Schneider Electric announces the incumbency of Prith Banerjee as its new Chief Technology Officer(CTO). Prith will be in charge of accelerating Schneider Electric’s R&D throughput and of driving the Innovation and R&D simplification programs under the Company Program “Schneider is On”. He is also a member of the Schneider Electric Executive Committee.
Prith’s able guidance relies on optimized automation and control, advanced remote management, predictive maintenance, enabling managed services, advanced analytics and generation of actionable information to drive informed decision-making in our homes, manufacturing facilities, data centers, buildings and cities.
Prith brings with him a massive experience in Technology R&D. His joining comes at a critical point of transition for the Indian and global industry, in which the business and societal landscape are being transformed by urbanization, digitization and industrialization.
Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Prith was associated with Accenture as the Managing Director of Global Technology. He was responsible for overseeing Accenture Technology R&D group, leading the Technology Labs which explores new and emerging technologies, directing Accenture’s annual Technology Vision research, and supervising Accenture’s Open Innovation program with startup companies and universities.