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Lalit S Kathpalia

  • Ph.D. , MBA , PG D.O.R.M, B.E(Electronics)
  • Head
  • Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International Universiy
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Research interests

Business Models for Software Software Products and Services


An IS professional with 24 years of experience both in India and abroad in education, software development, training, program management and project management over varied platforms and diverse software. Proven track record of program and project experience, client engagement and leading organizations in accomplishing mission objectives. Strong background in client engagement and account development, project management, software development methodologies, technical knowledge, large-scale systems/applications development and integration supported by excellent educational background, influencing and relationship building skills. Excellent communicator and negotiator having managed various accounts for consulting companies in positions as Client Manager/Account Manager, Site Manager, Delivery Manager, Delivery Head, Delivery Anchor, Director, Chief Delivery Officer, Chief Marketing Officer. Innovator of key concepts in offshore-onsite project development, portfolio analysis, transformation resulting in successful projects and motivated teams.

Co-authors (8)

Publications (5)

  • Apple’s India strategy and the mobile wars

    • Kathpalia L
  • Big Data hype or reality

    • Kathpalia L
  • Framework for Issuing, Using, and Validating Identifi cation Documents

    • Saraph, A;kathpalia, L S, Kidwai,A;Joshi A
  • State of the Art of Data Transformation

    • Ramanandi, S;Kathpalia, L;Metkewar P
  • The road ahead for the Indian IT and ITES industry considering its service offerings, domestic market and technology trends

    • Kathpalia L
    • Raman R

Professional experience


Symbiosis Test Secretariat, Symbiosis International Universiy

June 2010 - Present


Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research

April 2009 - Present

Education history

B.E. (Electronics)

K J Somaiya College of Engineering, Bombay University

May 1983 - May 1987(4 years)