Mr. Abhay Sawant is the Chief Executive Officer of Busy Dolphin in Texas, USA. He did his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1988 and MS in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. He has worked in the telecom industry for over 14 years in engineering department and has played various managerial roles. Subsequently, Mr. Sawant started his own business and currently runs a digital marketing company.
Mr. Sawant is a co-founder, president for the past seven years and now also the Chairman of IIT Alumni of North Texas. He has helped drive networking among the alumni in the region by organizing various events and activities. He has organised meetings for the visiting IITB delegations with local universities, and industry leaders. Mr. Sawant also serves on the IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation.
While sharing his memories about IIT Bombay he says, “It was during my stay at IIT Bombay as a student, that I developed love for photography. The hostel dark room provided opportunity to manually print the black and white pictures- some of which I still have. I also feel that IIT hostel life gave all of us our lifelong friends.”
Motivation towards contribution to IITB:
As a beneficiary of world class education IIT Bombay, it was my honor to help build the branding of IIT and IITB, in particular, It gives me great satisfaction to see IIT alumni network and benefit from each other's experience and explore new opportunities.