K S Ganesan (KSG) is a visionary leader in digital transformation, known for his Transformational expertise in engineering digital platforms for scale and business impact. With decades of experience as a global executive at leading companies such as Cognizant, IBM and Microland before that, he has come to be known and highly regarded as an expert in the industry.
In his last role at Cognizant as its Global Technology Leader & Automation Head, KSG was a member of the Cognizant Global management driving Technology transformation programs across Industry verticals with a focus on creating AI based Tools and Accelerators that were used across Horizontal Service lines.
Additionally, KSG was also the CTO of Cloud and Infrastructure Services, building Global Cloud on AWS, Azure, Hybrid Cloud and ServiceNow Practice lines as a critical Business Unit. In the same role he was also responsible for driving innovation and spearheading transformations across IT agility, efficiency, and business processes.
Prior to Cognizant, KSG was with IBM as a Cross Competency Executive where he played a vital role in constructing and winning large-scale strategic outsourcing deals, in addition to supervising technology operations across several domains such as Hybrid Cloud and Expert Integrated Systems.
His first senior assignment was at Microland, over a decade and a half ago, as CTO and VP of Engineering, providing strategic leadership during the organisations transition to an Infrastructure Management company. He was India’s First CCIE way back in the late 90s and has remarkably continued with that program for now over 2 decades.
KSG has managed engagements across various industry verticals, leveraging next-generation architecture and models, propagating his knowledge and expertise across multiple organisations with a view to driving large scale infrastructure and digital transformations. As the Founder and Managing Director of GenZeal Technology Services, KSG remains committed to driving transformation and innovation to help organisations achieve success.
Possessing a strong network in the gig economy ecosystem, which he utilises to scale technology disciplines, KSG has an engagement style that is collaborative, decisive and focused on achieving outcomes for his clients.
He is member of TEC (Technical Evaluation Committee) at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Pravartak Foundation Madras. He has also been invited to join the Harvard Business Review (HBR) Advisory Council and in the past has been an active member of a Nasscom (full form of NassCom) workgroup towards the development of Cloud Computing competency standards.
Throughout his career, KSG has created Global technology teams and implemented transformation programs across various industries by leveraging Cloud, AI, PaaS, IoT, and software platforms.
He motivates teams through his exceptional storytelling capabilities and understands how to navigate global cultures and diverse teams. His approach to digital transformation is distinctive, where he identifies potential opportunities and combines them with extensive data analysis to produce a cohesive solution. His expertise in engineering and scaling digital platforms sets him apart as an industry leader.
KSG is Bangalore based but available for global consulting engagements, you may reach out to us at email@example.com to set up a no obligations introductory call with him.