Rohit Jha
Rohit Jha

With over two decades of experience in Information and Multimedia technologies across hardware, software, networking & implementation, Rohit holds the distinction of successfully implementing the ARMS® InfoTech suite with leading domestic and international Airlines like, Kingfisher, SpiceJet, Air Deccan, Go Air, Blue Dart Aviation, Gulf Helicopters, CEBU Pacific, GMG, DANA, MIDEX airlines and Air India.

Rohit is an alumnus of the Mumbai University with a Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Laws degrees.

Col Arvind Saksena (Retd)

With decades of experience in aerospace & defence, including the airline industry, Col Saxena specializes in leading large-scale projects from conceptualisation stages and aligning them to business needs. Twice recipient of the CIO 100 award by IDG for initiatives and innovations benefiting companies beyond proportions of investments, his work has been covered in ‘CIO’, ‘Voice and Data’ in addition to his writings that have been published in leading IT journals.

Wg Cdr T Guru Acharya (Retd)

After his Master’s from Bangalore University Guru spent a successful two decades with the Indian Air Force as a commissioned officer, where among others, he was part of the team that designed and developed the computerized payroll system for the Indian Air Force, as well as, part of the team responsible for the design of the Financial Information System for the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

Guru heads the Engineering & Maintenance Sub-System product suite that caters for Airworthiness Management, MRO requirements and Supply Chain management for Air Operators and Heavy Maintenance outfits.

Wg Cdr Ravi Menon (Retd)

Ravi holds a master’s in science from Madras University, is a graduate of the National Defence Academy and an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. After a distinguished career as a Flight Navigator with the Indian Air Force for 23 years, with over 4200 hours of flying on four different aircraft types, Ravi became a DGCA certified Navigation and Aircraft Performance Instructor at Air India (erstwhile Indian Airlines) and the Chief Ground Instructor at the CAE run National Flying Training Academy at Gondia (India). He is an alumnus of the Singapore Aviation Academy where he qualified as an ICAO PANS OPS Instrument Procedure Designer in 2002. He also headed the Systems & Operations Control Centre at Deccan Cargo & Express Logistics.

Gp Capt Anand Krishna (Retd)

Andy served for 31 years as an Administrative Officer with specialization in Air Traffic Services, attaining the highest rating of Category ‘A’ controller and was among the youngest to have achieved that distinction. His two instructional tenures including one as a Chief Instructor at the Air Traffic Control Officers Training Establishment, saw the centre being adjudged as a C of E by the then Chief of the Air Staff. Andy has also been an ATC Examiner for 14-years. Currently, he leads the department tasked with ensuring accurate and time bound services compiling aerodrome / ATS route data through AIP and other authorized sources; route structuring; filing of flight plans and obtaining clearances. The team also provides NOTAM services and issues warnings related to critical information affecting operations.

Andy has Masters of Science degree from the Benares Hindu University.

Gp Capt Pradeep K Nigam (Retd)

Pradeep is an alumnus of BITS Pilani and has served in the Indian Air Force as a commissioned officer for 36 years as an Aviation Meteorologist. Pradeep was a participant at the International Monsoon Experiment (MONEX 79). He took formal training in Satellite Meteorology in the 1980s, along with computer programming, completing the Senior Forecaster’s Course in 1989. He leads the Meteorological team, which acquires, validates and calibrates weather data from multiple global sources, which feed into the parent ARMS® system with uninterrupted supply of accurate and near real-time weather information, that is critical to the quality of output by several sub systems.

Gp Capt G. S. Murti (Retd)

Murti leads the development and implementation of the ARMS® Logistics module. He was commissioned as Logistics Officer in the IAF in June 1978, where he held various appointments before retiring in Oct 2006 after serving for 29 years. He is an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He acquired his Masters of Management Science degree from Osmania University in 2005 through the College of Defence Management, Secunderabad. He was deeply involved in the development and implementation of the Integrated Materials Management On-Line system for the IAF.

Mohammed Riyaz

Riyaz brings with him a combination of technical, project management, business and leadership skills. At LAMINAAR India, he is responsible for providing software solutions in the areas of Flight Data Decoding (from FDR/Blackbox), Flight Data Analysis, Fuel consumption Monitoring, Safety Management systems etc.

An Aviation Flight Data (Blackbox Data Decoding) Expert and IT professional with over 15 years in the aviation and IT industry, Riyaz started his career with India’s Aeronautical Development Agency as a Research Fellow in Flight Testing for the Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ project. Later, as a Scientist with the National Aerospace Laboratories his primary responsibility was to develop Flight Data Analysis software for the SARAS Aircraft and others like Air India and DGCA.

Riyaz holds an engineering degree from University of Madras and business degree from Amity University.