Bigtech Software

Management Team

Gopal Phadnis- Director

Mr. Gopal Phadnis holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Mysore University and a PGDM from S P Jain Mumbai. He has served MICO Bengaluru, Siemens Information Systems Limited, Bengaluru at various positions. With over 21 years in industry, Mr. Gopal is currently director at Bigtech Software Private Ltd, Bengaluru. He has over 16 years experience in SAP business, managing various functions, from a consultant to Practice head. He is with Bigtech since Aug 2000.

Mr. Gopal is managing the SAP Practice at Bigtech Software private ltd since 2004. He takes care of Sales, Delivery, Business Development and strategic direction to organizational actions.

Key member in establishing Bigtech’s SAP business in India and Middle East

Ravischandra. B -Director

Mr. Ravischandra holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Bengaluru University. He has experience of over 24 years in industry working for AMCO Bengaluru, TAFE (Tractors And Farm Equipment) Chennai, Siemens Information Systems Ltd Bengaluru, Digital Global soft Bengaluru and Bigtech Software Private Ltd.

He has over 15 years experience in SAP Business involving end-to-end implementations, Support, optimizations, enhancements and training in industrial sectors like Automobiles, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Computer hardware in India and abroad.

He has been working in Bigtech since Nov 2001, holding various positions of Module lead to Delivery manager. Currently he manages delivery, operations involving responsibilities of people management and project delivery since 2005.

Sameer Pande- Program Manager

Mr. Sameer is having more than 25 years of total experience, of which 11 years is in SAP Consulting, Project Management and now Program Management.

Prior to joining Bigtech Software Private Ltd, he worked for 14 years Auto Major- Bajaj Auto Limited, during which he held various responsibilities.

Sameer holds a graduate degree in Mechanical engineering and is a certified SAP PP/APO Consultant. Currently, he holds the responsibility of Program Management of the SAP implementations for domestic and international assignments.

Earlier he was part of the ABB global rollout team in which he was the major contributor for Global template design in the Asia Pacific region spanning 10 different countries. Project was implemented through SAP India. He was team lead for Indian Oil Corporation's largest SAP upgradation project at New Delhi executed by SAP India

Sameer has got a varied experience in the field of SAP Implementation /Roll out /Upgrade and rescue experience across multiple industry verticals like Electronics, Auto Components, Tyre, Metal Industry, Oil and gas and Mining in India, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China and Thailand.

Srinivas Prabhakar– Principle Consultant and Solution Architect

Mr. Srinivas has been into SAP ERP space since 2005, prior to SAP he worked in domain from 2001 experience in different departments like R&D, Quality, Product development, Purchase & Projects.

At Bigtech Srinivas has worked in various capacities and currently holds the post of Solution Architect and Principle consultant. He has close to 12 E2E implementation project experience. He has vast experience of managing projects of varied size and varied complexity.

With strong functional experience Srinivas has excellent understanding of business process because of which Srinivas is credited by many of Bigtech clients for delivering a unique solution which are critical to business like Cylinder tracking solution for BGL, Mining solution for MSPL & MEL, Pipe tracking solution for APCO etc.

With strong knowledge of statutory requirements of India, Srinivas has helped many clients to adopt and align SAP processes according to legal requirements.

In-depth understanding of SAP product suite has helped Mr Srinivas to delivery right fit solutions to customers. Srinivas Prabhakar currently heads the SAP Solutions team.

Jayaprakash G– Sr. Manager Sales

Jayaprakash is an engineer from Mangalore University. Has experience in selling software products for more than 8 years

He is with Bigtech since 2007 and currently he is Senior Sales manager handling domestic sales of SAP services, working along with SAP sales team

Jayaprakash has good track record of customer retention and leveraging relationship for orders.

Santosh. D– Principle Consultant and Technical lead

Santosh is Computer science graduate from VTU Karnataka. He has experience clearly focused to SAP technologies. Having worked since 2006 in SAP, he has touched all the areas of development life cycles.

Having worked in most of SAP technologies like ECC, SRM, CRM, PLM. He has been a technical master for putting solutions together in very complex technical environments.

Having good experience in integration environment with third party systems, rolled out many challenging third party systems. He has capability of building teams and execute the work in a factory environment.

Currently he is Principle consultant and technical lead at Bigtech