Dr. Ravi Kumar G. V. V. is Associate Vice President and Head Advanced Engineering Group (AEG) of Engineering Services, Infosys. He has led many innovation and applied research projects for more than 20 years. His areas of expertise include mechanical structures and systems, knowledge-based engineering, composites, artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous systems, AR, VR and Industry 4.0. He is involved in the development of commercial products like AUTOLAY (CADDS-COMPOSITES) – a spin-off Indian LCA(Tejas) program, Nia Knowledge – a knowledge-based engineering platform and KRTI 4.0 – an operational excellence framework. He contributed to many Industry 4.0 implementation projects and played a key role in the development of Industry 4.0 maturity index under the umbrella of Acatech, Germany. He is also involved in various initiatives of the World Economic Forum (WEF) fourth industrial revolution technologies in production. He is a member of the HM 1 and G31 technical committees of SAE International contributed to aerospace standards development. Dr. Ravi Kumar has published over fifty technical papers, three patents – two granted and one filed. He has a Ph.D. and an M.Tech in Applied Mechanics from IIT Delhi, and a BE (Honors) from BITS Pilani, India.