A man who has witnessed various shades of life-Anirban Andy Bhattacharya had a thought – provoking conversation with Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee

✍️By Special Correspond

Pipe Dream an evening of inspiration and hope through thought-provoking conversations between Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee an acclaimed interdisciplinary artist and Anirban Andy Bhattacharyya, an author, entrepreneur, adjunct faculty, climate risk activist on his book The Ruins Of Hope took place at the library room of ICCR recently.

The session started with the introduction of Amploglobal the company founded by Anirban that works on sustainability. Talk on sustainability, ai , etc followed by the CSR activities of Amploglobal and Andy . Sudakshina Addy and Andy talked about their engagements with the various ngos. A short performance by the children of sex workers and domestic helps residing near kalighat area is worth a mention. Amploglobal’s CSR team is working with the NGO Jadavpur Bondhu Collective Social Welfare Society, based in Kalighat run by
Smritiparna Sengupta, that works for the betterment of these children Introduction of Ruins of Hope the book. Then it’s a time to have some lights on the backstory of the book. Anirban gave a brief of the story to the audience followed by the introduction of Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee who moderated the book reading session followed by a conversation with Anirban Bhattacharya.

Anirban, ‘Andy,’ Bhattacharyya has over twenty-one years of experience in strategy, risk, research, development, and implementation of next-generation transformation programs. His reach has spanned from supply chain, industrial IOT and sustainability space. After studying engineering at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India, Andy earned an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he specialized in strategy and marketing.
As an executive consultant at global corporations, including Blackstone, Quantum Black/Mckinsey, IBM, Capgemini, KPMG, etc. he led business shaking hand with technology like “As a Service” models working with AWS, Microsoft, GCP and IBM Cloud stack driving various GTMs like “Pay as you Grow” model, “Risk Sharing” model, “Consumption Model”, “Rental Data and Loyalty” model. In 2018, he founded Amplo Global Inc. (, a design and data led and artificial intelligence-enabled sustainability risk management platform company, driving risk strategies and maturity readiness of organizations getting ready or already in their journey of ESG. Andy started advising companies like Cognizant, Bain, Wipro and L&T recently in establishing strategies in and around ESG and Transformation. Andy also serves as an advisor for Hewlett Packard Sustainability for Green programs.
Andy is an adjunct faculty at Rutgers University’s esteemed MBA program where he teaches Design and Materiality. He is also a visiting faculty at ISB, Hyderabad focusing on Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Excellence and Sustainability. He holds 6 Intellectual Properties in Industrial and Business Automation.
Passionate about creating a positive impact on society, he launched an anti-sex trafficking non-profit organization, that nurtures and promotes talented vulnerable young students interested in vocal and instrument-based music along with hygiene, English, Math and Bengali . As a volunteer, he has been driving strategy and operations for organizations like ApneAap, Home of Hope and Kolkata Foundation. He launched a social entrepreneurship framework for all aspiring social startups. He coaches and helps social entrepreneurs to create a value chain between donors, organization and beneficiaries. He launched his own social start-up in 2013 named He has his first arts and artisan startup launched in 2021. He is a chief strategist in wellness advises for its strategy and marketing.
Andy lives in New Jersey, where he enjoys being an author (Amazon’s Best Selling The Ruins of Hope in 2022; his latest release has been a business book named Industry 5.0 and Data Economy) and a social impact blogger. He is a “Forbes” presented leader in Strategy (How AI Will Democratise Strategy For The Next Industrial Revolution – Forbes India). He is a TEDx speaker and an avid star gazer. His upcoming book on ESG and Data Monetization is planned to be launched in December 2023.

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