Devdutta B (Sunil) Modak is qualified as a Chartered Accountant from 1981 batch. After completing his CA he worked with Price Waterhouse CAs, before returning to academic to obtain PDGBM from IIMA in 1984. After working for a year with Raychem India he decided to pursue entrepreneurial interest.
He was the first Indian software entrepreneur to move away from services based on sale of man-time to IP based products and solutions selling. In 1993, before the advent of world-wide-web he innovated law information dissemination on computer networks. The resultant product – eJurix – from Spectrum Business Support Ltd., is now used by thousands of law professionals in India, including High Courts, Tribunals, Law Enforcement agencies, Top accounting firms, large banks, corporates and law firms. Under his leadership, Spectrum developed one of the world’s first full-text multi-lingual search engines – before the creation of Unicode.
He is a serial entrepreneur who identifies new business opportunities and nurtures them till critical mass is reached. He co-founded Axar Digital Services Pvt Ltd. in 1998 which delivers BoardEye and Legilens – two excellent automation software system under the BiS (Board Information System) solution offering for Directors and Company Secretaries respectively. He co-founded Ixsight Technologies Pvt Ltd, a pioneer in Data Quality solutions which has become India’s leading solution provider for large clients in the Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Telecom industry.
He is regularly invited to speak & write on the Internet, e-Commerce, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and related law, Reduction of Pendency in the Indian Court System by various organizations and institutes like – Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Comdex India, Mudra Institute of Communications, IIM Ahmedabad etc.