Mr. Sanjay Padode

Secretary - CDE Society, Bangalore

A 1989 pass out from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, with Honors in M. Sc. (Math) and B. E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) had the entrepreneurial spirit from time of leaving college and founded Dataline and Research Technologies Ltd (DaRT). This company was the first in the country to pioneer online access to information and email services in 1993. The service was popularly referred to as "India Online" and "DaRT Mail". DaRT was the first real time market data provider for the Indian Stock Exchanges. The company partnered with Dow Jones Telerate to introduce a low cost market data terminal to enhance the penetration of Equity Trading in the country. The company was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

To meet the evolving needs of the market for trading, he founded Asian CERC Information Technology Ltd. which developed India's first Order Routing and Risk Management System for real time financial trading on the Internet. Asian CERC owned more than 80% of the market share in both financial information dissemination and providing technology solutions for securities trading. Asian CERC was then acquired by the Religare group and Sanjay continued to lead the company's new Avatar, Religare Technova Global Solutions Limited for a period of four years. During his stint as the CEO of Religare Technova, the company made international and national acquisition and grew from a strength of 250 to 3500 employees.

Post the completion of his obligation as the CEO of Religare Technova, Sanjay was keen to dedicate his self to the cause of education and took over as the Secretary of Center for Developmental Education a not for profit society which runs the JAGSOM. Since the past two years the curriculum of JAGSOM has, and is being revamped for transforming aspiring managers into continuously employable resources. Besides managing this Business School Sanjay is working on establishing an University and a K-12 school.


Member of Associations :

  • Selected member of the Editorial Board of Resaddersse International an international multilingual academic publication. Published from ESC Rennes School of Business, France. This review is ranked by ESSEC and IFSAM.
  • Selected member of the Training and Development Committee of Bangalore Management Association. 2006, 2009
  • Member of AIMS International,’The Association of Indian Management Scholars’ Houston, USA
  • Member of the “Editorial Advisory Board”of the M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Management research journal, ‘M S Ramaiah Management Review’.


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