K. Jayaramakrishnan, popularly known as JRK, has around 35 years in the IT Industry
He had roles starting from ground level execution transforming into senior leadership and board-level responsibilities and experience in sales & marketing across Global markets. He has been widely recognized for operational excellence and innovative business approaches and managing the international market.
Fondly called JRK is currently a Consultant in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) TCS after superannuating from TCS as Vice President, Head – Global Alliances. He is also a Director of Rajalakshmi Institutions. With around 35 years in the IT Industry, he has been with Tata Consultancy Services for the past 25 years holding various positions both in India and abroad. While at TCS, JRK was Client Relationship Manager for American Express, Time Warner, Target, Nasdaq, Regional Manager at Maryland, USA, and in India covering Indian Financial Institutions, Corporates, and Government customers. JRK is currently in the Proposal Approval Committee of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Jayaramakrishnan was the Chairman – Convener for the CII Task Force on Industry – Institute – Interaction from 2004 to 2009. He was the Chairman of the Computer Society of India, Chennai Chapter – 2008. JRK was a member of the IT Task Force of the Government of Gujarat and the e-Governance Standards Committee of the Government of Tamil Nadu. He was the convener for the ICT Academy of Tamilnadu (A Consortium of Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamilnadu & CII).
PR Krishnan (PRK as he is popularly known to by his colleagues) was Executive VP & Global Head, Enterprise Intelligent Automation & Artificial Intelligence (EIA & AI) at TCS. In this role, PRK helped business and technology leaders drive innovation and integrate digital technologies – AI, smart automation, machine learning, and cognitive computing – into their business model for growth and transformation.PRK spearheaded the MFDM™ (Machine First Delivery Model) initiative in TCS to institutionalize the Machine First™ approach across client engagements and within TCS. For more than 35 years, he has played a pivotal role in coaching large teams, demonstrating thought leadership and innovation towards uncovering insights and creating exponential value for large enterprises. Prior to leading the EIA & AI portfolio, PRK served as Global Head of the IT Infrastructure Services, overseeing the expansion of this TCS services portfolio to close to 3 Bn USD business over a period of 12 years. In the earlier part of his career, he successfully led several of TCS’ global delivery centers (GDC), pioneering the creation of the company’s Global Network Delivery Model (GNDM™) for GE and other large customers of TCS. Currently, PRK is actively involved in advising and guiding mid-size and start ups and product companies to scale, transform and innovate.