Chief executive officer
Rajabahadur V. Arcot
Senior Advisor- Technical
Rajabahadur V Arcot is an Industry Analyst / Columnist / Automation & IIoT Consultant with around 50 years of design, engineering, project management, marketing, and senior executive experience. He has held C-level positions in leading companies (global and domestic), such as ARC Advisory Group, Honeywell, Thermax, Bells Controls an affiliate of the erstwhile Foxboro, now Schneider, Electronics Corporation of India Limited, and Instrumentation Limited.
His association with Spitzer and Boyes continues as an industry Analyst / Columnist. Rajabahadur’s industry experience includes product design, application & system engineering, project engineering, industrial marketing, & corporate management, and establishment of profit centers and their management. He has extensive experience in turnkey execution of automation projects. His project experience covers critical infrastructure industries including electric power plants (thermal and nuclear) in India and Malaysia, integrated steel plants, oil and gas plants, and others.
He has provided strategic consulting services & executive briefings, conducted programs and seminars on technology & industry trends, OT / IT solutions, and skill & workforce development, carried market research, and written industry reports, articles, case studies, and white papers.
He has also authored two books. Widely travelled, Rajabahadur is a postgraduate from the University of Mysore and holds M.Sc. degree in physics – electronics. Rajabahadur’s present interests cover critical infrastructure industry control systems cyber security, sustainable manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digital transformation, and professional & skill competency development.
He is M.C.S.E. certified on Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, certified in Java Application Developer Program and in web Application Developer Program.
He has done advanced Diploma in Computer Integrated Management (Finance & Accounts) and he is expert in handling Operating Systems – Linux, Windows 2000/NT/Me.
With more than 20 yrs of experience in Server and LAN configurations, Anti-virus server administration, Implementing, Configuring and Maintaining LAN/ Broadband Networks, Virus protection, data Recovery and data protection.
He is very good in troubleshooting IT network and hardware infra systems.
Sr. Advisor (PR and Laisoning)
Professional who has learned each day from experience with a career of over 33 years in various positions in projects requiring HR skills, understanding of ICT and client orientation.
Academically astute professional with multiple interest areas, PGDM & IR from XLRI; Professional competencies in Public Relations and Laisoning, planning, mobilizing and judiciously managing resources with structured inputs in the domains of project planning, scheduling and monitoring to ensure project accomplishment within defined time/cost parameters.
Key Expertise: Networking and Liaison • Business Development Services• Project Implementation •HR Management• Training and Capacity Building
Sh Rabi Chandra Sinha
Senior Advisor HR
Sri R C Sinha is a professional Post graduate degree holder in LSW and LAW as well in 1963 and 1968 respectively.
Sri Sinha, a smart and a man of amiable nature had a brilliant career of 33 years in his possession and mainly associated with FCI and EIL both belonging to "NAV RATNA"Company.
Fully conversant with HRD functioning like Personnel, Industrial Relation, Welfare, Legal as well as Estate activities’ Sinha is equally aware of wage administration, formulation of rules and regulations and interaction with government officials.
He had been widely associated with process of Recruitment, selection, promotion, Termination, Retrenchment and layoff procedure and its practices.
Similarly, Sri Sinha had a brilliant hold on negotiation, conciliation, arbitration and in attending adjudication process during his long services in the government organizations.
He is proficient in overseeing smooth implementation of ‘Hr policies and development of new employees in the organization through career and succession planning.
Thorough understanding of the employee policies, rules & regulations governing them.
Mr. Sinha administratively helped & contributed lot to the EIL sites for its smooth running in plant like in Bongaigaon refinery yr. 1981 and Panipat Refinery in 1994
Dr. Harvindar Singh Gambhir
Senior Advisor- Technical
Dr. Harvindar Singh Gambhir has 45+ years of experience, in Project Management, Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning and Maintenance of Control and Instrumentation; having worked with reputed companies such as RIL, Shell PDO, HPCL and NOCIL.
During this period he worked closely with major EPC contractors like Bechtel (UK), Aker-Kvaerner (Australia, Norway, Mumbai), Mustang (USA) & JRME (Dubai).
He possesses a Doctorate from European Continental University (USA), Engineering Degree from IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers), and B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Mumbai University.
He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow member of IETE, TUV certified ‘Functional Safety Professional’ in accordance with IEC 61511, Energy Management Internal Auditor course as per British Standards Institution (BSI) - ISO50001:2011, Senior Life member of ISA (also past President of ISAM)
R K Sinha, Legal Advisor
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India