In this new role as a CIO, he is expected to work towards digitization and automation of the existing landscape and harmonizing it with new IT initiatives
Sudhir Kanvinde has moved on from the Indian Ports Association (IPA), Ministry of Shipping – GOI and has now joined an Indian plastics company – Mumbai-based Supreme Industries as a CIO. Supreme Industries handles volumes of over 320000 tonnes of polymers annually. At IPA, he led the IT domain as Executive Director IT.
In this new role as a CIO, he is expected to work towards digitization and automation of the existing landscape and harmonizing it with new IT initiatives. To optimize operations, ensure scalability and drive business goals, he aims to effectively use technologies like IOT, AI and ML.
He has over 25 years of experience in IT management. In his last assignment as Executive Director IT at IPA, he has led various IT projects across Indian ports and managed several on-going technology initiatives while introducing a few new ones. Before joining the Ministry of Shipping, he held the role at IL&FS Transportation Networks and successfully executed IT projects such as the implementation of SAP ERP solution at ITNL across all locations. He has spent over 6 years at the transportation company and introduced IT policies, IT governance and other key IT initiatives apart from core technology implementations.
He is the recipient of the prestigious Digital India Platinum Award 2020 for his contribution to the Indian ports sector. The award was conferred on him and his team by the Hon. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.