Vikas Revankar heads the Indian operations for the Software & Automation group in Process Solutions R&D for Merck KGgA (Life Sciences). In his current role, Vikas Revankar setup and runs the Indian software operations and now has additional responsibility of Solution Management (Product & Architecture roadmap) for the Digital Bio Processing program(s). With a career spanning 17 years in various engineering and management roles across Pharma, Life Sciences, Technology Startup and Companies, Vikas Revankar specializes in technical program management for large digital programs. At the MES ASIA conference, he looks forward to learning more on implementation strategies , experiences & challenges from other professionals who are working on digital programs in the Pharma Manufacturing space. Vikas holds a degree in management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India . In his spare time (read weekends between numerous travels) , Vikas loves to play soccer with his son, spend time cook new menus with his wife apart from catching few games of squash with his friends.
The Pop in your Job: What drives you / what is your passion:
The manner in which we are relooking at the abstraction of control strategy across the experience layer to the operations layer and then introducing IT , OT to help exploit the best capabilities and make them work together.