Ankur Basu

Ankur Basu

Director, Technology Consulting-PwC

ABOUT

With over 25 years of industry experience, Ankur manages the IIoT competency for PwC-India. He is responsible for Industry propositions, Business development, Partner engagements, and P&L. In the last 18 months, he was able to form a core technology team, set up IIoT Lab, roll out the custom IoT platform and acquires 4 Tier-I customers in sectors like DISCOM, Infrastructure, Banking, and Manufacturing. Given his exposure to ‘Industrial Process Automation’, he also contribute to the PwC cross-LoS pursuits.

In his previous role as COO in Infrovate Consulting(a Technology startup in the field of IoT), he was instrumental in growing the company from fledgling to a market leader. The company was adjudged ‘Emerge 50 winner’ in 2015 by NASSCOM’. In the last 15 years, he has held leadership positions for 2 large e-commerce companies where he was responsible for IT Strategy, Delivery and Innovation. He has worked on an onsite-offshore delivery model with significant experience in US and Europe. With his training on ‘Advanced Management Principles’ and ‘Project Management’, he is capable of leading large projects in complex situations.

During his stint in mjunction, his project on ‘coal auction’ got recognized by Tata Group Innovation Forum (TGIF). SREI datacenter for rural services was recognized by Department of IT, Govt. of India, as best run datacentre, during my tenure as CIO. He is an active member of CII (Eastern India) and NASSCOM since 2013, He is also well connected with the Industry. He has authored ‘Industry Thought Leadership Papers’ on behalf of PwC.

He is also on the Advisory Board of ‘Foodshaala.org’, a Social Enterprise providing nutrition to underprivileged students at an affordable price. With his passion for solving industry problems using digital means combined with my exposure to the varied environment, he is confident of contributing meaningfully in Enterprise Digital Transformation.