Sandip Basu, MA, PMP, MBA

    Sandip Basu

    April 18 & 19, 2017

    Sandip Basu MA, PMP, MBA, is a disciplined, self-motivated entrepreneur and the CEO of Soft Vista Incorporated. Sandip has over 22 years of experience in transformational business processes, information technology integration for multi-million dollar programs, and project management, both in the public and the private sector. An Arranger by nature, Sandip’s strengths lie in the principles of Achievement, Ideation, Input, and Intellection which guide his strategic consulting. He started his career as a technology professional in the Indian manufacturing, banking, and software export industries in the ‘90s, Sandip moved to the United States in 1997. After a few years of high-tech consulting experience in the US manufacturing and public sectors, Sandip founded his technology and business management firm Soft Vista, Inc. in 2003. For the past 13 years, Soft Vista has focused on strategic business and technology management consulting in the public and utility sectors. At Soft Vista, Sandip takes the lead on shaping strategic techno-business initiatives, acquiring and implementing business solutions through engaged team building and smart change management. Sandip is very effective in vendor management as well as internal-external relationship development, while mitigating enterprise risks and managing costs. As a practicing management consultant and P3M (project-program-portfolio) professional, Sandip demonstrates highly visionary and change-agent leadership for diverse group of teams, systems and business functions. Sandip has successfully delivered multi-million dollar highly visible projects leveraging his well-balanced fluency of technology and business skills. Sandip is capable of quickly aligning strategic organizational goals among the enterprise-level stakeholders via direct, transparent, and apt communication methods that are attainable among all levels of the project team members and customers.

    Sandip has more than 15 years of Water and Wastewater utility experience. His consulting work has been in various functions of utility management - meter-to-cash lifecycle, customer care, payments processing, data security and compliance, technology strategy, mobile workforce, customer-facing mobile applications, web development, systems acquisitions and implementations, and service bureau business expansion. This experience paired with a clear understanding of government & municipal business principles, philosophy and procedural intricacies, has allowed Sandip to directly contribute in high-value and high-return advisory and integrator roles in developing service expansion and revenue generation strategy – with a focus on cost savings, efficient technology choice, smart process management and sustainable solution development. As a consulting program manager, Sandip has managed leading strategic partnership and systems acquisition initiatives geared towards growth and efficiency gains through a non-traditional approach. Sandip has consistently demonstrated a leadership role in strategic planning and disciplined execution of the Municipal Franchise business model for innovation-based business growth and revenue generation. With a focus on business goals, Sandip has successfully completed numerous complex systems and business process selection-acquisition-configuration-integration-deployment in the areas of billing, customer information system, contact centers, payments processing, mobile applications and mobile computing, web/internet, security, storage, and end user training and change management processes.

    Sandip holds an Executive MBA degree from Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH) and a master’s degree in Economics (India). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as PRINCE2® Foundation certified. He is currently serving as President of the Southwest Ohio PMI Chapter Board of Directors (previous three years as President-Elect and VP of Marketing). Sandip is passionate about teaching PMI certification classes and mentoring project management professionals. Sandip also holds a seat on the Executive Advisory Boards of the Economics and Management Information Systems (MIS) departments of the Williams College of Business, at Xavier University.

    Guided by the spirit of giving back and being attracted to the energy and power of the youth, Sandip is a mentor for the students of the Xavier University’s nationally known Mentoring Program.

    Sandip occasionally takes on speaking opportunities about leadership in business and the community, as well as the multidimensional discipline of project management.

    Sandip is involved with multiple Indian-American communities and non-profit organizations contributing towards cultural-artistic diversity and building youth leadership.

    Driven by his passion for sports and soccer, Sandip has been a USSF National Referee (Emeritus) and State Assessor and Referee Instructor. In this capacity Sandip has been serving the local and regional soccer officiating communities over the past 17 years. | Twitter:@SandipBasuPMP | Blog:

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