Lalit S. Kathpalia is an IT professional with 25 years of experience, both in India and abroad in software development, training, program management and project management, along with intense knowledge over varied platforms and diverse softwares.
He has done his Masters in Business Studies (MBS) from Pune University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Operations Research for Management from the Bombay University. A rank holder from Pune University (MBS) and from Bombay University B.E. (Electronics), he started his career in the IT industry with Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd in Mumbai and then worked in several companies including Infosys Technologies, Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP), Larsen & Toubro Ltd, HSBC Global Technology Centre and Computer Horizons.
He†has a proven track record of program and project experience, client engagement and leading organizations in accomplishing mission objectives. He has a strong background in client engagement and account development, project management, software development methodologies, technical knowledge, large-scale systems/applications development and integration supported by an excellent educational background, influencing and relationship building skills.
Before joining Symbiosis, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for CELTEM Knowledge Solutions and Delivery Anchor for the Banking Unit, APAC of Infosys Technologies.
His primary objective of joining SICSR is to enhance its relationship with the Industry and to utilize his passion for teaching students.