Technical Operations Manager
Makarand holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer science engineering degree from Mumbai University.
More than 15 years of experience as consultant and management line positions within advanced technical product development. Architect and leader within development in the Microsoft and open source area.
He is currently Operations Manager at GCO Technology Center and is responsible for leading the research & development division, overseeing the company’s technology and process innovation, while ensuring optimal utilization of engineering.
Prior to joining GCO Technology Center, Makarand was the Manager for Reliance Industries, engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications. He has held Analyst positions at TATA-AIG Insurance company.
Makarand has been instrumental in creating scalable systems and processes to ensure teams are organised efficiently and reliably. He leads a team managing the requirements of ongoing projects. He also is involved in the Apps Team building and developing scalable event app software. Over the years he has recruited, trained and mentored new recruits, and takes great pride in guiding them as they develop into highly accomplished event professionals.