An Engineer, with post graduate qualifications in various streams of Computer Science and IT, he has more than 36 years of Professional experience in total and 15 years of in Information Technology and Consultancy Services. He was the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for a well known Engineering Consultancy firm based in India and operating out of 32 countries. He had provided consultancy services to clients in diverse IT disciplines as part of international team both in India and several developing countries through project funded by Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, European Union, Kuwait Fund and World Bank. Recipient of a number of prestigious international awards, he is widely travelled and familiar with the International Best Practices in the IT sector.
His areas of specialization include: Management Information System, Geographical Information System, Intelligent Transport system and Web Technologies. He also has the expertise in Cyber Security and the Intellectual Property Rights. He had successfully handled several consultancy assignments in the Higher Education, E-Governance, Environment and Infrastructure development sector.
He is a retired Indian Foreign Service Officer with more than 35 years of experience of international work and contacts. In his distinguished career, he headed the post of the Consulate General of India, Birgunj, Nepal. He had also served in the Embassy of India, Brussels (Belgium) as Counselor/Minister in charge of the European Parliament work. In the Indian Embassy, Dublin,(Ireland), he was second in command & overlooked the full spectrum of work with a focus on improving & promoting the Indian Software, IT & ITES companies in Ireland. He had also served in Delhi for three years as Director (Haj) to supervise functioning of the Central Haj Committee. During his tenure, computerization of the Committee was successfully undertaken. In the High Commission of India, Ottawa (Canada),He was member of Prestigious Press Club of Ottawa.
He was First Secretary in the Embassy of India, Antananarivo, (Madagascar) He had also served as Second Secretary in the Embassy of India, Tehran; Vice Consul in Kobe, (Japan) & Attach’s in Nigeria and gained rich experience of promoting Trade & Commerce of India in these countries. In Delhi, He also worked as OSD in the Gulf Division of the Ministry of External Affairs & was closely involved in making policies of GOI to develop & promote Trade & Commerce in the Gulf region. He has excellent knowledge of developing & promoting of Trade & amp; Commerce including Indian Softwares, IT & ITES companies in Asia, Gulf, Africa, Europe & North America.