Career Insights — Business & Technology Consulting
Date/Time : 02/27/2016 / 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Categories : Develop Pillar,
Ramakrishna Manne (Partner at Infosys), Amit Bhandari (Associate Partner at IBM) and Shyam Chulki (Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP) will be providing insights on career in Business and Technology Consulting.
On one end of the spectrum, we have pure strategy consulting firms. On the other end of the spectrum are outsourcing firms. In the middle are a number of Business & Technology consulting firms that help their clients solve their business problems often with a combination of strategy, organization, process, and technology expertise. These firms provide a critical service to companies that have unique needs.
The IIT Alumni of Greater Houston (IITAGH) will be co-hosting the event with the Rice Indo American Business Club (RIABC) at the Jones Business School, Rice University.
Ramakrishna Manne is a Partner with Infosys. He has over 24 years of management consulting experience in Oil & Gas, Oil Field Services, Refineries and Chemical Industries. Rama is focused on helping Oil & Gas clients transform their business by aligning strategy, people, process, technology and information to achieve breakthrough results. His expertise covers business process redesign, information management including Big Data, IT strategy and package-enabled business transformation. He has advised leading Oil & Gas companies including Oil & Gas Majors, Independents, Oil Field Service companies as well as Midstream operators. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from Rice University.
Amit is an Associate Partner at IBM, focused on taking cognitive and advanced analytics solutions to the Oil & Gas industry. Amit is a seasoned executive and a thought leader with 15+ years of comprehensive experience in Upstream E&P industry. During these years Amit has worked with business and IT senior management across a wide array of customers on solving their strategic and operational challenges. Amit is also actively involved with Oil & Gas industry organizations.
Shyam is a Director with Deloitte Consulting LLP. His primary focus is on leading large and complex Business Transformation projects in the Oil & Gas industry enabled by SAP. His clients include super-majors, drilling and oilfield services companies in the Americas where he has implemented projects successfully over 18 years. He has worked with other Big-4 consulting organizations as well. Shyam holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Management Studies from the University of Mumbai.
Detailed Directions to the Rice University, Jones School of Business:
Below are the directions and parking information to the campus located at 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005.
From US 59S: Take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit and make a left on Greenbriar. At Rice Boulevard, make a left. You will start seeing entrance numbers and you want to take a right at Entrance #20. At the second stop sign, make a right. You will pass the school (McNair Hall, building #53 on campus map attached). Look to the left for the central parking garage which is an underground parking garage to our building. (Or you can choose to park at nearby surface lots).
From US 59N: Take the Greenbriar/Shepherd exit and make a right on Greenbriar. At Rice Boulevard, make a left. You will start seeing entrance numbers and you want to take a right at Entrance #20. At the second stop sign, make a right. You will pass the school (McNair Hall, building #53 on campus map attached). Look to the left for the central parking garage which is an underground parking garage to our building. (Or you can choose to park at nearby surface lots).