Our solution approach is aligned to core areas of the asset value chain, helping organizations accelerate time to market and increase cost savings. Our solution categories cater to the unique needs of connected users, connected products, connected infrastructure, and connected operations that we are calling FAST – Force, Asset, Site, and Transform.
Aligning IoT solutions with the real-time flow of user information to offer new types of services based on innovative revenue models.
Our strategic partnerships with key players across IoT platforms, IoT devices, connectivity, and advanced analytics help jointly develop enterprise IoT solutions to address our customers’ business challenges.
Sukamal Banerjee, the Global Head of IoT WoRKSTM, leads the P&L and customer satisfaction across all vertical markets. A multi-disciplinary business leader, Sukamal has been instrumental in establishing HCL’s market leadership in Engineering Services business. Credited for many firsts in HCL from creating HCL’s top accounts to large-scale partnership agreements, the global head leads efforts to improve the client experience by re-engineering the BU growth strategy. A frequent speaker at industry & technology forums, he has also authored various thought leading articles in over two decades of his distinguished career.
Sukant Acharya runs the IoT WoRKSTM business for HCL. This includes the charter of extending HCL’s thought leadership in IoT-led digital transformation, creating and nurturing the market space, establishing and driving the overall BU growth strategy, building the GTM plan with the alliance and partner ecosystems, launching products and solutions, and managing BU P&L across all verticals globally. With over two decades of experience in management consulting, outsourcing, and several core industry verticals, Sukant brings a 360-degree perspective to help global organizations navigate and lead the digital wave.
Sridhar Negamanthan, the CoE & Partnership Head at IoT WoRKSTM, is a high-performing and high energy individual (is a one man army, raising excellence benchmark with every deliverable). He excels at creating new business practices and leading professional services engagements through innovative design thinking and strategy. Sridhar’s primary focus rests on customers in the oil and gas, mining, chemicals and utility industry, and in his 28 years of leadership, he has inspired quite a few lives.
Siva Kotthapalli heads IoT led Transformational Journeys across customer organizations. Siva brings in over two decades of experience in building Engineering / R&D organizations, Technology Innovation Centres in Information and Communication Technologies domain; with deep expertise in Global Delivery, Product Life Cycle Management and Market Development for IoT-led and other emerging technology solutions. Siva is a member of various industry bodies and is a prolific speaker at technology forums.
Ashish Guttedar is a global business leader with almost 20 years of experience in delivering value across multiple high-technology industries. An industry thought leader, his areas of expertise lie in conceptualizing business strategy and architecting solution propositions in context to business pain points and challenges identified. He is passionate about bringing innovations to market and has a proven track record of shepherding innovative products from concept to launch across verticals (Automotive, Lighting, Industrial Manufacturing) and Geographies (US, EU, & China).
Shane leads business development for HnC and Telco verticals in NORAM. He is instrumental in developing strategies that deeply impact organization level processes and business transformation. His deep insights and interpersonal skills have helped him develop services for clients that have brought change and produced results for over 20 years.
Ralf is a business leader who brings valuable insights to multiple industries, most importantly, enabling Business Model Transformation particularly for manufacturing organizations to leverage digital technologies and strategies and drive sustainable future growth. In addition, Ralf is a part time lecturer at the Northern Institute of Technology Management (NIT) in Hamburg, Germany on the topic of Digital Transformation.
AVP & BD Head, E&U NORAM
Samrat Bera, Head of Business Development, IoT WoRKSTM brings in 25+ years of domain IT experience spread across systems integration, outsourcing, consulting, sales, transformational deals, alliances and M&As. Based out of Houston, Texas – he has worked with several Multinational SIs, driving multiple successful transformation deals in Applications, Infrastructure, and Security with both Client IT and Business stakeholders across the Americas – prior to joining HCL. With 17 years in the O&G sector and 8 years in Telecom – Samrat is now focusing on building customer value and nurturing client relationships as he charts the IoT WoRKSTM growth story in the E&U, O&G, A&D, T&T and RCPG markets in North America.
VP & CoE Head, Manufacturing
Justin Beltramo is known to disrupt traditional thinking, especially in Manufacturing vertical. He leads both local and global transformations by shaping IoT strategy and solutions. A strategist and an inspirational leader with more than 20 years of experience, Justin designs and implements transformation stories with ease.
Rohit Ahlawat leads business development for MFG,LSH, RCPG and emerging verticals in North America. He brings with him a rich experience of business development, program management & global delivery of IT consulting & software services. He incessantly drives collaborative business growth in the new IoT ecosystem opportunity. In his previous role as a head of the ERS product management team, his focus areas included ERS solutions in analytics, test, devices and platforms space. Rohit has more than 10 years of experience across sales, pre-sales, and product management.
Arifur Deepu is a seasoned healthcare, IoT & technology strategist and thought leader with 22+ years of experience. His areas of expertise are in management of complex, corporate, cross-divisional product development & operations along with defining IoT strategy for healthcare & pharmaceutical organisations, helping them achieve IoT-led business transformation.