M. Arumugam

Managing Director, Broadline Technologies Private Limited

Arumugam has over thirty years of experience in the technology industry in the areas of supply chain management, health care, retail, energy and systems for various Governments and large enterprises. His work on Health Supply chain for Governments has been replicated globally and widely appreciated by The World Bank and WHO.

Founded Broadline Technologies Private Limited (BTPL) and build into a premier player in domestic and International markets currently employs over 300 professionals working from India, USA and Middle East. He was awarded the prestigious Indian Prime Minister’s E-Governance Award for successful innovation in the year 2000.

  • He worked with L&T Limited, which is one of the largest infrastructure company
  • Digital Equipment Corporation Inc., USA
  • The World Bank


  • M. Tech from IIT, Chennai with speciliazation in Electrical engineering
  • MBA Systems
  • Ph D from to Toronto University in Artificial Intelligence
  • Ph D in Supply chain management from Madras University

Visiting Professor:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Centre for Robotics and Neural Science (CRNS)|Plymouth University, UK.
  • Member of the board of the Tamil Chair, Harvard University.
  • Regular speaker across global conferences in the areas of AI, Cyber security, SCM and E-Governance
  • Secretary of the N.K. Thirumalachariar Educational Trust since 1996, which manages Two Schools and Colleges

Other Interests:

  • Commodore of the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association
  • Member of Hindustan Chamber of Commerce
  • Active member of the Madras Cricket Club
  • Member of committee, IIT Alumni Club at Chennai.
  • Supports orphan/under-privileged children every year for their education and health care