Management Team

Ashish AnandAshish Anand – Board Member

Ashish serves as CEO & Engineering Director of Linksmart Technologies. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy, focus and initiatives to drive growth. Ashish brings over 15+ years experience in Security & networking domain working with some of the big names in this space. He has also prior experience in creating startups in Digital Authenticity, while with Linksmart Technologies he aims to eradicate counterfeit in physical products.

Before Linksmart, he was part of system architecture team developing smart routers for Ericsson. Ashish has multiple patents to his name during his corporate career.  Ashish’s special interest is in systematic innovation, cross-geography technology commercialization, Intellectual property analysis, Collaborative engagement to turn innovations and inventions in end product and solutioning, new market identification. Ashish has his engineering degree from BITS, Mesra.

Koushik Banerjee Koushik Banerjee – Board Member

Koushik Banerjee comes with nearly 2 decades experience across industry verticals. Koushik has held numerous technology and leadership positions with MNC and startups, and was an elected member of technical staff at Texas Instruments (TI).

At Linksmart Technologies, Koushik is focused on bringing industry relevant solutions to put an end to the menace of Counterfeit, Tampering and Warranty fraud. Building a strong collaboration in the industry is the fastest way to counter duplicate/fake products in the global market, and he is driven to make the smartDNA® Advanced Security label available in the market.

Prior to few senior leadership positions with startups, Koushik was heading Client Services – APAC & Japan in Informatica while heading the Global Tools & Technology team. Koushik has completed Senior Management Program from IIM-C.

Balvinder Singh KalsiBalvinder Singh Kalsi – Board Member

Balvinder Singh Kalsi retired on 1st March 2016 as President of DuPont for South Asia and ASEAN regions leading a $2 Bn business. He has  been a Board Member of American chamber of commerce in India and International CEO’s forum for several years. Balvinder led DuPont’s Agri Business in India for several years with DuPont authentication business leader for India reporting in to him.

Balvinder brings in the right connect to industries challenged with Counterfeit, and his past experience in this space is a key value addition to Linksmart Technologies.