Popularly known as "IT Guru"
Celebrity CIO awarded with many national and international prestigious awards for Innovations and Excellence

Dr. Makarand Sawant

Ranked among India's Top Eminent CIOs


Nilesh Avhad, Consultant at Oracle - "Makarand is one of those rare managers who also naturally serves as an inspiring mentor for the whole staff. With a background in IT Management and fifteen years worth of experience as senior management, Makarand exhibits strong interpersonal skills and a unique capacity for empathy. These qualities most notably translate in his ability to motivate a team to care about its project and be invested in the project’s success. Makarand is the go-to person for conflict resolution and problem solving. Though he’s never one to draw attention to himself, Makarand’s positive attitude and the respect others feel toward him are palpable."

Prasad Kadam, AGM - IT at DFPCL - "Makarand is highly respected by his colleagues and subordinates. He skillfully manages the plethora of personalities. His enthusiastic, optimistic attitude is contagious and serves to motivate and energize his staff. He is a natural leader who has the gift of identifying each staff member’s primary talents and bringing out the best in each one throughout the course of the work. Makarand is very calm and collected under pressure. He has superb problem-solving skills as well as exceptional team-building skills. On multiple occasions, he has proven that he can bring IT to bear to solve business issues—while simultaneously managing costs and risks. Makarand is a technology and business visionary."

Rajendra Chaudhari, Key Account Manager - "Makarand is a well balanced technocrat & reserves all the best possibilities to whom he represent."

Manas Das, VP - HR at MCC PTA India Corporation Pvt. Ltd. - "Makarand is one one of the quiet but strong performer. His man management was something that many can learn. His time management and strong knowledge on IT platforms and systems is all time asset for any organization."

Ujwal M. Ghorpade, Director (Image Informatics), BioImagene Inc. - "Makarand was very instrumental in handling some of the key clients of the company. He was well connected with the client counterparts, and was very successful in keeping them engage with the development-team. His constant efforts to keep the client engaged with the delivery-team, resulted in better software-quality because of the client's involvement in the development process. It also improved the overall satisfaction level of the client."

Satya Patri, Director at Impetech IT Solution Pvt Ltd & GlazeRocks Pvt Ltd. - "One of perfect delivery manager. Honest, cool in decision making, Great skill of managing expectation and delivering desired solution."

Chirag Bhalodiya, Senior Member of Technical Staff at Oracle - "Makarand was one of the best delivery manager with whom i have worked till now, he is very frank and cool in his approach towards work. His decision making skill and time management is something that everybody can learn from."

Sunil Jha, QA in Zensar Technologies - "As Account Manager, Makarand is very dedicated and goal oriented having strategic thinking skills. His organization, and time-management skills makes every team player to work his best with him."

Mukesh Kasundra, Team Lead at Persistent Systems - "In his role as Account Manager, I found Makarand to be the most passionate and effective account /product manager I've ever worked with. His attention to detail and drive to create the best possible product make him a rare and valuable asset to any technology effort."

Ajay Murthy, Systems Administrator at Datacom, Australia. - "A consummate professional, Makarand's can-do approach in his role as Project Consultant means he is a joy to work with on any project, irrespective of complexity or length. Genuinely enthusiastic, he is motivated and motivating to all members of the team - be they technical, creatives, management or client. Makarand's energy to deliver a project is infectious, which is a great quality to have in a Project Consultant. A positive team player, great all-rounder and very knowledgeable. Makarand delivers on all fronts. Highly recommended. His communication and people skills are excellent. He had some very innovative ideas and sound technical skills."

Ritesh Naidu, Sr. Manager at Bitscan Services Private Ltd. - "Makarand is a person with huge knowledge and humble personality. A hard core IT person, totally dedicated to his work and can get going in any mode of situation. He is great supporter and encourager to his teammates & subordinate’s. He has a very high confidence level and absolute positive approach to any new venture he is in. A balanced personality giving importance to personal and professional life. It was my honor working with him and learned lots of thing from him."

Ashutosh Padki, Test Specialist at MindTree Ltd. - "Makarand is a very hard working professional. He is a very good mentor and colleague. He is a good listner and analyzer of the situations. If I get a chance, I would surely like to work with him again." 

Yogesh Anarse, Team Leader at Bharat Forge( Kalyani Technologies Ltd) - "We have worked together fantastic support approach for the customer."

Shravan Ganjoo, Experienced Strategic Partner and Business Manager - "Makarand is clear case of man going from strength to strength. To see him in his current role and I am sure he will create value wherever and whichever role is provided to him.A guy with very strong work ethic and clear foresight. Wish him all the best."