Gopal Padia has more than two decades experience in Trading, consulting and auditing. He brings with him a consistent record of performance and leadership. He has worked in various parts of the world, working with cross cultural teams. He has experience in planning and business development, structuring complex trade seals and financial management. He is well known in the business community in SE Asia and Pacific Rim countries and has a huge network of business associates spread in Europe and Middle East.
As Spotify’s Managing Director for Asia, Sunita drives the strategic direction of the service as it continues to reach out to a rapidly growing audience of music fans across the region. Since joining Spotify's Singapore office in 2013, Sunita has led the service’s expansion across Asia as well as managing the region's revenue division. Apart from helming Spotify launches in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines, Sunita has overseen the growth of crucial business units in the region, including partnerships, product programming, payments and conversion.
Krish Datta joined BackOffice Associates, LLC, a privately held IT Services company majority owned by Goldman Sachs, as the CEO for the Asia Pacific Japan and the Middle East region in August 2011. Krish is responsible for running and expanding BackOffice Associates in Asia, which also includes CPM Consulting, a specialist consulting company for SAP® Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). In less than 3 years Krish has established a presence in Asia Pacific Japan and Middle East, with 6 office, 170 employees while growing business over 500% in the last 3 years.
Krish brings 28 years of work experience in the IT industry including 24 years of leading teams and 19 years driving complete P&L responsibility across several lines of business. Prior to joining BackOffice Associates, he was the President of SAP South East Asia, comprising a territory of 13 countries and driving a business of over $450 million in revenue. In his 16 years with SAP, Krish has started the SAP business in Indonesia, Vietnam, and several markets across Asia. He holds a First Class Degree in Classical Physics from the University of Calcutta, an MBA from SEMS, University of Surrey, UK and Senior Management, "Global Leadership Development Program" from , Insead Business School, France.
Krish is an Entrepreneur at heart. He has been an angel investor as well as Seed investor in several start ups of the new age, and plays a mentoring role through his investment company, Fabella.
Best-selling author of "Ethical Truths of Windows," in the area of operating systems and internet security. He has more than 10 years of successful experience in web applications development and web server administration. He Heads the portal development and performance engineering centre. He holds a degree with distinction in computer application from the University of Bangalore, Master of Information and Communication Technology from Australia, University of Griffith and MCSE Certifications from Microsoft Corporation.