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Anirban Andy Bhattacharya Discusses His Journey

Anirban Andy Bhattacharya Discusses His Journey

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Anirban Andy Bhattacharya in conversation with Sujoy Prasad CHatterjee

Explore the captivating rendezvous between interdisciplinary artist Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee and polymath Anirban Andy Bhattacharya at the ICCR library room. Dive into profound discussions on sustainability, AI, and CSR, featuring Anirban’s book ‘The Ruins of Hope’ unveiling.

In a captivating rendezvous of intellect and inspiration, the library room of ICCR became the stage for an evening of profound discussions. Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee, an acclaimed interdisciplinary artist, engaged in a thought-provoking conversation with Anirban Andy Bhattacharya, a polymath whose vast array of experiences spans entrepreneurship, academia, activism, and literary creation.

The event, titled ‘Pipe Dream: An Evening of Inspiration,’ delved into the realms of sustainability, artificial intelligence, and corporate social responsibility. Anirban, the founder of Amplo Global, a company committed to sustainability, shed light on their CSR activities, collaborating with NGOs like Jadavpur Bondhu Collective Social Welfare Society. The heartwarming inclusion of a performance by children from marginalized communities underscored the tangible impact of their initiatives.

Central to the evening was the unveiling of Anirban’s book, ‘The Ruins of Hope.’ As he introduced the narrative to the audience, a glimpse into the backstory illuminated the genesis of this literary creation. Anirban’s eloquent reading was followed by Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee’s adept moderation, guiding the subsequent conversation.

Anirban Bhattacharyya, known as ‘Andy,’ boasts over two decades of extensive experience in steering strategy, risk management, research, development, and the execution of cutting-edge transformation initiatives. His expertise spans various domains, including supply chain, industrial IoT, and sustainability.

After completing his engineering studies at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India, Andy pursued an MBA at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, specializing in strategy and marketing.

Throughout his career as an executive consultant at renowned global corporations such as Blackstone, Quantum Black/McKinsey, IBM, Capgemini, and KPMG, Andy played a pivotal role in integrating business and technology through models like “As a Service.” He collaborated with leading cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft, GCP, and IBM Cloud stack, driving innovative go-to-market strategies like “Pay as you Grow,” “Risk Sharing,” “Consumption Model,” and “Rental Data and Loyalty.”

In 2018, Andy founded Amplo Global Inc. (www.amploglobal.com), a company at the forefront of design, data, and AI-enabled sustainability risk management. The firm focuses on shaping risk strategies and maturity readiness for organizations navigating or embarking on their ESG journey. Andy has provided strategic counsel to companies like Cognizant, Bain, Wipro, and L&T, offering expertise in ESG and Transformation. Additionally, he serves as an advisor for Hewlett Packard Sustainability for Green programs.

Beyond his corporate endeavors, Andy holds positions as an adjunct faculty at Rutgers University, teaching Design and Materiality in their MBA program, and a visiting faculty at ISB, Hyderabad, concentrating on Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Excellence, and Sustainability. With six Intellectual Properties in Industrial and Business Automation, he brings a wealth of knowledge to academia.

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Anirban Andy Bhattacharya iwith Sujoy Prasad CHatterjee

Driven by a passion for social impact, Andy established the non-profit organization surindia.org, dedicated to nurturing and promoting talented vulnerable young students interested in vocal and instrument-based music, along with education in hygiene, English, Math, and Bengali. He actively contributes to organizations such as ApneAap, Home of Hope, and Kolkata Foundation, guiding their strategy and operations. In 2013, he launched his own social startup, Surindia.org, and in 2021, he introduced his first arts and artisan startup. As a chief strategist in wellness, Andy advises on strategy and marketing.

Residing in New Jersey, Andy wears multiple hats as an accomplished author (Amazon’s Best Selling The Ruins of Hope in 2022 and the recent Industry 5.0 and Data Economy), a social impact blogger, and a recognized leader in Strategy by “Forbes” (featured in How AI Will Democratise Strategy For The Next Industrial Revolution – Forbes India). He is a TEDx speaker and a passionate stargazer. Andy is set to launch his upcoming book on ESG and Data Monetization in December 2023.

In the resonating words exchanged during ‘Pipe Dream,’ Anirban Andy Bhattacharya’s life and work stand as a testament to the transformative power of knowledge and compassion, weaving a tapestry of hope amidst the challenges of our times.

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