Speakers

Deepak Garg

Director - Cloud Solutions at MediaAgility Inc

Deepak Garg is the Director, Digital Innovation at MediaAgility. His expertise lies in harnessing the power of the location technologies to create state of the art, scalable, highly responsive, location-aware applications for various industries including but not limited to supply chain and logistics.

Deepak's idea of innovation is strongly driven by using technology to solve real world problems, bringing in efficiency and optimization. Prior to MediaAgility, he was a Technical Director at Mindtree, where he worked with startups in the B2C Internet Business space. He has experience of working in multiple roles which include Business and Technology consultant, Product Owner, Architect, Pre-sales owner.

Mayur Vamanan

Director Consulting, Chainalytics

Mayur is Director of Consulting in Chainalytics' Bangalore office. He heads Business Development for Chainalytics in India and also leads delivery within the Supply Chain Design and Sales & Operations Planning practices.

Prior to joining Chainalytics, Mayur worked for Infor, a global supply chain software company, based in their Dallas TX office. During his time at Infor, Mayur specialized in advanced planning and scheduling software implementations for process manufacturing clients.

Mayur holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering from the Guindy College of Engineering (Anna University, India) and a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mayur was posthumously inducted into the Omega Rho Honor Society for his Masters' thesis: "Heuristic for Optimal Order Fulfillment in an (s,S) Inventory System with Stochastic Customer Demand".

Sandeep Chatterjee

Director, KPMG

Sandeep is an Associate Director with the Advisory practice and has been working with KPMG India since January 2014. Sandeep has an experience of 15 years in Supply Chain Management, , Emerging Countries enablement, Business Process Reengineering, ERP Implementation, Corporate Strategy, Sustenance, Supply Chain Network Optimization, ERP Footprint Review.

Sandeep's key strengths are in the areas of supply chain management, business process reengineering, emerging countries enablement, network optimization, ERP reviews especially in Oracle including modules of manufacturing, distribution, value chain planning, SOX application controls advisory and IT general controls audits. He holds an MBA from IIM Kozhikode and a B.E. from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur.

Abhishek Prakash Rao

Head Supply Chain & E Commerece Delivery, Godrej Natures Basket

APR as he is fondly called in the industry was addressed as the Youngest CEO Globally under 30 at a Conference of Supply Chain Asia in 2008, to Strategize, Build and Operate a Supply Chain Management & Solutions Business for a Conglomerate in India and a Moving business in Asia.
Having started his journey of work experience at an age when most of us are still coming to terms with teenage anxiety or what to study 3~4 years from now - engineering, armed forces, civil services, medicine, creative arts ??, he worked as a Salesman, Marketing Assistant, Voice Jockey and Advertising Assistant until he stumbled upon a million dollar pedestal, gaining experience at the Worlds Most Admired Company for decades, General Electric. At GE, he worked towards the end of his stint as a Profit Center Head (looking after Order Procurement Sales Inventory and Compliance) for a USD 2.5 million BU and his first know-how with Lean and Six Sigma. He later moved on to work for Exel Plc (The No 1 Contract Logistics & Supply Chain Co in the World) and steered the India ship towards its first Automotive Inplant Project Implementation, USD 20 million worth EUB Customs Project, further on DHL as National Program Manager- Technology, Business Head for a Startup, Nominated CEO in the 2nd year by the Board, Nominated CEO Asia in the 3rd year by the Board. He later joined GATI to give it a lot of firsts, such as, first ever 3 times growth in the Supply Chain Management and Solutions Engineering Business, first ever Hospitality Supply Chain Solutions Design victory, first ever YOY Operating Margin above 27 % in the FMCG sector.
Godrej Nature's Basket an Initiative of Godrej Industries Limited is his current work home, where he leads e Delivery, Logistics, Customer Delight and Collections for the Business.

Haresh Kumar Panjavani

Managing Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Haresh is management consulting professional with specific focus on supply chain transformation. He has more than 11 years of work experience in designing and implementing projects in the areas of performance measurement, revenue enhancement, customer experience, cost optimization and process re-engineering. He has worked on engagements largely in logistics, eCommerce, consumer goods and manufacturing sectors in India and abroad. Haresh has done MBA in Finance and Masters in Logistics Management from Rotterdam Business School.

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Manish Panchal

Practice Head – Chemical, Life Sciences, Energy, Logistics & Supply Chain Management Practiceat TATA Strategic Management Group

Panchalholds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry (Drugs & Dyes) from Mumbai University, and has completed his Masters in Management from Asian Institute of Management (AIM),Manila, Philippines. Panchalhas over 23years of professional experience. He has worked withleadingtransnationalcompanies such as Abbott Laboratories, Johnson & Johnson Medical, B.Braun, and Tamasek Jt. holding Pharmaceutical CompanyInvida. At Invida, he was Director Business Development. Panchalhas full business cycle work experience, which includes planning and executing corporate strategy, business and operational process improvement and managingIndependentP&L. H is areas of specialization includeFormulation ofEntry and Growth Strategy, Business Performance Improvement, Supply chain Management, Operation Excellence,Sustainabi lity benchmarks and Strategic Innovation. Panchal has extensive experience and understanding of Supply Chain Management Panchal has authored and published over 50 articles and thoughts notes in various main line newspapers and industry journals