About Us

Incorporated in April 2010, Fountainhead is born out of vision of like-minded technocrats with deep operational and business knowledge who always longed to create a small but highly focused software company that could utilize the collective experiences, both technical and operational, and would break away from the conventional mould of pure-play service companies by venturing into product development activities also. Fountainhead brings under a single umbrella the expertise of industry veterans who has experience in varied fields, including Financial Services, Telecom, Microelectronics, Wireless Applications and Healthcare.

The core team of Fountainhead has established a very successful track record in introducing innovative products in the areas of Secondary Sales Management and Tracking, Commodity Trading, Automation Solutions and these products have elicited tremendous market response when they were offered to major Indian and Multi-national conglomerates.

Management Team:

Falguni Ghosh

An Information Technology professional with more than 18 years of experience with software and IT services companies, developing products as well as providing services to major global and domestic clientele.

After completing his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering followed by a brief stint with a major Private sector Power Utility Company, he went on to complete his Masters in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Started his career with the R&D Division of Crompton Greaves (Industrial Automation and Automated Test Systems Group) followed by Tata Consultancy Services, SEMA Group’s (now Atos Origin) Telecom Division and other telecom product development companies before joining TCG Software Services in 2001. Prior to setting up Fountainhead Software Solutions, he was heading the offshore Development Centre of TCG Software Services since 2005.

During his long professional career across some of the major IT products and services companies, he had the opportunity to work closely, in various capacities, with some of well known and most respected companies across the globe, across various domains:

BFSI: Financial Fusion Inc. (USA), Sybase Products Middle East, Bank of Bhutan
FMCG: ITC Limited (India), Eveready Industries Limited (India), PepsiCo (India)
Manufacturing: Crompton Greaves (Transform Division)
Power Utilities: CESC Limited (India), Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (Bhutan)
Telecom (Implementations): Hutch, Airtel, Nepal Telecom, Escotel, Birla AT&T
Telecom (Products Development): SEMA Group (Telecoms), Lucent Technologies (USA), Ind-Telesoft (now NMS Communications), CallSciences (now J2 Global)

Somnath Pal

After completing his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Somnath completed his Masters and was the topper in his class, which won him the Gold Medal.

Started his professional career as a Research Scientist with Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), one of the most prestigious Defence Organisations of India, and had the privilege to work under one of the most eminent scientist and engineer in this field, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam.

His passion for IT, especially Microsoft technologies, drove him to join mainstream IT services industry thereafter, and he continued with TCG Software Services before co-founding Fountainhead Software Solutions.

During his long professional career spanning more than 18 years, he was instrumental in pioneering and delivering some of the most innovative software solutions, on Microsoft platform, for some of well known and most respected companies across the globe, across various domains:

Electronic Trading: Fi-tek LLC (USA), ITC Limited (India), ICC (India)
FMCG: Eveready Industries Limited (India)
Life Sciences: Applied Bio-Systems Inc. (USA)
Software Products: Sybase Inc. (USA)
Web / Mobile Apps: University of California, Los Angeles (USA)

Somnath has made several technical contributions towards the Microsoft Developers Community in the form of publications in Code Project forum.

Advisors & Consultants:

The single minded focus of Fountainhead Software Solutions to enter into the products space is evident from the engagement of industry and technology experts from a very early stage of its incorporation in the form of Advisors and Consultants in its board of Technical Advisors. These distinguished academicians and technocrats who has excelled in their respective fields, would guide the product development initiatives.

Dr. Abhi Dattasharma

Dr. Dattasharma has been associated, in various capacities, with several cutting edge software products companies since completion of his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science in 1995. Most of his Research and Works have been in the areas of Optimization, Algorithms, Computational Geometry and their applications in the fields of Computational Biology, Life Sciences and Fraud Detection in the BFSI domains. He completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University followed by Masters in System Science from Indian Institute of Science.

During his research and professional career spanning more than 15 years, Dr. Dattasharma has contributed primarily in algorithm design and development for software products targeted towards various kinds of industries and domains. Some of the key assignments were:

  • Transaction Sequence Analysis and Prediction (October 2009 – till date)
  • Financial Fraud Detection System (July 2005 onwards)
Business Intelligence, SEO etc.
  • Prospect Mining Tool (January 2000 – January 2002)
  • Natural Language Processing based Query Management Tool (July 1997 – July 1998)
  • Intelligent Filtering Agent for the Internet (July 1995 – January 1998)
  • Stock Market Analysis (2007 – 2008)
Life Sciences:
  • Anti Cancer Drug Efficacy Measurement Tool (July 2002 – November 2002)
  • Cavity Detection in a given 3D Protein structure (April 2003 – December 2003)
  • Scoring Workbench for Proteins to support Drug Discovery Process (August 2002 – October 2003)

As of today, Dr. Abhi Dattasharma has to his credit, more than twelve publications in major International Journals and Conference Proceedings and four US Patents applications, pending approval.