Founder & CEO
Dinesh Malkani founded Smarten Spaces in 2017 and it has since become a global technology company for the Digital workplace. Smarten Spaces solutions are deployed in 80+ cities and 19 countries worldwide with over one million users.
An industry veteran with 26 years of experience, he held key leadership roles in prominent companies like AT&T, Lucent, Avaya, Jabra, and Cisco. He was President of Cisco India and SAARC from 2014 to 2017. Dinesh is currently a member of Forbes Technology Council, an exclusive platform for senior-level technology executives, and a member of the CII National Committee on IT & ITES for the year 2020-2021. Dinesh has also been on the NASSCOM Executive Council and is currently the Learning Chair of YPO Bangalore Chapter, a platform that enables networking with C-level executives. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree in computers from Pune University and an MBA from SUNY Buffalo.