The SoftBank Vision Fund intends to make investments in the technology sector globally. It is managed in the United Kingdom by a subsidiary of the Saudi Binladin Group (SBG). It is reportedly one of the world's largest of its kind and will be operated from London.
Previously, Dipanjan Basu served as the Chief Finance & Operating Officer for Wipro’s Digital & Consulting Business where he was responsible in building and setting up new businesses, M&A and investments in startups.
Microsoft Research Lab India was founded in January 2005. It is located in Bangalore. The lab conducts long-term basic and applied research in different areas, such as cryptography, security, and algorithms etc.
As managing director, Krishnan will guide and direct the strategy and execution of the Hypermarket & Supermarket business of the SPAR brand in India, and will report to the board of Max Hypermarket, a franchisee of SPAR India.
He will be inducted as a whole time Director of the board and as CEO. He will succeed TG Ramesh, the current CEO who now moves onto the role of a strategic advisor role as a non-executive director on the board.