Kaustav Mitra is the VP and Global Program Lead for SAP Startup Focus. He has over 10 years of leadership experience in a managed services firm plus hands-on experience in every aspect of startup and post-startup businesses. Kaustav’s 24 years in technology cover various aspects of the IT industry, including P&L management, CxO level communications, contract review and negotiation, key account management, team leadership and collaboration, strategic marketing / business development, and recurring revenue business models. His broad industry and product management technology expertise focuses on system design, systems administration, and needs analysis. Kaustav’s previous roles include Director, TIP Chairman Projects for SAP, General Manager and Senior Consultant at mitra IT, and VP, Strategy and Business Development at F. A. Systems.