Ms. Sucheta Govind Dhere is a very technology savvy & passionate professional with around 20+ years of global experience working on cutting edge technology in Telecom Wireless Ecosystem, Cloud, Industrial Automation & Process Control, Embedded, IT and IOT.
She has worked for Top Tier I multinational companies such as Vodafone, Bose, Samsung, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Alcatel, Huawei, Anite, Datang in last 2 decades.
Sucheta is currently working as freelance consultant, and delivered market research, business development strategies, business plans for startups.
She worked for Vanu Inc for a startup of virtual network operations in India, drafted rural business models for C circles, Smart Villages in India. Worked with Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune as a visiting faculty for MBA students. Sucheta is associated with TIE Pune, NEN (Wadhwani foundation) – actively participates in events associated with Start Up eco system in India.
She worked as Associate Vice President on Technology Strategy in Vodafone Corporate Office, Mumbai, to provide Incubator - platform, Innovation Lab to Start-ups, to showcase their Ideas & help them design, shape & commercialize it. She helped create and evaluate innovative and disruptive technologies through this incubator plan.
Sucheta has worked on Strategic partnerships and discovered & evaluated 42+ start-ups, worldwide & planned to provide the lab resources, technical guidance, consultancy etc. She travelled around 10+ countries, such as China, UK, USA, and Korea, rest of Asia for CDMA, UMTS & LTE, and IMS launches and deployments.
Sucheta worked on Rural India development strategy aligning with Digital India, E-Gov, DOT, TRAI to create the eco system of players, on rural India where she strongly leveraged, re-used & built on the successful business cases and expanded the program reach & also creating a strong sense of “purpose & need” for rural people. She also worked on remote deployment strategy with backhaul challenges such as railways, islands, hilly & dense forest areas of North East India etc
Qualified & formally certified in “PMP”, “CSM”, “MCTS” – Microsoft Certified Technology specialist, “Dale Carnegie”, Edward De Bono – “6 thinking hats”, “ITIL”, “Foundation in Business Analysis” from George Washington University – Level I & II, “Executive Presence & Maturity”, “Ken Blanchard’s” leadership programs, Business World – “International Group Relations Conference”, “TQMI” certified internal Auditor, member of FAR when Alcatel & Sasken India got CMM L5, “Corporate breakthrough”, “Consultancy” from Microsoft Services University, Strategic thinking, German Moderation Techniques, which are highly desirable skills , tools and frameworks in management, strategy & product conceptualization.
She was Elected on Board of Directors & worked as Honorary for PMI Hyderabad Chapter, & worked across industry partnerships such as Pharmaceutical, BFSI, Telecom, Retail, Healthcare & was associated with 30 corporate in Hyderabad as a mentor, advisory from 2009 to 2012, was also associated with Universities such as JNTU, University of Hyderabad etc for setting up different Management Programs.
She was invited as Panel Member from ISO in 2012.
She was associated with CII as guest speaker, panelist in areas of Project, Product & Risk management with good recognition in Media.
She worked as Honorary for PMI India as an SME & Veteran for releasing 1st version of PMBOK in Hindi.
Sucheta has worked on Industrial process control systems which form part of todays’ IOT architecture. Temperature control systems with various types of temperature sensors, pressure control systems, thickness measurement systems, weight and fat measurement for Anand in Gujarat, RF-ids, smart card and access cards based systems such as magnetic swipe, proximity based, bar code, contact type, contactless, NFC, SIMs etc.
She worked with CMS traffic system’s SMART vehicle actuated traffic controllers, where vehicle detectors were buried under the four arms of the junction on the road and all the traffic controllers on a highway worked in synch and co-ordination to manage corridor traffic.
Extensive experience in handling large complex projects in latest technologies, & engineering teams spread across the Globe including managing partners, vendors, sub-contractors within India as well as abroad especially on presales, generating repeat business for Enterprise customer in cloud, customer relationship and experience management. Promoted Microsoft technology through solutions, applications and encouraged adoption of MS technologies in various enterprise businesses.
Experience in Setting up 2 Business Units & Divisions from scratch in India .This also involved setting up & development of core competency groups across different domains & skills.