Mr. Pratap Gharge is Founder of Multisoft Consultants LLP Since Jul’2018, the company for providing Strategy Advisory Services for Digital/IT Transformation using latest Technologies and CIO On Demand services. He is also working on Managing committee for CIO Klub from CIO association of India focused on CIO Community development in India. He is also a member of advisory board for couple of IT service companies and already advising several manufacturing/construction/Real Estate/Agricultural Solutions companies at Mumbai and Pune region for their Digital Transformation Journey and for their Digital Initiatives.
He has 36 years of rich experience in Information Technology field and his last position in corporate world, held was at Bajaj Electricals Ltd as Executive President & CIO, where he was heading IT & Digital Function for over 20 years. He has completed his graduation in Science and MBA in Operations Research.
Apart from looking after IT Function at Bajaj, he was involved in several business transformation projects as a Project Manager or Joint Project Manager. One such project where he was Joint Project Manager for the project, which was focused on optimization of Throughput from entire Supply chain optimizations and business process improvements using Theory of Constraints Principles. This was implemented in all the three type of businesses, Consumer durable (Made-to-Stock Supply chain), Luminaries (industrial lighting – Made-to-Order Supply chain) and Engineering and Projects Businesses (where Critical Chain Project Management based solutions were implemented).
He was also responsible for all Digital Transformation initiatives at Bajaj Electricals Ltd. Which includes evaluations and implementation of Chatbot, RPA, Mobile Apps, IoT in products, E-Commerce, Adobe Experience Manager Implementation, Social Media Listening & Analytics, Digital Marketing, ORM, Analytics, SaaS, IaaS, & PaaS Cloud implementation and enhancing Omni Channel Customer Experience. He was member of Executive Council, Senior management team at Bajaj Electricals Ltd taking all strategic decisions to steer the all the businesses.