Ali Katkhada was appointed as the Group Chief Information Officer of Depa Group on Jan 16 2007. Prior to, he was leading teams in Oregon, US in building applications for federal government and private sectors. Mr. Katkhada has more than fifteen years of experience in IT strategy, IT governance & compliance, IT security, business transformation & process automation, IT infrastructure & operations along with a multitude of successful ERP and CRM implementations. Mr. Katkhada is also a keynote speaker in many global IT conferences and universities and was ranked among Top Global CIOs for 2015. Mr Katkhada holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Technology Management from Portland State University, USA. In addition to his Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering and Diploma in Radio communication, he is an Oracle Certified Professional 2002 and also holds certifications in ITIL and PMP from the Project Management Institute.