Kishor Bagul is serial entrepreneur and technologist with more than 20 years of experience in creating, leading and advising organizations in both public and private sector industries. Currently he is CEO of Cloud and Things, a Strategic Advisory Consulting firm focused on Internet of Things solutions, as well as Advisor and CIO for the Human Condition Safety Inc., creating wearable technology solutions to reduce the work related injuries and provide safer environment for workers in various industries around the world.
Most recently Kishor served as a Chief Technology Officer for New York State, under Governor Cuomo’s administration. As a CTO he was the state’s principal technology advisor and chaired the Technology Governance Board on matters pertaining to enterprise architecture, technology standards, and innovation. In this capacity, Kishor helped align the State's technology vision with New York’s business strategy and citizen engagement. Kishor was instrumental in the launch of the state’s Open Data portal and is driving mobility, cloud platforms, and big data initiatives for the state enterprise. At New York State he initiated an enterprise social media platform to foster greater communication and collaboration and produced the state’s first developer conference, attended by multiple CEOs, entrepreneurs, state employees and students from local university, to collaborate, learn and explore innovative technologies.
Prior to joining the New York State, Kishor served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at a rapidly growing, mid-size, high-tech firm nfrastructure where he was responsible for developing the company's technology and business strategies, new technology solutions and services roadmap, and thought leadership to its clients. Prior to starting his own consulting firm, Kishor held several design and engineering positions for large global IT companies serving clients in the United States, Australia and India.
Kishor holds engineering degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Gujrat University, India and lives in Loudonville, New York.