Ipsita Dasgupta is President – Corporate Strategy and Incubated Businesses at Star. Aside from heading group strategy, her mandate includes leading Hotstar International and Sports Leagues- specifically the Pro-Kabaddi League, the second most watched sport in India today. Ipsita’s work experience spans across the U.S., China, India and South-East Asia and across multiple sectors, including technology, general industrials, and consulting. Her focus at Star, along with Strategy, is to drive and grow the international digital business for Star and grow the Sports League Business. “The foundational strength and adaptive nature of high growth businesses establish their scalability and sustainability in the long term. To achieve this, it is essential to be able to see around corners and distil market signals from the noise.”
Ipsita was the Chief Commercial Officer of GE South Asia and Greater China where she was responsible for strategy, new product and solutions, marketing and strategic customer accounts across GE businesses. She led ‘In India for India’ growth programs, sales force effectiveness for the region, and was responsible for GE Bangladesh.
Ipsita holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.