Founder and CEO
Senior Vice President
Vice President, Europe
Head of Marketing
Senior Director, Engineering Consulting
Director, BIM Consulting
Director, Corporate Communications
Pranit began his entrepreneurial journey in 1992 when he transformed his college project into a software services business. The company has grown to a global consulting services provider, a team of 800, with a focus on Engineering Process Transformation and Business Process Management.
He spearheads strategic planning for growth, innovation and operational excellence. Pranit has architected HitechDigital’s Lean approach to drive continuous improvements across operations and projects leveraging analytics, AI and automation to transform client experiences in a 4.0 world. He also leads several philanthropic endeavors through his organization Antardhwani. Established for assisting people with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a rare form of arthritis, it has helped over 1,000 patients, and represents India in Ankylosing Spondylitis International Federation’s council.
Bachal, Senior Vice President, represents HitechDigital in North America. He has consolidated responsibility for client engagement and business development. With a proven track record in strategic planning and in driving partnership initiatives, Bachal helps client and home teams collaborate effectively so that HitechDigital consistently delivers improvements to client KPIs from an operations perspective.
He brings to the table over 25 years’ experience in working with global businesses, leading the product management and development activities of reputed U.S.-based companies. Prior to joining Hitech, Bachal was a Director of Product Management at Yahoo following a similar role at Info USA, a consumer and business database company based in Omaha, Nebraska.
Hitesh heads Operations, HR and Finance and drives the implementation of strategic plans across the company. The first employee of HitechDigital when it was founded in 1992, he had begun as a trainee and has risen through the ranks to become the Vice President.
He is an “operations hero,” who has held a diverse portfolio over 25 years with a “roll-up-the-sleeves” approach to get work done while meeting unexpected challenges. Hitesh has the pulse of the people, a robust record of bringing people together from across divisions to identify and resolve barriers to the execution of various strategic initiatives.
Brett, Vice President for Europe, is based in London and assists Hitech’s executive leadership team in reinforcing partnerships and in building long-term relationships with clients across the continent. His responsibilities involve account management, client engagement and business development.
He facilitates the ongoing flow of communication between Hitech’s teams and client teams. He provides strategic counsel for improving the efficiency of collaborative projects management. Brett has a proven track record in helping customers connect with HitechDigital for achieving increased resources- and processes-efficiency. He has served on the boards of several international companies. He brings a practical approach to the development of business strategy, sales growth and building solid client relationships.
Bhushan leads the BIM Engineering division, a team of 150 engineers and modelers. He focuses on operations excellence through the integration of new technology tools, automation and various Lean techniques leading to improving quality and productivity.
He has spent around 20 years managing diverse projects–BIM solutions, architectural and interior design, green building design support, and infrastructure development. Prior to joining Hitech, he was an Executive Director responsible for projects and sales at the Indian subsidiary of Netherlands-based 3D BluePrint. Bhushan writes and speaks often on best global practices in building design. He has been a speaker at various international BIM conferences.
Lalita heads corporate communications at HitechDigital and oversees communication initiatives and activities designed to position HitechDigital as a preferred solutions provider and employer. She oversees integrated communications including online and print publications, marketing campaign content, websites, social media, newsletters, media and public relations, digital marketing and research initiatives.
For over two decades, Lalita has been working in leadership positions in the corporate communications and content vertical driving strategies and initiatives to promote, strengthen and grow brand visibility. She has mentored many professionals working in senior positions in newspapers, content companies and in the corporate sector. Lalita has in-depth and wide experience in strategizing and implementing corporate reputation management initiatives, crises communications, marketing communications, social media campaigns and technical content.
Her firm belief in open and transparent communication reinforces the HitechDigital culture of candor and transparency.
Milind leads the Industrial Engineering division, a team of over 100 engineers. He has responsibility for account management, client relationship development, and delivering on his division’s strategic objectives. He has oversight for overall project delivery, continuous process improvements, team development, and ensuring smooth delivery on client KPIs.
He is a seasoned professional with over 18 years’ experience in engineering, go-to-market strategies and operations management with exposure to international markets. He brings with him a deep domain expertise in technology-led optimization activities to improve product design processes, quality, lead time and overall productivity. Prior to joining Hitech, he was a Global Delivery Head at Larsen & Toubro Infotech for one of its strategic accounts.
Linda Barnes is the Head of Digital Marketing at Hitech. She oversees the overall marketing strategy and vision for Hitech Digital Solutions, aligning it with the company’s goals and objectives. She defines and manages the company’s brand identity, ensuring consistent messaging and brand positioning across all marketing efforts.
With 20 years of experience in the field, Linda leads with a focus on digital strategy, revenue growth, and team dynamics. She has worked across a host of industries, including pharmaceuticals, tech, consumer business/retail, public sector, and media.
Linda has a track record of building high-performing teams, inspiring them to defy creative limits. Her approach combines innovative problem-solving with strategic alliances, aiming to seize growth opportunities and ensure project success. She has generated exponential pipeline growth through digital first strategies, KPI alignment and measurability.
Mike Hulley is a Senior Advisor to HitechDigital and is on several international company boards. He has over 40 years of leadership roles in the aviation industry.
He has served as President and Global Leader of Travel and Transportation at EDS, Global VP of Travel and Transport at IBM, VP of T&T at Siemens Nixdorf, CEO and President of NAVBLUE, an Airbus company, and held crucial roles at the United and Delta Airlines.
He is a winner of the Lou Gerstner strategy award for post 9/11 work and was a contributing editor of the US Intelligent Transportation Systems plan for the US Secretary of Transportation.
Mike is a DEC Fellow in AI and holds Senior Executive Graduate Certificates from both Harvard and Columbia. He is also the co-founder of The Mane Mission, a non-profit organization that provides animal-assisted therapy.
Mike lives in Colorado with Kathy, his wife of 41 years.