Agnimitra Biswas is a PGDM from IIM Calcutta and Electronics and Communication Graduate from IIT Kharagpur having 25 years of experience in Consulting and Education. Agnimitra is presently heading a national level project (SMILE) that entails developing a cloud based software solution to govern and manage all central and state Funded technical institutes. The project is funded by the World Bank under TEQIP III and is a crucial initiative undertaken by the MHRD. IIT Kharagpur has been entrusted with implementing this project. Prior to this, AGNIMITRA was the Professor of Management and Dean-in-Charge, School of Business, Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam. Agnimitra has previously held multiple senior level positions in PricewaterhouseCoopers (now PwC) and IBM where he was a Practice Leader in Business Analytics & Strategy for the Communications Sector of CIC India in his last held position. Agnimitra’s areas of interest are Strategy & Transformation, Project & Program Management, Leadership Development & Management Education, Relationship Building & Key Account Management, Technology Consulting & Implementation; and Operational Excellence. He led the implementation of SEI-CMMI standards at PwC and IBM; Well versed with concepts of ITIL, Lean Six Sigma and TQM; He is a PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005 and also an IBM Certified Complex Project Manager.