Prashant is an exceptional executive who has successfully led global technology, manufacturing, healthcare, retail and supply chain companies for over forty years. Prashant headed Syntel and Atos|Syntel for ten years as President and CEO, Co-Chair and Chief Mentor. Prior to that, he was CEO and President of several Siemens businesses. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, MS in Controls and Automation from University of Cincinnati, and, an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Xavier University, Cincinnati. Currently as the co-founder of IndusSME, he helping Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) realize their fullest potential by bridging gaps in knowledge, skills and experience with the latest technology.