Dr. Piyush Maheshwari is a professor of computer science and information technology and the dean of the Department of Engineering, Technology & Architecture at Amity University Dubai.
Dr. Piyush is a recognized technology leader, educationist and distributed systems researcher.
He had earned his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Manchester, U.K. in 1990 and B.Eng./M.Eng.
from IIT-Roorkee, India in 1984.
He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Computer Society.
With an overall experience of 35 years in the ICT industry and CSE academia, Dr. Piyush brings with himself distinguished and well-recognized thought leadership in the areas of enterprise & solutions architecture, cloud- & IoT-based software systems, system integration, and mobile-enabled applications.
He has co-authored more than 125 papers in various technical journals and international conferences and hold 2 international patents.
He has been a keynote speaker at various international forums such as ASET 2019, ICCA 2017, NGCT 2016, ICECCS 2016, Middleware 2010 and AusGrid'06, and served on the program committees of leading conferences, reviewed many technical articles and examined several Ph.D. theses.
Before joining Amity University Dubai, Dr. Piyush had extensively contributed to R&D and innovation management and to the end-to-end solution architectures for business applications using mobile services, sensor networks and e-commerce platforms at companies like IBM, Ericsson, Pitney Bowes, and DELL.
While working there, he had consulted on various enterprise architecture assignments for Fortune 500 companies such as Daimler AG, Lufthansa, Vodafone, etc.
From 1991 to 2006, Dr. Maheshwari had served as a senior faculty of computer science and software engineering at the University of New South Wales, Sydney and Griffith University, Brisbane in Australia.
He had also held visiting faculty positions at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (1995) and IIT-Bombay (2004).
He had held several research grants from the Australian Research Council and well-funded projects in peer-to-peer distributed computing from Microsoft Australia and other private companies.
Ajay Singh Ajay leads Tata Consultancy Services business in Middle-east as the Regional General Manager for UAE, Kuwait & Oman.
He is seasoned business leader with more than 23 years of experience across general management, strategy, business development and management.
Earlier, he has led business in South Asia, South-east Asia & South Africa and built business in US & UK for the organizations he has worked for. Ajay has been with TCS for more than 10 years in senior leadership roles.
Building, motivating & leading teams while collaborating with internal & external stakeholders to deliver results is his strength. He is growth focused, with a keen business sense and a knack of sensing opportunities and converting them.
He was selected for the Tata – Michigan Ross Executive Leadership Program which he completed last year.
He is a MBA, an Associate of Insurance Institute of India (AIII) and has done Oxford Fintech Program from Said Business School, University of Oxford.
He is a keen runner and a foodie and has completed 9 listed half-marathons and tries to juggle both his interest. He is an avid reader who likes to keep abreast of events & changes in business and society.