Dhananjay Gundewar, DJ as he is known, is Vice President, responsible for the Research & Development of innovative software solutions at ETP. As a management team member, DJ has successfully executed different roles at ETP such as Implementation Consultant and Project Manager in addition to heading the R&D & ERP divisions. He has contributed significantly to the overall growth of ETP.
DJ has studied Mechanical Engineering and done his post-graduation in Industrial Engineering from the prestigious B-school, NITIE in Mumbai. He has earlier worked in Pal Peugeot Ltd. for 3 years, prior to joining ETP. He was responsible for the localization of Peugeot 309 components in India. He is certified by APICS for CPIM – Basics of Supply Chain module.
During a rich tenure of over 17 years at ETP, DJ has accomplished numerous large scale enterprise system implementation projects in several countries across Asia and the Middle East. Heading the R&D team, he is currently looking after the functional requirements of ETP’s various retail products. He determinedly strives to develop products that are user friendly, proactive and intuitive, and to ensure that the ETP Product Roadmap is suitably aligned with the present as well as future trends and requirements of the retail industry. He interacts with customers, project teams, prospects and other retail ecosystem players to make sure that the ETP products create the expected value for retailers and become a differentiator for them.
DJ firmly believes in management by review. His thoroughness in preparing for a project, strong resilience, methodological approach and candid communication skills make him a successful leader.
DJ’s family includes his wife and a lovely daughter. He has great interest in spirituality. In his spare time, DJ likes to pursue his different interest areas such as hiking, travelling, playing table tennis and reading.