Venguswamy Ramaswamy, or “Swamy”, heads the iON - a strategic unit taking TCS IT services to the SME segment. Swamy was instrumental in setting up the unit, and the main architect behind the cloud computing solutions it offers.
Earlier, as director of TCS’ Global Consulting Practice (GCP), he was pivotal in building the consulting organization. Consulting Magazine noted this to name him amongst the top 25 consultants of the year 2007.
Swamy has held important positions including managing the largest customer relationship for TCS. With an abiding interest in modern software quality methods, he also headed the Process Consulting group.
He was closely involved in TCS’ globalization initiatives for the last few years. He helped in making delivery footprints in strategic locations like Hungary and China. His role as head of Corporate Resource Management saw centralized processes for mobilizing delivery skills across TCS global operations.
A Six Sigma Master Black belt, Swamy has an exponent of new ways to quality. His speeches in business forums are marked by ideas about new business models, often making innovation stand in subtle contrast to quality.
A fitness enthusiast and regular marathon runner, he lives in Mumbai with his wife Lakshmi and two children.