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Abhijeet Janardan Patil

Senior Consultant, Energy, Utilities, Communications and Services – ADT, Infosys

Abhijeet Janardan PatilAbhijeet has more than eight years of experience in asset management.

At Infosys, he is a senior consultant with Enterprise Asset Management practice. Currently, Abhijeet is working closely on the business transformation initiatives for Utilities in North America.

Abhijeet will be blogging on Asset and Work Management, and related topics.

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.

Amarpal Singh Sanghera

Principal Consultant - Supply Chain Management, RCLADT

Amarpal Singh SangheraAmarpal has over 10 years of consulting and execution experience in supply chain. He has helped companies develop their supply chain execution systems and technology-driven transformation strategy. He has managed supply chain transformation projects with a blend of package implementation and process transformation.

He has also worked on with leading retailers on engagements for Omni-channel initiatives, Digital Commerce and supply chain process optimization and will blog on related topics.

Amit Tambi

Sales and Engagement, Oil and Gas – Europe

Amit TambiAmit is straddling Consulting and Sales for the Oil & Gas industry in Europe. Based in Aberdeen, he is focussed on growing Infosys footprint in the region targeting both the Operators and the Oil field services/Engineering companies. Besides revenue & profit growth, his responsibilities include brand awareness, solution ideation & creation and Account management. Prior to this role, Amit had a 10 year rich stint in global supply chain initiatives across Retail, Food & Hi-tech industries; followed by a 1-year MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Ankush Deshmukh

Principal Consultant — Energy, Communications and Services (Advance Digital Technologies), Infosys

Ankush DeshmukhAnkush has 15 years of experience in the IT industry, out of which seven have been with Infosys.

He has been instrumental in expanding two projects into multi-million dollar accounts. One was a pharma major where Ariba, a leading procurement tool, was implemented. The second account was an oilfield services (OFS) major, where Maximo, a leading asset management tool was employed.

Apart from these major implementations, Ankush has also provided consulting expertise to help businesses. Ankush is adept in project management and is a Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).

Ankush will blog on supply chain, P2P and asset management.

Arun Prasath Muniyappan

Senior Associate Consultant, Process and Domain Consulting – RCLADT, Infosys

Arun Prasath MuniyappanArun Prasath Muniyappan has five years of experience in the supply chain domain, which includes significant exposure to enterprise asset management solutions for aviation, IT service management and configuration management. He is also hands-on with IBM Change and Configuration Management Database, among others.

Arun’s blog posts are devoted to supply chain management.

Ashokkumar J. Bafana

Lead Consultant – Retail, CPG, Logistics, and Life Sciences, Infosys

Ashokkumar BafanaAshok has more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry, with a focus on consulting, designing, and implementing warehouse management solutions (WMS).

At Infosys, he is currently involved with designing and implementing a WMS solution in the Manhattan area for a global beverages retailer. During the first WMS implementation for the same client, he played a key role in reviewing designs, suggesting operational changes, and preparing test strategies.

Ashok will be blogging primarily on supply chain execution.

Ashish Ghotikar

Lead Consultant, Enterprise Asset Management, Infosys

Ashish GhotikarAshish Ghotikar has about nine years of industry experience. Currently, he focuses on the energy and utilities domain, in his capacity as the Lead Consultant.

In the last four years, he has honed his expertise in enterprise asset management and has led the Maximo implementation team.

Ashish will blog about enterprise asset management and supply chain management.

Atin Bhola

Consultant, Oracle Practice, Financial Services and Insurance (FSI) Unit, Infosys

Atin BholaAtin has six years of experience in the IT industry, and currently is a Supply Chain Management Consultant at Infosys. He is an Association for Operations Management (APICS) certified Supply Chain professional, a master in planning of resources, and has expertise in the execution and control of operations.

Atin will blog on Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Order Management, Inventory Management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Avinash Ramanathan

Senior Consultant, Enterprise Asset Management – DISDES, Infosys

Avinash RamanathanAvinash is an IT professional with over 7 years of experience in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) domain. He has hands-on experience in IT asset management and ITSM. He has played an active role in pre-sales across industry domains.

Avinash’s blog posts will focus on EAM, SCM, IT asset management, Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager (TADDM), Change and Configuration Management Database (CCMDB), and emerging trends in asset management.

Betty David

Industry Principal, Supply Chain Management

Betty DavidBetty David has over 16 years of experience working in the IT industry, and has architected Omni-channel commerce solutions for retail, distribution, and 3PL companies. She is the product owner for the Infosys Omni-channel order management solution (On-premise and Cloud) and overlooks strategy, order management roadmap, and Omni-channel fulfilment capabilities.

In a career spanning 16 years, Betty has worked throughout the USA, Europe, and APAC, and has led implementation of supply chain execution (OMS and WMS) packages, among other initiatives. She has also led the transformation program for an integrated order management solution between B2C and B2B Order management platforms of a major distributor.

Presently, Betty is serving as the Industry Principal of Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Application and Integration Services at Infosys. On her blog, Betty will be discussing about topics relating to Omni-channel commerce, order management, warehouse management, and supply chain visibility solutions.

Bhaskar Vimal Arockiyasamy

Senior Consultant, Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences unit, Infosys

Bhaskar Vimal ArockiyasamyBhaskar Vimal Arockiyasamy has spent more than 12 years in the technology industry, including 8 years in development, implementation and consulting around enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Bhaskar’s string of successful projects includes consulting and project management for a railroad operator in the US in implementing Maximo IT service management.

He writes on topics like enterprise asset management, supply chain management, IT asset management, and aviation maintenance.

Dawn Mathew Varghese

Senior Consultant, Enterprise Solution - Supply Chain Management, Infosys

Dawn has six years of experience in the IT industry. Dawn currently handles a large transformation project as a Process and Domain Consultant for a large retail company.

Dawn will blog on transportation management, supply chain planning and inventory management.

Deepak Kaul

Business Process Associate, Supply Chain & Logistics – Management Consulting Services, Infosys

Deepak KaulDeepak Kaul has over 5 years of experience in consulting and managing industry operations. He has worked across the value chain encompassing sales and business development (order to cash), planning and manufacturing operations, and warehousing and logistics. He also has IT consulting experience in the implementation and rollout of supply chain modules.

Deepak has undertaken a supply chain transformation assignment for a US-based hi-tech client that was targeting cost reduction and efficient supply chain. He successfully completed the rollout of a pilot project to pool the global inventory of a US-based electronic distributor.

In his blogs, Deepak will focus on the evolving environments of supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing.

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.

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.

Ganesh B Murai

Principal Consultant, SCM and Work and Asset Management - EAISSCM, Infosys

Ganesh B MuraiGanesh is a Principal Consultant with more than 14 years of total experience in IT. He specializes in supply chain management, work and asset management process consulting, and project management on IBM Maximo 7.6. In his experience of working at Infosys for more than nine years, he has worked for leading global clients across industry verticals like utilities, transportation and logistics, retail, and oil and gas across various locations; which include the US, Sweden, Singapore, and Malaysia.

In his blogs, Ganesh will write on topics related to supply chain management, inventory and warehouse management, material planning, purchasing, vendor management, invoicing, enterprise asset management, and work management.

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, (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.

Jyothy P S

Senior Consultant, Retail — Enterprise Application Services, Infosys

Jyothy P SAs a Senior Consultant in the Infosys Supply Chain practice, Jyothy focuses on order management and orchestration and leads the Infosys EPOCH solution. He has more than eight years of experience in the IT industry and two years of experience in core manufacturing sector. Along with an engineering degree in industrial engineering and management, he also holds a master’s degree in business administration with specialization in supply chain management and logistics. In his decade-long career, he has worked in e-commerce order management implementations for regions such as North America, Europe, Japan, and China. He has also won a number of accolades including Most Valuable Player award, Bravo award, Special Recognition award, Best DC Initiative award, and a corporate gift as a high performer.

His blogs will share key insights on supply chain and order management.

Leena Nayak

Senior Associate Consultant, Process and Domain Consulting – Manufacturing, Infosys

Leena NayakWith close to seven years of experience, Leena Nayak is adept at aligning development processes and knowledge base to create customer value, build competitive advantage, and boost profitability on a global scale.

Leena has been part of several projects, which include global supply chain optimization, software selection and development, strategic sourcing, and logistics network design. She currently consults with a high-tech client on order orchestration, and distribution and logistics optimization.

She is also an experienced supply chain management professional and has been an active contributor to innovation and thought leadership. Leena has published papers in several supply chain magazines.

She will blog about Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Management, Oracle Fusion Order Orchestration, and Oracle Fusion Logistics.

Lokmanya Rawat

Senior Consultant

Lokmanya RawatLokmanya has over 12 years of experience in product management of ERP and Logistics solutions. He has extensive on-site and offshore experience in the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Lokmanya introduced WMS as a module in the 3i Infotech’s ERP solution ‘ORION 7.4’ and further scaled it up to ‘ORION 10.5’, the latest version. He was also involved in the WMS 10.5 (standalone system) product road map delivery (Phase I, II and III), pre-sales support and road shows across geographies.

Majush K Philip

Lead Consultant, Infosys

Majush K PhilipMajush has over 14 years of industry experience that includes 10 years working in the Discrete and Process industries. He currently works as a Lead Consultant with the supply chain practice.

He is a certified CPIM from APICS. He is also a CPIM course content reviewer for APICS, USA.

