Past Presidents

  Mr. Vijay Srinivasan   (Past President 2011-2012) Mr Srinivasan brought with him over two decades of experience in technology-enabled businesses across Asia-Pacific region. He started his career at BHEL’s Control Equipment Division in Bangalore, and has worked in control systems, software business, computer hardware, and telecom. He graduated from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has an engineering degree in Electronics & Communication. Most recently he held the position of VP & Managing Director at Invensys India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vijay Srinivasan

(Past President 2011-2012)
Mr Srinivasan brought with him over two decades of experience in technology-enabled businesses across Asia-Pacific region. He started his career at BHEL’s Control Equipment Division in Bangalore, and has worked in control systems, software business, computer hardware, and telecom. He graduated from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has an engineering degree in Electronics & Communication. Most recently he held the position of VP & Managing Director at Invensys India Pvt. Ltd.

  Mr. Vijay V. Paranjape   (Past President 2010-2011) He was a Director, Member Managing Board of Siemens Ltd. He was Head of Industry Sector – South Asia having a business of around 34 billion rupees in the last fiscal year. With 4 factories & employing over 3400 employees Industry Sector is one of the largest Sectors of Siemens in South Asia.  Mr. Paranjape started his career with Siemens as a Graduate Trainee Engineer after his BE in 1971.

Mr. Vijay V. Paranjape

(Past President 2010-2011)
He was a Director, Member Managing Board of Siemens Ltd. He was Head of Industry Sector – South Asia having a business of around 34 billion rupees in the last fiscal year. With 4 factories & employing over 3400 employees Industry Sector is one of the largest Sectors of Siemens in South Asia.

Mr. Paranjape started his career with Siemens as a Graduate Trainee Engineer after his BE in 1971.

  Mr. Sunil Khanna   (Past President 2008-2010) Graduate in B. Tech.(Electronics Engineering) from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in the year 1976.  Postgraduate in M. Tech (Electronics Engineering) from IIT Kanpur in the year 1978.  Currently he is with Emerson Process Management (I) Pvt. Ltd. since 2004 and holding a post of Managing Director there at Emerson.

Mr. Sunil Khanna

(Past President 2008-2010)
Graduate in B. Tech.(Electronics Engineering) from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University in the year 1976.

Postgraduate in M. Tech (Electronics Engineering) from IIT Kanpur in the year 1978.

Currently he is with Emerson Process Management (I) Pvt. Ltd. since 2004 and holding a post of Managing Director there at Emerson.

 
 
 
 J P Singh  (Past President 2006-2008)  A graduate from UDCT, Chandigarh, joined L&T in June '03 as Chief Executive (Electronics Sector II), with responsibility for Control & Automation (C&A), and Petrol Dispensing Systems & Solutions Businesses.  Prior to L&T, he was Managing Director of Yokogawa Bluestar Limited (now Yokogawa India Ltd) for a 5 year period from 1998. In the period 1981 - 1998, Mr. Singh was with Rosemount (India) Limited - now Emerson Process Management in various positions - culminating with the position of Vice President & General Manager, which he assumed in 1992.  Prior to 1981 he served with the Reactor Engineering Division of BARC - where he commenced his career joining the 16th batch of BARC training school in 1973.

J P Singh

(Past President 2006-2008)

A graduate from UDCT, Chandigarh, joined L&T in June '03 as Chief Executive (Electronics Sector II), with responsibility for Control & Automation (C&A), and Petrol Dispensing Systems & Solutions Businesses.

Prior to L&T, he was Managing Director of Yokogawa Bluestar Limited (now Yokogawa India Ltd) for a 5 year period from 1998. In the period 1981 - 1998, Mr. Singh was with Rosemount (India) Limited - now Emerson Process Management in various positions - culminating with the position of Vice President & General Manager, which he assumed in 1992.

Prior to 1981 he served with the Reactor Engineering Division of BARC - where he commenced his career joining the 16th batch of BARC training school in 1973.

 
 Mr. Ravi Uppal   (Founding President of the AIA, 2004-2006)   Ravi Uppal (53) has spent over 20 years with the ABB Group and is presently Vice Chairman, Managing Director & Country Manager of ABB in India. He is also responsible for the South Asia-Pacific Region and is a member of ABB's Group Executive Forum. He actively serves on the Board of Governor for Indian Institute of Management (IIM - Bangalore) along with several leading companies in India.  Ravi Uppal is actively involved with Indian industry & academia and also spearheads several social & community development initiatives. He has chaired over several engagements with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).   Ravi completed his undergraduate studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1973 and received a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1975.

Mr. Ravi Uppal

(Founding President of the AIA, 2004-2006)

Ravi Uppal (53) has spent over 20 years with the ABB Group and is presently Vice Chairman, Managing Director & Country Manager of ABB in India. He is also responsible for the South Asia-Pacific Region and is a member of ABB's Group Executive Forum. He actively serves on the Board of Governor for Indian Institute of Management (IIM - Bangalore) along with several leading companies in India.

Ravi Uppal is actively involved with Indian industry & academia and also spearheads several social & community development initiatives. He has chaired over several engagements with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). 

Ravi completed his undergraduate studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1973 and received a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1975.