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Dr. Vishal Sikka

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Infosys

Dr. Vishal SikkaDr. Vishal Sikka is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys.

Dr. Sikka joined Infosys in 2014 to help transform the company during a time of significant change in the services industry, change that was brought on by the cost imperatives of clients on the one hand, and significant and rapid advancements in technology on the other hand. Since joining Infosys, Dr. Sikka has implemented a strategy of helping clients renew their existing landscapes to fundamentally drive down costs using automation and artificial intelligence, and at the same time bring breakthrough innovation that transforms user and consumer experiences, opens new business opportunities and new business models, and leverages data in entirely new ways. Key initiatives such as Zero Distance, which focuses on finding innovation in every project for every client, on an ongoing basis, has set a precedent in the industry for driving grassroots innovation. Similarly, the notion of looking at technology as an amplifier of human potential has enabled the company to bring together services, software and platforms in a way that drives unprecedented value for companies across every industry.

In addition, Dr. Sikka has created a strong focus on learning and education within Infosys, a culture which not only drives value for clients and the entire Infosys ecosystem, but extends outside the company as well. Infosys is helping clients in their efforts to create learning and collaborative cultures – helping them to find the most important problems to solve using Design Thinking as the framework, to rethink existing processes leveraging technology, to find new ways of working as teams and as individuals, and to build incredible talent, skills and passion across teams.

Prior to joining Infosys, Dr. Sikka was a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, leading all products and technologies, including all of product development, and driving innovation globally. In his 12 years at SAP, Dr. Sikka held several senior leadership roles including becoming SAP’s first-ever CTO in 2007. As CTO, Dr. Sikka was responsible for overall technology architecture and ensuring coherence in SAP’s product strategy. During that time and later when he joined the Executive Board of SAP, Dr. Sikka brought a strong focus on delivering innovation non-disruptively, simplifying customers landscapes, and delivering new and delightful user experiences.

When Dr. Sikka joined the SAP Executive Board in February 2010, he brought this same focus to all of product development and was instrumental in building a culture of innovation at SAP; innovation became the focus and was at the heart of everything the company developed and delivered to customers. Among other things, Dr. Sikka is credited with creating SAP’s breakthrough in-memory data platform SAP HANA, the fastest growing product in SAP’s history. He also accelerated SAP’s development processes, bringing a deep focus on design and user experience, creating a culture of innovation, initiating for the first time in company history a focus on startups, driving venture investments, and leading product incubation as well as co- innovation with customers.

Dr. Sikka is the creator of ‘timeless software,’ a framework which articulates the principles of renewing existing processes and landscapes without disruption to customer environments. The principles of Timeless Software provide the foundation to ensuring there is no longer a trade-off between leveraging breakthrough innovation and ensuring the consistency, reliability and coherence of systems and user experiences. Dr. Sikka is especially known for his championship of technology as an amplifier of human potential and his passion for applying software in purposeful ways to address some of the biggest global challenges.

His experience includes research in artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, programming languages and models, and information management – at Stanford University, at Xerox Palo Alto Labs, and as the founder of two startups.

Dr. Sikka received his BS in Computer Science from Syracuse University. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Pravin Rao U.B

Chief Operating Officer, Infosys

Pravin Rao U.BPravin Rao as Chief Operating Officer has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the entire portfolio of the company’s offerings. He oversees the key functions of global sales, global delivery and business enabling functions. He drives and oversees the continuous renewal of key processes, systems and policies across the company in client relationship management, sales effectiveness, delivery excellence, quality, talent management and leadership development. Pravin is also Chairperson of Infosys BPO.

He has over 30 years of experience. Since joining Infosys in 1986, he has held a number of senior leadership roles including Head of Infrastructure Management Services, Delivery Head for Europe, and Head of Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, Logistics and Life Sciences.

Pravin holds a degree in electrical engineering from Bangalore University, India. He is a member of the National Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Executive Council of Nasscom.

Ambeshwar Nath

Vice President & Region Head, Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Ambeshwar NathAmbeshwar Nath (Amby) has spent over a decade with Infosys, developing trusted CXO relationships, high-performing teams, and helping his clients successfully execute transformational and outsourcing programs. He has played a critical role in supporting the profitable growth of Retail, CPG and Logistics practice in Europe, by developing a healthy portfolio of long- standing clients (including Adidas, Diageo, Metro, ICA, FC, Ahold, DHL etc.), leading strategic NAOs, and making a difference to the team and competency development.

Prior to Infosys, Amby worked as a strategy consultant with a leading big four consulting firm. He has a MBA in business strategy and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering. He lives in Nuremberg, Germany with his wife Munisha and daughter Anahita.

Amitabh Mudaliar

Vice President & Senior Client Partner, Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Amitabh MudaliarAmitabh Mudaliar is an Associate Vice President & Senior Client Partner in the Retail, CPG, and Logistics Unit (Americas) at Infosys. In his current profile, he focuses on client relationships globally and leads Retail Supply Chain and Merchandising Solutions practice.

Amitabh has more than 19 years of IT and business process delivery experience with retail and CPG clients. He has managed and led large teams and his experience includes working with senior business and IT leaders to implement large retail supply chain transformation and merchandise transformation initiatives. He has been recognized as a thought leader and has helped retailers develop long-term strategic business and IT roadmaps. He has led the development and deployment of industry solutions in supply chain planning and merchandise optimization business functions.

Amitabh holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a degree in mechanical engineering. He is certified in production and inventory management from APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society). He has authored several white papers in the areas of supply chain management and merchandising.

Aniket Maindarkar

Vice President - Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Aniket MaindarkarAniket is responsible for managing several key Retail and CPG clients globally, besides managing the industry vertical for Latin America and driving growth in the geography. Over the last 16 years, Aniket has played multiple roles at Infosys. Most recently, he was responsible for heading the Americas Operations for Infosys BPO, where he oversaw a team of 1,400 people across centers in US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil.

Aniket has a deep understanding of the shared services and global business services (GBS) industry and over the last 22 years, has assisted several Fortune 1000 organizations architect and execute their GBS strategy. Aniket has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Marketing. His interests include sailing, running, triathlons, and adventure sports.

Anurag Vardhan Sinha

Senior Vice President and Industry Head Americas – Communications Service Providers, and Media & Entertainment, Infosys

Anurag Vardhan SinhaAnurag has been helping the world’s leading Communications Service Providers, and Media conglomerates leverage technology, and outsourcing partnerships to create sustainable differentiation. His focus areas include digitization of core processes, transformation of sales, ordering and customer service functions, and new product innovation. In his 24+ year career with the company, Anurag has been held senior leadership positions across Communication Service Providers, Media & Entertainment, Financial Services and Insurance industries.

Anurag is a Senior Vice President and Industry Head of Communications Service Providers, and Media & Entertainment in the Americas for Infosys. In this role, he is responsible for P&L for the industry, defining and implementing the business and operational strategy, client relationship management, and driving growth. He is also responsible for cultivating partnerships with ISVs, analysts and academia.

Anurag holds a Bachelors in Engineering in Computer Science from Bangalore University and is currently pursuing his Executive Education on Global Leadership from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Anirban Dey (Andy)

President - Customers & Operations, EdgeVerve Systems

Anirban Dey (Andy)Andy has diversified experience in general management, cloud and platform technologies, enterprise applications and in incubating Big Data solutions. At EdgeVerve, Andy heads the Sales, Marketing, Services and Operations. Prior to joining EdgeVerve, Andy was SVP at Concur Technologies (now part of SAP) and was heading the R&D for Concur’s Cloud solutions in Travel and Expense. He has also spent 6+ years at SAP Labs India in various roles, joining them as VP for BI & Data Warehouse solutions and later went on to head the HANA R&D Team in India. His last role was to lead SAP Labs India as its Managing Director. Prior to SAP, Andy was with Oracle Inc. for 10+ years in their Applications Division at Redwood Shores, CA, USA.

Arish Ali

Co-Founder & CEO, Skava


AliArish Ali is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Skava, an Infosys subsidiary in the retail sector in the U.S. and Europe. He is responsible for leading the company’s revenue growth, as well as leading product innovation and increasing client satisfaction.

Arish has over 20 years of experience in software design and development with Microsoft and other firms. Prior to his current role, he was the Software Development Manager leading the R&D team at Brience, where he helped pioneer mobile middleware platforms and the development of websites using advanced mobile content optimization technology. He joined Infosys in 2015 when Infosys acquired Skava.

Arish is a frequent speaker at retail and financial services forums and conferences and a contributor to industry publications, analyst discussions, industry trends, and forums for organizational competitiveness. He has been quoted in publications such as FireceRetail, Inc., Mobile Marketer and San Francisco Business Times.

