We sat down to speak with  Shampa Banerjee for our Women in Science and Technology TV series. We were curious to find out how and why a trained physicist like her left a career in ivory tower and cross over to the business side of startups and technology?  Banerjee has a Phd in physics and was pursuing a post-doctorate when a chance conversation led to a change in her career path and brought her to Silicon Valley.  Banerjee has led engineering teams and defined product strategies for various companies in Silcion Valley. How is her perspective different from that of an engineer? Tune in to find out.

Banerjee is the Chief Product Officer of Eros Now, digital division of Eros International the largest integrated studio for Bollywood films. Eros Now is located in Silicon Valley.

This TV interview was sponsored by Zoho Corporation.

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This month in our Women in Science & Tech TV series we talk to Shampa Banerjee of Eros Now and Hannah Kain of ALOM Technologies. We talk to them about how they got interested in science & technology and what brought them to Silicon Valley.


Shampa Banerjee, Chief Product Officer, Eros Now


Banerjee was drawn to science and math right from her childhood. She majored in Physics at IIT, Kanpur and came to study in America. She got a PhD in physics and was working on a post-doctorate when a chance conversation changed her life and career. It was serendipity that brought her to Silicon Valley and the world of startups. Banerjee is the Chief Product Officer at Eros Now, the digital division of Eros International the largest integrated studio for Bollywood films. How did a physicist become a Chief Product Officer? We have the answers for this and other question in our upcoming interview with Banerjee.


Hannah Kain, President/CEO, ALOM Technologies


Hannah Kain is the President and CEO of ALOM Technologies, a global supply chain company in Silicon Valley. Kain studied International Relations in Denmark before she came to the US. So, how did she go from her liberal arts major background to founding a supply chain company that counts Fortune 500 companies as its clients? What prompted her to start a global supply chain and take her into the world of manufacturing? Tune back in to find out Kain’s style of leadership and how she works with her team to execute and deliver to her clients.

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