Toshiba Software India Private Limited (TSIP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba Group has announced the appointment of Ramdas Baliga as its new Managing Director.
Holding a Master of Technology (MTech) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, Baliga succeeds Takashi Ishikawa who was at the helm of Toshiba Software India Pvt. Ltd. for four years.
Welcoming Baliga to his new role, Takashi Ishikawa said, “It has been a great pleasure to serve as the MD of TSIP. During my tenure, I established the slogan “Across & Beyond” to further enhance the value of TSIP.”
“I am proud that, with this slogan, TSIP has accelerated its shift from ODC (Offshore Development Centre) to CoE (Centre of Excellence), even during the difficult period of pandemic. I am happy to pass on the baton to Ramdas Baliga, who has been leading a wide area of business with various technology domains in TSIP. I believe Baliga will lead TSIP to greater heights.” Ishikawa added.
Commenting on his appointment, Ramdas Baliga said, “Toshiba Software India is an intrinsic part of the Toshiba Group’s digital and software transformation worldwide. As the world shifts towards digital transformation at an accelerated pace, we aim to empower digital agility across and beyond Toshiba, evolving TSIP into a Digitally Agile Centre of Excellence.”
“TSIP’s deliveries tie very well into Toshiba’s goal of applying Digital Technologies across Physical systems, where Toshiba is already a world leader, thereby realizing leadership in Cyber-Physical Systems. Grounded in the Group’s commitment of “Committed to People, Committed to the Future.”, TSIP’s expertise covers a wide range of high-technology domains including energy and infrastructure systems, smart card systems, battery management systems, solid-state memories & hard-disk storage, System-on-Chip (SoC), automotive, Multi-Function Peripheral (MFP), Point-of-Sale (PoS), bar-code systems and medical systems.” He added.
Ramdas further added, “We are building a robust team of engineers who will acquire and expand their skillset working on advanced Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Computer Vision and IoT Cloud technologies etc.”
Baliga joined TSIP in 2003. During his over 18 years of association with the company, he held various leadership roles and positions and played an instrumental role in designing and developing IT technologies and solutions for Toshiba Group companies in India and overseas.
Under his aegis, Toshiba Software’s development centres at Bengaluru and Pune have long been considered centres of operational excellence. Currently, TSIP has a strong team of more than 1000 employees and is aspiring to increase the talent acquisition efforts to fulfil its rapidly expanding customer base.
TSIP has successfully created an innovative and flexible work environment to bring out the best in the employees and make TSIP a great place to work. Endeavouring to achieve operational excellence at all times, TSIP will contribute to DIGITAL INDIA, to turn on the promise of a new day.