Nilesh Patel

Enterprise IT Strategy & Architecture, Digital Transformation Programs, Global IT Transformation & Large Program Mgmt

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Summary
Program Delivery Management Cloud Solutions Java(j2EE) Big Data Analytics Digital Transformation PMP SOA
PMP certified Senior IT Executive from REC Surat with over 17 years of multi-geography experience across USA, Singapore & India in Technology Consulting and Program Delivery, Application Outsourcing, AM/AD, Business Development, Pre-Sales, Customer Engagement, Solutioning and Architecture, Robotic Process Automation and Digital Transformation.

I bring on board close to 7 years of international experience in leading on-shore & offshore delivery centers with focus on margins, resource utilization & delivery excellence across US & Singapore with organizations such as Accenture LLP, USA and the Singapore Headquartered Crimsonlogic. Led the M&A initiative for US banking giants.
Experience includes both IT Services and Product Development. Led cross-functional teams of technology subject matter experts (+120FTEs) on outsourcing AD/AM engagements. Demonstrated Technology Leadership & played Architect roles at both product and service organization with P&L responsibility. Driven Large-scale complex IT projects & programs for fortune 500 companies. I have managed end-to-end project portfolios exceeding $30Million annually & hands-on experience in Digital transformation programs.

Currently as Head IT & Systems at Brigade Enterprise Ltd, I am responsible for building and implementing the strategic & tactical technology roadmap for entire Brigade Group. Also, in-charge of Digital Workplace & Innovation at Brigade Group.

I am passionate about Technologies - traditional and emerging with a strong interest in people, design, and user experiences. I champion VIVID problem solving technique with Design and System Thinking approach for problem resolution.

Technologies experience spans Java / J2EE, OOAD, UML, SOA, Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Engineering, Digital Architecture, Data Engineering including Big Data Hadoop Architecture.
Business Domain experience includes Banking, Financial, Insurance, Government, Real Estate, Hospitality, Sales and Marketing, Oil and Gas.
Experience

Head of IT at Brigade Group

Dec 2015 - Present

As Head IT & Systems – Primary objective of the roles is, driving the enterprise wide technology transformation to create an agile organization with lean enterprise architecture. Also overseeing the digital transformation, architecture and it’s operating/governance models as the Head of the Architecture Group Select Highlights: Leading Digital Transformation with the strategic vision of 2020 - Developed a Digital strategy and roadmap for Business LoBs and leading the execution of a Digital transformational program for a real estate (approx. 10 crores INR) with Analytics and Business Intelligence built into the same. - Launched Customer engagement Brigade App with the focus on building the API driven app eco-system. Stabilized the ailing SAP ECC6.0 with future focus of revamping the SAP landscape to S4 HANA with approx. investment of 4 crores INR - migrated legacy SAP ECC6.0 on-premise ERP solution to SAP S4 HANA on AWS cloud Spearheading the operational excellence initiatives by standardization of technology architecture across the group from a Business silo architecture to Enterprise wide standardized technologies to reduce the operational cost by 25% Key Responsibilities: - Head of Architecture Group for Digital Transformation at Brigade Group - Leading the Robotic Automation initiatives across the Business Units by identifying & analyzing various automation scopes within processes and chalk out the implementation plan leveraging the best automation tool - Manage all IT infrastructure, security, and application vendors ensuring the IT infrastructure operations are aligned to Enterprise Architecture - Implementing service delivery using agile and DevOps in multiple projects - Assessing deliverability of a Bid; Gate-keeper for the proposals and mitigate delivery & solution related risk - Lead and Own the Program Delivery (schedule/risk/issues/changes/dependencies) - Implementing the Cohen Clinger CIO Enterprise Architecture framework for Governance

Head of IT at Brigade Group

Dec 2015 - Present

As Head IT & Systems – Primary objective of the roles is, driving the enterprise wide technology transformation to create an agile organization with lean enterprise architecture. Also overseeing the digital transformation, architecture and it’s operating/governance models as the Head of the Architecture Group Select Highlights: Leading Digital Transformation with the strategic vision of 2020 - Developed a Digital strategy and roadmap for Business LoBs and leading the execution of a Digital transformational program for a real estate (approx. 10 crores INR) with Analytics and Business Intelligence built into the same. - Launched Customer engagement Brigade App with the focus on building the API driven app eco-system. Stabilized the ailing SAP ECC6.0 with future focus of revamping the SAP landscape to S4 HANA with approx. investment of 4 crores INR - migrated legacy SAP ECC6.0 on-premise ERP solution to SAP S4 HANA on AWS cloud Spearheading the operational excellence initiatives by standardization of technology architecture across the group from a Business silo architecture to Enterprise wide standardized technologies to reduce the operational cost by 25% Key Responsibilities: - Head of Architecture Group for Digital Transformation at Brigade Group - Leading the Robotic Automation initiatives across the Business Units by identifying & analyzing various automation scopes within processes and chalk out the implementation plan leveraging the best automation tool - Manage all IT infrastructure, security, and application vendors ensuring the IT infrastructure operations are aligned to Enterprise Architecture - Implementing service delivery using agile and DevOps in multiple projects - Assessing deliverability of a Bid; Gate-keeper for the proposals and mitigate delivery & solution related risk - Lead and Own the Program Delivery (schedule/risk/issues/changes/dependencies) - Implementing the Cohen Clinger CIO Enterprise Architecture framework for Governance

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