Mr Ananth Krishnan Krishnaswami

Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consultancy Services


Areas of Interest:

Innovation Governance
Open Innovation including Academia-Industry collaboration
Enterprise Architecture
Performance of Large Applications
Systems Software.

Specialization:

Computer Science and Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

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Sector Associated With:

Industry

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists

Major Professional Contributions:

Mr. K Ananth Krishnan is the Chief Technology Officer of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest IT company and also India's most valuable company. He is responsible for Research, Innovation and Co-Innovation. Earlier, he led many large initiatives including the establishment of company-wide internal systems, communication and collaboration networks. He has also been an Enterprise Architect and head of the Systems Software Group.
His areas of expertise include the management of Research and Innovation and Open Innovation networks, and inter-disciplinary applications of Computer Science and Engineering. Other areas of work include Enterprise Architecture, Performance of large applications and Systems Software.
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Professional Experience:

  • Chief Technology Officer, Tata Consultancy Services, 2006-to date
  • Member, Industry Advisory Board, Telstra, 2015-to date
  • Member, Board of Governors, IIT Bombay, 2015-to date
  • Member, Board of Governors, NIT Delhi, 2012-2015
  • Member, Board of Advisors, IBM Rational, 2006-2010.

Keywords:

Innovation Governance
Open Innovation
Enterprise Architecture
Performance of Large Applications
Systems Software
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Contact Information

Office


Tata Consultancy Services,
CTO's Office, GS3 II Floor
Plot # 1/G1 SIPCOT IT Park,
Navalur Post, Chennai-603 103,
Tamil Nadu
Phone: 044-67427721
Mobile:
Fax: 044-6742223

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Education

  • B.Sc, Physics, 1983, Fergusson College, Pune
  • M.Sc, Physics, 1985, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • M.Tech, Computer Science, 1988, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Best in Class in Computer world's Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2007
  • InfoWorld's Top 25 CTOs in 2007
  • Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2009
  • 100 CIO/CTO Leaders in STEM, in 2015
  • Senior Member, IEEE, 2005

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2013


Year of Birth: 1963