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Chinar Deshpande - Criti. Thane, MAHARASHTRA, IN

Chinar Deshpande Chinar Deshpande



Technology and Innovation Expert - Retail, Healthcare, Education








 With over 22 years of enriching experience in the field of information technology, Chinar has played a leadership role at various well-known multinationals in the capacity of CIO. Chinar has spearheaded many complex and innovative IT initiatives with direct business impact. By influencing technology and business teams, Chinar has been very successful in effecting change management at an organizational level.
 Chinar brings with him a deep experience in variety of latest technologies such as RFID, mobile computing, cloud computing and social collaboration. Chinar has successfully implemented variety of large-scale ERP solutions and has effectively developed high-profile relationships with top IT companies including but not limited to SAP, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, Fujitsu and the likes, at the global platform.
 As a Director and a CEO, Chinar currently runs a global delivery center and a commercial IT services business of a US-based technology company, Criti. Under his stewardship, company has grown 100% year-on-year for the last 3 years having serviced customers in US, Europe and India. Chinar’s vision has lead Criti to develop 3 intellectual properties in the field of retail, healthcare and identity management.

Industry Expertise (3)

IT Services/Consulting

Health Care - Services


Areas of Expertise (3)

Change Management for Successful Erp Implementations

Driving Technology Strategy for Tomorrow's Enterprise

Impact of Social Collaboration and Mobile Computing On Business Strategy

Accomplishments (3)

Setting up a Global Delivery Center for a US based Technology Company (professional)

Chinar has built a state of the art Global Delivery Center in India and a robust on-shore/off-shore model to cater to any challenging technology work. Currently his unit supports multiple international customers. Chinar has been instrumental in building a strong collaboration with high profile management and technology institutes in order to attract and retain niche talent.

Innovative Product Design (professional)

Under Chinar's leadership, his company has built innovative products in Retail, Healthcare & Biometrics verticals. The retail industry product "Spectrum" is already running across 4 countries in Europe. Spectrum has been successfully launched in the US at NRF 2011 as well as at IRF in India.

Largest SAP Implementation for Large Multi-format Reatiler (professional)

Successfully lead the implementation of SAP for Reatil in Future Group. Implemented and roll out SAP for over 20 formats across 500+ stores, 10+ warehouses, spanning 90+ cities. Lead the team of 450+ professionals to influence the company-wide adoption of SAP to be used by over 3000 users.

Education (3)

University of Louisville, KY, USA: MBA, Operations Management, Healthcare Management 1996

University of Louisville, KY, USA: MS, Computer Science 1993

V. J. T. I.: B.E., Electrical Engineering 1990

Affiliations (3)

  • Admissions Panel Member, Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research
  • Advisory Board Member, Retail Today Magazine
  • Founder Member of Retail Technology Conclave, RAI

Event Appearances (2)

Key Note Speech on Impact of Collaboration on Businesses Today

2nd Collaboration Retreat 2011, Mithi  Seminar Hall 4 and 5, 5th Floor, A-Wing, MCCIA Trade Tower, International Convention Center Complex, 403, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-411 016, India.


Pantaloon Retail SAP Implementation - Project SAARTHI

SAP Summit 2006  Mumbai



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training


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