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Sharad Maheshwari
HCL Technologies
Associate Vice President - Aerospace and Defense


Sharad Maheshwari is the Associate Vice President for HCL Technologies focused on the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry and the U.S. State, Local, and Education segment for business acquisition, industry research, and go-to-market (GTM) strategy. He has over two decades of work experience and is known for his integrity, candor, and trusted decades-long relationships. Maheshwari has rich experience in supporting A&D clients with business consulting services (Model Based Enterprise 2.0, MRO Advisory, A&D Taxonomy for Parts, Project Accounting), SAP led business transformation (IP & Products) with benefits realization, Intelligent Process Engineering for A&D Business Value Chains, manufacturing shop floor software engineering, enterprise analytics, digital workplace, Hybrid Cloud (GOV/FedRAMP Authorized), Networks, and Cybersecurity & IT managed services. Maheshwari has worked on internal HCLTech projects in partnership with export compliance teams that were focused on ensuring its U.S. Global Delivery Centers’ ITAR Compliance, ISO 27001/DFARS 252.204-7012/CMMC certification, and Data Sovereignty needs. Over and above his duties with HCLTech, he has served as a volunteer for nonprofit organizations (Chicagoland area hospitals and charity groups) and has supported orphaned children in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Maheshwari earned a master’s degree in marketing management and a bachelor’s degree in instrumentation from the University of Mumbai.

Areas of expertise

Group Overview

Today, governments face a lot of challenges to provide effective and efficient citizen services as they look for new and improved ways with increased transparency, and enhanced public safety and productivity. HCLTech’s innovative iGOVERN® solution aims to transform the way unemployment insurance (UI) claims and corresponding IT services are provided to the citizens. It enables easy adoption of changing federal legislations and UI processes, along with rapid technology implementation. The iGOVERN® solution enables smart governance by facilitating “government-to-citizen” connection. Having dedicated technical and functional Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and a history of successful government engagements, it offers business-led solutions architectured by domain experts and perfected in local development centers in the US. Services Based on the core principles of citizen-centric pillars of HCLTech’s offerings Citizen First Direct government-to-customer interface Open to feedback with immediate and continued improvement Transparency and accountability in all transactions Improved quality of service Productivity Improvement Highly scalable cloud-based implementation offers optimized efficiency Visually appealing and responsive UI provides mobility of accessing the application on any device Robotic process automation accelerates time-to-value, reduces human errors, and offers enhanced performance Facilitates paperless working and workflow automation Compliance and integrity Advanced data analytics Fraud detection, prevention, and management Reduced Costs Inter- and intra-agency collaboration for easy processing Maximize existing investments Proven and tested solutions State-of-the-art technology Green IT Reduced paperwork Data center optimization Virtualization Remote working capabilities Reduced real estate needs.

Firm Overview

With expertise in Digital, Engineering and Cloud, HCL Technologies delivers solutions that fulfill the traditional, transformational and future needs of clients across the globe. Digital HCLTech’s end-to-end Digital offerings enable enterprises to increase business resilience, improve operational efficiency and deepen client engagement. Engineering HCLTech Engineering and R&D services (ERS) empower enterprises to improve time-to-profit, accelerate product development and maximize return on innovation. Cloud HCLTech’s exclusive CloudSMART offerings and services enable organizations to optimize cloud to accelerate innovation and agility at scale. HCLTech is a global technology company, home to 219,000+ people across 54 countries, delivering industry-leading capabilities centered around digital, engineering and cloud, powered by a broad portfolio of technology services and products. HCLTech works with clients across all major verticals, providing industry solutions for Financial Services, Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, and Public Services. Consolidated revenues as of 12 months ending September 2022 totaled $12.1 billion.