Vishal Sharma

  • New Delhi

Work History

Work History

Director Equipment Management(Electronics). Ministry of Defence(Army)

As Joint
Director Equipment Management(Electronics). Ministry of Defence(ARMY) Responsible for revenue procurement cycle of the electronic equipment for Indian Army. Interacting with Ministry of Defence, MoD Finance and Quality Control Agencies. Involved in life cycle management of all air defence, surveillance & communication equipment held by the Army. Formulating policies relating to provisioning, issue, inspection, storage, repairs, maintenance and provisioning of maintenance spares of all electronic equipment. Involved in examination of proposals for creation of infrastructure for major repairs and overhaul. Interacting with the various indigenous and foreign suppliers of electronic equipment. Serving as Advisor to Master General of Ordnance(Principal Staff Officer to the Chief of Army Staff) on all technical matters related to electronic equipment. Highlights: Accredited for increasing stock levels through faster sales cycles within delegated powers of Master General of Ordnance. Efficiently managed electronic equipment worth INR 6.8 billion procured by the Army. Significantly reduced the deficiency of power equipment by obtaining waiver from Ministry of Environment and Forests. Pivotal in identifying alternative sources of spares for vintage Air Defence equipment of Russian origin procured from erstwhile USSR. Deputed to Russia for inspection of imported equipment.
2008 - Present

Officer Commanding of Air Defence Regiment Wksp

Equipment Management(Electronics)-Ministry of Defence
Awarded commendation for professional excellence by the Vice Chief of Army Staff on Army Day. Officer Commanding of Air Defence Regiment Wksp at Vadodra, Gujarat Provided comprehensive engineering support sophisticated weapon systems, radars, IT equipment, surveillance equipment, vehicles, etc. Involved in direct commanding of two officers and over 250 personnel(technicians) in extremely demanding circumstances and also during‘ Operation Parakram' in 2002. Responsible for initiation and reviewing of annual confidential reports of 250 Officers and Soldiers. Highlights: Efficiently planned & implemented mobile maintenance teams to provide in situ repair cover to high tech equipment. Successfully planned and executed preventive maintenance schedule of sophisticated air defence radars and weapon systems that protected strategic assets of our country during active operations. Significantly undertook several projects for rehabilitation of the flood victims in Gujarat. Awarded the Best Workshop for three years consecutively.
Oct 2012 - 2014

Manager & Senior Manager

Accenture Services Pvt
onwards with. Ltd as Manager & Senior Manager(Vice President) Expert Member for devising Strategy for re-architecture of Program for National Level Rollout of Fibre Optics(NoFN). Organisational Design of Government Company under DoT Drafted white papers on Smart city challenges in consultation with stakeholders.(AMCHAM, MoUD) Strategy formulation and ICT Framework Smart Cities for MoUD
Jun 2010 - Oct 2012

Senior Manager

with Government as Senior Manager Strategy Formulation for fast tracking ICT Procurement Ministry of Defence-Presented to Raksha Mantri. Developed and Presented ICT intervention for EPFO to Minister of Labour Conceptualization and Strategy formulation of the prestigious nation-wide CCTNS program of NCRB with MHA Expert Committee Member in the review of Mission mode Projects under NeGP and advising on the restructuting of the NeGP Program Leading assignments in strategy formulation, roadmap development, business process redesign, and performance improvement for various Government Departments. Identifying and responding to potential opportunities in the state and central government departments and ministries. Formulating concrete business cases for the projects to make projects attractive models for public-private partnerships. Leading project implementation post strategy/roadmap formulation through the RFP preparation, Product Vendor/System integration interactions, Bid Process Management, and Project Implementation Responsible for overall project management and client handling in various Government Departments Consulted for
Mar 2009 - May 2010

Vice President-Operations

Paxcel Tech. Pvt
Jun' 08-Oct' with. Ltd., Gurgaon as Vice President-Operations Involved in formulating and implementing strategy for taking the company to the next level, diversifying from pure services offering to development of in-house products. Spearheading and leading Business Development efforts of company, initiating as well as closing deals even during recessionary phase. Contracting business with first Government client for the company. Forging strategic alliances with functional and domain experts, increased business relationship with existing clients thorough cross selling. Responsible for formulating a matrix to evaluate all projects based on revenue generated and future prospects. Managed the complete P&L account. Participating in survey sponsored by TiE for innovative companies. Involved in drafting contracts for new businesses, alliance agreements for strategic partners and non disclosure agreement for own employees. Initiated and headed the Product Development activities in Healthcare IT domain with launch one SaaS based product for automating Blood banks and an innovative application for automating Dental Practices. Highlights: Started the Sales and Marketing efforts for the company. Increased business as well as headcount of the company despite recession. Initiated Google Adwords campaign, Adopted OpenSource CRM tool(Sugar CRM) to track sales and marketing efforts-better marketing efforts and more focussed sales. Prudent spending and effective resource utilisation increased the bottom line by almost 5% despite expansion. Consolidated the business during downturn and scripted more business partnerships, attracted two new clients each of them have the potential to become a major client with over 10% to top line.
Dec 1993 - May 2008

Workshop Officer

Paxcel Tech. Pvt
with Army Handled Dec93-May'02 Workshop Officer & Platoon Commander at Highest Battlefield in the World
Feb 2005 - May 2008


Equipment Management(Electronics)-Ministry of Defence Paxcel Tech. Pvt
Joint Director ARMY
May 2002 - May 2005


Paxcel Tech. Pvt Paxcel Tech. Pvt
Officer Commanding of Air Defence Regiment Wksp at Vadodra, Gujarat




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