About Us

A Team of Veteran Individuals, with:

  • Diverse & Multi-domain Competencies
  • Depth of Knowledge, Expertise, Experience & Wisdom
  • Rational and Practical Approach
  • Experienced in Managing & Delivering “Change / Transitions’’

The “Team”, bonded by strong shared values, convictions and common traits like:

  • Commitment to Customer
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Highest level of Integrity
  • Respect for Individuals

Work with Subject Matter Experts / Advisors / Mentors, if and when needed in ‘Related Domain/s’.

Vision

To be the “best-in-class” provider of consulting services to empower our customers to transform their business in to a highly effective, profitable, growth oriented and successful Enterprise.

Mission

To assist our customers, accomplish their goals by leveraging our pool of knowledge, experience and wisdom and become their preferred partners in sustainable growth.

Values

  • Commitment for Results
  • Passion for excellence
  • Pragmatism
  • Accountability
  • Integrity & Transparency
  • Respect & Fairness to stake holders
‘V3C3E3 (V3C3E3 Consultants Pvt. Ltd.)’ Group has been formed by senior management professionals with proven track records and established credentials.

V3 = Vision, Value, Versatility

C3 = Competence, Commitment, Credibility

E3 = Expertise, Experience, Excellence

V3C3E3 Operating Model

  • Decision making support and training to key executives in the company for various strategic aspects of the business in sustainable way
  • Specialised and different models for companies in different phases, start-up, early growth,consolidation and steady growth to matured business
  • Active support in stategies for revenue growth, Operations effectiveness, sourcing and risk management across verticlas
  • All these issues need quality human resource. Our organizational development and leadership development modules focus on strengthening this human foundation
Why Choose Us
  • Depth and Breadth of Analytical and Consulting Skills

  • Innovative, Flexible and Appropriate Customized Solutions

  • ‘Global Outlook’ with ‘Indian Mind’

  • Commitment to Positive Outcomes

We deliver

  • Improved Top Line and Bottom Line of your organization

  • Improved On Time Delivery of Products and services

  • Simplified and streamlined organization Structure, Management and Workforce

  • Optimized Systems, Processes, Methodologies and Practices

  • Reduction in Costs, Lead time, Customer Complaints

  • Satisfied Employees & Delighted Clients

From the Desk of the Chairman: Dr. Girish Kelkar​

Season’s Greeting!

Our country is now on the point of inflection for Economic Growth, especially the SME segment. One need not over-emphasize the importance of Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) sector in the modern times. Such units play a strategic role in growth of our Economy. The motivation to form V3C3E3 Group is to provide specialized ‘Management & Engineering Consulting Support to Small & Medium Enterprises’ of the growing Economy. SME organizations need World Class Strategic Advice & Support Services for their growth and sustainability. V3C3E3 Group has the requisite knowledge, experience and expertise to support SME Units and help them grow.
V3C3E3, as the name suggests, believes in the set of values, principles, culture and convictions that form the core of V3C3E3’s aspirations and activities. It is the powerhouse of more than 1600+ person-years of aggregate real-world experience and hands-on involvement in diverse Industries, Technologies and Geo-Demographics.

These professionals have carried out various prestigious assignments in their career, in India as well as in many countries the world over. They are uniquely positioned to share their knowledge, experience and accumulated wisdom for the customers and society at large. The experienced professionals can quickly grasp the nuances of the modern world and develop strategies & action plans that are practical, effective for temporal Business Development and Growth for the client organizations. V3C3E3 Group envisions, conceptualizes & strives to commit to the desired outcome for our clients. We work with them on their toughest challenges & help them exceed their expectation while unlocking their full potential & competencies to be leaders in their respective businesses.

We work diligently towards two themes ‘Strategic Management & Operational Excellence’ for on-going benefit for our customers’ organizations. Additionally, we provide hand-holding support & ensure effective Management of Risks involved & ensure that our customers are satisfied with the results. Providing appropriate training & development of skills and competencies also forms an integral part of our approach of towards Consulting. This has helped many organizations on their growth path.

We have been operating since 2014 and worked with many esteemed customers who have expressed confidence and satisfaction for the quality and effectiveness of the services provided by our ‘V3C3E3 Consulting Teams’. We will continue to provide such valuable services for all our clients and help them achieve the desired Goals!! We seek satisfaction in the ‘Real Growth’ for our clients! With Us You Win!! Let us work together for Your Growth & Prosperity!

