Advisors

Rakesh Chandra Goyal

Director, Sunmitra Eduction Technologies

Rakesh Chandra Goyal (R C Goyal) is a Telecommunication – Engineering graduate from University Of Roorkee now Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee with almost 4 decades of progressive management & marketing experience at Siemens Ltd. & Datamatics Ltd. with demonstrated initiative, creativity and success.

He has expertise in strategic planning, market plan execution, cost containment, budgeting, customer service, and staff training, supervision and mentoring. He is highly skilled in P&L management, technology transfers, strategy planning, competitor and market analysis, process reengineering and targeted marketing. His Ability to rapidly achieve organizational integration, easily assimilate new technologies, team-building and aggressively employ new methodologies has been an advantage for organizations. He is passionate about process improvement & likes to consider all activities as project execution to deliver quality to delight customers (internal, external & social). His new find passion about Agile & Agility is another step for enhancing proficiency in business execution.

R C Goyal began his career as a Commissioning at Siemens, where he worked for 34 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from University Of Roorkee now Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee.


Sudipta Lahiri

Head of Products and Engineering, Digite Inc.

Sudipta (Sudi) has been in the IT industry for nearly 3 decades. He brings together a mix of experience across various IT Services and product companies.

At Digité, he heads our Engineering and Product Management functions. He leads the development of SwiftEnterprise and SwiftKanban products. Sudipta is passionate about Lean-Agile transformation. He led Digité’s transformation process and helps various organizations in that capacity.

Prior to joining Digité, Sudi was handling the offshore services organization for i2. He was responsible for its Americas delivery organization, as well as, for its Retail, Logistics and Technology Infrastructure practices. He helped set up the QMS initiative for the i2 India services organization. Before i2, Sudi spent a decade with HCL Technologies. At HCLT, he played multiple roles – from services delivery to leading sales teams. He was responsible for HCLT America’s Insurance vertical.

Sudi started his career at Wipro where he worked for 5 years in different roles across geographies.
Sudi holds a Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.


Dr. Gopinath Ramakrishnan

Advisory Consultant – Process Strategy, CoStrategix

Gopinath Ramakrishnan is an Agile transformation specialist with more than 20 years of experience in IT industry. His expertise is backed up by a strong background and hands-on work in diverse areas like software development, project management, customer support, R & D , technical sales and academic research.

Gopinath has served in senior process and quality management positions in MNCs like Freescale Semiconductor (now NXP), Digital/HP GlobalSoft (now HP Enterprise), and Intergraph. In these organizations, he strategized and led several process transformation initiatives based on Agile, CMMI, ISO, Six Sigma frameworks; provided process consulting and training services to external and internal clients.

Gopinath began his career as a Member – R & D at TVS Motor Company . He has a Ph.D degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.