Mr. Berjis Desai is a Master of Law from University of Cambridge, UK.
He is an eminent professional law practitioner with nearly 40 years of experience in transactional and dispute resolution laws.
He has served as a Managing Partner and as the Senior Partner at J Sagar Associates, a national law firm.
At present, he is an independent legal counsel engaged in private client practice, viz: -Succession and estate planning for HNIs and promoter families through wills, trusts and family arrangements - Resolving family, testamentary and business disputes through mediation; -Insolvency and asset reconstruction advisory.
Mr. Berjis Desai is the author of:-
‘OH! THOSE PARSIS, A to Z of the Parsi way of life’ and ‘The Bawaji’ Chronicles of a Vanishing Community’.
Dr. Diganta Mukherjee, B.Stat. ,M.Stat. ,Ph.D.(Economics) all from Indian Statistical Institute. Research interests are Welfare & Development Economics in general and multidimensional poverty in particular. He is also active in the area of Finance, particularly mathematical models for pricing contracts and Analysis and modelling of Network data. Ex-faculty, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Essex University, ICFAI Business School. Now faculty at the Indian Statistical Institute. Has over 80 research publications in national and international journals and authored three books.
Has been involved in projects with large corporate houses and various ministries of Government of India and West Bengal Government.
Acting as technical advisor to Multi-Commodities Exchange, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Sample Survey Office, National Accounts Division (Central Statistical Office).
Dr. Prasenjit Majumder is a Full Professor at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of ICT (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar and a Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (IIIT-V). Professor Majumder did his Ph.D. from Jadavpur University and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University College Dublin. He worked in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata for more than a decade prior to joining DA-IICT, where he currently heads the Information Retrieval and Language Processing Lab. His research interests lie at the intersection of Information Retrieval, Cognitive Science and Human Computer Interaction. He served as Principal Investigator of projects on AI and NLP sponsored by Govt. of India. He is one of the pioneers of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation(FIRE), which evaluates Information Retrieval and Language technology systems, since 2008, FIRE has grown to become a well recognized (NIST, USA) venue, drawing participants from across the globe. Professor Majumder has authored several journal and conference papers and co-edited two special issues of Transactions in Information Systems (ACM). He is also serving the editorial board of ACM TALLIP and SNCS journal. He has co-edited several proceedings published by ACM and co-authored one book published by springer. He also served the program committee of ACM SIGIR for continuous 7 years.
Dr. Arindam Saha is currently the Managing Director of Vista Intelligence Private Limited. In a career spanning 21 years, he has worked in various sectors including steel, textile, chamber of commerce, commodity exchange, stock exchange, data analytics and media. Before Vista, he worked in organizations like Indian Chamber of Commerce, FIEO (Ministry of Commerce & Industry), The Economic Times, MCX, BSE, NSE and Ticker etc. He has performed roles in energy management, business development, strategy, general management and communications. He has studied economics, statistics and management from the University of Calcutta, Indian Statistical Institute and IISWBM.
Dr Saha is a PhD from XLRI, Jamshedpur on market microstructure.