Kishor is Technology Advisor, Mentor, Design Strategist & Architect in Electrical, Electronics & ICT with over 45 years of professional experience in education, research, design and consulting running an Independent Design House – NARNIX since 1981. Over 35 years of hardcore Research and Design Development Experience in Solutions, Systems, Products, Hardware, Software & Firmware (Embedded Software) across diverse technology & application domains, and over 10 years of Advisory Experience to different segments of business & industry. He has over 350 Research & Design Mentees in the Electronics, ICT & STI Ecosystems. Currently, mentoring many Deep Tech & Disruptive Tech Startups.For the last 15 years, he has been deeply involved in standardization in the Electrical, Electronics, Communications, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Trustworthiness and Digital Infrastructure domains with a focus on identifying gaps in standards to bring harmonization through System Standards to ensure end-to-end Interoperability. With focus on ubiquity & comprehensive interoperability in Digital Infrastructures, he has been pursuing applied research in last Mile Communication and 5G Communication Architectures developing some unique approaches resulting in National & Global Standards. Proactively contributing to IEC, ISO, ITU, IEEE & BIS along with various industry consortia…Kishor is leading Smart Cities Standardization in all the global SDOs – Chair IEEE P2784 WG, Vice Strategy of IEC Smart Cities Systems Committee, Project Leader of Smart Cities Reference Architecture Methodology (SCRAM) – IEC SRD 63188:2022 (published), & Smart Cities Reference Architecture (SCRA) – IEC 63205 ED1 being jointly developed with ISO TC 268.As the founding Chair of the Smart Infrastructure Sectional Committee LITD 28 in BIS (bureau of Indian Standards), responsible for developing comprehensive suite of Indian National Standards for Unified Digital Infrastructure & Smart Cities, 20 of the series of 100 Standards (IS 18000 to IS 18100) have already been published and are getting embedded into the Smart Cities deployment projects.