Sowmitra Chatterjee is a global affiliate visiting scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2019-20. Chatterjee has nearly 18 years of experience in distribution and supply chain management, including more than 13 years of handling distribution of cold chain and life saving medicines. In his current position at Reliance Life Sciences, he serves as the Deputy General Manager of Distribution and Logistics and is responsible for the outbound supply chain to domestic and export markets. His primary objective is to complete the Order to Cash (OTC) cycle which involves order execution, route mapping, transporter planning, shipment tracking, important documentations, payment collection, etc. Prior to joining Reliance Life Sciences, Chatterjee was associated with Nicholas Piramal Ltd. Chatterjee received his masters degree in commerce from Mumbai University and his MBA, specializing in supply chain management, from Sikkim Manipal University.