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Ajit Mhaiskar

Associate Vice President, Manufacturing, Infosys

Ajit Mhaiskar Ajit is a founding member of the Technology Consulting Practice in the manufacturing vertical at Infosys. In a 15-year career, Ajit has partnered with several clients in creating the strategy and architecture for key transformation programs.

Ajit’s writings on technology have appeared in Infosys Labs Briefings journal.

Topics such as IT strategy, enterprise architecture, mobility, and cloud computing will be the focus of attention of Ajit’s blogs.

Alok Garg

Associate Director – Client Relationships Retail, CPG and Logistics Unit, Infosys

Alok Garg Alok currently manages one of the largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) clients for Infosys. He has been working in his current role with Infosys for three years now, apart from which, he has 16 years of IT experience in account management, client relationship management, and program management. His key focus areas in Infosys include creating new offerings using robotic process automation (RPA), AiKiDo, and Infosys Mana™.

Extensive experience in working with several Fortune 500 retail and CPG clients enables him to lead teams effectively. Regarding his education, Alok has completed Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance and marketing from the Farmer School of Business, Miami University. He has also completed Project Management Professional (PMP) ® certification by Project Management Institute (PMI).

Be sure to follow Alok as he discusses a wide range of topics from Design Thinking, Infosys Mana™, and machine learning to automation, analytics, and big data. He can be reached at alok_garg@infosys.com

Alpesh Narendra Chauhan

Lead Consultant – CRM, Consulting & Systems Integration Services – Manufacturing, Infosys

Alpesh Narendra ChauhanAlpesh Chauhan has over 10 years of experience as an IT professional and eight years of experience in the customer relationship management (CRM) space. He is an Oracle-certified CRM business analyst and has worked on several CRM transformation programs with clients across the telecom, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing industries.

At Infosys, Alpesh is a business process lead for the CRM implementation program at a US-based self-services and security solution provider.

In his blogs, Alpesh will share insights on CRM, field service management, and mobility trends (such as BYOD and consumerization in IT).

Amit Upadhyay

Systems Engineer, MFGADT- Digital Transformation, Infosys

Amit UpadhyayAmit Upadhyay has a significant role in the infrastructure setup and management of EMC Documentum and its components. He is also involved with the administration of application servers (e.g., Tomcat and Weblogic).

Amit’s blogs will pay particular attention to enterprise content management (ECM) and mobility.

Arunabha Mookerjea

Principal Technology Architect – Analytics, Big Data, and Responsive BI CoEs, Infosys

Arunabha MookerjeaArunabha has over 18 years of hands-on industry experience in analytics, big data, business intelligence (BI), and data warehousing. He currently leads analytics, big data, and responsive BI CoEs at Infosys.

He also has extensive experience in consulting on strategic solutions in the fields of customer insights, sales analytics, marketing analytics, device data / connected services analytics, fraud analytics, and supply chain domains.

Through his blogs, he will share his views on advanced analytics, big data computing, self-service BI, advanced visualization tools, and industry solution frameworks.

Austin A. Samuel

Senior Technology Architect – Manufacturing Unit, Infosys

Austin A. SamuelWith more than 11 years of experience in the IT industry, Austin is a senior technology architect at Infosys. He works with our clients on various large transformational programs, providing solutions and designing software components. In his role, he helps clients and teams leverage technology and improve businesses – bridging the gap between business and technology.

Austin is passionate about new technologies and leads the Windows 8 Center of Excellence. In this blog, he will share his views on Windows 8, Azure, .NET Framework, etc., and how these technologies relate to manufacturing.

Avinash Kamat

Senior Project Manager, Manufacturing Innovation Initiatives – Manufacturing, Infosys

Avinash KamatAvinash has over 12 years of industry experience. Over the last 7 years, he helped execute transformational projects in the customer relationship management (CRM) domain across the US, UK, Middle East and Africa, Japan, and India. In his current role, he leads the connected vehicle technology domain in the Manufacturing Innovation Initiatives group at Infosys.

In addition to sharing his views on emerging trends in CRM, Avinash will blog about the exciting world of connected vehicle technology.

