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Mr Vipin Gandhi - The Mind of a Strategist CIO

Mr Vipin Gandhi - The Mind of a Strategist CIO

Vipin is currently the Head - IT and Business Transformation at Welspun Group, which is India’s leading conglomerate which has presence in core industries such as steel, oil & gas, and textiles. Welspun conducts business in 50+ countries, and employs 24,000 people. Demonstrated ability to strategize and lead teams and provide on-time, cost effective and innovative business solutions.

A senior management leader with 22+ years of experience in driving Digital Transformation, IT led Business Transformation, strategic planning and implementation, operational excellence, process improvement and treasury management in key sectors Garnered accolades for operational excellence, process improvement, digital transformation and treasury management in myriad sectors including textiles, large diameter pipes, retail and steel. Adept in devising strategies to profitably grow multi million-rupee operations, as well as lead large cross-functional teams.

Top Innovation Priorities for 2017

The significant factor which distinguishes the textile industry from the others is the basic nature of the “Work piece “. The textile materials are either woven or felted and not homogeneous and anisotropic as like metals are. He believes that introduction of Robots in use-cases such as production of highly deformable yarns & fabrics, fabric testing, melt-blowing to form molded fabric structures and Weaving Coordinate System can improve the productivity & bottom line of the business.

IoT is rapidly changing the textile sector and will soon come up with technologies like e-yarn, digital textile manufacturing and many more which will certainly pave the path for e-textile.

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