Deepanwita Chattopadhyay, Chairman & CEO, IKP Knowledge Park
Ms. Deepanwita Chattopadhyay is a postgraduate in Electronics Engineering from the Department of Radio Physics & Electronics, Calcutta University. After brief stints at the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, IIT, Delhi and the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BITS, Pilani, she joined the telecom advisory practice of ICICI Bank Ltd. in 1994. As a telecom consultant she advised both govement agencies and the private sector on telecom regulation & policy, convergence issues, market forecasts and entry strategies. Her experience with knowledge driven sectors and interest in networking and knowledge management led her to head IKP Knowledge Park, the first professionally managed wet lab Research Park in India. As Chief Executive Officer of IKP Knowledge Park Deepanwita Chattopadhyay is responsible for creating an innovation and knowledge hub in India and the region. Her current interests are in setting a process for nurturing innovative companies and developing a sustainable innovation cluster.