Dr. Badri Devalla

Senior Principal Consultant - High Tech and Discrete Manufacturing, Infosys

Dr. Badri DevallaHe has several years of experience as a Systems Architect, Product Manager and Consultant. Badri specializes in the design and delivery of solutions that focus on the creation and consumption of supply chain information to realize business value. An RFID expert, he has presented at several forums, including Knowledge@Wharton. Badri has a PhD in Computer Science (Texas A&M University).

Chandramohan Subbiah

Senior Product Line Manager, Internet of Things, Infosys

Chandramohan SubbiahChandramohan Subbiah has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, specializing in Internet of Things (IoT). As part of his current role, he is responsible for horizontal platform development for IoT applications in remote monitoring, track and trace, traceability, connected vehicles, and smart farming.

Chandramohan drove common platform development initiatives in FSI products. He has also been credited with the development of the current Java version of TradeEdge MarketConnect and MarketPulse.

Harnessing his know-how, Chandramohan will blog on IoT, remote monitoring, M2M, cloud services, and platforms for connected devices / vehicles.

Darshan Kunnur

Senior Associate Consultant, Enterprise Solutions – MFGADT, Infosys

Darshan KunnurWith close to three years of work experience in IT, Darshan is adept in banking and package-enabled IT services across product lines such as Oracle and INFOR.

At Infosys, Darshan has served in various delivery and presales roles. To his credit, he has been instrumental in major client transitions and the incubation of INFOR practice.

Darshan’s blogs are themed around trends in technology, digital marketing, cloud, CRM, and supply chain management.

Deepthi K Bhat

Lead Consultant, Automotive – Manufacturing Domain Consulting Group, Infosys Limited.

Deepthi K BhatWith an overall 13 years of rich experience and expertise in IT solution consulting and implementation, Deepthi has worked extensively in automotive and retail units at Infosys. In retail, she focused on Oracle package implementations for more than five years. Currently, she is a Lead Consultant in the Automotive – Manufacturing Domain Consulting Group at Infosys. Over the years, Deepthi has been recognized as a Certified Scrum Master (Q2 2016) and a Support Person of the Quarter ((client awarded) Q1 2009), and has also won the WoW Award (Q1 2016).

In her blog, Deepthi discusses about topics such as telematics and connected cars, dealer operations and communication systems, and customer relationship management for automotive sales.

Devendra Singh

Senior Project Manager, Digital Transformation – MFGADT, Infosys

Devendra SinghDevendra Singh serves as a dedicated delivery anchor for digital transformation projects. His concentration areas include enterprise content management for manufacturing industry, portal implementation, collaboration implementation, program management, and delivery management in line with the Global Delivery Model. He has more than 16 years of industry experience.

Devendra has effectively managed large programs, involving workloads of up to 48 full-time equivalents (FTE). He has considerable knowledge of IBM collaboration and portal tools.

Devendra’s blog posts discuss enterprise content management, collaboration, and program management from a practitioner’s perspective.

Ganesh Subramanian

Principal Consultant, Manufacturing – Advance Technology, Consulting & System Integration, Infosys

Ganesh SubramanianOver a span of 12 years, Ganesh Subramanian has anchored pre-sales and delivery of various ERP solutions such as IBM Maximo, SalesForce.com (SFDC), Siebel CRM, Sterling WMS, CMMS, and Ramco Virtual Works.

He has also led several programs spanning consulting, implementation, upgrade, support, and maintenance. He currently anchors delivery and pre-sales for the IBM Maximo stream within the manufacturing business unit.

Ganesh will share his insights on supply chain management, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, program management, and building high performance teams.

Jagmeet Singh

Principal, Manufacturing – Management Consulting Services, Infosys

Jagmeet SinghJagmeet Singh has specialist knowledge of product sustainability solutions and is responsible for creating the Infosys Product Compliance and Sustainability Framework (popularly called “Green PLM”). He has extensive experience in value-based consulting in the area of new product development (NPD), business process management (BPM) and product lifecycle management (PLM).

Seven of Jagmeet’s articles have appeared in global publications, and these are themed around integrated product development, PLM and product sustainability.

Jagmeet’s blog space is devoted to topics such as product sustainability, NPD, value-based consulting, BPM and PLM.

