Career History Alumnus of Harvard Business School, USA and IIT – Kharagpur, India Commenced his career as one of the key Market Development Managers of HCL, during its infancy and played a sterling role in establishing the market presence that HCL commands today Wetted his formative entrepreneurial zeal by promoting Pertech Computers Limited (PCL) Took a leading role in managing such diverse functions and catapulted PCL to the position of the No.1 PC manufacturer in India Single-handedly won the single largest (US$ 50 million) export contract from Dell Computer, USA, which is still rated as the largest single contract in the hardware industry Pioneered the first IT Park in India in the form of Infinity in 1996. Formed the roadmap for IT parks in India Conceptualized Globsyn in 1997 as a group of companies, which embodied a business model built around the fundamental concepts of Knowledge, Skills, Technology and Innoventures for the knowledge economy Pioneered the concept of Knowledge Finishing Schools in India and setup India’s first Software Finishing School in 1997 Setup India’s first Corporate B-School in India in 2002. Caters to over 1000+ students in its twin campuses, which are CRISIL A** Rated and AICTE Approved Setup India’s first integrated BPO Training institute, in 2004, in the form of BPO Academy Acquired Synergy Log-In Systems Limited in 2006 and increased Globsyn’s technology footprint across India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Far East Created India’s first ‘Work Habitat’ in 2008 in the form of Globsyn Crystals, bringing Life and Work together Pioneered the first dedicated institute for family business owners in the form of Asian Institute of Family Business in 2009 Setup Globsyn Skills in 2010, a Joint Venture between National Skill Development Corporation and Globsyn. Slated to train 1 Million youth over a period of 10 years, with a pan India operation Currently engaged in creating a multi-dimensionary approach to helping the younger generation to transit to the new ‘convergence-technology’ driven societal environment where the real and the virtual world comes together in never before combinations; driving a new chapter in the human evolutionary cycle.
A globally traveled personality, Mr. Dasgupta has led & participated in many international delegations over the years, across industry bodies. A charismatic and articulate speaker, Mr. Dasgupta has been at the forefront of the evolution of I.T. hardware, software, training, and now, high-skilled career education. His current passion and zeal is to help and direct youngsters to face modern day challenges by absorbing technology & human values as an embedded solution. His book “Minds on Fire – an Infotech entrepreneur’s journey” is a case study book in some leading B-Schools in India.