Dr. Gaurav Pradhan, is one of few Global Professionals who has excellent blend of Technology & Business Consulting experience in more the 48 countries, working with best of Global clients in Telecom, Banking, Retail, Retail, Transport, Government, Education........
He Joined Timetunnel as CTO and is currently CTO & CEO for Timetunnel Consulting, RSA. He is also an Independent Consultant to a many large energy, Telecom and Banks and does consulting on end to end IT solutions. He is an also visiting faculty to many Business schools and corporate.
Apart from his expertise in Telecom and Banking, he has huge domain strength in other industry such as Unified Transport, Airline, Oil and Gas, Retail, Education, etc.
He has also been a key advisor / architect to design the Multi channel single ticket unified transport system in Asia considered being one of the best. Indirectly he was also tasked to design the offsite support system for one of big Transport client. He has developed "Timetunnel Green View" based on T-FOSS & Timetunnel Green Framework architecture running on T-Cloud which not only brings down the business computing cost but also makes it highly secure and mobile.
This solution is a boon to Rural Development, Education, e-learning, Transport, Airline, Government…….
Dr. Pradhan is also appointed as Executive Member of South African Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is a SME on ICT, Physical Infrastructure, Telecom & Banking.
He is also the Global ICT advisor to S&P, Banking Forum, ITB and TT Research.
Dr. Pradhan was recently invited on state visit by two Africa state to mentor them on leveraging the ICT for e-governance, education and transform the Banking system from retail point to central bank including Virtualization of SAP in banking & telecom cutting down licensing cost by 30%.
Dr. Gaurav Pradhan was awarded with “Hind Rattan Award 2010” by Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Government of India at 29th International Conference of NRIs.
This prestigious award is being presented for his outstanding services, achievements and contributions in IT Industry globally and keeping the Flag of India high. He is the first NRI from South Africa to be awarded this prestigious award.
Dr Pradhan was honored with this award on the eve of Republic Day, 25th of January 2010, at a glittering function in the presence of dignitaries from all over the world at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi.