Executive Board

Surya Pathak

Operations and Supply Chain Management

An Associate Professor, Surya is an accomplished scholar in the area of operations and supply network management and eight-time award-winning MBA teacher. He co-teaches and leads the signature Management Consulting program in the Evening MBA program, at the University of Washington, Bothell, School of Business. He is a founding member of the Center for Supply Network Science at Arizona State University and serves on the Editorial Review Board of Journal of Operations Management and Production Operations Management Journal. Surya also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Institute for Supply Management, western Washington Chapter.

Pradyut Sen

Accounting and Cost

A Professor of Accounting at University of Washington, Bothell, School of Business. Prior to UW Bothell, Pradyut has been a Professor at the Lindner College of Business at University of Cincinnati, a member of the Faculty at the School of Management at SUNY Buffalo and the Haas School of Business U.C. Berkeley. He also visited and taught in several institutions including George Washington University, Georgia State University, Washington University at St Louise and Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. His research topics  in  accounting include economic and game theoretic modeling of disclosure incentives, accounting policy choices, decentralized decisions, budget-based contracts, auditor selection and audit market structure as well as empirical analysis of strategic alliances, the January effect, geographical segment disclosure, and incentives for governmental accounting practices and pay.

Rebeca Biswas

Product Specialist

A Senior Manager, Mechanical Engineering at Juniper Networks. Over 20 years, Rebecca has been in mechanical/thermal design and development including setting up the Mechanical Design and Engineering division (global) involving vendor management with leading contract manufacturer and leading corporations. Her core expertise is in developing architectures of mechanical systems that are practical, efficient that can be easily manufactured. For the last few years, Rebecca has been focusing on rapid prototyping using 3D printing and automation. She has found her passion towards product development and is always looking forward to develop processes that will help design better towards building a world class product.

Scientific Advisory Board

Angshuman Guha

Data Scientist

25+ years of experience in applied machine learning, spanning Microsoft, Google, Yandex Labs, Sears Holdings, a paper digitization startup before founding his Business Intelligence startup. Angshuman has proven experience in handwriting recognition, optical character recognition, web search, image recognition, conversion prediction for online advertisements, ad click prediction based on text, machine learning infrastructure, etc. while having his main technical strength in deep learning (neural nets). Angshuman holds two dozen technical patents in and outside US. He has a BS in CS from Jadavpur University and an MS in CS from University of Iowa. He spent 3 years in a PhD program at University of Wisconsin, Madison but decided to move on to roles where he could contribute more.

Sayan Pathak

Data Science and Machine Learning

A Principal Engineer and Machine Learning Scientist in CNTK team at Microsoft. Sayan has published and commercialized cutting edge computer vision and machine learning technology to resolve big data problems applied to medical imaging, neuroscience, computational advertising and social network domains. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked at Allen Institute for Brain Science. He has also consulted several startups and principal investigator on several US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants. He was a faculty at the University of Washington for 15 years and an Affiliate Professor in CSE at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India for over 4 years, teaching to budding talents at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Santanu Sarkar

Bio Medical Scientist

A distinguished scientist and Bakken Fellow in the Research and Technology group in the CRHF division of Medtronic PLC. Shantanu has 16+ years of experience in design, development, and clinical validation of atrial fibrillation and heart failure monitoring technologies. Shantanu holds 30+ issued patents and his scientific contributions include 30+ published manuscripts and 70+ conference abstracts. Shantanu received B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in E & ECE and BME from IIT Kharagpur, India and IIT Bombay, India respectively and completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Debarshi Roy

Medical Practitioner

A Senior Surgeon (ENT, Head, Neck and Skull Base) working as a consultant with Various Esteemed Institutions like Park Clinic, Ruby General hospital, Desun Hospital and BP Poddar Hospital.Dr Roy is having 23+ years of proven experience in Medical fields. Dr Roy received his MBBS from Calcutta Medical College, MS from Patna Medical College, DOHNS from RCS England and MRCP from RCS Glasgow.

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