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Abhijit Joshi

Lead Consultant, Manufacturing unit, Infosys

Abhijit JoshiAbhijit is an enterprise applications consultant with almost 16 years of extensive experience. His areas of expertise span across solution building, pre-sales with product demos, implementation, upgrade, and maintenance and support in Oracle EBS.

He has built solutions for several industry verticals and varied business functions, with a focus on manufacturing. He is well-versed in implementations, rollouts, upgrade, maintenance and support methodologies, and best practices.

Abhijit will share his insights on supply chain management and Oracle EBS.


Abhinav Mathur

Technology Lead, Oracle CX

Abhinav MathurAbhinav is a tech-enthusiast with the ability to identify issues, obstacles, and opportunities, and then develop and implement effective solutions. He was a key player in delivering complex CPQ solutions for our customers and conducted several trainings on CPQ Cloud as part of competency building. He has played varied roles primarily in delivering CX (Customer Experience) solutions implemented on Siebel CRM and Oracle CPQ Cloud, Sales Cloud in capacity of Technology Architect and Module Lead. He will write blog posts on topics related to Oracle CX.


Abhishek Sabharwal

Principal Consultant – Manufacturing vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

Abhishek SabharwalAbhishek has rich experience in IT transformation programs. In a career spanning more than nine years with Infosys, he has been the solution architect for projects involving implementations, upgrades, rollouts and post-production support. He has also been involved with the creation of successful solutions, in association with Oracle, around areas such as demand-to-deliver, Project Driven Supply Chain and mobility. Among his certifications are Oracle Certified Professional, PMP and CSQA, and he is also pursuing CPIM. He is an active blogger, and his viewpoints have appeared in several forums.

Abhishek will blog on demand-to-deliver value stream, CRM, ERP challenges, business-to-business transactions, high technology, project/program management, global platform designing and the importance of training.


Ajay Ashok Verekar

Lead Consultant – Oracle Supply Chain Management, Infosys

Ajay Ashok VerekarAs a manufacturing lead consultant, Ajay has over 13 years of experience with various business sectors. He is proficient in Oracle application projects and has solid domain expertise. Moreover, Ajay has knowledge in Oracle apps R12 and 11i multiple implementation, support and plays a key role in organization restructuring and rollout.

Through his blogs, he will bring to the table insights on the manufacturing industry, Oracle manufacturing and master data management.


Ajith Amembal

Lead Consultant, EAS / ORCALL, Infosys

Ajith AmembalAjith has 15 years of experience in the IT industry and is working in Infosys for the past ten years as a lead consultant. He is an experienced Oracle Application functional consultant and prior to joining Infosys, Ajith has worked with prominent manufacturing and IT industries.

He will share his insights on supply chain planning, Oracle ERP, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility.

Ankur Kapur

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

Ankur KapurAnkur Kapur is CX Cloud and Prince2 certified professional having 12+ years of experience in building and articulating CX Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys CX competency, he actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation, build active online presence and knowledge sharing by exploring various leading CX products and solutions.

Ankur keeps close tab on latest technological advances in the areas of Customer Experience and has been associated with CRM ecosystem for last 11+ years with core competence of CRM products – Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle CPQ Cloud, Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle Engagement Cloud and Oracle Siebel CRM. Ankur is involved in Consulting, Presales, Competency development and Project delivery.

Amit Sinha

Principal, Enterprise Applications

Amit SinhaAmit Sinha is a proficient Business Transformation, Program Management & Process/Domain consulting specialist with strong expertise in program management and implementation methodology. He has close to 16 years of experience and has led and successfully delivered implementations for customers in Hi-Tech Discrete Manufacturing, Retail, CPG, Logistics, Printing/Digital Office Solution, and Supermarkets industry. He has proven expertise in planning, executing, and program-managing large end-to-end business transformation programs focused on operating model redesign with emphasis on business process improvements in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Order Management, Warehousing and Contract Manufacturing.


Anand N Bharadwaj

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

Anand N BharadwajAnand has 14+ plus years of sales management and CRM consulting experience. Anand has 11 years of Functional/Architecting and Project Management experience in implementing and using Oracle CRM suite of products. He has knowledge of the following:

Oracle Sales Cloud (Customer, Lead, Opportunity, Forecasting, Outlook Integration, Customer Data Management and Incentive Compensation)

Oracle EBS Incentive Compensation, Field Service, Service Contracts, Install Base, Sales, Quoting, Marketing, Customers Online

Anand is a certified implementation specialist on Oracle Fusion CRM and Oracle Fusion Incentive Compensation.


Aneela Bajpai

Consultant, Oracle CX

Aneela BajpaiAneela has 4+ years of experience working in the domain of CRM & Sales. At Infosys, she is part of the Centre of Excellence Team & Pre-sales for Oracle CX Cloud Competency working on Solution Design, & Implementation for Oracle Sales Cloud. Prior to joining Infosys she has worked as a Key Accounts Manager for CPG-Retail Sales domain in the Organized Retail Sector, India working closely with some International and National Retail Giants.

She has keen interest in CRM-Sales trends and likes to write on various topics ranging from retail trends to technology.


Anirban Roy

Principal Consultant, Transportation Management – Oracle, Infosys

Anirban 

RoyBased in Hyderabad, Anirban serves as a Principal Consultant who specializes in transportation management using Oracle. With around 9.5 years of work experience, he has worked on multiple Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) implementations and offers support to upgrade projects. Anirban has been instrumental in designing the Infosys Logistics Solution on OTM.

He has been associated with Infosys for the past seven years. In his blog posts, Anirban will share a seasoned expert’s view on Oracle Transportation Management.


Dr. Arnab Banerjee

Principal Consultant, Process and Domain, Enterprise Application Solutions – Oracle Practice, Infosys

Arnab BanerjeeArnab is a Principal Consultant with Infosys, consulting as a Program Manager or a Solution Architect. Previously he was a Supply Chain Program Manager with a communication device manufacturer. Overall he has more than 14 years of consulting and business experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and ERP domain in US, Europe and Asia. His research interests include operations research and information technology applications in supply chain management, green/reverse supply chain, lean initiatives, theory of constraints, IT architecture, business operations, transformations and HR aspects in supply chain and humanitarian logistics. He has published articles in International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Value Chain Management and other refereed international journals and conferences. He has some case studies and two book chapters to his credit. Arnab holds a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management, a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a graduation degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a certified six sigma black belt champion.

He is an avid blogger and has blogged on a variety of topics ranging from technology to social issues.


Arunkumar Ganapathi

Technology Architect, Oracle CX

Arunkumar GanapathiArunkumar Ganapathi is a well appreciated CX Technology Architect having 14+ years of implementation experience in building Oracle CX product/package on premise and cloud solutions & integrations between Oracle CX products and other technology products/solutions across multiple functional areas including Retail & Logistics, Publishing, Manufacturing. He is an Oracle Certified Sales cloud implementation specialist at Infosys CX competency, he has actively contributed towards pre-sales pitches in Sales cloud transformation projects, performs knowledge sharing on CX cloud footprints by exploring various leading CX products and solutions. Arunkumar Ganapathi has been in CRM ecosystem for last 12+ years with core technical competence built on premise Siebel CRM product, ODI middleware platform and on latest cloud offerings such as Oracle Sales Cloud, CPQ and SFDC.


Arun Kumar Singh

Senior Project Manager, Oracle – MDM practice, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Arun Kumar SinghArun Kumar Singh has donned several hats in the last 17 years – he has been a consultant, subject matter expert, and also a Siebel CRM and MDM program manager.

He has, in the past, played a pivotal role in setting up key processes of MDM projects for Infosys clients. He has also been actively involved in setting up MDM practices, processes, mentoring, and coaching programs.

Arun will blog about CRM, MDM, Oracle Fusion CRM, and their respective benefits and implementations in various domains.


Asakti Srivastava

Senior Technology Architect

Asakti SrivastavaAsakti Srivastava, Senior Technology Architect having 14 years of experience with specialization Enterprise Architecture and Technology consulting.

She has been working on various Oracle CX products for customers across verticals. She is an Oracle certified implementation specialist for Sales and CPQ Cloud applications. She is competency anchor for Oracle Marketing and CPQ Cloud.


