Sudhir Sharma
Founder Director & Principal Designer
Elephant Strategy + Design
Sudhir Sharma chose to study at the National Institute of Design where he met Gargi, Ashwini, Partho and Ashish, fellow students and co-founders of Elephant Strategy + Design, India’s first multi-disciplinary design studio. Launched in 1989, the studio has played a pivotal role in the growth of design in India. For over 18 years, Elephant has been providing integrated design solutions to clients in banking, information technologies, telecommunications, FMCG, automobile, pharmaceutical and infrastructure development. With the help of the industry, the studio has set up an executive ‘Institute of Innovation’ (Elephantversity) Today Elephant is an associate of The Design Allianceâ„¢, a groundbreaking network of leading Asian design companies from China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Recently Elephant and RKS Design (USA) have signed a strategic collaboration. Sudhir has spoken at many national and international design and innovation seminars. Having published three books so far, he often appears in the media as a spokesperson for Indian design and was featured as a ‘Young Turk’ in CNBC’s series.

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