Genesys International Corporation, a homegrown player in the locational intelligence space, has announced the appointment of Sameer Sankhe as Chief Digital Officer (CDO).
Sankhe has previously led digital transformation consulting at Salesforce India. He helped Salesforce's key clients in their vision-to-value journey. He has over two decades of experience in tech entrepreneurship and digital transformation for companies of various sizes worldwide.
Sankhe has been an inventor and serial entrepreneur, building new products and businesses in the tech space. During his stint at Tata Projects, he worked extensively on the digital transformation of infrastructure projects, telematics, smart cities, and sustainability (including IoT-enabling water distribution networks under the Jal Jeevan Mission). He holds a patent for IoT applications as a lead innovator. He has also been a strategy consultant for Fortune 100 clients across the US, Europe, and Asia.
He will be responsible for digitising the existing business and building new products such as 3D digital twin (enterprise metaverse), an API-driven revenue stream for clients in India and abroad. In addition, he will provide leadership for overall business transformation.
Sajid Malik, Managing Director, Genesys International, said, "We are delighted to welcome Sameer aboard. He comprehensively understands building tech-enabled businesses ground up and managing enterprise-wide digital transformation. Genesys is on a mission to provide key digital infrastructure in India, and Sameer's cross-functional leadership is strategic for us. It will enable scaling up the entire business through transformation."
Sankhe said, "Genesys is assembling a critical component of the nation's digital infrastructure, and I am very excited to join the company's mission as CDO. For locational intelligence, India needs to catch up with data and accuracy to help businesses build operational efficiencies and better decision-making aid. We aspire to be the leading tech company in this space globally.”