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EXECOM 2020 Profile

Mr. Girish Khilari

       Chair, IEEE Pune Section

Mr. Girish Khilari accomplished software executing having global hands experience with technologies, products ans people. Handled end-to-end Product Portfolio Management with Concept-to-Market and Life-cycle phases for the divisions like Enterprise System and Data management,Enterprise, Communication Services Division. Proven skills in R&D, Technical/customer Support, Consultancy Services, Cloud operation, and Business Strategic Leadership. 

Product Development in new and current/sustenance engineering in various domains such as Enterprise Systems management, ITSM, BSM, CRM, Health care, Embedded Systems,E-Commerce Governments,Education,Human Capital Management, Agriculture ICT. Over 5 years of international on-site work experience (UK, Australia, Japan, and USA). He also managed  P&L responsibilities in product development, support, maintenance and services organization.

He successfully transitioned multiple product lines from UK and US operations to India development centers, in complex and matrix organization. Successfully nurtured raw talent especially from remote, rural areas. Made them accomplished global professional by giving them opportunities and providing them on-the-job coaching on both technical and people skills.

Visiting Faculty – For MS/ M Tech / ME courses from Pune University, Birla Institute of technology an science, Vellore Institute of technology University, Gujarat Technical University, C-DAC’s Advance computer training School, Veltech University, etc. also he is an active participant in many start-up operations.

Specialties: R&D, Cloud operation, Technical Support, Execution and Strategy. Technology stack-linux 64-bit processing, Enterprie JBoss, Oracel, Xen/Citrix/ESX/ESXI, VMWare virtualization platforms, Web and Mobile Technologies, IoT, Interoperability, Standards.


        Vice Chair, IEEE Pune Section

Head- Special Initiatives,  Analytics & Insights business unit, TCS

Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunications), MBA (Marketing) Currently heading Special Initiatives under Analytics and Insights business unit of Tata Consultancy Services. Working with TCS for last 22 years with overall professional experience of 32 years. Had an opportunity to work with several fortune 500 clients during this tenure. Have held multiple leadership roles within TCS in telecom, process consulting, capital markets, business operations, human resource management domains in the past. Was the founder secretary of IEEE Pune Section.


Dr. Amar Buchade

       Secretary, IEEE Pune Section 

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Dr. Rajashree Jain

        Treasurer, IEEE Pune Section


Dr Rajashree Jain is Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Pune, India.  She has more than 25 years of experiences in teaching, research and academic administration.  She has been a meritorious student all along and was a national merit scholarship holder, a rank holder and has received a Gold Medal for securing first rank during her post-graduation.   Her research areas are in the areas of Microwave techniques, antennas, optimization, nature based algorithms, AI and Sensor network, IOT, Data analysis, entrepreneurship and education. Past several years she is been working as an active volunteer to serve IEEE Pune Section in various capacities. She currently holds Vice chair, Student Activities, IEEE India council and Treasurer, IEEE Pune section for the year 2019-2020.



Dr. Rajesh Ingle

       Chair, Computer Society Chapter

Chair, IEEE Computer Society Chapter, Past Chair, IEEE Pune Section (2014)

Dean, Professor, Computer Engineering.

Rajesh Ingle is a Dean, and Professor, Depaartment of Computer Engineering at Pune Institute of Computer Technology. He is also working as an Adjunct Professor at Department of Computer Engineering, Government College of Engineering Pune. He has also served as SENATE Member of Savitribai Phule Pune University and Head, EDC & Business Incubation Centre, Head of the CE department at PICT, Pune. He has also received 2014, IEEE outstanding branch counselor award from IEEE, USA. He is also recipient of 2019 IEEE Region 10 outstanding volunteer award in recognition of outstanding contribution and services to IEEE Pune Section and IEEE Region 10. He has received Ph.D. Computer Science and engineering from Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai. He has received the B.E. Computer Engineering from Pune Institute of Computer Technology, University of Pune, and M.E. Computer Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Savitribai Phule Pune University. He has also received M.S. Software Systems from BITS, Pilani, India, in 1994.

Dr. Sunil Somani

       Chair, Communication Chapter

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Dr. Virendra Shete

               Chair, Education Society

Dr. Virendra Shete is acknowledged expert and teacher in the field of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. He did his Masters in the Electronics and telecommunication Engineering followed by doctorate. He is presently working as Vice Principal, Head Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, MIT School of. Engineering, MIT Arts Design and Technology University, Pune. 


