Digital - Technology Head in Telecom Domain
Pune Area, India
Technology Leader with 20 years of varied experience. Results-driven energetic, enthusiastic, adaptable and customer-oriented team player Ability to lead and to execute with strong collaboration and communication across all constituencies, in an international and cross-functional environment, including business and technical teams Successfully led major Global IT digital technology platform programs through significant transformation Proven digital technology platform background in a complex multi-division corporate environment including experience in designing and delivering digital technology platforms/architecture with embedded high performance, quality metrics, security and service standards Demonstrated ability to present technical concepts in a compelling, easy to understand manner to non-technical audience at all levels of the organization Ability to manage internal/external resources and technical vendors Ability to ensure alignment of the digital technology strategy and roadmap with the business vision and roadmap Sets the highest of standards for self and others, fostering high levels of accountability through fair assessment processes for partners and employees Ability to successfully function in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Strong IT vendor management expertise
Head IT - ADM (Digital), Vodafone India
Mar 2009 to Dec 2016
Programme Management: developing and managing multiple digital projects in line with organization digital strategy and leading the implementation of projects for enhancements or improvements or launches Development Management: developing and enhancing of new and existing platforms General Management: including managing team of technical staff, budget, stakeholders and vendors As the head of digital technology platforms led the design, build, updates, operations and releases of the Vodafone India digital technology platforms. Responsible for managing and for communicating Vodafone India’s digital platforms technology roadmap. Partner with Sales, Digital Marketing and Customer Service teams to determine strategic needs, negotiate priorities and design features. Serve as the internal technology platform owner during planning, implementation and releases roll-out. Lead a team of internal and external solution architects, developers, projects and release managers in executing programs of varied nature.