Mr. M K Naveen
Naveen is an engineering alumnus of the Bangalore UV and a management alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur. An innovator and strategist by passion and profession, his 14 years of multicultural work experience in India (starting from YIL for 8 years) and abroad (primarily in Tokyo, Singapore etc) spans engineering, marketing and R&D. As an Executive Director, he currently heads the R&D operations of Yokogawa IA Tech India. He has presented talks and papers on international forums -, has a couple of patents and a few pending applications to his credit. He is interested in Knowledge Management, innovation and specifically the role of leadership in both.
Mr. Sanjeev Neelappa
Director - India R&D Centre
Sanjeev is an Instrumentation Technology engineer with a Master of Science in Software Systems followed by MBA from Indian Institute of Management under Executive Management Programme. He holds certifications in Project Management Programme (PMP) and Certified SCRUM Master (CSM). His areas of expertise are Global Program Management, People Leadership, New Product & Business Development, Strategy Planning & Execution Excellence, Metrics Management, Organization Development, Process Excellence. Sanjeev has worked for more than 15 years with companies like Yokogawa and Honeywell in various capacities to build up significant experience of other process industry like Oil and gas. Sanjeev currently leads YTI as Head of India Software Development Center.