Shampa Banerjee to be Honored as 2020 Spirit of Women in Business Award Winner
The annual Spirit of Women in Business conference will take place on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Kent State Student Center on the Kent campus.
Banerjee is a senior executive and global technology leader with success in driving innovation and growth in companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 Companies. Her extensive background includes experience in digital media, consumer products, large-scale SaaS platforms, strategy and execution.
Since 2014, Banerjee has served as the Chief Product Officer of Eros Digital at Eros International. Leading a globally distributed organization, she has grown the service from inception to 150 million global subscribers in 135 countries. She is also a board member for the Association for Corporate Growth Silicon, a mentor at NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center and a member of the College of Business Administration’s National Advisory Board.
Banerjee earned a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Kent State University and two master’s degrees in physics from Case Western Reserve University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
“We look forward to honoring such an accomplished leader at this year’s Spirit of Women in Business conference,” said Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business Administration. “Shampa’s many contributions to the technology and business sectors are worthy of recognition.”
The 10th annual Spirit of Women in Business conference will bring together women from diverse professional backgrounds. The day-long conference will include a keynote address from Tasha Eurich, Principal of the Eurich Group, a lunch keynote, a Q&A session and breakout sessions with presentation options for attendees to choose from.
For more information about the Spirit of Women in Business conference or to register for the event, visit http://www.kent.edu/business/swib.
Kent State College of Business Administration
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is among the fewer than 1% of business colleges worldwide to obtain dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting.
The Kent State College of Business Administration ranks as one of the nation’s Best Business Schools by Princeton Review. The College is committed to sustainability as an advanced Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) signatory and is recognized by the Sales Education Foundation as a top university for professional sales education.
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