Arish has a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Aruna C. Newton

Associate Vice President and Head – Global Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability Reporting and Governance, Infosys

Aruna C. NewtonAruna started her career as a Cost Accountant and worked extensively in the area of sales and marketing, before coming home to learning and development. Over the last 25+ years, she has traversed many fields gaining a rich experience and perspective across organizations, people and functions.

As Associate Vice President, she leads Infosys Diversity and Inclusion and Sustainability Reporting and Governance portfolios. A leader in Executive Council at Infosys Bangalore Development Centre, she is also Founder Mentor of Green Connect, the Infosys environmental sustainability initiative powered by Infoscions.

She was the President of the Electronics City Industries Association (ELCIA), an industrial estate of over 180 corporations, and she continues to be engaged in security, traffic, transport, infrastructure and social programs for the estate. She now serves as the Chairperson of ELCIA Trust. She works with Bangalore City Police and the Government of Karnataka on projects concerning improvements to traffic and infrastructure and the prevention of crime in the city. In 2009, she was honored with the WILL Women’s Choice Award, a special recognition for Women in Leadership. She was also selected as The Most Happening Woman in Bangalore – 2011, by the Women’s Guild, a forum for talented women across fields and endeavors.

Her current efforts include working with Civil Defence; Jaago Re and Jaagte Raho, Citizen Police and other projects aimed at growing the involvement of citizens in governance and actions – a key to building a vibrant democracy.

A keen sports enthusiast, Aruna has represented Karnataka in Women’s Hockey for many years including captaining the state team, school, college and university teams in a sports career spanning over 11 years. She is also an amateur athlete (marathon) and motorcyclist. She also serves on the Board of Studies at Mount Carmel College’s Commerce Department.

Ashiss K. Dash

Vice President and Regional Head, Utilities, Americas, Infosys

Ashiss K. DashAshiss leads utilities for Americas at Infosys. Ashiss’s areas of interest include application of business intelligence and analytics for process agility and customer loyalty, solutions for grid transformation and the evolving workforce. He is a keen observer of technology trends and how they impact the energy ecosystem.

Ashok Mysore

Vice President and Regional Head, Delivery & Operations, Australia and New Zealand, Infosys

Ashok MysoreAshok Mysore has over 25 years of industry experience across telecommunications, financial services, logistics, energy, utilities and services industries. Ashok’s experience covers IT operations and governance, sales leadership, general management, large client management, technology consulting, product management, managing clients and delivering services across Australia, New Zealand, US, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and India.

Ashok is Vice President and Regional Head – Deliver & Operations. In this role, Ashok is responsible for developing a performance culture among a group of diverse and talented individuals to achieve accelerated profitable growth by delivering value while continuously improving internal efficiencies.

Ashok has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Mysore and an MBA in Strategy & Leadership from Mt Eliza Business School (part of Melbourne Business School), Australia.

Balakrishnan C. S.

Associate Vice President & Head of Digital Solutions, Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Balakrishnan C. S.Balakrishnan C S (Balki) is an Associate Vice President and the Head of Digital Solutions for the Retail, CPG & Logistics business unit. Over the years, he has worked with various Retail and CPG clients and helped them leverage Infosys as a strategic partner to realize their business objectives. He also has experience in P&L management, program management, delivery management, omni-channel commerce implementation, retail supply chain consulting, solutions strategy, presales, and agile implementation.

He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Calicut, and an MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.

Binod Hampapur Rangadore

Executive Vice President and Global Head, Talent and Technology Operations, Infosys

Binod Hampapur RangadoreBinod Hampapur Rangadore is an Executive Vice President and the Global Head of Talent and Technology Operations. Talent Operations comprise Recruitment, Education, Training and Assessment, Talent Planning and Global Immigration. Technology Operations comprise Computers and Communications Division, Information Systems, Information Security Group and Commercial. The India Business Unit reports in to him.

Binod has over 30 years of industry experience and has held several leadership positions at Infosys. He joined the company in 1993 as the Head of Manpower Planning. From 1996 to 1998, he was Head of the Customer Support Group for the Banking business unit. Subsequently, he was Senior Vice President and Global Head of Commercial and Facilities functions. Binod took on the role of the Global Head of Commercial and Corporate Relations functions in 2010.

As a responsible corporate citizen, Binod has funded the establishment of a 150-bed hospital for Sri Sringeri Mutt. In an honorary role, he is the Chairman of the Board of Governors at Rangadore Memorial Hospital, which is named after his father, the late H.S. Rangadore.

Binod started his career in MICO BOSCH as a technical sales engineer. He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial and production engineering from the BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India.

Claire Hockin

Associate Vice President, Head of Marketing Americas, Infosys

Claire HockinClaire has over 18 years’ experience in strategic marketing and communications management from international technology and consulting organizations. During this time she has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and North America, enabling her to bring to her role both a global mindset as well as local experience.

Claire joined Infosys to lead marketing for Europe, helping customers to understand the changing technology landscape and how best they can partner for success. She has since moved to the West Coast to lead marketing for Infosys in the Americas. Claire has a strong track record of client-centric marketing – helping to grow share of mind as well as share of wallet across the customer portfolio.

Claire holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southampton, England.

Dennis Gada

Vice President and Sales Head, Financial Services, Infosys

Dennis GadaAs Head of Sales for Financial Services, Dennis is responsible for new client acquisitions in the vertical. He has significant business transformation, outsourcing and financial services consulting experience. He is also considered an industry leader in financial services, with experience in partnering with clients to shape strategies and execute outsourcing and transformational programs.

Dinesh Bajaj

Senior Vice President and Region Head Americas – Retail, CPG and Logistics, Infosys

Dinesh BajajIn his career spanning over two decades, Dinesh has been helping the world’s leading retailers leverage technology, and outsourcing partnerships to create sustainable differentiation. His focus areas include digital economy, analytics, and packaged led enterprise resource planning (ERP) transformation. Dinesh is a Senior Vice President of Retail, CPG and Logistics practice in the Americas for Infosys. In this role, he is responsible for new business development, go- to-market strategies, and client relationships. He is also responsible for forming strategic partnerships with partners. His leadership style combines an entrepreneurial drive with business-management skills, to drive gains in revenue, market share, and profit performance. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Eric Paternoster

President and Chief Executive Officer, Infosys Public Services

Eric PaternosterEric Paternoster is Chief Executive Officer of Infosys Public Services, an Infosys subsidiary focused on the Public Sector in the US and Canada. In this role, he oversees company strategy and execution for profitable growth. Eric also advises CXOs in the government on strategy, technology and operations. Eric serves on the boards of Infosys Public Services and the McCamish subsidiary of Infosys BPO.

Eric has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, consulting and business technology with multiple firms. Prior to his current role, Eric was Senior Vice President and Head of Insurance, Healthcare and Life Sciences business unit, where he grew the business from US $90 million to over US$700 million with 60+ clients across Americas, Europe and Asia. Eric joined Infosys in 2002 as Head of Business Consulting for the Eastern US and Canada.

Prior to joining Infosys, Eric was a Partner with Ernst & Young, where he led Financial Services consulting in e-commerce, profitability improvement, activity-based costing, IT strategy and web channel development. As a Partner at Accenture’s (Andersen Consulting) Financial Services practice, Eric led the implementation of a country-wide mortgage processing platform for the largest building society in Ireland and an order- ship-bill system for Procter & Gamble’s North American business.

Eric also has hands-on experience in healthcare. As Vice President (acting) at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Eric oversaw application development and implementation of a new medical and lost-time claim system for the largest state-run workers’ compensation system in the US. He has also directed multiple M&A systems programs.

Eric is a frequent speaker at Public Sector forums and a contributor to industry publications and analysts on strategy, industry trends, and organizational competitiveness. He has been quoted in publications such as Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Politico, Modern Healthcare, HealthLeaders, and Insurance Business Review.

Eric has a master’s degree in business administration with emphasis in finance from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the US Military Academy. He served in the US Army, leading infantry units in Korea and the US, and was a Captain when he left.

Ezhil Mani

Associate Vice President and Executive Client Partner – Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Ezhil ManiEzhil Mani is an Executive Client Partner and responsible for customer relationship, business growth and profitability for strategic clients in the Texas region. He has 20 years of experience in defining and delivering IT services for several large retailers in North America. As a technology evangelist, Ezhil leverages his deep experience in consulting and outsourcing to help his clients adopt strategic technology solutions. During his career, Ezhil has been instrumental in setting up and managing a 350 seater Proximity Development Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Ezhil holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from National Institute of Technology, Trichy.

Ganapathy Subramanian

Vice President and Solutions Head—Platforms, Infosys


SubramanianGanapathy Subramanian manages the Infosys Information Platform (IIP), an open source, cloud- based big data platform that helps customers get real-time insights and foresights from their transactional data.

Prior to joining Infosys, Ganapathy Subramanian was the Global Vice President of the Customer Engagement and Strategic Projects (CE & SP) team in SAP Labs India. He was also a member of SAP’s extended Global Leadership Team and its Global Team of Executives. He was named ‘Leader of the Year’ as a part of SAP Labs India Annual Awards 2013.

