India's Digital Transformation Future In This Tech-Ade | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Ramkumar Narayanan, VP - Technology & Managing Director,  VMware

    Ramkumar Narayanan, VP - Technology & Managing Director, VMware

  • Though the pandemic caused an immediate depressurization in the global business realm, it soon became a tailwind to the already flaring digitalization trends. India, savoring a lead role in this tech-ade, has embraced the digital revolution with both hands and become one of the most important trends in India over the past few years. The ‘Digital India’ program, combined with a tech-savvy approach, has brought significant improvements in technology infrastructure across the country’s business landscape. While we look forward to a fantastic future, Ramkumar Narayanan, VP-Technology and Managing Director, VMware, who is also a NASSCOM Executive Council member and NASSCOM Product Council Chairperson, walks us through the emerging trends in the digital transformation industry. A global leader focusing on data-driven, digital product innovation spanning consumer and enterprise markets, Ramkumar brings an unparalleled experience in product development, management & marketing, having led both new market entries and turnaround of existing business areas. He has been an advisor to large and small enterprises in digital transformation, product strategy, and product marketing.

  • India's Digital Transformation Future In This Tech-Ade
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    Quality is the magic formula for success of any business. For businesses of huge capital investment quality tests and ensuring their product is defect less is inevitable. Any fault in the quality determination could affect business adversely. Hence all major organizations have a quality Assurance team and it is their duty to check for the quality of all products.

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    •Evaluates production operations from a strategic level to ensure that products meet quality, integrity, functionality, and other specifications and requirements.
    •Collaborates with management and senior staff across production departments and roles to draft acceptable quality standards.
    •Develops and implements quality standard testing and evaluation processes.
    •Facilitates communication among production divisions and management.
    •Assesses test results and approves recommended changes.
    •Reviews quality control documentation such as checklists, logs, and reports for effectiveness, accuracy, and relevance.
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    •Periodically reports status of quality control and operations to executive leadership and, when required, regulatory agencies.
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Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Crompton Himanshu Sharma, Quality Head Crompton Experienced engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry
SMS Pharmaceutical Kiran Kota , Quality Head SMS Pharmaceutical An award-winning seasoned professional with 23 years of experience in delivering leadership and establishing of quality standards in Pharma Quality function
Heka Medicals India Pavithra Kumar B,Quality Head Heka Medicals India Aspiring to be a game changer in the Indian medical devices market by focusing on innovation and quality
Cikautxo India Pravin Khuperkar, Quality Head Cikautxo India Over 15 years of a professional career in the Automotive Industry, he is currently working as Quality Head at the firm
Haleon Rajesh Sharma, Quality Head Haleon Holds 29 years of expeience in Leading & Managing Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement & Supply Chain, developing & institutionalising leading edge practices
Sun Pharma Ravindra Mehta, Quality Head Sun Pharma Brings with him 30+ years of working experience in Quality Assurance of Pharmaceutical manufacturing
Creambell Saurabh Saxena, National Quality Head Creambell A seasoned food technologist offering 20 years of insightful experience in Quality Assurance, skilled in food safety, management systems, Sensory Evaluation and more
Polycab India Surendra Chaukse, Quality Head Polycab India An engineer with extensive experience 24 years of experience in cables and wires industry
Ghodawat Consumer Thippeswamy Papareddy, Quality Head Ghodawat Consumer A life science post-graduate specializing in Biotechnology with over 26 years of experience in Quality assurance, Food Safety & Statutory Compliance
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