Vikas serves as Chief Operating Officer for WaterHealth International globally. Prior to joining WHI in early 2009, Vikas served as President, Access Business Unit of Tata Teleservices Ltd., TTSL (a $2 billion telecom company operating in India) for ten years. In this role, Vikas managed a business unit comprising of Pay Telephony, Rural, Point of Sales (PoS) and Calling Card businesses for Tata Teleservices. Vikas and his team were instrumental in growing the revenue of this business to $400 million in FY 2008 from mere $10 million in FY 2000.
Vikas received an MBA in Finance from the University of Jammu and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University.
Earlier in his career, Vikas worked for four years for PSi Inc., a US-based consulting and investment banking firm. At PSi he managed the Engineering/ Industrial Consulting practice based out of Delhi, India, and he worked for a number of Fortune 500 companies, including John Deere, Eaton, Amoco Chemicals and Con Agra.