A Techno-Biz Leader with 21+yrs experience, leading multinational organizations (VFS Global, NICE, MICROSOFT & RELIANCE JIO) in Technology, Product Management, Analytics & Digital Transformation
With a unique mix of Technology, Business, Management and People, he has built expertise in setting up large GIC (Global Inhouse Centres) in India, lead global sustainable teams, grow the business globally & deliver technology innovation consistently.
He is current CTO at VFS Global leading Product & Technology Innovation.
Prior to this, he led the setup of NICE in Pune and built the India R&D centre of 500+ engineers in 17 months delivering innovation in Large-Scale Analytics Platforms.
He worked at Reliance Jio as Vice President & Head of Big Data Analytics & Advertising Business, leading end-to-end analytics and built new age Monetization techniques that deliver value to advertisers and users.
For 13yrs he worked at Microsoft in various roles in USA, Hyderabad and Bangalore, leading large global R&D teams delivering very large scale engineering products like Outlook, OWA, Bing, Hotmail, Advertising, Analytics, that enable billions of people across the globe to realize their full potential.
He is Educationist and recognized a leader in the field of Analytics, Advertising, User Experience, Product Management & Digital Transformation community. He frequently speaks at international conferences, business schools & engineering colleges including IITs, IIMs, NITs, BITS Pilani, Somaiya and several other places.
He has authored and published 2 books in USA (Delivering Successful Projects & Web Performance Improvement) and working on his 3rd book (Applied Analytics).
Mr Shrikrishna Sumant has got 38 years+ experience in the Internal Auditing of the Manufacturing and IT Industry. The audit areas include Systems, Finance, Materials, Production, Marketing, Logistics, Supplier Chain management. Also he was involved in Risk Assessment Initiatives & fraud investigations. Prior to joining Deloitte, he was part of internal audit department of one of the largest automobile manufacturers in India (Tata Motors Ltd) for more than 30 years. During this tenure, he has handled various complex internal audit assignments and has added significant value to the operations of the Company.