Girish Ramachandran, President, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia Pacific
Girish Ramachandran is President, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia Pacific, responsible for business operations in 12 countries in the regions of Australia & New Zealand, ASEAN, Greater China and Korea. Girish is based in Singapore, the Headquarters of TCS Asia Pacific, where he oversees over 25,000 employees covering the region.
Girish joined TCS in 1994 and has held a number of key portfolios in the organization. Prior to TCS Asia Pacific, he served as Corporate Vice President in the CEO’s office at TCS House in Mumbai, where he was responsible for global strategic business initiatives. Before that, he was Head of TCS Europe (9 years), and TCS Middle East, Africa and Mediterranean (2 years), where he grew the business multifold and was instrumental in developing many key customer relationships with leading global brands. Other roles have included Head of TCS Business Intelligence Practice worldwide as well as Executive Sponsor of numerous global customer relationships.
Girish serves on a number of executive boards, including at the Europe-India Institute and International Business Foundation Amsterdam, Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industries’ Benelux chapter, and is a board member of Kooh Sports.
Girish holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Technology from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, and a Master’s degree in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He is a recipient of the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal from the Mayor of Amsterdam. He is a frequent guest lecturer at universities across Europe and Asia Pacific.
Girish is based in Singapore with his wife Rupa and son Akshaj, where he is an avid sports lover and long distance runner.