Ashish Sahi

Lead Consultant, Oracle CX

Ashish SahiAshish has more than 10 years of experience in IT Project Management, Business & Technology Consulting, Solution Design and Product Management with extensive expertise in Telecom domain. He has owned and driven end to end solutions working with key business clients and engineering groups. He has wide ranging experience in project planning, solution design, deployment, data migration and release planning activities. He has led and delivered multiple challenging projects, working in varied roles across geographies. He has also worked in agile implementations and has strong experience in multi-vendor engagements.

In his most recent projects, he has worked on cloud implementations focusing on delivering newer CRM and reporting solutions on cloud. He has interests in tracking Telecom industry developments globally, design thinking and application, evolving IT strategies and studying Cloud trends (Oracle CX, APIs, Azure, and AWS).

Ashley Burton Pink

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

Ashley Burton PinkAshley is an Oracle CX Cloud professional having close to 15 years of experience in building and architecting Oracle CX Solutions for global customers across industry domains. In terms of CX competency, he is a solution architect in the Oracle SPM (Sales Performance Management) cloud and has anchored implementations/projects in this space. He actively contributes in improving CX offerings by exploring various other leading CX/SPM products and solutions (Callidus, Xactly, SFDC, etc.) and also participates in cloud transformation pursuits and knowledge-sharing. Ashley also comes with a product development background and hence keeps a close tab on latest technological advances, especially in Oracle PaaS. Prior to joining Infosys, he worked with Oracle Product Development, and prior to that with Cognizant. He will primarily blog on areas of Oracle CX.

Ashwin Tandon

Principal Consultant, Oracle BI-EPM

Ashwin TandonAshwin has 11 + years of experience in helping companies improve their business results and operations through strategic Enterprise Performance Management deployment and the use of Oracle Hyperion technology solutions.

He loves working with HFM and has proven credentials in improving consolidation and planning processes as well as helping realize automation resulting in improved financial close cycles

He is one of the EPM practice anchors at Infosys for HFM and Hyperion infrastructure track and actively involved in consulting and sales activities for BI&EPM at Infosys.


Bharat Belavadi

Principal Consultant- EAS / ORCALL Infosys

Bharat BelavadiBased in San Jose, California, Bharat serves as supply chain architect specializing in planning and distributions. He is a veteran with over 13 years of experience at Infosys. Bharat has significant experience in providing consulting services to global high-tech and manufacturing clients with system specialization in Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP). This caters to business functions such as procure to pay, order to cash, and plan to produce.

His blog posts will provide valuable insights on ERP, Oracle ERP, supply chain planning, manufacturing, and distributions.


Bhaskara Reddy Sannapureddy

Senior Project Manager, Oracle CX

Bhaskara Reddy SannapureddyBhaskara holds B.E (Hons) Computer Science from BITS, Pilani and is having about 23 years of work experience with specialization in project/programme management, enterprise architecture and technology consulting. He has worked on various domains and technologies including Oracle CX, IBM and Microsoft Suite of Products.

At Infosys Oracle CX Competency, Bhaskara actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation, integration and knowledge sharing, by exploring various leading CX products and solutions. Participated in Presales/RFPs of CX Opportunities with Integration of Siebel CRM, Oracle Policy Automation and Oracle Service Cloud.

He is a certified sales/pre-sales specialist in Fusion CRM 11g, pre-sales specialist in Oracle Policy Automation and Oracle RightNow CX.

Exploring the areas of IOT, AI, Enterprise CRMs & Cloud Applications, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Automation, Data Science apart from Programme / Project Delivery, he will blog on related topics.


Bhavna Kapur

Senior Consultant, Oracle CX

Bhavna KapurBhavna Kapur is an enthusiastic who continuously challenges herself to explore new areas and work outside the comfort zone ‘Cocoon’. Probably the first one in Infosys CX competency to certify in three Oracle Cloud Products (Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle CPQ Cloud and Oracle Service Cloud), is having 10+ years of professional experience spread over diverse geographical locations.

She has played varied roles primarily in Customer Relationship Management (Siebel and Sales Cloud) in capacity of Functional Consultant, Business Analyst and Pre sales Consultant across multiple domains (Hi-Tech, Automotive Finance, Service and Logistics).


Bijayita Mohapatra

Senior Project Manager, Oracle CX

Bijayita MohapatraBased in Hyderabad, India, Bijayita Mohapatra, Senior Project Manager has 13+ years of experience in various domains and technologies including Oracle CX products. At Infosys, she is the competency anchor for Oracle Service cloud responsible for Solution Design, Presales & Implementation work for Oracle Service and Field Service Cloud applications. She is an Oracle certified implementation specialist for Service Cloud.



Charudatta Joshi

Principal Technology Architect

Charudatta JoshiCharu is a trusted technology advisor helping clients realize the value of technology as a strategic asset to run, grow and transform the business and gain competitive advantage. He has tremendous breadth and depth in different Technologies and Management capabilities. He has more than 20 years of experience starting Oracle Ebiz, Oracle Fusion Middleware & Oracle PaaS.

Charu is part of Infosys Oracle Practice and heads the Oracle FMW Competency focusing on Services in key Technologies like SOA Suite, ADF, ODI, AIA/PIPs and FMW Architecture, also on Oracle PaaS Services like ICS, JCS, MCS, DCS, PCS etc . The core focus is to build solutions, enable teams including management and sales in newer technologies and establish competitive advantage keeping customer in the forefront.


Darshan Nandkishore Kapadia

GPM, Oracle CX

Darshan Nandkishore KapadiaCurrently working as Group Project Manager with Infosys Limited, and with a work experience of 16+ years in program management, business development, consulting and auditing, Darshan has led multiple business transformation and consulting projects, leveraging IT solutions and ERP packages across BFSI, oil & gas, retail, services, healthcare and EPCI sectors. A Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, he is also a visiting faculty at Symbiosis Center for Information and Technology, Pune.


Debashis Dey

Principal Consultant, Financial Services and Insurance vertical, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Debashis DeyDebashis has more than 17 years of industry experience. He has been involved in multiple end-to-end business transformation engagements in Manufacturing, Retail, Utility, and Financials Services domains.

Debashis has led teams which have provided in-depth consulting services to customers on formulating IT strategies, implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs and executing upgrade/ roll out engagements. He has conceptualized and successfully executed key financials solutions for multiple customers.

As a Principal Consultant, he is currently working on various strategic initiatives, pre-sales and practice building activities in Financial Services and Insurance vertical for Oracle practice at Infosys.

Debashis will blog on ERP Solutions, Execution and recent trends in Consulting/ IT Space.


Deepak Mandot

Senior Industry Principal

Deepak MandotDeepak leads the Oracle Hi-Tech, Manufacturing verticals at Infosys. In this role, Deepak is responsible for managing the client relationship and delivery, spanning across services related to package enabled business transformation, application implementation, upgrade and support, for clients in the Manufacturing and Hi-Tech Industry groups. Deepak has more than twenty years of professional experience cutting across various industries in the Enterprise Applications space and has worked extensively with clients across the globe.

Deepak’s core strengths lie in practice management, incubating new solutions and competencies, and managing large scale Enterprise Applications programs.

Deepak holds a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Tech) from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and is a post graduate in Business Management with Finance Specialization from Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.


Deepshikhar Tyagi

Supply Chain & Business Analytics Consultant , Infosys

Deepshikhar TyagiDeepshikhar is an IT professional with three years of experience in the manufacturing, high-tech, and logistics domain. He has delivered training in areas such as Oracle inventory management, order management, purchase management, and iProcurement.

Deepshikar’s interests are primarily in the areas of supply chain, transportation logistics, business intelligence, data science, digital consumer and Web 2.0.


Dilesh Deepak Dattani

Senior Consultant, Energy Communication Services – Oracle practice, Infosys

Dilesh Deepak DattaniDilesh Dattani has over a decade of experience designing solutions that address complex business problems faced by clients in the energy, oil, and gas domain.

As Oracle Senior Consultant, Dilesh is responsible for eliciting business requirements, preparing process flows, detailing specifications, implementing and testing solutions apart from supporting pre-sales activities. He has received multiple client appreciations and awards for Oracle implementations across geographies.

