As the Chief Financial Officer, Hindol Datta is charged with driving sound financial strategies globally to create value and maximize global impact. He brings over 20 years of experience in finance, digital marketing, business operations, business intelligence and strategy.
Mr. Datta served as the Chief Financial Officer of Lifestyle Solutions, a wholesale furniture company with a global footprint. He established business intelligence reporting, developed products to support the e-tailing business and workflow efficiencies. Prior to that, he worked at Emerge Digital Group which was one of the leading digital video advertising platforms. At Emerge Digital Group, he set up subsidiary operations in Asia-Pacific and developed the programmatic platform for Supply-Side advertising.
He also served as Chief Financial Officer at Atari, a public company in France. He served as Vice President of Finance and Operations and Director of Business Intelligence for the last eight years in internet online and media distribution companies. Prior to internet marketing, he worked as Director of Strategic Planning in mobile telecommunications and Operations Controller in a medical device company (GNResound) which was acquired by the Great Nordic Group.
Mr. Datta is currently a Strategic Advisor to the Board for Gjemeni, a boutique company in the smart furniture market.
Mr. Datta is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California, a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He holds Masters’ degrees in Applied Financial Economics and Accounting from California State University, and Engineering Management from California Institute of Technology. He is currently pursuing the Lead Certificate in Innovation, a one-year program, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has also taught Economics and Finance at California State University and University of Phoenix. His hobbies are chess, music and lots of reading.