Jeff Kavanaugh

Partner, Infosys

Jeff KavanaughJeff has more than 20 years of consulting experience and is Managing Partner for High-Tech and Manufacturing consulting services. His organization combines consulting, engineering, technology and intellectual property, and he has led several transformations in product innovation and lifecycle management. In addition, he has anchored strategy and supply chain programs in high-technology, software, discrete manufacturing and consumer goods. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Professional Engineer.

Jeff will blog on product development, portfolio management, value realization, product introduction and analytics.


Jitendra Kumar Singh

Senior Associate Consultant – Consulting & Systems, Manufacturing – Digital Transformation, Infosys

Jitendra Kumar SinghWith close to three years of experience, Jitendra Kumar Singh has honed his skills in vendor management, requirements gathering, requirements elicitation, and agile methodology. He has also handled scrum calls, presented demos to clients, and driven initiatives.

Jitendra introduced and conceptualized several innovative ideas such as Mind Maps – that helped in enhanced knowledge sharing and increased response time of request for proposals (RFPs). He also conceptualized, designed, and implemented the MFGADT DX Pre-Sales portal, which streamlined knowledge sharing and pre-sales activities across the manufacturing vertical. He has also been credited with anchoring a large transformational response to RFPs.

Jitendra will blog about enterprise portals, enterprise content management, and manufacturing trends.


Komal Jain

Associate Vice President and Head of Semiconductor Sector - North America, Infosys

Komal JainKomal joined the company in June 1998 and since then has played a variety of leadership roles in client services, sales & operations. Komal has been instrumental in helping clients develop and implement their Business Transformation programs, Global Sourcing strategy and IT initiatives. Komal participates in the steering committees of many of Infosys’ key client relationships.

Komal holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from Kurukshetra University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. Komal also is a marathon runner and lives in the Dallas, TX.

Mahak Khemka

Associate Consultant, MFGADT, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys

Mahak KhemkaMahak’s career spans close to two years of experience in verticals and product lines including INFOR and Microsoft Dynamics.

At Infosys, she plays a key role in the incubation of INFOR practice and other related activities.

Mahak will share insights on INFOR, recent trends in technology, supply chain management, and cloud ecosystem.

Manish Naik

Lead Consultant – Manufacturing – Oracle, Infosys

Manish NaikWith over 12 years of domain and consulting experience, Manish Naik specializes in end-to-end business transformation engagements leveraging Oracle E-Business Suite. He has consulted for multiple clients in the discrete manufacturing space across US and Europe.

He is an Oracle Partner Network certified Oracle Supply Chain SME and has presented several white papers at international conferences.

Manish will share his insights on supply chain management and Oracle manufacturing.

Mickey Haldia

Associate Consultant, MGFADT – Manufacturing, Infosys

Mickey Haldia 

title=Mickey Haldia has more than three years of experience in the IT industry and currently works with the business intelligence presales team. He is well versed in requirements gathering, preparing and giving demos, and driving engagement initiatives.

Mickey has worked in the automotive domain and is particularly interested in vehicle technologies and diagnostics. He coordinates with client to understand their requirements. Mickey was instrumental in developing an application to reduce the duration of after-sales service by 40 percent globally.

Mickey writes chiefly on new trends and innovations in manufacturing.

Mohan Ramarao

Alliance Manager, Manufacturing – Infrastructure Management Services, Infosys

Mohan RamaraoMohan manages Infosys alliances in the infrastructure services area. In addition, he is an expert in solution development and pricing for high-value client engagements.

Mohan will blog on infrastructure services, including partner management and the challenges that come along.

Narsimha M

IVS service offering head

Narsimha MAn IT industry veteran of more than 22 years, Narsimha (“Narry”) M. has successfully served in senior executive roles, overseeing strategically critical aspects of the business. During the last 12 years at Infosys, Narry has led various business and operational units, including Enterprise Applications and Integration Solutions, and Independent Validation Solutions.

Business IT Services – the unit Narry currently heads – carries the mandate to effectively meet and exceed the rising expectations of Infosys’ manufacturing clients in areas like application development and maintenance, infrastructure management, and independent validation services.

