A Chartered Engineer with 41 years of professional experience in the industry for operations, project planning, R&D, cluster development, industry-responsive skill and entrepreneurship and formulation of industrial policy for the state of Gujarat. He has held senior positions with leading Textile Industries in the country and also with the Government of Gujarat in the capacity of General Manager (Technical) at iNDEXTb(Industrial Promotional Arm of Govt. of Gujarat), Chief Technical Advisor (Chemical) at Industries Commissionerate (Gujarat) and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Gujarat. He has presented papers on Industries & Business in countries like, Israel, Canada, Germany, Thailand and others. Has published over 200 articles and reports on technology, industries and business.