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A History of Leading Technological and Business Transformations
Regal Beloit Corp, Beloit, WI- global manufacturers of electrical motors, power generators, electrical controls and gear drives.
International Award winning IT Executive, who leverages technology to transform business cultures, builds value, drive growth and create an environment of continuous improvement. Exceeds all measurable parameters for quality, customer satisfaction and ROI by visualizing full strategic picture and aligning IT initiatives with corporate vision, mission and goals. Strong driver of end to end business transformation with impact spanning multiple businesses globally. Present deep and broad experience with in IT, Business Intelligence, ERP systems, E-business, CRM, Manufacturing, Banking, Insurance, Auto Industry, Consumer products, Merger & Acquisitions and Professional Services environments in more than 90 countries from North America to the Far East.
Noted for driving value for the organization, customers and employees through. .
Transformation: Created strategic resourcing model that turned IT Organization into a nimble, cost effective and green entity. Lowered cost 42%, improved customer satisfaction score and introduced faster implementation of IT solutions that continue to drive productivity and revenue growth.
Value and Innovations: Positioned the IT Organization as strategic business partner by creating the highest value initiative in Regal's 53 year old history. Deployed Business Intelligence System, Big Data, ERP and EPM as the foundation for an all inclusive service model, sustainability, standardization and innovation.
Thought Leadership: Sought out as subject matter expert by industry groups, clients and partners on the changing role of IT, BI, M&A, EPM and outsourcing role for organizational value and IT as a service broker model.
Integration: Designed global business blueprint and carried out simultaneous ERP rollout in Europe, China, India and North America. Integrated more than 40 companies in the last five years following the acquisition of these companies by Regal.
Simplification: Complexity is a serious disadvantage in business. Simplified every aspect of IT design & development and operations to eliminate complexities in order to increase the speed, improve IT flexibility and reduce costs.
Blending Technology and Management Expertise for Business Success
Strategic Technology Planning
Contract Negotiations & Vendor Management
IT Governance & IT Transformation
M&A Due Diligence/Integration
New Business Development
ERP, CRM, BI, EPM Deployment
Business Process Re-engineering
Talent Acquisition, Leadership and Mentoring
Business IT Leader & Sr.
Director 2007 - Present As a business CIO for control business division of Regal developed strategy and guided implementation of strategic plan that transformed Regal's Information Technology to the best when compared to the World class companies.
Developed the IT Organization globally, manage staffing, development, data governance, design, integration of software and hardware systems for multiple different companies under RBC.
Lead the implementation of business intelligence application and enterprise performance management system globally in record time.
This project got the Oracle Excellence award at the Oracle open world for the best BI implementation in the world.
Based on the strategy developed replaced old ERP systems with Oracle E-business suite (ERP) systems in Europe, India, Africa, China and North America.
Implemented Social intelligence and Big Data analysis.
Successfully completed the upgrade of Oracle ERP Application globally.
Developed processes and standards to integrate the new acquisition into Regal in less than 90 days.
P&L responsibility with multimillion dollar department budget.
Oversee IT operational infrastructure and deliver technology resources to development projects.
Perform technology assessment to enhance operations and standardize services.
Develop standard software and hardware platforms and training programs.
Work with cross-functional teams to ensure the systems provide the most effective and comprehensive services possible to the users.
Oversee the progress of the development and stability of IT Applications and usage.
Streamlined financial closing process to the world standard for the best companies and implemented financial consolidation application (Hyperion) Developed KPI's and Metrics to manage the company globally in a down economy.
Managed/Lead more than 21 Oracle Applications (ERP) implementations globally Provide software solutions for the clients as value added contract deliverables significantly increasing customer loyalty Integrated New acquisition in Europe in less than 90 Days Implemented E-business Suite Systems in North America, Europe and Asia Streamlined and increased the efficiency of offshore development.
Increased Onsite Offshore development ratio to 50:50 Increased stability, availability and quality of the IT Applications Reduced IT spending by standardize applications and reporting systems.
Implemented new Global Business Intelligence Application (OBIEE) Implements CRM Applications globally Sree Pillai Page 3 Implemented Financial consolidation and Planning Application (Hyperion) Developed and Recruited new talent in the IT Organization Taken additional responsibility as CIO for Regal Europe.
01/2002 to 01/2007
Integrated New Acquisitions in less than 75 days.
Reduced costs by 25-30 % Year over year Integrated more than 5 ERP systems into BI Implemented Big Data analysis on Customer behavior, product maintenance etc Developed IT offshore facility and team in record time.
Developed the IT strategy for the Organization for the next 5 years.
Delivered multimillion dollar project from a zero resource position to completion on time and under budget Designed and Implement Social intelligence Build IT development and support centers in the low cost countries Worked with two divisions of GE, GE Healthcare and GE Security.
GE Security is the one of the largest Security equipments manufacturing companies in the world and has presence in more than 100 countries.
My responsibilities include manage IT Projects, Identify, evaluate and select the best software tools appropriate for the GE Security requirements, leading Program Managers, Quality Management, Software Problem Resolutions and overall technical and Project management, Oversee development of Analytical and operational reporting environment and application, Oversee implementation of Oracle ERP Applications.
GE Healthcare has multiple ERP systems such as Oracle Applications, SAP, JD Edwards, and BAAN to manage all online transaction-processing needs of GEHC sites across the Globe.
I was responsible for the Business Intelligence strategy and management of the BI team.
Developed a global Business Intelligence Application and integrated data from the various different ERP systems supporting multiple languages.
This BI is used in more than 100 countries where GEHC is operating.
Created Offshore Development center with more than 2000 resources and moved more than 60% of development to offshore.
Instrumental in setting up Development Centers in low cost regions Implemented world wide ERP and Business Intelligence Application Provided software solutions for clients as value added contract deliverables significantly increasing customer loyalty.
Reduces expenses by introduction of online tools and reporting systems.
Lead the integration of the largest acquisition of GE Healthcare.
01/1997 to 01/2002
Principal ConsultantOracle Corporation
As part of the Oracle consulting engagements worked with several industry leaders such as Ford, General Motors, McDonald's, Coca Cola, Unocal, Kellogg, Merrill Lynch etc.
Managed many ERP implementations, developed IT roadmap, strategy and management consulting for the Oracle Customers.
Lead part of the FORD's Global ERP Implementation Managed Global ERP implantation at Unocal Key Technical Strategy Advisor for McDonald's Corp for the new technology implementation Provide IT strategies to most of the top 50 fortune companies.
Implemented Consumer Goods Enterprise Application at Kellogg.
Managed and implemented Global Sourcing Applications at General Motors.
Implemented Global Financial Intelligence Applications at Merrill Lynch.
01/1993 to 01/1996
Technical ManagerArab National Bank
Designed and managed development of Remittance and Global Money transfer Application called Tele-Money.
The key features of this application include are Telegift, Corporate Payment System, Transfer Money any where in the world, Remittance through ATM, Remittance through SWIFT.
Introduced new technology to the Bank Lead the design and development of state of the art new Banking Application Developed the IT talent to develop any IT application in-house Improved the communication between IT and the Business Improved Quality and SLA's.
Masters: Information TechnologyEMBA University of Wisconsin Washington UniversityUSAInformation Technology
Bachelor's degree: Business ManagementMahatma Gandhi UniversityIndiaBusiness Management
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