Before venturing into entrepreneurship with StrategINK, Vinod garnered extensive experience during his tenure at IDC India and Cybermedia, where he excelled in pivotal roles within the Go-To-Market Services team. His exceptional contributions in sales, marketing, and business development earned him the prestigious distinction of being awarded the Best Employee twice by the organization.
As an alumnus of Amity, Vinod holds dual Master’s degrees in Business Administration, specializing in IT and Marketing. He completed his undergraduate studies in e-commerce at Indraprastha University in New Delhi. Currently based in Gurugram, part of the National Capital Region in India, Vinod continues to inspire and lead StrategINK with his visionary mindset, exceptional leadership skills, and unwavering commitment to excellence. His remarkable track record positions him as an inspirational figure in the field of entrepreneurship and business management, driving StrategINK to new heights of success.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Vinod enjoys networking and socializing. As an MD, building connections and expanding his professional network are vital aspects of his role. He actively participates in industry events, conferences, and social gatherings, where he can meet like-minded individuals and exchange ideas. Furthermore, Vinod has a passion for philanthropy. He believes in giving back to society and making a positive impact. He is involved in various charitable activities, volunteering his time and resources to support causes he is passionate about.
Santanu is an IT/Digital Transformation (DX) Thought Leader, Advisor, Business Coach & Enabler with ~25 years’ Solution Sales & Consulting over-achievement track record across ASEAN, Asia Pacific & India. He has consistently led High-Performance teams towards generating multi-million-dollar solution & services revenue from distinguished clients. Before teaming up with like-minded enthusiasts at StrategINK, he was Director-Consulting at IDC India/South Asia. Santanu has also worked in senior leadership roles in IBM (10 years), EMC, Hewlett-Packard (06 years), Digital-Compaq etc., based out of India & Singapore.
His technology focus include domains such as IT Infrastructure, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, Hybrid Cloud, Analytics, Cyber Resilience, Digital Transformation @ Industry Verticals, and Innovation Accelerators (Cognitive / AI / ML, Robotics, IOT, Blockchain, DevOps).
Multiple Award Winner with great business acumen, Santanu is especially passionate about translating IT/DX solutions & services into Digital Innovation and business outcome.