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Amit Gupta

Lead Consultant, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys

Amit has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry. He specializes in Sales and Distribution (SD) and Materials Management (MM). He is an expert in business requirements analysis and modeling, configuration, and mapping SAP solutions. This enables him to handle multiple complex SAP functionality implementations for leading computer manufacturers. Prior to his current role, Amit led a business transformation project for a U.S. oilfield services company.

Amit will blog on IT challenges and organizational change management, regarding oilfield services as well as key trends in the industry and SAP responsiveness.


Anuj Jain

Technology Architect, Retail, CPG, Logistics, & Life Sciences (RCL), Infosys

Anuj Jain Anuj Jain has more than 11 years of experience. At Infosys, he is a Technology Architect specializing in BusinessObjects - Business Warehousing integration. His main areas of interest are tool selection, developing high-quality application and customization. Currently, Anuj leads the RCL- SAP ‘BusinessObjects Center of Excellence’ (BO CoE). He has carried out BI 4.0 feature evaluation and various POC’s under Ramp-up Partnership Program. He is also involved in many BusinessObjects engagements within Infosys.

Anuj will be blogging on BusinessObjects Reporting.


Arun Natraj

Consultant

Arun NatrajArun is an SAP MM consultant with experience in PTP process and supports businesses on procurement processes, materials management, and inventory management. He also helped clients achieve business goals by designing, implementing, and deploying SAP MM solutions.

Arvind Shenoy

Principal Consultant, Infosys

Arvind 

ShenoyArvind is a Principal Consultant with extensive experience in enterprise data management, specializing in master data and data quality. He has worked on some of the large consulting and implementation assignments for transforming the master data, and data quality landscape of the customers in North America and Europe. His expertise lies in defining strategy, roadmap and architecting solutions on leading technology platforms of SAP for master data and data quality management.

At Infosys, he anchors the SAP Master Data Governance and data Quality competency in New Technology Services – Center of Excellence. He has strong cross-functional experience and SAP product knowledge in areas of S4 Master Data, MDG, Netweaver MDM, Info Steward and Data Services.

Arvind will share his thoughts and experience on data management and data quality through his blogs.


Arunkumar BP

Industry Principal, Infosys

Arunkumar BPArun holds a master's degree in engineering and plays an advisory role for multiple transformation projects.

He is an expert and has thorough knowledge about SAP S/4HANA conversion, HANA migration, SAP System upgrades (3.1h to ECC 6.0), EHP upgrades, OS/DB along with data center migrations, implementations and has handled support/maintenance projects for medium to large projects. Arun has executed Unicode conversion projects for various SAP systems like 4.0B, 4.6C, ECC 6.0, etc.

He has executed and managed various key projects, which includes S/4HANA conversion from ECC EHP8 to 1809, S/4HANA conversion from EHP7 to 1809 FPS01, migration of 23TB and 29TB of massive Oracle instances from ECC to Suite on HANA, upgrade and migration from ECC 6.0/EHP6/Win to ECC 6.0/EHP8/HANA, upgrade and Unicode conversion from 4.7 to ECC 6.0 with EhP3.0 of large db, SAP implementation (3.1h to ECC6), upgrade (Payroll System) from 4.6C SR2 to 4.7 SR1 version, etc.

Arun will be blogging about SAP S/4HANA migration and S/4HANA conversion.


Aseem Baruaole

Principal Consultant

Mr. 

Aseem BaruaoleAseem is a SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management – Logistics, architect, with over 14 years of hands-on experience in SAP Order to cash consulting, along with a strong domain experience of 10 years in sales and distribution of manufactured goods. Aseem has worked on more than 8 SAP business transformation, implementation projects with diverse industry lines. He has worked in almost all the areas in order-to-cash cycle in SAP.

In addition, he has strong and comprehensive knowledge in other SAP modules, industry-specific solutions and system integration. Currently, he is working in S/4HANA COE as an architect, and has built up solutions for logistics processes in the latest release S/4HANA Enterprise Management 1610, and its core innovations. Aseem has a strong track record in business analysis, solving complex process issues and providing cost effective solutions to complex business requirements of clients.

Ashish Fattewade

Principal Consultant

Ashish Fattewade Ashish Fattewade is a Principal Consultant with over 12 years of work experience in the IT industry. He is currently part of S/4HANA track of SAP Transformation Center of Excellence, which has a charter to provide innovative solutions in HANA and SAP Transformation services. His primary expertise is SAP Finance.

