Co Founder & CEO
Syed Shawket Hussain Madani received an MBA in Finance & International Business (GM) from the Indian Institute of Advanced Management, Visakhapatnam, and has a Bachelor Degree in Commerce(Hons). He is also a Certified Mainframe & SAP (S&D) Professional from Dubai UAE. Shawket’s key experience and interest has always been Marketing & Promotion.
Shawket currently heads TechIndus Connect LLP, as it’s Co-Founder & CEO, TechIndus Connect LLP is registered in India and currently has its Office in Hyderabad, India Shawket has served the State Government in Unified State of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in various capacities for 20 years(2000 to 2020) and recently moved out of the Government to pursue his passion for providing Business Advisory Services. His entire career in the Government has been in working with the Information Technology Electronics and Communications Department serving at various positions where he was instrumental in making Hyderabad as IT Hub (The second-largest IT Cluster in India after Bangalore ). In his last role in the Government he served as the Joint Director (Promotion) in the IT Dept Govt of Telangana. His Expertise includes attracting Foreign Direct Investments in ICT Sector, Electronic Hardware Manufacturing Sector, and Animation, Gaming & VFX Sector. Shawket is a seasoned Marketing & Liasoning professional with 25 Years plus Business development experience within India & Overseas. During his tenure with the Government of Unified State of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, his responsibilities included Promoting the IT Industry in the state through various Inward Investment programs in Technology Sector. His activities comprised of attracting IT ITES, Animation, Gaming, VFX companies. In the earlier role(before 2014) he promoted Electronic Hardware Manufacturing in the State and help those companies to establish their manufacturing operation. Further Shawket has played a key role in attracting large Data Centers to Hyderabad.
Results: Software exports grew from the US $ 250 Million(2000) to the US $ 15 Bln in 2020 contributing over 50% of the total exports of the state. Other Responsibilities included: Project implementation of IT ITES SEZs, ITIR, IMAGE Tower, Electronic Manufacturing Clusters. Works as a single window for ICT Companies for Inter-Department Liasoning which includes liaisoning with various Govt. Depts to expedite approvals(From HMDA, Metro Water Works, GHMC, Pollution Control Board, Fire Dept, Civil Aviation, TRANSCO, MA & UD, TSIIC, Industries, Finance Dept, ULC, Revenue Dept, Chief Ministers Office). Market Analysis & Opportunity Identification: Drawing up an Annual Marketing plan/ Roadmap for attracting ICT investment. Identifying Forbes & Fortune 500 ICT companies, FAST 500, and attracting them to Telangana. Interacting with overseas Trade missions, Leading Management Consulting firm, IPCs, PE Funds for Business Leads. Created Marketing collaterals including Brochures, promotional film, web presence, etc. Developing Annual Media plan, PR Campaigns. Organized overseas Roadshows ( USA Europe Middle East Fareast and Australia). Conducted ICT Events on behalf of the Government. Policymaking (ICT Policy: 2003,2005,2010-15,2016-2020), Electronic Hardware Policy 2012-17, Animation Gaming VFX Policy(2014,2016) and other policies of the Govt.
Shawket through his experience in handling Government business and corporate executive, who, through education, entrepreneurial experience, and international exposure, has performed superlatively in roles that straddle both the public and private sectors. Shawket during his tenure with the Government has worked with the Big4 consulting firms including Price WaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, EY, etc to mention but a few. From these initial corporate environments, His experience includes business management in diverse areas such as identifying high net worth geographies, Financial & technology risk assessment of Projects and project management. Shawket then broke-off from his Government career in 2020 to pursue his passion for providing advisory services for Corporate’s intending to establish their operations in India.
Under TechIndus Connect, Mr. Shawket and his associate JV partner’s (specialists in their respective domains) advises international organizations in areas of establishing their business operations in India, Launching their Products and services, drawing channels of distributions, Hiring resources, Liasoning with Government Departments.