MUMBAI: HAL Robotics has roped in Navanit Samaiyar as its board member and advisor. Samaiyar has a record of setting up, scaling and transforming businesses across a very wide cross section of industries spanning from IT/ ITeS to steel, telecom, engineering goods, earthmoving machinery, logistics and warehousing, agribusiness and healthcare.
Samaiyar brings 25+ years of leadership experience to HAL Robotics with experiences from IBM, GE, Reliance and Clove Dental.
HAL Robotics is a Gurgaon-based technology start-up, which helps enterprises to improve their operating business matrices by deploying its “home-grown AI-powered IoT data platform, which is interwoven with custom-designed special purpose hardware sensors”.
Samaiyar has the unique ability to drive/ setup systems and processes drawn from large corporation’s experiences coupled with nimbleness of startups is key to business ‘sustainability’ while driving exponential growth through relentless employees, customers and market focus aided by a measured risk-taking and innovative culture. Samaiyar’s work experience has spanned across top-notch global MNCs and Indian blue chip enterprises apart from various startups/ self-promoted ventures. Having managed diverse operations domestically and across the globe, Samaiyar has a special knack for production planning, supply chain and logistics, product management and development, marketing/ sales & brand management.
Commenting on this development, HAL Robotics MD Prabhakar Chaudhary said, “It gives me immense pleasure to welcome Navanit Samaiyar as our board member. His previous experience and grasp of a wide cross section of industries are going to help us better structure and scale-up the venture. We are further looking forward to collaborating amongst the vast talent pool at HAL Robotics and growing together.”
On his current undertaking, Navanit Samaiyar said, “I am excited to be part of the HAL Robotics. The promising start-up endeavours to solve certain crucial challenges faced by the industry today, especially the lack of visibility, logistics and the resulting operational inefficiencies. Furthermore, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, big data, IoT and more are going to define the future of our generation and I can’t wait to begin my work, collaborate and strategise with the team in order for the venture to scale up, expand and achieve its business objectives. It is particularly energising to work alongside some of the smartest young minds both in IoT hardware and software and a wide range of AI and machine learning technologies”