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Meet Manas Kumar Das – The Tech Entrepreneur Who Works for Marine Industry

Name : Manas Kumar Das

Designation : CEO & Director of Exabyte Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

Bio : As a seasoned Chief Executive Officer with a proven track record in the information technology and services industry, he brings a wealth of experience to the table. His skills in Business Planning, Data Center Management, Market Research, Business Alliances, and Management make him a strong business development professional.

Driven by his passion for innovation and creative thinking, he founded Exabyte Infotech LLC in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, offering a range of services such as Supply, Development, Consultancy, Implementation, Maintenance, Support, and Management of IT Hardware/Software Products and System Integration Projects.

At Exabyte Infotech, he takes pride in being a technology services company that covers all remote cities across India through skilled resources and strategic partnerships, providing his clients with end-to-end IT services that meet their specific needs.


Manas Das, the driving force behind Exabyte Infotech as its CEO and Director. With a keen entrepreneurial spirit and deep expertise in business planning, data center management, market research, and business alliances, Manas has set Exabyte Infotech on a path to be a global leader in delivering cutting-edge IT services to the Marine Industry. Leading a team of skilled technocrats, he ensures that Exabyte Infotech’s clients experience optimized business processes, robust infrastructure, and accelerated growth under his visionary leadership.

Not very often, do we find people follow their hearts and gain success in their path? Manas Kumar Das is the CEO and Director of Exabyte Infotech Pvt. Ltd. 5 years ago, he started the company to deliver end-to-end IT solutions that include supply, development, consultation, implementation, support, and maintenance of IT software and Hardware products. He was a former Director of Project Operations at HCL Infosystem Ltd.

After a successful career spanning around 20 years; he started to walk on his dream path of entrepreneurship. Today, he has successfully established his company Exabyte (www.exabyteinfotechllc.com) not only in India but also started a wing in UAE.

Here we have a hearty chit-chat with Mr. Das to know about his vision, his business acumen, and many other interesting things.

Tell us something about your journey in the industry.

The field of software and its solutions opens up a number of possibilities. In recent years, the emergence of software technologies has led to the emergence of many technical integrators. In the coup, be an interesting technical integrator; from an executive position at a world-class tech mogul, I fortuitously changed my path to becoming a tech entrepreneur. Since the turn of the millennium, I have been able to witness the changing technologies and the flood of possibilities.

I understand that technology is bringing dynamic changes across all segments. Digitization and automation offer the best prospects and further fuel the intense competition among the players. I can see this issue as an opportunity for an IT services company that has group solutions and a strong infrastructure to expand the client’s business. To make this opportunity a reality, we incepted Exabyte Infotech Pvt. Ltd. in 2018. The company is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and is recognized under the Startup India initiative. It offers a comprehensive suite of transformative IT solutions that can help clients improve their ROI, increase the value of their IT investments and adapt to changing market conditions. Thereafter my entrepreneurship journey continued…

With the industries conceding to an unpredictable hustle of competition and advancement every day, the need for more and more young professionals diving into the field with and through knowledge has become imperative. Founded in 2021, Exabyte Infotech LLC is a young Startup driven by innovative & creative thinking, started in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates to meet the growing demands of marine IT solutions. Today, Exabyte is emerging as one of the leading marine solutions providers capable of blending international standards. Exabyte strives to provide quality and proficient services to clients, realizing the need to have professional services in the most effective manner. Exabyte has vast experience in the Marine industry with a team of Master Mariners, Chief Engineers, Naval architects, Crewing Managers, and Marine Engineers to take care of all the marine needs of our esteemed clients. Envisioned to be an industry leader and provide innovative and smart solutions to drive clients towards the path of success, Exabyte Infotech LLC has embarked on its success stone in the field of Marine IT Solutions.

