PhD (USA), Deputy CEO
Dr Prashanth Talkad PhD (USA), Deputy CEO
He joined Sarathy Geotech in the year 2012 and currently responsible for business development, engineering, consulting and R&D. His focus is on overall business and operations of the company across all service segments. He holds M.S and PhD from University of Alabama and Tulane University (USA) respectively with a specialization in solid mechanics. He started his professional career in Design Inc, New Orleans, USA, post-Hurricane Katrina as a Sr. Design Engineer. His specialization was in numerical modelling and structural analysis for flood protection structures, earth retaining structures, hydraulic structures, levees, bridges etc.
Arun Talkad, Vice-President Operations
He is responsible for business operations, Human Resources, Training, Financial control of projects and front-ending ISO and OHSAS quality systems within the organisation. His focus is on continuous improvement in business operations, mentoring and training the next level of leadership and closely review the projects from ISO and OHSAS perspective.
He has close to 20 years of experience prior to joining SGES, working in leadership roles in companies like Cisco, Bell Labs and Bosch. In his previous roles, he has built many teams from scratch , led geographically distributed teams and owned products from development through support post-release
Mr Ramesh Gangisetti - VP-Engineering
Mr. Ramesh obtained M.Tech in Ocean Engineering from IIT Madras and started his career in 2003 as geotechnical engineer. Over the last 14years he has been actively involved in carrying out pre-installation studies of offshore piles-pile drivability, pile stickup and pile driving fatigue analyses- and pile driving monitoring using PDA and pile design for jacket structures. He has published technical paper on prediction of soil resistance to driving for soils in Offshore South East Asia. He has obtained “Advanced” rating in the PDA proficiency test conducted by PDCA/PDI and specializes in “High Strain Dynamic Pile Load Testing”. He was also involved in QA/QC of offshore geotechnical investigations in South East Asia and India. With SGES, since 2008, he has been managing projects relating to offshore pile engineering analyses, pile driving monitoring and soil engineering analyses.
C R Srinivasan, Vice-President Substructures
He heads the Business Unit with overall responsibility of business development, execution and revenue generation. His focus areas are projects involving design and execution on foundations - , bored piles, Secant Piles, Raft foundations Etc., Installation of bored cast In-situ Piles and Ground improvement techniques.
Prior to SGES he has over 25 years of experience mostly in the Middle East, serving in various leadership roles in the field of Civil Engineering & Structural practices and Project management. The services have catered to Industrial, commercial, office, Retail, Residential, Star Hotels, Resorts and Infrastructure projects, projects of Emir’s Palace (Bayan/Seif) with Ministry of Public Works, Defense, Education and Kuwait Refineries etc.
Executive Vice President
Ashish Trivedi – Executive Vice-President,
Marine Geotechnical Department.
He has the overall responsibility of Marine Geotech department including Business, Sales and Operations.
He has over 20 years’ experience in various leadership roles in offshore/onshore geotechnical/ geophysical survey in Oil & Gas Industry, with 9 + years in middle-east and far east. He has previously worked in leadership roles in companies like Fugro and Oceanking Survey Services. His focus areas have been execution of offshore/onshore survey operations, laboratory testing of soil/rock samples and preparation of various survey reports.
Mr. Vikas Goel- Vice President- Business development
Vikas Goel joined SGES in April 2017 to lead the Business Development in Asia Pacific.
He is responsible for organization development, creating market strategies, and new Clientele, He has over ten years of experience in O&G upstream business, has held management positions over last 6 years and professionally managed Project Management, Operations, Strategy and P&L responsibility of a variety of structural, pipeline and subsea projects in shallow water across Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East. His previous assignments include positions with Mcdermott, and Swiber Holding.
Vikas holds Bachelors in Engineering (Civil) degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi)