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Dipak Naskar : Pioneering Innovation In Technology Through Vision & Tenacity

Dipak Naskar : Pioneering Innovation In Technology Through Vision & Tenacity

Dipak Naskar,  Founder

Dipak Naskar


Stanford University has nurtured a cadre of Indian alumni who have emerged as influential leaders in various industries worldwide. Among them, Dipak Naskar stands out as a beacon of innovation and entrepreneurship. With a diverse background in electrical engineering and operations management, Dipak has spearheaded transformative ventures, leveraging his expertise to pioneer innovation in technology.

His relentless drive and visionary leadership have propelled him to the forefront of industry, where he continues to make significant strides in revolutionizing traditional practices. As an alumnus of Stanford's Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, Dipak exemplifies the university's ethos of fostering forward thinking leaders who shape the future of their respective fields.

In an in-depth conversation with CEO Insights Magazine, Dipak shares with us his profes-sional journey, leadership guidelines and much more. Let’s hear it from him.

Tell us about the distinctive experiences available at Stanford University and share insights gained beyond academic learning.

At Stanford University, I had the incredible opportunity to dive into the world of innovation and entrepreneurship through an online program. Beyond the academic lessons, I found myself immersed in a journey of self discovery and practical insights. The course not only equipped me with essential skills but also instilled in me a profound understanding of the essence of ideation and problem-solving. I learned that while generating ideas might be easy, creating impactful startups requires addressing real-world problems. This experience taught me the importance of empathy and customer-centric thinking in building successful ventures.

Stanford provided me with a platform to connect with like-minded individuals, fostering a supportive community where ideas flourished. Through this unique experience, I gained not just
knowledge but also the confidence to pursue my entrepreneurial dreams with purpose and passion.

Could you give an overview of SKIMOD as an organization, including its market posi-tioning and current standing?

SKIMOD stands as a pioneering force in the realm of power substation automation solutions in the eastern region of India. Established in 2019, our company is driven by a profound commitment to delivering exceptional technical services for SAS integration. Specializing in RTU, SCADA LDMS, and SAS integration, we bring a blend of expertise and innovation to the table.

With a focus on customer satisfaction & continuous improvement we are working towards a brighter, more efficient future for power sub- stations across the region

Our mission is to cater to the unique needs of the power utility sector by providing reliable and efficient solutions. As the first of its kind in our region, SKIMOD has carved a niche for itself, setting the standard for excellence in the market.

Explain your leadership philosophy and approach. What principles or strategies do you employ as a leader?

As a leader, I believe in transformational leadership, striving to create a cohesive system where every team member feels empowered and inspired to exceed expectations. My approach is guided by several key principles. Firstly, I focus on fostering a clear and compelling vision, sharing values that resonate with my team. Through inspirational communi-cation and emotional intelligence, I strive to motivate and uplift others, encouraging autonomy and individual growth.

Building strong relationships based on trust, empathy, and respect is fundamental to my leadership style. I prioritize the development of team members, offering coaching, mentorship and ample opportunities for learning and skill enhancement. Ultimately, my goal is to create an environment where everyone feels valued, motivated, and driven to contribute their best towards our shared vision.

What are your methods for staying abreast of industry trends and
ensuring your organization remains future-ready?

Staying ahead of industry trends is crucial for ensuring SKIMOD remains at the forefront of innovation and ready for the future. I personally dedicate significant time every day to conduct thorough market research on substation automation trends. By closely monitoring market dynamics, including factors like grid reliability needs, technological advancements, and government initiatives, we stay informed about emerging oppor- tunities and challenges.

Additionally, we keep a keen eye on global market trends and the evolving needs of our clients in India. By understanding market distribution and emerging technologies, we can anticipate future demands and tailor our solutions to meet them effectively.

What advice do you have for the budding industry leaders and entrepreneurs?

My advice to budding industry leaders and entrepreneurs is to embrace the spirit of entrepreneurship by seeking out problems and challenges as opportunities for innovation. Rather than solely focusing on flashy ideas, I urge them to look closely at the myriad of problems people face everyday, from the consumer's perspective, organizational standpoint, or within various industries. By analyzing these challenges and striving to provide effective solutions, they can make a meaningful impact on society.

Dipak Naskar, Founder, SKIMOD

Dipak Naskar is a seasoned entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and creativity. Armed with a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology and a PGDM in Operations from Welingkar Institute of Management, Dipak has honed his skills in various roles, including Deputy Manager of Marketing and Sales at CG Power and Industrial Solutions. His journey into entrepreneurship began with ventures like EMVID, a platform revolutionizing the hiring process, and Donagram, a social network for preloved baby items. As the Founder of SKIMOD, Dipak continues to drive change in HR consultancy, reducing waste of fast fashion children’s items going into the environment across India.

•Favorite Hobbies:Reading Books, Writing Poems
•Favorite Cuisine:Bengali Fish Curry
•Favorite Book:Standout Startup by Allyson Letteri
•Favorite Travel Destination: Darjeeling in West Bengal

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