About the speaker
Apratim Purakayastha is the Chief Technology Officer at Skillsoft. He is responsible for engineering, product management, cloud operations, and IT across all products in the Skillsoft group of companies. Also, he has extensive experience in supporting rapidly growing technology companies. Including General Manager & SVP of SaaS at SevOne. Where he was responsible for its on-demand/SaaS business segment, after holding the position of SVP Engineering. During an interaction with TheTechPod – “SaaS & Mobile is like a Brother – Sister Relation,” says Apratim Purakayastha.
Prior to SevOne, AP held senior technology positions including Group President in ACI Worldwide and Director of Software at IBM. Also, AP has a PhD in Computer Science from Duke University. He had an MS in Computer Science from Washington State University. And, a BS in Computer Science from Jadavpur University, India.
About the company
Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets. Their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Also, empowering 45 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience. And, a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.
Skillsoft and SumTotal are partners to thousands of leading global organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. Also, the company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance, and success. Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Talent Development, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle.
In an interaction with Rohit Sardana, Apratim Purakayastha speaks about the future of SaaS ecosystem in India. Also, Rohit Sardana is the Editor-in-Chief at TheTechPod and Co-founder of IncubateIND. Let’s hear the complete podcast. And, also understand – “SaaS & Mobile is like a Brother – Sister Relation – Apratim Purakayastha”.