Speaker Bio

Gunjan Bagla
Gunjan Bagla
Managing Director
Amritt Inc.
Malibu, CA

Gunjan Bagla has 25 years of global sourcing and marketing experience. He has held senior positions in global technology sales and marketing. He began his career as an engineer for Larsen & Toubro Bangalore, a prominent Indian industrial firm. Mr. Bagla came to the U.S. and later worked as Director of Program Management for Tandon Computer.

Based in California, he is the author of the acclaimed title "Doing Business in 21st Century India: How to Profit Today from tomorrow's most exciting Market" published in July 2008 by Warner/Hachette Books and was the technical editor on John Wiley's Doing Business in India for Dummies (2007). He leads the executive seminar "Business with India" at Caltech, the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. These books and seminars are a direct result of his work as an India Business Consultant for major Western clients.

Bagla has been mentioned in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Business Week, Hollywood Reporter and other global media for his expertise on India. He appears often on radio shows all over the United States as the India business expert. His articles on have appeared in Business Week, CIO Magazine, Purchasing Magazine, Quality Magazine, Business World, Daily Variety, and many other publications.

Gunjan is a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE), a business association including Western and Indian organizations and serves on its Executive Council as global liaison for Southern California. He is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology and currently President of the IIT Alumni in the USA. Gunjan did his MBA from Southern Illinois University, where he was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.

Gunjan frequently travels to India as business consultant to large Western corporations and industry trade associations.