Hari has doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
15+ years of experience in the areas of Knowledge Management, Business Excellence, Process Excellence (Lean , Six Sigma, Kaizen etc), Business Transformation and Consulting.
Prior to KM Head role, Hari was Regional Practice Leader for Business Transformation Practice in Middle East and Consulting Practice Partner with Wipro Consulting Services
Earlier, He was heading the Six Sigma initiative for Wipro Limited and mentored various Business transformation and Business process improvement projects across IT, BPO and Manufacturing areas.
Worked with General Electric as Master Black Belt
Recently he has published an article in APQC on " Using Gamification to Enhance Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, and Learning" and wrote a chapter on "Youth and Cross-Generational KM", in a book titled "Next Generation KM – Insights and Practice for Resilient Organizations" by ARK group.
Filed a Patent Application on Sensitivity Add-in tool (Transformation tool) for the calculation of sensitivity coefficients in August 2002
Mentored around 500 Green Belt Projects in Engineering, IT and Services
Received Best Six Sigma Project of the Month award from GE Power Systems in Feb 2003.
CEO Team Excellency award from GE Power Systems for my Black Belt Project.
Certificate of Achievement for demonstrating the GE Value "Solve" from President and CEO of GE Infrastructure Water & Process Technologies, George Oliver in 2004
Received Best Six Sigma Project-2005-06 award at Wipro Corporation Level
First Runner up award under the LEAN Six Sigma (Services) category in Six Sigma Excellence Awards-2006 national competition held by Sysmbiosis Management Institute, Pune India.
Received 2nd Prize in the IT/ITES category for one of the Six Sigma projects in the National level ISI&NIQR Six Sigma Project Contest held by ISI in Bangalore in Feb 2007
Best Practice Manager award in 2009-10 across Wipro Consulting Services
WCS IMEA – Deal Champion award for winning the largest consulting order for the region in March 2012
"EPIFANIO" award for Capability building in teams at Wipro Quality organization level in March 2013