Tata Consulting Engineers Limited
With over 35 years of experience, S Vidyanand is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons Ltd. TCE offers a wide range of multi-disciplinary design & engineering services and Project Management across several sectors.
Vidyanand joined TCE as a Trainee Engineer in 1987 and served as Process Engineer for multiple coal and gas-based power projects. Later he moved to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Takasago, Japan, in 1993, where he worked as Project Engineer in the Combined Cycle Power Plant Engineering department. He was involved in the Engineering and Project Management of Combined Cycle EPC Projects executed by Mitsubishi in the Middle East.
Subsequently, Vidyanand moved to Siemens AG, Germany, in 1997, where he worked as Product Manager in the Power Plant Division in Erlangen and was involved in developing standard reference plant solutions and Value Engineering for Thermal Power Plants and Marketing activities for Siemens global EPC business.
He re-joined TCE in 2002 and has held various positions as Lead Engineer, Project Manager, and Head of Sales in the Power Business Unit before taking over as Business Unit Head. In 2020 he took over as President of the Technology, Innovation and Digital cluster
In his career spread over 35 years, he has executed several first-time complex engineered projects involving innovative solutions. He has also played a significant role in the growth of International business in TCE. In his previous role as President - Technology, Innovation and Digital, he contributed to streamlining digital services and developing a suitable partnership ecosystem for sustainable growth and P&L of the Digital Business Unit. He also led the technology team to collaborate more with academia and industry to develop innovative solutions in new areas like energy transition, waste recycling etc
Passionate about innovation, Vidya drove the creative engine of the company while focusing on developing digitisation and digitalisation services. In his current role as COO, he will be responsible for strategy execution and talent development to address requirements in newer fields and enhance innovative value-added services to the customers.Download Profile