Bitan Nandi Biswas

Chairperson

Manash Chaudhuri

Secretary

Saikat Paul

Treasurer

Mr. Somnath Sen

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Abhijit Datta

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Dj Das

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Jayashree Ray

Member of the Board of Directors

Ms. Urmi Chakraborty

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Anjan Das

Member of the Board of Directors

Current Ms. Bitan Nandi Biswas
2019- 2021 Mr. Sudipto Mukhopadhyay
2017-2019 Mr. Subrata Saha
2012-2016 Dr. Subrata Dey
2011-2012 Ms. Dipa Mondal (Acting)
2010-2011 Mr. Ashis Sengupta
2007-2009 Mr. Pradip Banerjee
 2005-2006 Dr. Alok Chatterjee
2001-2005 Mr. Surajit Sengupta
1996-2001 Mr. Shyamal Choudhury
1995-1996 Mr. Sakti Basu
1994-1995 Mr. Ramen Chatterjee
1993-1994 Mr. Satya Ray
1993 Ms. Shelly Roy
1992 Mr. Monojit Dasgupta
1991 Ms. Subha Dutta
1991 Mr. Ardhendu Raha
1990 Ms.Milly Roy
1989-1990 Mr. Amal Sinha
1989 Mr. Subhendu Banerjee
1988 Mr. Ranjit Chakravorty
1987 Ms. Milly Roy
1986 Mr. Ardhendu Raha
1983-1987 Mr. Apurba Mukherjee
1982 Mr. Chunilal Saha
1981 Mr. Somnath Sen
1980 Ms. Aparna Sarkar
1979 Mr. Arun Saha
1978 Mr. Mrityunjoy Ghosh
1977 Mr. Satya Ray
1976 Ms. Aruna Sarkar
1975 Mr. Jnanen Tarafder
1974 Mr. Ramen Chakraborty

In addition to its Board of Directors, Bay Area Prabasi is fortunate to have a group of advisors to help guide our decision-making. Comprised of members of the larger community, successful in their respective fields, the Advisory Council members bring a wealth of knowledge from the academic, corporate, and entrepreneurial sectors.

The primary goal of the Advisory Council is to bring together senior leaders from the Bay Area community, experts in their own fields, to help the Prabasi organization achieve its longer-term goals along three fronts – Community Building, Philanthropy, and Cultural enrichment. The Advisory Council would act as advisors in critical areas like fundraising, vision, and goal setting and leverage their position in the community to enable Bay Area Prabasi to create the positive impact in the community it desires.

Advisory Council

Bay Area Prabasi’s Advisory Council is a critical component of Prabasi leadership, fostering an engaging learning and mentoring relationship. As we continue to strengthen our philanthropic activities and strive for operational excellence, we feel very fortunate to have advisors like them with extensive knowledge and expertise in our key focus areas.

Dr. Ranjit Chakravorti

Ranjit is one of the founder-member of Prabasi and a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and visionary leader. He was Chairman of the Board and first Treasurer of Prabasi.

Dr. Anuradha Luther Maitra

Anu received her Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 1980, after which she taught at UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz and in the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara U.

Sudeshna Raha

She is a business strategy and operations executive with 20+ years of experience in management consulting, technology product management & marketing, passionate about community development, philanthropy and children’s education.

Dr. Sudip Chattopadhyay

Professor of Economics, past Chairperson of the Economics Department at San Francisco State university. He is a Fellow at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He has served as Senior Advisor at the federal Department of Health & Human Services.

Tirthankar Lahiri

He is Senior Vice President of Data and In-Memory Technologies at Oracle Tirthankar has 26 years of experience in the database industry and has worked on 46 issued and several pending patents as well as a number of academic conference and journal publications.

Debanjan Saha

Debanjan is the President and COO at DataRobot, an AI/ML pioneer, where he leads Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Strategy functions. Prior to joining DataRobot, Debanjan held various executive roles in Google, AWS, IBM. He is a fellow of the IEEE.

Sudipto Mukhopadhyay

Sudipto is a Software Architect at Vmware Inc. with overall 20+ years of experience architecting, designing and developing software for large-scale, distributed systems. Sudipto has many innovations and patents in hyper-converged infrastructure, life-cycle management, database and security.