intelligence and Access and Identity Management, business and investment strategy and acquisition. He has over 25 years of experience in public and private sector. He has been successful in building multiple businesses in the U.S. He helped build international business practice for leading U.S. companies such as General Dynamics, Deloitte Consulting and BearingPoint (KPMG), Inc. in the last 15 years.
Dr. Singh is President of Planet Defense LLC based in Virginia. His team focuses on cybersecurity and SMART projects, including smart city, smart airport and smart health and smart Military Base. Currently, he leads “Smart City Testbed” project on behalf of the Common Wealth of Virginia. Most recently, Dr. Singh served as Senior Director in the Intelligence Services Division of General Dynamic Information Technology (GDIT). Dr. Singh was Vice President and Head of federal division for Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA). Dr. Singh also served as Executive Director of LATA’s Global Institute for Security and Training (GIST) which he founded in 2012. Prior to joining LATA, Dr. Singh served as Director and Managing Partner at Deloitte Consulting LLC where he managed Systems Engineering and Global Security Practice. At BearingPoint, Inc. (formerly KPMG Consulting), Dr. Singh was a Managing Director and Partner and operated his global practice in Systems Engineering, Security and IT Transformation. BearingPoint was acquired by Deloitte Consulting in 2009.
He has extensive business and technology management experience with proven P&L track record. Dr. Singh founded three mid-size high tech companies and served as President and CEO. His business and consulting experience include management and technical consulting, telecommunications and IT, large-scale project management, managing technology companies, domestic and international business development, mergers and acquisition, turn-around, investment capital, and strategic partnership in domestic and international environment. Dr. Singh has executed engineering, security and IT business in 49 countries and has traveled to 82 countries. He has worked extensively in Europe, Asia and the gulf countries.
He is a hands-on executive with strategic thinking and business operations experience. Dr. Singh’s management consulting approach combines technical, organizational, and strategic management principles to create an effective and productive organization.
Dr. Singh is world’s leading expert on Cybersecurity as well as on Smart and Safe City. He has published 6 books and his most recent books are entitled Smart City for Today and Tomorrow and Digital Defense: A Cyber Security Primer, both published by Springer Press and the Safe City: Living Free in a Dangerous World. He is a US citizen and resides in McLean, Virginia.