Ulhas joined the Mahindra Group in 1992. He has worked since then as General Manager - Corporate Planning, General Manager - Product Planning, General Manager, Mahindra-Ford Project, and Treasurer. He was appointed as President, IT Sector in 1999. He assumed additional responsibility as the Group CTO in 2010 and as Chairman of the Group Sustainability Council in 2011. Redesignated as Group President in 2015.
The IT Sector includes Tech Mahindra (the 5th largest IT Company in India, which acquired Satyam Computer Services in 2009) and Bristlecone (a leading supply chain consulting and implementation firm).
Ulhas previously worked with GKN Automotive Inc., USA as Director of Finance and later with GKN Invel Transmissions Ltd., New Delhi as General Manager – Commercial. He also worked with The Standard Batteries Ltd., Mumbai as Vice President - Industrial.
Ulhas is a Director on the boards of Tech Mahindra, Bristlecone, FixStream Technologies Inc. etc. He served on the board of Mahindra Satyam from 2009 to 2013, when it was merged with Tech Mahindra.
Ulhas is a member of the Managing Committee of Harvard Business School (India) Research Center, a member of the Board of Governors of The Mahindra United World College of India, a director on the board of The United World Colleges (International), a Trustee of K. C. Mahindra Education Trust, Mahindra Foundation and Tech Mahindra Foundation.
Ulhas has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Master in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.