Leadership – Drivedge


Vishwas Dandekar

Founder Director

It takes knowledge to build intelligence but it takes humility to be successful. An intelligent and a humble person, Vishwas Dandekar is the Boss you would love to work with. Extensive experiential knowledge on Microsoft, Oracle and ERP technologies across 20 years, Vishwas has leaped multiple grades with every single move in his career.

He started as software specialist with Patni Computers and graduated to Oracle EBS Consultant at Answerthink Consulting Group in USA. Here he carved his niche into Oracle HRMS by implementing the ERP at GE, Fairfield, CT and Dallas Market Centre (TX). At KPIT-Cummins, as an associate Vice-President, this six-sigma green belt holder championed various areas of delivery management, Microsoft Practice, Quality Management, People Management, Operational Efficiency, P&L Management and Strategic Planning & Leadership. He was also a CMMi Level 5 assessor for KPIT Cummins in 2006.

As an “Emerging Verticals Head” at KPIT-Cummins, Vishwas managed an entire vertical of handling projects in different geographies and diverse domains. Besides, he also initiated a strategic engagement with one of the largest group in the UK for their ERP implementation involving technologies like Siebel CRM, Oracle Apps, OBIEE, SOA, etc.

A highly motivated and achievement oriented person, Vishwas leads Drivedge from the front.

Harsha Deshpande


Success if repeated consistently is called Expertise. Harry is an expert in all flavours of ERP and was ranked as a TOP PERFORMER almost every year at Microsoft since 2005. He delivered features and solid performance improvements in various areas of Dynamics AX core product such as Production Scheduling, Supply chain, Procure and Project invoicing. He also received ‘Gold Star Award for Engineering Excellence’ in 2006 for introducing concurrent programming algorithm for master planning.

Harry is one of those rare breed of true techno-functional architects with over 10 years of expertise in programming built on top of another 10 years spent as end user in Manufacturing costing, Accounting, Warehouse and Procure.

An entrepreneur by heart, he quit Microsoft to start his very own company in 2013. His chance meeting with Vishwas Dandekar has now converted into strategic alliance with Drivedge and now together they help companies implement various ERP solutions across the United States.

Arun Acharya


Arun Acharya is a creative leader with exceptional management skills and strong record of building and leading high performing professional technology teams and operations.

Arun has more than two decades of experience in Information Technology including several years of extensive international business experience. Previously Arun was heading India IT Operations (Applications) for NVidia. He brings with him many years of experience in application development/deployment, process development, Portfolio Program management, IT Application Operations, Database Management and implementing & on-going maintenance of large enterprise systems. Prior to NVidia he was responsible for managing delivery of large international accounts at Ruksun Software Technologies and he has also consulted on variety of projects for Global telecom, High Tech and FMCG industries while working with IT Companies like Atos Origin and Patni.