Prior to SAP, Ganapathy worked as a Software Developer at IMR Global, and has more than 16 years of experience in the IT industry.

He holds an MS in Software Systems from BITS Pilani, as well as a diploma in Executive General Management from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. He has also completed a Senior Leadership Program at Harvard Business School, Massachusetts, USA.

Gopikrishnan Konnanath

Senior Vice President & Head—Enterprise Application Integration, BPM & Services, Infosys

Gopikrishnan KonnanathGopikrishnan (Gopi) is a Vice President and currently leads the global services for the Enterprise Application Integration, BPM & Services portfolio. Over the course of his two-decade long industry experience, he has handled dynamic and complex business needs of clients, and executed various strategic objectives of the organization. Gopi has been a part of management councils and leadership teams across various functions in his career. He was the lead for the Supply Chain Management Practice, Account Lead for strategic clients in retail & CPG space, and a lead for strategic clients in the Europe region, during his early professional career. Till recently, Gopi led delivery for Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) services for hi-tech and manufacturing clients globally. In addition to his current role, he is the Development Center (DC) Head for the Mangalore DC, which has 4,000 people.

Gopi also leads one of the strategic movements in the organization – Zero Distance. Zero Distance is aimed at creating innovation at a grassroots levels in the organization, by having every project team move closer to end user, closer to technology and closer to value.

Gopi holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from Mangalore University.

Gururaj Deshpande

Vice President & Delivery Head, Cards and Payments, Financial Services, Infosys

Gururaj DeshpandeGururaj Deshpande (Guru) heads offshore delivery for the Cards and Payments unit at Infosys. With over 20 years of global IT experience under his belt, Guru has performed various roles throughout his career - project and program management, transition management, customer account and relationship management, operations, presales and IT delivery management. Guru has worked with large marquee customers globally across U.S.A., Australia, Europe, Singapore and South Korea . Most recently, Guru led IT delivery for customers in the financial services domain across cards & payments, asset management, investment management, financial advisories, and banks. He is based in Bangalore.

Holly Benson

Vice President and Managing Partner, Infosys Consulting

Holly BensonWith over three decades of experience, Holly Benson is an expert in Infosys Consulting. She founded the Infosys Organizational Transformation practice in 2005.

With an initial background in petroleum exploration, Holly took a keen interest in strategy, leadership, and organizational change while working with a major international oil company. After helping the oil major set up groundbreaking global shared services and outsourcing models in the mid ’90s, she entered the world of consulting. She has helped global clients in areas such as change management, shared services and outsourcing, technology-enabled business transformation, and MA&D. She describes her current research interests as the ‘future of work’ and the ‘agile enterprise’ that probes people and organizational implications of changing business models.

Indranil Mukherjee

Vice President and Global Head - Oracle Practice, Infosys

Indranil MukherjeeIndranil Mukherjee is Vice President and Global Head of Oracle Practice, Infosys.

In his 20 years at Infosys, Indranil has been instrumental in incubating and growing multiple package driven service offerings across core ERP, Supply Chain, CRM and niche industry based packages spanning across products from major ISVs such as Oracle, IBM, SAP, Salesforce, Microsoft, etc.

He led several large, global transformation engagements for clients across the globe in the Global 2k space for industries such as Hi-tech, Automotive, Discrete Manufacturing, Energy and others.

Indranil has spent many years in North America, Europe and Japan, working closely with clients and focusing on delivering expected business value from transformation engagements.

He has been a speaker at industry events such as Oracle Open World in the past.

Jagdish Vasishtha

Associate Vice President and Practice Head—Digital and Integration Services, Infosys

Jagdish VasishthaJagdish Vasishtha (Jags) is Associate Vice President and Practice Head for Digital and Integration Services for energy, utilities, communications, and services clients in North America. His responsibilities include customer experience transformation, digitization of enterprise, connected devices, and enabling new business models. He has over 20 years of experience in IT and telecommunications, of which 12 years have been spent at Infosys in two stints. In his earlier role, he managed the Digital Transformation practice for energy, communication, and services customers. He successfully led a large transformation program for a telco client that involved the creation of core online components (products) and their subsequent deployment in 22 operating companies with minimum customization. During the time between his two stints, Jags conceptualized and developed a social collaboration product – Injoos (now part of BMC Software).

Jags has initiated various centers of excellence (CoE), including CoE for Mobility (with solutions like RFID and FFA) and CSP Package practice. He has worked on various telecom / datacom products such as Nortel DMS250, Sonus GSX, and Excel- programmable CPCI switch. He established the Chandigarh development center (DC) for Infosys. He has also played the role of DC Head for Mohali and Bangalore centers.

Jags holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Mysore University; and has completed an accelerated management program from Indian School of Business.

Jasmeet Singh

Senior Vice President and Regional Head–Americas, Financial Services, Infosys

Jasmeet SinghJasmeet’s areas of expertise include business and IT alignment, transformational outsourcing and helping clients achieve their business goals. Jasmeet has extensive experience in financial services industry and has previously worked as a banker with Deutsche Bank. He brings a deep appreciation of business, business processes and the usage of technology as a strategic differentiator for financial services firms.

He is based in the New Jersey/New York City area.

Jeff Kavanaugh

Senior Partner, High-Tech & Manufacturing, Infosys Consulting

Jeff KavanaughJeff Kavanaugh is a Senior Partner with Infosys and leader of its Manufacturing & High-Tech Consulting business. Jeff has over 25 years of manufacturing and consulting experience, including work with many manufacturing and high-tech firms. His current research interest is in the area of Product Innovation and Digitization, and he holds a US patent for Product Effectiveness. Beyond his client responsibilities, Jeff also serves on the board of the Institute of Business Analytics at Indiana University and the Marketing Analytics Advisory Board at the University of Texas at Dallas.

John Santucci

Associate Vice President and Head of Delivery, Infosys Public Services

John SantucciJohn brings 32 years of consulting, transformation and systems integration experience with a track record of building IT organizations, as well as a proven ability to deliver consulting services to clients. He currently leads the management consulting and IT services practice for Infosys Public Services. Before joining Infosys Public Services, John was the head of the IT Transformation practice in The Hackett Group. Prior to that, was a partner in KPMG Nolan Norton, an Associate Partner in Accenture and was the CEO of Siena Group, a startup consulting firm for a number of years. John has a strong architecture, IT strategy and portfolio management background, across multiple industries and domains.

Kamal Biswas

Partner – Global Life Sciences, Infosys Consulting

Kamal BiswasKamal is a Partner at Infosys Consulting and leads the Life Sciences consulting practice. He is the author of Pharma’s Prescription: How the Right Technology Can Save the Pharmaceutical Business, published by Elsevier Inc.

Kamal’s career spans close to two decades in the pharmaceutical industry and management consulting. He spent 10 years in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, technical R&D, and new product launches before moving into management consulting. This experience has served him well in developing several technology-driven solutions that have helped pharmaceutical companies transform business functions to enhance business values.

Kamal has a global perspective of pharmaceutical business through his work in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Prior to Infosys, he worked with a number of pharmaceutical majors, including Ciba Geigy, Novartis, Pfizer, GSK, Aventis, J&J, and BMS. He is a strategist and evangelist of pharmaceutical business transformation through non-traditional methods and is a frequent speaker at industry councils.

Kamal attended business school to learn international marketing and holds a Master’s degree in engineering and technology. He is a certified ISO9000 Quality Auditor and is a member of the board in several industry forums.

Kannan Amaresh

Senior Vice President and Client Partner, Financial Services, Infosys

Kannan AmareshKannan Amaresh is a seasoned leader with experience across consulting, thought leadership and client management at Infosys. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has published many papers and spoken at multiple forums, including ones organized by Financial Times, University of Cambridge, etc. Kannan’s recent focus areas are digital consumers and mobility.


Komal Jain

Vice President and Head of Semiconductor Sector - North America, Infosys

Komal JainKomal joined the company in June 1998 and since then has played a variety of leadership roles in client services, sales & operations. Komal has been instrumental in helping clients develop and implement their Business Transformation programs, Global Sourcing strategy and IT initiatives. Komal participates in the steering committees of many of the key client relationships.

Komal holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from Kurukshetra University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. Komal also is a marathon runner and lives in the Dallas, TX.

Kenneth Toombs

Managing Partner, Infosys Consulting

Kenneth ToombsKen leads the U.S. and India business for Infosys Consulting where he oversees a 1,000+ person organization of some of the industry’s brightest consultants and thinkers. Ken has thirty years of strategy and operations consulting experience, and was most recently with Capgemini, where he was CEO of its U.S. consulting business and led sales and growth initiatives worldwide for the firm. During his time, Ken helped spearhead the digital transformation growth initiative for the group, and served as editor of its renowned Digital Transformation Review publication. Ken holds an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Kevin E. Corr

Partner, Infosys Consulting

Kevin E. CorrKevin has over 20 years of experience working with clients across a broad range of industries, to improve business performance in strategic and operational areas. Over the past several years, he has worked with marquee companies leading a number of highly successful business transformation programs in customer operations, market-to-care, finance and accounting, and operations management - spanning strategic planning through implementation. Kevin is a featured speaker at numerous symposiums, addressing best practices in customer contact and management.

