Founder and CEO, Deskera
On a mission to empower through the clouds, Shashank Dixit noticing that most entrepreneurs tend to pander to the needs of the privileged class made it his goal to empower Singapore’s minority communities through his cloud-based software provider Deskera, where he is the CEO. Currently one of the largest South East Asian technology firms, Deskera also has offices in the USA, Indonesia, and India. Employing over 300 people, the company has an annual turnover of USD $42 million. In 2016, Shashank earned the 2016 Vanguard award for innovation at the Asia Enterprise Brand Awards, was selected as one of the Red Herring 100 Asia Winners and made it to the Top 20 Finance Technology Solution Providers by CIO Advisor. In March of this year, it was announced that Deskera would be partnering with a state in southeastern India to set up a cloud center, creating over 1,000 new jobs.