Jasbir Singh Solanki

CEO - Homeland & Cyber Security Division, Mahindra Defence Systems Limited, India

Jasbir is the Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Defence System Limited (Division – Homeland & Cyber Security), a Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd company. He is an Armed Forces Veteran and global business leader with extensive experience in business development, new product & concept creation, collaboration & strategic partnership, sales & project management team development in Defence, Homeland Security & Smart Cities industry. His lead from front style of leadership, combined with sharp focus on customer experience has helped Mahindra Defence emerge as one the leading Defence & Security solution providers in India. In a career spanning 22+ years, Jasbir has held several leading & challenging positions with Indian Navy & Mahindra group. He was the youngest head of technical department who prepared Indian Navy sail ship INS Tarangini for the first circumnavigation voyage and sailed onboard it for seven months. Among few in the world who have been fortunate to sail across Atlantic Ocean on a sail ship. He was awarded on the spot Chief of Navy Staff commendation for saving/salvage operations of INS Agray, Anti Submarine Warfare ship at sea. He lead Mahindra team to win & deliver the World’s Largest Integrated Police Emergency Management system catering to 220 Million population from a single command & control centre which include our vehicles, people & technology. A mechanical graduate with distinction from Pune University, Marine Engineer certification from Indian Naval Institute, Lonavla, Master in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai, Armed Force Management Certification, MDI Gurgaon are some of his key educational qualification. Jasbir is a TEDx Speaker and has been a key note speaker at some of the World’s leading Defence & Security conferences such as Counter Terror Expo- London, Oil & Gas summits-Singapore, Smart Cities – Delhi, Port Security- Mumbai, National Forensic Sciences University, Gujarat . He plays an active role in industry collaboration bodies & Government committees on National Security domain.