Mr. Rakesh Khetan
Achiever's Success Story
Pioneering Technology with Two Decades of Versatile Expertise
In the ever-evolving realm of technology, Rakesh Khetan stands as a seasoned professional, currently serving as the Head of the Information Technology department at IB group (ABIS exports Indi private limited). His illustrious career spanning over two decades has witnessed a remarkable journey through various roles and industries, symbolizing his adaptability and unyielding commitment to technological excellence.
Rakesh’s journey commenced as a network engineer and embarked on a diverse path encompassing cyber security, application development, project management, business intelligence, Sales IT expertise, and leadership roles. He has traversed the evolution of technology, from the days when PCs served as servers to the current era of instant server provisioning and resource scalability. His invaluable experience spans across industries including financial outsourcing (Megasoft solutions), office automation (RICOH), automobile (Subros and TATA Motors), and FMCG (Olam international, Adani Wilmar, IB group).
With a formal education in Computer Sciences, Rakesh has augmented his knowledge with five postgraduate courses and earned professional certifications such as SIAM professional and ITIL V4 foundation. As a member of the elite CIO Klub, he continues his educational journey through online courses, currently pursuing an EPBA course.
Rakesh Khetan’s career exemplifies the power of passion and relentless pursuit, propelling individuals to the zenith of success in the dynamic technology landscape. His current mission is to mentor and guide young talents, encouraging them to take ownership, break free from predefined roles, and become manager-owners of their tasks.
Among his major accolades, Rakesh is currently leading the digital transformation journey at IB group, working closely with partners like AWS and Zscaler. Under his leadership, Adani Wilmar’s D2C and Retail business, branded as “Fortune ONLINE” and “Fortune Mart,” has been launched and scaled up. He has been honored by Adani Wilmar Limited for implementing a secondary sales solution and recognized by TATA Motors North region team for SAP implementation. Additionally, he has received accolades from SUBROS for SAP support across all plants and was the recipient of the Next 100 CIO of India Award in 2016.
Rakesh Khetan’s career is a testament to his dedication to the ever-advancing field of technology, where he not only embraces change but also leads transformational journeys for organizations while nurturing the next generation of tech leaders.