With over 25 years of rich experience in the field of Information Technology, Chinar Deshpande has played leadership roles at various high-profile multinationals in the capacity of CIO/CEO. He has spearheaded many complex and innovative IT initiatives with direct business impact such as SAP implementation for Future Group and PeopleSoft Implementation for Unilever world-wide.
Chinar has successfully run a global delivery center and a commercial IT services business of a US-based technology company, Criti, as its Director and CEO. Under his stewardship, the company grew 100% year-on-year for three years, having serviced customers in the US, Europe and India. Chinar’s vision has led Criti to develop three intellectual properties in the field of retail, healthcare and identity management.
Chinar’s distinguished academic credentials beginning with an engineering degree from the renowned VJTI, Mumbai and an MS and MBA from the US, set the tone for the many accolades in his professional life. He has been conferred prestigious awards like “Rashtriya Udyog Ratna – 2012”, “CIO 100 in 2006” and “Quality Brands 2012” for his organization.