Sanjay Kumar is the Founder, Secretary General, and CEO of the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC). He is also the founder and CEO of Geospatial Media & Communications, a geospatial knowledge organization. A geospatial evangelist and social entrepreneur, he also serves on the boards of the US National Geospatial Advisory Committee, Open Geospatial Consortium, Radiant Earth Foundation, and International Society for Digital Earth.
Sanjay engages with leaders from different walks of life at global, regional, and national levels – to obtain broad support for the geospatial industry and community. He advises numerous organizations on the importance of geospatial information and knowledge and is involved with the UN-GGIM efforts since its formation. Sanjay continually strives towards developing the industry ecosystem and enables relevant platforms for the government, industry, academia, and multilateral agencies to understand each other better, explore, and engage collaboratively.