Datta Godbole is a seasoned technology executive who has led the development of cutting-edge technologies, delivering innovative products, solutions and services in diverse industries including: Smart Buildings and Smart Cities, Industrial Internet of Things, Smart Electric Grids, Autonomous Air Vehicles/Drones (UAV), Next Generation Air Traffic Management (ATM), and Self-Driving Cars and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
Godbole focuses on technology strategies that provide business value. He works closely with marketing/sales teams to engage key customers in understanding unmet needs and willingness to pay. He practices open innovation with universities, startups, customers and technology partners to develop new technologies and business models that bring benefits to the entire value chain from customers to suppliers.
He has expertise in design, development, operation, remote monitoring and predictive maintenance of fault-tolerant, mission-critical human-in-the-loop system of systems using knowledge from dynamical systems, automation and controls, computer science, data analytics and cognitive science.