Smarten Spaces Announces Dinesh Malkani as its Founding Partner and Worldwide CEO

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 5:03 PM Print This Post

Smarten Spaces AI platform to help real estate companies and
enterprises globally digitize Spaces and experiences that multiply
performance and productivity

BANGALORE, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AIplatform–Smarten Spaces, a Singapore Headquartered company, today announced the
appointment of Dinesh Malkani as Founding Partner and worldwide CEO.
With businesses globally implementing ‘smart’ solutions across their
value chain, Smarten Spaces will enable transformation of the experience
in environments used by communities of people. It is introducing
globally its artificial intelligence powered platform, connecting users
to things and services where they live, work and play. By digitizing
services provided by the developers and enterprises, it will deliver
solutions that make the user experience distinctive, increase
efficiency, and optimize effectiveness.

Smarten Spaces is getting the solution conceptualized and designed in
Singapore. The company also announced the establishment of its
Experience Development Centre in Bengaluru, India.

As Founder and CEO of Smarten Spaces, Dinesh brings a differentiated
perspective on the future evolution of organizations and industries as
they adapt to the opportunities the 4th Industrial Revolution will
bring. He will lead the pioneer team responsible for shaping the
blueprint to design, define, develop and deploy the company’s strategy
worldwide. He will also be a member of the Smarten Spaces Board.

“Spaces in the future will be far more than physical! Young people
world-wide want spaces where work and innovation are integrated, where
creativity and collaboration are cultivated, and where connectivity is
seamless. Smarten Spaces has the talent and insights to lead this
digital transformation of spaces so today’s workers can create virtual
communities and benefit from their insights, whether it’s at the next
desk, across town or around the world,” said Jerry Hultin, CEO of Smart
Cities NY, innovation adviser to the World Economic Forum and Global
Federation of Competitiveness Councils, and Co-founder of Global Futures
Group, LLC.

“Space design and management today is hungry for new ideas that will
disrupt how people are using technology as they seek to shape new ways
of working and making living more enjoyable. Efficiency, effectiveness,
productivity and sustainability can today be multiplied by augmenting
intelligence using IoT. I am excited to translate the ideas we have into
innovation and value and make the spaces and services we use in them
future ready,” said Dinesh Malkani.

The company continues to add talent as it grows its pioneer team which

  • Aamer Azeemi, an industry thought leader on work being done to build
    Smart Cities and Smart Infrastructure and will lead enterprise
    consulting and strategy enablement, building on his experience in
    Wipro, Omniyat Properties and Cisco
  • Krishanu Seal, who will lead Technology & Engineering and be
    responsible for creating the software platforms at Smarten Spaces to
    deliver next-generation solutions, leveraging his expertise from his
    leadership roles as Vice President of Engineering at Flipkart and in
    Research and Development at Yahoo, Aol and
  • Prithvi Shergill, who will anchor talent enablement and workplace
    experience design, having led Human Resource and Facility Management
    teams in HCL Technologies and has worked to start and scale various
    organizations and teams at Accenture, Singapore Telecom, AT&T

The company has raised the initial funding it requires to build and go
to market as it expands across additional geographies.

Dinesh, in his last assignment, was the President of Cisco India and
SAARC and has held leadership roles with companies like AT&T, Avaya,
Jabra across Asia Pacific.

About Smarten Spaces Pte Ltd.

Founded in April 2017, Smarten Spaces is headquartered in Singapore. Its
purpose is to transform places of work and leisure into state of the art
sustainable architectures which will enhance experience and efficiency
by increasing performance and optimizing cost. Using its state of the
art AI and IoT platform its goal is to provide Real Estate Developers &
Enterprises with the ability to offer next generation Space that will
improve productivity, reduce operational cost & offer conveniences to
the end users that make every day for people using them effective and
memorable. Please visit


For Smarten Spaces
Princel Rosario, +919916813338
[email protected]


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