Krishnananda R. Shenoy

Associate Vice President and Principal Architect, Engineering Services, Infosys

Krishnananda R. 

ShenoyKrishnananda R. Shenoy is Associate Vice President and Principal Architect of Engineering Services at Infosys. As the Chief Architect of the Internet of Things (IoT) practice, he helps clients define IoT solutions to drive their businesses. He is also responsible for conceptualizing and implementing point of views (PoVs) and proof of concepts (PoCs) across industry verticals. He leads partner product integration and heads delivery for the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) testbed.

Prior to this, he held varying roles in telecom product research and design (R&D) in 3G / 4G network, system integration of Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, and VoLTE network design. Before joining Infosys, he worked as a lead hub engineer with Wipro-British Telecom, and as a communication engineer in National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

Shenoy has a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from Bangalore University.

Krishnamurthy Shankar

Executive Vice President Group Head, Human Resource Development, Infosys

Krishnamurthy ShankarKrishnamurthy (Krish) Shankar is an Executive Vice President and the Group Head of Human Resource Development at Infosys. In this role, he is responsible for envisioning the roadmap for HR, driving strategy, and implementing operational priorities aligned with the overall organizational mandate.

Krish has over 30 years of experience and has led several global HR functions in organizations like Bharti Airtel, Hindustan Unilever and Unilever. Prior to joining Infosys, Krish was the Head of HR for South Asia at Philips. In his wide ranging experience in these organizations, he has led the transformation of HR into a strategic partner, facilitated organization- wide transformation and capability development, and was instrumental in building a strong talent pool through a series of leadership development initiatives.

Krish holds a postgraduate diploma in HR from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and has received an executive certificate in Strategy and Organization from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Krish is an avid reader, loves wildlife photography, and trekking. A football enthusiast, he occasionally runs half- marathons. He is passionate about teaching and exploring new ideas in HR and organization development. Krish is based in Bangalore.

Lars Skari

Vice President | Partner and Segment Head, Infosys Consulting

Lars SkariLars currently leads the insurance vertical within Infosys Consulting’s North America operations. During his 25 years in consulting and 10 years with Infosys, Lars has held multiple roles, including co-leading the capital markets and banking vertical. Lars has helped numerous financial services clients address their most pressing transformation challenges, and has extensive experience designing and delivering large-scale transformational programs involving CRM, digital innovation, process re-design, core transformation, technology delivery and change. He has broad functional and industry knowledge, and a track record of taking ambiguous, unstructured situations and creating clarity, action and results. Lars has been quoted in several leading publications, including Global Finance, American Banker, CIO Magazine,, Auto Finance News, destinationCRM, Brandweek, Bank Systems & Technology and recently gave the keynote at the Customer Experience track at Oracle Open World. He holds an MBA degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California (High Honors).

Kumar Paramasivam

Vice President and Portfolio Head – Services, Infosys

Kumar ParamasivamKumar Paramasivam is a Vice President and heads client services for Professional Services, Travel and Hospitality, Education and Business Services. With over 18 years of experience in the industry, he has worked with clients in various industries and helped them leverage Infosys as a strategic systems integration and outsourcing partner to realize their business objectives.

Kumar holds a master’s degree in engineering and is a certified supply chain professional from APICS.

Madhu Janardan

Senior Vice President and Region Head Americas – Retail, CPG and Logistics, Infosys

Madhu JanardanMadhu Janardan started his career with Infosys in 1996, and is currently a Senior Vice President and Region Head of Americas– Retail, CPG and Logistics practice. Madhu has over 26 years of experience in defining strategic business solutions and IT consulting for several companies in Japan, Europe, and North America. Madhu oversees several retail and CPG accounts in the US and has expertise in developing, and maintaining strong client relationships. With his collaborative approach to innovation, he has led teams to consistently deliver client delight, in challenging business- technology environments. Madhu has led by building an affiliate team and coaching them to get pacesetting results for the unit and the company.

Madhu completed his master of computer applications from the Regional Engineering College, Trichy, India (now National Institute of Technology). After almost 16 years in the Greater Seattle region, Madhu has recently made the Bay Area his home. He enjoys cooking and going on scenic hikes. He also spends time participating in community activities and teaching at the local university. He runs a private trust that focuses on education and healthcare for the underprivileged in India and some parts of Africa.

Mayuresh Vaidya

Associate Vice President, South East Asia and Middle East Africa, Infosys

Mayuresh VaidyaMayuresh has rich experience in delivering large and complex technology solutions. He has diverse experience across multiple functions of operations/financial management, sales, consulting, and IT services in communications, energy, manufacturing, retail, and the public sector. In his IT career spanning 21 years, he has led multiple onsite, remote and virtual teams to deliver SaaS, social, mobility, cloud, and analytics solutions. Today, he is instrumental in growing Infosys’ presence across South East Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Mayuresh holds a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering and an MBA from Pune University, India.

Michael A. Hendrix

Partner – Enterprise Change, Gamification Practice Leader, Infosys Consulting

Michael A. HendrixMichael is a Partner at Infosys Consulting, leading the Enterprise Change Practice for Retail, Consumer Products, and Logistics. In addition, he is also a Gamification Practice Leader.

Michael has over 25 years of experience in IT, consulting, and outsourcing. He has domain expertise in gamification, organizational change management, learning management, knowledge management, and collaboration. Throughout his career, Michael has helped clients to align people, processes, and technologies to drive individual and organizational performance.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business data systems from the University of Texas, San Antonio, USA.

Mitrankur (Mit) Majumdar

Vice President and Regional Head—Services, Americas, Infosys

Mitrankur MajumdarMitrankur (Mit) Majumdar is a strategic business leader, specializing in executing business transformation through IT and processes. At Infosys, Mit plays an important role in positioning Infosys as a global systems integrator across information services, publishing, professional services, education, internet technologies and travel and hospitality practices. With over 20 years of experience in consulting and outsourcing, Mit has extensive experience in incubating and developing market share in media and communications, telecom, wireless, cable and satellite industry segments. He has been instrumental in growing the cable portfolio as a significantly larger practice within Infosys.

Mit holds a bachelor of engineering degree in electronics and telecommunication and an MBA from McCombs Schools of Business, University of Texas.

Mohamed Anis

Head of Energy & Services, Europe, Infosys

Mohamed AnisAn ardent tech evangelist, Mohamed Anis has spent the last couple of decades helping some of the largest organizations in the world re-imagine themselves and adopt disruptive technology. He is especially passionate about IoT, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and has spearheaded the development of new technology platforms that enable organizations to leverage data - the new oil of the 21st century, and thus differentiate themselves.

At Infosys, Anis helps his customers digitize and ‘renew’ their current business landscapes, whilst venturing into innovative ‘new’ business models.

Anis holds a degree from BITS Pilani, India, and when not immersed in work is actively involved in mentoring start-ups in the IoT and machine learning space.

Mohan Babu V

Associate Vice President and Head, Insurance Practice, Infosys

Mohan BabuMohan heads the Infosys Insurance Practice globally and is responsible for business analysis competencies, package implementation competencies and IT advisory services for Insurance clients. He leads a team of over 600 functional and technical consultants with deep domain expertise, focused on providing cutting edge IT solutions for the Insurance Industry and developing knowledge artifacts, consulting offerings and solution accelerators for the Insurance Industry globally. Mohan has over 20 years of experience in the insurance, IT, and consulting industries with significant expertise in management consulting, IT strategy, practice development, products and package Implementation. Prior to Infosys, Mohan has led business units and held senior management positions for Cognizant Business Consulting (Insurance), Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and a leading life Insurer in India. Mohan holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in physics. He is also a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) as well as an Associate in Annuity Products Administration (AAPA) and Reinsurance Administration (ARA) from the LOMA.

Mohit Joshi

President and Head, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare and Life Sciences Infosys, and Head, Infosys Brazil and Infosys Mexico

Mohit JoshiMohit Joshi is Head of Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare and Life Sciences at Infosys. He holds additional responsibility for Infosys operations in Brazil and Mexico. Mohit has over 18 years of professional experience working across US, India, Mexico, and Europe. His area of expertise lies in the intersection of financial services and technology. Mohit was also selected as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum, Davos earlier this year.

He joined Infosys in 2000 and has since worked in different capacities. In his previous role, he was responsible for leading the Financial Services practice in Europe. In 2007, Mohit was appointed as CEO of Infosys Mexico and was instrumental in setting up the first subsidiary in Latin America.

