Mr. Amitava Roy is currently Vice Chairman of Fidzeal Technologies, an IoT Platform Solutions company. He is currently on the advisory board of several early-stage startups and new age platform service providers in diverse technologies/businesses like Robotics, IoT, Industry aligned Engg. Learning assisted commerce and IT. Mr. Roy also provides consulting services for several corporates on Strategy, Operations and Technology transformation under the aegis of Innovio IP Solutions. Mr. Roy is also extensively involved in the India Startup ecosystem as a Charter Member of Tie Bangalore and has participated as a mentor/jury and consultant for startups on behalf Dept. Of Science Technology, GOI and Karnataka KBITS.
Amitava was earlier the Chief Operating Officer at Tech Mahindra. Mr. Roy is based in Bengaluru and has over 37 years of experience in the IT/Technology industry. At Tech Mahindra as an executive officer, he was responsible for Telecommunication Services across Europe including the largest telecommunication outsourcing account with BT. Mr. Roy was responsible for sales and delivery, profit and loss, strategic investments, and managed a large portfolio. He was also responsible for all key strategic initiatives across the company for ushering engineering excellence, industrialization, quality, knowledge management and Lean Sigma initiatives.
Mr. Roy was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Symphony Services (now Harman/Samsung ) from May 2006 to Dec 2010. Mr. Roy was responsible for global business and delivery which included P and L of software engineering operations, strategic consulting and business units including enterprise apps, enterprise technology, engineering services, professional services/ support and RIM across India, USA, Japan, and China.
Amitava served as EVP and Senior Corporate VP at HCL Technologies, managed multiple businesses and outsourced R&D centers for clients. He also founded an enterprise consulting business comprising of business consulting, ERP, SCM, CRM, EAI, ECM and Test/ IV&V practices in ten countries with over 300 customers. Mr. Roy was responsible for the creation of new service offerings, business segments, partnerships and joint ventures globally on behalf of HCL.
Earlier, Amitava was an early member of Hughes Software management team. He played critical roles in the creation of enterprise networking products and strategic planning/ diversification of Hughes in the telecom services domain. Mr. Roy was Business Group Head and founder of Tata Consultancy Services Data communications and Networking business in mid-eighties.