Ahmedabad: Noted entrepreneur Kusum Kaull Vyass has been appointed as Chairperson of the Gujarat Branch of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), the preeminent chamber committed to strengthening relations between India and the US. She was serving as the Co-Chairperson before her elevation and replaces outgoing chairman Kshitij Patel.
With a diverse background and a passion for nation-building, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. She currently serves as Director of Ayurnet Healthcare and Trans-Sphere Technologies, Proprietor of Zest Worldwide Communications, and Managing Trustee of Utkarsh Healthcare Foundation India. She is also a past Chairperson of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Businesswomen Committee.
Speaking about her elevation, Mrs Kaull Vyass said, “I am honoured and excited to lead the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s Gujarat Chapter and extend sincere gratitude to my colleagues for placing their faith in me. I look forward to building on the work done by my predecessors and working closely with all stakeholders to further strengthen the ties between India and the United States in trade and other fields.”
In addition to being a successful entrepreneur, Mrs Kaull Vyass is also closely associated with education. She is a visiting faculty in Communication and Skill development at various institutes like Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, United Business College, Gujarat Vidyapith, KS Institute of Management Education, Gujarat University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Journalism. She is also a Master Trainer for youth training programmes under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
She is the recipient of prestigious awards including the State Youth Award from the Gujarat government in 2006, the Sakhi Shakti Award as a women Achiever in 2007, the Friends of Gujarat Award in the US in 2020, and the IRA iCON Award in 2022.
In addition to her role at IACC, she is actively engaged with the CSR and other committees of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She has served as President of Kashmiri Samaj in Gujarat and is a mentor for I-Hub Startups under the government of Gujarat. Her passions include nation-building, reading, writing, photography and serving the needy.