Event Date & Time

February 7, 2021 – 5 PM



Event Details

Jay, is a long time IPA member, was elected President of the Association in 2003 & 2004 – Graduate of the IIT, Madras (B.Tech) and IISC (ME EE).

After a short stint with Philips India, he joined as Project Manager at Thales (then Thompson-CSF), a global giant operating in 68 countries serving five key sectors: Aerospace, Space, Ground Transportation, Digital Identity & Security, Defence & Security. After working on several defence programmes, he moved to Sales & Marketing and was then named the Deputy Country Director for Thales in India. Posted to France, he took the position of Area Sales Manager for several countries in Asia. Jay retired a couple of years ago after 2 assignments in India as Country Division Director and Director Programmes.

His talk will take us to Antarctic – the southernmost continent on earth where the South Pole is located! Jay undertook the trip to Antarctica in November 2019 with his wife Jaya. He will share with IPA audience the experience of this unique, once in a lifetime, voyage of discovery highlighting not only the stunning beauty of this continent that contrasts with the reputation of being one of the coldest, driest and most hostile places on earth but also its historical, geological and ecological features.


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