Sameer has been with Rapid Innovation Group since its inception having previously worked for Mercer Management Consulting in New York.
In his capacity as RIG’s Commercial Director, Sameer’s role is to drive the global cross-industry deal-making that sits at the heart of RIG’s work with our clients. He takes an enabling role in executing major licensing, high value product transactions, and offtake deals. He has a particular skill in commercial negotiation.
As precursory activities to effective deal making that optimises value, Sameer has extensive experience: of orchestrating market / application discovery and validation exercises; in strategy development; and in business model selection.
He also has a particular interest in driving growth for European technology companies in the Asian market.
Sameer has a double major in International Relations and History, with a minor in Economics, from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Sameer has lived in six different countries and speaks Hindi and Bengali fluently and can order from the menu in French.