Kumar Garg

Sr Dir, Technology & Society
Schmidt Futures

Kumar Garg is the Senior Director for Technology and Society at Schmidt Futures, where his portfolio includes four core areas of work: promoting the positive digital transformation of society by investing in data collaboratives that address concrete societal problems; expanding the number of people that are involved in discovery and innovation; investing in early stage risk-capital in nascent university research, high-potential people, and young organizations; and advancing public policy that sustains and leverages science and technology. Garg’s work also includes exploring different approaches to solving problems, including open innovation, market-shaping, and Grand Challenges.



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