Chetan Rao, Founder & Director
Chetan has over 25 years of experience in IT enabled Business Process Transformation, Information Systems Development, and Organizational Change Management, of which 17 years were in the TIC Industry working at Bureau Veritas as Head of Global IT, Consumer Product Services.
At Bureau Veritas (BV), Chetan successfully led the creation, design, and development of business critical, customer facing Business Process, Supply Chain Quality and Risk management systems (He is the first named inventor of the BV OneSource Suite). Chetan revamped core internal legacy information management systems, developed innovative enterprise rich internet, responsive web and mobile platforms for both the Lab Testing (LIMS) and Inspection, Audit, Certification (IAC) businesses.
As part of the M&A management team, he played a pivotal role in successfully integrating acquired businesses worldwide, putting most of the operating network on a common information systems backbone. He leveraged cross border talent pools to provide globally scalable resources and cost-effective Systems Development, Quality, Infrastructure and Datacenter Operations Management services – this provided a strong shared services foundation to support all BV group businesses in strategic, high growth regions.
Before moving to Hong Kong, Chetan worked as a consultant in the United States on Federal Government projects, and before that he developed software products for the Financial Services segment in India.
Chetan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University (India), an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST Business School) and a Master of Science degree in Finance also from HKUST Business School. He is a certified ITIL Expert