Corporate – CIO – Mahindra & Mahindra
Bishwanath joined Mahindra & Mahindra in 2008 as Vice President IT & Knowledge Management of Automotive Sector and then took charge as Vice President IT & KM of Auto & Farm Equipment Sectors in 2010, before moving to the present role of CIO-Corporate (Senior Vice President) in 2013.
He is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, moved to the field of Information Technology after spending initial few years in setting up manufacturing facilities for one of the largest Automobile manufacturer in India. He has significantly contributed to the organizations he has worked for, by applying Innovative & State-of-the-art Technology solutions for making the business processes efficient by several notches and delivering values that made significant strategic advantage for the organization. Some of the key contributions were in the areas of Manufacturing Execution systems, Centralized Dealer Management solution, Leveraging Internet for business.
He is particularly interested in creating solutions by coupling IT into Business models, weaving technology into business processes and leveraging networking technologies and Internet, creating business applications to enable strategic differentiation for the organization. Motivation lies in creating Customer facing systems for superior experience and delighting customers with technological intervention.
He received the ‘Best IT Driven Innovation in Automotive Business’ award by NASSCOM in Feb 2013 for 8 innovative projects for Auto & Farm Equipment Sectors of Mahindra.
He is interested in Reading, Music, Sports and long drives.