Mohit has previously worked in India with ABN AMRO and ANZ Grindlays in their Corporate and Investment bank.

Mohit holds a Master of Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Nageswar Cherukupalli

Vice President and Group Practice Engagement Manager, Financial Services, Infosys

Nageswar CherukupalliAs Associate Vice President and Group Practice Engagement Manager, Nageswar Cherukupalli is responsible for driving growth for Infosys financial services clients in the North America region.

He has over 21 years of experience across multiple verticals, including financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and retail. For the last five years, he has focused on bringing digital transformation solutions to financial services organizations to generate customer value, improve customer experience and build flexible technology platforms. Also, Nageswar has consistently delivered solutions across various business verticals, including retail banking, commercial banking, wealth management, and investment banking.

Nageswar holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from Nagarjuna University, India.

Nandini S.

Senior Vice President and Group Head – Organization Development, Infosys

Nandini S.Nandini S. heads organization development at Infosys. Nandini joined Infosys in 2000 as a Consultant in the Learning & Development wing. In 2004, she moved to head Organization Development function at Infosys BPO. She set up the HR Solutions function at Infosys BPO in 2006, before taking over Business Partner HR and Employee Relations into her portfolio. She moved back to Infosys HR in 2009 as HR Business Leader leading HR function for business lines. As the HR Business leader, she functioned as a HR advisor to business and spearheaded employee retention and engagement as her key focus areas.

Nandini is a Fellow in Human Resource Management & Behavioral science from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. She also holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering and Masters in Mathematics from BITS Pilani.

Narayan Sivaram

Vice President and Global Head, Cards and Payments

Narayan SivaramNarayan Sivaram (Nans) has nearly two decades of experience in the IT industry across delivery, consulting, and client services. Over the last decade, Nans has played a leading role at Infosys in the cards and payment domain through several strategic, domain-led engagements, and client advisory roles. He has diverse leadership experience in sales and client services roles. Nans has led several innovative platform-based offerings in the cards and payments space.

Nans has undertaken several market focused activities with industry analysts and media, covering transformative trends in digital, big data, cloud, and technology modernization.

Nans holds a Bachelors of Technology in instrumentation and electronic engineering from Anna University, India.

Navin Rammohan

Associate Vice President, Global Lead Marketing - Business Verticals

Navin RammohanNavin comes with over 17 years of global experience in strategic planning, insight generation and marketing of technology services and products. He has a strong understanding of industry trends, breadth of marketing mix and global best practices to build creative and differentiated solutions to business problems. He also comes with a track record of building and leading marketing programs that have excelled in execution and delivered pipeline impact for sales.

At Infosys, Navin leads marketing for all business verticals of the company. His responsibilities include driving the marketing programs across industry verticals like financial services, retail, manufacturing, energy, communications, utilities, healthcare, insurance and life sciences, impacting sales pipeline and brand differentiation. He is also responsible for managing client advocacy and engagement programs for Infosys including large flagship customer events and sponsorships. Prior to this role, Navin has managed large deal pursuit marketing and was also the marketing lead for Finacle, the most successful product brand from Infosys.

Navin holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a post graduate degree in management from MICA, Ahmedabad.

Nitesh Bansal

Senior Vice President and Head of Manufacturing Practice – Americas and Europe, Infosys

Nitesh BansalNitesh is responsible for managing and growing client relationships globally with manufacturing companies across Aerospace, automotive, and industrial and discrete sectors. He has been instrumental in establishing the presence of Infosys across Europe. Throughout his journey with Infosys, starting in 1998, he has pioneered the expansion of integrated service offerings around applications, infrastructure, and BPO. Advising clients on large transformation objectives with global scope has been an area of keen interest for him. Nitesh has been part of the President of India delegations, with former president, President Pratibha Patil, for bilateral talks with Switzerland and Cyprus. He has also represented the Indian IT industry in Slovenia and Austria. He has been a member of the jury for several internal and external awards, most notably the European Business Awards. He is a recipient of several Infosys excellence awards in areas including sales management, client relationship, unit management, and people development. He is based in Plano, Texas.

Pankaj Kulkarni

Vice President and Head, Insurance, Infosys

Pankaj KulkarniPankaj heads Infosys business for insurance, focusing predominantly on clients globally. Pankaj anchors senior stakeholder relationships for clients and leads multiple account teams to deliver the client transformation agenda.

Pankaj has been involved in setting up transformation programs and partnering with senior executives to deliver tangible business outcomes. In the past, he has led the Capital Markets practice in Europe and has been involved in developing innovative solutions for the business.

Pankaj has worked extensively in the financial services and insurance industries on various initiatives such as client onboarding, organization structure and governance, business / IT alignment, process redesign, and business transformation.

In his previous roles, Pankaj has delivered critical business transformation initiatives in large organizations and has consulted for a number of senior executives on transformation related challenges. He has been contributing to thought leadership and innovation through numerous white papers and speaker roles globally.

Pankaj holds an MBA degree in strategy and finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and holds a first-class degree in electronics engineering from Mumbai University.

Peter D'Amato

Partner, Infosys Consulting

Peter D'AmatoPete brings 24 years of industry experience. In addition, he also has 12 years of consulting experience, leading sales and delivery projects for major telecom and financial services clients.

Over the years, Pete has worked on a number of projects, including delivering the world’s largest CRM and e- commerce project for a telecom industry leader, and developing a comprehensive suite of telecom BSS/OSS systems in two years to support a telecom industry leader’s emerging services growth plan.

Pete holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in operations research from Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA.

Prasad Joshi

Vice President and Head—Infosys Center for Emerging Technology Solutions

Prasad JoshiPrasad Joshi heads the Infosys Center for Emerging Technology Solutions at Infosys. Prasad defines the strategic program, sets up co-creation labs with key clients, and leads the innovation ecosystem. Prasad was responsible for creating Catalytic IT, a joint program with Microsoft. His portfolio focuses on advanced analytics, advanced mobility, experience, security and dependability, and technology modernization. Prasad is on the Customer Advisory Board for Microsoft Azure and is an invited member of the Industry Advisory Board at the Georgia Tech Information Security Center. He has more than 20 years of experience in software technology, IT and business process outsourcing, and multicultural team management. Before joining Infosys, Prasad was the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of operations at STI Knowledge.

Rangarajan V. R.

Chief Executive Officer, Infosys China

Rangarajan V. R.Rangarajan V. R., Ranga to his colleagues, joined Infosys in 2001 and has over 18 years of experience. At Infosys, he has worked extensively in the USA, Australia and Greater China, handling several leading roles in client management, software outsourcing and consulting.

Ranga was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Infosys China in 2007. He took over as the Chief Executive Officer in 2010. Infosys China has about 3,000 people in Shanghai and Hangzhou, delivering services for global and Greater China clients. Ranga’s key interests are in shaping and motivating a high- performing team.

Prior to joining Infosys, he worked in large corporations and even had a stint in Indian Civil Services. Ranga holds a B.Tech degree in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Raghavan Subramanian

Associate Vice President and Head, Strategy and Innovation, CIO Organization, Infosys

Raghavan SubramanianRaghavan Subramanian has been with Infosys since 1994. He is an Associate Vice President and Head of Strategy and Innovation for CIO Organization, Infosys. In his previous role, he was with Infosys Labs, the R&D wing of Infosys, where he headed the centers of excellence (CoEs) for innovation, big-data, gamification, IoT, Legacy modernization and user-experience. He has strategized Infosys cloud service offerings, built multiple products in the areas of collective- intelligence, cloud, big-data and performance engineering. He has also advised several enterprises in their application- rationalization exercises.

Raghavan was earlier the product manager for the Infosys Social Media platform, a SaaS offering, where he created several web 2.0 modules like video-uploads, blogs, online communities, forums, social analytics and integrated them in a holistic manner.

Prior to this, as the program-manager of a consortium of technology companies, he built an online- collaboration portal for a famous think-tank organization to connect the leaders of the world. He earlier headed the technology consulting group of EMEA, where he defined/reviewed the IT strategy of telecom- service-providers, banks and retail organizations in the US, Europe and Australia. He is an invited speaker in several forums, is a co-author of 2 patents and has many publications. He was adjudged the “Technology champion of Infosys” in 2006.

Raghavan has over 18 years of work experience in areas such as collective intelligence, cloud-computing, Social- media, Internet application security, eCommerce, enterprise application integration, business-IT strategy and telecom. Raghavan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the Bharathidasan University, Tamilnadu, India.

Raghavendra K.

Senior Vice President and Global Head – HR, Infosys BPO

Raghavendra K.Raghavendra is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources (HR). His expertise lies in aligning HR’s functional role to dovetail business plans. His areas of interest include developing HR competencies, managing cultural diversity, and change management, especially in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

He has created strong synergies between performance management systems and employee development platforms, ensuring that Infosys has a readily available and competent internal talent pool to meet business challenges. A strong proponent of ‘Learn while you earn,’ he has institutionalized a number of organizational interventions whereby an employee can move up the value chain while continuing to pursue one's career.

