Hariharan Margabandhu

VP, Business Analytics

Hariharan Margabandhu

Hari has 25 years of business technology consulting experience and runs TekLink’s Consumer Products Trade Management and Analytics practice globally. He has experience in selling and leading transformation projects, particularly in the Consumer Goods industry. He is an executive sponsor and trusted advisor and partner for our key clients. 

As a member of our leadership team, he helps set a winning strategy and execution roadmap, continuously shaping our offerings and strategic alliances to help our customers innovate and take advantage of Analytics and Cloud solutions. 

His consulting experience across Analytics, ERP, and Trade Management span a variety of industries with a focus on CPG, manufacturing, and distribution. He is a frequent speaker at events such as ASUG & Sapphire and SAP Insider on topics such as Enterprise Data Warehousing, Analytics, Trade Promotion Management, Customer Business Planning, and Business Intelligence.

A few of his other accomplishments include:

  • Selling and managing a large transformational S/4 HANA Analytics program for a large distributor
  • Led world’s first Trade Promotion Management on HANA project for a large CPG company, transforming and simplifying their trade processes. Showcased in Sapphire 2015
  • Led a large SAP Analytics program at a large CPG client (40+ member TekLink team plus Client team). Showcased in Sapphire 2013
  • Establish and run strategic partnerships (For Example: with SAP consumer products group) and shape our offerings to help maintain early mover advantage and differentiation 

Prior to TekLink, Hari was a Principal at Business & Decision. His prior professional experience includes employment at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting) and Tata Motors (Sales & Services).

Hari holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in
Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University.