“BizTek is proud of having these IT stalwarts on Advisory Board”
S R Balasubramanian
S R Balasubramanian or Bala as he is called, has been a leading information systems professional and is well known in the industry circles. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary and had held senior positions and as CIO with leading companies including Godfrey Phillips India, K K Birla Group, Hero Honda Motors, GKN Driveshafts Ltd, GHCL and A F Ferguson & CO – Management Consultants. He has experience spanning over three and a half decades. Many of his projects have been quoted as references by media, vendors and consultants. He has rich management experience and his strengths are in the areas of Business strategic planning, IT strategy, monitoring & execution, Project planning & monitoring, ERP implementation, Business Process improvement and change management. Bala is now an independent consultant and provides consulting services in the field of information technology management. He is advisor to a few organizations in the small & medium sector and an educational institution. He has been a regular speaker at various professional forums and is an avid writer on subjects related to IT management. He serves as visiting faculty for several management institutions in the Delhi NCR region. A pioneer of the Indian end user movement, he served as President of the Lotus Users Group and also has been the founder President of the IS Managers Forum in Delhi for over 12 years.
A K Rastogi
A K Rastogi is a senior and well respected Technocrat with about 4 decade of experience in Airline Industry and IT. An M.Tech from IIT Roorkee, Ashok was with Airlines for about 33 years and superannuated as Director (IT) of Indian Airlines. He was pioneer for implementing first in house Passenger Reservation System in India and was a lead committee member in IATA for Passenger Services System Distributed Architecture (PSSDA) and Vice Chairman of IATA-IMC (information Management Committee). Ashok has key expertise in System Migrations. He has been in various high level Committees of CBDT and CBEC for evaluation of Proposed solution, Hardware Infrastructure, Benchmarking of proposed hardware for present application, Disaster Management, Network Solution, Data Centre and System integration. He was principal consultant to Global Travel Solution for Passenger Services Solutions. Currently he is associated with an US Organization for Smart Phone based Health Monitoring System.
A man of varied interests, C.R. Narayanan (popularly known as CRN) is an Engineer (Electronics and Communication ) from NIT Trichy and a MBA in finance from FMS, Delhi University and likes to keep himself abreast of the latest technological advances. He is equipped with a rich experience spanning over three decades. He has worked at significant leadership positions in leading Global and Indian organizations.
He has worked on all aspects of IT services.His responsibilities have included implementation and administration of business applications, IT strategies and IT infrastructure involving hardware, software, communication devices,and connectivityand Data Center operations. During his tenure with Tulip Telecom he was part of the pre-sales function and project delivery where a lot of innovation and creativity have to be exercised.
His work has been well recognized and has been the recipient of many awards from various IT Media companies. He was the Jury member in selecting the upcoming CIO’s for many years.
During his spare time, Narayanan unwinds through reading, playing golf and listening to music. Now he is actively involved as a core trustee for a NGO called Road Safety and Emergency services . (RoSES – www.roadses.com)