Dilesh will blog about supply chain management, Oracle procurement, and inventory management.


Dwaipayan Das

Lead Consultant - Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences vertical, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Dwaipayan DasDwaipayan has more than nine years of IT experience specializing in enterprise performance management (EPM), data warehousing (DW) and business intelligence (BI). At present, he consults retail clients on ways to automate and streamline their planning and budgeting process. He also architects analytical solutions using Hyperion suite of products. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has managed large multi geography BI rollouts.

Dwaipayan will blog on EPM, DW and Business Intelligence.


Ganesh Krishnamoorthy

Principal Consultant, Oracle HCM

Ganesh KrishnamoorthyCurrently working at Infosys, Bangalore, Ganesh is an Oracle human capital management (HCM) consultant with more than fourteen years of experience, responsible for, and involved in a wide range of consulting assignments. Along with his expertise in team management, he caters to functional and technical consulting and implementation of Oracle HCM, and customer relationship management (CRM) system.

Being familiar with Java, Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP), and Oracle CRM functional and systems development life cycle (SDLC), and Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration CMMi Level 5 concepts, gives him an added advantage. He holds an Honors Bachelor degree in technology from the University of Calicut, and has completed Postgraduate Diploma in operations management from The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

He is an avid learner and keeps a close tab on the latest technological advances in the areas of Oracle HCM, Oracle CRM, PeopleSoft, etc. He is an Oracle Global Human Resources Cloud 2016 Certified Implementation Specialist, Peoplesoft 9 Human Resources Consultant Oracle Certified Expert, and PeopleSoft 8 Customer Relationship Management Implementation Champion.


Gaurav Arora

Senior Consultant, Oracle HCM

Gaurav AroraGaurav is a Senior Consultant in the Fusion\PeopleSoft HCM area and has 10 years of overall experience in building IT solutions to various global customers across industries.

He has a keen eye for emerging technologies and his favourites include Cloud, PeopleSoft HCM based solutions. He has an overall 10 years of work experience in Oracle ERP solutions involving in multiple projects delivery, technology consulting, presales, solution builds and competency development activities.


Gaurav Gupta

Technical Architect, Oracle CX

Gaurav GuptaGaurav has 12+ years of experience working in the domain of CRM & Sales. At Infosys, he is part of the Centre of Excellence Team & Pre-sales for Oracle CX Cloud Competency working on Solution Design, Technical Architect & Implementation for Oracle Sales Cloud. Prior to working in Cloud he has worked in On Premise Siebel CRM across different domains like Automotive, Telecommunication and Education.

He has great working knowledge in On Premise and Cloud CRM and likes to write on various topics covering different areas of Oracle Sales Cloud CRM.


Giriraj Somani

Industry Principal – Financial Services and Insurance vertical, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Giriraj SomaniGiriraj has more than 17 years of industry experience. He has been involved in multiple end-to-end business transformation engagements in manufacturing, retail and financial services domains.

Giriraj has led teams which have provided in-depth consulting services to customers on formulating IT strategies, implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs and executing upgrade/ rollout engagements. He has conceptualized and successfully executed key financials solutions for many customers.

As an industry principal, he is currently working on various strategic initiatives, solution development,pre-sales and practice-building activities in financial services and insurance (FSI) vertical for Oracle practice at Infosys.

Giriraj’s blogger space is devoted to conversations around topics like finance transformation and recent trends in FSI vertical.


Haresh Babu Sreenivasa

Lead Consultant, Oracle CX

Haresh Babu SreenivasaHaresh is CX Cloud and PMP certified professional having 14+ years of experience in building and articulating CX Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys CX competency, he actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation, build active online presence and knowledge sharing by exploring various leading CX products and solutions.

Haresh is avid learner and keeps close tab on latest technological advances in the areas of IoT, CX Cloud, Big Data analytics, etc. Haresh has been associated with CRM ecosystem for last 11+ years with core competence of CRM products – Oracle Cloud, Oracle EBS, ServiceMax and SFDC. Prior to joining Infosys, he has worked with Oracle Consulting, Hitachi Consulting, NTT Data, etc and involved in Consulting, Presales, Competency development and Project delivery.


Hemalatha Paulpandian

Lead Consultant, Oracle HCM

Hemalatha PaulpandianHemalatha has 11.5 years of experience in Oracle Human Capital Management Applications development, support, product management and consulting. She has gained her expertise in PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management, Oracle Taleo Recruiting and Onboarding Cloud through various new development, support and implementation projects. In her previous experience, she has worked on end-to-end new product development and has owned various releases of HCM modules in Oracle India Pvt. Ltd as a Product Manager. She has attended various conferences including Oracle HCM user group conference 2013 and her areas of interests are HR technologies in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and Employee Engagement.


Hemantkumar Lothe

Lead Consultant, EAS / ORCALL, Infosys

Hemantkumar LotheHemant has 13 years of experience working in the IT sector. As an Oracle applicant functional consultant, he specializes in packaged implementation in Oracle Projects Suite.

Hemant has successfully implemented and delivered the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects in complex transformational environments. Moreover, he has worked in different industries such as engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), media, retail, and government.

On his blog posts, Hemant will share seasoned observations on ERP, Oracle ERP, and on how to manage and deliver ERP projects.


Ishwarchandra Patil

Lead Consultant, ORCALL

Ishwarchandra PatilIshwarchandra has 12+ years of experience with expertise in Financial Reporting, Financial Systems including Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Financial Reporting. Has past experience of working with corporate finance teams of global corporations and has a good experience in Forecasting, Financial Planning & Analysis and MIS Reporting. He is experienced in user training, formulating and documenting processes around financial reporting.

Ishwar is a keen learner of new technologies in EPM space. Currently he handles Hyperion applications support and maintenance for one of the leading financial services companies and has participated in evaluating latest cloud technologies like EPRCS and FCCS. He is an active participant of practice level initiatives involving Hyperion technologies like consulting, solution designs and client workshops.


Jayamala Vernekar

Lead Consultant, Oracle CX

Jayamala VernekarJayamala is having 13+ years of experience in CRM Space and has worked on several CRM products like Siebel, CRM On Demand and Fusion. At Infosys CX competency, she actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation and knowledge sharing by exploring various leading CX products and solutions.

Jayamala is avid learner and keeps close tab on latest technological advances in the areas of CX Cloud, Big Data analytics, etc. Prior to joining Infosys, Jayamala has worked with Oracle Consulting, Oracle Product Development and IBM.


Kartik Kumar

Senior Consultant, CRM – Manufacturing, Infosys

Kartik KumarWith over seven years of experience, Kartik has worked extensively on CRM modules such as field service, call center, sales, and marketing management. He is also well-versed in customer experience management (CXM) and Siebel Open UI.

Kartik has built several proofs of concept (POCs) and solutions using CX products such as Eloqua, InQuira, and RightNow.

He will blog on topics including CRM, CXM, social CRM, Oracle, and latest trends in this space.


Krishna Kishore Babu Kondraguntla

Principal Consultant, ORCBIEPM

Krishna Kishore Babu KondraguntlaKrishna Kishore is a certified Hyperion professional having 14+ years of experience designing and implementing end-to-end Hyperion planning solutions for global customers, across multiple industries. He actively contributes to improve Infosys EPM competency by providing training, actively sharing knowledge online, and performing several pre-sales activities.

He is an avid learner and keeps a close tab on the latest technical advances in the areas of Hyperion and the latest Hyperion Cloud service offerings. He has been associated with Hyperion for about more than 14 years focusing on Hyperion Essbase, Planning, Reporting, Smart View, and Cloud versions (most recently). Prior to joining Infosys, he has worked with Genpact (GE project), JP Morgan Chase (in Columbus, OH, USA), Concophillips (in Houston, TX, USA) in various roles, from that of a developer to a consultant. He has been predominantly working in various Hyperion pre-sales activities and competency development projects along with project delivery during his current tenure in Infosys.


Kuppa Sri Jayaram

Group Project Manager, Oracle CX

Kuppa Sri JayaramJayaram has over 20 years of experience in IT and manufacturing industries. Jayaram’s experience spans across various domains like Hi-Tech, Automotive and Aerospace. He has worked on and managed several projects that involve implementation of packages, validation services, engineering design and analysis.

Jayaram holds M.S. from IIT, Madras and has publications in reputed journals like ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, AIAA Journal of Thermo-physics and Heat Transfer etc. He has also co-authored few articles on software testing.


Manav Anand

Technology Analyst, Hyperion – LSSORC, Infosys

Manav AnandManav has nearly five years of experience in the IT Industry. He is an Oracle-certified HFM implementation specialist and his expertise lies in analyzing and implementing financial consolidation systems and their reporting. His core competency is in designing and implementing inter-application integrations, including source to Hyperion and inter- Hyperion applications leveraging the latest and greatest version of FDM branded as FDMEE.

Manav has been working closely with the Oracle Senior Product team to resolve issues and bugs in the latest product version and to enhance product capabilities. He is an active member on World Press forum. He will blog on topics such as Hyperion, FDM, FDMEE, and Hyperion Integrations.


Manish Naik

Principal Consultant - Oracle Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Enterprise Application Services, Infosys

Manish NaikManish has over 14 years of consulting experience in end-to-end business transformation projects leveraging Oracle Enterprise Applications. In the role of a manufacturing and supply chain SME, he has provided consulting services to global clients in discrete manufacturing and automation space. In addition to anchoring delivery engagements, he is also regularly engaged in proposals, pre-sales, demos and boot camps. Manish is an Oracle certified ‘E-Business Suite R12 SCM Implementation Specialist’ and ‘11i Discrete Manufacturing Implementation Champion’.

He is an active player in thought leadership initiative and has authored and presented several white papers in international conferences such as OAUG Collaborate and Connection Point (US), UKOUG Applications (UK), DOAG Applications (Germany), Oracle Value Chain Summit (US) and APICS PDM (US).

Manish will write about new Oracle products and enhancements in manufacturing and value chain execution area, implementation best practices, industry trends and technologies driving automation and internet of things.


Mayank Kumar

Principal Consultant – Energy, Utilities, Communications, and Services, Infosys

Mayank KumarMayank has more than eight years of experience in the IT industry.

In his current role, he leads the Infosys Communications Lab and provides functional and technical consulting for end-to-end design of communications solutions and project management. He also manages the solutions portfolio, based on Oracle technologies, for the communications industry.

Mayank will blog on communications industry trends, Oracle Rapid Offer Design and Order Delivery (RODOD), cross-channel solutions, and customer experience management.


Mayank Sharma

Senior Consultant, Oracle Customer Experience (CX)

Mayank SharmaMayank has over eight years of experience in managing and executing projects in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) domain. He has successfully delivered projects using both agile and waterfall methodologies, operating in a global delivery model. He holds a master’s degree in business administration and has earned Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as well as a certification in Agile.

Mohammed Rashid

Principal Technology Architect, Growth Market Unit (GMU) – Oracle practice, Infosys

Mohammed RashidMohammed Rashid has more than 18 years of industry experience in multiple end-to-end system implementation engagements.

Rashid has led teams that provide in-depth technology consulting services to customers on formulating IT strategies, implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs, and executing upgrade / rollout engagements. As Principal Technology Architect, he is currently working on complex Oracle E-Business R12.2 implementation and upgrades, pre-sales, and practice-building activities in the Growth Market Unit (GMU).

Rashid’s blogger space will be devoted to conversations on Oracle applications, Exadata, Exalogic, and trends in Oracle technologies.


Mohammed Shariff

Principal Consultant, ORCALL

Mohammed ShariffMohammed has over 13 years of experience in retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). At Infosys, he is part of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management center of excellence. As an Oracle-certified professional for Essbase and Hyperion, his forte is development and implementation of large, data warehouse and business intelligence projects that are primarily designed using Oracle suite of applications.

Prior to Infosys, Mohammed worked in the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector for 11 years, where he implemented enterprise reporting systems for the world’s largest banks and money markets.

As he has keen interest in Oracle Cloud products, his blogs will cover topics related to cloud implementations and their advantages over on-premises applications.


Mohan Balaji Chimakurthy

Lead Consultant, Oracle Value Chain Planning Specialist, Infosys

Mohan Balaji ChimakurthyMohan Balaji has over ten years of IT experience as a supply chain Planning (SCP) consultant using Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP) suite of applications. His core area of expertise in supply planning is through Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) and Oracle Production Scheduling (PS). In addition, Mohan has experience in inventory planning through Oracle Inventory Optimization (IO).

He carries a wealth of knowledge gained through different IT assignments ranging from assisting businesses with business process restructuring, implementation, upgrade, support, and in the continuous improvement Mohan has worked with clients following different manufacturing strategies such as make to stock (MTS), make to order (MTO), and engineer to order (ETO) in different manufacturing environments - such as discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, and project manufacturing.

He has a master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering (manufacturing management). Moreover, Mohan is an Oracle E-Business Suite R12 advanced supply chain planning consultant certified expert (OCP in ASCP), a certified six-sigma green belt associate, and has cleared the first three levels of the APICS CPIM certification.

He will bring this vast experience to his blog posts, providing insights on topics such as Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and supply chain planning (specializing in Oracle VCP).


Mouleeswar Kothandaraman

Senior Technology Architect, Oracle HCM (WFM)

Mouleeswar KothandaramanMouleeswar is a Senior Technology Architect in the Workforce Management space and has 13.5 years of overall experience in building IT solutions to various global customers across industries. He anchors the solution development and emerging technologies initiative within the WFM practice at Infosys.

He has a keen eye for emerging technologies and his favourites include Cloud, Mobility etc. in Enterprise Applications space, specifically WFM. He has an overall 10+ years of work experience in Workforce Management domain involving in multiple projects delivery, technology consulting, presales, solution builds and competency development activities. He also holds a certificate in “Kronos Private Cloud Implementation” from Kronos Inc., a global WFM leader, as part of the partner training program.


Munish Kashyap

Principal Consultant, B/OSS Architect, and Program Lead

Munish KashyapWith over 16 years of experience, Munish is a veteran who has donned multiple roles such as program lead, E2E architect, project lead, business analyst, subject matter expert (SME), and domain consultant. He has led, delivered, designed, and consulted E2E B/OSS transformations programs for more than five years, complemented by rich experience on BSS solutions spanning Retail, Interconnect and mediation implementations, upgrades and transformations.

His blog posts will reflect insights on themes including domain, business, IT strategy consulting, and BSS solutions management.


Navpreet Singh

Principal Consultant, Oracle BI-EPM

Navpreet SinghNavpreet has extensive consulting and implementation experience in Oracle BI-EPM and Risk Analytics space. While working in the respective domain he has lead multiple end-to-end engagements across geographies in diverse industries spanning Banking, Retail, Telecom, Services & Utilities, Oil & Gas and Education. At Infosys, he is part of the Centre of Excellence Team for Oracle BI-EPM Competency working on Solution Design, & Implementation. Prior to joining Infosys he has worked in capacity of Research Analyst with a leading Debt Markets player.

He has keen interest in EPM trends and likes to write on various topics ranging from pragmatics of EPM to related trends; his other subjects of interest comprise of Environmental Performance to nuances of Interest rates.


Neha Barnawal

Consultant, Manufacturing-Oracle, Infosys

Neha BarnawalNeha is an IT professional with over seven years of experience. At Infosys, Neha is a process and domain consultant in Manufacturing-Oracle unit. She specializes in financial supply chain management (FSCM) and human capital management (HCM) business processes. She has worked on end-to-end PeopleSoft HCM implementation and integrations with third party systems.

Neha takes a keen interest in all things manufacturing and will blog on topics such as cloud, Oracle products, and trends in financial supply chain management processes.


Neeraj Jha

Principal Consultant – Energy, Communications and Services, Oracle Business Intelligence, Infosys

Neeraj JhaNeeraj is an IT professional with over 15 years of experience. He has provided end-to-end consulting on business and technology transformation initiatives – including strategy definition, business intelligence roadmap, and assessment. In addition to this, he has worked on multi-geography rollout and co-existence strategies.

Neeraj will provide valuable insights on Oracle Business Intelligence, usage of Oracle products, and data warehousing in his blogs.


Nilabja Dey

Industry Principal – Manufacturing vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

NilabjaNilabja has over 17 years of professional experience in business and IT consulting, business process re- engineering, ERP product conceptualization and worldwide launch initiatives, presales, delivery and program management in ERP and ADM Program implementation, and support for clients in multiple geographies in the supply chain consulting domain.

Nilabja’s blogs are themed around supply chain domain requirements of the market and different verticals such as manufacturing, retail and logistics service provider (LSP); need for new service offerings for specific markets; market-specific localization need; innovative and low cost solution needs aimed at reducing total cost of operation (TCO).


Nishant Kaila

Consultant, Business Intelligence – Oracle practice, Infosys

Nishant KailaWith more than seven years of experience, Nishant Kaila is a seasoned business intelligence (BI) consultant. He has managed implementations of several BI solutions for global companies across the banking, telecom, life sciences, and services sectors.

He also has significant product expertise in extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools, such as Informatica and Ab Initio, and reporting platforms such as Oracle Business Intelligence.

Nishant will share his insights on business intelligence, social networking, and advanced technologies.


Nitin Dadarao Nakat

Senior Consultant, Oracle Projects

Nitin Dadarao NakatNiteen is Oracle Fusion PPM Cloud 2016 PreSales Specialist certified professional having 9 years of experience in building and articulating EBS Projects Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys EBS Projects competency, he actively contributes to internal cloud training, Cloud RFP response & Demo preparation team for Fusion Project Portfolio Management.

Niteen has good Experience of Project execution through Requirement Gathering, Analysis and Documentation, Process Mapping/Optimization and Solution Designing as per AIM Methodology. Prior to joining Infosys, he has worked with Cap Gemini, TCS, IBM and involved in Consulting, Presales, Competency development.


Nitin Dafade

Senior Associate Consultant – MFGORC, Infosys

Nitin DafadeNitin has over six years of experience in the IT industry, out of which three have been spent at Infosys. He specializes in Oracle Siebel CRM and Oracle CXM technologies.

Nitin has been a recipient of the Spot Award for Oracle CRM on Demand implementation. In the past three years, he has worked on several implementation, development, and support projects in areas such as order management, field service, and auto finance solution for major automobile and manufacturing companies.

Topics such as Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle CRM on Demand, Oracle Service Cloud, and Oracle CXM technologies will be the focus of attention on Nitin’s blog.


Onkar Padhye

Senior Consultant, Oracle CX

Onkar PadhyeOnkar has 11+ years of experience with specialization CRM consulting & implementation. He has worked on multiple domains like Telecom, Retail, Manufacturing, and Public Sector.

He has been working on various Oracle CX products for customers across verticals. He is Oracle certified implementation specialist for CPQ Cloud & Siebel CRM applications.

He has keen interest in CX Cloud, CPQ, Digital Marketing and Internet of Things.


Pavan Swaminathan

Consultant, Oracle HCM

Pavan SwaminathanEquipped with a degree in Business Administration from a leading B school in India, a passion for technology and over 7 years of experience across industries, Pavan has a strong understanding on evolving business trends. Having worked in organizations across geographies like India, Germany, Bhutan and Australia, he has a rich perspective on how technology amalgamates with business in the HCM space and how culture influences organizational dynamics.

He has worked on several Business Research and GTM solutions on Products in the HCM and Sustainability space and has a keen eye for the latest technology trends. He also handles delivery for ERP on Cloud in the HCM space. He also writes for Flarrio.com and was featured in the HCM thought leaders column on PiQube (https://blog.piqube.com/2016/07/18/10-experts-share-their-views-on-predictive-analytics/)


Payal Kapoor

Technology Lead, FDMEE – LSSORC, Infosys

Payal KapoorPayal has about eight years of experience in delivering solutions based on Oracle technologies. She has successfully delivered integration solutions to several clients on various ETL and data integration technologies such as ODI, FDM, and FDMEE. Payal has also been the recipient of the BRAVO award twice and has received several accolades from clients.

She will blog about FDMEE, data integration, ETL tools, and other Oracle technologies.


Prabhoo K

Principal Consultant

Prabhoo KPrabhoo is a Principal Consultant with the Oracle Practice at Infosys Ltd. He has over 12 years of experience in Oracle ERP applications and specializes in implementation, rollout, upgrade and support assignments. He has been helping clients in the US, England, Singapore, and other locations, and his focus areas include supply chain management and distribution. He will be writing blog posts on topics like Oracle ERP Applications, Oracle SaaS, and Supply Chain Management.



Prakash Chimnani

Lead Consultant, Oracle CX

Prakash ChimnaniPrakash has around 10 years of experience working in the area of Incentive Compensation. At Infosys, he is part of the functional solutions, client deliveries for Oracle Incentive Compensation. He has experience working for Telecommunication, Manufacturing and Retail clients.

He has keen interest in Incentive Compensation domain trends and likes to write on various topics on Oracle cloud, Incentive Compensation, Sales Performance Management.


Pramod Kumar Rijhwani

Principal Consultant

Pramod Kumar 

RijhwaniPramod Rijhwani is a senior consulting leader in the IT industry with over 20 years of industry experience especially using the Oracle ERP platform.

He is currently working as the solution architect for multiple programs using Oracle ERP platform. Over the last two decades, he has delivered solutions for 20+ programs spanning multiple industries spreading across Americas, APAC and EMEA.

As a thought leader, he is responsible for developing new solutions especially around the finance domain. A few of the solutions he has built is around building the Infosys finance capability maturity model, Infosys period close accelerator, Infosys solution for finance digital transformation, Infosys solution for building and modification of chart of accounts.

Pramod is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.


Pranjal Porwal

Sr. Consultant, Oracle Process & Domain Consulting

Pranjal PorwalPranjal is Oracle certified Siebel CRM Business Analyst having 9+ years of experience in building and articulating solutions for customers across auto-finance industry domain.

Pranjal has worked in Requirement Gathering and Business Analysis of Asset/Contract Management solutions like Account Collections Management, Customer Service, Compliance Correspondence, Payment Processing, Credit Bureau Reporting, Remarketing and Recovery processes. At Infosys, he has been a regular contributor to KShop and has worked towards analysis and business scenario identification for our AI Platform.

He has been involved in implementation of Oracle Siebel Automotive Captive Finance solutions involving following Automotive Finance departments:

Lease End & Remarketing, Credit Reporting & Dispute Handling, Customer Service and Collections , Recovery and Bankruptcy, Automotive Pricing, Dialer File Generation


Prasad Shiurkar

Technology Architect, Oracle CX

Prasad ShiurkarA certified consultant in Oracle Siebel CRM, Microsoft CRM and Prince2 Practitioner, Prasad has over 12 years of experience on CRM implementations across domains such as Telecom, Energy and Utility, Finance.

At Infosys, Prasad is contributing to project delivery and proposal activities for Siebel CRM and Oracle Sales Cloud technologies and has good hands-on experience on both technologies. Prior to Infosys, Prasad has worked with Cognizant Technology Solutions and TechMahindra in roles such as Solution design, Project delivery, Support and Management.


Prithiba Dhinakaran

Lead Consultant, Oracle BI/EPM

Prithiba DhinakaranPrithiba is Hyperion Essbase and Planning certified professional having 11+ years of experience in building and articulating Hyperion Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys BI/EPM competency, she actively contributes to BI/EPM improved offerings, cloud transformation, knowledge sharing by exploring various leading Cloud products and solutions. This is her maiden attempt to write a blog and her journey on-line presence just kicked in with this..

Prithiba is just aspiring for challenges and strong follower of do the different motto. With her recent Lead consultant role, she is indeed all pumped up with energy for greater heights!


Rajan Gupta

Lead Consultant, MFGORC , Infosys

Rajan GuptaRajan has over 11 years of experience in leading and handling Oracle applications. His core areas of expertise are project resource management, project foundation, project costing, project billing, project management, and Primavera. Rajan has also designed complex interfaces between Primavera - Oracle projects, OTL, Kronos, and payroll projects in Infosys.

Moreover, he has proficiencies in solution scoping, business flow mapping, process and domain consulting, project execution, and defect-free on time delivery

Rajan will bring this substantial expertise to his blog posts, providing insights on Oracle projects and Primavera.