 

Dr. Girish Kelkar

Chairman V3C3E3 Consultants pvt Ltd

PROFESSIONAL TEAM

Meet With Expert Team

Dr. Girish Kelkar

Dr. Girish Kelkar is a Senior Management professional with 48 years of experience in management of high technology companies and software technology companies. He has been on the Board of the Directors with several IT companies. Currently he is the founder Chairman of ‘V3C3E3 Consultants Pvt. Ltd’ leading a group of hand-picked professionals. Initially he worked as a senior professional for Business and Engineering Applications in India. He has directed software development projects in India, Nigeria, UK and USA. He has worked with many MNCs & Indian Organizations (Alfa Laval AB Sweden, Satt-Control AB Sweden, Onward Technology Group India, Magic Software Enterprises Inc Israel (India & Nigeria), ALS Group Detroit USA, Core Objects Inc. USA, Jopasana Software & Systems Ltd. India, cMAT Software Group India). Girish holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the COEPune and the post graduate degree from NITIE. He has been awarded ‘Fellowship of NITIE (PhD)-Topic for the PhD program is ‘Critical Success Factors for Projects-Indian perspective’. Girish is a student of Jnana Prabodhini and member of Mensa International. He is recipient of many prestigious national and International awards for his professional contributions. He has served as a visiting faculty member in India, Nigeria, Middle East, South East and Canada. Girish had been past President of PMI Pune Chapter from 2008 to 2012 with ‘Best Component Leadership Award’. The main areas of expertise include
  • Strategic Planning / Business Development / Setting up Startup Units
  • Organization Development / Executive Coaching & Leadership Development
  • Project Management / Risk Management
  • Technology Operations & Product Development
  • Operational Excellence
  • Consultancy for ERP projects
  • Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions

Mr. Chandrashekhar Devale

Experience & Activities

Mr. Chandrashekhar (Ravi) Devale is a Mechanical Engineerand has done Post Graduate Diploma in Production Engineering from Pune. He started his career in a multinational company, Larsen & Toubro at Powai, Mumbai.He handled all manufacturing shops of Switchgear for more than 10 years at L & T. Also side by side did more than 50 different projects successfully one of which was to introduce new Composite material in place of Bakelite due to which he earned a pioneering name in India for Composites & then was called by Mahindra & Mahindra to lead their Composites group& started a new compony-‘Siroplast’ in the backward district of Raigad. Here he did a tie up with world leaders in Composites, Menzolit from Germany & developed a very successful company which is now known as ‘Mahindra Composites’ & developed switchgear, Automotive, Chemical & defence components successfully for the first time in India. Later he had also worked as MD of‘Mahindra Engineering & Chemical Products’. As a new assignment he started ‘Mahindra Defence Systems’ to grow special products for Defence. After superannuation from Mahindra Group, he helped many SME industries who wanted to develop Composite technology & also joined V3C3E3 Consultants group in 2013 as Founder Director. Mr. Devale has overall more than 45 years of rich experience, in manufacturing industry as Operations/Manufacturing head as well as Unit Head as a full fledge responsibility of the unit’s profitability. Mr. Ravi Devale is a strategic Thinker& knows the best manufacturing practices, operations management, Technology Transfer & above all is the best-known guide on Composites in India. As a part of Mahindra group, he has travelled extensively in Germany, UK, France, Switzerland, Nederland & China apart from the entire Indian continent. Mr. Ravi Devale participated in many National & International Conferences on Composites as an Expert Speaker & moderator of discussions. He has worked as a Leader of a no. of Consulting assignments done by V3C3E3 since 2013 till date.

Mr. Vishwas Paranjpe

Mr. Vishwas is an Industrial Electronics Engineer, PGD in advance system analysis and software, has over 45 years of experience in IT spanning Technology and Commercial Applications - Projects and Products in multiple domains. Rising through ranks in IT, he worked with large organizations like IBM, CMC Ltd as well as smaller niche players like SRA, Kale, Disha Technologies in delivery and operations management as well as with NSE, for one of the world's large stock exchange, in setting up CoE and Business Assurance Div.His experience includes software development & implementation, independent testing for medium to very large systems, design, development and implementation projects in BFSI, Pharma and Healthcare, Transportation and Defence – Labs &Production units.  In addition, he has designed and developed embedded, SCADA and complex algorithmic control systems for number of application areas in Power Distribution Utilities, Oil & Petrochemicals and Railways. He has special interest in helping companies grow, in their strategic planning and managementdeveloping and implementing lean and effective processes in organizations. He also maintains a special interest insoftware product development and software test automation from a business standpoint. His areas of Specialization:
  • Software Products & Application Development for a variety of Industry verticals
  • Project management / Program Management
  • Quality Management / IV&V / Test Automation
  • Operations Management
  • Product Development (Concept to Delivery)