We provide a comprehensive suite of Marine IT solutions and try to ensure that ship owners/managers can realize higher ROI, stretch the basic value of existing IT investments and get prepared for emergent market changes. Exabyte’s technical expertise combined with a strong operations and management team provides best-in-class services to clients globally. We provide integrated Shipping Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to Shipping and Ship Management companies. Exabyte’s marine IT solutions provide real-time data-driven insights, enabling ship owners & managers to make informed decisions to strengthen all aspects of business and fleet performance.

How you are contributing to the Marine industry?

We have vessel IT, cyber security, and IoT including Regulatory Compliance Energy Efficiency Optimization Usage of Industrial IoT at Land and Sea for Predictive Maintenance, Voyage Management, Stores and Spare Parts, and Cargo management.

What are the mission, vision, and goal of your company?

Mission: To provide best-in-class marine solutions & innovative technologies to help our customers reach their goals.

Vision: We strive to become the leader in the digital transformation space & nominated partner across the Maritime Industries.

Goals: Our goal is to develop tomorrow’s solutions for sustainable marine operations.

How would you describe yourself in one word?

As a passionate entrepreneur, I believe in and operate in a lean agile process ensuring success for all stakeholders. I help customers to deliver their vision in quick timelines with the help of my team at Exabyte. All our customers are our partners and we believe in succeeding together and delivering progress daily.

What is the prediction for the future of this industry?

The increasing adoption of cloud-based marine management solutions for automating shipment operations will offer robust opportunities for the market in the upcoming years. Besides, the advances in technology like analytics, big data, and artificial intelligence that helps end users in organizing inventory data digitally, monitoring and managing to ship, and tracking order among others will also fuel market growth. Acquisitions and product launches would offer lucrative opportunities for market players in the next 5 years. According to a research report “Marine and Marine Management Software Market by Component (Software and Services), Location (Onboard and Onshore), Application (Crew Management, Port Management, and Reservation Management), Deployment Mode, End User, and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” published by Markets and Markets, the global marine and marine management software market size to grow from USD 1.7 billion in 2021 to USD 2.9 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.2% during the forecast period.

What percentage of your life do you control?

I believe that I have a large amount of control in my life, at least over 80%. I never look at negative situations in my life and blame outward circumstances since I know it was my own decisions only that have driven me there and, ultimately, the decisions that can get me out. I understand that this can be a little difficult thing to do, but it definitely takes a lot of strength to find the good in certain situations.

How would you define a happy and successful day in your life?

In fact, none of us humans have a successful day every day, but the ups and downs in our lives to keep learning how to act, think, act and behave right are daily challenges for all of us. For me, a happy and successful day in my life is the day in which I complete all the activities that I wanted to do. It does not necessarily have to be a long list of things. When I do what I set out to do for the day and do it right, I feel like the day is a success.

What leadership quality do you find is the most useful?

A leader with high ethical standards demonstrates their commitment to fairness by inspiring confidence that both they and their employees will play by the rules of the game. Similarly, when leaders communicate their expectations clearly, they avoid overwhelming people and ensure everyone is on the same page. In a safe environment, employees can unwind by harnessing the brain’s increased capacity for social engagement, innovation, creativity, and ambition. No leader can do everything himself. Therefore, it is very important to spread power throughout the organization and rely on the decision-making of those closest to them.

What is the biggest challenge you have faced till now?

And how you have overcome it? One of the biggest challenges I have faced and continue to face is meeting the expectations I set for myself. I aim high and sometimes when things aren’t going the way I want them to, it’s hard for me to move forward. But I never gave up, I always found a way to achieve the desired result. After reaching one, I install another, so it’s an endless struggle.

What do you like to do in your free time?

In my free time, I love solitude, the time I do my favorite things like reading, listening to music, etc. that gives me the opportunity to relax, but it’s not for long….. I love to spend time with my friends & family members, make noise, be together, or just have “family time.”

To know more about the company Exabyte Infotech LLC, you can contact: info@exabyteinfotechllc.com

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