Narry will blog on application development and maintenance, infrastructure management, and independent validation services.

Niharika Vasumitra

Business Analyst, Manufacturing - Business Consulting, Infosys

Niharika VasumitraNiharika has been working in her current role as a business analyst for the last one and a half years. She has been consulting for clients in the manufacturing sector, with a special focus on supply chain management and Goods and Services Tax (GST) assessment. Niharika has cultivated extensive experience in the past. Some of her major achievements include developing an e-governance report for one of the largest banks in Asia and program management for a large retail, petrochemical, and healthcare conglomerate in India. She is currently working as part of a business team for a project with the Government of India.

Be sure to follow Niharika’s blogs on GST, retail industry, and supply chain management for key insights.

Nitesh Bansal

Vice President and Head - Process Manufacturing, Europe, Infosys

Nitesh BansalNitesh has been instrumental in developing Infosys’ business in Europe, and oversees the company’s operations in Switzerland. He has helped build multi-tier client relationships spanning business lines and geographies, and implementing governance structures that can effectively manage services across ADM, Infrastructure, ERP implementations, business consulting and transformation. Nitesh has won several internal awards for his contributions to Infosys.

His areas of interest include trends and outlook for the automotive industry, the globalization of product development, strategic sourcing, the environment and sustainability, IT management and the role of technology in creating revenue streams.

Rajeev Ranjan

Vice President and Service Offering Head – Manufacturing, Infosys

Rajeev 

RanjanAn IT industry veteran with a career spanning more than 20 years, Rajeev has successfully served in senior leadership roles, overseeing critical aspects of the business. For the last 16 years, he has led various business and operational units in the manufacturing (including hi-tech, discrete, automotive, process, and resources) industry segment at Infosys.

Rajeev has been instrumental in building multi-tier client relationships that span business lines and geographies, and implementing governance structures that can effectively manage services across ADM, infrastructure, ERP implementations, business consulting, and transformation.

In his blog posts, Rajeev will bring a seasoned expert’s view on trends in the manufacturing industry, globalization of product development and supply chain, strategic sourcing, the environment and sustainability, IT management, and the role of technology in creating revenue streams.

Rajesh Vittal

Lead Consultant, MFG-Advanced Technologies, Infosys

Rajesh VittalRajesh Vittal comes with almost a decade of experience in delivering financial solutions. In his current role as a Lead Consultant, he uses the Oracle Hyperion enterprise performance management (EPM) product suite to deliver solutions with ease.

Rajesh will share his expertise on EPM, data federation, balanced scorecard, and advanced analytics.

Rohit Kedia

Vice President and Head - Manufacturing, Americas at Infosys

Rohit KediaWith extensive experience in the industry managing Automotive and Aerospace companies, Rohit has been with Infosys for over 12 years. As part of the management team that has given strategic direction to Infosys' business in the Automotive industry, he has helped build the business across services ranging from IT services, BPO, product engineering and consulting. He has won several awards for his contributions to the company.

His areas of interest include trends and outlook for the automotive industry, the globalization of product development, strategic sourcing, the environment and sustainability, IT management and the role of technology in creating revenue streams.

Rama Krishnamurthy

Manufacturing, Marketing – Americas, Infosys

Rama KrishnamurthyRama is a marketing and communications specialist with more than 11 years of experience in all facets of marketing.

As a keen industry watcher, Rama will share perspectives that are both observational and experiential. In addition to blogging about the American manufacturing market, she will also give readers a practitioner’s take on the latest in content and digital marketing.

Sajit Kumar C.N.

Principal Consultant, Manufacturing–Advanced Technology Group, Infosys

Sajit Kumar 

C.N. Sajit Kumar functions as a delivery anchor in the Process Transformation subgroup within the Advanced Technology (ADT) group at Infosys. He is responsible for delivering consulting and system integration services in the area of customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise asset management (EAM).

His blogs are themed around procurement, asset management, and generic SCM.

Sachin Bery

Principal Consultant, Consulting and System Integration – Manufacturing, Infosys

Sachin BerySachin manages multiple tracks around project consulting, sales support, formulation of vertical-based strategies, GTM initiatives, and new market offerings. He is also involved in initiatives centered on knowledge management, effective estimation tools for package implementations, competency development and evangelizing Microsoft Dynamics products / technologies, as well as product adoption.

