Amit Kumar Das is the Founder and CEO of ISOFT Group, IST Group and Innotech Group headquartered in Sydney Australia. Amit is a Serial Entrepreneur with 11 years of Exposure in International Business and is one of the best example of the journey from rags to the riches.
Born in 1979, he belongs to Mirdaul village in Forbesganj, Bihar. Amit comes from a humble and poor background, his father Moti Babu was a farmer and his mother, a house wife.
He started his Entrepreneurial journey in the year 1998 when he left for New Delhi with a seed capital of Rs 250 only. There he learnt Computers and started his self Business with two Second-hand Computers. Being a .Net Programmer, he grabbed several project and this triggered his Software Export Business of ISOFT. By 2002, he had a large number of people working under him. In 2006, he shifted the Headquarters of Isoft to Sydney Australia.
Amit has successfully established the Sydney, Australia Chapter of Bihar Foundation. He also went on to become the founder secretary of the Bihar Foundation. He is also an Executive Member of AIBC (Australian Indian Business Council). At the age of 33, he is the youngest person to receive the “Bihar Asmita Samman” for his outstanding work and important contributions.
Amit is going to start an Engineering College in Forbesganj, Moti Babu Institute of Technology, named after his father. The College would be inaugurated this July 21 and is affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University. The College would have an initial intake capacity of 300 in 5 branches of Engineering.
Apart from MBIT, Amit wants to initiate projects that are worth several hundred crores under his “Matrabhumi Project”. A world class medical college cum super specialty hospital at Forbesganj, an international residential school for the poor families of farmers at Mirdaul, another school with international standards at Forbesganj is among those projects that have been already initiated. These initiatives while providing quality education and employment to the underprivileged will also be helpful in improving the state’s image which will in turn attract a larger number of NRIs to invest in Bihar. He intends to make India the most sought after talent hub of the 21st century while focusing on research and development. He wants India to be the global leader in both these spheres.