Chancellor, Brainware University
A self-taught digital artist, versatile photographer, weekend singer and documentary filmmaker, Phalguni Mookhopadhayay is the founder-chancellor of Brainware University, founder-chairman and managing director of Brainware Consultancy Private Limited and Webguru Infosystems Private Limited.
Born on February 28, 1955 at Uttarpara, Hooghly in West Bengal, he did his schooling at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur and graduated with honours in Economics from St Xavier's College, Kolkata.
He completed his masters in Economics from Calcutta University and MBA from IISWBM, before joining Hindustan Lever as a management trainee. He worked as a market planner for the ABP group for nearly a decade before striking out on his own and blazing a trail with Brainware, where he is a hands-on chancellor.
Vice-Chancellor, Brainware University
"Brainware University is based on a strong foundation of modern infrastructure, qualified faculty, active learning processes and penchant for scholarly research. It is a hub of multidisciplinary education that offers a wide range of academic programmes, starting from graduation, through post-graduation in IT, Management, Skills, Humanities and Science.
The University actively encourages a culture of openness to help each student gain mastery over his or her discipline, develop vision, attitude and aptitude, upgrade knowledge and skills, instil a sense of competitiveness, as well as creative expressions. Our focus is to create responsible technologists, leaders, teachers, entrepreneurs and creative personnel, who will drive society and the economy.
The aim is not just to create good scholars, but rather, stellar human beings.
I welcome you all to join our vibrant student community."