Majush will blog on Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing and related areas.

Martin Savariraj

Consultant, Energy, Utilities, Communications and Services – ADT-EAM, Infosys

Martin SavarirajMartin is an IT professional with more than 11 years of experience, 8 of which are in the area of supply chain management. In his current role, Martin leads the offshore delivery of a Maximo project (enterprise asset management) for a Fortune 10 client. He has managed and delivered 3 major releases successfully for this client.

Martin’s blog posts will focus on evolving areas in enterprise asset management and supply chain management.

Naveen Polyamut

Senior Consultant, Retail, CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys

Naveen PolyamutNaveen has more than nine years of experience in product management & implementation of best of breed supply chain solutions, from planning through execution. Currently he is part of a large supply chain transformation project for a specialty retailer. At Infosys, he is responsible for understanding and providing high quality, value-added solutions to customer issues.

Naveen will blog on Supply Chain Execution and related topics.

Nazirdhilraz Periyaveedu

Senior Associate Consultant, Energy, Utilities, Communications and Services – ADT-EAM, Infosys

Nazirdhilraz PeriyaveeduBased out of London, Dhilraz works closely with a Fortune 10 client to manage their Maximo project for enterprise asset management, and has been instrumental in successfully delivering 3 major releases for the client.

Dhilraz has 5 years of experience in supply chain management and will bring best practices from this experience to his blog posts. He will also share his views on what it takes to succeed in today’s complex environment of enterprise asset management.

Nilesh Dhoble

Senior Consultant, Enterprise Solutions, Supply Chain Management, Infosys

Nilesh DhobleNilesh manages a major automobile company’s procurement system and consults on both technical and functional aspects. He has more than nine years of IT experience and has managed end-to-end implementation cycles.

Nilesh’s areas of interest include developing technical solutions for implementing end-to-end business processes, reviewing and monitoring business processes to meet compliance guidelines and analyzing procurement trends.

Pankaj Sudhakar Patil

Consultant, Supply Chain Management Practice, Infosys

Pankaj Sudhakar PatilPankaj has six years of industry experience. He currently works as a Sterling Order Management Consultant.

Pankaj will blog on Retail Order Management.

Praveen Agrawal

Industry Principal, Consulting & System Integration, Infosys

Praveen AgrawalPraveen is a subject matter expert and recognized force in the industry in Asset Management – especially in Maximo - with knowledge levels spanning across functions and industries. Praveen has global experience of executing various EAM and ERP projects for Energy, Utilities, Manufacturing and telecommunication clients in various capacities. Praveen anchors Maximo Center of Excellence for Infosys which is responsible for developing solutions, tools, accelerates, processes and methods. He also manages IBM relationship for all advanced technologies for Infosys’ Energy, Utility, Communication and Services vertical.

Pushkar Hemendra Gosavi

Lead Consultant, SAP SCM, Infosys

Pushkar Hemendra GosaviLeading multiple SAP APO Demand Planning (DP) rollouts from Singapore for a major retail client is just one of the many feathers in Pushkar Gosavi’s cap. With more than 11 years of experience, Pushkar has been part of several transformational retail projects of Infosys.

He is a member of the NAFTA business process support group, based in the USA, for a major agribusiness client. He specializes in SAP APO DP, supply network planning (SNP), and master data management (MDM).

Gosavi will share his insights on SAP supply chain management (SCM), features of SAP APO, and importance of a proactive MDM.

Ravindra Hunagund

Automotive Lead Consultant

Ravindra HunagundWith over fifteen years of experience, Ravindra serves as the Lead Consultant specializing in automotive supply chain and aftersales. Based out in Gothenburg, Sweden, he has been working at Infosys for the past thirteen years. His key responsibilities include creating the roadmap for vehicle supply chain reengineering for a major automotive client in the USA and developing a solution for an automotive diagnostics product.

His blogs would offer insights on topics such as supply chain management and automotive aftersales.

Rejeesh Gopalan

Consultant, Digital Transformation – Energy, Utilities, Communications and Services, Infosys

Rejeesh GopalanDuring his more than nine years with Infosys, Rejeesh Gopalan has worked extensively in package consulting around the Maximo Asset Management Software, with a clear focus on energy companies and utilities.

As a Consultant, Rejeesh is responsible for providing leadership in multiple projects based on Maximo Asset Management Software, involving end-to-end implementation, upgrades and application support.

Rejeesh will blog on Asset Management as well as Business Process Optimization Programs.

Rohit Choubey

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

Rohit ChoubeyRohit Choubey has spent more than a decade in asset management consultancy and implementation of enterprise application management (EAM) packages.

Rohit joined Infosys about eight years ago. At Infosys, he is credited with providing the leadership on one of world’s largest implementations of the Maximo enterprise asset management package.

