CyientifIQ Innovation League

5536 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5
5536 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5

Winners are announced.

starts on:
Sep 16, 2023, 04:00 PM ()
ends on:
Oct 16, 2023, 12:00 AM ()
starts on:
Oct 23, 2023, 05:00 PM ()
ends on:
Nov 20, 2023, 01:00 AM ()



Katie Cook

President/Cyient NAM


Katie is a graduate of the University of Idaho, holding both a Bachelor of Science in Education and Mathematics. Her career started at IBM in sales, and as she climbed the professional ladder, she embraced engineering leadership roles. Currently, she is a staunch advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives in her organization. Her true passion lies in mentoring the next generation of engineers, nurturing their growth and development. Outside of work, she cherishes quality time with her family.

Alexandra Flores

Director of Business Development-Digital / Cyient NAM


Allie is a versatile professional who began her career as a full-stack developer and now excels in business development. With expertise in various digital technologies, her strength lies in building strong customer connections and offering the right solutions through collaboration with the Cyient team. She majored in MIS at UCONN and Rensselaer and enjoys outdoor activities with friends and family, along with attending networking events with colleagues/customers.

Pradeepa Shivashwamy

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Consultant Director, I Cyient India

Pradeepa graduated in Industrial and Production Engineering from Bangalore University before embarking on his career in product development and manufacturing at a Machine Tool manufacturing company. His expertise covers a wide spectrum of product engineering, optimization, manufacturing, and aftermarket services. Throughout his career, he has been deeply involved with PLM and CAD platforms and has actively contributed to numerous successful PLM implementations as a functional consultant. His passion lies in exploring the possibilities that intelligent PLM integration can offer, particularly in development, manufacturing, and data analytics.

John Renard

President/Cyient Europe


John Renard leads and strengthens Cyient’s business operations in Europe. Besides specializing in financial management and global outsourcing, he leads the company’s efforts in the geospatial sector. John is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an alumnus of the University of Cambridge. He did his Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Cambridge, which he followed with a One Year Management Studies Course run by the Engineering Faculty at Cambridge (precursor to the Judge Business School MBA). His first job out of college was as a General Management Trainee for a transportation and logistics company. Before joining Cyient in 1999, John ran his own consultancy business and worked for a small London-based geodemographic consultancy that Cyient (then known as Infotech) bought.

Prabhakar Shetty

Chief Digital Officer/Cyient Global


Prabhakar’s first job out of college was as an engineer working on cutting-edge technology projects. He majored in Electronics and Communication at Karnatak University and received his EPSCM, Supply Chain Management, from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. With his diverse career in consulting and enterprise Technology Services with industry Majors, he honed a strong background in digital innovation, paving the way for his current position as Chief Digital Officer.

Narendra Sivalenka

Engineering Director / Cyient India


Narendra leverages his cross-industry experience of over 25+ years to build industry-agnostic solutions in a

Digital Advisory role using I4.0 technologies. He started his career in the Merchant Navy as a Marine Engineer sailing on the high seas before moving to a shore job in an ER&D company. He has a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and an Executive MBA. Beyond his professional pursuits, he enjoys cherishing moments with his family and indulging in his passion for cricket.

Srinivas Kudavelly

Sr Engineering Director & Tech Evangelist / Cyient India


Srinivas is a Computer Science graduate from BITS Pilani, India, with a Master's degree. He has over 25 years of diverse experience in Consumer Electronics, Biomedical Instrumentation, and Medical Imaging, leading cross-functional teams to develop innovative 3D/4D quantification solutions from concept to market. He has over 25 Patent filings and 12 Patent Grants. He has mentored 30+ students, guided 10+ master's thesis students, and is an IEEE Senior Member (2007) actively contributing as a peer reviewer for academic papers. Srinivas is an avid quizzer and a voracious reader in his free time.

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Mahesh Nagaraj
Arun Jayasingh
Tim Van De Roye
Rathinder Bhat

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Global eR&D Leader | Vice President & Technology Partner | Head of DTAG - EMEA at Cyient

Global eR&D Leader with 25+ years of experience in Strategy, New Business Development, Industry Offering led Sales and Solutions , P&L ownership , Large deals and M&As, having worked at leading global organizations . With focussed Go-To-Market strategy2execution for diverse industries , scaled new markets and regions in diverse industries i.e., Semiconductor & Electronics ,Mining, Energy & Utilities, Life-Sciences, Automotive, and TMT

Passionate about Sustainability solutions and working with eco-system for enabling Transition to clean energy and renewables, De-carbonization and CCS, EV & Battery Management and Automated Plants. Leveraging next generation connectivity solutions i.e., 5G and 6G for vertical segments and Industry 4.0

Focus on Digital Transformation with High impact solutions e.g., Digital Product Design, Digital Twins , Predictive Analytics , Asset Management , Tracking and Maintenance, RPA with Superior User Experience.

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