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Corporate Vice President – ERS Delivery (ECH, Hardware & VLSI)
Anup heads the delivery organization responsible for the ERS-ECH (Enterprise and Consumer Hitech), Hardware & VLSI customers spread across the various verticals such as Telecom & Networking, Consumer Electronics, Storage and Servers, Semiconductor, and Office Equipment.
Anup is currently the Governance Council Member, Delivery Transformation Board Member and CMMI Steering Committee Member of the Engineering and R&D Services line of business for HCL Technologies.
Between 2006 to 2013, Anup was a board member of the NECHCLST Limited, a joint venture company of NEC and HCL Technologies Limited, and he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of NECHCLST Limited. NECHCLST Limited was the first joint venture company in India in the product engineering space, between a Japanese major and an India IT company and was focused on providing hardware and software development services in high technology areas such as security, high performance computing, telecom, storage area for NEC and NEC’s customers.
Anup started his career in HCL in the Research and Development department in the year 1981 directly after completing his Master Degree from India’s premium engineering college, IIT Mumbai. For the first 15 years of his carrier with HCL, he has been responsible for the development of variety of computing products sold by HCL in the Indian market including the famous brands such as System II & IV, Work Horse I & II, Busy Bee, Horizon, Magnum, Meteor, Infiniti and Beanstalk. These products include low end, low cost, entry level products such as desktop computers and home computers to high-end, multiprocessor systems targeted for workstation and server market. For the last 20 years, he has been heading R&D services delivery organization, with customers spread across the globe in various industry segments. Although, his current focus is on ECH business which is predominantly focused on Telecom and Consumer Electronics domain, he has experience of managing all industry verticals of ERS.
Anup has driven the expansion of the ERS business in Japan, making HCL ERS the number 1 Engineering Services Provider from India in Japan. He is currently focused on building HCL’s global delivery foot print and near shore delivery capability by incubating and nurturing Global Delivery Centers in US, Europe, Mexico, Malaysia, China etc. Anup is an M Tech from IIT Bombay.