Technology Advisor | Shalby Hospitals
Master IT Strategist, consulting across sectors and Government
IT led business transformation, helping CEOs, CIOs create, define and sustain value from IT. Mentoring startups
Co-Founder Fortytwo42 Technology Innovation Lab and Ingenium Advisory
Ex-Global CIO at Cipla, Created Business Technology team, driving change agenda with transformation enabled by refresh of legacy applications and new opportunities globally
Earlier Customer Care Associate & Group CTO at Shoppers Stop an Indian retail chain operating Department Stores, Hypermarkets, Bookstores, and Specialty.
Held additional role as Group CIO at K Raheja Corp spanning Construction, Hospitality and other business units, IT strategy and planning.
Focus on creating business value with Business IT Strategy, Customer Satisfaction, and IT led business innovation and transformation. Led team focusing on results and execution.
Providing Business IT leadership to companies across different verticals, driving technology and enabling business with improved customer satisfaction while reducing operational IT budgets
Third place in “India’s Best CIOs 2013″ by CIO Association of India
Voted “The Most Respected CIO in India” by peer CIOs, by CIO Association of India, 2012
Winner and recipient of many awards and accolades for pioneering Business IT implementations.
Recognized as a “Business friendly” and strategic CIO, a leader in aligning IT and business. Featured by India’s leading business newspaper Economic Times as “The CIO who never spoke Technology”
Chairman, Technology Committee, Retailers Association of India (2008-2012) President, The Datawarehouse Institute (TDWI), India Chapter Member CIO Executive Council, CIO Magazine India
Member Advisory Board of CIO Magazine (2005-2009),
CIO Customer Advisory Board, SAS Institute, Cary, NC (2010-2011)
Speaker on varied topics on IT and business internationally
Experience in leading teams across technologies and systems ensuring effective adoption and benefit.
Specialties: Creating business value supported by technology,
Aligning IT with business, IT Transformation, turn around IT organization and improve effectiveness, Managing teams with focus on outcomes, Strategic Outsourcing and cost management,
Business Process Improvement & Organizational Efficiency and Effectiveness, Multi-industry experience leading to applied cross-industry learning towards problem solving, Domain expert: Pharmaceuticals, Retail