Mr. Sachin Galgalikar is working as a Senior Solution Architect – Aerospace and Defense at Dassault Systèmes in Seattle, USA.
Mr. Galgalikar pursued his Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1986. He completed his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1988. He has received J.N. Tata Endowment Scholarship for the Higher Education of Indians and scholarship from Cornell University for Graduate Studies.
Mr. Galgalikar started his career as a software engineer in Boston. After three years, he moved to Michigan and worked in the automotive industry, with diﬀerent departments of Ford Motor Company. In 2005, he moved to Seattle for an opportunity with The Boeing Company. He spent nine years with Boeing and then three years with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as a Managing Consultant for Aerospace & Defense (A&D). In 2017, Mr. Galgalikar joined Dassault Systemes and is working with various A&D clients.
Mr. Galgalikar has helped in setting up the Detroit Chapter of IIT Bombay Alumni Association in the 90s. He has been actively involved in the Seattle Chapter since 2005, organizing events and hosting the Director and his team on their annual visits. He has hosted IIT Bombay delegations at the local Dassault Systemes oﬀice and at Dassault Systemes’ Aero Center of Excellence in Karnataka to discuss various areas of collaboration with the Institute.
His hobbies include tennis and aviation.