“ We want to support people (past their prime), to live life with dignity & happiness, by making them financially independent, emotionally stronger and helping them to explore their own potential”.
Debi Prasad Das has been working in Human Resources field for last 27 years in leadership roles in companies such as CEAT, Atos, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Godrej-GE, Advani Orlikon etc. He has done his Masters in Personnel Management, LLB & Advance Management Program from INSEAD. As part of his value of helping people live with dignity, he has been working on the concept of Brighter Sunset for last few years.
Mr Ashok Patni is a Paper Technologist and has more than 40 years experience in setting up & running large Paper Plants. He strongly believes in the purpose of Brighter Sunset and advises on setting up operational controls.
We are always indebted to these people who believed in the concept, in the power of social entrepreneurship, and encouraged us to take few tiny steps which I am sure would prove crucial eventually to our success. Although they are not part of the management, they would continue to work like our North star, reminding our purpose and showing us direction.
Mrs Sasmita Mohanty: She is an accomplished educationist, with many recognitions at state & national level, currently works as Principal at Godawat International School, Kolhapur. She is passionate about bringing in social change through education. She has done her MA & M Phil in Sociology. She has been extremely popular as a Principal and a leader.
Mr Rahul Roy: An accomplished HR professional, Rahul started his career with Indian Army and currently works as Vice President, Human Resources at Atos. He is passionate about technology and innovation and expert in aeromodelling.
Mr N R Srikanth: A TISS alumni & HR stalwart known well in HR fraternity, Srikanth is currently working with Accenture as Managing Director HR handling a large & critical portfolio. Earlier he has worked with Infosys, IBM & EDS in leadership roles. Srikanth loves to be part of Social ventures and particularly for the space Brighter Sunset would operate.
Mr D N Senapati: An astute business man and a MBA from University of Pune, he is the owner of Rabindra Agencies dealing with major pharmaceutical products in Odisha. He has a keen interest in social development and believes everyone has to do his/her bit in improving quality of life.
Mr Santosh Pillai: An entrepreneur Known for his strong business acumen, Santosh has been in industry for 30 years post his Engineering from VJTI and worked with companies like Digital, Atos & TATA Technology. Currently Santosh Heads Orcapod, a large staffing & hiring company operating mostly in IT & ITES space across India.
Brighter Sunset by design is a Social enterprise and want to practice strong and ethical business practice. As it aims to built an community of people eventually, it is important for us to include quality minds with huge experience and achievements to mentor and guide us to run the business and operations in appropriate manner, in line with our purpose. We are ever grateful to our advisors for their encouragement and support.
Prof Narendra M Agrawal: Prof Agrawal holds a PhD from IIM Ahmedabad and was a professor with IIM Bangalore. He has been a renowned Organization Development and Leadership expert consulting industries for many years. He has been recognized in many forums for his contribution in the field of education. He has authored several books & more than 100 articles published in many international journals. Earlier, he worked with HAL for more than 20 years in Business Excellence.
Mr V J Rao: Mr V J Rao has been in the field of Human Resource for more than 35 years and is well respected as a Thought Leader. He is an Alumni of Tata Institute of Social Science and help CHRO positions in Godrej-GE, TCS, TACO and Suzlon. He is a certified Executive Coach and currently works as a Management Consultants on assignment basis. He has a deep interest in Social ventures and wants to make a difference to the society.