Founder and Chairman, Supply Wisdom and Neo Group; Vice Chair, DoD Defense Business Board
Breakout Track: The Global Threat of Cyberwarfare: From Work at Home to Infrastructure and Election Insecurity
Recognized globally as one of the leading experts on global business services, sourcing and risk, Atul was named to Consulting Magazine’s “Top 25 Most Influential Consultants” and “Top 6 IT Powerbrokers”. Atul is honored to serve on the Boards of US Department of Defense’s Defense Business Board (dbb.defense.gov) as Vice Chairman, Zemoga, Shared Assessments, and IAOP as a founding member. Atul is a Former Chair of YPO Norcal and is a current YPO Gold Suncoast member.
Globalization Today recognized Atul as an “Industry Most Influential Powerhouse 25”, and Near Shore Americas recognized him as one of the “Power 50.” In 2018, Atul was inducted into the prestigious IAOP Hall of Fame. Shared Assessments recognized Atul in 2018 with its Evangelist Award. NeoGroup, a company founded by Atul in 1999, was recognized by IAOP in 2019 as a “Best of the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisor”. Additionally, in 2019, Enterprise Security Magazine recognized Supply Wisdom, also founded by Atul, as a “Top 10 Risk Management Service Provider”. Atul is the author of three books: Globalization Wisdom, Outsourcing Wisdom and The Offshore Nation.
Atul is the Founder and Chairman of NeoGroup & Supply Wisdom and is also the visionary behind SourcingExecutives.org and RiskBoard.org. Media and Wall Street analysts at CNN, ABC, CNBC, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Fortune, Forbes, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Economist, CIO, CFO and other global organizations seek Atul’s expert opinion. Atul continues to be a vocal proponent of globalization and has taken on the critics, such as Lou Dobbs on his former “Exporting America” segment on CNN. He is also a frequent contributor to magazines such as Fortune, CFO, WSJ and Business Finance. Atul writes ongoing columns for Global Business Services.
Neo celebrated its 21st year in business in May of 2020. Prior to that, Atul was Senior Vice President of International at Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) where he led the international operations of the Fortune 25 Company. Atul and his seasoned team at Cardinal expanded profitable operations to Australia, New Zealand, Spain, UK, Singapore, Brazil, Mexico, Japan and other global locations. More importantly, his in-depth international experience earned him the admiration and respect of global CEOs and investors. He also supports numerous economic & youth development and corporate social responsibility initiatives such as Echoing Green, World Education Foundation, One Girl and Jnana Mandira.