Our Management Team

Our team of analysts and researchers has experience in industry or consulting. Our analysts have strong educational backgrounds typically Engineering and/or MBA qualifications - from leading institutions in USA, Europe and India.

Each team member embodies the company's values of being a partner in the growth and augmentation of its clients by ensuring its availability and willingness to cater to the client's needs in the most honest and sincere manner.

Ravi Sangal : Chief Advisor

Ravi Sangal was the President of IDC, a global marketing research and marketing intelligence organization, for nearly fifteen years. As its head, he built the organization almost from scratch and demonstrated market equity, growth and consistent profitability.

He has more than thirty years of work experience in market research, management consultancy and academics. Mr Sangal has been directly responsible for conducting a number of industrial surveys, in-depth face-to-face interviews with senior industry leaders, opportunity identification and in secondary research. Due to his extensive industry knowledge and understanding, he was appointed National Consultant by UN for technology assignments. Mr. Sangal has often been quoted in print and electronic media for his accurate observations. He has been on the cover of several leading magazines and news papers in the past. He has been awarded a Statement of Accomplishment by JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, US for Data Analysis. Ravi is an engineering graduate from BITS, Pilani and an MTech (Management and Systems) from IIT, Delhi.

Mohd. Faisal

Mohammad Faisal : CEO

Faisal has handled varied range of responsibilities, and has partnered with prominent companies such as Texas Instruments, Avery Dennison, Hewlett Packard, Emerson, Kodak, SABIC, and Olympus among others to contribute extensively to the knowledge base in their respective industry verticals. He has authored more than 50 technical/market intelligence reports, custom studies, and client presentations and has been a participant in various international technology conferences. Faisal holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from BITS Pilani, one of the most esteemed engineering schools in India, and currently serves as the CEO at BIS Research.

Ravi Baid

Ravi Baid : Director

Having over fifteen years of business experience in the field of technology, Ravi is a dual degree holder in Chemistry and Computers from one of the most prominent engineering schools in India and has a Masters degree in Business Management from the University of Arizona, United States. 

Gaurav Gaggar

Gaurav Gaggar : Director

Gaurav is an investment banker with over 12 years of experience in Transaction Advisory, Resource Mobilization and Valuations. He has been an adviser in a number of Private Equity and M&A transactions. After his tenure with Deloitte in 2010 Gaurav donned the hat of an entrepreneur and co-founded 4 different IT start-ups in the gaming, healthcare and leisure domains. Gaurav started his career with the Citi Group after becoming a Chartered Accountant in 2002.

Tushar Aggarwal

Tushar Agarwal : Director

Tushar is a proven business leader with over 14 years of business and consulting experience  with Ernst and Young, Allianz Capital and other leading Investment firms. He is also the co-founder of Indo-Ghana Natural Resources Ltd. Tushar graduated as a master from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom in 1998.

Ashok Jain : Mentor & Advisor

Dr. Jain is a PhD holder in Physics and a fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India. He began his professional career in Physics at the University of Delhi, followed by universities of Kyoto (Japan) and Bristol (U.K.) and International Centre for Theoretical Physics. 

Dr. Jain later moved to Science and Technology Management and Policy and served as a Science Attaché in the Indian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. He also served as the Director in the Ministry of Science and Technology and National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies. Dr Jain is  associated with S&T Policy & Strategy advise to  several countries of Africa, Asia and Europe, with the Commonwealth Science Council, European Commission and several UN agencies. Dr. Jain is the recipient of Emperor of Japan’s medal of honor for promoting research and academic co-operation between India and Japan.

Sunil Bafna : Partner, US operation

A Senior IT/Business Executive with over 25 years of experience working on software related to various industries, including engineering, retail, finance, marketing, legal, high-tech sectors, as well as government agencies.  He is well versed in business intelligence, analytics, data warehousing, a number of major mobile applications, semantic web, and various machine learning technologies.  He has more than 10 years of experience in innovative market research strategies and Lean Six-Sigma approaches.  He has consistently dedicated assistance and aid to his clients in successful technological strategies to meet the required business needs.  As a business executive, he has effectively built teams that are responsible for sales, marketing, and delivery. He has also mentored many other small-scale businesses in order to create an effective ecosystem and drive further efficiency in business practices

Soumitra Sharma : Strategic Advisor

Soumitra Sharma is a seasoned tech operator and investor, with experience across top firms such as Alibaba Group, IDG Ventures, Citigroup, and Deloitte. Having built products that have touched hundreds of millions of users, scaled global businesses and advised on $2 billion+ investments across the U.S.-India-China tripod, he will play a key role in supporting BIS on strategy and product fronts, along with plugging into the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem.

Taru Jain : Strategic Advisor

Taru Jain has over 25 years of experience in digital transformation and marketing consulting, having worked for decades in the U.K. and Singapore. He has been the CEO of large digital marketing agencies in international networks. As a highly successful entrepreneur, he recently sold his business which advised over 50 Fortune 500 clients on digital transformation and marketing re-invention. Taru will play a key role in strategizing global marketing and branding initiatives for BIS Research.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta : Strategic Advisor

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the President of AirFuel Alliance, the leading global authority on wireless power technology and standards. A consumer electronics and wireless technology frontrunner with over 20 patents and several industry-first products to his credit, Sanjay will mentor the technology research team at BIS.