Atanu is an Entrepreneur, a Founder-Director and CEO, a Mentor, an Angel Investor to Start-ups and a Digital Marketing Evangelist. Atanu has a distinguished career spanning more than two decades in various industries and countries.
By training, Atanu is an Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University Kolkata India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore India.
Atanu started his professional career as an Engineer in Tata Steel and then BHEL. Subsequently, in a career spanning over two decades, Atanu worked for PwC and IBM providing services to various Fortune 100 clients in India, USA, UK, Europe, China and SE Asia. Some of the clients serviced by Atanu in India were Essar Steel, Arvind Mills, Titan, Ranbaxy Labs, BPCL and Tata Steel. BG-Group UK, British Petroleum (BP), Shell, Ericsson and Johnson & Johnson are some of Atanu’s notable global clients. Atanu also set up SAP Practice for IBM India and IBM China and also headed Capacity Building Team for IBM China Global Delivery.
Post his global Corporate career, Atanu promoted, founded and mentored various start-ups in the new and emerging technology areas. These start-ups have now established themselves as leading providers of the respective products and services and are in the path to India-wide and global expansion. Atanu is also a mentor to many such start-ups and also serves in the Board of Directors of some of the leading start-ups.
Atanu is an Adjunct/ Visiting/ Guest Faculty in areas of ERP, E-Commerce and Digital Marketing in leading academic institutions of India like IIM Calcutta, XLRI Jamshedpur and Praxis Kolkata. Atanu has been a distinguished and key note speaker in leading forums and industry associations of India like SAPPHIRE, CII and Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. Atanu is also a Consultant and Advisor to Government organizations, companies and start-ups in areas of IT Strategy, ERP, Digital Media and Analytics Strategy, etc.