An expert strategist and passionate educationist, Sumanto is an Executive Director at the Centre for Strategy & Leadership (CSL). He holds 20 plus years of progressive experience in the field of marketing, business administration, information technology, operations and training.
At CSL he is involved in strategic planning, advocates for the organisation’s issues, and helps set the overall direction of CSL. He regularly analyses the strengths and weaknesses of each strategy that the organisation plans to initiate and suggests improvements.
In addition, Sumanto regularly analyses feedback and evaluates progress to give recommendations for better aligning the projects with the strategic goals and objectives of the organisation.
Sumanto, along with a group of education enthusiasts, has been involved in the field of education and training. The group began its journey way back in 1997 by imparting computer education in collaboration with the Electronics Trade and Technology Development Corporation Ltd. (ET&T), a Government of India Enterprise. Through this tie up with ET&T, they conducted training and certification programmes, for individual students as well as government and private organisations, in software, hardware and networking.
They later moved on to the field of formal education through distance education by associating with Sikkim Manipal University. Over a span of 14 years, they have set up two training centres in Delhi and trained 8000 plus students in programs leading to graduation and post-graduation degree certifications.
Sumanto currently is on the board of directors of several companies and serves as an advisor to a number of organisations including H2 Life Foundation.