Rajarshi Datta is a strategically minded finance professional with significant business & finance experience and proven track record, including 20 years of varied experience in Consulting and in Finance, Operations, Auditing, Budgeting, Taxation, Sales and Business Development.He is now the CEO of the Indian operations of CFO Centre which the largest Part time/virtual CFO services company in the world.Prior to joining the CFO Centre, Raj has merited becoming one of the youngest CFOs in the country. His experience includes having led finance and operations in global agencies like Ogilvy and Euro RSCG at branch level and being promoted as CFO within one and a half years of service in Clear Channel in India (world’s No. 1 outdoor advertising company). Rajarshi worked as the Business Head in Clear Channel during the last two years of his service and handled the entire operations of the company in India. He has since worked with SMEs, co-founded a design and communications boutique called ODD and advised and partnered various entrepreneurs and businesses, enabling them with creating vision and accelerating growth while increasing profitability
Sumantra has an engineering degree from the University of Mumbai (B.E. Electronics) and a Master of Science from Purdue University, Indiana, USA. He has over 23 years of experience in IT consulting both in the US and in India. As Head of the Global Delivery Center, Bangalore of a large NASDAQ-listed Digital Agency, he brings a wealth of experience in operations management, project delivery, process excellence (CMMI and Agile - Scrum), and customer liaison.
Shamya has been a sports journalist for over 20 years, working in newspapers, websites and television. He is currently employed with ESPNcricinfo. Apart from writing in many journals and magazines and other publications around the world over the years, he has also written three books: 'Bhiwani Junction - the Untold Story of Boxing in India', 'Cricket Changed My Life - Tales of Hope and Despair from the IPL and Elsewhere', and 'Don’t Disturb the Dead - the Story of the Ramsay Brothers', while also translating Mahasweta Devi’s Laayl-e Aasmaner Aayna from Bengali to English as 'Mirror of the Darkest Night'
She has been a media sales professional with 20+ years of experience. Mastered significant growth with winning strategies on revenue and product expansion across varied media genres. Across her professional journey has played key role in launching new channels and revenue streams for various media brands
She is considered an expert in Strategic Marketing, Business Development, Revenue Growth, Channel Launches , Product Expansion ,P&L Management and Client Acquisition
Dr. Somnath Basu is Associate Professor in IIT Bombay, attached to the Metallurgical Engg. & Materials Science Department for 10 years. Prior to joining IIT Bombay, he was with Tata Motors and Tata Steel, in various positions, for more than 10 years.
Based in San Ramon, California he advises & helps top tech brands in Silicon Valley to achieve their targeted business outcomes with digital transformation, enterprise applications and core business processes in Finance, Supply Chain and Talent domains.
In his earlier job roles, he has played diverse leadership & technology consulting roles while managing global clients and has successfully delivered multiple strategic complex System Integration programs for large corporations in Retail and Travel & Transportation verticals spread across the US, Europe, Middle East, WECA & ANZ region.
Dr. Suranjan Chakraborty is Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University. He also serves as the Director of the School of Emerging Technology. His research expertise is in the area of software engineering, information systems development processes, and human computer interactions. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of MIS, Journal of Association of Information Systems ACM Transactions on MIS, Decision Sciences Journal, European
Journal of Information systems, and Information Systems Journal. His work has also been presented or appeared in the proceedings of a number international and national conferences.