Mr. Vikas Prabhu


Mr. Vikas holds Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science from Manipal University, Udupi and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Institute of Technology & Management, Mumbai.

Prior to working with Essar, Mr.Vikas served as General Manager, IBS for Petroleum Division at Reliance Industries Limited. As a member of senior management team for the Petroleum Division, he has worked on company-wide initiative of enabling & supporting Petrol stations automation across the country.

Prior to joining Reliance Industries, he served various organizations like TAJ Group of Hotels, Shoppers’ Stop, Coca-Cola, Rhone-Poulenc, as a senior management member. Mr. Vikas began his career with DATAPRO, where he worked as a computer trainer.

At Essar, he is responsible for the overall strategic planning related to information systems and technology. He is also responsible for providing support to key operational and business development initiatives of Essar Oil & Gas by enabling them with use of information technology. During his last seven years tenure at Essar Group, he has led various organization-wide projects/initiatives on automation and business transformation

With over 23 years of experience, Mr. Vikas has a passion for emerging technologies and believes that information technology will change significantly over the next few years, with digital perspectives being the enablers and facilitators of that change.