Raj Kumar Jain

Lead Consultant, Process and Domain Consulting

Raj Kumar JainRaj has over 12 years of rich ERP experience in various IT roles in Tier-1 MNCs in finance and supply chain domain across industries with exposure to Procure 2 Pay, Order to Cash and Record to Report processes. He has gone through the journey of multiple global Oracle Application implementation, upgrade and rollout projects in Agile and Waterfall methodologies across geographies. Raj has extensively worked on integration with Oracle Application R12 using Financial Accounting Hub (FAH) for different banking front-end product systems. He is trained and Oracle pre-sales certified in Oracle Cloud Financial and Procurement Applications. He is very pragmatic in offering solutions to the complex business requirements.

Raj will be very keen in sharing his practical experiences predominantly on Oracle on-premises and Cloud solutions.


Rakhi Makad

Industry Principal, Information Transformation, Manufacturing Unit of Consulting & System Integration, Infosys

Rakhi MakadRakhi heads consulting for Information Transformation in the Manufacturing vertical at Infosys, this includes Business Intelligence & Analytics, Enterprise Performance Management, Enterprise Datawarehouse, Information Management and Big Data. In her current role, she leverages her extensive BI experience in giving directional guidance across BI strategy, performance management, BICC set-up, architectural framework, governance, business blueprinting, implementation and program management and delivery excellence across multiple clients. Rakhi represents Infosys in most external forums like MIT Supply Chain Innovation, SAPPHIRE, SAP Insider, and ASUG on topics of thought leadership and innovation in the information space. She regularly interacts with the client's IT and Business leadership and with analysts and industry experts.

Rakhi shares industry best practices across BI implementations at different customer locations.


Ramakrishnan Subramanian

Industry Principal Consultant, Infosys

Ramakrishnan SubramanianRamkrishnan has 22+ years of experience helping companies improve their business results and operations through strategic process improvements and the use of Oracle technology solutions. Areas of expertise include business process analysis and re-design, Finance and supply chain optimization, deployment of large-scale, global application solutions, global program and project management, and organizational change management which involves also effective and efficient Training.


Ramesh Chandra Mantri

Lead Consultant

Ramesh Chandra MantriRamesh Mantri is a Chartered Accountant. He is working as a Lead Consultant with Infosys and has 10+ years of experience. He has extensive experience in Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Fusion. He has led business transformation, implementation, upgrade, enhancement, roll-out, business process reengineering, support and maintenance projects. He has worked for financial service outsourcing, banking, cards, payment and IT service outsourcing industries. His experience include Oracle Financial & SCM Suites. He is passionate about designing solutions for the client that amplifies the effectiveness of the business process and drive greater value.


Ravi Kumar S.

President & Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Infosys

Ravi Kumar SRavi is a President and the Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Infosys. In this role, he leads the Infosys global delivery organization across all global industry segments, driving digital transformation services, application development and maintenance; independent validation services, engineering services, emerging technology solutions, business intelligence & analytics, cloud and infrastructure, and enterprise package applications service lines. In addition, he oversees Infosys Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and is on the board of Infosys BPO Ltd. He also oversees Infosys operations in Japan. He is the Chairman of the Board of Infosys China and is also on the board of Infosys Public Services and McCamish Systems (an Infosys company).

Previously, Ravi was the Group Head for the Insurance, Healthcare, and Cards and Payments unit, where he drove client services, demand generation, next-generation service offerings, game-changing innovation, and a world-class delivery organization to support clients. In addition to his present role, he is the Executive Sponsor for the US$1+ billion Oracle practice across all industry verticals, which is ranked by leading analysts as one of the top three players. Till recently, he also ran the global alliances organization at Infosys. He has also led the US$700+ million Global Consulting and Systems Integration practice in the manufacturing industry. Spanning a global clientele and other new incubating engines, he built the global Oracle and CRM practices for Infosys. Under his leadership, the Hyderabad Development Center, housing 22,000+ employees, won the Infosys Excellence Award for the Best Development Center five years in a row from 2010 – 2014.

Ravi has over 18 years of experience in the consulting space, incubating new practice lines, driving large transformational programs, and evangelizing new business models across industry segments. He has played diverse roles across organizations within the CRM space for Oracle Corporation, building a next-generation CRM practice at Cambridge Technology Partners. He has also worked on process and technology transformation for the unbundling of Indian State Electricity Boards at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ravi started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center.

Ravi is a part of several steering committee boards of large transformational initiatives for global clients. He actively writes and blogs on technology-led transformation, big data, next-generation supply chain, digital transformation, and disruptive business models. He is an Honorary Founding Board Member of the Technology Advisory Board at MIT Forum (launched in 2012); Advisory Board of the Global Supply Chain Center at Marshall Business School, University of Southern California; Oracle’s Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) Board; and many other industry forums.

Ravi has a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.


Richa Thakur

Consultant, Oracle, Infosys

Richa 

ThakurRicha has over four years of experience and currently serves as Functional Lead for a CRM implementation to deliver field service functionality.

Skilled at multitasking, she has been successful in playing varied roles in a number of CRM transformation programs based on Siebel CRM package. Richa has gained deep knowledge of business processes pertaining to the manufacturing Industry. Also, she is adept at designing varied mobility solutions using the Proof of Concept (PoC) methodology in the sales and service oriented business areas.

Her blogs will feature a wealth of information on topics such as customer experience, customer relationship management, emerging technologies, and latest trends.


Rohit Kumar

Principal Consultant, Marketing & Branding, Oracle CX

Rohit KumarRohit has 12+ years of experience in various domains in the IT industry. At Infosys, he is responsible for branding, marketing and alliance related activities for Oracle CX competency. Rohit has been associated with the CRM world for the last 6 years and has worked on various CRM systems. Prior to joining Infosys, Rohit has worked at IBM, SAP Labs & Nagarro wearing multiple hats in sales, business development, presales, marketing & alliances.

He is an avid blogger and has blogged on a variety of topics ranging from technology to social issues.


Rohit Rastogi

Delivery Manager, Infosys

Rohit RastogiRohit Rastogi is a senior business leader in the IT industry with over two decades of experience. He is currently leading the delivery of HealthCare, Insurance, Life Sciences and Manufacturing verticals for Infosys Oracle Practice globally. He has vast experience in managing large clients with global footprint and has been associated with delivering projects with some of the marquee names in the industry. He is passionate about building solutions and has guided his teams to build multiple solutions and thought papers.


Ruchi Sharma

Principal Consultant – MFGORC, Infosys

Ruchi SharmaA technology professional with more than 12 years of experience, Ruchi specializes in implementing business applications. She has worked extensively on Oracle projects and Primavera assignments. This experience has served her well in designing and implementing the contract-to-cash process and a forecasting solution for a leading manufacturing company in the UK. As a hands-on solution architect, she was also instrumental in the global implementation of a project management module for a leading US telecommunications company.

In her blog posts, Ruchi will share a seasoned practitioner’s view of Oracle projects and Fusion Project Portfolio Management.


Samyak Mishra

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

Samyak MishraSamyak is a seasoned, outcome-driven Information Technology professional with 12+ years of diversified experience in a variety of project management, delivery management and senior consulting roles across various industries (telecommunications, transportation, airlines, manufacturing, retail and utility). He specializes in CRM and CX deliveries as well. His other areas of interests are Oracle Big Data Consulting, BSS-OSS delivery using Oracle communication suite of products, Salesforce CRM consulting and delivering CRM/CX trainings.

Across the various roles, Samyak has demonstrated the ability to deliver complex projects in challenging environments, individually as well as in a team, providing leadership, managing diverse stakeholders & ensuring on-time delivery across multiple geographies, such as Australia (5 years), North America (2 years), Asia (5 years) and Middle East (1 year). He is passionate about teaching and currently delivers sessions as a guest faculty for Victoria University.


Sanjay Talati

Lead Consultant, EAS / ORCALL Infosys

Sanjay 

TalatiSanjay has 13 years of experience in the IT industry. In Infosys, he works as an Oracle Finance implementation lead consultant for a major automobile client. Sanjay has more than a decade of global implementation experience spanning across various critical stages of the project - from assessment to post go-live support.

Besides, he has worked with clients in the European Union (EU), Canada, US, and UK, on various customer-facing functional lead roles.