In addition, he has diverse experience spanning core engineering and consulting around process manufacturing, product marketing and package-enabled IT services across product lines such as Oracle, PeopleSoft and Microsoft Dynamics. In the IT space, Sachin has executed delivery, sales and marketing roles, and has been instrumental in incubating Microsoft Dynamics Practice at Infosys.

His blogger space is dedicated chiefly to conversations on themes he is closely acquainted with – such as manufacturing ecosystems, enterprise architecture, non-linear pricing models, Microsoft Dynamics, and new paradigms / model / service offerings in the area of enterprise applications.

Sandeep Panda

Lead Consultant, Manufacturing Innovation Initiatives – Manufacturing, Infosys

Sandeep PandaSandeep has over a decade of experience in the IT industry. As a functional and management consultant, he has gained in-depth knowledge in logistics and CRM.

He is currently a lead consultant in the Manufacturing Innovation Initiatives team.

Sandeep managed and delivered the first Infosys SAP and Sybase mobility implementation project in South Africa. In addition, he has contributed to the successful delivery of multiple SAP transformation, application maintenance and upgrade projects in the last 10 years. Sandeep will blog on topics related to enterprise social, mobility, and the world of SAP.

Saurav Mukherjee

Program Manager – Manufacturing, Infosys

Saurav MukherjeeSaurav Mukherjee has more than 15 years of experience in program management, ERP consulting, and client engagement in IT and business functions. He has worked with corporations in the automotive, manufacturing, and financial services sector.

He has led and delivered large-scale, ERP-enabled business transformation programs across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Saurav will blog about SAP solution consulting, application lifecycle management, global SAP template management, and process excellence.

Shankar Krishnamurthy

Industry Principal, Digital Transformation – Manufacturing – Advanced Technologies, Infosys

Shankar 

KrishnamurthyShankar Krishnamurthy has over 15 years of experience in digital transformation, process consulting, business process management (BPM), enterprise application integration (EAI), enterprise content management (ECM), enterprise portals, and service-oriented architecture (SOA).

At Infosys, Shankar has successfully spearheaded several large consulting and implementation engagements across Fortune 100 clients. He played a key role in conceptualizing and developing the INVALUATE framework for assessing return on investment in business process management (BPM) initiatives.

Shankar will bring his rich experiential insights to this blog, and will keep you posted on hot-button trends in digital transformation, big data, business process management, enterprise application integration, social, content management, collaboration, and enterprise portals.

Shailesh Kumar Shivakumar

Technology Architect, Manufacturing – Digital Transformation, Infosys

Shailesh Kumar 

ShivakumarShailesh Kumar Shivakumar has spent more than a decade in the technology industry.

As a Technology Architect, Shailesh is responsible for leading online transformation for multiple companies within and outside of the manufacturing industry. He is hands-on with enterprise architecture, enterprise integration, portal technologies and performance optimization. He is credited with architecting as well as leading a large online transformation for a semiconductor major in North America.

Shailesh will blog on Cloud Computing, Mobile Technologies, Enterprise Portals and Enterprise Integration.

Shridhar Iyengar

Engagement Manager, Automotive, Infosys

Shridhar IyengarShridhar has over 20 years of experience helping Global Manufacturing clients in running, transforming and innovating their businesses enabled through information technology. Over the last 12 years, he has been working with Global Automotive majors with his unique insights on technology shifts and trends. He has also helped clients in planning and execution of large scale complex programs.

Shridhar's areas of interest include automotive solutions, customer-centric approach to solving problems and the advising the client in transforming their business through technology solutions.

Sudripto De

Principal Consultant - Manufacturing, Infosys

Sudripto DeSudripto has more than 16 years of IT experience. He is responsible for developing manufacturing solutions/offerings, driving thought leadership through white papers and conferences, and leading client engagements.