Dr. Surekha DESHMUKH

             Chair, PES/IAS Chapter

Dean- Industry Institute Interaction, Associate Professor at PVG’s COET PUNE

Dr Surekha did BE -Electrical Engineering, M.E-Electrical Power Systems with gold medal and PhD -Electrical Engineering. Her areas of interest are Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, Electric Vehicles, Smart grid, Reliability Analysis. She is a member- Board , Power Market of studies- Electrical Engineering – SPPU, Pune, since 2017. She has been serving roles as Subject Expert, Vice Chancellor Nominee at LIC, UGC Selection Committee, Chairman of many UG and PG subjects of BE-Electrical Engg. She is University Approved PG and PhD guide , with more than 50 papers at International Conferences and journals with around 100 citations till date. She is reviewer of many reputed IEEE journals conferences and contributed as resource person from Power and Energy Domain at many IEEE events at National and International levels along with strong participation at Industry Forum .

Dr. Vinayak Bairagi

Chair, Signal Processing Society Chapter

Professor , AISSMS IOIT, Pune 


Dr. Vinayak Bairagi has completed M.E. (Electronic) from Sinhgad COE, Pune in 2007 (1st Rank in Pune University). University of Pune has awarded him a PhD degree in Engineering. He has teaching experience of 13 years and research experience of 9 years. He has filed 12 patents and 5 copyrights in technical field. He has published more than 58 papers, of which 26 papers are in International journals of which 15 papers in SCI Indexed journals, with five Springer journal publications along with Two in Elsevier journal publication. He is a reviewer for nine scientific journals including IEEE Transactions, The-IET Journal, and Springer Journals. He has received four research grants. He has received “Maniratna” Best Teacher Award for Excellent academic Performance (2013). He has received IEI national level Young Engineer Award (2014), ISTE national level Young Researcher Award (2015), IETE M N Saha Memorial Award-2018 for his excellence in the field of engineering. He is the member of IEEE, INENG (UK), IETE (India), ISTE (India) & BMS (India). He had worked on Image compression at College of Engineering, Pune, under Pune University. Currently he is associated with AISSMS Institute of Information Technology (Affiliated college to S P Pune University), Pune as Professor in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. He is recognized PhD Guide in Electronics engineering of Savitribai Phule Pune University. Presently he is guiding 7 PhD Students.

Mr. Bhaskar Mishra

            Chair, YP Affinity Group

Product Owner at Principal Global Services, Pune

Bhaskar pursued BE in Electronics & Communication from Visvesvaraya Technological University in 2015. Then, he joined Principal Global Services in 2015 as a Trainee Associate Consultant. Principal Global Services is global capability center of Principal Financial Group, a Fortune 250 financial asset management and insurance company. He has intensive and extensive experience in product development and integration of marketing technologies. He is currently Product Owner of big data products such as analytic models and comprehensive visualization systems. He manages lifecycle of these big data products.

Mrs. Meera Thorat

                       Chair, WIE AG

Asst. Professor at PCCoE

Completed ME IT with distinction from Pune University. I am working at PCCoE from last 6 years.







Mr. Dinanath Kholkar

      Chair, Industry Relations and Membership Development 

Vice President and Global Head of Analytics & Insights, TCS

Dinanath (Dina) is the Global Head of the Analytics & Insights unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He is responsible for managing the unit P&L, formulating its strategy and enabling clients in their journey of Digital Re-Imagination. As a Data and Analytics specialist who has worked closely with client Business stakeholders, he believes that many organizations are yet to realize the power of their data in real time decision making.

Over a career spanning three decades, Dina has held various leadership roles and delivered value in building various businesses in TCS. In 1996, he was responsible for setting up TCS’ Data Warehousing and Data Mining group, and it subsequently evolved into the Business Intelligence Practice. Overall, Dina brings a unique blend of Business and Operations expertise, data technologies and Analytics and has enabled build strategic partnerships with many customers and help them become industry leaders.

