Dr. A L Rao, joined Wipro as the founding member for the Technology business and led the pioneering effort of setting up the Product Engineering Business. Has held multiple executive positions in Wipro Technologies. As Wipro’s Chief Operating Office, he was responsible for CIO & CTO organization, Telecom Service Provider business and the Japan & China Geographies along with the Product Engineering business.
Mr. Per Selbekk, Currently the Managing Director of Woodside Capital Partners (WCP) in London was with TCS for one year as their consulting head for Telecom and HiTec vertical in Europe. Prior to that Per was the Managing Partner of Castlecrest Consultants Ltd (CCC). He advises leading Mobile Phone Manufacturers, Mobile Operators and large global Systems Integrators in many strategically important areas such as Business Strategy, Software Development best practices and Product Lifecycle Management. He has also worked with Tier 1 Telcos on next generation network rollout, identifying the services that will have the largest impact on revenue and customer demand.
Dr.K.G.Suresh is a pioneer in Japan-India business for about a quarter century years. He received Doctorate in Information Engineering from prestigious Tokyo Institute of Technology. He was instrumental for setting up many global development centers for top Japanese companies in Japan, Europe and in India through various collaborative models that are unique and specific in doing business with Japan. He strategically managed both the Japanese and Indian sides successfully in various positions. He is also adviser to various Japanese companies in India for setting up their operations, R&D centers and adviser to a prestigious Japanese government organization JETRO.
Venkatesh Hulikal has close to 30 years of experience in IT and Product engineering. In his last role as VP, Delivery at Wipro he led a team of 10000+ engineers. He brings in multifaceted experience of Sales , business development, practice building, delivery and operations having built a US$ 100 Million business from scratch. He has managed large outsourced product design projects involving end to end delivery of complex HW, SW and mechanical engineering design.