- Vivek Digumarti
Company- Laurus Labs Limited
Vivek Digumarti is a highly experienced IT professional with 24 years of industry expertise and 12 years in senior leadership roles. He has successfully led business transformation and operations across various sectors including finance, automobile, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, FMCG, biotechnology, IT, and ITES. Vivek is known for his strategic approach in building and delivering IT strategies aligned with business goals. With a strong global leadership background, he excels in process improvement, project management, and technology roadmaps for enterprise solutions. Vivek is recognized as a champion of innovative technology solutions, aligning technology with strategic objectives, and building high-performance teams. He has hands-on experience in global IT transitions, program management, system integration, software development, and change management. Vivek’s expertise also includes customer relationship management, consulting, digitization, automation, analytics, information security, and strategic roadmaps.
2. Suresh Cherian
Company- MRF Limited
Suresh Cherian is the CTO at MRF Limited.
3. Gyan Pandey
Company- Voltas Ltd.
Gyan Pandey is a seasoned technology leader with a proven track record of driving business growth through digital transformation. With 25 years of experience in IT leadership and digital strategy, he excels in global delivery management, ERP implementation, PMO, and competency management. Gyan has successfully managed and delivered large-scale, complex projects that have led to significant improvements in business performance. He is known for running successful digital transformation initiatives and ensuring that technology functions as a strategic business partner across various departments and locations. Gyan is a skilled techno-commercial leader who blends technology investments with business requirements. His expertise spans multiple industries, including finance, manufacturing, oil and gas, telecom, consumer durables, IT services, and pharmaceuticals. He is a strong advocate for innovation and teamwork, regularly participating as a speaker and panelist in national and international technology forums. Gyan has received numerous awards and recognitions for his IT innovations and transformations, solidifying his reputation as a top industry influencer.
4. Chirag Boonlia
Company- Embassy Group
Chirag Boonlia is a dynamic digital transformation catalyst, visionary leader, and entrepreneur at heart. With a strong background in engineering, technology, and business acumen, he is on a mission to challenge the status quo and redefine industry paradigms. Chirag brings a wealth of experience from working in diverse roles and responsibilities across multiple domains and technologies. From commercial real estate and hospitality to retail and manufacturing, he has successfully led business transformation initiatives in established organizations and institutional-backed startups. Chirag’s core technology expertise includes Oracle ERP, SAP S/4 HANA, Yardi, Salesforce, and artificial intelligence applications, among others. Throughout his career, he has worked with prestigious organizations such as Infosys, Oracle, JSW, Aditya Birla Retail, Virtuous Retail South Asia PTE, and Embassy Group, leveraging his education, exposure, and passion to drive value and innovation.
5. Phiroze Vandrewala
Company- Yes Bank
Phiroze Vandrewala is the CTO at Yes Bank.
6. Rajinder Jeet Singh Bagga
Company- Varun Beverages Ltd.
Rajinder Jeet Singh Bagga is the CTO at Varun Beverages Ltd.
7. Tyaga Iyer
Company- IDFC FIRST Bank
Tyaga Iyer is the CTO at IDFC FIRST Bank.
8. Bhaskaran Rajagopalan
Company- Aarti Industries Ltd.
Bhaskaran Rajagopalan is a high-end technocrat in the field of chemical engineering with a remarkable background in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industry. With a strong skillset in process engineering, technology transfer, process optimization, process control, and process safety, he has made significant contributions to the field. Bhaskaran possesses extensive experience in process development, scale-up, process design, and engineering of both batch and continuous process plants. He boasts in-depth technical knowledge in areas such as process development, commercial conceptualization of plants, safety and scale-up data generation techniques, design and engineering of new plants, as well as troubleshooting of operations. Additionally, Bhaskaran is adept at mentoring and developing individuals in the technical and project management domains, highlighting his leadership and people development capabilities.
9. Shankar Gauri Sridhara
Shankar Gauri Sridhara is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the solar industry. With twelve years of management experience, he has successfully built and led the Technology department of a large solar module manufacturing company. Shankar also brings eleven years of operational experience in a fully automated multi-crystalline Silicon-based solar module manufacturing plant, giving him a comprehensive understanding of equipment manufacturers and raw material suppliers in the industry. With a Ph.D. in Semiconductor Physics, he possesses a broad technical competence and practical knowledge of materials analysis techniques across various fields, including Photovoltaics, Ferroelectric polymers, and Semiconductors. Shankar is skilled in risk analysis, conducting FMEA, and applying problem-solving methods such as A3 and 5-Why. Additionally, his international background, having worked and studied in three countries, has provided him with a global perspective and the ability to collaborate successfully with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
10. Arun Mathur
Company- Dr. Lal Path Labs
Arun Mathur is the CTO at Dr. Lal Path Labs.