Dipanjan Purkayastha

Dipanjan Purkayastha

Dipanjan Purkayastha

Co-founder & Chief Business Officer, TYGR

Dipanjan Purkayastha is the co-founder and Chief Business Officer at TYGR, a revolutionary omni-transport app based out of India. A veteran in the corporate and technology space with over two decades of experience,  Dipanjan is known for his industry expertise, go-to-market strategies, and ability to structure industry-first multi-geography mega deals with diverse tenures. He is a frequent guest lecturer at leading institutions of the country including IITs and IIMs, an investor on the LetsVenture platform, and a speaker at several global startup forums.

Displaying his entrepreneurial flair early in life, Dipanjan launched a grocery delivery and medical diagnostic platform within a year of graduation. He has since launched and scaled a range of industry-specific technology-driven solutions including A2Zapps, Lykapp, Yibeal, and TYGR. His industry expertise has also been tapped by leading national and international firms including General Electric, Tech Mahindra, IGATE, and Patni, where he has scaled global businesses and executed several major M&A transactions.

At TYGR, his short-term goals include business expansion across tier II and tier III geographies in India as well as an international rollout of services in select countries including Greece, Germany, Middle East, and South Asian region. Within a span of 2 years, Dipanjan eyes multi-tier international operations with a seamless service delivery across South East Asia, Western Europe, Canada, and the US.

In his down time, Dipanjan loves to read fiction, travel to new places and experiment with global cuisine. An adventure sports enthusiast, he enjoys scuba diving and paragliding and is also working on his first book. He is an active supporter of social causes he believes in – including Greenpeace, MoveOn, and several Indian NGOs.