Raghavendra has anchored numerous initiatives to support the development of strategic HR and is a frequent speaker in HR thought leadership sessions and seminars in India and globally.

Raghavendra comes with a wealth of experience of over 29 years working in different industry verticals and organizations, such as J.K. Synthetics, Blue Dart Express, and Ramco Systems. Before joining Infosys, he headed the HR function at Strides Arcolab Ltd.

He is a commerce graduate and holds a Post Graduate Diploma (Honors) in PM and IR from the Madras School of Social Work. In addition, he has also taken a one-year course in Advance Management Program (AMP) from IIM Bangalore.

C.N. Raghupathi

Senior Vice President and Head, India Business Unit, Infosys

Raghupathi C.N.Raghu is Head of the India business for Infosys. He has over 27 years of experience. In this role, Raghu is responsible for strategy formulation, sales, delivery, innovation, and total P&L management. Infosys has signed and delivered many prestigious projects under Raghu’s guidance. Despite its late entry into India, the India business unit is an established institution in the field of consulting, systems integration, and business transformation today.

Raghu is the Chair of various BIS working groups that work towards establishing ICT standards in the power sector. He is also a technical committee member of CIGRE, the international body that sets standards for the power sector. He was a part of the Nandan Nilekani report on IT in the power sector. He is also an executive committee member of TERI-BCSD (Business Council for Sustainable Development).

Raghu is associated with the Rakesh Mohan committee on transport policy where he leads the division on IT in the transport sector. He works at Belur Math on a project related to ICT in healthcare – as part of the Davies initiative on healthcare in emerging economies, at the University of Southern California. He also holds a U.S patent for his work on ICT. In his previous organizations, he made significant contributions in the field of membrane technology.

Raghu has played a significant role in bringing mobile applications to the world of money transfer through Airtel Money, which today is favored by more than 25 lakh customers in India.

His work in rural areas for Commitments, a non-profit organization, gives him tremendous insight into the financial needs of the marginalized sections of society. He currently heads a project to convert 155,000 post offices into banks, which could potentially create the world’s most extensive financial institution.

Raghu has worked extensively in the U.S with clients, including Southern California Edison and British Petroleum.

Raghu is an alumnus of IIT Madras and has had extensive management training in India and abroad.

Rajashekara V. Maiya

Associate Vice President and Head, Product Strategy & Pre-sales, Finacle, Infosys

Rajashekara V. MaiyaRajashekara Maiya is responsible for charting Finacle’s product strategy and defining its product roadmap, strategic acquisitions, alliance partnerships, and client engagements. He represents the company while interacting with external stakeholders such as analysts and the media. He is also responsible for the pre-sales function at Finacle. He has played several roles across diverse areas, including product management, solution architecture, implementation, and pre-sales for almost two decades at Infosys.

Maiya has been instrumental in the conceptualization and planning of Finacle Enterprise – the latest addition to the Finacle portfolio designed to deliver simplified transformation and progressive modernization capabilities to global banks.

Maiya specializes in core banking, risk management, regulations, and compliance. He has been quoted on these and other topics in reputed publications such as Forbes, The Banker, Banking Technology, The Economist, Business Line, BBC Radio, and the Economic Times. He is on the expert panel of the McKinsey Quarterly; is a member of the XBRL Abstract Modelling Task Force (AMTF) Group; and is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Maiya holds several patents and has pending patents in the areas of partner portals, delivery channels, offline banking, and customer experience.

Prior to joining Infosys in 1997, Maiya was an audit manager with an accountancy practice. He holds a master’s degree in commerce, specializing in banking, costing, and taxation.

Rajeev Nayar

Vice President, Big Data & Analytics, Infosys

Rajeev NayarRajeev leads Big Data and Analytics at Infosys. He has more than 18 years of experience in information management. His key areas of focus now are big data analytics and extreme data processing, which deals with very large-scale data solutions. His works span multiple vertical areas and has helped guide the development of patent pending solution for big data at Infosys. He has presented at a number of conferences and co-authored a book on big data titled ‘Big Data Spectrum’.

Rajesh Krishnamurthy

President and Head of Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications and Services, Infosys
Head Infosys Consulting
Head of Europe, Infosys

Rajesh KrishnamurthyRajesh is responsible for the global Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications and Services business unit, including setting the vision, creating and implementing strategy, and driving growth. Rajesh's portfolio of responsibilities also includes Infosys Consulting, a global advisor to leading companies for strategy, business optimization and technology-enabled transformation programs. Rajesh leads the Infosys operations in Europe, a region which posts around 25 percent of the company’s revenue.

Rajesh is an integral part of the Infosys success story. In his 24+ year career with the company, he has held senior leadership positions across the business and in all major markets. As a business leader of large transformation projects, Rajesh has helped realize compelling value for clients through his deep industry knowledge, coupled with technology experience.

Rajesh is the Global SAP practice leader for Infosys across industry groups spanning 20,000+ employees. The Infosys SAP practice is ranked among the top 5 global partnerships.

Prior to this, Rajesh was the Head of the Financial Services and Insurance business in Europe. He managed the global Consulting & Systems Integration (C&SI) practice for the Retail, CPG and Life Sciences (RCL) industry group, spanning management consulting services, packaged application services (SAP, Oracle) and advanced technologies.

Rajesh is an Electronics Engineer from the University of Pune. He is based in Paris.

Ramakrishnan K

Associate Vice President – Data Analytics Practice Head, Infosys

Ramakrishnan KRamakrishnan K is a seasoned veteran in the data analytics space. He has consulted, architected and delivered many Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence (DWBI) engagements for various clients across the globe. He is proficient and played various roles in data analytics space including practice management, strategic business planning, consulting, solution engineering and delivery in his rich experience which spans over 20 years. As Associate Vice President, Ramakrishnan is the Data Analytics Practice Head for Retail, CPG and Logistics industry segments, he also heads the Data Management practice for Infosys.

Ranjit Narula

Associate Vice President and Head of Insurance (Europe), Infosys

Ranjit NarulaRanjit leads the Insurance business for Infosys in Europe. He caters to insurance clients across Europe, which includes general insurance and reinsurance organizations as well as Lloyds Markets.

Innovation is a key focus area for Ranjit, especially in areas in which customers are looking at getting more value from vendors. He constantly works with his teams and customers to develop ideas, which can reduce cycle time, lower costs and increase efficiency for customers. His approach to generating ideas is quite unique as it incorporates inputs from employees of Infosys, employees of customers as well as customers’ customers i.e. the end consumers. He is also very keen on adapting digital implementation ideas from other business lines (e.g. retail) and modify them for the insurance industry.

Ranjit holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, with a specialization in marketing. He regularly contributes for the Post magazine on topics around insurance as well as general management, including ways to manage change in organizations that face technology disruption. He is based in London.

Ravikiran Taire

Associate Vice President, Healthcare, Infosys

Ravikiran TaireRavi is an Associate Vice President and Senior Client Partner at Infosys. He is responsible for client relationships in the U.S. Healthcare domain, especially in the Midwest and the East Coast regions. He has over 17 years of experience managing large scale technology-led business transformation programs, strategic sourcing initiatives, pre-sales, and handling senior client executive relationships. He has led transformation programs in the digital and care management areas.

Dr. G. V. V. Ravikumar

Associate Vice President and Head – Advanced Engineering Group, Infosys

Dr. G. V. V. RavikumarDr. Ravikumar brings together more than 24 years of research and industrial experience. His areas of interest include Aircraft Structures, KBE, Advanced Analytics, Composites, and Industry 4.0. He has authored more than 35 technical papers and filed one patent. He has worked on various prestigious engineering design & development and KBE projects. He is involved in the design and development of software systems for composites (CADDSComposites) and also in the development of solutions for Industry 4.0. He obtained both a PhD and MTech from IIT Delhi and BE (Hons) from BITS Pilani, India.

Ravi Kumar S.

President & Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Infosys

Ravi Kumar SRavi is a President and the Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Infosys. In this role, he leads the Infosys global delivery organization across all global industry segments, driving digital transformation services, application development and maintenance; independent validation services, engineering services, emerging technology solutions, business intelligence & analytics, cloud and infrastructure, and enterprise package applications service lines. In addition, he oversees Infosys Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and is on the board of Infosys BPO Ltd. He also oversees Infosys operations in Japan. He is the Chairman of the Board of Infosys China and is also on the board of Infosys Public Services and McCamish Systems (an Infosys company).

