Sanchayan Chakraborty – Strategic Advisor
Ujjal Mallick- Director – Finance
Rudranath Maitra – AVP – Business Development
Kallol Mallick – CEO and Co-founder
Kallol has over 19 years of experience in storage management and protocol development. Prior to joining Azure he was working as a Principal Architect of Fibre Channel products at American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI) USA. He was leading a group of engineers to develop four generation of storage and SAN firmware and Management tools. He has in-depth knowledge of Fibre Channel technology and defined firmware architecture for Fibre Channel RAID product based on MIPS 5000 and Intel i960 CPU. He has very in-depth knowledge of Windows NT operating system and developed NT device drivers for several generations of RAID products including the support for fail-over functionality. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and a Graduate Diploma in Advanced and Parallel Computing from Santa Clara Univ., California, USA.
Somendu Dutta – Managing Partner
Somendu has more than 18-years of experience in PLM software product development, managing teams to architect, design and develop computer aided digital manufacturing products in Machining and Robotics. He has managed software development partnerships in composite tape laying, laser and water jet cutting applications. During his association with different multinational organizations, he has 4 years of shop floor (manufacturing) experience in Heavy Engineering as well as experience of technical support, supporting customers in India, Japan, Korea and Singapore. Somendu is an articulate communicator who can fluently speak the language of process, people and technology, blending technical expertise with interpersonal skills while interacting with cross-functional teams and customers. After completing his Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) in Manufacturing Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Kharagpur, Somendu started his career as an engineer at Tata Motors, Jamshedpur. After that he joined Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Bangalore. He joined DELMIA Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Dassault Systemes, France subsidiary) in the year 1997 as Principal Engineer – Technical Support. He promoted to Project Leader – Robotics and Machining Simulation and later to Chief Product Development Manager of the same organization and was responsible for development and maintenance of DELMIA D5 Robotics and Machining Simulation products.