A Textile Technologist, management professional, educator and trainer in entrepreneurship with 40 Years of experience in Industry, consultancy, academia and training at national and international levels. The primary domains of expertise are New Enterprise Creation, Business Counselling, Growth Programmes for Existing Entrepreneurs, Faculty Development Programmes and Capacity Building Programmes for Resource Persons in the field of Entrepreneurship Development. While his research work has substantially contributed to creation of knowledge; his efforts towards broad basing Science and Technology Entrepreneurship has earned conspicuous recognition.
At Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad he is heading one of the core departments i.e. "Department of Projects (Govt.)". In addition, he is also the Project Director of various developmental projects of NSTEDB, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. These include:
National Implementing & Monitoring Agency for Training (NIMAT)
New Generation Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Centre (NewGen IEDC)
With his expertise and experience in nurturing innovations and promoting Science & Technology Entrepreneurship, Mr. Sareen is also heading the “Policy Research Centre in S&T Entrepreneurship” set up at EDII by DST.
Widely travelled, he has worked in various countries namely; USA, Japan, Netherlands, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Mozambique, Sudan, Benin, Chad, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda etc. His association with multinational organizations has been extensive; as Country Director in the Inter Regional Investment Promotion Programme of UNIDO, his contribution has been particularly recognized.