Previously, Ravi was the Group Head for the Insurance, Healthcare, and Cards and Payments unit, where he drove client services, demand generation, next-generation service offerings, game-changing innovation, and a world-class delivery organization to support clients. In addition to his present role, he is the Executive Sponsor for the US$1+ billion Oracle practice across all industry verticals, which is ranked by leading analysts as one of the top three players. Till recently, he also ran the global alliances organization at Infosys. He has also led the US$700+ million Global Consulting and Systems Integration practice in the manufacturing industry. Spanning a global clientele and other new incubating engines, he built the global Oracle and CRM practices for Infosys. Under his leadership, the Hyderabad Development Center, housing 22,000+ employees, won the Infosys Excellence Award for the Best Development Center five years in a row from 2010 – 2014.

Ravi has over 18 years of experience in the consulting space, incubating new practice lines, driving large transformational programs, and evangelizing new business models across industry segments. He has played diverse roles across organizations within the CRM space for Oracle Corporation, building a next-generation CRM practice at Cambridge Technology Partners. He has also worked on process and technology transformation for the unbundling of Indian State Electricity Boards at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ravi started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center.

Ravi is a part of several steering committee boards of large transformational initiatives for global clients. He actively writes and blogs on technology-led transformation, big data, next-generation supply chain, digital transformation, and disruptive business models. He is an Honorary Founding Board Member of the Technology Advisory Board at MIT Forum (launched in 2012); Advisory Board of the Global Supply Chain Center at Marshall Business School, University of Southern California; Oracle’s Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) Board; and many other industry forums.

Ravi has a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India.

Richard Lobo

Senior Vice President and Head – Human Resources, Infosys

Richard LoboRichard Lobo is a Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Infosys.

He joined Infosys in 2000 and had led several people management functions in the company. Prior to his current role, he headed Human Resources (HR) for the entire Global Delivery organization. He has also headed the Employee Relations function at Infosys. As a member of the company’s Management Council, he is responsible for several key business initiatives for the company. He is a frequent speaker at global industry forums on people matters.

Prior to joining Infosys, he was with Godrej & Boyce, Mumbai in the sales and marketing function.

Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a post graduate diploma in management.

Ron Thompson

Partner, Infosys Consulting

Ron ThompsonRon is a Partner with Infosys and has 25 years of IT services and management consulting experience in the energy/utilities sector. Working with many leaders of Fortune 1000 companies, he has successfully led several end-to-end IT driven business transformations, partnering at the CXO level as a trusted advisor and ensuring the delivery of measureable business value. These transformations include driving innovation, developing IT and business strategy, and ensuring highly effective organizational change management. Ron also has a strong background with both SAP and Oracle. He previously led IBM’s SAP practice for the western U.S., was a Partner in Ernst & Young’s energy practice leading large SAP programs, and led a national supply chain practice for Oracle.

Ron holds a BS Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Sajit Vijayakumar

Vice President & Delivery Head, Oracle Practice, Infosys

Sajit VijayakumarSajit has 21 years of experience, and is responsible for managing the delivery at the Global Oracle Practice for multiple industry segments in Infosys. These include Retail, CPG, Logistics, Communications, Financial Services and others. Sajit joined Infosys in the year 2000 and has since played various Delivery, Consulting, and Sales & Engagement roles in US, India, and UK.

Prior to joining Infosys, Sajit worked with ICICI Securities , a joint venture between ICICI Ltd and JP Morgan, in their Finance control functions. Sajit is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

Saju Sankaran Kutty

Vice President and Global Head, Cloud Transformation, Infosys

Saju Sankaran KuttySaju heads the Cloud Transformation practice for Infosys. He has nearly 20 years of experience in IT consulting and advisory services. His expertise extends to cloud and infrastructure strategy formulation, cloud technology advisory and cloud economics. Saju has executed several strategic engagements in technology, business transformation and optimization, cloud and infrastructure transformation, platform modernization, collaboration and end-user computing. In his 15 years tenure with Infosys, he has been instrumental in setting up the cloud business strategy for Infosys.

Sanat Rao

Chief Business Officer and Global Head of Finacle

Sanat RaoSanat Rao is the Chief Business Officer and Global Head of Finacle. He has over 26 years of experience in international banking and technology led business transformations. Sanat’s experience includes building strategic partnerships with clients and supporting them through their digital journey across multiple markets globally. In his present role, Sanat is responsible for growing the Finacle business and driving industry leadership with innovations in the banking space.

Before joining Infosys Finacle, Sanat held positions in a number of global financial institutions and global financial technology organizations and has expertise in cloud, core banking, digital foundation and payments in the BFSI space. He was also deeply engaged with identifying and nurturing new partnerships in FinTech companies that could prove disruptive to the markets.

Prior to that, for nearly 14 years till 2013, Sanat played a variety of global roles as part of the Infosys Finacle organization, helping build and scale the brand, with the last position as the Global Head of Client Services and Alliances. In this role, he was responsible for driving global sales, client engagement, and strategic alliances for Finacle globally. Sanat's expertise of the banking and financial technology industry is exemplary, having previously been responsible for Infosys' global banking product strategy for the entire Finacle suite.

Sandeep Dadlani

President and Global Head – Manufacturing, Retail, CPG and Logistics, Head – Infosys Americas, Chairman – EdgeVerve Ltd, Trustee – Infosys Foundation USA

Sandeep DadlaniSandeep Dadlani is a President and Head of Americas for Infosys. He is also Global Head of the Manufacturing, Retail, CPG and Logistics Unit at Infosys. Sandeep runs a portfolio P&L of approximately $2.5 billion globally, helping over 300 clients across the world to embrace digital technologies . He is Chairman of EdgeVerve, an Infosys subsidiary focused on co-creating innovative cloud-based products and platforms with Infosys’ clients. Sandeep is the company trustee for Infosys Foundation USA – a private charity focused on driving computer literacy and the Maker Movement in the US. His other responsibilities include managing the entire partner ecosystem of Infosys.

He joined Infosys in 2001, and specifically the retail industry vertical in 2003 when it was US$ 70 million. He has helped it grow and led it ever since. Sandeep has over 18 years of experience in operations, consulting, business development, and product management. He has been actively involved in helping Retail, CPG and Logistics clients become more competitive by embracing new emerging trends across digital consumers and emerging markets. He has authored several white papers in the areas of innovation, business transformation, and shared services. Sandeep is often quoted in publications like Forbes, Business Week, Consumer Goods Technology, and Stores. He is also a regular speaker at industry forums such as Consumer Goods Technology, National Retail Federation, Client and Partner Innovation forums, and at Infosys Investor / Analyst / Customer conferences.

Sandeep is on the Advisory Boards of Georgia-Tech and Kennesaw State University, Georgia. He has been featured for consecutive years on the UN Global Compact Supply Chain Sustainability Advisory Board and co-authored their report on supply chain sustainability. Additionally, he has been on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ethics and Values and has participated in WEF Davos 2015. He is also on the Board of Hands-On-Atlanta, an innovative volunteer-based charity in Atlanta that focuses on education and helping the poor.

Sanjay Dalwani

Vice President and Head—HealthCare, Infosys

Sanjay DalwaniSanjay Dalwani leads the US healthcare business for Infosys. In his role, he is responsible for all customer-facing functions and business profitability and growth.

Sanjay has partnered with several Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, commercial payers, pharmacy benefit managers, and providers on their key initiatives spanning Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, patient-centered medical homes, claims management and operations, member services, and IT sourcing and consulting services. Prior to healthcare, Sanjay spent 10 years building and running the retail and CPG business at Infosys. His personal expertise lies in the areas of digital transformation, consumer engagement, and sales force enablement, leveraging cross-channel capabilities and analytics.

Prior to Infosys, Sanjay has held executive positions at Motorola and Hewlett-Packard. He holds a master’s degree in business administration and an undergraduate degree in computer science.

Sanjay Nambiar

Associate Vice President, Global Delivery Lead, Mana

Sanjay NambiarSanjay is an Associate Vice President, Global Delivery Lead, Mana. His current role makes him a global business leader in the AI and Automation practice at Infosys.

Sanjay has two decades of industry experience in multiple verticals, including retail and consumer packaged goods, financial services, telecom and technology. He has significant consumer insights into emerging markets and mobile commerce.

Sanjay has been invited as speaker at INSEAD and NASSCOM several times. He has written articles for research firms, including Leo Burnett, Images Retail and ITPRO.

Sanjay holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, from Pune University.

Shravan Nagarajan

Associate Vice President, Group Manager Client Services, Retail, CPG and Logistics

Shravan NagarajanShravan has two decades of experience in Retail, CPG, Hospitality, Travel and Logistics industries. An accomplished business leader with expertise in business development, IT service delivery management and sourcing transformation, he is also experienced in building high performance sales teams and P&L management, in management consulting, technology services and outsourcing. At Infosys he is responsible for the P&L of a portfolio of strategic accounts in the Retail, CPG and Logistics vertical.

