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Ashish Bansal
Ashish Bansal

Ashish Bansal

IT Site Leader at Genpact India

Genpact LLC

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Could you tell us briefly about your family background?
Mrs. Jyoti Bansal, my wife is an MBA Topper of Amity University Yr-2011. She is a simple, down to earth homemaker and an amazing cook. I am from Delhi and my ancestral roots belongs to Haryana.
Job Profile:
I am performing the role of CoE IT Leader for 2 acquisition business of Genpact viz. Genpact SMS CoE and Axis Risk Consulting CoE. I am leading the IT dept. for CPG, Retail and Risk Consultancy Vertical of Genpact and handling more than 30 SME team from different IT infrastructure sub-domain.
Degrees That Matter:
An MBA degree for good business model and strategy understanding along with technical certifications like MCSE, CCNA, ITIL, 6 Sigma and Lean Certification for indepth technical and end-to-end process knowledge has helped me so far.
Other Thoughts:
I have worked on 30 IT Infrastructure $1M RFP/RFQ’s, 50 IT infrastructure end-to-end projects implementation in US, UK and ASIA-Pac region 881984 managed transition of the company’s growth from 10 employees to over 2500 employee’s in less than 1.5 years. I have managed Tier-2/3 in-house/hosted DC's.
Required Reading:
1. The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
2. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
3. Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? by Louis Gerstner
4. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
Growth Strategy:
-Continuous Learning by way of certification, newsletters, forums or corporate training.
-Keeping pace with the industry by attending the webinars, seminars & meets.
-Keep challenging myself for public awards & recognitions.
The Decisions That Matter
Getting trained on network, server and processes while performing the role of Desktop Support Engineer and moved to an Data Center operations management role. Accepting and resolving the business challenges and making my way from middle to top management.
Career Profile:
I have moved from an hand-on operations/delivery manager role resolving technical challenges of the company to a multiple IT business unit head role while resolving larger business challenges and achieving top-line and bottom-line goals.
Advice For New Professionals:
Do planning & research towards your goals, be open to change as those are opportunities & accept challenges when they come in a focused & positive manner.
Working Life Management:
By taking multiple short breaks which keeps me fresh, doing what I feel passionate about and working with the like minded people with positive attitude and behavior towards continuous improvement. I make sure to keep the people around me happy/proud which have worked so far in my life.
Plans For The Future:
Striving for continuous growth & building improvement for the wider interest across the wider pool of people across the society.
Role Model:
People around me in my personal & professional life motivates me daily towards my goals & they are my biggest inspiration.
Changes In The Professional Environment:
I believe it is overall the same as the goals have always been to achieve excellence in whatever you do by putting your 100% into it & there is always a conducive environment which helps you achieve the same.
Prized Accomplishment(s):
I won the "Next 100 CIO Award - Future IT Leaders of India" by ITNEXT Magazine (9.9 Media Group) in Nov 2010 881984 the Analytics IDO 2012 Award for Outstanding contribution 881984 demonstration of Genpact values in Nov 2011.
Getting my personal interview right now, is also a great accomplishment I am proudof
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