Sanjay is an Information Technology Leader with a well rounded multi-Industry experience of 19 years in all the key aspects of IT delivery across multiple geographies, right from on-ground operations and Project delivery to IT strategy formulation. He has delivery experience in various industries ranging from Insurance, Telecom and Consulting to Manufacturing and e-Governance. Presently working as
Sanjay is an Information Technology Leader with a well rounded multi-Industry experience of 19 years in all the key aspects of IT delivery across multiple geographies, right from on-ground operations and Project delivery to IT strategy formulation. He has delivery experience in various industries ranging from Insurance, Telecom and Consulting to Manufacturing and e-Governance. Presently working as Chief Information Officer at Tata-Aig general insurance.
Sanjay's strength lies in managing and motivating teams to strategise, plan and deliver IT, as a lever for business growth. he is an Engineer from IIT-Bombay, have done MBA-Systems from IMT-Ghaziabad and have recently sharpened his business fundamentals through an Executive Development Program at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, USA
CIO @ In a short span have delivered the following as a leader of the IT function:
•Created IT vision and Roadmap for short and medium term timeframe
•Restructured the IT organization to increase individual empowerment, accountabilit and efficiency
•Restructured the critical contracts with key vendors to include SLA based delivery
•Started IT dashboard and performance measurement metrics for IT
•Started Business engagement to drive Mobility and Analytics initiatives
•Moved away from people centric IT delivery to Process based
o Implemented ITIL processes for Incident, problem and change management
o Introduced automation to manage key IT operations
•Implemented key transformation projects:
o SAP Implementation for financial, purchase and BPC modules
o Core Insurance application Implementation: Genisys From August 2012 to Present (3 years 5 months) Mumbai Area, IndiaVice President - IT Program Management @ Managed Large Program of IT Transformation Projects in Idea Cellular by managing 300+ IBM consultants through 25+ senior program managers of Idea. Some of the projects Implemented were:
Siebel CRM, Oracle e-Biz suite 11i, DB2 Business Warehouse/Cognos, Post paid Billing BSCS iX, Prepaid Promotions management, Campaign management, SAS advanced analytics, Revenue Assurance system, Dealer Sales management
Managed a team of senior managers to develop strong business relationship, understand their IT needs, and roll-out the Java-J2EE based applications across the enterprise with the help of 325+ IBM developers
Product finalization and enterprise architecture fitment assessment
Formulation of IBM SO engagement strategy along with CIO From November 2006 to August 2012 (5 years 10 months) Mumbai Area, IndiaIT Head @ Performed various roles ranging from managing IT operations to aligning IT strategy for the circle business.
a) Streamlined IT operations of WB
b) Strategic Partner Management
c) Aligning IT strategy with WB Circle’s Business Strategy
d) Infrastructure Operations and Projects
e) Outsourced Call Center (OSCC) Roll-Out Project Management
f) Automation projects for Business Operations From May 2005 to October 2006 (1 year 6 months) Sr. Consultant @ Program management, Presales, IT strategy assignments, From 2004 to 2005 (1 year) IT Manager @ Technology Management:
• Planned and Rolled-Out the Lotus Domino Domain migration project.
• Managed the administrators to support the mixed Email environment consisting of MS-Exchange and Lotus Domino.
• Managed a project to setup new IT infrastructure in 2 new Xansa offices with 200+ node LAN and connecting it to other offices with various WAN solutions.
IT Systems Management:
• Aligned IT strategy with key business strategies. Examples: Business Strategy: To have efficient business intelligence (IT Strategy: Designed and setup SAP BW servers with Bex reporting). Business Strategy: Uniform systems post merger (IT Strategy: Migrate MS-Exchange users to Lotus Notes). From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) United StatesSystems manager @ Systems Manager From 1998 to 2000 (2 years) Engineer @ From 1993 to 1996 (3 years)
Executive Development Program, General management @ Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania From 2011 to 2011 MBA, Syetems @ Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad From 1996 to 1998 B Tech, Civil Engineering @ Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay From 1989 to 1993 Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.), Civil Engineering @ Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay From 1989 to 1993 Sanjay Karnatak is skilled in: IT Management, IT Strategy, Telecommunications, Business Intelligence, PMP, Program Management, IT Operations, Unix, Vendor Management, Outsourcing, Enterprise Architecture, IT Audit, Order Management, Integration, Enterprise Software
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