Ani Bhalekar heads Accenture Digital’s Mobile and IoT (Industry X.0) practice for ASEAN+. This group drives digital transformation across client operations, from R&D to engineering and manufacturing―reinventing their businesses to unlock digital value. This practice includes the cross-industry IoT team focused on industrial IoT, smart buildings, connected transport and blockchain.
Mr. Bhalekar is also part of Accenture Mobility’s global leadership team. He is a key contributor to Accenture’s thought leadership and often represents Accenture’s point of view to industry analysts and publications in Asia, most recently on Industry 4.0 and Analytics across industries. Prior to Accenture, Mr. Bhalekar has been in leadership roles at Syniverse Technologies and Microsoft where he lead the formulation and execution of the company’s new product initiatives and was the head of worldwide planning with Samsung, respectively.
Mr. Bhalekar has 17+ years experience in different parts of the digital ecosystem in North America, Europe and Asia. He has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland and an executive masters from the Kellogg School of Management.