Director, IT at The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Mr. Vijay Kumar is a post graduate in Software Programming. He has over 38 years of experience in the industry, of which 30 years were dedicated to the field of Information Technology. Prior to Akshaya Patra he was associated with The Himalaya Drug Company where he has experience of more than 25 years. There he was instrumental in setting up the entire IT infrastructure. He has also proven his proficiency in international operations by setting IT hubs and Data Centres across Dubai for Himalaya Drug. He has also rolled out SAP ERP in all the International Hubs. Adding to Vijay Kumar’s excellence, he was also instrumental in the implementation of State of the Art Data Centre, Complete Business Continuity Plan, EMC Avamar Data backup, MLPS as well as providing internet connectivity to 42 plants and 35 warehouses across the country ensuring 24 hour ERP Connectivity. He has also implemented SAP R3, SAP PLM and SAP HCM & Microsoft Dynamics across the organization. Vijay Kumar’s expertise also lies in setting up of Enterprise Scale IT Infrastructure. Previous to Himalaya Drug, he was also associated with organisations like International Instruments India and MICRO Focus UK.