Sudripto has filed a patent for Text Analytics and Knowledge Modeling and Bayesian Network for Root Cause Analysis. He has authored a book chapter for a SpringerLink Book on Advanced Data Mining and written white papers in Inside Supply Management (ISM) and Warranty Week. He has delivered lectures at the World Warranty Chain Management Conference, All China Economic International Conference and the International Conference for Manufacturing Research.

Sudripto’s areas of interest include strategic procurement, supplier development, new product development, production planning and control, supply chain quality and risk management, supply chain management and service and warranty management.

Subrata Pradhan

Consultant – Business Consulting, Infosys

Subrata PradhanSubrata works as a consultant at INDCSSI business unit for Infosys. She primarily focuses on supply chain management for clients in the manufacturing sector. Associated with Infosys for the past one year, she is recognized for her contribution in enterprise- wide business process reengineering (BPR) for India’s leading pipe manufacturer, process harmonization for overseas units of an Indian conglomerate, and management reporting for a drug major.

Her blogs will share insights on topics such as GST and its impact on business and supply chain management.

Varun Chhibber

Senior Associate Consultant – Digital and Integration Systems, Infosys

Varun ChhibberVarun Chhibber has close to three years of experience in digital and integration systems. As a Senior Associate Consultant, Varun Chhibber is accountable for providing the much-needed competitive edge – by applying his in-depth digital expertise across verticals.

He has been proactively involved with digital commerce implementations and provides high-quality and value-added consulting solutions to customers in the digital transformation domain.

Varun will blog on digital commerce, digital marketing, enterprise portals, search, and analytics.

Vikas Ohri

Industry Principal, Consulting & Systems Integration, Infosys

Vikas OhriVikas has served in diverse roles at Infosys and has led various grown initiatives. He bring over 15 years of rich industry experience. He consults clients on business and enterprise solution topics spanning Manufacturing value chain. Vikas currently leads practice in consulting and systems integration for manufacturing vertical.

His areas of interest include emerging trends in manufacturing sector and enterprise IT applications, Value chain collaboration, analytics and innovation.

Vineet Saxena

Senior Technology Architect, Manufacturing, Infosys

Vineet 

SaxenaVineet Saxena concentrates on content management and information management, and has a good understanding of enterprise architecture.

He has more than 13 years’ experience, and this includes active participation in the implementation of content management solutions for customers in USA, Australia and Europe.

Vineet’s blogs will talk about information management, content management, governance, and solution architecture, among other things.

Vivek Goswami

Program Manager, Manufacturing unit, Infosys

Vivek GoswamiWith over 15 years of experience, including 12 years of end-to-end business transformation engagements leveraging Oracle applications, Vivek manages several projects for a leading manufacturing company in the US.

Vivek has worked at the Infosys-Oracle practice for over a decade and has anchored multiple engagements in the value chain execution space across the US, Asia, and Europe. He is an engineering graduate with a master’s degree in business administration.

He will blog on topics such as business transformation, automation in manufacturing, Oracle applications, and value chain execution.

Vivek Moreshwar Ruikar

Associate Vice President and Head of SAP Sales – Manufacturing, Americas at Infosys

Vivek Moreshwar RuikarVivek has over 22 years of experience in consulting, enterprise transformation, and selling SAP-led business transformations as well as sustenance operations. He has successfully led SAP programs in Japan, India, Germany, Italy, Canada, and USA.

During his 11+ years with Infosys SAP practice, Vivek has worked across multiple industry verticals within manufacturing, energy, utilities, communications and services, life sciences, and insurance. He has also been instrumental in establishing an SAP service line in Mexico and Brazil.

Vivek will share his insights on SAP and manufacturing.

Yogesh Bhatt

Principal Technology Architect, Consulting & System Integration – Manufacturing unit, Infosys

Yogesh BhattA veteran with 15 years’ global technology consulting experience under his belt, Yogesh is responsible for consulting at C-Levels and helps clients adopt new technologies. Yogesh has created information management strategies and roadmaps for large multinational organizations to catalyze their information management journey. He has also successfully evangelized cutting-edge information management intellectual property (IP) for research groups at Infosys.

Yogesh will blog on big data and analytics in manufacturing, data governance, master data management, and business intelligence. He will also share his views on the changing face of manufacturing, social media, location-based intelligence, and business intelligence for the manufacturing industry.

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