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Blogger Profiles

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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 and was featured in the HCM thought leaders column on PiQube (

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

Sanjay Talati

Lead Consultant, EAS / ORCALL Infosys


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.

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.

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.

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


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


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.

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.

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

Technology Architect – Energy, Utilities, Communications and Services (ECS) unit, Infosys

Vinod KrishnanVinod comes with a rich experience of more than nine years across multiple domains and technologies. He has garnered multiple recognitions as well during this tenure. He is currently working in the customer relationship management (CRM) domain.

Vinod will share his thoughts on CRM, cloud, and Oracle technology.

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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