A Strategic business leader played several key leadership roles in Sales, BD, Marketing, P & A, Delivery and Operations with IT Majors HCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra. Over 23 years of his career Kiran incubated and grew business across the globe and nurtured successful partnerships. He successfully executed his Last assignment With Tech Mahindra as Vice President & Group Head responsible for a $ 200 M IMS business across Europe, APAC & MEA regions. Formerly, Kiran worked with HCLT for about 15 years, played key leadership roles as Head of Marketing + P & A, SBU/Center Head, Global Practice Director, GM & BU Head etc, handled large teams.
Kiran is active in IT Industry forums, he was the former Vice President of IT Industry body ITsAP, Regional Council member of NASSCOM and now he is a Special Invitee and MC member of HYSEA. Active speaker and CSR member appeared in national, regional Print and Electronic media. As MD & CEO of TechEra, Kiran is responsible for the Strategic Direction and Client Engagement & BD. Kiran did his B Tech from KLU & DBM from ICFAI.
An accomplished Delivery & Practice Leader with 25 years of IT Industry experience in his 37 years of long Career, with Tech Mahindra ( 16 Yrs ) and DRDO Missile Division (21 Yrs). Founder of Tech M Performance Engineering Practice and was responsible for the practice growth to 500 people strong.
His teams executed projects across verticals around the Globe. With a M Tech in Computer Science from University of Roorkee( Now IIT Roorkee ) and M.Sc in Mathematics from OU , Rao is an Avid Lerner & Technology Researcher, published papers in International Seminars and Symposiums. Now he is a Board Member & Group CTO in TechEra, responsible for steering the APE practice and Technology leadership across the group.