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Vice President and Head-Technology

SNAPSHOT A dynamic professional with over 15+ years of rich experience in Senior Management and IT Professional; Organisational Development, Product Management, Process Management with well known organizations. Extensive background in Senior Management & IT; including Incident Management, Time Management, Communication Skills, Team Building and Customer Delight Programs, etc.Built ...

New GE CIO Serves as a Reminder of the Changing CIO JD

Jim Fowler recently took over as the CIO of GE. It was one of the regular promotions at GE. The earlier CIO, Jamie Miller had ascended to the role of President and CEO of GE Transportation and Fowler, who was then the CIO of GE Capital, moved up to ...

Entrepreneurship: Can CIOs Look Beyond Safety Nets?

Today I am writing the blog in capacity of an entrepreneur - perhaps the first one for which I decided do away with my hat of a journalist, a writer. In the short journey of four years one thing that has been constant is the fact that entrepreneurship isn't just ...

Self Interest, Half Knowledge and the CIO Role

Lately, I have been hearing assertions like the CIO role will cease to exist or the CMO will become a CIO or IT departments will vanish. I find this kind of discourse immature, lopsided and damaging.I would not like to mince words. If anyone can become a CIO, many ...

Wake Up, Your Job is at Risk

Four decades! What do they mean to an IT professional in India?1980s - an emerging Post Cold War Era. Increasing productivity, networks, client-servers... Making large corporate investments in leapfrogging productivity now affordable to emerging businesses. India finding its love with PCs, Servers et al. Businesses look for specialists to ...