About us A. S. Viswanathan August 24th, 2018

About Us

Team ASV’s key responsibility is to tap your dormant potential and expand your capacity for better decision making. We will guide you to realise your vision by keeping you informed, educated and focused. Team ASV’s current footprint is in India, Germany and China. We believe that execution is the key to success and we work closely with the leadership and execution teams to ensure an action orientation and implementation focus throughout our engagement.

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A.S. Viswanathan Team

A.S. Viswanathan


A.S. Viswanathan is an industry veteran with around four decades of experience in various leadership roles, board positions and global responsibilities. He founded Team ASV Consultants in 2012 , a Management and IT Consulting firm, with a focus on areas like Management Advisory services, Business transformation, Manufacturing Intelligence, Industry 4.0 and Leadership development.

Viswanathan’s experience spans various functions like Industrial Engineering, Strategic Planning, Corporate Re-engineering, Information Technology at Siemens Ltd. He expanded the footprint of Siemens Information Systems Limited in India and globally, particularly in the areas of enterprise systems and services. He headed the global Transportation & Logistics vertical at Siemens IT Solutions and Services. He has worked extensively in the Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Pharmaceutical and Airport sectors.

He advises boards, chief executive officers and executive management teams on business transformation and shareholder value optimization strategies.He is a mentor and advisor to multiple entrepreneurs, and is well known in the industry for his people orientation and relationship building. He is on the boards of many companies – Indian as well as Multi-national.

Viswanathan is a frequent speaker at numerous industry events and has occupied important industry body positions like Chairman, SAP Partner Advisory Board, and  is an active member of the Indo German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC).

He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering with a Masters in Industrial Engineering.

Amol Punyarthi

Amol Punyarthi

Technology Specialist

A highly creative techno savvy person, Amol began his career with Siemens Process Automation team named ‘International Engineering Factory’; team meant for international projects under Siemens USA and Siemens Germany. Over the period of past eight years, he has acquired by first hand exposure to plethora of projects in Process Automation, Machine Automation and OEM design for Manufacturing. His automation exposure caters to Paints, Brewery, Upstream and Downstream Steel Industries, Pharmacy, Dairies, Food and Beverages. He has got exposure across the layers of automation right from Sensors to ERP. He is currently working on projects that ensure Digital Enablement through IoT in the mature domain of Industrial Automation.

Kusum Parwani

Kusum Parwani

Head – Strategy and Marketing

Kusum Parwani, brings in rich global experience in IT and Finance domains. She started her career with Siemens in 1995 and contributed significantly in establishing a global Media vertical. After taking a break to pursue higher studies, Kusum was a Vice President in Moody’s Investors Service in the Credit Policy group. She was responsible for credit risk and default related analytics. She joined QRL Group in 2012 and focused on improving the firm’s execution models.Kusum holds an MBA from Cornell University and a B.E. in Computer Science from Bombay University.

Nitin Chikhale

Nitin Chikhale

Principal Consultant

Nitin has 35+ years of experience with balanced expertise in management consulting, project management, new market development, IT Consulting and Finance & Accounts. Having developed his skills working in various organizations across the world and performing various roles in Business Analysis & Consulting, Project Execution & Management, Business Development, ERP Business & Change Management and, Training, he has been involved in some key projects e.g. BPR @ EPFO, India, Enterprise Data Warehouse @ ING Vysya Bank, etc. During the last few years Nitin has leveraged his market and customer experience to advising start-ups in setting up their venture. He is now advising companies on ‘turn-around strategy’ with global markets in mind. As the Principal Consultant, he provides direction for Business Transformation Projects, Consulting led Sales , IT Strategy, and Change Management.

Guru Vittal

Guru Vittal

Head – IT & Management Services

Guru brings in 20 plus years of rich experience in various verticals of IT like Delivery, Governance, Compliance, Security, Financials, PMO, Partner & License Management etc., He has hands-on experience in Business Technologies, Governance, Compliance with career spanning across Telecom, Financial services and IT industries, additionally he brings in International experience in managing Delivery and Operations and Offshore IT Program Management. His Specialization is in Process Innovation, Customer/Product Lifecycle Management, Outsourcing, Technology risk assessment and application Of Change management. Previously headed IT Governance & Compliance at Reliance Technology Services as AVP, headed IT Compliance & Delivery at Tata Communications Ltd, wherein he successfully managed IT SOX implementation for Telecom Industry during his tenure. His varied experience also companies like Merrill Lych, Bank of America and Hutchison Max. Guru focuses on streamlining Processes, Technology and Services for growth.

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