He is currently responsible for providing strategy and solutions involving S/4HANA implementation & Conversion and SAP Finance & Financial supply chain management solutions. He also has extensive experience managing and consulting in large transformation programs, end-to-end SAP implementations, rollouts, upgrades, instance mergers, carve outs, assessments and skill-based consulting. He is passionate about finding an innovative, flexible and scalable solutions to client’s business problems.

Ashish is an engineering graduate and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.


Ashish Jain

Lead Consultant, RCL-SAP, Infosys

Ashish Jain With close to 10 year of industry experience, Ashish Jain currently functions as a Project Manager for Release Cycle Execution (RCE) project.

He is responsible for successfully delivering the RCE project at the global landscape. In his previous role, he worked as an Offshore Delivery Anchor for business units. Ashish is an internal functional trainer for SAP at Infosys. His blog posts will be exploring topics related to SAP.


Atul Chorbele

Industry Principal, SAP practice, Infosys

Atul 

Chorbele Atul brings in over 20 years of experience in large organizations in various core and IT consulting functions. He has a deep understanding of the procurement domain, thanks to his stellar micro- and macro-level experience working with a large automobile company. Also, his current long stint with Infosys has exposed him to various consulting assignments as well as program and delivery management experience across geographies.

Atul leads a large team of SAP practitioners and manages global engagements of multiple customers in the core manufacturing space. His views will be a consolidation of what he sees across geographies and emerging trends in IT. In his blogs, he will write about procurement, supply chain, IT delivery, and program management.


Avanish Kumar

Lead Consultant – SAP Logistic, Infosys

Avanish Kumar Avanish has more than 10 years of IT and eight years of industry experience. His expertise primarily lies in large scale global business transformation programs enabled by SAP implementation / rollouts in manufacturing companies in the Procure to Pay (P2P) and Inventory management (IM) areas.

Currently as Project Manager and Logistics Consultant, he is responsible for the midsize projects of a major agribusiness unit.

Avanish will blog on IT challenges and organizational change management as well as key trends in the industry and supply chain issues in manufacturing processes.


Avi Mehta

Head of Life Sciences - Infosys Brazil

Avi MehtaWorking together with clients in the management and technology field for the last 25 years, Avi Mehta leads the Life Sciences industry vertical at Infosys Brazil.






Bahram Maghsoudi

Principal Consultant, Enterprise Finance, Infosys Consulting

Bahram 

MaghsoudiBahram has over 18 years of experience in SAP and finance for both domestic and international clients. He focuses on accounting functions and improvements for practitioners, users, and stakeholders across various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, public sector, and higher education. At the same time, Bahram is also involved in the development of the overall SAP strategy in conjunction with management stakeholders. Recently, he completed the implementation of S/4HANA Central Finance and Fiori at a consumer’s enterprise in the United States and developed mergers and acquisitions (M&A) playbook for a mining corporation. Bahram also sustains our partner relationships and conducts study papers and solution pilots for technologies like SAP.

Deepak Kumar

Principal Consultant, Enterprise Solutions - SAP, Infosys

Deepak Kumar Deepak has more than 16 years of IT experience. He has managed various SAP projects, upgrades and roll- outs. He has led and managed multiple SAP engagements. He specializes in logistics area.

Deepak will blog on SAP-related topics, enterprise business processes and Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) industries.

Dinesh Rao

Executive Vice President & Global Head - Enterprise Application Services, Infosys

Dinesh RaoDinesh Rao joined Infosys in 1990, has worked in various capacities across business development and service delivery management. He has 30+ years of experience of working on various engagements across multiple industry segments like Retail, CPG and Logistics, Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunication. In his current role, Dinesh heads Enterprise Application Services which covers four towers — SAP Economy, Oracle Economy, Enterprise App Integration Services including API, BPM, SOA, and Enterprise Cloud Application services like SFDC.

Dinesh is an active member of several non-profit/voluntary organizations. He is a founder’ (and at present managing trustee) of “UDAYA”, a social support organization which is actively involved in the field of education for underprivileged and orphan children. Dinesh earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Mysore University. He resides in Bangalore, India.


Gaurav Agarwal

Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA CoE, Infosys Limited

Gaurav 

AgarwalGaurav Agarwal is a SAP expert in the Finance area with more than 11 years of SAP consulting experience. He is currently working in S/4HANA finance in Infosys TCoE (Transformation Center of Excellence) to evaluate clients for S/4HANA adoption, assessing the new capabilities in S/4HANA via PoC and PoVs, building internal competencies, development of S/4HANA accelerators and tools. He has demonstrated thought leadership via innovative solutions in clients and internal competencies.

Gaurav is a certified SAP consultant and has done various projects involving greenfield implementation, upgrade/ conversion, rollouts and support projects. He is a veteran in G/L, AR, AP, banking, FA, Travel Management, closing cockpit, cash management, integration with other modules. He has authored 21 articles in SAP Financial Experts from Wellesley Publication.

Haricharan Thadakamalla

Lead Consultant, ECS SAP Utilities, Infosys

Haricharan ThadakamallaImplementing and upgrading projects in the SAP ISU area comes easily to Haricharan. He has honed his skills as a consultant over the last 14 years.

SHaricharan implements, supports, and upgrades SAP projects harnessing his experience in the SAP Project System (PS) and Plant Maintenance (PM) areas in the utilities industry.

He will blog on SAP Utilities such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), smart metering, and master data management (MDM).

Hemant Pathak

Principal Consultant, SAP Transformation CoE, Infosys

Hemant 

PathakHemant is a senior client-facing management consultant with 15 years of professional experience. His areas of expertise include ERP Strategy, SAP-based business transformation, global template design and deployment, solution architecture, and integration management. He specializes in logistics processes.

Currently, Hemant is a member of the Transformation Center of Excellence (CoE) within the SAP practice and focuses on next-generation SAP offerings including HANA, Fiori, and S/4 HANA.

His blog posts will give insights on SAP HANA-based solutions.

Indranil Ghosh

Senior Consultant, Energy Communications Services (Utilities), Infosys

Indranil GhoshJIndranil Ghosh works on a large utility implementation project in the Netherlands. His primary focus is on the financials, payment and taxation. Indranil has more than nine years of strong domain experience in utilities. In addition, he is considered a mature practitioner of the agile methodology.

SAP enterprise software, utilities, and agile methodology are some of the themes that engage his attention.

Jitendra Chakravarty (JC)

Industry Principal, SF & SAP HCM

Jitendra 

Chakravarty (JC)Jitendra (or JC, as he is commonly known) is an HCM professional, with more than 23 years of experience in building and architecting SAP-based HCM solutions for global customers, across industry domains. In terms of CX competency, he is an executive consultant in the SAP SuccessFactors cloud space, and has also anchored implementations / projects in this space. He actively contributes to improving CX offerings by exploring various options like SCP, HCI, etc. and drives innovation for Infosys by helping build apps and other extensions, which are then available through the SAP App Store.

He leads the Centre of Excellence for SuccessFactors globally, and also participated in cloud transformation pursuits, and knowledge-sharing initiatives. He will primarily blog about areas of SuccessFactors applications, service offerings and other related innovations.

Kalyani Anil

Senior Lead - BPHR

Kalyani AnilKalyani works with Infosys in the HR Department as a Senior Lead – BPHR. She has 10+ years of industry experience, spanning Internal Communications, Domain Consulting and HR. She works as a HR Business Partner in EASSAP business line currently.

Kedar Muzumdar

Principal Consultant, SAP Practice, Infosys

Kedar 

MuzumdarKedar Muzumdar is a finance expert with more than 13 years of consulting experience. He currently leads the S/4HANA Finance function in Infosys Transformation Center Of Expertise (CoE). His key responsibilities include providing consultations to digitize the core business operations of enterprises through S/4HANA Finance, build internal capabilities, and develop new Infosys tools and differentiators. Consequently, he works closely with clients to identify and quantify value drivers, while creating business cases and project roadmaps with S/4HANA Finance. At the same time, his other responsibilities include creating scenario-based proof of concepts to engage with clients better, demonstrate new functionalities with S/4HANA, and provide expert guidance to ongoing Infosys projects in S/4HANA Finance. In the past, he has collaborated with SAP product development experts for co-innovation of new solutions with S/4HANA.

Kedar is a certified consultant for SAP S/4HANA Finance and FICO with strong accounting, costing, finance, and taxation expertise. Having worked in multiple, finance transformation programs for global corporations, he is passionate about building innovative solutions that amplify the effectiveness of business processes. His primary areas of expertise in SAP FICO include new general ledger (GL), account receivables (AR), account payables (Aps), banking, fixed assets, profitability analysis, product costing, and material ledger. Over the years, he has lead geographically distributed teams in finance implementation, support, rollout, and upgrade assignments. What’s more, he has also authored four white papers in SAP Financials Expert from Wellesley Publications.

Lakshmi Gita Nimmalapudi

Principal Consultant

Lakshmi Gita NimmalapudiGita is a Principal Consultant - SAP HCM and SuccessFactors— having more than 15 years of consulting experience with various global clients and projects spanning implementation, rollouts, production support, and upgrades.

She has worked as Lead Consultant, Advisory Consultant, and Solution Architect for various SAP HCM and SuccessFactors implementation engagements in Europe, APAC, and the Americas.

Gita is also a Center of Excellence anchor for go-to-market initiatives, tools and accelerators, proofs of concept, thought papers, and related competitive offerings in the SAP HCM and SuccessFactors practice.

She will primarily blog about her experiences with SAP HCM and SuccessFactors solutions, innovations, cloud and transformation projects.


Manish Parchure

Principal Consultant

Manish ParchureManish Parchure is a Principal Consultant with over 16 years’ experience in the IT industry. He currently leads Landscape Transformation track of SAP Transformation Center of Excellence which has a charter to provide innovative solutions in HANA and SAP Transformation services.

He is responsible for providing strategy and solutions involving Landscape Transformation for services in Consolidation, Data Harmonization, and Merger & Acquisitions. He is focused on enabling the teams on Landscape Transformation 2.0 and SAP Landscape Transformation Replication thereby expanding skill and fostering a culture of innovation. He works with Partner teams to define collaboration driven solutions as well.

Prior to this role his field of work has been on the SAP project deliveries. He has extensive experience managing and consulting in large transformation programs, end-to-end SAP implementations, rollouts, skill based consulting such as enhancement, IT solution consulting etc.

He has strong cross functional experience and SAP product knowledge in areas of Service and Logistics. He is SAP Certified Landscape Transformation 2.0 Consultant.

He has published articles in prestigious external and Infosys internal knowledge management sites. He is passionate about building innovative solutions for the client that simplifies transformation journey and delivers greater values.


Milind Verma

Lead Consultant, Manufacturing, Infosys

Milind VermaMilind has nine years of experience in multiple rollouts, production support and Supply Chain projects. He was a Procure to Pay (P2P) consultant for global SAP implementation programs, for a major manufacturing unit and leading oil conglomerate.

Currently as Project Manager and Logistics Consultant, he is responsible for the midsize projects of a major agribusiness unit.

Milind will blog on SAP related topics, Supply Chain issues in manufacturing and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) retail.

Nageshwar Madduri

Principal Consultant, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys Solutions

Nageshwar has 11 years of IT experience. He specializes in SAP logistics in Manufacturing and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) verticals. He has been an Integration Lead for a global rollout for a CPG major and an Onsite Lead for a leading high-tech client.

Nageshwar will blog on logistics related challenges in CPG, Manufacturing and Retail.


Nikhil Balkundi

Sr Industry Principal

Nikhil 

BalkundiNikhil heads SAP IBP Practice at Infosys. He has 18 years supply chain consulting experience with industry leaders. Nikhil has worked as solution architect for large scale supply chain transformation using SAP IBP for clients like Syngenta, Novartis, P&G, Mondelez, Swarovski and Reckitt Benckiser. In his previous role he worked as solution architects for SAP APO enabled supply chain transformations for Sony, Apple, METSA and Kodak. Nikhil specializes in algorithmic design and configurations like Statistical Forecast, Supply Optimizer and Inventory Optimizer. He also prides himself in delivering architecture that has very less custom development or LCODE.


Nikolay Kolesnikov

Principal Consultant, ADMOH

Nikolay KolesnikovNikolay Kolesnikov is a Principal Architect having over 14 years of experience in software engineering, and five years of experience working at Infosys. He has worked with different companies across verticals, helping them utilize different database technologies and implement various performance strategies. A certified Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise Architect, he has worked closely with architectural groups of several enterprises. In his blogs, he will write on topics related to distributed algorithms, multiprocessing programming, and system performance.


Nitin Aggarwal

Principal Consultant, SAP Enterprise Risk Management Services (ERMS), Infosys

Nitin 

AggarwalCybersecurity, Enterprise risk management, Governance, risk and compliance, Data privacy, Security

Nitin is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of experience. He is a subject-matter expert (SME) on SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance solution (GRC) / Security, attribute-based access control (ABAC), and application control reviews. Currently, he is helping large companies move from traditional security concepts to new dynamic concepts in order to comply with the new regulatory requirements and address cybersecurity challenges.

Working as a Principal Consultant with Infosys, Nitin leads the global SAP GRC competency and is also responsible for handling the sales and delivery across Europe for the E-Mail Response Management System (ERMS) practice. He has successfully led numerous implementations of SAP GRC access control / process control for large multinationals and also plays the role of advisor / SME on all the SAP GRC projects executed by the Infosys ERMS practice.

Prior to joining Infosys, Nitin has also worked on configuring SAP Financial Accounting (FI) module, Country Version India (CIN), creation of Business Connector (BC) sets, Extended Computer Aided Test Tool (eCATT) scripts, access and authorization reviews, IT general controls (ITGC) reviews, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) reviews, and conducting training on how to audit SAP. He has published a number of papers for leading SAP magazines and also presents at conferences on various topics.


Parmarth Naswa

Lead Consultant, SAP Practice, Infosys

Parmarth NaswaParmarth has seven years of experience in various SAP Utilities projects across North America, Europe and India. He has process knowledge in both energy and water utilities, across regulated and deregulated environments. Parmarth has contributed significantly towards competency development, and has led several new initiatives.

Currently as Lead Consultant, he leads the Center of Excellence (COE) at Infosys. Parmarth specializes in SAP Utilities projects in the billing, metering and customer service functions. He is also a Solution Architect for SAP IS- Utilities engagements, and supports various pursuits from a pre-sales perspective.

Parmarth will blog on SAP Utilities – Billing, Smart Metering and Customer Service.


Prakash Pol

Principal Consultant

Prakash 

PolPrakash has over 14 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently as a SAP Principal Consultant, he works as an expert in warehouse management, procurement & various other areas of supply chain management. He also led different spectrum of projects successfully during his consulting career.

Over the years, Prakash has gained very good supply chain process knowledge & business insights from multiple industry sectors including Oil and Gas, Automotive, Chemical, Agribusiness, Cable Industry and Manufacturing.

Prakash is APICS certified Supply Chain Professional, a SAP certified S4HANA Procurement & Sourcing Associate as well as in SAP Extended Warehouse Management. He also holds project management experience and certified as PRINCE2 practitioner & in ITIL Methodologies.

Prakash is Mechanical Engineer with Post Graduate Management Degree focused on Supply Chain and Finance.

He will blog on Supply Chain and Logistics, Warehouse Management, SAP Implementation.


Prateek Singh Mitter

Principal Consultant – Manufacturing, Infosys

Prateek Singh MitterWith more than 12 years of IT experience, Prateek has led several successful transformation projects.

In his current role, he is a program manager on a large SAP financial engagement model for a globally respected auto major. He has subject matter expertise in various supply chain topics pertaining to auto industry – including in warranty management, service contracts, procurement processes, and spend management.

Prateek will be blogging on supplier relationship management (SRM), sourcing, spend management, platforms, shared services, warranty management, and after sales.


Rajib Deb

Senior Principal, Open Source, Infosys

Rajib DebRajib has over 19 years of IT experience with more than 15 years in the IT Managed Services domain in various roles. He has worked for five years in Infosys, where he currently leads the Open Source Development and Migration practice. Prior to this, he led the automation practice in Infosys, working on Application Deployment Manager (ADM), leveraging DevOps practices, machine learning (ML), and natural language processing (NLP). He has developed next-generation Infosys Application Services blueprint which focused on three important aspects — industrialized service delivery, business value, and transformation — to make operations efficient and enable the support team for transformation and innovation.

Ranjib is certified in MongoDB and DevOps. His other certifications include INS21, ITIL-Basic, ITIL- intermediate (Service Design), LOMA 280, LOMA 290, and IBM Certification-DB2. As a testimony to his merit, he has received an award of excellence for driving automation implementation in Infosys based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. He attained his bachelor of engineering (BE) degree in electronics & communication engineering (ECE) from NIT, Bhopal; and master of science (MS) degree in computer science from Illinois State University. Through the medium of his blog posts, he will talk about topics related to digital transformation, modernization transformation, open source adoption, cloud adoption, NoSQL Adoption, and AI and ML based algorithms.


Rahul Goel

Principal Consultant, Consulting and System Integration, Manufacturing, Infosys

Rahul has 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He has implemented a global solution for a business transformation program in the flavors and fragrance industry in logistics. Rahul has also integrated disparate legacy systems across geographies to create a unified view, leading to data harmonization, process efficiency, and value creation for the business.

Rahul has expertise in enterprise scoping, fit-gap analysis and workshops, impact assessment, business process design, interfacing with external/ legacy/ third party business applications, training, integration and cutover planning, activities for logistics, and MM/WM.

Currently as Principal Consultant, he is responsible for SAP implementation for business transformation.

Rahul will blog on Business Transformation Program, Integration Methodology and Logistics.


Ram Narayan Halder

Principal Consultant, Infosys

Ram 

Narayan HalderRam serves as a Principal Consultant at Infosys. He has been associated with Infosys for the last 15 years. Ram is currently managing the key SAP engagements in the Mining and Chemicals domain. In the past, he worked to set up the certification framework for the Mining domain. Ram also worked closely to bring industry and ISM institution alliance to get new talents and arrange domain trainings.



Ramesh J. Chougule

AVP, SAP Practice

Ramesh J. 

ChouguleLeader in ERP domain with focus on Life Sciences and CPG industries with 22 years of experience. In the current role, I am responsible for defining Intelligent Enterprise solution with full stack technology components. I manage key interactions with C level client executives and SAP executives and analysts as a leader for Intelligent Enterprise.




Ranjeet Kumar Jha

Technology Architect, Enterprise Solutions/ SAP, Infosys

Ranjeet JhaRanjeet specializes in SAP NetWeaver technologies - Composition Environment, Business Process Mangement (BPM) and Enterprise Portal. He has has eight years of experience in the IT industry.

He was instrumental in the successful development of the first composite application using Service- Oriented Architecture (SOA) at Infosys. Ranjeet has conducted training workshops on NWDI setup, CAF-GP, SLD configuration, SSO, and federated portals. He has also initiated implementation of new features using SOA on the SAP NetWeaver composite application platform.

Ranjeet will blog on SAP NetWeaver Technologies.


Ramesh Babu Nagarajan

Principal Consultant – Manufacturing (SAP), Infosys

Ramesh Babu 

NagarajanRamesh Babu Nagarajan holds responsibility for SAP consulting in the manufacturing industry vertical, with a focus on material management, production planning, product lifecycle management and logistics.

Ramesh has spent more than a decade in the manufacturing industry vertical. His career highlights include a high-end consulting engagement centered on product lifecycle management – enterprise resource planning (PLM-ERP) integration for a global giant in heavy equipment manufacturing; and designing and implementing a strategic solution for tolling processes for a worldwide aluminum products manufacturer.

Ramesh will blog on manufacturing, product lifecycle management, ERP, SAP – material management, logistics and production planning.



Parikshit Gupta

Principal Consultant, Infosys

Parikshit GuptaParikshit has more than 13 years of experience in CPG/Analytics space, with more than 20 success stories and with seven different customers in the space of Predictive Analytics. He has helped clients with use cases to avoid customer chargebacks, leverage social data-based Sentiment Analytics to manage inventory, improve first day order shipments, and so on.




Pooja Jain

Principal Consultant - FICO, Infosys

Pooja JainPooja has over 14 years of IT experience in SAP implementation, rollouts, upgrade and application maintenance, and support projects for clients across various geographies in different roles in SAP FICO. She worked in multiple transformation projects and rollouts across globe, encompassing complex SAP landscapes as a part of the system integration team. She was also involved in designing the to-be solution approach in complex SAP landscape.

Pooja will be blogging on topics related to ISD in GST with SAP solution.



Sabyasachi Mitra

Senior Principal, Business Consulting, Infosys

Sabyasachi MitraSabyasachi has over 17 years of experience in human capital management (HCM) process transformation. He has been instrumental in aligning HCM processes with technology for an effective human resources (HR) service delivery. His experience has created the transition from traditional to a business- focused, smart, and cost-efficient (HR) platform.

In addition, Sabyasachi has also worked on HR organizational health assessments, HCM audits, benchmarking client processes with international standards, to-be process design, and SAP HCM implementation.

In his blog posts, he will share proficient observations on SAP Human Capital Management and SAP SuccessFactors.



Sachin Kamat

Industry Principal, SAP – RCL SAP, Infosys

Sachin KamatSachin is an industry veteran with more than 24 years of experience in the IT industry.

In his role as Industry Principal at Infosys, he manages the delivery of two SAP life sciences accounts – AstraZeneca and McKesson. He is also responsible for the RunSAP partner alliance with SAP. Most notably, Sachin has successfully managed a large re-bid pursuit for a large life sciences account worth $40M.

Sachin will blog on SAP Cloud, RunSAP, and SOLMAN (SAP Solution Manager).



Sagar Arvind Phirke

Senior Consultant, ECS-SAP, Infosys

Sagar Arvind PhirkeSagar Arvind Phirke is certified SAP IS-U / CRM consultant with more than 10 years of experience in utilities industry, out of which he has spent 5 years working on the entire lifecycle of SAP IS-U implementations. He plays multiple advisory and support roles at various utilities companies, across Europe, the US, and India. He was recognized with the Most Valued Player Award in 2012 by Infosys.

Sagar will blog on utilities industries, customer care and billing, smart grid, and automated metering infrastructure.


Sameer Ahmed

Industry Principal – SAP, Infosys

Sameer 

AhmedSameer serves as the Industry Principal and focuses on the retail, CPG, and Life Sciences domain. With an overall IT experience of more than 18 years and having working with Infosys for the past eight years, he has been instrumental in delivering large-scale transformation rollouts and implementations for Fortune 1000 clients in varied industries. Sameer has also been involved in complex solution designs for the CPG clients in the areas of Order Management and Supply Chain. He has a keen interest in the Professional Beauty Care domain having worked on the specific solution enhancements typical for this business.

Sameer will offer an expert’s view on the solution capabilities and innovation in SAP, specifically for the CPG industry.


Sanjeev Kotwal

Technology Lead

Sanjeev 

KotwalSanjeev Kotwal is an SAP GRC consultant with more than 8 years of experience in SAP implementations. His area of expertise includes SAP GRC, Web Dynpro ABAP, SAP Adobe forms, BSP, User-exits and Report Programming.


Sanjeev Pandey

Lead Consultant, SAP SCM, Infosys

Sanjeev PandeySanjeev has over 14 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently as Lead Consultant, he is engaged in new pursuits, project management and competency development for SAP SRM under SAP SCM practice. Sanjeev has also been involved in transformation projects for large clients in the area of supplier relationship management, and successfully delivered solution implementations.

Sanjeev will blog on supply chain execution areas like Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Collaboration and Spend Management.


Satinder Pal Singh

Principal Technology Architect

Satinder Pal SinghSatinder Pal Singh is a Principal Technology Architect with over 19 years of experience in the IT industry with SAP programs. He has worked for assessment, consulting, enhancement, upgrade, data migration, rollout, and implementation/transformation programs across multiple locations, and production support environments in Manufacturing, Hi-tech, and Financial Services domains.

He is currently part of S/4HANA technical track of SAP Transformation Center of Excellence, which primarily focuses on customer adoption of new products/technologies. Satinder is currently responsible for providing strategy and architecture involving S/4HANA implementations and its possible extensions and integrations. He is passionate about identifying business problems and building technical solutions for the same using design thinking approach.


Satya Peddireddy

Associate Partner, Infosys

Satya PeddireddySatya is an Associate Partner in Infosys. He has over 22 years of management and IT consulting experience in business process transformation, change management, client relationships, business development, information technology (IT) strategy. In addition, Satya also has experience in SAP program and project management, SAP S/4 HANA programs, SAP global template deployments, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), global delivery centers management, SAP practice development, SAP center of excellence, and more.

He has worked across multiple industry verticals including auto, chemicals, consumer packaged goods (CPG), life sciences, engineering, food, manufacturing, metals, oil and gas, and telecommunication.


Saurabh Kumar

Principal Consultant, Infosys

Saurabh KumarSaurabh has 17 years of diverse leadership, management, and consulting experience in successfully leading large strategic programs in customer experience, CRM, and ERP space across multiple sectors and SAP technologies. In today’s world, only those companies that rapidly evolve will flourish. He is passionate about working with the clients to create business solutions to improve their customer and employee experiences.

Saurabh partners with clients to design solutions and create roadmaps to achieve them.


Shruti Sahu

Lead Consultant, SF & SAP HCM

Shruti SahuShruti is an experienced consultant in SAP HCM / SuccessFactors with over 10 years of professional experience, including 8+ years of experience in consulting, and pre-sales in SAP HCM, across implementation, support, upgrade and integration projects.

She has worked with customers with global footprints in North America and Europe, primarily in retail and life sciences. Shruti will primarily blog on topics related to SuccessFactors applications like learning management, onboarding, and related offerings.


Shrunkhala Chawade

Consultant, Infosys

Shrunkhala ChawadeShrunkhala has over six years of experience as a SAP Security and GRC Consultant for ECC, BW, BOBJ, BPC, SRM, GRC & BW on HANA systems. She also has experience in three implementation and two support projects. Shrunkhala adeptly handled end-to-end ECC, BW, BOBJ implementations and role designs for multiple rollouts, and was also involved in GRC 5.3 to 10.1 upgrade and GRC 10 implementation projects.

Shrunkhala provided production support in SAP Security related daily activities, related to user authorization issues and user account administration. She was involved in implementing multiple automations to provide excellent and in-time services, and reduce manual efforts benefiting both the provider and customer.

Shrunkhala will be blogging on topics related to SAP GRC and SAP Security (ECC/BI/BOBJ/SRM/BPC/BW on HANA).


Siddhant Metkar

Lead Consultant – SAP Practice, Manufacturing Unit, Infosys

Siddhant MetkarSiddhant has more than 15 years of experience in Industry and IT consulting. His core area of overall experience is Logistics and supply chain. In IT consulting he is mostly involved in ERP Transformations using SAP. Siddhant has core expertise in SAP Supplier Relationship Management and SAP Materials Management. His industry experience includes Automotive, Steel, Shipping and Electronics Manufacturer. At Infosys Siddhant is involved in Knowledge Management initiatives for SRM practice in manufacturing unit. His areas of interest are SAP SRM, SAP Sourcing and Contract Lifecycle Management, Ariba and overall integration of SAP Products related to Logistics and supply chain.

Sujesh K. C.

Senior Technology Architect, SAP New Technology Services

Sujesh K. C.Sujesh has over 18 years of IT experience and has been primarily focusing on digital transformation programs leveraging latest SAP technologies like SAP Cloud Platform, Leonardo, Fiori etc. He is leading SAP New Technology Services of Infosys.

Sunil Mane

Principal Consultant, Infosys

Sunil 

ManeSunil has over 14 years of experience in SAP Security, which includes production maintenance and support for 24/7 client projects, implementations, upgrades, and rollouts. He is also experienced in working with multiple vendors and geographically distributed teams.

Sunil is proficient in SAP Security Access and Authorizations, SOX and FCF controls including role design and remediation. He will be blogging on SAPL ILM and GDPR-related topics.

Suraj Patil

Industry Principal - Supply chain (Life Sciences)

Suraj PatilSuraj is heading Infosys SAP S/4HANA competency for Europe and has been part of various Global Supply chain implementations within Life Sciences. He was part Program Management team for a leading global eye care’s IBP implementation Program.

Suresh Santhana

Technology Architect, ESAP Netweaver, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys

Suresh SanthanaSuresh has 11 years of industry experience. Currently, he leads the SAP Mobility Center Of Excellence for all mobility projects related to SAP.

Suresh has successfully executed Blueprinting, Consulting and Implementation projects on SAP Enterprise Portal for customers in North America and Europe.

He will blog on Enterprise Mobility.

Tanaya Sachin Amdekar

Senior Technology Architect, SAP ValuePLUS COE, Infosys

Tanaya Sachin AmdekarTanaya is an enthusiastic architect with 14+ years of IT experience. She has architected Infosys Enterprise Assistant for SAP in ECC space in 2018, which is now SAP S/4HANA compatible. This Enterprise Assistant is device-agnostic, designed to perform secured transactions in SAP with simple chat commands using AI-NLP. Her current specialization is in integration of SAP ERP with digital associates trending in market like chatbots/RPA/ITSM/IoT/XMsurveys, using AI and cloud technologies to improve enterprise experience. In the last four years, Tanaya is working in Infosys ValuePLUS Center of Excellence for Infosys SAP Practice and is focusing on Intelligent Enterprise. Infosys has inculcated business innovation by placing her in IIM Bangalore’s Accelerated Manager Development Program. She holds a master’s degree in engineering and had published in ‘International Journal for Lateral Computing, Aug 06’ her research paper titled "A Comparative Experimental Study of Routing Protocols for MANET - Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, using QualComm's Glomosim".


Varun Khanna

Principal Consultant, MFG-SAP, Infosys

Varun Khanna Varun has more than nine years of experience in supply chain management and logistics. He has deep insight and expertise in this field.

He has led and delivered several SAP projects for global clients in the US and in Europe.

Varun will blog about supply chain management, logistics, warehouse management, and procurement.


Vibhuti Kumar Dubey

SVP and SAP Service Offering Head

Vibhuti Kumar Dubey Vibhuti is Senior Vice President and Head of SAP Practice at Infosys. He is responsible for delivery of all SAP engagements globally, as well as practice development activities, managing multiple initiatives across competency development, tools and solutions, and SAP alliance. Vibhuti is also part of the leadership team for Pune Development Center of Infosys. He has 28 years of work experience in IT Industry and has been in Infosys for 18 years.

Vivek Barnwal

Principal Consultant, SF & SAP HCM

Vivek 

Barnwal Vivek is an experienced solution architect in SAP HCM/ SuccessFactors with over 13+ years of professional experience, including 11+ years of experience in HR transformation, consulting, pre-sales and Quality Assurance in ERP and HCM, across implementation, support, upgrade, and integration projects.

He has worked with customers of various sizes, across the globe, including North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia, in different industries including Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas, Insurance, Retail and Automobile in HR technology. He has rich experience in process and transformation projects as well as time management and payroll. He has been one of the leading contributors to the SAP Community in the SAP ERP HCM space, with around 20+ blogs published till date. Vivek has been twice awarded as SCN Topic Leader – SAP ERP HCM in 2014 and 2015.


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