UMA SHANKAR R
About Me:Uma Shankar is currently a Vice President & Strategic Business Unit Head in Cognizant under the healthcare vertical. He has been with Cognizant for the last 9+ years and is responsible for a portfolio of large customer engagements. He has over 25 years of IT experience and has handled large complex engagements.
Prior to joining Cognizant, he was with TCS for 14 years. While is TCS, he has performed a variety of roles including, Delivery, Business Development, Customer engagement & Process engineering.He has worked with several Fortune 500 customers and had spent considerable time working with customers outside India.
In addition, he is also a Credentialed and Certified coach (ACC)
Educational background:B.E. (Comp. Sci&Engg.) from Madurai Kamaraj University MBA from University of Liverpool, UK
Work Experience:2007 – Till Date – Cognizant Technology Solutions 1993 to 2007 – Tata Consultancy Services
Research Interests:Strategic Leadership, Organizational Change, Dynamic Capabilities
Papers and Publications:Research on Product Lifecycle Management for Telecom Service providers based out of India as a part of my MBA Thesis