Dr. Deven Sharma is an accomplished business leader in data, information, analytics and technology-enabled service businesses. He served as the President of Standard & Poor’s, Head of Global Strategy and M&A at The McGraw-Hill Companies, Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton, Chairman of S&P US & Europe Board, Chairman of Crisil an Indian Public Company and Member of 800 Flowers Board. He has a PhD from Ohio State University. Deven’s experience spans information markets, financial services, consumer products, and consumer and professional services. In information markets, his experience extends across vertical sectors in financial, legal, governance and risk compliance, health, energy and market intelligence, as well as in education and media.

Deven founded InfleXon (www.infleXon.com), an advisory firm focused on information and analytics technology enabled service markets. He invests in and incubates next generation information enabled companies. He serves as a Fellow of Connection Science @MIT Media Lab.

Deven, as an operating leader, corporate M&A/strategist and management consultant, led and advised many organizations through strategic transformation, global expansion, organic growth, acquisitions and product innovation. Transforming companies through market, technology, regulatory, policy and economic disruption is at the core of his experience.