Alagesan Thasari is a versatile management professional who has put over 20 years of his life in a variety of industries including Manufacturing, Automotive, Electronics & Telecommunications, IT & ITES, Heavy Machineries and Rail Transportation. Alagesan has bachelors and master’s in Engineering and Manufacturing Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, India and an MBA from Durham University Business School, United Kingdom.

He has worked with multiple global organizations such as Caterpillar, Wipro, Bharati Airtel, Lite-On, TVS Motors and (presently) Bombardier. He has been successful in bringing and implementing innovative ideas to enhance employee engagement, mentoring and ultimately value for individuals and organizations. His expertise with managing product strategy and development, engineering, strategic supply chain, operations, business transformation and business excellence have been the driving force behind teams to consistently deliver quality design and products for global applications

Currently, Alagesan plays a dual role at Bombardier Transportation. As Head of the Global Engineering and Technology Centre in Hyderabad, he is responsible for the development and growth of capacity and capabilities of engineering functions in India. He is also the Head of the Product Family of next generation commuter trains, accountable through its entire life cycle – product development, innovation and time-to-market in a global landscape.