Bridging the technology gap between industry and academia through experiential learning methods

About Us

SMARTBRIDGE is an edTech organization with a vision to bridge the gap between academia & industry. Our outcome-based experiential learning programs on emerging technologies (Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics) are building skilled entry - level engineers, for the corporate world. SmartBridge is in mission to build technology communities in academia to encourage students towards innovation & entrepreneurship. Since inception, we have trained thousands of students, faculty and working professionals on emerging technologies via technical bootcamps, hackathons, Summer & Winter Internship Programs.

Following are our Services for Academia & Students

  • Technology Bootcamps
  • Hackathons
  • Hands-on Training Programs
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Summer Practice Schools


Our main objective is to bridge the existing gaps between prevailing industry standards and what the academics offer to the graduates while passing out of university. SmartBridge offers suitable skill deployment and training to the young talent before on boarding their first job.

Our skill development programs are designed considering the present expectations in the industry. We thereby work along the lines to offer best programs in IoT Hyderabad.

Main objectives of SmartBridge

  • Well directed career guidance programs for educational institutions
  • Appropriate certification courses that suit the industry need
  • Train the trainers; expanded awareness about the current industry standards
  • Liaise with corporates to offer niche internships
  • Establish technology development centers in colleges
  • Specialised incubation centers in collaboration with corporates

Corporate Profile

SMARTBRIDGE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED has been created with ingenuity to bridge the existing gaps in the transition phase of young graduates to working professionals. Our team works at continuous identification of the changing needs in the corporate sector with respect to the talent ramp up and acquisition.

Ever since the inception, we have shown high end captive results to many young graduates in achieving their goals. Our end goals are simple. Fresh graduates should be adequately equipped in terms of skill and confidence before setting sails to their dream careers with the corporates to achieve their Dreams.

Our ever evolving strategies go in sync with what the corporates are really looking at with new talent. We empower the young workforce with the same.

Management Team

Amarender Katkam Founder & CEO

Amarender Katkam, Founder & CEO of SmartBridge and the person behind the vision. He had 12 years of experience in Industrial Controls & Networks, Internet of Things. Previously he had worked as a Scientific Officer with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited. He is very much passionate about educational sector with motive to bring reforms in Indian Education System.

Suman Akula Director - US Operations

Suman Akula, is the Director of SmartBridge and the key person in leading SmartBridge’s operations from US. He possesses over 15 years of hands-on experience in Software Development. He is the CEO of [S]cube Enterprises, Albany, NY. COO and Co-founder of Sageble Technologies, Hyderabad.

Guru Rao Director Asia

Guru Rao, with years of experience mentoring students, Guru has 20+ yrs experience leading strategy and sourcing roles for banks like JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank.

Nitin Jain Global CFO & Director Asia

Nitin (CA,CPA) has 20 years of experience with General Electric in growing and transforming businesses, managing global teams and executing growth strategy in the Asian region. With a track record of setting up businesses from scratch, executing transformation projects, driving Business Integration for strategic acquisitions & improving profitability by driving productivity and managing risk, Nitin is resourceful, agile and a change agent.

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