Vish - Business & IT Consultant


Vishwanath is an MBA fromIIM Ahmedabad with 8 plus years in Business Analysis, IT Business Alignment & Technology consulting. 


Currently as a consultant he has worked in building the resource management framework using PCMM for a large MNC client for their ITO business.


Previously, as senior management @ Techvoyant, a specialty IT consultancy firm ( he was the founding architect for building a unique multi-media distribution software for Digital Signage Network, with the capability to sense & response. The system was built through a 70 member team in using web 2.0, SOA based Rich internet application service. He led design from conceptualizing the busines, to development the systems. Introducing new features, detailed design, vendor & product development & validation & performance testing of the software. The project fetched a funding of USD 1.5 Mn funding. His other responsibilities included Business planning, Projects delivery, IT Design, ITIL consulting, IT performance Analytics, & Training, handled medium sized teams & large customers.


He has worked in Pharmaceuticals industry, with Dr Reddy’s Labs as Senior Manager for IT business analysis. During this stint he delivered solutions including mobile Field Force solutions (a first of its kind in Pharma in India), Project management for an enterprise scale 6Sigma process improvement program for NPD. He has worked directly on 21 CFR part 11, generics business planning, CTMS, LIMS & Patent Search optimization systems. He also brings real experience in 6Sigma & SAP extensions.


His knowledge of finance & his skills in EXCEL-VBA, & database toolslike SQL, PG, Pentaho has seen him involved in business strategy, planning & reporting. He has developed Business forecasting models for Pharma US Generics (based on Mckinsey model @ DRL), business framework (for the current DSN project). He also brings expertise in Visio & Power-Point & models for strategy & planning. He is a keen

follower of Open Source software in the enterprise, especially SME-IT space. The current DSN project also builds extensively on OSS & LAM(P)P elements like PHP, Apache, PostGres, ffmpeg, perl, python, pentaho etc…


His interest in Infrastructure performance analysis & statistics has seen him direct performance analysis of software & It infrastructure using tools like OpenView TA, OpenView IS, OpenSTA, SQL-Trace, syslogs, & DOE methods like Latin Squares, Onion Ring approach etc..

Working in IT Infrastructure consulting, he has consulted clients on ITIL adoption; & resource management and augmentation.


He is a Six Sigma black belt & certified in ITIL. He is a keen student of TRIZ. He is also actively involved in building a service framework for shared business processes based on ITIL. Also bring 5 years of experience in Project Management on frameworks like PMI. He has participated as visiting faculty & speaker @ IIIT–B on subjects like software & IT Infrastructure performance optimization.