Khushnud has vast Group CIO experience for global multinational companies in the manufacturing as well as service industry. He has also served as the member of the Executive Committee at Qualiflyer - a Swissair group company.
Khushnud is a strong business leader having an IT and business shared services career spanning 25+ years and has been through several technology and operating model life-cycles and transformations.
During his career, he has led several mission critical initiatives bringing in multi-million dollar savings as well as spear-headed award winning digital initiatives. He has been a member of several boards and discussion panels and has been the holder of prestigious CIO awards in Switzerland and Europe.
In his initial years, he started as an entrepreneur and specialized in data analytics and programming for market research and multinational clients. He also worked as Lead Database Analyst in a joint venture company between Tata Sons and Swissair.
He holds an Executive MBA degree from IMD Lausanne and has completed several Executive leadership trainings at Stanford and IMD. He has graduated in Physics and holds a diploma in computer studies.
Burzin, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer leads the financial, administration and HR areas at InfoKrafts.
With over 2 decades of experience in the Finance arena with Global and Corporate stints at reputed/ Fortune 500 companies like Siemens, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tata, Godrej, Burzin has been instrumental in the Financial Stewardship, Governance & Strategy, Risk management, Process Improvement, Audit and Business Leadership in these Companies.
Burzin joins Infokrafts from August 1, 2018 after a long innings of 15+ years with Siemens, where he has led several leadership roles viz Currency Risk Management, Commodity Hedging, Pensions, IFRS, SOX, Performance Controlling, Lead Financial Audit for Siemens Affiliates in APAC, Financial Policies and Guidelines, Budgeting, Forecasting and RE Asset Management.
Burzin is a Chartered Accountant from PwC and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He holds a degree in Certified Internal Audit (CIA), US. Also, attended the Leadership Development Programme (LDP) at IIM, Ahmedabad through Siemens.
Raju nurtures major customer relationships and overseeing delivery and capability building. He brings a unique combination of working across Delivery, pre-sales, new business sales, account management, P&L Management across geographies.
He worked for IT majors like TCS, IMR (now CGI), Infosys and Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd. before starting his own venture helping mid-sized companies compete better in the market.
At Polaris, he was the Chief Solutions Officer leading practices with 3,000+ specialists including Digital and Analytics. A Vice President at Infosys, he managed business portfolios in Europe. He has held senior delivery and account management positions at IMR and TCS.
Raju holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Gulbarga University in Karnataka and a master’s degree in Engineering from IIT, Kanpur.
In his free time, he works with Adamya Chetana (www.adamyachetana.org), a highly respected NGO passionate about nutrition, health and education of under-privileged children and spreading green lifestyle. Another area of his interest is working with engineering institutes to bridge the gap between education and the industry. He also mentors start-up entrepreneurs. He likes reading, travelling and cooking.