Sanjay will bring this vast experience on subjects such as supply chain operational flexibility and efficiency and financial segregation.


Sankar Konduru

Senior Industry Principal, Infosys

Sankar KonduruSankar Konduru is the Head of Oracle HCM Practice (covers delivery of PeopleSoft, Fusion HCM, Taleo, Kronos, Workbrain engagements) at Infosys currently.

Sankar has around two decades of IT consulting and leadership experience in practice management, managing and incubating new service lines (like Oracle HRMS practice, HRO Platform offering, Fusion HCM, Taleo, Kronos, Workday), governance and delivery management of large HR Transformations & outsourced engagements in HCM domain.


R.N.Sarath Babu

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

R.N.Sarath BabuSarath has 17 years of experience in various domains in the IT industry. At Infosys, he is working in CX Cloud projects in solution design, configurations, presales and contributes to knowledge of CX competency by exploring different leading CX products in the market.

Sarath keeps track of latest trends and developments in technology space like Internet of Things, Communications, CX & ERP Cloud, Big Data, Analytics, etc. Sarath has been working in CRM space for last 15 years in different CRM products. Prior to joining Infosys, Sarath has worked at Hitachi Consulting, Zensar Technologies, Verisign, Wipro Technologies, etc as a solution architect and in presales and delivery roles.


Santosh Harlikar

Project Manager, Oracle Practice

Santosh HarlikarSantosh is Oracle EBS Practitioner in Infosys. He has 12+ years of experience in EBS 11i/R12 implementations. He had lead teams’ successfully and implemented EBS business suit for Global clients like Boeing, JC Penny, Family Dollar, Avery and MTO.

He is part of Infosys Oracle Practice from last 9 years. Being in China, he has delivered Oracle Solutions for local clients like M&G, LET and GreatView. He is leading a report factory initiative along with code migration tool which is helping Oracle Practice in terms of effort savings.

Prior to Infosys, Santosh has worked with Syntel limited for RICE developments and delivery.


Saravana Thonral Thiagarajan

Senior Technology Architect

Saravana Thonral ThiagarajanSaravana is a Senior Architect in Oracle Practice with 14 years of experience. He has worked across modules ranging from Finance, SCM, CRM Projects and HCM in the Oracle E-Business Suite and interconnected applications. He has successfully led several implementation, upgrade and support projects.




Saroja Kumar Nayak

Principal Consultant, EAS / ORCALL Infosys

Saroja Kumar 

NayakSaroja has 15 years of experience in the IT industry. As a principal consultant, he is responsible for providing consulting services in planning and manufacturing using Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and Oracle Value Chain Panning (VCP).

In his blog posts, Saroja will share a veteran’s observation on Oracle Value Chain Planning and manufacturing.


Shobha Sharma

Principal Consultant, Oracle EPM

Shobha SharmaShobha is an Oracle Hyperion certified professional having 11+ years of experience in building and designing Planning and Cloud Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys EPM competency, she actively contributes to EPM offerings, cloud migration, Reporting solution to build active online presence and knowledge sharing by exploring various leading Hyperion products and solutions.

Shobha holds expertise in Planning and consolidation solutions in both on premise and cloud implementations. She has been associated with EPM ecosystem for last 8+ years with core competence of EPM products – Oracle PBCS Cloud, ePRCS, Hyperion Planning, ESSBASE, Hyperion Profitability and cost management and Hyperion Reporting. Apart from Infosys she has also worked with Accenture and involved in Consulting, Presales, Competency development and Project delivery.


Shyamalee Samvatsar

Principal Consultant - Energy, Utilities and Communications Services, Infosys

Shyamalee SamvatsarA CRM specialist, Shyamalee has over 13 years of experience as a domain and process consultant. She leads end-to-end solution design and development in large business transformation programs.

She has also led the development of innovative solutions in areas such as social CRM, mobility and BSS / OSS transformation for the communications industry.

Shyamalee will blog on Oracle technologies, communications domain, customer experience, and cloud solutions.

Somnath Majumdar

Senior Industry Principal, Oracle MDM Competency Lead

Somnath MajumdarSomnath had 17+ years of experience in ERP domain and last 15 years on Oracle related Master Data Management and Supply Chain products. He heads the MDM Competency at Infosys. He has been the solution architect for multiple Master Data Management programs in the past. In addition to this Somnath gets involved in advisory capacity with Infosys Customers for their transformation journey and any guidance in automotive, discrete manufacturing and distribution industry verticals advising them on their transformation journey.

Shilpi Snehi

Technical Architect, Oracle CX

Shilpi SnehiShilpi is Siebel and OSC certified professional having 12+ years of experience in Siebel implementation and articulating Siebel solution for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys CX competency, she actively contributes to Siebel CX improved offerings, demonstration of new features with upcoming Siebel releases and knowledge sharing within Infosys practice.

Shilpi is avid reader and keeps close tab on latest development in CRM and Cloud technologies. Shilpi is associated with Siebel CRM for last 8+ years and worked with multiple Siebel versions on all flavors of Windows and UNIX. She has good understanding of Oracle Sales Cloud application. She has been closely following the changing trend in CRM ecosystem and gaining knowledge of other CRM products, which can be integrated with Siebel CRM for enhance customer experience. Prior to joining Infosys, she worked with Oracle GCS and has the opportunity to work directly with client and address their pain-point to achieve customer delight.

Shrikant Shenoy

Principal Consultant, Oracle Practice, India Business Unit

Shrikant ShenoyShrikant has 13+ years of total experience with 11+ years as Functional Consultant for Oracle ERPR Applications. At Infosys, Shrikant has been responsible for leading functional and solution tracks for various implementation projects for customers across geographies and industry verticals. He has successfully led teams and executed projects encompassing Financials, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash and Projects business functions.

Shrikant would be blogging on a variety of topics ranging from Oracle ERP Solutions, Cloud Applications, Product Evaluations, Implementation Methodologies, etc.

Srinivas Dronam

Principal Consultant, Enterprise Solutions – Oracle Practice, Infosys

Srinivas DronamSrinivas has 14 years of industry experience. He has worked on several large supply chain transformation programs at leading retail and hi- tech companies.

Srinivas will blog on Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Planning, Enterprise Solution Applications, and Oracle Applications.

Sparjan Kumar Kote

Principal Consultant - Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

SparjanSparjan has more than 13 years of IT experience. He has experience in BI architecture study, data modeling, end-to-end implementations, tool migrations, and integration of BI with Oracle Fusion Middleware technologies.

Sparjan will blog primarily on data warehousing and what’s trending in the BI space.

B.S.Sasikanth

Principal Consultant, Oracle CX

B.S.SasikanthSasikanth in an Oracle EBS consultant with more than 13 years’ experience in in Oracle CRM and OTM. At Infosys CX competency, he actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation and CRM assessments.

Prior to joining Infosys, he has worked with Oracle, Satyam and Cognizant.

Srikanth Sripathi

Senior Industry Principal, Oracle SCM Competency Lead

Srikanth SripathiSrikanth had 18+ years of experience in ERP domain and last 15 years on Oracle related Supply Chain products. He heads the Oracle Supply Chain Competency at Infosys. This competency includes all Oracle SCM solutions using products E-Business Suite, Demantra and Oracle Cloud Solutions (ERP Cloud, SCM Cloud). In addition to this Srikanth gets involved in advisory capacity with Infosys Customers for their transformation journey and any guidance in their roadmap.



Srinivas Iyer

Industry Principal - Oracle Retail, Supply Chain Delivery & Pre-sales, Infosys

Srinivas IyerSrinivas has 30 years of experience in the IT industry. He specializes in Solution Architecting, IP Development, Practice Building, and Mentoring.

Srinivas will blog on Retail, Oracle Retail, Mobility, Retail solution, and Master Data Management (MDM).



Sriram Ramanujam

Industry Principal – Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys

Sriram 

RamanujamSriram Ramanujam specializes in Oracle services for the retail and consumer goods industry, with a focus on Oracle solutions for human capital management (HCM) and workforce management (WFM). He has more than a decade of experience behind him in areas like consulting, delivery, and practice management.

Sriram will blog on HCM, WFM, supply chain planning, Oracle Services, consumer packaged goods (CPG), and retail.


Subrata Kar

Associate Vice President

Subrata KarSubrata Kar is a senior executive and business leader in the IT industry with over three decades of experience. He is currently providing leadership to Infosys Oracle Practice in service innovation. He is responsible for defining automation strategy involving deterministic and cognitive computing with a desire to improve productivity and service differentiation. He is focused on enabling the team with the new set of technologies involving artificial intelligence and machine learning, building next generation digital enterprise capabilities thereby fostering a culture of innovation. He spearheads the execution of automation strategy across all client projects.

Over last two decades his field of work has been on the delivery leadership of the Enterprise Software to the global clients. He is passionate about building innovative capabilities, solutions for the client that amplifies the effectiveness of the business process and drive greater value. He has led the implementation of over 125+ medium to large scale ERP programs and multi country roll out working through multiple industries.


Sunil Kumar

Senior Technology Architect, BI / EPM – Oracle

Sunil 

KumarSunil has over 15 years of experience in the industry. He is adept in the Hyperion EPM product suite (Planning, ESSBASE etc.) and has handled multiple projects. Additionally, he is an Oracle Essbase 11 certified implementation specialist, and is a command expert on Essbase and planning.

Currently located in Houston, Texas, Sunil is an active publisher and contributes actively to external forums, journals and conferences.

He will bring this vast proficiency to his blog posts and provide expert insights on enterprise performance management (EPM), Hyperion EPM suite, and business intelligence (BI).


Tarang Puranik

Associate Vice President and Head –Oracle Practice, Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

Tarang PuranikTarang has an overall experience of over 20 years in various roles in practice management and consulting, creating and delivering service lines, leading analyst briefings, alliance collaboration on ERP products and managing large ERP programs. He has played roles in multiple locations in USA, India, China and Japan, and across verticals like manufacturing, retail, financials, energy and services.

He has created and led various practices in Infosys including the PeopleSoft practice, Enterprise Solutions (ES) Business Platforms, Human Capital Management (HCM) practice and the ES China practice.

Tarang will blog on HCM, Oracle economy products and new trends in the marketplace.


Tarun Deep Singh

Project Manager, ORCALL

Tarun Deep SinghTarun Deep Singh has 12+ years of experience working in the domain of CRM. At Infosys, he is part of the Delivery team for Oracle CX Cloud Competency working on Project Management, Solution Design & Implementation for Oracle CPQ Cloud. Prior to joining Infosys he has worked as a CRM - Solution Designer, CRM - Consultant, India working closely with some International and National product based companies.

He has keen interest in latest trends in Cloud Technology and likes to write on various topics.

He also holds MS in EE from Michigan State University, US and co-author of US Patent Publication on Fault Isolation on PCI bus (20040117689 A1) being referenced 10 times in other publications.


Tarun Paliwal

Lead Consultant, Oracle CX

Tarun PaliwalTarun is Oracle certified professional having 12+ years of experience in building and articulating CRM Solutions for global customers across industry domain. At Infosys CX competency, he actively contributes to CX improved offerings, cloud transformation, build active online presence and knowledge sharing by exploring various leading CX products and solutions.

Umashankar Sharma

Technology Analyst, Oracle MW

Umashankar SharmaUma has 9+ years of experience working in the domain of Java/J2EE, Oracle Clouds Platform as a Service, Rich UI Technologies. At Infosys, he is part of the technical solutions, client deliveries for oracle PaaS. He has experience working for Retail, Banking, middleware, insurance and telecommunication clients.

He has keen interest in PaaS technology stack trends and likes to write on various topics on Oracle clouds,AWS, BigData, Hadoop, R-Programming.


Vijaya SureshPrabu

Principal Consultant – Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

Vijaya SureshPrabuVijay has over 14 years of experience in the enterprise applications space. He specializes in manufacturing and supply chain management. He has extensive experience in managing complex ERP implementations and providing solutions for multinational clients in manufacturing and retail verticals.He is a Certified Professional in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS and also certified in Project Management (PMP).He is also an Oracle Certified Professional Consultant for Supply Chain Management in 11i and R12.

Recurring themes in Vijaya’s writings include industry best practices and solutions in engineer-to-order manufacturing, retail supply chain management and cost accounting.


Vijey Rao

Industry Principal, EAS CX Consulting

Vijey RaoVijey Rao is Industry Principal at Infosys Consulting Practice based in Dallas, TX. As Program Director, he has led # of Customer Experience (CX) transformation engagements; covering CX operational strategy, CX process design and platform modernization at our clients built on Salesforce, Oracle CX Cloud, Siebel and Oracle BI engagements.

Vijey is passionate about getting teams to embrace Hybrid Agile as the implementation model to accelerate CX ROI to end business users.

Vijey has 18 years of I.T. experience working with Retail, CPG, Pharma and Banking companies across the world. Vijey blogs through LinkedIn, Infosys Portal.

Vikram Mohan

Lead Consultant, Process & Domain Consulting, Oracle CX

Vikram MohanVikram Mohan is a CRM consultant with Oracle CX practice with close to 13 years of experience. He currently consults for clients in Sales Performance Management in CX space. His CRM consulting experience spans across domains including telecom, insurance, hi-tech and public sector. Apart from working on transformational assignments for global enterprises, developing go-to-market initiatives, defining roadmaps, market research and pre-sales are Vikram’s other areas of professional interests.

Vikram will share his insights on Oracle CX Cloud technologies.

Vinod Krishnan Ravindran

Senior Technology Architect, ECAS

Vinod KrishnanVinod is a CRM Cloud Techno Functional consultant on Oracle CX and SFDC with close to 13 years of experience working with multiple Clients across varied domains like Aerospace, Communications, and Publishing etc. He has been closely involved in building the Cloud competency on the Oracle CX side and now playing a similar role on the SFDC Cloud.

He will be blogging primarily on the new trends on CRM Cloud and the happenings on the product side of Oracle and SFDC.

Vishwajit Bendre

Industry Principal, Oracle Practice

Vishwajit BendreVishwajit is a veteran with over 17 years of experience. Currently, he serves as the Industry Principal with the Infosys Oracle practice. Based in Philadelphia, Vishwajit is an expert in implementing large IT transformation Oracle projects. He has played leadership roles in client management and delivery.

Vishwajit has rich expertise in defining innovative solutions to complex business problems. He is proficient in managing order to cash, quote to order, and supply chain management (SCM) transformation projects. Vishwajit has proven credentials in large merger, consolidation programs, and transformation projects. Skilled at automation, he drives process improvement and efficiency. He combines strategic, operational, and technical skills to identify and address business needs. Vishwajit has led large global transformation programs to success by defining project strategy and objectives as well as implementing system solutions to optimize business process at client enterprise.

His blog posts will offer valuable insights on supply chain management, sales customer relationship management (CRM), Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP), and Oracle Cloud products.

Yogesh Bhatt

Principal Technology Architect – Manufacturing vertical, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

Yogesh BhattYogesh has 15 years of consulting experience. He is a senior consultant in the information management (IM) space with key focus on big data analytics, social media and its impact, master data management, enterprise performance management, enterprise information architecture, and business intelligence (BI). He plays advisory roles like assisting customers at C-level from various domains in defining their strategy and roadmap for IM maturity and growth, simplifying the usage of emerging trends and technology in the context of the enterprise needs.

He leads the IM consulting team at Infosys, with focus on emerging trends shaping the information landscape. He’s a TOGAF9 Certified Enterprise Architect and has expertise in working with Hadoop, Cognos and Oracle BI/Hyperion stack of products.

In his blogs, Yogesh looks at familiar subjects such as business intelligence and enterprise performance management (EPM), social media and its impact, master data management (MDM), and business analytics.


Yusuf Kaydawala

Consultant, Manufacturing practice, Infosys

Yusuf KaydawalaYusuf has over eight years of experience in enterprise IT transformation, business analysis, and consulting. He has been involved in providing solutions to business problems across manufacturing, telecom, and banking sectors. He has also handled multiple complex implementation projects as a CRM functional consultant.

Yusuf’s area of expertise includes field service, sales automation, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). As a consultant, he has worked on various marketing initiatives, pre-sales, and solution development.

Yusuf will share his insights on CRM, mobility, cloud solutions, and customer experience management.


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