• Simpsy Teckchandani,   CEO, India-Aviation Consulting & Support

    Simpsy Teckchandani, CEO, India-Aviation Consulting & Support

  • Consultation in the Aviation industry was never considered until the industry allowed private participation in the operation of the airports. After the privatization of airports, the service provided by the private players was well received by the passengers, and the growth of number of passengers got doubled. India Aviation Consulting & Support cashed on this opportunity in the year 2006 to provide the required support and advisory to the aviation industry. Founded by Kishu Teckchandani and currently led by Simpsy Teckchandani, CEO, the firm’s vision is to be the most trusted professional service provider in the aviation sector. Simpsy Teckchandani completed her graduation from Delhi University and did her MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago. She started her career as a Senior Associate and went on to work with major MNCs in various leadership roles such as Morgan Stanley, Huron Consulting Group, Mesirow Financial, and PWC. Her knowledge and working experience of over two decades helped her become a well-rounded professional with working knowledge of the entire business ecosystem.

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    AI Transforming A&D
    Today AI has taken every industry by storm and Aerospace & Defense (A&D) is not an exception. The use of artificial intelligence in aerospace and defense is rapidly gaining round as it drives innovations both in manufacturing and on the battlefield. Being coupled with other technological advancements AI has widely improved sustainability, digitized legacy systems, and automated processes around the aerospace industry. Further, blockchain integrates security and transparency across operations. These technologies not only allow A&D organizations to transform their manufacturing processes, but also boosts safety, optimize customer service, system management, and, of course, transform military operations. Moreover, AI is used in the defense sector for training the military, creating advanced weapons, surveillance purposes, and leverages artificial intelligence for air traffic management, manufacturing, training pilots, and fuel consumption optimization.

    Agile CEOs Bridging the Gaps in A&D
    The Aerospace and Defense (A&D) market in India is growing exponentially and estimated to reach around $70 billion by 2030 as the momentum is expected to further pick up with improving infrastructure. This magnificent growth attributes not only to the wide spreading technological innovation and technology leveraging firms or consultants but also to the agile CEOs of these firms who are efficiently driving the growth for these firms. Indeed, when it comes to evolution in any business, market dynamics, customer demand, and changing technologies these highest C-suite leaders are dynamically spearheading the companies today, and have proved their dexterity not only in A&D but also in the rest industries. Elected by a board of directors CEOs are highly responsible for managing the company's overall operations and they proficiently indulge in delegating and directing agendas, driving profitability, managing company organizational structure and strategy.

    CEO Insights magazine in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CEOs in Aerospace & Defense - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top 10 CEOs in Aerospace & Defense - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Adani Group Ashish Rajvanshi, CEO - Adani Defence & Aerospace Adani Group A passionate leader to setup an ecosystem of indigenous capabilities in defence and aerospace within the country, nurture the startups and MSMEs through inclusive growth
VCAN Aerospace Chakaravarthy (AV) Ashok, CEO VCAN Aerospace An HR professional and aviation expert with expertise in aerospace and business development with 17 years of experience
Skyvenger Aviation Krishna Shrivatsa, Co-Founder, CEO & Director Skyvenger Aviation A passionate leader inspired towards aviation and desire to assist the Indian defense force with his cutting-edge drone technology
A.M.Designs Manish Jasani, CEO A.M.Designs An accomplished director with domestic and international experience in various operations hold first hand experience in intelligent manufacturing, product development, quality systems and flexibility with technological advancements
Rossell Techsys Prabhat Kumar Bhagvandas, CEO Rossell Techsys An industrial leader with over 40 years of working experience where he held various leadership positions in diverse industries
Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council Rachit Bhatnagar, CEO Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council An aviation & aerospace professional with 27 years of domain experience in production planning, manufacturing, MRO & skill development
Air Aspire Rajat Bhardwaj, CEO Air Aspire An aviation professional working towards further enhancement of aviation opportunities worldwide with the long-term goal of hasslefree air travel connectivity
India Aviation Consulting & Support Simpsy Teckchandani, CEO India Aviation Consulting & Support An entrepreneur in the aviation industry striving to bring a change in society and he has over 20 years of work experience in various industries
Aadyah Aerospace Sunderarajan Varadan, CEO Aadyah Aerospace An industry expert specialised in heading various project teams to co-ordinate requirements of diverse stakeholders to develop industry in the field of space and defence
Tsalla Aerospace Vinayak Tsalla,Founder & CEO Tsalla Aerospace An experienced designer with a demonstrated history of working in the aerospace industry skilled in mathematical modeling, prototype and testing

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