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Strategic, Business focused and critical-Thinking professional with 19 years of experience in Technology domains across verticals… From envisioning to go-live stages. Hands-on experience in wide range of technology stacks (IBM, MS, Oracle, SAP). Experience in and know-how of enterprise-class technologies: ECM (Enterprise content management), BPM (Business process management), EAI, BI (Business Objects), Data Analytics, Collaboration and Portal platforms.

Very comfortable in delivering IT Strategy, Roadmap and Transforming cumbersome legacy systems landscape into user friendly and robust system architecture. Business success is complimented by academic background: Management and Engineering degrees from Berkeley US and IIT India.

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IT Architecture, IT Management and Delivery, IT Strategy, Project envisioning, Cloud Infrastructure setup, Solution-ing, Vendor product implementation and Project Management

Work experience

Nov 2006Present

Sr Manager - IT Architect


Role: Enterprise Architect, CTO, Strategist, Solutions & Systems Integrator

Established Architecture domain in the organization. Acts as Business-IT bridge in envisioning and prioritize new initiatives. As the head of solutions and technology group, looks after Methods, Products and Technology strategy.

oRe-Strategized and re-focused the Bank’s IT to new trajectory resulting in quicker turnaround which helped bank grow at average 22% in the last 5 years.

oTransformed spaghetti applications into a robust n-tier Architecture by introducing Middleware

oIntegrated complex systems into the IT landscape – Applications, Storage, Networks, MIS, Mobile, Portal

oSolutionized and Designed decoupled systems around Middleware / Services  /SOA  for 24x7 availability

oReduced IT budget strain by outsourcing testing, development and implementation

oManaged Hardware, Software and Infrastructure requirements for 30+ projects

oIntroduced Virtualization / Cloud (both ESXi and Workstation) – thereby saving hardware cost by about 30%

oUndertaken Database consolidation activity: reduced Opex by 50%

oInitiated BPM for Business automation processes and Systems re-design/enhancements

oStatus report preparation:  Steering committee, Budgeting,  ROI/TCO of projects, Audit and forecasting

oLiaison with internal and external entities in regards on all ICT matters

Jul 2001Nov 2006

Manager - Business Systems

HSBC Bank Canada

Role: Development Manager, Business Analyst, IT Architecture, Outsourcing, Relationship Manager 

Architected and Designed enterprise class solutions and applications systems spanning multiple continents. Managed and led onsite-offsite teams for software development. Performed as Relationship manager for the group.

oCentral role in outsourcing solutions and projects to HSBC China (GLT-Guangzhou) and HSBC India (GLT-Pune) development centers

oLed virtual teams across global clients and business entities while delivering development projects

oDeveloped and implemented full cycle Architecture framework around TOGAF 8

oOwnership for technical competency and accuracy of Designs, Specifications, Test plans till go-live

oManaged a development team of 25+ in Canada and offshore. Delivered 'Customer Migration' and 'single sign-on' projects

oSuccessfully delivered Internet Banking and Brokerage related projects. Delivered portal as technical project lead

Jan 1997Jul 2001

Web Solution Architect

Siemens Business Services

Role: Consultant, Development Lead, Architecture, Solution and Design, Sales support  in Mumbai, Munich and Bangkok

Served as Technical lead for ERP front-end development projects. Pre-sales technical face for Services and Engagement teams

oSuccessfully delivered SAP FE connector that enabled end-users access to warehouse inventory over the web

oProduct development in areas of accounting, reporting (Spiridon), airlines billing (Amadeus)

May 1993Aug 1996


Andersen Consulting (now Accenture)

Role: Consultant, Analyst, Relationship building in  Mumbai, Singapore and Colombo

Joined after graduation as Analyst. Interacted with client-side senior management, gathering data and delivering BPR results, Strategy and product/package evaluation for Oil refineries and Government organizations

oContributed extensively in BPR study, Process Definition and Modeling

oAnalysis of Business Environment, Objectives, Organization structure, Subsidiaries, Inter-company relationships, Interdepartmental conflicts

oRecommended proposal for an IT strategy with primary focus on ERP implementation


Jan 2000Apr 2000

e-Commerce Certification


Technology Management
IT Strategy
Project Management
Business Analysis
Solution Architecture
Enterprise Architecture
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