NEC Technologies India: Limitless Exposure to the Always-Ahead Japanese Technology

Anil Gupta ,MD & CEO.

Anil Gupta


Being a part of a growing mid-sized organization provides every employee with an inherent sense of ownership, as they can see how their contributions pave the way for organizational success. They not just see themselves as an important part of the journey, but can also feel how the company's growth is impacting their professional growth as an individual.NEC Technologies India (NTI), a 100 percent subsidiary of NEC Corporation Japan, stands tall in the industry as it provides process maturity and stability of a huge MNC as well as abundant learning and growth opportunities of a startup.

Being a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies,NEC Corporation provides a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, while its advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC has been empowering people, businesses and societies with over 100 years of expertise in technology innovation. NTI is focusing on key areas like Big Data, Cloud, IOT, Cyber Security,SDN technologies that is in line with the directions of NEC Corporation. This helps its employees as they are able to work and contribute to latest technologies that are relevant in the industry. NTI is uniquely positioned to have business operations cutting across all NEC business units and R&D. NTI provides services across verticals like Retail, Biometrics,Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing, Smart Energy and Horizontals like Platform Products and Solutions (Cloud, Storage and IoT), Telecom, Networking, SDN, Embedded and Analytics (Video, Data, Text). More over, the company encourages cross-functional learning and offers global exposure with its offices spread across India (Noida, Bengaluru), Japan, U.S. and Singapore.

The Japanese influence

The root cause of NTI's rise lies in its unique blend of Japanese and Indian culture. Since both cultures are deeply rooted in tradition and offer over tones of innovation and creativity, the company leverages its

young and enthusiastic Indian engineers who are willing to take challenges to innovate new products,solutions and services, while utilizing the quality and process driven Japanese technology; thereby crystallizing the right balance of dynamism and stability. NTI, further accelerates this process by deploying an in-house full-fledged bilingual team -'Japanese Communication Coordination Centre'comprising of 70 plus Japanese Language Professional Trainers. This unprecedented initiative bridges the communication gap between India and Japan. No wonder, these unique efforts has poised the organization as a strong and profitable subsidiary that contributes to NEC's Business Expansion initiatives.

The root cause of NTI’s rise lies in its unique blend of Japanese and Indian culture.

An Inside Perception

NTI offers many industry-plus employment policies such as flexible work hours, one-of-its-kind leave policy, comp off policy, encashment of domestic holidays every year and medical & accidental insurance coverage and life coverage touching Rs.1 crore or more, which is the second best in the industry. Employees can relieve their stress utilizing the indoor games and refresh themselves in the in-house cafeteria. Moreover, the transparent and decentralized organizational structure with open door policy creates a friendly aura. "NTI ensures the safety and security of all our employees, especially female employees. Though we provide cab facility to all employees, women employees working late are provided with a security personnel in the cab. With a healthy diversity ratio of 70:30 (male: female), we provide extended maternity leaves and sabbatical for child care. We believe that employees should learn and grow with the organization which supports one of our core values - People Centricity,"says Debyani Sinha, HR Head, NTI.

Besides team outings, talent competitions and celebration of festivals & month ends, the company also creates bond among its people by celebrating birthday,anniversary and the arrival of a new-born. The foundation day at NTI is a cultural evening as well as a rewards & recognitions program where the company will invite families of the employees to share the happiness."We believe in Employee's First approach. To plan
our goals, priorities and strategies, we organize the leadership meet annually;it has a dual objective, while we have business discussions with the leaders we also get an opportunity to interact with the families that makes for a deeper connect,"adjoins Anil Gupta, CEO & MD, NTI.

Carving the Way towards Growth & Sustenance

NEC Group is focusing its efforts on providing 'Solutions for Society' by upgrading social infrastructure with ICT, thus forming a society that provides safety, security, efficiency and equality. NTI has proved to be a strong technology partner by making contributions towards some of the key initiatives of the group.NTI started its operations in India in 2005 as NEC HCL System Technologies, a joint venture between NEC and HCL, NTI attracted its first 35 employees effortlessly, thanks to the HCL brand as well as the stability and exposure to technology offered by the NEC brand. Grown rapidly into an 1100 people strong independent entity, NTI today successfully combats the hardship of plummeting resource quality & availability for cutting-edge technologies, by deploying its faculties in educational institutions to teach NTI's culture and technologies even before the students graduate. Considering its plan of raising its headcount to 2100 by 2018 and the benefits of NTI's succession planning policy & career development programs, the limitless opportunities for the workforce to climb up the ladder seems well on track.

Key Management:
Anil Gupta, MD & CEO

Anil is an alumni of IIT Delhi and has also undergone a one year intensive program in Japanese language from International Christian University. He then joined the prestigious Tsukuba University in Japan as post graduate research scholar for one year in 'efficient development of software packages'.He is a fluent Japanese speaker and has 25 years of experience at different positions in top management. Anil, as part of HCL Technologies, was posted in Japan as VP, Japan Operations, and was instrumental in the creation of Joint Venture between NEC and HCL Technologies in 2005 of which he was appointed the CEO. In 2013, NEC Japan acquired HCL's stake in the JV, and appointed Anil as MD & CEO of NEC Technologies India Private Limited.

Offices:Noida(Headquarter), Japan, Singapore and U.S.

Offerings: Big Data, Cloud, SDN and Security Solutions.