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Cyient: An expert in engineering, manufacturing, and digital technology to deliver and support their next-generation solutions

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Cyient is a global engineering and technology solutions company. It is always busy with its customers helping them to develop, and stay ahead with the products and services that make them the leaders and reputed brands in their respective industries and markets. Customers draw on Cyient’s expertise in engineering, manufacturing, and digital technology to deliver and support their next-generation solutions that meet the highest standard.

Aerospace and Defence (A&D) OEMs are constantly under pressure to be a pioneer, to adapt and get over industry challenges. The need to reduce component size, weight, cost, and time-to-market without compromising safety and security is a significant challenge for suppliers. These critical requirements, combined with the increased demand for digital transformation and expanding customer expectations, have placed immense pressure on suppliers to optimize business operations and processes.

Cyient is proud partnering with the world’s most wanted A&D companies to offer value-driven and outcome-based engineering solutions.

The company undertakes design and system-level ownership of complex components, sub-systems, and modules to allow its customers to sustain a competitive advantage.

Cyient helps OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers reduce NRE/RE costs and develop cutting-edge A&D products that meet stringent quality and safety standards. Its integrated product development approach combines advanced tools and techniques to get products to market faster.

Cyient is a risk-reward sharing partner, taking solution ownership across the A&D value chain so customers can focus on innovation.

Customers across diverse industries turn to Cyient to solve complex engineering challenges. From helping to designing a new-generation aircraft engine that delivers game-changing environmental performance, to contributing a quarter of the rolling stock engineering effort for a flagship rail program, to developing a 100-ton cross-terrain truck crane for market in record time, the company shares its customers’ passion for engineering excellence.

Cyient says that it has an engineering DNA and is problem solvers by nature. The firm applies its domain and technical expertise to help customers design, build and maintain world-class products. Its core engineering capabilities focus on technology and innovation, and passion for excellence help it create value for some of the most respected brands in their respective industries.

Cyient is not only skilled in engineering, it is also proficient in manufacturing, its systems engineering and manufacturing expertise makes Cyient a preferred build-to-specification partner for global product companies looking to reduce time to market, lower operating costs, and deliver high quality products to their customers. From aerospace and defense parts and sub-systems to medical devices and industrial equipment, Cyient takes ownership of design, manufacturing, testing, and certification support to ensure that end-products meet very robust standards in reliability, safety, and performance.

From asset inspection and management to improving product availability, from IoT edge gateways to predictive maintenance solutions, Cyient is applying digital technology to change the way businesses manage their operations and enhance customer experience. It brings significant innovation to this space and offer platforms and products that help unlock value from the convergence of the physical and digital worlds.

Cyient combines engineering expertise with digital technology to create new value for customers in areas such as product design, manufacturing support, asset management, training, and maintenance. Its digital capabilities include IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.

From asset inspection and management to improving product availability, from IoT edge gateways to predictive maintenance solutions, Cyient is applying digital technology to change the way businesses manage their operations and enhance customer experience. It brings significant innovation to this space and offer platforms and products that help unlock value from the convergence of the physical and digital worlds.

Cyient combines engineering expertise with digital technology to create new value for customers in areas such as product design, manufacturing support, asset management, training, and maintenance. Its digital capabilities include IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.

Cyient helps customers apply digital technology to improve the way they design, build, and maintain their products and services. From design thinking to application development, edge computing to cloud integration, visualization tools to digital reality, it offers technology-driven capabilities to solve problems that matter.

The company is also into CSR activities, ‘The Cyient CSR philosophy’ is based on the idea of empowering societies we exist and work in. With a mission to achieve long-term, holistic development of the community around us by supporting programs that bring a sustainable change through education, environment, and healthcare systems, Cyient has been taking small, but certain steps toward creating lasting change. All its sustainability and CSR initiatives are spearheaded through the Cyient Foundation. Since its inception in 2002, the Cyient Foundation has conceptualized and enabled numerous social initiatives to facilitate access to quality education, skill development, and business-aligned social innovation, as well as invested significantly in environmental development projects.

Meet the Expert

As Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Krishna Bodanapu is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and ensuring long-term value for stakeholders. He promotes Cyient's Values FIRST culture and focuses on enabling sustainable growth.

Krishna joined Cyient as a Sales Manager for engineering services in Europe. He later moved to India, where he held dual roles as Marketing Manager and Key Account Manager for the company's aerospace vertical. Advancing into the role of Chief Operating Officer, Krishna contributed significantly to Cyient's consistent growth in terms of revenue, margin, and customer and associate satisfaction.

Before Cyient, Krishna was with Altera Corporation, a leading semiconductor manufacturer in San Jose, California. He was responsible for the company's flagship product line, APEX.

Krishna is also the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Telangana, for 2020-21. In this capacity, he works closely with the state government and industry members to promote industry competitiveness, investments, and international relations as well as constructive steps for the betterment of the society.

Krishna holds a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a Master's degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

“We engage with customers across their value chain helping to design, build, operate, and maintain the products and services.”