VP Security & Engineering
Sukanta spent most of his career in high technology R&D, wireless communication, information security, and infrastructure. He has over 15 years experience in the field, having worked for military projects, technology startups and technology consulting.
Prior to Opensense, he was a senior manager at Accenture where he led a team to transition one of the largest airlines in the world to use modern service oriented architecture and middleware technologies in core backend systems. He co-founded Affle Limited which is a mobile media company with extensive operations in the Asia Pacific. While there, he was responsible for the design and development of its product line. Affle’s flagship product and campaigns later won a top global award by the Mobile Marketing Association.
Prior to Affle, Sukanta worked at Institute for Infocomm Research in Singapore where he worked on R&D in wireless communications and was a regular participant and contributor to the IETF. He also worked on projects for Singapore defence industries and port authority in development of cutting edge communication technology and their application.
He is a hard core engineer with passion for digging deep into systems and getting hands dirty. When he is not working on his day job tasks, he can often be found tinkering with electronic hardware or poring over history and philosophy books.
Sukanta holds an M.Eng and B.Eng in Electrical Engineering (Honors) from the National University of Singapore.
127.0.0.1. There is nothing like home. --Sukanta