Kumardev Chatterjee, is the Founder and President of the European Young Innovators Forum (EYIF www.eyif.eu ), which he setup in 2010 when he was 31 years old. At EYIF, as President, Kumardev leads the setup and management of strategy, direction, organisational objectives and performance. He is responsible for the management of EYIF's key stakeholder relationships with the European Commission, US State Department, Fortune 100 Chairpersons and CEOs, and large European and International organisations like the Word Economic Forum, European Investment Fund, OECD and other strategic partners.
He represents EYIF on various Expert Groups and Stakeholder Committees of the European Commission in the areas of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and ICT, in particular related to web-entrepreneurship (DG Connect) and Digital Entrepreneurship (DG Enterprise and Industry). He leads the management of EYIF's broad community of young innovators, entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs and led Europe's first-ever delegation of Young Innovators on a joint US State Department-EYIF program, the InnotourUSA.