Rohit will blog on enterprise asset management and global template solutions.

Sandeep Pandurang Bhosale

Principal Consultant

Sandeep Pandurang BhosaleSandeep is Masters in Management by education with 17+ years of experience in supply chain domain catering to IT needs of clients from Retail, Logistics, manufacturing domain. He is CII certified WMPro & SCAPro professional. He has visited and consulted various warehouses from Germany, Japan, US, Dubai, Hongkong and helped clients in providing solutions for new warehouse implementations, roll outs, upgrades, user trainings and support & maintenance of IT solution. Sandeep has handled primarily Manhattan WMS, Sterling WMS, EPOCH OMS products along with various warehouse automation products.

Sandeep Vyas

Senior Consultant, Retail, CPG and Logistics, Infosys

Sandeep VyasSandeep has over 11 years of experience in the IT industry, and has expertise in particularly Supply Chain Management, including technologies like SAP APO and JDA SCM. He has handled many top-tier customers in the supply chain management (SCM) domain, for Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe region. As a senior consultant, Sandeep has gained professional trust with APAC business users, and received respectable feedbacks on various enhancements and rollouts.

He is currently responsible for managing a local client’s Offshore Development Center (ODC), in its day-to-day

In his blog posts, Sandeep will share wisdoms on supply chain domain - its advancement, trends, and Industry practices.

Shardul Dnyate

Lead Consultant, MFG-SAP, Consulting and Systems Integration, Infosys

Shardul Dnyate has more than 11 years of experience in SAP and supply chain-related activities.

At Infosys, he is a Lead Consultant for SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) and SAP Advanced Planning and Optimizer (APO) with specialization in SAP APO-Demand Planning (DP), SAP Supply Network Planning (SNP), and SAP Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PPDS) modules. Shardul has led APO rollouts, testing and supporting assignments for clients from consumer packaged goods (CPG) and agriculture domains in the U.S. and Switzerland.

Shardul will be blogging on SAP SCM, features of SAP APO and its application to sales and operations planning, and his prior project experiences.

Shachin Prabhat

Principal – Management Consulting, Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Shachin PrabhatShachin has over 14 years of experience in designing process-driven solutions leveraging industry-best practices in supply chain and merchandising.

Over the last 10 years, he has accomplished several achievements at Infosys. He designed omni-channel fulfilment strategies and processes for a large retailer. He managed the buying and assortment management program for a large club store chain. He also defined a cross-enterprise digital value chain solution for seamless and streamlined exchange of data between a large retailer and its CPG suppliers.

In this blog, Shachin will be sharing his views on supply chain and merchandising.

Sudhanshu Raj

Senior Consultant, Supply Chain Management, Infosys

Sudhanshu RajSudhanshu has more than six years of industry experience. His solutions for a leading manufacturer of wind shields helped improve their productivity, process improvement and resulted in increased sales. Besides, Sudhanshu specializes in Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM).

Currently as a Senior Consultant at Infosys, he develops SCM practice in the ECSADT domain.

Sudhanshu will blog on Supply Chain Management.

Ulhas Arvind Chaudhari

Principal Consultant – Retail, CPG, Logistics, and Life Sciences, DISDES, Infosys

Ulhas Arvind ChaudhariUlhas has 15 years of work experience, out of which he has spent more than 11 at Infosys. He is a process and domain consultant in source-to-pay (S2P), with strong domain understanding of supply chain sourcing, contracting, and procurement processes.

Ulhas has led and successfully executed multiple e-procurement engagements. He provided his consulting expertise and managed a project for a major pharmaceutical organization, implementing and enhancing their e-procurement (procure-to-pay) platform using Ariba Spend Management tool. He also notably managed a program for a leading coffee retailer in USA, implementing Emptoris Contract Management system.

Ulhas will share his insights on supply chain management and source-to-pay.

Umesh Sonawane

Lead Consultant - Supply Chain Management Practice, Infosys

Umesh SonawaneUmesh has ten years of experience in IT, and Oil and Gas industries. He specializes in large and complex program management, process diagnostics/ consulting, project management/ delivery, and business analysis across leading supply chain package services.

He has led many large supply chain transformation programs for clients, cutting across industry verticals.

Umesh will blog on Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Demand Sensing, Inventory Management, and Transportation Management.

Venky Ramesh

Engagement Manager, RCL, Infosys

Venky RameshVenky has played key role in implementing demand planning, demand sensing, fulfillment planning and inventory optimization solutions for leading CPG and retail clients. Previously, Venky has supported and led several multi-million dollar deals for Infosys including Master Data Management (MDM) outsourcing deal at an info media company, large supply chain program at a leading food and beverage company and a large supply chain program at a global retail giant.

He will blog on supply chain management (SCM), e-commerce trends in the CPG industry.

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