Experienced IT Professional;

16 years in Insurance Domain;

16 years of experience in IT projects playing different roles like Developer, Tester, Business Analyst, Onsite Coordinator, Project Management, VP-IT;

Have worked at different locations like India, US and Canada;

Fond of outdoor games, namely Tennis and Cricket.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Vice President - IT

HDFC ERGO General Insurance Co Ltd.

Achievements and learnings:

  • Involved in finding new solutions and framing IT strategy
  • Solution/software/vendor evaluation
  • Price and project negotiations with Vendors
  • Managing multiple vendors
  • Managing projects including below areas:
    Core Application which includes Underwriting, Accounting, Servicing and Claims also; Health Claims System, Document Management System (Filenet), Document generation system; Production Support
  • Budget planning and tracking for my cost centre
  • Maintain production support SLA's
  • Form and maintain capable workforce and control attrition
  • Ensure process compliance and facilitate internal and external Audits.
  • Coordinate with Infrastructure team on project requirements
Feb 2007 - Oct 2008

Senior System Analyst

Accenture India Pvt

Achievements and learnings:

  • Got shortlisted for onsite assignment at Sunlife Financials, Canada
  • Managed project which involved team members from Accenture as well as client
  • As a team, we accomplished challenging time lines successfully. Got recognition from client as well
  • Got to learn SOA concepts through training
Jun 2000 - Jan 2007

Senior Software Specialist

Patni Computer System Ltd

Achievements and learnings: 

  • Due to quick grasping of domain and technical aspects, was chosen for Onsite role within 1 year
  • Acquired significant exposure in onsite implementation of several insurance products
  • Chosen for a visit to Milliman Inc. (Chicago) from Genworth Financial (Lynchburg), to test a product based on good knowledge of UL products. 
  • Handled project of big size as project manager, to change Legal Entities through out all systems used in company (Genworth Financial)
  • Visited Genworths client location to understand the product details before it was finalised for implementation
  • Also visited San Rafael office to understand operations and gather requirement
  • Completed Six Sigma project at client site
  • Had started the project at Developer level in Mumbai; Played various roles like BA, Onsite Coordinator, Project Lead and Manager as I kept grasping more and more during this period
  • Learned development on Mainframes platform
  • Spent 5.5 years at client site
Oct 1999 - May 2000

Web Developer

E-Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Achievements and learnings:

  • Learned Active Server Pages
  • Worked on multiple projects to design and develop web applications for clients and in-house projects
  • Also got opportunity to integrate Fingerprint reading device with one application for providing safe access to emails



Executive MBA (Pursuing)

Institute of Management Technology


B.E Computers

Army Institute of Technology



Loma Level I



Green Belt Certification

Genworth Financials

Technical Skills

  • Operating Systems: DOS, Windows 95/98, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, Unix, CORBA (Inter-Mediator)
  • Languages: COBOL, JCL, Eazytrieve, C, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript, ASP, Java Applets
  • DBMS: MS SQL Server (7.0), MS-Access, Oracle 10g
  • Other Tools/Software: CA-Utilities, TSO, ISPF, CICS
  • Platform: IBM 3090, MVS (Multiple Virtual Storage)
  • Insurance Administration Systems: Cyberlife ES 9701 (CSC), VPAS (tested a product in VPAS), Genisys Configurator

Personal Details

Marital Status: Married

Family: Parents, wife and two sons.

Cell Phone: +91 8860002666