Bhaskar Prosad Banerjee

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Digital Archivist - Audiovisual

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~ Senior Project Management Professional - An overview ~
Impressive, fast track management career driven by challenges and a desire to be successful in all endeavors

? 14 years of experience in Project Management - Audio Restoration & Archive Project, Operations, Planning and Relationship Management.
? Currently working as a free lance consultant. Kolkata, India.
? Expertise in concepts of end-to-end project planning and implementation from scope management, to activity sequencing, effort & cost estimation, risk analysis to quality management in adherence to international guidelines and norms; actively involved in installation and maintaining the wireless network inside the campus, Mac OSX server, backup, network attached storage, storage server, etc.
? Valued member of systems management team, contributing a seasoned broad-based perspective to create pragmatic project strategies and implementation plans designed for maximum return at lowest possible cost.
? Built, managed and delivered large engagements and programs across multiple practices using different technologies across diversified cultural locations.
? A keen strategist & thorough implementer with abilities in delivery management focusing on maximising customer satisfaction, process compliance and quality.
? An effective leader with strong communication, analytical, relationship management and co-ordination skills.
? Areas of expertise:

- Project Management - Audio Restoration & Archiving - Networking
- Production of FM Programs - Quality - Software Development
- Client Relationship - Team Supervision - Consultancy

Organisational Scan

Apr'08-Mar'11: ITC Ltd., Kolkata as Consultant
"Audio Restoration & Archive Project" in ITC Sangeet Research Academy (; Installation and maintaining the Restoration Studio, Chemical Cleaning Lab, Production in the studios, Installation and maintaining the wireless network inside the campus, installation and maintenance of Mac OSX server, backup, network attached storage, storage server, etc.

Significant Highlights:
? Holds the distinction of:
o Implementing Audio Digitization / Restoration process.
o Developing and effectuating P.A. System inside the auditorium.
? Recipient of Appreciation Letters from the company in 2010.

Apr'06-Mar'08: ITC Sangeet Research Academy
Member and Engineer - Pilot project on "Audio Restoration" of Vinyl recording from the Archives of the Academy with old recordings of Hindustani classical music of early 1930 and 1950tis in 2001

Significant Highlights:
? Played a key role in designing & implementing Audio Restoration Studio.
? Instrumental in streamlining:
o Existing Analog Recording/ Archive to digital archive.
o Concept and design of music database and online listening.
? Received Appreciation Letters in 2002.

Jul'00-Aug'01: SAREGAMA India Ltd., Kolkata
Production of FM Programs for on line/ off line Broadcast, India/Abroad Work Experience on "Yamaha O1V Digital Mixing Console" for post production

Significant Highlights:
? Stellar in implementing FM Studio in Four Metro.
? Appreciation letters received from the company in 2002.

Jan'00-Jul'00: Multimedia Frontiers Ltd., Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Production of Audio/Video CD, Premastering and QC. Work experience on "Sonic Studio HD 2000" Workstation
with "No Noise" plug-in for audio CD premastering.

Significant Highlights:
? Significant contributions in installation and production from "Sonic Solution".

Project Overview

? Pricewaterhousecoopers's Multimedia and web division premier projects such as Ray's World, Usha Martin, Indal, Rajasthan Govt., WBIDC, WBSEB, ITC, etc.
? Streamline audio and video creation from video files for Pricewaterhousecoopers's projects.
? Noise reduction and vinyl restoration, mastering & archiving of vintage LP's, EP's and 78 rpm to CD's for Hindustan records, Megaphone and Atlantis Music.
? Noise reduction and environmental noise-cleaning of Partho Bose (Sitarist) live performances.
? First ever VCD conversion and mastering of a Bengali film, Satyajit Ray's JOY BABA FELUNATH for RDB organization.
? Quality management and beta-runs for umpteen CD audio titles, CD-I, CD-ROMs, VCDs for clients like Research Engineers, Webel Multimedia, Prasad Studio, Studio OM, Studio Vibrations and individual parties of Bangladesh, Nepal, UK and France.
? Setting up the Restoration Studio of ITC Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata, Facilities including Chemical Cleaning Lab for restoring old vinyl records, Taps Etc. Noise Reduction and premastering Studio Etc, Storage Server, Streaming Server, etc.

Past Employments

Apr'08-Mar'11: ITC Ltd., Kolkata, India
Audio Restoration & Archive Project

Jul'00-Aug'01: Gramophone Co. of India Ltd. (HMV)
Senior Recording Engineer - FM Software

Oct'97-Jan'00: Industrial & Commercial Enterprises, Kolkata
Chief Executive (Technical)

Jan'00-Jul'00: Multimedia Frontiers Ltd., Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Deputy Engineer - CD Plant

Mar'02-Mar'06: Self Employed, Kolkata
Entrepreneur - Delivering solutions for networking (NOVELL4.1), Windows

Mar'95-Apr'96: Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Member and Consultant of the "Quantitative Linguistics" project (Linguistic Research Unit) for developing
software tools for text analysis and Bengali syntax

Part Time Assignments

Since Feb'00: Inspira Software, Kolkata, India ( for CRM Project
Software Testing Engineer and Internal Network Administrator

Professional Trainings

Engineering Diploma in Radio, Color Television and Video Engineering with First Class with Honors
The George Telegraph Training Institute, Calcutta. March-April 1992

Theory and Application of General Purpose Instruments and Audio Measurements Technique
Electronics Regional Test Laboratory (East), Government of India Training. July 1992

Training on "RCS (Radio Computing Services)" Software for Online Radio Broadcast and Web Radio. Training included management and programming of FM radio and streaming web Radio under Mr Elliot Stechman of RCS NZ Gramophone Co. of India Ltd, Calcutta, Dum Dum. November 2000 - December 2000

Sun Microsystems, Training on "Solaris 7 system Administration I & II"
Score Information Technologies Ltd., Kolkata, under the guidance of Mr. Amitava Chowdhury (Certified Sun Trainer). June 2002 - August 2002.

Academic Credentials
1994 Bachelors in Commerce (Pass) from Calcutta University

Personal Dossier
Date of Birth : 19th August, 1973
Residential Address : 110B, NSC Bose Road, PIN Code-700 040, Kolkata, West Bengal
Linguistic Abilities : English & Bengali 2003 - 2020