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Arjun Sen

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Arjun Sen
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Born (1964-06-12) June 12, 1964 (age 54)
Kolkata, India
Occupation President and Founder of ZenMango

Arjun Sen (born June 12, 1964) is best known as a university professor, marketing expert, speaker and author. He is founder and CEO of the marketing consulting firm ZenMango and the founder of the Restaurant Marketing Group.[1] Since December of 2013, he has been President of PanIIT USA, an umbrella organization representing Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni.

Early Life

Arjun Sen attended St Lawrence High School in Kolkata, India and then the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, India where he earned an undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering in 1986. By 1990, he had emigrated to the United States and earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.Template:Cn


In 1986 he started working with Tata Iron & Steel Company in Jamshedpur, India. In 1990 he joined Pizza Hut in the US, in marketing research. In 1994 he was appointed Marketing Manager of Boston Market (formerly Boston Chicken Inc.) and in 1996, he became director of consumer insights at Einstein Brothers Bagels,[2] before becoming Vice President of Marketing and Operations at Papa John's International.[3]

In 2001, Sen quit working full time and started a marketing consulting company, ZenMango. At the same time, he also taught Marketing (both undergraduate and masters level) at University of Colorado, Boulder. Sen served as the Vice President for PanIIT from 2011 to 2013 before becoming President.Template:Cn He also served as the co-chair of the Colorado State Governor's Small Business Council.[4]


The theme of his book "Raising a Father" is that business men and women need not sacrifice their home lives and closest relationships in order to succeed because it is possible to have both career success and a close relationship with family.[5][6][7]