Amit Chatterjee, Managing Director, Microsoft India R&D Pvt Ltd, & General Manager, Server & Tools Business, MSIDC
Amit Chatterjee is the Managing Director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd (MIRPL) and the General Manager of the Server & Tools Business at MSIDC. Amit has been with Microsoft for the last 23 years. He started his Microsoft career in Redmond in 1988 and spent the first few years as a key member of the Windows team that shipped Windows 2.1, 3.0, 3.1 and '95, after which he joined the Direct Show and Direct X Media product teams.
He moved to India to join MIRPL in 1998 and has held a variety of roles, including being the General Manager for the Windows Technologies group. He took over as the General Manager of the Visual Studio Test & Lab Management business at MIRPL in the year 2007. In September 2010, Amit was appointed the Managing Director of MIRPL. Recently, he was appointed the General Manager of the Server & Tools Business at MSIDC.
Amit completed his Master’s in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur after graduating in Electronics from the same university. He received the President of India Gold Medal for the ‘Best Graduating Engineer’ in 1984 and the Technology Alumni Association Gold Medal for topping the post graduate class of 1985. He was recently conferred the IIT Kharagpur Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010.