MR. Sunil Godse

Sunil Godse is an experienced HR Professional with exposure to Manufacturing, Mining Companies and BFSI. He has done his graduation in Commerce and Masters in Personnel Management from University of Pune. As a HR professional, his major contributions are in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Performance Management Systems, Talent Management and Talent Retention initiatives, Succession Planning, Compensations & Benefits and allied Organizational Development interventions. Having worked in Indian & Multinational Corporates for more than 30 years in the gamut of Human Resources, he is well versed with the core functionalities of the HR and instrumental in setting up the HR Shared Services at national and international level.  and contributing to the field of education by actively participating as Member of Board of Studies for Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce. As a trained assessor, he is involved into the personality assessments and competencies developments. He has conducted training programs on soft skills and is a certified as a trainer by Dale Carnegie. He has been felicitated as TOP HR Leader in Pune in  2017. Sunil, is a Career Guide and Trained Executive Coach,helping Gen Z for career decisions and providing support to professionals through his coaching skills.

MR. Vilas Kelshikar

Mr. Vilas Kelshikar is a senior management professional with more than 41 years of International experience. As a self-motivated and result-oriented professional, Vilas has a rich experience with reputed organizations in Gulf (25 years), Africa (8 years) and India (8 years), in diverse product-lines & services including Real Estate & Construction, FMCGs, Gifts & Novelties, Supermarket, Building materials, Electricals Equipment & other products such as Tools, Furniture, Domestic appliances, Training, Computers & Communications.
  • MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, (IIMA)
  • Experience Highlights: Multi-Sector / Product-lines, Multi-Functional, Multi-Locations / Multi-Cultural experience
  • Professional Positions Held: Include, General Manager, Senior Vice-President, Senior Divisional Manager (Profit Center Head), Ex. Asst to Joint MD, Financial Controller, Senior / Projects analyst)
  • He has hands-on Experience in:
    • All aspects of business including Strategic thinking, Sales & marketing, Purchase, Production, Inventory control, MIS, Collection, Accts/finance, Admin, HRD etc.
    • Business Turn-around, New Projects / Products / Markets, Foreign Collaborations, New Agencies, International Sourcing,
    • Consolidations, Restructuring, Training, Crisis management, Change Management, Systems
    • Preparation of Plans / Budgets, Implementation, Performance Reviews
    • Working at both Corporate Office and SBU
Vilas is currently Managing Director and Partner in a leading Company in Oman. He brings in excellent international experience in the V3C3E3 team.    

Mr.Rajendra Sidhaye

Rajendra has 38+ years of rich industry experience,including domain experience in IT products, services and networking as well as Quality frameworks like ISO 9001 and CMMI Level 5. Rajendra has developed and lead teams to manage international clientele. Rajendra is gold medallist from College of Engineering Pune and M. Tech. from IIT Mumbai. He worked with ORG Systems andDatapro Electronics to develop products and solutions for Indian Airlines, Shipping Corporation, BSF and many corporate companies with multi-locational networks.Rajendra was Head-Technology at Global Electronic Commerce to design and deploy public Internet and VPN services for global companies such as GE. Rajendra lead team atSelecticato provide technical services to global clientele. As Director-Technical, Rajendra lead team at Comsoft Infotech to deliver business solutionssuch as ERP and Travel portals. In 2012 Rajendra set up his consulting firm ‘Effectiveness Plus Plus’ to provide consulting, training and mentoring services to help enrich team effectiveness and help small entrepreneurs establish strong foundation for their business. Rajendra is a member of executive team of V3C3E3 and has made excellent contributions to consulting projects aimed at enriching productivity, profitability and team performance management for clients.

