Subhash Palkar

Subhash Palkar

Chief Patron CIO CHOICE

Subhash has over 40 years wealth of management experience in the ICT space, being an early adopter and having longest experience in ERP implementations especially with SAP R/3, he has coordinated in setting up of the India SAP User Group along with SAP India and the user community as Founder Board Member & former President, he has been a part of some of the most prominent MNCs and Indian Business Houses such as Wyman Gordon, Kwality Ice-Cream, BASF, Colour-Chem (Hoechst), Clariant and Indofil.

Currently, he is the Chief Patron at Centre of Recognition & Excellence for CIO CHOICE 2013 and also, an IT Management Consultant engaged in establishing IT Management related strategy, tasks and execution methodology.

Subhash is a Business Process Specialist with expertise in Advisory Services and Leading Cross Functional Business Teams. His core lies in identifying & managing the IT Roadmap and associated initiatives, ERP, Analytics & IT Project Management – SAP, Business Intelligence, ICT Infrastructure, Network, Data Centre etc.

In his career spanning over 4 decades, he has structured, implemented and streamlined various ICT business processes aligning them with the business and organizational goals. He has been instrumental in playing a key role in getting the Country India Version (CIN 1.0 – 1996) for Indian SAP Users in co-ordination with SAP AG, Germany.

He has participated in several National and International Professional Conferences as a Key Note Speaker, Panellist and has authored ICT papers. He has witnessed and participated in the ICT Ecosystem evolution since 1971 till date.

He is a Member of multiple Professional & Social Organisations – CIO Klub, CIO Association of India, INDUS (India Users of SAP), Institute of Psychological Health etc.

He has done a Three Tier Management Course from IIM Ahmadabad and holds a Bachelors in Commerce.