Director, India Affairs
Mr. Robinder Sachdev is the Director of India Affairs at USINPAC. A recognized expert on foreign affairs and economic diplomacy, he was featured as one of the 12 most influential Indian-Americans along with Mr. Bobby Jindal, Mr. Sanjay Puri, Mr. Fareed Zakaria, and Professor Jagdish Bhagwati by the Business & Economy magazine in 2007. Almost 20 years ago, he pioneered software-based professional political consulting in India and went on to work as a consultant with the staff of former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi.
Mr. Sachdev is frequently quoted in the media and hosts a weekly show on foreign affairs on a regional TV channel in India. He publishes about two dozen op-ed articles every year in leading Indian and U.S. publications. He has contributed to training programs in cross-cultural communications for the U.S. Navy and Department of State and co-founded the Intercultural Management Quarterly published by the American University, Washington, DC. He has conducted workshops on communications and market entry for U.S. and European corporate officers and has been a featured speaker in prestigious international conferences.
Mr. Sachdev is also the President of Imagindia Institute, an independent think tank that extensively works with the Indian Diaspora and in India to promote the imagination of India. He holds an MBA (International Business) and an MA (International Relations) from the American University, Washington DC where he also served as an Adjunct Professor, and has a B. Tech. (Electrical Engineering) from G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar.