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A dynamic leader with
over years of global experience in Operations, building Technology
Organizations from the startup, developing New Products for global customers,
executing large projects, Product Sourcing and developing new markets
in India/ APAC region for various industries. Proven ability to in analyzing
the business drivers, developing execution strategies and implementing
them successfully for achieving business goals.
Highly energetic and
passionate leader with an unyielding integrity. Worked for the world
class corporations like GE and Home Depot in delivering the results
consistently throughout the career. Seasoned professional in building
strong relationships with multicultural and multinational teams driving
Competencies & Industry Experience
Forming Strategic Alliances
New Product Design
Six Sigma& Quality
Executive Performance Highlights
Business Development &
Operations, India: As part of the Olive Group, a Security Consultancy
firm, contributed significantly in business development, presales, site
surveys and bid preparation. Led and coordinated major tenders for Ports,
Shipyards, ONGC and other Critical National Infrastructures in India
having potential sales of US$M sales.
New Technology Center
Startup, China: Built a strong + team in GE Security, China.
Developed technology strategy for product localization, OEM/ODM and
R&D. Led the team in developing Video/CCTV, Access Control and Fire
Alarm products including the HW/SW development which contributed ~US$M
sales for GE Security Asia.
Global Technology Operations,
Asia: Led the Asia Technology Org of + team spread across China,
Taiwan and Australia. At Home Depot, led a team of + Product Eng
& Quality to support the US$B sourcing operations. Executed new
product launches worth US$M sales.
Center Setup in India: Built a technology organization of + engineers
at GE Industrial for developing the HW/SW for power management, security
& process control products for global customers. Was part of the
initial leadership team in growing the design center from to
Execution of Large Projects:
At GE Security Asia, executed large security projects each worth US$M.
Key projects: Tianjin City Surveillance, DVRs for Reliance Retail, Foshan
City safety and Shanghai Subway. Executed power SCADA projects worth
~Rscrores for TNEB, KEB, RSEB and APSEB. Executed large engineering
Software/Hardware projects while at CMC Ltd and GE.
Sourcing & Supply Chain:
At Home Depot, implemented the sourcing strategy by engaging engineering
team, sourcing leaders, suppliers and manufacturers for $B US sales.
Saved ~US$M by transitioning PSI/PPT testing accountability to the
Contributed in product innovation, design and development of various
products including the hardware and software while at CMC, GE and The
Home Depot. Received patents.
Six Sigma: Certified Six Sigma DFSS Black belt at GE. Established
NPI processes at GE India and Asia. Mentored more than Green Belt
projects. Trained ISO/CMM auditor.
Work Experience & Key Achievements
Olive Group India
Pvt Ltd Director Operations Jan
’ to date
to Country Director
Presently working at
Olive Group India. It has started its operations recently in India,
offering consultancy and integration services for Security market. Mainly
contributing in technical operations, business development, presales,
CRM, site surveys and bid preparation. Led and coordinated major tenders
for Ports, Shipyards, ONGC and other Critical National Infrastructures
with potential sales of US$M.
The Home Depot, Shanghai,
China Director Product Engg & Quality
to MD and Global CTO
Being new to the Retail
industry, worked with sourcing leaders and merchants and learnt quickly
the retail business model. Hired the Product Engineering and Packaging
team for driving the new products as well as improving PPT testing process
for new products. Improved significantly the Packaging quality issues
by working with suppliers/Design companies. Led a team of + quality
engineers in ensuring the product/supplier quality.
Achieved PPT pass rate
of +% and Factory Certification of %. Saved US$ M in travel expenses
during economic crisis in . Introduced the Cost Analysis toll gate
in sourcing process.
Security Asia, Shanghai, China Technology ManagerAsia
to Asia President, Global CTO and MD, GE Research, China
After a successful tenure
at GE Security, India, I was given this challenge to build Asia Technology
Operations. Built China technology team at Shanghai from ground zero.
Worked with sales and marketing team in developing the Technology and
OEM/ODM strategy to meet the local needs.
Developed three major
solutions Premises Connect, City Surveillance and DVR products as part
of ICFC In China For China focus. The projects resulted in ~USM
sales and opened up strategic sectors Olympics, Retail and Safe City.
These new products resulted in Chinese patents.
Convinced the leadership
in investing the DVSR OEM product development for India Retail project
with $M sales. Succeeded in introducing the same product to Europe
and Asia Pac. Managed the Asia Technology Operations with annual budget
of US $M.
GE Industrial Systems,
Hyd, India Program Manager
Was one of the initial
leadership team in building Technology Design Center for GE Industrial
Systems for the first time outside of US. In course of years,
built multiple technology teams of + strong R&D engineers in
the areas of realtime software and hardware for GE Fanuc, GE Power
Management and GE Security. Moved up the team in value chain from being
simple NPI support function to owning up the key NPI New Product Introduction
Executed Six Sigma Black
CMC Limited, R&D,
Hyd, India Manager SCADA Systems Oct’
Managed the critical
SCADA projects for TNEB, RSEB and others. Executed the RSEB distribution
automation pilot project in record time of months enabling CMC to
win the contract worth Rs crores.
OCEETEE, Riyadh, Saudi
Arabia Senior Project Engineer Jun
‘ Jul ’
Designed and implemented
the Power SCADA Projects for SCECO for /KV and /KV substations
using CEGELEC, UK products. Designed and supervised the control systems
for Potable water system and Sewage Treatment plant for the Ministry
of Defence and Aviation MODA. Led cross functional teams in tendering
and winning the projects against stiff competition.
CMC Limited, R&D,
Secunderabad, India Software Development
Contributed in design
& development of embedded software/hardware for SCADA systems for
automation of load dispatch and monitoring of various State Electricity
Boards and Indian Railways. Developed the firmware for MC microprocessor
based RTU and based RTU Remote Terminal Unit. These products
have been a great success in quality and sales.
PlatformsDOS, Windows NT, UNIX &pSOS; Programming: Assembly, C,VC++
Technologies & Methodologies:
OOPS, COM/DCOM, OPC, SSAD, UML, SDLC & Internet
Hardware Design using Microprocessors, Controllers, / &DSP
Advanced user of multiple
Application Software: MS Project, Word, Excel and Power Point
Consultancy, Design, Development and implementation of Security Systems
for Access Control, CCTV/Video, Intrusion and Fire safety including
the HW/SW development
Improvement Products, Sourcing, Supplier qualification & Factory
Dispatch, Substation and Distribution Automation /KV, Kv and
Production quality, Factory overall quality system
Traction SCADA, Subway Fire alarm monitoring and integration
from GE and Home Depot
GE Security – Asia “CEO
GE Corporate Global Award
of “Outstanding Assignment Leader”
“Management Award – Outstanding
Contribution Award” for GEIBC
“Excellence in Engineering
Leadership Award” from GE Fanuc
DFSS Certified Six Sigma Black
Belt GE, DMAIC/ DFSS Six Sigma – GE, Lean Six Sigma,
FQSE, CAP, PSI, PPT, ISO/CMM,
NMDC, AMC, AEC by GE Corporate
MDC at GE Crotonville only
for top performers in GE Worldwide
Indian Institute of
Science IISc, Bangalore
Master of Engineering
M.E, Electrical, ./.
College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyd,
Bachelor of Engineering
B.E – Electrical, University th Rank, %