Gopal Rangaraj has about 28 years of Professional Experience in Managing Information Technology domain, with Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Oils & Agrotech Industry Domain. Gopal started his career as a Chemical Engineer in the Manufacturing & Operations domain and moved to Corporate planning & Strategy, Management Consulting and, IT consulting after his management education. Gopal has over 16 years of working in the Information Technology domain as Solution consultant, Delivery head, and as Head of Information Technology group – CIO, with Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals Industry. Working with an organization in the pharma domain, Gopal has implemented a number of technology initiatives, that have won recognitions and awards. Currently, Gopal is working with Alembic Pharmaceuticals as their CIO and IT Head, and mandated with deploying Technology solutions in alignment with the growth imperatives of the organization.
With over 16 years of domain experience with him, Gopal is a speaker and is invited as a participant to speak on subjects in different industry forums. Gopal is responsible for leading the various IT initiatives, that include, drawing up architecture and roadmap for new technology interventions in the pharma supply chain, and initiatives for the digitization of key business functions and in putting together a new information security initiatives and infrastructure to support the future growth needs of the organization. Gopal is an avid reader, and has a keen interest in the area data-analytics and driving a number of initiatives to help the organization become Analytics ready. Prior to this, Gopal Rangaraj led Technology initiatives, IT strategy, operations, and control at Reliance Life Sciences( RLS). Winner of CIO 100 awards and CIO Hall of Fame awards for the project implemented at RLS. Gopal is an active participant in industry forums to discuss technology subject.