Purnendu Chatterjee

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Purnendu Chatterjee is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder and chairman of The Chatterjee Group (TCG)[1][2] and also serves as Executive Director to Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

He graduated from IIT, Kharagpur in 1971 later completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972 and 1974.[4][5]


Chatterjee was a research associate at the Stanford Research Institute from 1974 to 1976. He joined McKinsey & Co. in 1976 and by 1984 was promoted to a partner of the company.[5] Chatterjee established The Chatterjee Group (TCG) in 1986, which today has diversified interests which includes investment banking, real estate, petrochemicals and life sciences.[6] With its headquarters in New York City,[1][5] TCG employs over 8000 people worldwide.[7]