Priyadarshi Nanu Pany is the founder and CEO of CSM Technologies, a pioneering GovTech organization headquartered out of Bhubaneswar, Odisha. At a time when the IT industry in Odisha was still nascent, Priyadarshi recognized the potential of technology to transform governance and impact a billion lives. His courage to always think big steered this start-up on a journey dotted with brave & innovative ICT solution breakthroughs. Be it promoting ease of doing business through land management systems in Maharashtra or introducing transparency in tea trade auction processes in Kenya, path-breaking projects under his leadership have educated markets to open up and embrace ICT application in governance.
Sustaining, educating & leading in the market for 23 years wouldn’t have been possible had Priyadarshi not built a team with a solid foundation of corporate governance. Under his leadership, a skilled workforce of 1000+ employees caters to growth driving sectors such as agriculture, mining & industry in India, Africa and United States. The national & international recognition of ICT projects conceptualized by Priyadarshi has successfully positioned Odisha on the global IT landscape.
As an elected leader in the NASSCOM’s Domestic Council and active member of CII and other industry bodies, Priyadarshi actively pursues policy needs for the advancement of IT industry ecosystem. As a founding member of CITE Bhubaneswar, he is instrumental in nurturing entrepreneurship and pushing the boundaries of innovation in IT.
His inspiring journey as a rainmaker and thought leader has been honoured with multiple awards in areas of entrepreneurship & e-governance. He has been at the forefront of a silent revolution motivating people to accommodate the ever increasing demand in GovTech.
His grit, humility & simplicity in thought stands as an inspiration for entrepreneurs and industrialists aiming to build sustainable and high impact businesses.
Ask him about his contribution and he shall humbly respond, “We are just getting started”.