Ajay Kumar

Ajay Kumar

Founder & CEO of NeoEpo Inc - USA

Ajay Kumar is an engineer by profession with B.Tech from I.I.T Madras, India, and M.S. from Vanderbilt University, USA. After graduation, he first worked as a test engineer for Texas Instruments. Later, he started an IT consulting company and worked on it briefly. But, his desire to make a positive impact on society through his work led him to research for such sustainable business opportunities. The result of that business research is NeoEpo Inc., which facilitates global trade for small businesses. It does so by providing information through it's multi language search engine, and acting as an agent, IT solutions partner for small businesses. It provides these services for customers from 70 countries.

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Day 2 - Stream 1 April 13, 2021
3:00 am - 3:30 am

EXPORT 101: Opportunities, challenges, mistakes, and solutions, relevant to small businesses in international trade

Online

Covid-19 pandemic had a disastrous consequence on international trade and global GDP. With the success of vaccines, there is a cautious optimism that there is light at the end of the tunnel from a health point of view. From an economic point of view, historical data from similar events in the past, point to a period of high economic growth in the short to medium term time frame. While in the long term time frame, globalization, climate change, and AI revolution, pose challenges and opportunities to businesses. In order to capture the economic benefits and navigate the challenges, businesses need to evaluate and plan to the new normal. The talk first discusses these topics from the point of view of small businesses in international trade. Next, an action plan in terms of common mistakes to avoid by small businesses in international trade, and the solutions to those are presented.