Mr. Ajit Chaphalkar

Mr. Ajit Chaphalkar, has been a Gold medalist while completing Diploma in Engineering graduated in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering Pune. He is a Certified Manufacturing Technologist ( C. MFG. T ) from Society of Manufacturing Engineering USA and a reputed alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad with an intensive General Management program. His experience includes hands on management in the leading manufacturing organizations in various multinational companies in India, USA and Europe. He has been associated at professional and Board level with several companies of repute such as ARENCO (Alfa Laval Group), Mahindra Spicer,AVANTI Mining Tools,ONWRD Technologies, PRAJ Industries,EQUINOX Software Services,BIO-ANALYTICAL Technologies,DESIGNTECH Systems,ELECTRONICA MECHATRONICS, He has successfully developed strategic alliances and partnerships.Hehas developed a model to offer ‘ Software Solutions through Integration Approach ‘ He has received several awards such as National Award for Entrepreneurship at the hands of President of India, and other several professional recognitions from collaborator and business partners from USA, Canada, Netherlands, UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan and other South East Asian countries. He actively participates in Sports and Cultural activities, assists programs for entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship development and is a trustee to a social organization called ‘Vanchit Vikas’

Mr. Sitaram Shrotri

Mr. Shrotri is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from COEP and Master of Management Science from Pune University. He has overall 41 years of rich experience in Manufacturing industry and had distinguished career with leading organizations like Kirloskar Pneumatics Ltd, KSB Pumps Ltd, Ruston and Hornsby (Presently Greaves Ltd.), Thermax and lastly EagleBurgmann India, where he was Vice President Materials. He has been a part of steering committee working for ISO 9000 and ISO 14000/OHSAS 18000 certifications during his career. Mr. Shrotri has expertise in the area of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, International Trade & ERP and has been exposed to best management practices in West Germany and Japan. Mr. Shrotri is distinguished member of Indian institute of Materials Management ( IIMM ) and was chairman of Pune branch of IIMM during 1997-99. He was also a visiting faculty to management institutes like PUMBA, IMDR, Symbiosis, Sinhgadh institute of management, Allana Institute of Management… for over 10 years. Mr. Shrotri has conducted Management Training Programmes across India and abroad. He has also carried out several consultancy assignments in MSME sector to improve business operations for better top line and bottom line.

Mr. Dileep Khele

Dileep Khele is a Mechanical Engineer with overall experience of 48 years. He has versatile experience in many aspects of manufacturing organization covering General Management with specialization in Operations & Production Management, Materials Management / Supply Chain Management & Logistics Management ,Procurement Management of Large Engineering Projects ,Consultancy for SME Units, ERP Systems – Concept to implementation, TQM and ISO implementation. During the last 15 years he has been providing management consulting and advisory services to many SME organizations. He started his career with SKF India Ltd. Pune and thereafter worked with organizations including Metal Box (Kharagpur), Kinetic Engineering (Ahmednagar) and Thermax Ltd (Pune) at senior positions. Dileep has taken part inactivities of Pune Management Association, PMI Pune Deccan India Chapter and Computer Society of India. In the last 20 years Dileep has acquired lot of experience in ‘Effective Implementation of ERP systems for SME units’. He has hands on experience in handling such ERP projects, right from the Concept Stage to Implementation stage for a variety of organizations.

Mr. Dhananjay Renavikar

Mr. Dhananjay Renavikar, a retired Chief Manager (Recovery) of Public Sector Bank has rich experience in Banking operations for a period of four decades (1972-2012) in various capacities.His educational qualifications are M.Com, LL.B & CAIIB. Mr. Dhananjay has expertise in the following segments 1- Risk Management 2- Domestic & Forex Treasury Operations especially in Risk Mitigation Factors involved therein 3- Industrial/MSME/Trade Finance 4- Credit Monitoring Management 5- NPA Recovery Management 6- Restructuring of the stressed accounts of the Borrowers thereby benefitting Lenders and Borrowers. 7- Branch Operations 8- Completed a course on “Essentials of Supply Chain Management” 9- Delivers lectures on Principles of Financial Management Post retirement Mr. Dhananjay is into Financial Management Consultancy& has independently assisted Business Entrepreneurs in various fields by way of instilling confidence in them with requisite financial discipline and raising adequate finance from F/Is, Banks, NBFCs for their genuine needs so as to ensuring progress in a sustainable manner. On joining V3C3E3 Consultancy Pvt Ltd, Pune as Principal Consultant Mr. Dhananjay is associated in consultingProjects by way of preparation of the financials/projections as per the merits and genuine needs of the clients and arranging the financial assistance.

