Speaker Bio:  

Ramesh C S
Vice President - CIO & Head of KM, Titan Industries
Ramesh has a total experience of 34 years in the Information Technology domain. He has successfully implemented multiple ERP applications for various divisions of the organization. Apart from bringing in a host of new technologies, he has also been instrumental for many accolades received from SAP for the innovative utilization of their application. With his strong IT and business skills, he continues to build state-of-art infrastructure and bring in user friendly applications to the organization. He is also heading the cost saving initiatives for the organisation. Prior to joining Titan in 1999, he has worked for various Tata groups of companies.
Sivaram Tadepalli
CIO - Airport Sector, GMR Group
Sivaram is an IT industry veteran with four decades of experience. He is being responsible for Implementing IT solutions required by modern airports at an optimum cost, Identify new technologies required to address the airport requirements and Building Airport-IT skilled manpower.
Sandip Chakraborty
Sr. Vice President – IT & PMO, Bharti AXA General Insurance
Sandip Chakraborty has over 24 years of work experience in the field of insurance with 11 years experience in the field of Information Technology and Project Management. He started his career with National Insurance Company Limited and worked in various roles in Regional and Operating Offices. Over the years he gained considerable expertise in various areas of general insurance. During a short span of time, IT & PMO team has strengthened the Company by rolling out robust IT infrastructure and applications to cater to a high growth trajectory of the Company. With highly stabilized core application and mission critical workflows designed and seamlessly integrated with core system including document management, the Company has put in place a distinct differentiation through Service and unique value proposition to the customers. The B2B and B2C offerings through internet have seen a huge acceptance by the customers and partners.
Sunil Kunders
CIO, Arvind Brands
Sunil has over 30 years experience in the field of Information Technology, having worked for the last 20 years with leading Retailers in India. Sunil has also been involved in the development of a well established Retail ERP system that is in use by some of the leading brands in India.
Sriram Krishnan
EVP - IT, ING Life Insurance
Sriram has 20 years of experience in IT and Insurance. He is responsible for Application Delivery, Infrastructure, Network and Security at IVL across the country. Prior to joining IVL, Krishnan worked as the Head of the Insurance Practice at Wipro Technologies. During his 8 years with Wipro, he was responsible for Business relationships at various marquee names in the global insurance industry such as Aviva plc.,Prudential plc., The Hartford,Friends Provident plc. among others. His experience with the insurance industry spans various geographies such as the US, UK, Asia, Australia and Japan. In his last assignment at Wipro, he was responsible for establishing Wipro’s Business Advisory Services in APAC. Prior to Wipro, he was the Principal Consultant (Life Insurance) for Asia at Apex Systems, Singapore where he led product design, development and implementation. He also worked for a brief period with the LIC of India as a Direct Recruit Officer of Class I rank.
Ravishanker N
CIO, Tata Sky
A Chartered Engineer by profession with a MS (IT) and a Fellow Member of the British Computer Society, Ravi has around 21 years of work experience in the Media / Banking and Telecom domain. Notable achievements under his credit is the launch of DTH business in Airtel where IT played a major role in shaping the business model. He was also involved in setting up a new foreign Bank in India with IT playing a dominant role to manage Retail Banking.
Dharmendra Kumar
President - India & SAARC, Aruba Networks
Dharmendra, fondly called DK has more than two decades of IT Industry experience. He is a Computer Engineering Graduate from NIT Suratkal & has severed in leadership roles in organizations like Cisco, Datacraft, EMC, Force10 Networks & is presently the President Aruba Networks – India & SAARC. DK has been associated with the networking for nearly 15 years & has rich experience of IT deployments scenarios is almost all Industry verticals. He strongly believes that the next decade belongs to Wireless & Mobility as productivity enablers.
Nandkishor Dhomne
CIO, Manipal Health Enterprises
Nandkishor carries an overall experience of more than 20 years in managing IT function for various industry verticals. He has worked for reputed organizations like Hindalco Industries, GMR Group, CONCOR and NIIT. Presently he is working with Manipal Group as the CIO for Manipal Health Enterprises (MHE) and managing IT function for 15 group Hospitals. He has implemented and stabilized TrakCare HIS at Manipal’s flagship hospital at Bangalore and currently working on completing the HIS & SAP implementation across the other group Hospitals.
Thiru Nagarathnam
Director - IT, Harman International
Thiru is a seasoned ERP professional with more than 14 years of IT experience and 3 Years of Discrete Manufacturing experience. Prior to Harman International, Thiru was associated with Deloitte, Keane, JBL, Lucas TVS and many more.
Karunakar K
CIO, Global Green Company
With over 19 years of experience, Karunakar is currently serving as the CIO at Global Green Company which is a subsidiary of Avantha Group.
Sunil Sharma
VP Operations, Cyberoam
Sunil is currently working as VP of Operations at Cyberoam, India & SAARC Sales Operation. He has an extensive experience of 19 years in the IT industry in the field of computers, Storage & Security. He has worked with almost all possible sales channels - SI, VAR, ISP, Resellers, Dealers, Retail, OEM. His end customer experience has also been across all segments – Enterprise , SME, SMB, SOHO.
Srivatsan Krishnan
Head - Informatics/IT, Biocon Bristol-Myers Squibb R&D Center
Srivatsan has over 18 years of experience and has been with Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company, since 1996 in various IT/Informatics roles. His experiences include developing business and technology strategies, aligning technical direction with business expectations/vision in various Pharmaceutical Research & Development business domains such as small-molecule Discovery Research, Biologics, small-molecule Analytical Research & Development and Clinical Supply Operations.