Vice President & Business Unit Executive, IoT and Mobility
Vikas is responsible for all aspects (strategy, product management, engineering, GTM, etc.) of the launch and success of Mobility and IoT business as CA Technologies, a top 10 global enterprise software provider. Prior to CA Technologies, Vikas directed R&D at Ricoh, a $25B Japanese company with an innovation hub in Silicon Valley and later served as its Chief Software Architect leading a large software initiative that brought together many Ricoh and multi-brand products towards higher value services, while providing software strategy and technology guidance to Ricoh teams in the US, Japan, and India. Before Ricoh, Vikas worked at IBM’s prestigious R&D labs in senior technical and management roles in the areas of net mining, B2B information exchange, intelligent content processing, and smart contact center technologies. There, he received a corporate award for driving a technology to an ‘IBM Outstanding Accomplishment’ with significant impact on IBM’s services business along with several ‘IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement’ and ‘IBM Outstanding Innovation Achievement’ awards. Vikas is a frequent speaker at key events such as Mobility USA, Super Mobility Week, CA World, Gigaom, TechTarget, CTO Forum, MoneyToday K.E.Y. Platform of Korea, and SRII. He has co-edited two books on Service Science and System Systems by Springer, which were rated among the top 25% in their category. He in an inventor on over 30 patents and an author of over 25 publications. Vikas holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and two Masters degrees in Engineering from North America. In his spare time, Vikas follows the evolution of commercial aviation and is an avid tennis player.