Dr. Omkar Gurjar

Dr.Omkar Gurjar is a graduate in Chemistry ,post-graduate in Computer Management from Department of Management Science, University of Pune. He has 24 years of experience, in IT industry in delivering software projects in Business Intelligence, Data Analytics andData warehouseproject , customised application development andholding P&L responsibilities for the project. He hasworked with various global players which include IBM, Satyam, Tech Mahindra, Silverline Technologies etc.  He has worked on various domains which includes primarily Telecom, Finance and Travel &Tourism. He has worked with customers across US, UK, Middle east, china, Australia and India. Project Management Institute (PMI), USA certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Omkar has been awarded PhD in topic related to e-commerce.  He has been a visiting faculty to MITWPU for subject of Project Management He possesses excellent strategic thinking, planning and executing projects and directing and handling multicultural teams as his main strengths of leadership qualities. He has been on board of PMI Pune Deccan India chapter in capacity of VP Marketing and Communications, VP Admin, VP Programs, VP Development over the period of more than 14 years with chapter. The main areas of expertise include
  1. Project management & Program Management
  2. Strategic thinking / planning / executing
  3. Business Data Analytics
  4. Information Technology
 

Dr. Purushottam Kale

Mr. Purushottam W Kale is an economist with PhD in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics Pune in 1971. He has around 50 years of rich experience in banking as well as industry. He has got a distinguished career in Bank of Maharashtra being General manager ( Credit )  , being on the Board of Directors for Thermax and with other industries.He has served as a visiting faculty member at NIBM, NIA, Gokhale Institute, RBI etc. He has expertise in the areas such as Financial Analysis, Risk Management, Banking and specifically intoStrategic Planning, Technology Alliances & Joint Ventures, Business Development (New Companies + New Units), Human Resource Management & OD, IT Management + SW Product Development (Concept to Delivery for banking Sector), ERP Implementations   He  possesses significant individual skills in the areas of Entrepreneurial Approach &Thinking,Financial Engineering and Financial Management / Controls, Business Planning for existing organizations,Leadership Training and mentoring.   He is a Member of Rotary Club of Pune West , Founder member of Pune International Centre, and is a Sports enthusiast . He is a member of International Institute Of Bankers and has attended summer school in Australia & Atlanta USA.  

Mr. Prashant Bendre

Mr. Prashant Bendre is a Mechanical Engineerfrom COEP and M.B.A. from University of Pune wherein he topped in Materials & Supply Chain Management. Hehas overall 43years of richexperience. Mr. Bendre has held several key positions such G.M. & Divisional Manager in Operations, Project & Construction Management in different multinational and successful Indian companies like S.K.F Bearings, Thermax, Finolex Cables.Mr.Bendre received intensive training in “Quality Management” at Osaka, Japan. Mr. Bendre had beenhonorary Chairman of Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)Pune Branch and  also the National Vice-President of Institute with Institute’s prestigious "Distinguished Membership'' award.   Mr.Bendre is a Chartered Engineer from the Institute of Engineers, Member of the Management Council of Indian Society for Training &Development (ISTD) Pune & Member of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (MCCIA) .   Mr. Bendre has conducted over 500 programs in different topics related with SCM & Logistics and a lecturer at various Post-Graduate Institutions like Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Co-operative Management (VAMNICOM), Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT), IIMM, Yeshwantrao Chavan Institute of Development Administration (YASHDA),Vishwakarma Institute of Management (VIM), Symbiosis Skill& Open University (SSOU) etc.   Mr. Bendre is an accredited Assessor for ‘Warehouse Excellence’ .

