Genesys International Corporation, an advanced mapping solutions company, has appointed Sameer Sankhe as its chief digital officer (CDO).
Sankhe will be responsible for digitising the existing business and building new products such as 3D digital twin (enterprise metaverse), an API-driven revenue stream for clients in India and abroad. In addition, he will provide leadership for overall business transformation, the Mumbai-headquartered company said in a statement.
Sankhe has previously led digital transformation consulting at Salesforce India and comes with over two decades of experience in tech entrepreneurship and digital transformation for companies of various sizes worldwide.
"Sameer comprehensively understands building tech-enabled businesses ground up and managing enterprise-wide digital transformation. Genesys is on a mission to provide key digital infrastructure in India, and Sameer's cross-functional leadership is strategic for us. It will enable scaling up the entire business through transformation," said Sajid Malik, managing director, Genesys International.
"Genesys is assembling a critical component of the nation's digital infrastructure, and I am very excited to join the company's mission as CDO. For locational intelligence, India needs to catch up with data and accuracy to help businesses build operational efficiencies and better decision-making aid,” added Sankhe.
Sankhe has been an inventor and serial entrepreneur, building new products and businesses in the tech space. During his stint at Tata Projects, he worked extensively on the digital transformation of infrastructure projects, telematics, smart cities, and sustainability (including IoT-enabling water distribution networks under the Jal Jeevan Mission). He holds a patent for IoT applications as a lead innovator. He has also been a strategy consultant for Fortune 100 clients across the US,Europe, and Asia.