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Karthi Madhavan

Karthi Madhavan

Country Head Tata Consultancy Services
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Karthi Madhavan is presently the Country Head of Tata Consultancy Services, Taiwan, ROC. He has over 29 years of experience in Business Operations Management and Growth, Delivery Unit Management, People Management and Coaching and International Business in IT and Services Sector across various geographies.

Karthi has held several key roles and portfolios in his career. Before joining the Tata Group, Karthi had a very enjoyable and a learning sales stint of 4 years in Asian Paints Ltd, after which he went on to work as a Senior Manager in MobiApps, An Arthur D' Little Company. His special focus was on Product Development and New product launches in Telematics and Wireless Technologies across India, Europe and South East Asia.

Karthi's journey with the Tata Group started in 2003 when he joined CMC Ltd, a subsidiary of TCS. He was the Regional Director, based out of California, USA for CMC Americas Inc, until 2010. During his tenure, the business grew multifold and he was instrumental in winning and delivering many large IT programs with key customers across all industry verticals. On his return to India in 2010, Karthi worked as the Delivery Centre Head and Regional Business Head in Bangalore, until March 2016.

Karthi holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction in Physics from The Madras Christian College and has advanced training in management and negotiation from premier institutes. He and his projects are recipient of many awards some of which are, The President of India Award for Best Use of IT, Governor's Award for EGovernance, World Bank Award, CSI All India Award for Excellence in IT and Asia Pac FT- Citi Urban Ingenuity Awards.

Karthi is very passionate about education and he’s an honorary member of the Management Council of Karnataka Industrial Training Institute (ITI). He is an invited speaker in many forums on Smart City, EGovernance programs and Digital Technologies and is actively involved in large scale transformational IT and social programs. He is an avid sports lover and loves golf and horse riding. He enjoys history, books, travelling and meeting new people.