Founder, Chairman and MD of Persistent Systems Limited.
Founder, deAsra Foundation
Dr. Anand Deshpande is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems since its inception and is responsible for the overall leadership, strategy and management of the Company. As a true technology visionary, Anand’s strengths lie in identifying and investing in next-generation technologies and encouraging internal entrepreneurship to ensure that Persistent Systems stays at the forefront of technology innovation.
Currently, he serves as a Trustee of the VLDB Endowment (www.vldb.org
), Trustee of BAIF and as a Trustee of Persistent Foundation. With members of his family, he has established DeAsra Foundation (http://www.deasra.in
), a non-profit entity which focuses on creating self-employment at scale.