Amit Sir

MR. AMIT KULKARNI

Founder, Director and CEO​

MR. AMIT KULKARNI
Founder, Director and CEO

Mr. Amit Kulkarni is the owner and CEO of Automatic Infotech, a reputed SAP and IT Services company in India with a very loyal customer base in Germany, UK, India, APAC and Middle East.

Mr. Kulkarni has over 25 years of rich experience in the field of SAP consulting and Services industry. Mr. Kulkarni has worked with various leading Fortune 500 German corporations managing their global SAP projects. Mr. Kulkarni has spent considerable amount of time in Germany and South Africa.

In the year 2006, he formed Automatic Infotech in India after returning from Germany. Today, he has grown Automatic to a 250+ organization supporting leading European and Indian multinational organizations in their global SAP and IT projects.

Mr. Kulkarni is a socially active enterpreneur, a mentor to various young aspiring enterpreneurs and a passionate sportsperson.

Sharad Bal

MR. SHARAD BAL

Group Chairman

MR. SHARAD BAL
Group Chairman

Mr. Bal is the founder and the driving force behind Automatic group of companies. As a qualified Chartered accountant, Mr. Bal has over 41 years of experience in driving various business functions in the industry verticals: Finance, construction, manufacturing, media and consulting.

Mr. and Mrs. Bal started business activities in 1977 and have managed to now grow the business into a diversified group which employs over 2000 professionals across India.

Bal Madam

MRS. VRINDA S. BAL

Director

MRS. VRINDA S. BAL
Director

Mrs. Bal is master administrator and the details person of the group. Mrs. Bal is a qualified chartered accountant. Prior to joining the family business, Mrs. Bal, as a senior management member of Siemens has been responsible for various corporate responsibilities in India and Europe. Mrs. Bal has over 36 years of experience in driving various business functions in the industry verticals: Finance, construction, manufacturing, media and consulting.

Mr. and Mrs. Bal started business activities in 1977 and have managed to now grow the business into a diversified group which employs over 2000 professionals across India.

PallaviBal

PALLAVI BAL

Director

PALLAVI BAL
Director

Mrs. Pallavi is the legal backbone of the group. She is a qualified lawyer and has actively practiced corporate and family law in Mumbai high court. Represented the group in Germany and rest of Europe strengthening the group’s relationship with European customers and partners. Proven expertise in: Corporate law, Contracts, Commercials, Administration and Human resources

 

Palash

PALASH

Service Delivery Head

PALASH
Service delivery head

Palash heads our SAP Services delivery portfolio and is now also driving the S/4 - digital initiatives at Automatic. Palash has an extensive background of Business and SAP consulting services and has successfully managed various SAP implementation and support engagements for Automatic. Palash (with various teams) has successfully executed projects in Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing, Steel and Services industry.

Palash loves to travel and explore new locations and countries.

Anil

ANIL

Manager: Customer Engagements

ANIL
Manager: Customer engagements

Anil is responsible for strategic initiatives, customer engagements and larger domestic accounts. Anil has an extensive experience in IT program management and transformation projects. Before joining Automatic, Anil has worked for leading BFSI, Pharma, Engineering, Real Estate and Technology companies in IT leadership roles in India and USA.

Anil loves to read, travel and cook and is famous for introducing new culinary delicacies in the office kitchen.

Pankaj

PANKAJ

Manager: Application Development

PANKAJ
Manager: Application development

Pankaj heads our Application Development team covering the technology stack of Microsoft, Java and SharePoint. Pankaj is fondly referred to as Patient II as he is the second employee of the organization and has been spearheading the application services initiatives over the years. Pankaj and his team have successfully completed complex application development – migration – transformation assignments for our customers in Automotive – Steel – Manufacturing – Pharma verticals. 

Pankaj enjoys old melodies and is a designated singer for all company outings. Pankaj always steps forward to share the talent with fellow employees whenever possible. Making connection and keep expanding the circle is what he believes in.

Manoj

MANOJ

Manager: Infrastructure and Technical Services

MANOJ
Manager: Infrastructure and technical services

Manoj (Patient 0 for being the first employee of the company) is heads the IT Infrastructure and Basis support services portfolio of Automatic. Certified in various networking – server management areas, Manoj handles complex RIM projects for our customers with his team. Over the years, Manoj has also extensively developed his skills in SAP GRC / MDG.

Manoj loves to travel, click pictures, making memories in every aspect possible is his thing.

Rahul

RAHUL

Manager: ABAP Development Services

RAHUL
Manager: ABAP Development services

An integral part of the organization from early days, Rahul leads the ABAP development team at Automatic. Over the years, he and his team have successfully supported various global projects for all development requirements. Rahul has positively contributed in all the customer engagements throughout the years.

A calm personality coupled with a welcoming smile on the face – Rahul is always available to help anyone at any hours. Rahul loves playing cricket and is part of Automatic’s internal cricket team.

Akshay

AKSHAY

Lead: ABAP Development Services

AKSHAY
Lead: ABAP Development Services

Keeping it cool and professional is Akshay’s way of handling and tackling the challenges. Akshay leads a diverse and talented bunch within Automatic responsible for ABAP developments – new technologies (FIORI / UI5 / Workflow…). Akshay is also responsible for grooming the new ABAP talent within Automatic. Akshay has extensively worked on various complex customer engagements across different industry verticals.

