The Icon Group
The Icon Group is committed to providing innovative IT solutions and services to clients and enabling them to simplify their business IT needs and driving them to gain a competitive edge in their world.
With nearly 20 years of experience and a myriad of satisfied customers across Asia, we take pride in delivering “real” business value to our clients.
We have many Fortune 500 companies as our customers across varying industry verticals. We take pride in claiming that we understand our client’s information challenges better than they do and offer simplified impactful business solutions to empower them.
Our vision is to become a preferred consulting partner for business solutions and services across Asia-Pacific.
To be held with utmost regard by our customers for our response, commitment and the value we provide.
Our mission is to empower our customers by offering innovative and cost effective solutions that help them to simplify their business.
We believe in using technology as a powerful enabler to provide unparalleled customer satisfaction.
Group Director – Finance & Operations
Mr P Murali is the co-founder of the Icon Group.
As Group Director – Finance, Murali is responsible for overseeing the Group’s Accounting, Finance and Legal functions. Known for his passion for embracing challenges and driving operational performance, Murali leads the planning and execution of Icon’s immediate and long term financial strategies.
Murali has a unique blend of financial, managerial and corporate experience that has enabled him to understand business needs and deliver valuable inputs that have contributed to the Group’s expansion and growth.
Murali is a Graduate in Economics as well as a qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He has worked for organizations like TI Group, Larsen and Toubro and American Components before co-founding Icon.
Executive Leadership Team
Our leadership team is a dedicated group of professionals who always walk the extra mile to meet client’s expectations. You can count on Icon to consistently deliver and meet your expectation for quality, service and commitment.
Group Managing Director – The Icon Group
Mr Rakesh Chopra is the Founder and Group Managing Director of the Icon Group of Companies.
Rakesh has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in the technology sector, having worked with Wipro Infotech and American Components in senior positions in the past.
Rakesh has been instrumental in driving growth at Icon and has ensured that the Group delivers impactful and value-driven solutions to its’ customers.
Rakesh is widely known in the industry for his exceptional communication, strategic planning and analytical skills, along with a demonstrated ability to act as a true business partner and leader across all functions of the organization. An astute leader with a passion for high performance, Rakesh is at his best when solving complex business problems. He has led many large scale engagements globally and has spoken at various international conferences.
Rakesh holds a B.E degree in Electronics and Telecommunication and an MBA from Indian Institute Management, Bangalore. He is a founding member of the Pan IIM Alumni Association of Singapore and the immediate past President of the IIM Bangalore Alumni Association, Singapore.
Group Director – Sales & Marketing
Mr Chandan Roy has over 20 years of experience in Sales & Marketing in the IT solutions and services space. As Director – Sales and Marketing at Icon, he is involved in driving revenue through direct sales, strategic alliances and overall business development.
Chandan is very passionate about all things technology. His insights into the rapidly changing customer requirements within the enterprise BI and EPM space have helped our customers to achieve unprecedented improvements in operational efficiency and return on investment.
Chandan is a Science Graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and has worked with organizations like Modi Olivetti, Zenith Computers and Samtech Infonet in the past.
Director – Technology (India)
Mohit has a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications and is a seasoned IT professional having more than 13 years of rich and insightful experience in all facets of Business Analytics. He has a proven track record of successfully managing large, multinational accounts and delivering complex analytics projects for our key clients.
Mohit has extensive experience in consulting as well as planning and execution of the project lifecycle. He has been instrumental in delivering projects for our key customers including marquee customers from the automotive, manufacturing and pharmaceutical domain and has played a key role in scaling our business analytics Centre of Excellence (COE) to newer heights.
Director – Technology (Singapore)
Saurabh is an accomplished practice leader with more than 12 years experience in technology consulting, pre sales and software development. He is overall responsible for delivery of our Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) projects. He plays a key role in advising and helping our clients to develop strategies and capabilities to improve their finance operations and create an impact within their organization.
Saurabh has experience across business consulting, pre-Sales, solution architecture, implementation, and project management and has worked with customers in different industry verticals like hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare and education across Asia. He shares a great track record of delivering multiple successful projects.
Saurabh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering and is a certified IBM Cognos TM1 Analyst, IBM Cognos TM1 Developer and IBM Cognos TM1 Administrator. He is also an IBM certified IT Specialist in Information Management. He has four patents on OLAP Technology filed with the US Patents and Trademarks Office.
Director – Sales & Marketing (India)
Nikhil is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in enterprise sales servicing clients across various sectors such as Automobile, Consumer Goods, Chemical, Media & Entertainment, Metal & Mining, Retail, Cement and Pharma & Life sciences. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering.
Nikhil was previously associated with the Enterprise Intelligence and Analytics business of Ernst & Young. In his role at Icon, he has been instrumental in client acquisitions across all parts of India, as well as in geographies like the US, Middle East and ANZ.
Nikhil has also been part of several CSR initiatives and takes pride in initiatives which help in giving back to the community.
Vice President – EPM
Laxman is a proficient technology leader with around twenty years of experience in the information technology and services industry, with expertise in designing and delivering solutions in the Enterprise Performance Management domain. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
Laxman has an impressive track record in delivering high-quality mission-critical software projects within time-sensitive and budget-conscious environments. He has pioneered the successful adoption of Agile development methodology using the Scrum framework.
With his proficiency in tools like IBM Planning Analytics (erstwhile TM1), Cognos BI, Python, PL/SQL and Java, Laxman has managed teams that have successfully delivered complex solutions across key industry verticals like Manufacturing, Insurance and Finance.
Laxman has worked for some of the world’s leading Financial Services and Consulting firms like American Express, Capgemini and Larsen & Toubro Infotech.
Laxman leads the Enterprise Performance Management practice at the Icon Group, helping our clients to develop strategies and solutions that help enhance and automate their financial, sales and supply chain operations and deliver a significant impact to their bottom line.