An award-winning serial entrepreneur whose business experience spans clean-tech manufacturing with AirGenerate (licensed to Electrolux), retail service with Emprise (acquired by Liberty Tax Service), and senior roles with several high-tech firms - EnterpriseWorks (acquired by Iconnix), Commerce One (Nasdaq: CMRC), and Webify Solutions (acquired by IBM). He is the founder of Ek-Disha, a non-profit that funds high-impact humanitarian projects globally. He is a fellow of Texas Next Generation Project, Asia21 leader, TEDx speaker and guest lecturer at University of Houston’s SBDC. He is a board member of Texas Union Advisory Council at University of Texas at Austin, Asia Society Business Steering Committee, Fort Bend Education Foundation, Wello Water, Embrace Global, and Co-Chair of India Studies at University of Houston. He serves on City of Sugar Land’s Building Standards Commission, Fort Bend ISD Bond Committee, and Texas Exes Scholarship Committee. He is a graduate of McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
A seasoned entrepreneur who co-founded Loghorns, a well-known leather accessories brand in India and Studio Design, an event management firm. He has also consulted with firms like Hoffman Jeans, Pantaloons Fashions Private Limited, and Touristor Shoes. On NGO side, he founded Project Life Force - winner of NASSCOM Foundation’s Social Innovation Award and co-founded Kolkata Swasthya Sankalp. He is a well-known business and social enterprise mentor and serves on several boards. He is a graduate of St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta).