Seminar talk by Mr. Ravindra Patnaik, Managing Director, Credit Bank Ltd., NairobiJanuary 8, 2011
Knowledge Seminar Talk by Dr. Sukanya Ray, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Suffolk University, Boston, USAJanuary 11, 2011
Date:January 10, 2011
Speaker Profile :
Mr. Suman Bose is currently working as Country Managing Director and Vice President – India at Siemens PLM Software which is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 6.7 million licensed seats and 63,000 customers worldwide. Mr. Bose has earned a degree in Engineering from University of Roorkee and has a post-graduate degree in Business Management from XLRI (Xavier’s Labour Relations Institute). He has many years of experience in the overall industry and specifically in the PLM domain across the Asia Pacific region.
His past work experience includes:
- Country Director – India at Dassault Systemes
- Director – Sales & Business Development Asia Pacific at MatrixOne (acquired by Dassault Systemes in April 2006)
- Director Asia Pacific – Business Development at Hewlett Packard Company
Mr. Bose started the discussion with how India has changed as a country in the last decade. Today, we have a Global outlook and technology breakthroughs like the Tata Nano has made the world stand up and take notice of the engineering capabilities the country has. Several companies have either started their research centres in India or have outsourced research to the country.
He said that given the increasing complexity of products and a rapidly changing market, PLM is going to play a significant role in managing a product. He added that Siemens is making significant investments in modernizing the PLM experience with HD PLM to help manufacturers get more from their PLM investment.
HD-PLM is more than just user experience. It is a new technology framework designed to unify the PLM experience across all of Siemens PLM’s products. In fact, it is planned to be the common client for all solutions. He concluded by talking about how this would improve manufacturing effectiveness, provide greater confidence to Siemens customers and how the product is more fun to work with.