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.

Shankar Karanth

Shankar is a seasoned program management professional with about three decades of experience in various technology roles. He comes from a rich automation background and has delivered complex systems across the globe. Shankar is passionate about making technology work for manufacturers and is always cued into the latest technologies and their application in the industrial space.

Nagamani S

A Chartered Accountant with 15 years of experience across multiple industries and geographies in the field of accounting, taxation and statutory compliances. Also has an innate experience and knowledge in Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash flow & Working Capital Management, reporting of standalone and consolidated results involving entities with local GAAP compliance from US, Singapore and India.

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