Dr. Siddhartha Chatterjee (Sid) is the Chief Technology Officer at Persistent Systems, he is responsible for technology leadership both externally and internally. Prior to Persistent, Sid was with IBM for 13 years during which, he has held multiple technical, strategic, managerial, and executive positions across IBM Research, IBM Systems & Technology Group, and IBM Global Technology Services. He holds a B. Tech. (Honors) degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and a Ph.D. in Computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.