Faculty
 
Siva Rangaswamy
A "Retail & Supply Chain Technology" specialist.
One of the 2 founding members of the Retail Industry Practice in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - 1991-2004. Setup the Retail Practice and later the Retail Vertical Business Unit (VBU) for Zensar Technologies Ltd. 2004-2008. Both, total greenfield ventures at the time of its start. Have worked on IT solutions, across various roles, for major Retailers globally, across US, UK, UAE and India. Post a 20 yr stint in corporate, leading an entrepreneurial setup with ambitious growth plans including developing new competencies and new markets.
 
Specialties
Retail IT solutions across POS, Merchandising, Supply Chain & Planning/Analytics
Strategy & Operations Management
Market Development

Profit Centre Management.

 
Experience
CEO - India
Groupsoft
Privately Held; Information Technology and Services industry
May 2009 – Present (1 year 10 months)
Groupsoft offers solutions on Retail & Supply Chain IT services. Groupsoft also offers its proprietary solution in Merchandise Assortment Planning.
 
Partner RDS Consulting (A Red Prairie Partner)

Retail industry
December 2008 – April 2010 (1 year 5 months)
RDS Consulting is a Market Development partner to RedPrairie, a global leader in Retail & Supply Chain solutions. RedPrairie's solutions include WMS, TMS, Workforce Mgmt and Execution Mgmt amongst others. Please visit http://www.rdsconsulting.in for more details.
 
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Head - Retail Vertical Business Unit
Zensar Technologies Ltd., Pune

Public Company; Information Technology and Services industry
2004 – December 2008 (4 years)
Siva has 10 recommendations (3 reports, 3 co-workers, 1 client, 3 partners) including:

• SUTIRTHA TARAFDER, Oracle Retek Functional Consultant, Zensar
• Chetan Korke, Principal Consultant- Retail and Distribution Solutions, Zensar Technologies
 
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Founding Member & Consultant - Retail Industry Practice


Tata Consultancy Services
Retail industry
1991 – 2004 (13 years)
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Education
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
SMEP, General Management 2010 – 2010
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Shivaji University B.E., Electronics

1985 – 1989
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