35 years of experience at various technical, program management, business development, and executive level positions in the Aerospace and Defence industry. Helped development of Aerospace industry in Australia and Canada 2002-2008, and set up a supply chain for F35 military aircraft. Development, manufacturing, and sustainment of C130 aircraft for Indian Air Force from 2008-2012. Led the development of a supply chain for Aerospace industry between India and US, business development for Lockheed Martin, and setting up a joint venture between Lockheed and Tata. Established and expanded operation of Tata Lockheed JV as COO from 2017 to 2020.
Started and executed a program at the JV for girls from below poverty line and rural backgrounds to enter manufacturing 2018-2020.
Retired from LM in October 2020, now operating in an advisory role for Indian companies in the Aerospace and Defence sector.
Involved in mentoring and guiding multiple students, young employees from disadvantaged backgrounds, and enterpreneurs in India.
Residing in the US, will be spending 3-4 months every year in Pune. Available for mentoring, general guidance, and support for youngsters.