Sameer Rane

Associate Director, PepsiCo


Sameer Rane is an Electrical Engineer by education and IT Engineer by profession. He has led Global IT Infrastructure teams in India's prominent captive centers like Colgate, Mondelez, and PepsiCo. He was instrumental in successfully setting up Colgate's Global IT Infra support center in Mumbai. He played a significant role in Mondelez's Digital Transformation Journey by seamlessly moving business-critical applications in Cloud. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has made a valuable contribution to PepsiCo by building a Virtualization Solution, which is vital in on-boarding the new employees remotely during the lockdown. He believes that while fulfilling the professional responsibilities, it is imperative to keep ourselves updated with the industry knowledge.

Why did you choose PGPMAX programme?

In today’s world, the most important thing is to stay competitive. PGPMAX programme ensures to nurture and harness all those skillsets required to stay competitive. It has broadened my professional network and widened my horizon for career progression. Being a hardcore technology professional, I was always keen on a programme that would enable the transition from the Technical role to a General Management Role, and PGPMAX is the perfect programme for the same. The course helps me gain in-depth strategic insights, enhance decision-making abilities, and develop leadership & management skills. I am delighted that I have chosen PGPMAX.