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Project Management Institute

Pune Deccan-India Chapter

Making project management indispensable for business results. ®

 Invitation for the 115th Monthly Seminar

PMI Pune Deccan-India Chapter is pleased to invite you for interesting and thought provoking seminar:

High Level Agenda

10:00 to 10:15


10:15 to 11:15

First Topic name: Patent IPR lifecycle


Speaker: Arun Purohit, Entrepreneur and CEO, Simplibuy Technologies.



11:15 to 11:20

Felicitation of new PMP certified professionals and announcements

11:20 to 11:45

Networking with Tea/Coffee & Refreshments

11:45 to 12:45

Second Topic name: Technology contracts demystified


Speakers:  Vivek Sadhale, Co-founder, LegaLogic Consulting

Profile of the speaker – “Arun Purohit”

ü  An experienced product development and project management professional with varied experience in technology projects across consumer internet, PLM, CAD/CAM, machine vision and military.

ü  Led product management for development and deployment of and its Android application. Wicfy platform won NASSCOM Emerge 50 and Red Herring Asia 100 awards following agile development methods

ü  Managed Siemens Offshore Development team for 3 yrs in Project Mgt role. Written algorithms, did system development of 3D CAD software, machine vision product for another startup. 

ü  As a missile system specialist, I played a pivotal role in my squadron winning the best missile squadron in IAF in 2004.

ü  Keen to receive proposals for consulting on web/mobile product design, IPR, business plan and project management.

ü  Skills: Product Development, Patents, UI/Ux design, Business plans, revenue modeling, team building, project management, startups etc

Profile of the speaker – “Vivek Sadhale”

ü  Vivek brings over seventeen years of extensive experience with an expertise spread over numerous fields including international technology and commercial contracts, successful IPO, top tier venture capital investment and private equity funding, M&A/takeovers, joint venture agreements, managing Investor Relations, having worked with reputed Indian and Multinational organizations, with exposure to Finance and Treasury functions.  

ü  Vivek has contributed significantly negotiating international commercial contracts, negotiating IP Licensing deals, dealing with IPR-related issues, designing Employee Stock Option negotiating foreign currency loans and establishing domestic/overseas offices and companies.

ü  Most recently, Vivek worked with Persistent Systems Ltd. ( for thirteen and half years as Company Secretary and Head – Legal and Investor Relations.  He also has working experience with Kirloskar Group, Bombay Dyeing and Siemens.

ü  Vivek has a flair for teaching and writing, and has contributed various articles in leading professional journals, newspapers and souvenirs published at national and international conventions. He is also a visiting faculty at various business schools, professional institutes and law colleges.

ü  Ranked # 6 Investor Relations Professional in India by Thomson Reuters for the year 2011.  

ü  Recipient of "Suryadatta IT Excellence Award" in the category of Best CFO / Company Secretary for the year 2005.

Monthly seminar is FREE FOR ALL / NO Entry FEE; one does not have to be Pune Chapter member to attend this seminar. 

1.  Please share this information with other interested acquaintances / your friends, they need not have to be Pune Deccan Chapter member 

2.   Practicing PMPs can earn 1 to 2 PDUs by attending seminar 

3.   Non paid members may subscribe to On Target Newsletter by paying marginal amount of INR 100/- annually. All payments must be paid in advance. Checks payable to: "PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter", Payable at: Pune, India. You may bring the check on seminar day and handover to Sangeeta Zaparde (Finance Director)Shyam Bhavsar (Marketing & Communications Director) OR Himanshu Warudkar (Programs Director). Please write your Name, email ID & Date of Subscription backside of the check.


To subscribe to PMI Pune-Deccan India Chapter yahoo group: 

1.     Visit and click on - Join this group! button.

2.     Send mail to with following information: Name, Personal   Email, Home Phone, Mobile No, Company Name, Work Email, Work Phone, Designation, PMI Member (paid $119)? Pune Chapter Member (paid $10)?

3.     Chapter website: www.pmipunechapter. org


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June 07, 2014 — 10:00 am to
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