Siva Nandiwada

Vice President and Global Delivery Head– Insurance, Infosys

Siva NandiwadaSiva is the Global Delivery Head for application development and maintenance for the insurance vertical in Infosys. In this role, he is responsible for delivering close to US$ 500 M in revenues and has a team spread across geographies servicing global clients. Siva has extensive experience across Delivery, Client Services, Corporate planning & Assurance for Insurance, Healthcare and Public Services clients. He speaks in Industry forums and has published thought papers on varied topics in Insurance and Healthcare space. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Srikantan Moorthy

Executive Vice President and Head, Global Services – Application Development and Maintenance, Independent Validation Services and Business Intelligence, Infosys

Srikantan MoorthySrikantan Moorthy (Tan) is an Executive Vice President and the Head of Global Services for Application Development & Maintenance, Independent Validation Services and Business Intelligence. He has over 30 years of global experience in the professional services industry.

Until recently, Tan was the Group Head of HRD, where he was responsible for several facets of the employee lifecycle, including compensation and benefits, performance management, career development, and employee engagement for over 160,000 employees across the Infosys group. Prior to this, he was the Head of Education and Research (E&R), where his primary responsibility was talent development through competency building. In this role, he drove the residential 23-week training for new engineering graduates joining Infosys and also led the continuous education program involving over 100,000 employees. In addition, he was responsible for the Infosys Campus Connect program, partnering with over 400 engineering colleges in India and providing interventions to raise the employability of graduating engineering students.

Furthermore, Tan leads the Corporate Sustainability Reporting effort at Infosys. In this role, he has been championing sustainability awareness across the organization through educational programs on sustainability.

Tan is an active representative of the company in several professional bodies, including the Professional Development Committee of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services in India), Education Council, and IFEES (International Federation of Engineering Education Societies). As a member of IFEES, he has played a key role in the launch of the IFEES Award for Engineering Education. In July 2010, Tan was inducted as a Founding Director of the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) Global Industry Council (IP3-GIC). IP3-GIC was established as the principal forum within which ICT employees can influence the development of the global profession under the auspice of a UNESCO sanctioned body. He is also part of several domestic and global taskforces dealing with education.

Tan has been engaged in youth and education related voluntary activities, and is an advisory member of a non- profit called Youth for Seva, which focuses on harnessing the power of youth for voluntary activities.

Tan holds a degree in electronics engineering from Bangalore University, India.

Srinivasa Gopal Sugavanam

Associate Vice President – Data Analytics, Infosys

Srinivasa Gopal SugavanamSrinivasa Gopal Sugavanam (Gopal) heads the data analytics practice for Hi-Tech & Manufacturing. In his current role he partners a host of clients in Hi-tech, Automotive and Aerospace, and Industrial and Process Manufacturing on their transformative journey to an analytics driven enterprise. Gopal also heads the BI reporting and visualization practice, and is actively involved in driving new offerings and solutions to digitize consumption.

Gopal joined Infosys in 2002 and has played multiple roles within enterprise solutions such as in consulting, delivery and client services across geographies. Here he was engaged in delivering CRM and BI programs for clients in Logistics, Utility and Service industries.

Prior to Infosys, Gopal worked with Atos and Godrej Consumer Products Limited, in Mumbai.

Subhro Mallik

Vice President and Head Life Sciences, Infosys

Subhro MallikSince joining Infosys in 1998, Subhro has held multiple leadership positions in complex areas such as client management and delivery in the Life Sciences and Infrastructure business units. He has worked on large, complex strategic initiatives for clients across multiple services offerings such as management consulting, IT, and BPO services across the globe. In his current role, he is accountable for the Infosys Life Sciences business.

Prior to his current responsibilities, Subhro was responsible for managing client relationships for a top 5 pharma company in the US. This account today has expanded to include IT, BPO, and consulting services spanning US, Europe and Asia. In addition, he has played multiple roles in project delivery, where he successfully delivered development, reengineering and maintenance projects within budgets, ensuring high customer satisfaction.

Sudha Murty

Sudha MurtySudha Murty is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation in India and a Trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA. She has a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She started her career as a development engineer with TELCO (now Tata Motors) and has also taught computer science at Bangalore University.

Sudha Murty is a prolific writer in Kannada and English. She is a columnist for English and Kannada dailies with 24 books and 156 titles to her credit – including novels, non-fiction, travelogues, technical books, and memoirs. Her books have been translated into all major Indian languages. She has been honored with awards for her philanthropic and literary efforts.

She has also received the Padma Shri Award from the Government of India as well as seven honorary doctorates from universities in India.

Sudip Singh

Senior Vice President and Global head, Engineering Services, Infosys

Sudip SinghSudip Singh is Global Head of Engineering Services at Infosys. The Engineering Services unit provides solutions to support clients across the product lifecycle of their offerings, from product ideation and creation to sustenance and end-of-life management. With a focus on delivering strategic business values to clients across the globe, Sudip heads a large and diverse talent pool of engineering professionals across industries and Centers of Excellence. He is responsible for all aspects of the engineering services business, including setting strategic direction, driving financial and operational excellence, and providing overall leadership.

Prior to this, Sudip led sales for the Infosys manufacturing group in the Americas. Under his leadership, the manufacturing group opened significant marquee accounts. He led the largest new account opening in the history of Infosys. Over his tenure of 16 years in the company, he has held a number of leadership roles across the company in multiple geographies. Sudip led the engineering sales group in Continental Europe, and then went on to play a significant role in the Aerospace and Defense portfolio in the US. He also successfully led the telecom and media segment in North America for Infosys BPO.

In an era of global digitization, Sudip is highly passionate about the adoption of new technologies. He believes in bringing next-generation growth into engineering services at Infosys, and elevating the revenue momentum through innovative technology and solutions. He advocates Internet of Things (IoT) as the next big thing, which can be a key differentiator in the business world. As a focused thought leader, Sudip likes to interact with industry experts, analysts, and share his views on new market trends and business innovation.

Sudip holds a degree in chemical engineering from IIT-BHU, Varanasi, India; and a degree in business management from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India.

Sumit Virmani

Senior Vice President and Global Head – Marketing, Infosys

Sumit VirmaniSumit heads marketing at Infosys and is responsible for realizing the Infosys brand ambitions globally. He joined Infosys in 2004 and has since held multiple strategic positions including the Head of Infosys Products & Platforms marketing as well as the Global Head of Corporate marketing. He champions marketing effectiveness and enjoys the challenge of building strong connects between marketing metrics and business outcomes. Sumit comes with over 19 years of experience in international marketing. Prior to joining Infosys, he has worked with Polaris Software and the Tata Group where he acquired his specialist skills in brand development, marketing communications and demand generation.

Sundaram Ganapathy

Associate Vice President and Delivery Head, Data and Analytics Practice, Infosys

Sundaram GanapathySundaram Ganapathy (Sundy) has over 20 years of experience in information management. He has a strong delivery and practice management background and his specialties include data warehousing/business intelligence, analytics, and big data.

In his current role at Infosys, he is responsible for delivery and growth of data and analytics in the financial services vertical, and also build out capabilities and new service offerings in areas of big data, platforms and automation.

Prior to Infosys, he held a leadership position at Omnition Analytics, where he was responsible for establishing the Indian subsidiary of the company, and developing their next-generation analytics product platform. Before that, he was the Vice President of Analytics at Brillio, responsible for building a niche information management practice with a specific focus on big data and analytics. He has also worked for companies like Oracle, Microstrategy Inc., and Deloitte Consulting.

Sundy holds an bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and a post-graduate diploma in general management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Vandana Sikka

Vandana SikkaVandana Sikka is the chairperson of Infosys Foundation USA. She has a master’s degree in computer science from India. Her first job was at a Silicon Valley startup where she was instrumental in creating one of the first B2B online catalogs that was later acquired by a public company. She has worked closely with and consulted for many companies in the supply chain and enterprise software areas, primarily as the lead in product development and product management. She is presently the founder and CEO of a startup. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Vandana is a strong advocate of the universal right to education, especially for the disadvantaged. She believes that education is a great equalizer and can help bridge inequality around the world. She is a champion of the differently abled and believes that they can thrive if given the right opportunities in education, skill development, and work. She volunteers in her children's schools often and is passionate about making computer literacy widely and easily accessible. When she is not working in her startup or with Infosys Foundation USA, Vandana loves to teach her children, travel, and learn from people and different societies and cultures. She also enjoys designing and making jewelry.

Vikram Meghal

Associate Vice President and Head – High Tech, Engineering Services, Infosys

Vikram MeghalVikram is Associate Vice President and heads engineering services for the high-tech segment. He has been instrumental in building the Engineering Consulting practice within Infosys to enable organizations to deliver product innovations in networking and IOT domains.

Vikram has over two decades of experience in building products and platforms for the networking and communication areas. He works with product companies to drive product innovations, helping organizations adopt new technologies and drive engineering effectiveness.

Vikram holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering and lives in the Bay Area, California.

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