Personal Profile :
Partha Sarathi Guha Patra (PSGP) is an engineering professional turned entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in senior leadership positions. He has served Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) for more than 26 years in various roles including Senior Vice President & Head – Corporate Affairs leading Wipro’s public affairs & government relations globally; Vice President – Strategic Initiatives; VP & Global Business Head – Defense, Aerospace & Security; VP & Head – Product Engineering & Embedded Application and many other senior management positions. He has also been on the Board of a Wipro JV with GMR in Airport IT Services.
Currently, Partha is Founding Chairman of ASADEL Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a technology platform with core philosophy to couple development of sustainable products and services with value it creates & brings to lives of people it serves; that supported by its inherent culture of continuous research, analysis and innovation. Company engaged in building innovative, state-of-the-art engineering solutions deploying future-ready technologies in health, medical analytics, wearable devices for women and senior citizens, and smart solutions for urban societies and governments. He is also a Director at SafetyKart Retail Pvt. Ltd. and Greenzone Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
Partha has been a prolific investor in emerging technology companies including Growtech Engineering (a company incubated in IIT, Chennai) and Dibz. His passion is to get technology to simplify and empower lives of millions – inclusive and sustainable solutions adding value to lives of common men.
Partha is a public speaker and has been on many panels both in India and abroad.
He is and has remained member of several key committees in Confederation of Indian Industries and Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has remained Co-Chair of IT Committee in FICCI from 2012 till 2014. He has served and contributed as member on Sahoo Committee under Ministry of Finance; Defense IT Committee under Ministry of Defense; Companies Act Rule Making Committee under Ministry of Corporate Affairs to name a few.
Partha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from Calcutta University and is a rank holder.