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Wed, 6 Sep 2017 16:31:00 +0100
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     Date Submitted:22-10-2011
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     Current job:Scientist / Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
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     Date available:immediately
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    I am an experienced senior executive with more than 23 years in technology management – IT networking, e-supply chain integration, system administration, software development, Quality Management Systems design and development, and cross functional areas including service delivery management.  Originally started my career from Avionics – Microwaves & RF engineering domain.   I am presently working as a Senior “Scientist” in a Techno-managerial  role with an IT division of “Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)”, a national space agency coming under Department of Space, Government of India, Bangalore. 

     

          CAREER OBJECTIVE

    -  To create a successful business organization utilizing my special skills in leadership,  IT and communication, networking, end to end global supply chain integration and other engineering services management and consulting to achieve a business excellence

     

          DATE OF BIRTH      1st June, 1968

     

          EDUCATION

    Holds Masters Degree in“Business Administration” – Executive MBA – from SBS Swiss Business School, Switzerland with CGPA 3.3 on a scale of 4.0; Thesis carried out on "Global Supply Chain Management" from an Aerospace business perspective using IT and other tools.

     

          CAREER RELATED EXPERIENCE

    v  A competent professional with around 23 years of experience in a complex – end to end programme Formulation, Realization, Operations and Support  – IT & communication engineering infrastructure and service delivery management – from IT/ Avionics/ Aerospace/ High technology industry  perspective,

    ·         Presently: IT Management  – Network management (LAN/ WAN/ Internet) & E-supply chain

    ·         Previous to 1999: ECAD/CAE Labs Systems administration & Email software development

    ·         Previous to 1992: Avionics – MW & RF engineering support – Software development/ analysis

    ·         Consultancy/Implementation experience in: TQM – ISO9001, 7QC tools, lean management, Cost reduction, BPM/ BPR and CRM domains from high technology/ any Industry perspective

    ·         Concept selling & marketing – Solutions in high-tech manufacturing, e-Supply Chain, workflow

     

          SPECIALTIES  & SKILLS

    -  Groomed with the skills of All-Round Education in the environment of high-technological industries to take-up Senior Techno-commercial Leadership positions

    Excellent technical writer and orator – have many publications to credit

    -  Flexibility and Adaptability towards cultures

    -  Awareness of new technological trends, promoting strategic code reuse & open source

    -  Analytical Skills & Capable of managing the problems – with ability to generate ideas and solutions

    -  Experience in Anchoring Product Demos and Generalizing Technical Solution

    -  Confident in presenting technical and marketing data to in a variety of medium

    -  Agile Project Management, Research & Development, Product Internationalization & Localization

    -   Test Driven Development, and Continuous Integration System Setup and rapid innovation

    -  Building teams from ground up, Influencing & rapport building with Stakeholders while improvising, identifying, developing and implementing functional / non-functional requirement specifications

     

    v  Talent in managing ICT infrastructure,  Mixed media networks, RF & MW based systems

    v  Experienced in using tools such as MS-Office, MS-Project, Databases, etc.

    v  Knowledgeable in Working with Open source, MS Windows, different flavors of Unix, Linux, etc.

    v  Past experience in managing ECAD/CAE tools such as EEsof, Saber, Visula, CADSTAR

    v  Exposure to global vendor/sub-contractor management, Statutory/ Legal matters and  compliance

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               Experienced with all kinds of organization wide functional areas from small to large with simple or complex working procedures with strong ability to handle multiple verticals simultaneously.

               Have expertise to deal with complex techno-commercial organizations having multi-lingual, multi-cultural aspects of problems and spreading across the regions of Indian sub-continent and globe.

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          ACHIEVEMENTS – LATEST ( in last 10 years)

    Responsible for IT and network management and e-Supply chainof more than 3000 nodes.

    Devised a new first of its kind “Global Strategic Supply Chain Building Model”, which can be applied to any Organization for overcoming the risks attacking their Global supply chain.

    -  Operations simplification, Global Integration and continuous improvement.

    -  Helped clients (Scientists/Engineers, Group leaders & CXOs) to transform their processes—first by redesigning innovative business processes, and then by integrating in-house developed enterprise applications and advanced technologies into visionary roadmaps that address their key concerns.

    -  Enabled capacity building/ zero defects program and reduced rejection rate by atleast 10% and increased productivity atleast by 20%.

    -  Continuous improvement of IT enabled processes in conformance to latest trends and standards

    -  Advised on how to turn technology investments (order of million dollars) into strategic assets that increase productivity & efficiency, reduce costs, CAPEX/ OPEX and create new revenue sources.

    -  Advised and developed strategies for business development

    -  Profitability evaluation & cost control

    -  Reduced lead time, cost and bullwhip effects of projects by integrating IT/ e-SCM.

    -  Involved in migrating the satellite programmes (valued > $200 Million) in to productionization and commercialization mode through ICT/ e-SCM methods.

     

           ACHIEVEMENTS – in PAST

    -  Implemented Total Quality management systems in conformance to ISO9001 under my supervision for a few leading business units and MNCs as part of my Quality certification learning.

    (Companies grown later almost by 200% in less than 2 years, in terms of  sales, size,  profit, etc., after implementing my Quality system procedures and processes).

    -  Implemented many Quantitative management techniques, 7 QC tools, and other metrics etc. 

    -  Founder  and Developer of ISACMAIL system & a few Microwave/ RF design software in past.

    Did a pioneering work in Microwaves & RF to introduce a novel IT/ECAD/CAE based operations.

    -  Published new concepts of designing “Low noise Amplifiers(LNA)” using new software applications developed by me, in “Microwaves & RF” American International magazine as part of a Technology Development Programme(TDP).  Refer to the Paper titled "HEMTs fuel S-Band low noise Amps", Microwaves & RF, PP. 164-172, March 1992.

    -  In year 1992, my TDP work was rated as one of the best research programme and given me a category change promotion from “Technical Assistant” post to SCIENTIST/ENGINEER “SB” grade.

    -  Millions of dollars of foreign exchange saved using the same design concepts and computer based applications designed by me to produce S- and C- band LNAs to all ISRO ground stations.

    -  Pioneer from ISRO to work on all the feasibility studies of Microwave & RF software/ ECAD/ CAE  applications, to introduce computer based operations in design and development of Avionics.

     

           GENERAL

    -  Recipient of  National Merit Scholarship Award during college days

    -  Recipient of Tirpupati Tirumala Devastanams(TTD) Award

    -  Recipient of National Cadet Corps(NCC) “C”- certificate (Army Wing)

    -  Highly networked – in Industry, Political, Real estate, Legal and Social networks

    -  All round trained – in Business, Technology, Space, Legal,  Army, Sports and Games

     

          SALARY EXPECTED   INDIA – Negotiable to market rate based onlocation, travel & targets   

                                          Global Role – Market Rate in US$/Euros for International positions

     

          REASONS FOR LOOKING CHANGE   Growth limitations.


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