A dynamic industrialist, educationalist and social worker, is the Chairman and managing trustee of Data Systems Research Foundation. He is the visionary who established DSS the first software and services company at Pune in 1976,with the objective to provide affordable services to the industries at Pune to effectively use computer technology which was nascent at Pune at that time. He expended significant effort in propagating computer awareness at Pune. DSS brought Pune to the Software Services export map in 1980. He made significant contribution in persuading Department of Electronics of the Govt. of India to establish the first Software Technologies Park in India at Pune.