Safeer Ibrahimkutty has around two decades of professional experience, majority of which has been spent in the IT industry. Safeer completed his graduation (B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering) from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam and post-graduation (M.E in Quality Management) from BITS, Pilani, both with distinction. He started his professional life with IHRDE, Kerala as an Electronics Engineer working in Bio Medical domain, followed by stints in Ministry of Health Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Safeer joined the IT industry in late 90's, working with HCL Technologies and in year 1999 joined the Philips Software Centre (Philips Innovation Campus, a 100% subsidiary of Royal Philips Electronics, The Netherlands) involved in research and development of various product portfolio of Philips in Medical, Consumer and Semiconductor space. In the span of two decades Safeer got the opportunity to work in various facets of Electronics, Software & complete end-to-end System Engineering, wearing different hats - from individual contributor to senior management role. His latest role as Program Manager-Business Excellence and Quality Management though focused. Predominantly on Bangalore Centre activities, also involved strategizing and executing process improvement initiatives of Philips entities in other parts of the globe (US, China, lsreal, Europe) leading to breakthrough improvements in strategic and operation excellence of these Centres.