Ankur C. Das
Ankur mentors and angel invests in early-stage start-ups broadly around either of these three themes – start-ups with solutions for the enterprise space, start-ups working on cyber intelligence applications and start-ups based out of tier-2 non-metro urban locations.
Ankur is a proven go-to-market strategist for new products and services across geographies. He is extensively networked throughout the innovation ecosystem with access to niche skills and tech. He especially possesses deep insightful knowledge of regional market dynamics in South Asia and has established long-term relationships with a marquee clientele. With his expertise in commercialization of bleeding-edge technology, Ankur is on the advisory board of many innovative companies, accelerators and start-ups.
Ankur is an entrepreneurial executive with more than 17 years of international experience in consulting and business development with both Fortune 100 and SME clients. He has lived and worked out of diverse locations across Europe and Asia. His past experience includes significant stints at organizations such as Nestlé, IBM, etc. He had started-up enterprise SBUs twice in Asia for American entities Optimal Solutions (acquired by NTT Data) and KloudData Inc. – taking both of their local SBUs from zero to multi-million $ revenue.