Piyush Krishna

Group Director Project Lead , Govt of India

Delhi NCR, Delhi

Officer with Govt of India with 34 years of experience in acquisition, Project Management, operations and exploitation of electronic Warfare
and IT systems. An experienced Faculty for undergraduate Electronics & Communication engineers for Army. An accomplished interviewer for selection of Defence officers at SSB. An able administrator and CEO of specialized Army unit(strength 400).

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Area of Expertise:
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
Professional Experience:

# Group Director Projects / Project Lead and Head Project Coord in Premier Organization of Govt of India (Aug’18 – to date)-Analysis of Communication Data & signal processing and procurement and operations of related Systems. Leading a team of more than 25 Scientists and Analysts

# Deputy Tech Manager (Systems), Acquisition Wing, Ministry of Defence (Jun’14-Jul’18)-Posted under the maritime wing for procurement of Electronic Warfare systems for tri-services. Contributed towards formalization of review of Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP).

#Deputy President, 14 SSB, Selection Centre East, Allahabad. (Nov’11-Jun’14)- Interviewing Officer and head of team of assessors comprising Psychologists and Group Task Officers (GTO) for Officers selection for Indian Defence forces.

#Director: Electronic Warfare Development Projects of Army at Hyderabad (Jun’10-Oct’11)- Project management of Indian Army’s indigenous next generation tactical Electronic Warfare system

#Director Communication, Army Command (Aug’07-May’10) - Communication planning, governance, implementation and communication security of the Eastern Theatre. Projects - OFC, UHF and satellite, hired media, switches and exchanges; planned backbone and access network for the command theatre. Financial (CAPEX/OPEX ) of ~50 projects. Cybersecurity and expansion of IT access network.

#Commanding Officer or CEO, Electronic Warfare Unit, Jammu (Jan’05- Aug’07)- Commanded a team of ~400 persons to operate Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for Conventional and Counter-insurgency operations in Jammu region. The unit was recognized for facilitating detection and elimination of 43 terrorists during the command; Unit was awarded Army Chief’s Citation for excellent performance. Raised a specialized, 125-person EW organization for supporting counter terrorist operations. Conducted Design Review and Factory Acceptance in Israel for Indian Army’s first EW equipment on helicopter.

#Joint Director Info Warfare (IW) at Military Operations Directorate, New Delhi (May’01–Dec’04) - Drafted charter, policies, guidelines and framework for development of IW capability within the Indian Army; Awarded Vice Chief’s Commendation (2004) for planning and implementation of conversion of EW units to IW units.

#Instructor, Faculty of Communication Engineering, Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow (MP) (Feb ‘95 –May ‘97, Aug’99–Apr’01)- Instructor Graduate Engineering courses. Subjects - Cyber Security and cryptology, DBMS, Computer Network, Communication Theory and Microprocessors

#Field Units / Battle Formations (Jun ‘88-Jul ’98) - Served in various operational roles across military units of varied size and scope in Western, Southern and Eastern India

#Engineer trainee / Development Engineer, Tata Electric Company (R&D labs) (Jul ‘85-May ’87) - Designed and developed microprocessor based cards for display systems


-BE (Electronics & Communication), University of Roorkee (Now IIT), 1985
-M Tech (Computer & Information Technology), IIT-Kharagpur, 1995
-Diploma in Advance Computing, CDAC, Pune, 1999
Training on EW system of Thales in France, 1999

-Military Management course 2004: Senior Command, College of Combat, MHOW, India
-Interviewing Officer’s Course at Defence Institute of Psychological Research, DRDO, 2008
-Certificate program, Principles of Defense Acquisition at US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey California, USA, 2014
-Executive Management Program for Defense Forces, MDI Gurugram, 2017

Available for:

  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities

Years of Experience:

More than 20 years

Highest Qualification:



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