Short Profile

Akash Mondal, having Masters in Information Technology from Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia and currently the Proprietor of Braindrops, an organization providing Web, Social Media based communications services and solutions.

Experience and skills

Having been certified as Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, e-business Application Development Professional from IBM and Post Graduate Diploma Course in Computer Application from CMC, professor Mondal has over 18 years of experience in the corporate world and over 20 years of experience in area of teaching and training. His expertise lies in the fields of Internet Technologies, Digital Graphics, Web Development and Designing, Social Media, Management in Information Systems and E-Commerce.
His special areas of interest are in Responsive Web solutions, Digital Photography and Visual Data Representation.

Professional Qualification

Masters in Information Technology - 1999
Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia

Vendor Certifications and other Trainings
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer.
e-business Application Development Professional - IBM
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Computer Application - CMC

Fellow of Federation of India Photography (FFIP)
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Academic Associations

Guest faculty at Calcutta Media Institute, Kolkata (Promoted by ABP Pvt. Ltd) Last 6 Years
Subject : Television Graphics (PG)

Past Associations

Guest Faculty in ISB&M, Kolkata (9 years)
Subjects: Digital Graphics Concepts, Photography Basics, Cyber Journalism, Social Media, New Media Technologies for both UG and PG
Software : Photoshop, CorelDraw, Camera Raw, Dreamweaver etc.
Development of Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses which include Social Media, Cyber Journalism, New Media Technologies, Digital Graphics Concepts, Photography

Guest Faculty at St. Xavier's College, Kolkata

  • Journalism [B.A.) Department
  • Certification course in Advertising and Media

Guest faculty at St. Xavier's Computer Centre, Kolkata
For One-year Diploma Course in DTP, Multimedia and Web-development

Visiting Faculty in the dept. of Media and Journalism in ILEAD.

Visiting faculty of EMDI, Kolkata

Guest faculty at IIAS, Kolkata for Post Graduate and Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses. Subjects being covered are Management in Information Systems, E-Commerce, E-Retailing, Multimedia, Internet Technologies, Web Development and Designing.

Have guided students of MCA, IGNOU in their final projects.

Lectures, Workshops and Seminars

  • Part of the panel discussion on Heritage Tourism at Winter Travel Exhibition 2019. Conversed on the role of photography in tourism
  • Conducted Regular Workshops on Infographics, Visual re-presentation, Design Elements and Design Principles at ISB&M
  • Conducted Workshops Candid and Street Photography
  • Conducted Workshop on RAW processing at Camerena
  • Conducted workshop on Wordpress for a section of faculties of St. Xavier's College


Professional Expertise
Over 20 years of experience in the corporate world
Over 18 years of experience in area of teaching and training
Over 5 years of experience in conducting photo-walks and walking tours in Kolkata.

Web consultant/developer with over 20 years of Hands-on experience in providing Website Designs, Online Application System, SEO management, Interactive presentation and consultancy.
Experience in managing and supporting a large number of clients that included some esteemed schools, colleges and organizations of Kolkata has given us the confidence to provide the best in this industry.

Such industry experience varies from

  • Web development and design
  • Visualization of effective sitemaps for sites
  • Responsive website planning
  • SEO and SEM planning and implementation
  • Social Media Solutions and Integration
  • Online Application System
  • Web-based application development
  • Testing and implementation
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Graphic designing
  • Webinar organization

The Journey

  • Persuaded fellowship program on FLASH Action scripting at La Foundry, Pau, France from May 2004.
  • Between 24th Sept'02 and 10th Oct'02 - Worked with a team of Bond University (Gold Coast, Australia) IT graduates in project dealing with SMS facilities for consumers and vendors.
  • Was a Manager, creative designs, for a web solutions provider by the name of Exer Net, India Pvt. Ltd. I was responsible for the visualization of the projects and overall supervision of their execution by coordinating with the different programmers and designers. I have been attached to this company from the month of May 2000.
  • Was a web consultant for A4India in the month of March 2000.
  • From the month of November 99, I was a consultant, web developer for Think Solutions Pvt. Ltd. on project basis supervising a team of four to five, for a year.
  • Had worked as a Production Executive (trainee) in Aesthetic Technologies, a Multi Media production company (March - May 99).

Marketing and Sales

  • Between 1994 and 1996, worked as Marketing and Sales Executive is various organizations namely Calcutta Yellow Pages and World Book International.