Mr. Anal Jain has over 40 years of experience in the IT industry. He was Head of Sales and Marketing at Wipro during its early years when it grew into one of India’s largest IT companies.
He then set up and headed IBM’s India business as President. Later he started and headed Sun Microsystems as CEO and Managing Director, India and South Asia. He has been responsible for heading other leading companies such as BirlaSoft and NetApp India, among others. He continues to mentor several IT companies through NASSCOM, TIE, and his alma mater, IIT Kharagpur. He is a founding Director on the board of Inflow Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Jain has been active in the field of microfinance for over twelve years. He has been an Advisor to Sa-Dhan, the national microfinance industry association. He was formerly Managing Director of MicroVentures India, a private equity fund focused on the Indian microfinance industry. He also serves on the Boards of various microfinance institutions as an independent Director – Sonata Finance, CreditAccess Grameen Ltd, and RBL Finserve.
Mr. Jain holds a bachelor’s degree, B.Tech-Hons. (Electrical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and a master’s degree, M.S. (Electrical Engineering) from Brooklyn Poly, New York City, USA