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Transitioning From Technical to Management Roles | Harsha Bellur | TGV Episode #82 (Global CXO Series)

In this episode #82, the hosts Naveen Samala & Sudhakar Nagandla interacted with another guest Harsha

Harsha Bellur serves as EVP and CIO at James Avery Jewelry. Since joining the company eight years ago, he has led a strategic transformation of business operations and guest experiences in this vertically integrated company. In this role, he provides a customer-driven technology vision and leadership for delivering business value across retail and e-commerce, distribution, supply chain, and manufacturing among other functions. Prior to James Avery, Harsha spent over 13 years at AMF Bowling, the world’s largest owner/operator of bowling centers. There he held various technical roles in a progressively responsible career ultimately serving as CIO for 6 years. 

Harsha has over two decades of experience in industries including technology consulting, retail, manufacturing, leisure/entertainment, and foodservice. Throughout his career, he has championed innovation with a focus on the customer, and customer experience that has gained industry recognition.

Harsha offers a unique blend of deep technical expertise and excellent business acumen to envision and leverage technologies that enhance business value.

Harsha holds an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Mysore, India.

Harsha’s Tips:

  • Harsha’s Career Journey & Rising up in Corporate Ladder
  • Which one is my favorite role in Technical vs Management?
  • Who should prefer Technical Roles & Continue pursuing Technical path
  • Who should prefer management roles?
  • What does it take to succeed in Technical roles?
  • What does it take to succeed in Management roles?
  • Something Techies should not do in their careers or professional life?
  • Tips for those aspiring to MAKE BIG in their CAREER

Enjoy the episode!

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