Our Advisory Panel

Rajiv Sikka
Rajiv Sikka

Rajiv is the IT Head of Medanta Group since 2014. Medanta runs a 1,250 bed super specialty hospital (Medanta – The Medicity) located in Gurgaon, National Capital Region of Delhi, a 1,000 bed hospital in Lucknow, 225 bed hospital in Ranchi, and a 160 bed super specialty hospital in Indore.

In the current role, Rajiv is responsible for group IT functions covering digital transformation initiatives and IT Operations. At Medanta, in conjunction with business, he formulated 5 years IT roadmap covering infra, applications, security, compliance, business continuity & partner ecosystem. He successfully introduced standardization by rolling out common systems across all locations covering ERPs, Mobility Platforms, Digital Initiatives and IT operations in line with philosophy of One- Medanta-way-of-working.

As a technologist, Rajiv has implemented projects in emerging technologies involving Big Data, IoT and AI. Prior to joining Medanta, Rajiv had worked at Polaris as Senior Vice President for 13 years. Prior to Polaris, he was part of Keane, Arisglobal with total experience of 3 decades. Rajiv writes in various forums on HealthTech subjects and a regular panelist / speaker on digital initiatives in healthcare. He is a member of CII led National AI Forum. He is also an executive council member of CIOs of India, a 25-year-old not for profit forum of IT professionals comprising multiple CIO bodies. He is also on advisory boards of professional colleges & IT companies. Rajiv is a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Delhi Institute of Technology, Delhi University (now NSIT).  

IT Head - Medanta Group
NK Shrivastava Lagozon Edutech
NK Shrivastava

NK is specialized in Project management planning, Simplifying project management processes, Process improvement, Agile transformations/SAFe, Risk management, PMO development and Training/coaching/mentoring. He is a result oriented, process driven leader who has consistently delivered value to various organization. He believes project management is the most under-leveraged capability employed by organizations. NK was instrumental in the transition of Classy Llama to Agile management, a shift that substantially contributed to an increase in our Net Promoter Score from low 30s to high 70s and improved the revenue per hour by at least 35%, which is astronomical in its business.

NK holds master’s degree in physics and has worked with organizations like NIIT, Farragut Systems and IBM.

CEO @ RefineM, Enterprise Agile Coach for IBM based out of Cary, North Carolina, United States
Ms. Sona Bhatia Lagozon Edutech
Sona Bhatia

Ms. Sona Bhatia has more than 2 decades of leadership experience divided equally amongst the Delivery Excellence & Quality Assurance functions in building and testing software for BFSI industry, providing Strategic & tactical leadership for large multi-disciplinary teams - both the customer facing as well as Delivery functions using process excellence. Currently Implementing Agile Practices for ensuring efficiency in Project Delivery, Sona has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and has previously worked for organizations like Citi, Polaris, HSBC and ZenQ.  

Delivery Excellence Leadership Team
sajid Portfolio Manager - IBM
Sajid Shaikh

Sajid has over 22 Years of overall IT experience in various phases of IT Project Management, Operations, and Service delivery. His core competencies are in area of Cloud, ESX, Data Center, Virtual SAN / NAS, IT Networking, IT Security, Business Continuity solutions. In past, Sajid has worked with organizations like Accenture, Hughes Communication and CMC Ltd. He has implemented multiple 10 million USD worth projects on Cloud Migration, Cloud Security, MS Exchange, MS Lync, MS Share point , Soft Layer , IBM Gaurdium and Data center migration.

Portfolio Manager - IBM
Mr. Gaurav Bhutani Lagozon Edutech
Gaurav Bhutani

Mr. Gaurav Bhutani has 20 years of experience in Data Analytics, Digital Transformation, IT Services and Program Management. He has 360-degree experience in business processes automation, managing end-to-end delivery of large business IT projects and holds Program management expertise ensuring the successful delivery of assigned projects by applying best practices. His specialities include Business IT Transformation, Data Analytics, Data Insights, Cloud Adoption, Oracle Financials, MongoDB, Informatica. He has worked in driving the digital culture for various teams through conceptualising transformation benefits. Gaurav holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and has worked with Nucleus Software, Birlasoft, GE Digital, Icon Resources & Technologies and Mastech Info Trellis.

Practice Head - IGT Solutions
Manika Mathur Sr Group Manager at WNS Global Services
Manika Mathur

Manika has over 18 years of global experience in Automation Testing, and RPA consulting. She has extensive hands-on experience in Testing Delivery Management, Transformation for outcome based Managed Testing Services (MTS) engagements, Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) covering Technical and Business testing for Healthcare, Insurance, Retail, Communication, and Media & Technology domains. She has managed large accounts with responsibility of strategic planning, customer relationships, delivery, revenue growth and P&L management with peak team of 90+ and more than USD 2.5 million. Manika holds master’s degree in Science and Information Technology and has worked for organizations like Hewitt Associates, Polaris Consulting and Accenture.

Sr Group Manager at WNS Global Services