An Educator, Innovator, Entrepreneur, Strategist and a Researcher. Dr(Cdr) Arnab Das is a former Naval Officer with over two decades of active service. He has a Masters and PhD degree from IIT Delhi and has spent close to seven years in IIT Delhi managing research projects for the Navy and the DRDO. He founded a technology driven think tank called the Maritime Research Center and a start-up named NirDhwani Technology Pvt Ltd. He is a visiting Professor at the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology at Pune.