Chosen for the "Next 100 CIOs 2011" award from IT NEXT.
13+ years in IT strategy & operations managing IT infrastructure (Servers, LAN, WAN & Voice) and Apps in a service industry. Understands ITSM framework.
Primary leadership style - SHAPER - as per famous management theorist Dr. Meredith Belbin's model.
Attended "Gartner ALD for aspiring CIOs" training.
Was project manager for Business Process Optimization study covering As Is, To Be, Gaps & FTE analysis for Finance, Procurement, HR & IT. Was track leader for HR and IT.
Worked with steering committees.
Chief Information Officer
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
Systems Manager (Corporate IT)
The Oberoi Group
November 2008 - November 2008
SPOC for following areas for all locations:
- Wireless & Internet infrastructure
- Finance and Procurement application
- IT policies
- Paging system
Responsible for strategic future road map and escalation support for above areas for service providers & internal IT team.
Also managing key IT projects for the group.
November 2004 - October 2008
Managed the IT infrastructure and IT requirements for The Oberoi hotel in Bangalore. As the department in charge, led the IT team of 7 people supporting software, hardware, network & databases.
Associate Director IT
The Park Hotels
February 2000 - September 2004
Joined as Assistant Manager and quickly grew to be the Corporate head of IT handling the IT-related techno-administrative requirements for all Hotels & Sales offices.
Designed & initiated the entire infrastructure upgrade for all locations.
CMS Computers Ltd
December 1998 - January 2000
Posted at Philips India Limited (Lighting BU), Kolkata as FMS Engineer, provided IT support to users. Active role in projects like Lotus Notes rollout, JDE Edwards go-live (only clients), Y2K, etc
Qualifications & Certifications
Senior Management Program
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
University of Calcutta
Diploma in Communication and Networking Technology
Asset International (Aptech Ltd)
Kalyani Central Model School