The Council’s Aerospace and Defense Executive Committee promotes connections among business, government, and thought leaders in order to expand U.S.-India cooperation in Aerospace, Defense, Homeland and Cyber Security, and Civil Aviation. As a prominent platform and unique conduit for information and analysis, the committee offers a clear and informed voice on defense trade policy issues such as technology release and transfer, acquisition and procurement, offsets and industrial partnership, co-production and co-development opportunities. We promote streamlined FMS/DCS/Hybrid sales and acquisitions procedures, assist our members in navigating through these processes, and match American and Indian private sector entities to promote new business partnerships.
Value to USIBC Members
Prior to joining USIBC GPL, Rahman was associated with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and has worked in sectors such as defense, aerospace, homeland security, GIS and publishing. He was involved in organizing some of FICCI’s mega events, including the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on behalf of the Government of India. In addition, Rahman has over 10 years of editorial experience with publishing houses such as Oxford University Press, Orient Longman and McGraw Hill. Rahman also worked with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to design entrance examination questions for the Indian Institute of Management in 2014 and 2105, and is involved with WWF-India to support renewable energy, conservation and sustainability, and wildlife resource management.
Rahman completed his Post Graduate and MPhil from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is working on his doctoral thesis on urban settlement and labor migration in India. He received his B.A. from the University of Calcutta. He has knowledge of Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Persian. Rahman lives in New Delhi with his wife and two daughters.