Mr. Ashutosh Parasnis

Ashutosh Parasnis has worked with product organizations in software and technology manufacturing sectors .As an electronics engineer, he has worked in diverse functions such as Electronics R&D, manufacturing, supply-chain, software development, customer support, and IT infrastructure. He started his career with TATA ELECTRIC CO.. R&D in Power Electronics Division. He then worked for Hinditron Services where he worked on state of art technologies and also secured technology training in USA on products related to product design, manufacturing and support at Tektronix, Oregon, USA. (1980-2000)

He has deep understanding of managing IT organisations from India for global companies and is also well versed with electronics product development and manufacturing.

He was the Managing Director of Indian subsidiaries of technology companies PTC and Qlogic, USA from 2000-2015. During this tenure he helped the companies in organisational growth, operational cost efficiencies while focussing on development of new-age competencies such as Creativity and Innovation Management skills.

In 2015, he founded NewBox Consulting, which partners with clients to identify and implement transformational opportunities in diverse sectors. He also advised companies in sectors such as IT and Manufacturing from start-ups to global MNCs, primarily in the areas of Business Strategy and Product Development. He is also a member of the core team at QLeap Academy that specialises in providing Industry 4.0 Capability solutions.

Since 2011, he has worked as visiting faculty to pursue his interests in Technology-led Business Transformation, Innovation & New-Age skills. He has designed & delivered workshops and courses for Stockholm School of Economics Executive Education & Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts in these areas.

An Industry research report authored by him, titled “Innovation Readiness Report of Pune IT Sector” was published by Software Exporters Association of Pune in June 2017.

He has been the past member of National Executive Committee of Indo American Chamber of Commerce, past President of Software Exporters Association of Pune and is currently a member of Executive Committee of both associations.