Mr. Rajendra Argade

Mr. Rajendra Argadea Mechanical Engineer, a gold medallist from COEP and having done his  I.C.W.A., has overall 40 years of richexperience, in manufacturing industry as Operations/Manufacturing head as well as Profit centre head holding P&L responsibilities. He has a distinguished career with leading organizations like Alfa Laval India, Parker Hannifin India&TAL Manufacturing Solutions a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors. As a management consultant, he has been a part of steering committee deAsra Foundation for 5 years before joining V3C3E3 Consultant Pvt Ltd. Rajendra has expertise in the areas of Managing Profit Centre/Cost Centre, Professional Management Practices, Operations/Manufacturing Management, Technology Transfer, Supply chain management, Business Process Management, Quality Systems Management and Turning around of business areas. He has been exposed to “best management practices” in various countries in Scandinavia, Europe and Japan.He has to his credit acquiring ISO 9000 and ISO 14000/OHSAS 18000 certifications during his career. He possesses excellent strategic thinking, has excellent ability in articulating vision, setting goals and directing and motivating subordinates as his main strengths of leadership qualities. Rajendra has been specially trained in Massachusetts Institute of Technology(USA) on “International Management of Technology” organized jointly by Harvard School of Business Management and MIT.

Mr. Sudhanshu Panse

Sudhanshu Panse has worked in Automotive Project Management, New Product Development, Business Excellence, Resource Management, Capability Development, Business process management, Business Strategy formulation and implementation. He has 30 + years of professional experience. He has worked with Automotive OEMS, Automotive Tier 1 industries, Engineering centres, Engine manufacturers and component manufacturers. He has worked with clients from US, Europe and Asian countries. He received his training in TATA Business Excellence model, Leadership and Management skills from reputed institutes. He has to his credit acquiring ISO 27001, Information Security standard certification. Sudhanshu is an Electrical Engineer from College of Engineering Pune. He did his Master of Management Science (MMS) from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune. Sudhanshu is an alumni student of Jnana Prabodhini Pune and a member of Mensa International. Sudhanshu did his ‘Project Management Professional ‘(PMP) of Project Management Institute USA. Sudhanshu has worked with various corporate houses like TATA, Kirloskar, Crompton Greaves, KPIT and Magna International. He demonstrates drive for Project Management, Business Excellence, Resource Management, Leadership capabilities, and adaptable behaviour. Sudhanshu has received Leadership training in Johnson Controls Leadership Institute US & China and Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies.

Mr. Vasant Bendarkar

Mr. Vasant Prabhakar Bendarkar a Mechanical Engineer, from Sardar Patel College of Engineering Andheri Mumbai,has overall 35 years of richexperience, in manufacturing industry as Operations/Manufacturing head. He has a distinguished career with leading organizations like Mahindra and Mahindra Tractor Division, Kandiwali Mumbai, India, Kinetic Engineering LTD and Mahindra and Mahindra two wheeler division in R and D as motor cycle project leader. He has been working in automobile manufacturing, engineering, and handling scooter and motor cycle projects before joining V3C3E3 Consultant Pvt Ltd. Vasant P Bendarkar has expertise in the areas of manufacturing of Auto components tractor and two wheelers, process planning and tool engineering for automobile components .He has established green field project for manufacturing kinetic two wheelers at Koregaon Bhīma and was Managing Operations/Manufacturing of the plant. He possesses excellent leader ship skill and has excellent ability to adopt new technology, established value engineering and cost reduction processes in manufacturing and operations of the tractor and two wheeler components. Vasant P Bendarkar has been specially trained in Murratta Warenner Swassey Japan for programming and operation of Fanuc controllers for CNC machines. He has successfully completed programmes on value engineering, tool design, project management. He has also work on development of Electric vehicle components for scooter and three wheeler from China.

Mr. Vijay Ghate

MR. Vijay Ghate is a senior Management and Technology professional with 45 years+ industrial experience in senior technology management positions with reputed multinational organizations. As a Consultant in Technology and Innovations Management,he focusses on building capabilities in R&D, Product Development, and Intellectual Property. Mr. Ghateconceptualized and created multidisciplinary R&D teams, consisting of Scientists, Engineers, and Software professionals, delivering solutions addressing the confluence technologies in areas such as “Information and Communication Technology” and “Biotechnology”.   He strategically and tactically managed and coached agile development teams collaborating over multiple time zones,developing end to end solutions. in Analytical Instrumentation, High Content Screening, Image Processing, and Embedded Systems.   Mr. Ghate holds bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from C.O.E.P, the University of Pune and is a recipient of a Gold Medal for securing first rank among students in all branches of engineering. He also holds a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the Philips International Institute in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.   He is active contributor in collaboration between Industry and Educational Institutions. He was a member of the Board of Governors of Shri Guru Govind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technologies, Nanded, has worked on Board of Studies of University of Pune in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Industrial Advisory Boards of several reputed institutions including V.I.T. and C.O.E.P.