Sr. Director, Enterprise Solutions, KPMG LLP, Dallas, TX, USA; Department of Electrical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
Dr. Suresh V Rajappa is a seasoned senior I.T. management consulting professional with 25 years of experience leading large global I.T. programs and projects in I.T. Strategy, Finance I.T. (FINTECH) Transformation Strategy, B.I. and data warehousing / Data Analytics and Management for multiple Fortune 100 clients across diverse industries, generating millions of dollars to the top and bottom lines. Successful at recruiting and leading onshore/offshore cross-cultural teams to deliver complex enterprise-wide solutions within tight deadlines and budgets. Highly effective at breaking down strategic program/project initiatives into tactical plans and processes to achieve aggressive customer goals. Excels at leveraging strategic partnerships, global resources, process improvements, and best practices to maximize project delivery performance and ROI. An inspirational, solution-focused leader with exceptional ability in managing multimillion-dollar P&Ls/budgets and change management initiatives.
He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science specializing in Data Mining and an MBA specializing in Finance and Strategy. He also has certifications in Project management (PMI), Certificate in Data Science and Big Data Analytics (MIT), and Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification (Villanova U).
His Industry specializations include Utility, Finance (Banking and Insurance), and HiTech Manufacturing.
He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft PASS conferences, SAP Financials, and SAP TechEd conferences on Data Analytics-related topics. He also teaches Data Analytics and I.T. Project Management for Undergraduate and Graduate level students. He is also a keynote speaker at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Smart Grid, and Smart City Applications.