Kapil Sharma is the acting senior director and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center. He is also principal at Kapstone Strategies, where he has drawn on more than three decades of experience in advising companies with global footprints to provide organizations with an integrated approach to corporate social responsibility, government and public affairs, and external and internal communications.

Prior to that, Sharma held several government affairs roles, including senior director at ABB, vice president for government and public Affairs of Wipro Limited, senior general manager for Tata Sons North America, and legislative counsel at Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson and Hand. He also has experience on Capitol Hill, coming from the offices of Senator Robert Torricelli and Congressman Frank Pallone. He has actively engaged and represented numerous industry groups on international trade, foreign direct investment to the United States, and policies related to economic growth and job creation.

Sharma received both his bachelor’s degree in political science and his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University.