Kishor Akshinthala

Passion for enabling businesses to realize full potential

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Technology has a significant business value and I help organizations to progress IT from cost to revenue center. An innovative and results driven executive with an impressive career demonstrating visionary leadership and outstanding performance in operations and technology. 20 years of progressive experience in improving Revenue Growth, Customer Insights, Product Leadership, and Operational Excellence.
• Strong sense of urgency and commitment, as well as sound business sense with a strategic, conceptual and operational orientation
• Demonstrated creative problem solving skills with track record of aligning IT programs to business objectives
• Large deals go-to-person. Carry quarter back multi-million dollar targets. Strategic sales, build relations, shape large deals, mindshare with CxOs, create win themes, architect solutions, pricing, negotiation and deal closure is my forte.
• Driving simplify-automate-connect strategies for long-term competitive advantage enabling future ready application services
• Change agent in digital re-imagination for enriching customer experience, creating new business models and transforming workplaces. Consumer and industrial internet evangelist.
• Improve efficiency and effectiveness with total cost approach taking $s out of every step in value chain positioning business for sustainable growth and streamline operations
• Supply chain practitioner enabling visibility across entire value chain, optimizing networks, and apply advanced analytics leading to rich decision making
• Well-rounded experience across indirect and direct categories, commercial due diligence, spend analysis and governance
• Expertise advising global businesses on outsourcing & offshoring, shared services, managed services, contingent staffing, and cloud strategies encompassing SaaS, IaaS, & PaaS models
• Rich global heritage with experience spanning across USA, India, Germany, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Canada and LATAM

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Leader Strategic Pursuits

Tata Consultancy Services

May 2003 - Present

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a global leader in IT services, digital and business solutions that partners with its clients to simplify, strengthen and transform their businesses. We ensure the highest levels of certainty and satisfaction through a deep-set commitment to our clients, comprehensive industry expertise and a global network of innovation and delivery centers. TCS has been recognized by Brand Finance as one of the Big 4 Global IT Services Brands. Our continued industry-leading growth is a testament to the certainty our clients experience every day.