A few words about us

Axcend is an innovative manufacturing solutions company that helps discrete manufacturing firms run smart operations and transform their businesses. We enable manufacturing companies address a host of challenges including risk management stemming from a largely retiring workforce; urge to move toward Industry 4.0 to stay competitive; and improve productivity, efficiency, and innovation to meet changing customer demands. We work on multiple platforms which means our solutions are designed with the customer’s preferences in mind.

Our approach

We follow a first principle approach in our solutioning where we understand the levers of manufacturing and their underlying interaction that is unique to your enterprise.

Our solution implementation methodology


Operation Understanding


Tech portfolio analysis


Solution fitment


Solution customization



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Post-implementation support

Our People

Uma Balakrishnan

Uma has dedicated her career to providing real time operation management solutions for the manufacturing and utilities sector. Her goal is to help you integrate your physical and digital worlds and make you future ready using multidisciplinary tools. Uma believes in working with you to solve your challenges and has nurtured a culture of commitment and innovation to empower you to stay a step ahead of your competition. With a Master’s degree in Computers from BITS Pilani and a Management degree from IIM Bangalore India, she has over 28 years of experience in the Plant Automation & Industrial IT space.

Avinash Arole

Avinash, has been a leader in sales ever since he began his journey in Siemens 27 years ago. With a wealth of experience in the Automation and Telecom industries, he is driven to help customers achieve their business goals. Having led large teams to help customers enhance productivity and efficiency, his focus is on aligning the Axcend team to strive for customer success. He has been instrumental in devising new solutions for customers and driving the team toward optimal performance and delivery to ensure customer satisfaction.

Sudhakar Kaup

Sudhakar is a seasoned techno-management professional with over 25 years of experience in various technology roles. He is passionate about bringing together people, processes and technology and is focused on building next generation manufacturing systems that bridge Information and Operation technologies.

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