Sunand is the founder and president of New Media Insight, which provides innovation advisory, venture incubation, and growth strategy services with a focus on data, analytics and AI commercialization. He has helped develop new businesses and/or growth strategies for companies such as State Street, Iron Mountain and PTC. Sunand is in his second term on Candid’s board, having joined with GuideStar in 2013.
Sunand has also served as a member of Scripps Networks' Innovation Advisory Board, and as an Advisor to Paradox Strategies. As global head of new ventures at Thomson Reuters, he was responsible for incubating new information and analytics businesses. He was the founder and managing director of Thomson Reuters Indices, which he subsequently grew into a multimillion -dollar global licensing and subscription business, before integrating his P&L into core Thomson Reuters Financial business. Sunand holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc in Engineering from Delft University in the Netherlands and holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.