Polestar Solutions Appoints Siddharth Poddar to Lead Global Procurement Analytics Practice
Originally Posted: Industrywide
In his role as Global Procurement Analytics Lead, Siddharth will be responsible for developing advanced procurement analytics solutions for clients leveraging cutting-edge data sciences. In addition to the procurement vertical, Siddharth will also oversee the growth of the data analytics solution in the Oil & Gas Industry. The focus on the procurement practice and the Oil & Gas industry comes on the heels of Polestar Solutions' expansion into the US market.
“We are excited to have Siddharth Poddar join the Polestar Solutions leadership team as we work towards accelerating our growth in the procurement vertical and Oil & Gas Industry. We are committed to investing in deep domain expertise to meet the growing industry demands for business agility and further solidify our position as a market leader. Siddharth has a strong track record of shaping and driving digital procurement solutions and his expertise will be invaluable as we continue to expand our industry offerings and global footprint, said Chetan Alsisaria — CEO & Co-Founder, of Polestar Solutions.
Over the last 19 years, Siddharth has held several positions across IT consulting, procurement consulting, and the procurement technology landscape. Formerly at GEP Worldwide, Siddharth played an instrumental role in procurement transformation initiatives at several Fortune 500 clients, implementing source-to-pay services and technology solutions.
He has led several global initiatives for customers in the space of strategic sourcing, contract management, supplier intelligence, supplier performance management, and the purchase-to-pay process. Previously, Siddharth also worked at Dell Technologies in Singapore and holds a PGDM in Business Administration and Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Based in Houston, Texas, Siddharth will bring his expertise to drive the next stage of growth for Polestar Solutions.
“Amazing value and efficiency can be unearthed from the massive amount of data generated during STP procurement processes. Organizations need to find the right partner to help them hunt for those opportunities across different touch points in an STP process journey. I am thrilled to join Polestar Solutions and extend the amazing technical and functional capability to help our clients fully leverage the value of procurement analytics for effective decision making” said Siddharth Poddar — Senior Vice President, Global Procurement Analytics Lead, Polestar Solutions.