Umang Bedi

VerSe Innovation

Umang is the Co-Founder of VerSe Innovation, a content technology platform company and India's first tech unicorn focused on local languages whose algorithms power Dailyhunt, India's largest content & news discovery platform across 14 Indian languages and Josh, India's leading short video app. An entrepreneurial business leader, Umang has previously served as Managing Director at Facebook India, Adobe Inc., and Intuit Inc., building, and growing digital businesses in the region. Umang is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and an engineering graduate from the University of Pune. He is the recipient of the ‘40 Under Forty: India's Hottest Business Leaders Award’ given by The Economic Times and Spencer Stuart in 2014, ‘GQ's 50 Most Influential Young Indians’ for 2016 & 2017, Fortune India's ‘40 under 40’ in 2017, ‘Influencer of the Year’ in 2018 by Business World and ‘Media Game Changer of the Year’ in 2019 by the International Advertising Association and EY Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist) in 2020. He is a Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.