Behind the calm exterior, Akshay is a fun loving guy who loves to go on long drives with music.

Arnab

ARNAB

Lead: SD/CS/PS – Steel and Metals

ARNAB
Lead: SD/CS/PS – Steel and Metals

Soothing voice - patience of a monk in dealing with issues – available to help anyone: that’s Arnab for you. Arnab manages our services delivery for the Steel – Metals verticals along with being the CoE member leading the SD-CS-PS competency. Managing the tasks and delivering the processes for the clients from round the globe has developed him the expertise to take-on any challenge and leaving it with the best results.

Arnab is one of the most charming personalities and a devoted foodie of the Automatic family.

SHWETA

SHWETA

Lead: FI/CO and Special Projects

SHWETA
Lead: FI/CO and Special Projects

Shweta heads the Finance and Controlling competency at Automatic. Her exceptional work and dedication is visible in every project that she delivers across various industry verticals. Shweta has excellent hands-on experience in the complex areas of FI – CO and GST. Shweta has been instrumental in grooming the new talent in the FI / CO consulting area and manages various customer engagements.

Shweta enjoys travelling and is an exceptional cook (especially anything related to seafood). Shweta is a designated feeder of anyone craving tasty seafood dishes at Automatic and ends up losing major portion of her lunch to the in-house scavengers.

Shipra

SHIPRA

Lead: MM/WM – Engineering and Discreet Manufacturing

SHIPRA
Lead: MM/WM - Engineering and Discreet Manufacturing

Shipra manages our services delivery for the Engineering – Discreet Manufacturing verticals along with being the CoE member leading the MM-WM competency. She has extensively contributed in successful solutions delivery for domestic and international projects. Shipra has excellent expertise in logistics and GST processes and has worked on numerous implementations and roll-outs.

A fitness enthusiast, Shipra has a smiling - charming and welcoming personality.

Mohsin

MOHSIN

Lead: PP/QM/PM – Pharmaceuticals

MOHSIN
Lead: PP/QM/PM – Pharmaceuticals

Mohsin manages our services delivery for the Pharmaceuticals vertical along with being the CoE member leading the PP-QM-PM competency. Mohsin has extensive pharma background and has successfully managed various complex assignments related to implementations – USFDA audits – QM initiatives.

Behind Mohsin’s shy smile and reserved personality is a helpful colleague always available to collaborate and help anyone in need.

Shashank

SHASHANK

Lead: MM/WM – Automotive

SHASHANK
Lead: MM/WM – Automotive

Shashank manages our services delivery for the Automotive vertical along with being the CoE member leading the MM-WM competency. Shashank has excellent expertise in Automotive, logistics and GST processes and has extensively contributed in successful solutions delivery for domestic and international projects.

It is difficult to find Shashank without a broad smile on his face. He loves to play cricket and is an integral part of our internal cricket team.

Kannav

KANNAV

Lead: PP/QM/PM – Data Migration and Automotive SCM

KANNAV
Lead: PP/QM/PM – Data migration and automotive SCM

Kannav manages our services delivery for the Data migration – Automotive SCM vertical along with being the CoE member leading the PP-QM-PM competency. Kannav has successfully managed various complex assignments related to global migrations – rollouts in various industry verticals.

A pocket dynamo of energy, Kannav is the heart of any party or social gathering showcasing his mischievous side and dancing skills.

Kaustubh

KAUSTUBH

Lead: EDI and Interfaces

KAUSTUBH
Lead: EDI and Interfaces

Kaustubh leads our EDI and Interface management competencies. Kaustubh is a multi-skilled resource with expertise in ABAP, Microsoft, Database systems and scripting environments. With his team, Kaustubh ensures that the entire EDI data transmission with external partners works seamlessly.

Kaustubh is a passionate cricket player and also enjoys travelling and trekking.

Sonali

SONALI

Lead: FI/CO – Agrochemicals

SONALI
Lead: FI/CO – Agrochemicals

Sonali joined our team a year ago after successful stints at Cognizant, IBM and L & T. Sonali has successfully delivered and managed various complex assignments in SAP FI / CO. At Automatic, Sonali is responsible for project management in Agrochemicals vertical.

Sonali loves to play badminton, watch tennis and read fiction.

Mitesh

MITESH

Lead: SAP Analytics – BI/BO/BW

MITESH
Lead: SAP Analytics – BI/BO/BW

Mitesh heads our SAP Analytics and BI/BW/BO services portfolio. Mitesh brings along hands-on expertise in the entire gamut of analytics services and has developed an excellent team around him. Customers from Chemicals – Pharma – Manufacturing verticals have benefits from his professional approach and devoted mindset.

In his past time, Mitesh enjoys trekking and snooker.

PARESH

PARESH

Lead: Engagement and Transformation

PARESH
Lead: Engagement and transformation

Paresh has recently joined our team to further strengthen our customer engagements and transformation initiatives.

Paresh has extensive experience in global SAP project assignments and has spent multiple years in the USA and Singapore. Before joining Automatic, Paresh was part of the Capgemini SAP competency and handled global implementation and support assignments.

Paresh is a learning enthusiast and has extensively built up his certification database in various skills and technologies. He is an avid amateur photographer with a large stock library.