A business leader with 28+ years of extensive experience in Driving Business Transformations leveraging Digital technologies, Managing Relationships at CXO level, P&L ownership for Global business, Driving Business Strategy & Planning, Sales, Delivery, Operations with deep understanding of the Industry and Global team dynamics. As Chief Information Officer at Vistara, he is driving 3 broad objectives:
Improve Operational Excellence through automation interventions and process improvements, with the right balance of cost and value.
Elevate Vistara Experience further to the customers & staff by leveraging digital technologies across the value chain.
Enable Transformation in the IT infrastructure by delivering improvements, automation across platforms & tools with right set of SLAs.
He has worked in multiple geographies (USA, UK, Europe, APAC) performing various roles. He has spent considerable time of 10 years in North America and has worked closely with key IT & business leaders at CXO level for more than 20 years.
He spends time in building next level leadership and believes in open door policy. Vinod is a frequent industry speaker and specializes in driving Digital Transformations for business-critical initiatives. He is CIO Power List 2021 winner, Mint-TechCircle Business Transformation Award (BTAwards21) winner, CXO Tech Excellence Award 2021 winner and has won 'Knight of the Town Award' from General Electric (GE) Information Services USA for exemplary performance. He is PMP and CSQA certified. He is passionate about health & fitness, CSR and enjoys music in free time.
Ganesh is a digital transformation leader, who has helped set-up, grow and turn around businesses. He brings over 25 years of expertise across P & L management, management consulting and technology transformation. He has been a part of the CIO Power List for 2020 and 2021, a featured speaker in ET Global Business Summits and many other fora, and a member of the jury for Tech leadership awards.
With an in-depth exposure to best practices across all 3 levers that drive businesses - process, technology & people, he has helped clients across diverse industries including FMCG, Financial Services, Healthcare, IT Services and Government evolve technology strategies to drive their business vision and transform their business, evaluate and extract business value from their technology investments. He has worked across the US, Middle East, South East Asia and India.v
In his current role as the Global CIO for Alkem Labs, Ganesh helps deploy digital technologies to drive sustainable profitable growth and capitalize on new opportunities and needs that have emerged with the changed market situation. At the onset of the pandemic, Ganesh lead a team from Alkem to design, develop and implement a platform Connect2Clinic, that helps doctors set up a virtual clinic, engage their patients and provide patients the care they need remotely. The platform launched in June 20, currently has over 30000 doctors doing over 400 consultations daily.
Prior to Alkem Ganesh lead value advisory services for Consumer Products and Retail verticals for SAP India and was also the Managing Partner for Wipro Consulting services across India and the Middle East. He lead Wipro’s Healthcare business development for the SouthWest of the US and was the managing consultant for Wipro’s consulting business in Western India and was a management consultant with Accenture.
An analytical and strategic thinker, Ganesh is a Six sigma black belt, a Strengths certified coach and a Lead Auditor for Information Security and an ardent student of Behavioural Economics. By qualification he is an engineer and an MBA.
Hariharan Iyer a hands-on technologist, speaker, writer, and futurist who helps disseminating future technology trends that assist individuals, forums, organizations, and industries to have an effective strategic plan to future and protect themselves today. Having developed, owned & monetized more than 17 IPs in the field of AI, ML, DL, IOT, AM, Alternative energy propulsion & harvesting systems, he has a vast varied experience of real-world innovation from idea to industrialization. He has been in leadership profiles for the past 24 years and currently leads Raymond enterprise as their Group CIO.
He is a marked outdoorsman, a survival specialist, an Everester, licensed PPL pilot, and a DIY tinkerer who loves to takes a daily risk and enjoy each day as an adventure
That sums him up...a nonconformist adventurer of life.
Mr. Sachin Waingankar is Vice President & Head of Cloud at Web Werks, He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management (Trichi). He drives all the business strategies related to Cloud & CDN, along with managing the P&L, vendor alliances and CXO engagement. Sachin Waingankar is a respected personality in the Cloud , Block Chain and IoT community both in India and globally.
. He is also certified in Project Management, Datacenter Management, ISO27001 Lead Audit, IOT, BlockChain & Cloud Computing by Microsoft, IBM, Novell, Vmware, PMI (USA), BSI (UK) and AWS.
Avinash Prasad is the Vice President and Head for Managed Security Services and Content Delivery Network at Tata Communications. In this role, Avinash is responsible for Tata Communications’ global cyber security portfolio, positioning the company’s security services as a recognised brand in the market and expanding the company’s market presence and reach. Avinash has a multi-functional focus on customer management, practice and solution development, business development, innovation and partnerships.
Avinash has over two decades of experience in business, solutions and customer management across IT, Cyber Security and Consulting. Prior to Tata Communications, Avinash has worked with Infosys, Wipro Technologies and Wipro Infotech. Over the years, he has led multiple practice groups such as Data Privacy, Security Engineering Services, Cloud Security, Managed Security Services as well as Presales and Business Development for these domains.
Avinash holds a B. Tech degree in Textile Technology from IIT, Delhi and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Avinash lives in Bengaluru, India. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities like trekking, nature exploration and sports and is passionate about social contributions at the grass roots level and supporting child education initiatives.
Pradeep is Program Director, IBM Cloud Developer Tools Development and Eclipse Platform Development & Strategy in IBM. He has been in IBM Software division since 1995 via Rational Software acquisition and has an overall industry experience of 27+ years in Software Engineering Tools development.
Pradeep is presently a Director on the Board of Directors of Eclipse Foundation. He was a member of the Board of Studies of a premier autonomous Engineering college in Bangalore, India and served as an advisory to them in academic matters.
Pradeep is a regular speaker in Conferences on Agile, DevOps, Software Engineering and Open Source. He is also actively involved in organizing various conferences as a member of the program committee.
Pradeep setup the first Eclipse open source development lab in Asia, in Bangalore in 2008. In the course of his career at Rational and IBM, he has built and led various product development teams, including products in the IBM Rational Collaborative Life-cycle Management (CLM) solution built on IBM Rational Jazz platform.
Pradeep has a Masters in Computer Science & Engineering. His interests include software development tools and methodologies - Agile, DevOps, application life-cycle management, open source development, compilers and UML.