Country Director (India), Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Debasish Mitter is the Country Director (India) for Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and leads the foundation’s strategy and operations in India to improve quality of education, employability skills, family economic stability, and health. In his role, Debasish helps to manage and develop the India-based portfolio to drive large-scale systemic transformations in public education and to incubate start-ups to bring innovative products and services to the market. Prior to joining the foundation, he spent 13 years with American Express in various leadership positions in their Delhi, Miami and New York offices. During his career with American Express, he led a variety of operational, transaction-related, finance and strategic responsibilities. Prior to that, Debasish spent a number of years with Dowell Schlumberger, an oilfield services leader, in senior finance roles in the Middle East and the Far East. Debasish is a chartered accountant.