In his previous role, Dina led TCS’ $2B Business Process Services (BPS) and Business Analytics unit. During his BPS stint he managed the Financial Services vertical within BPS and was also the CEO & MD of TCS eServe

Dina holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. He has been providing industry leadership to the IEEE Pune section for over 15 years and has been re-elected Chairman of Pune Section for 2019. He is passionate about making a difference in the field of education and is currently driving Digital literacy initiatives in Pune. Also, he is a member of the Board of Governors of his alma-mater VJTI and helped setup up state of the art IoT lab in the Electrical Engineering department

As one of the champions for Diversity & Inclusivity he has led from the front on various initiatives, notably among those are the WILL forum, running an All Women Centre at Riyadh, setting up Global delivery centres, and supporting the Avasara Academy, a unique initiative for education of girl child.

Dr. Pradeep Mane

Chair, Students Activity Committee (SAC)

Students Activity Chair

Principal, All India Shri Shivraj Memorial Society’s Institute of Information Technology Pune

Completed graduation and post graduation from COEP, Pune and Phd from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. Total experience of 29 years of which 3 years in Industry and remaining in academia. Total more than 100 papers published in different international, nations journals and conferences. Co-author of 7 books. Recepient of Best Principal award from ISTE and CSI. Also awarded the B R Batra memorial award by IETE.. Currently working as Principal of AISSMS Institute of Information Technology Pune.

Prof. Mandar Khurjekar

                   Chair, Conferences

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Dr. Neha Sharma

                   Chair, Newsletter

Tata Consultancy Services

PhD, Computer Science











Mr. Tushar Mote

     Chair, Section Awards committee

Assistant Professor at JSPM’s JSCOE E&TC Pune.

PhD Research Scholar Under SPPU,Pune.More than 14.5 Teaching experienceat JSPM’s Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering, Pune under Savtribai Phule Pune University.Various engineering subjects taught to undergraduate and post graduate engineering students like Basic electronics, Digital System, Analog communication, Wireless and Mobile Technologies, VLSI, Information theory and coding Technology etc. During academic tenure developed Computer laboratory, Analog Laboratory. More than thirty Undergraduate and Eight post graduate engineering projects guided.Total 15 research paper published. International Conference:4 National Conference: 5 Journals: 6 Representing JSCOE IEEE student branch counselor since last seven years. Under student branch conducted various technical & social activities. I was represented as National and state level coordinator for TDCS-2019.

Dr. Vivek Deshpande

         Vice Chair, Industry Relations

Bridging gap between industry and Institute

Dr Vivek is graduated from University of Pune. He pursued his Masters and Doctorate degree in Electronics and Telecommunications. Dr Vivek opted his Post Doctorate Research Fellowship from Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Dr Vivek is working in Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune as Professor and Director. His main focus is to improve industry Institute collaboration and student get benifited from latest trends in industry. 

Specialties: Wireless Sensor Networks, High Performance Computer Networks, Distributed Systems, Real Time Embedded Systems.

Abhijit Khurape

      Vice-Chair, Education Society

Assistant Professor, Zeal Institute of Management and Computer Application, Pune

I’m working with Zeal Institute of Management and Computer Application as Assistant Professor. I’ve completed MBS &PGDBM in HR, Master of Computer Management from SPPU and graduated from Shivaji University Kolhapur.





Dr. Vijay Bhatkar

                  Permanent Member

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Mr. D.M.Tagare

               Permanent Member

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Prof. G.S.MANI


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Dr. D.J.DoKe


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Dr. P.K.Sinha


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Dr. Yogesh Nerkar


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Dr. Bharat Chaudhary


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Dr. Avinash Joshi


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Mrs. Ashpana D. Shiralkar


Head of Electrical Engineering Department, AISSMS’s Institute of Information Technology , Pune , IEEE student Branch counselor of AISSMS’s IOIT, Pune.


Mrs. Ashpana D. Shiralkar is Head of Electrical Engineering Department, AISSMS’s Institute of Information Technology (IOIT), Pune at Savitribai Phule Pune University. She is serving as student Branch counselor of AISSMS’s IOIT since 2015 and active member of IEEE since 2012. She holds the Master of Engineering degree in 2000 from Govt. College of Engineering, University of Pune with specialization in Control Systems and secured first rank in University. She is a doctoral student in the PhD program in Electrical Engineering at College of Engineering, Pune in SPPU. Her research focuses on robust control of electro hydraulic servo system. She has total 18 years of teaching experience. She has authored a few peer-reviewed national and international conference and journal papers. She is a recipient of Student Branch Counselor of the year award from IEEE Pune Section in 2018.

Mr. Nilesh Deshmukh


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