Sayantan is currently the Managing Director for the foodpanda business in Malaysia. As the head of a prominent global startup, Sayantan oversees all commercial and
operational efforts from end to end and at the same time being responsible for developing key strategies to tackle the complex food delivery marketplace.
From being an Analyst with the Singapore Exchange he then moved on to TripAdvisor before founding his own start-up. From building and implementing Financial Accounting Frameworks to developing key strategies to compete against competitors such as AirBnB, Sayantan is an inspired and driven individual with strong data and analytical sense.
Sayantan is a startup enthusiast with a passion for Marketplaces, Consumer Behaviour, IoT and FinTech. He has a great respect for the various cultures and traditions practised across Southeast Asia after spending over 20 years living in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. Sayantan considers his greatest achievement to date to be having reached the peak of Southeast Asia’s highest mountain, Mount Kinabalu at the age of 13.