Hindol Datta served as the CFO at Singularity University in 2018. Prior to that, he was the CFO at Lifestyle Solutions for four years — he also ran the technology development group and over saw the supply chain process.
Hindol Datta was the Vice President of Finance and Analytics at Emerge Digital Group, the fastest growing company in the Silicon Valley in 2012. He is responsible for operations research, data analytics, supply side platforms and traffic monetization, optimize eCPM’s across various distribution channels, corporate finance and acquisitions, accounting, and working with valuation and audit advisors. Prior to that, he was the CFO of Atari and ran couple of gaming studios – in the Bay Area and France that specialized in MMORPG for console and web. He was also the Principal of Data Integrity and the Director of Finance/Corporate Controller at Adteractive which was a hypergrowth company that grew from $9M in 2003 up to $150M in 2005, 9 employees up to 275+ employees. He has successfully negotiated over $60M credit facility with banks, and have raised over $12M in venture capital and convertible debt. He also worked as Worldwide Director of Strategic Operations at ReSound Corporation, manufacturer of hearing health care devices. He is an Andersen Consulting and Coopers & Lybrand alum, while also having worked in a couple of small regional accounting firms in the Bay Area. As a systems consultant and auditor, his clients have included the Port of Oakland, American President Lines, Clorox, Chevron, AT&T, McKesson, Solectron, Electronic Arts and Third-Party 401K Administrators.
He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor and APICS Certified. He has an MBA in Accounting, an MS in Applied Financial Economics and B.A. in Economics and Math with a minor in Statistics — all from California State University. In addition, he has an Executive degree in Engineering Management from California Institute of Technology and have taken Game Theory and Options Courses at Stanford University. He also has a Certificate in Object Oriented Programming from Rational Rose in Unified Modeling Language. He recently graduated from the one year Stanford Lead Innovation Program.