Prasad Thrikutam is a high-impact leader with 25 years of experience in the technology & consulting sector. A business innovator and board member in four companies, he is very passionate about transforming businesses and positioning them for long-term growth and profitability.
Most recently, Mr. Thrikutam was the President, Digital Business and Application Services & Head of Innovation Office for NTT Data Services, a top 10 global business and IT services provider present in more than 50 countries. He assisted in defining the Innovation strategy for NTT Data Inc. to pivot to an innovation led value proposition for its clients.
Prior to NTT Data Services, Mr. Thrikutam operated as President & Global Head, Application Services and Digital Business & CTO at Dell Services, for Dell Technologies Inc, a leading provider of IT solutions with over 100,000 employees. Here, he was responsible for the global Profit and Loss across all vertical industries and built it to be the most profitable business in the company. He was part of the executive team working closely with the PE firm and the bankers that led the sale of the company valued at over 3+ billion dollars to NTT Data Inc.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Thrikutam started at Infosys when the company was $27M in revenues. Working closely with visionary founders, he was one of the key execs who helped grow the business from $27M to ~$9B over an 18-year period. He held several leadership positions reporting to the CEO including being part of the Executive Committee, consistently with increasing responsibility and influence. He was part of the leadership team that assisted in listing Infosys ADR on the US stock exchanges. He left Infosys when he was running a 20,000+ global organization generating ~ 25% of the company’s total operating income.
Being on four boards throughout his career at Infosys taught him leadership at a very different level. He has seen businesses at various stages and learned to operate across a wide spectrum from the minute operational level to the most strategic level as a board member.
Prior to joining Infosys, Mr. Thrikutam headed the regional operations at a leading IT company in India. Prior to that, he was at Bosch India, where he held leadership roles in manufacturing and operations. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.
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