Shekhar Dasgupta – Bio
President and COO
As the President and COO of Solix Technologies, Mr. Dasgupta has taken up the charter to make Solix the global leader in Information lifecycle management (ILM) through high scale operations and strategic relationships across the world. Prior to Solix, Mr. Dasgupta was the Managing Director for Oracle India. He led Oracle India to capture 5th position in Asia Pacific, including Japan.
His initiatives led to establishing the Oracle-HP e-Governance Center of Excellence and Oracle as a leader in providing e-governance solutions in India. He worked with various Indian and Asian Government bodies on their specific e-Governance needs.
Prior to joining Oracle India, he worked for eight years with PSI Data Systems (a then affiliate of Groupe Bull, France). He began his career with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) where he worked for over two years as an Economist.
Mr. Dasgupta is an Economics Honors graduate from Presidency College, Calcutta, and holds a PGDM from IIM-Bangalore. He also attended an Executive Management Program at the INSEAD Asia School in Singapore. He was one of the founding members of the Governing Council of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, between 2000-2005.
He is a Charter member of TiE. He is a regular speaker at various technology forums and at prestigious academia.
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- CIOL: Secure Thy Data
- CXO Today: “ILM Strategy has to be a company-wide initiative”