Kishor Akshinthala
Currnt facilitator
Kishor Akshinthala
Corporate Leadership; Large Deals Executive; Futurist with a Startup Mindset; Digital Strategist; Blockchain Evangelist
Greater New York City Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers

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Level: LEVEL 05

12 month points: 4721 ptsView details

Total points: 10207 pts

Digital 129
Innovation 110
Management 75
IOT 70
Predictive Maintenance 68
Analytics 55
Supply Chain 53
Blockchain Technology 42
Strategy 39
Outsourcing 37
Shared Services 27
Internet of Things 22
cryptocurrency 21
Business Development 5
Management Consulting 3
Automotive 2
LEAN Startup 2
Industrial Internet
Busines Strategy
Control Systems Design
Enterprise 2.0
Design Thinking
Smart Grid
Global Delivery
Business Analysis
Business Transformation
Cross-functional Team Leadership
Vendor Management
IT Outsourcing
Program Management
IT Strategy
Operations Management
Strategic Sourcing
Business Process
Strategic IT
Business Process Improvement
Managed Services
Application Services


Technology has a significant business impact. I help companies leapfrog in value creation realizing Digital full potential. As an entrepreneurial & results-driven executive with an impressive career demonstrating visionary leadership and outstanding performance in operations & technology, I bring 21 years of progressive experience improving Revenue Growth, Customer Insights, Product Leadership, and Operational Excellence.
• Strong sense of urgency and commitment, as well as sound business sense with a strategic, conceptual and operational orientation
• Lead quarterback multi-million dollar deals with exceptional account management skills. Strategic sales, build relations, shape large deals, mindshare with CxOs, create win themes, pricing, negotiation, and deal closure
• Rich problem-solving skills with track record of aligning Digital programs to business objectives
• Blockchain enthusiast enabling clients progress beyond evangelism to outcome realization
• Proven Product Management excellence creating long-term competitive advantage building future-ready products & platforms
• Change agent with startup mindset setting up business units for enriching the customer experience, creating new business models and innovating workplaces
• Harness the power of Consumer & Industrial internet with AI, cloud, and analytics.
• Improve efficiency and effectiveness with total cost approach taking $s out of every step in value chain positioning business for sustainable growth and streamline operations
• Supply chain practitioner enabling visibility across the value chain, optimizing networks, and apply advanced analytics enriching decisions
• Expertise in advising global clients on outsourcing & offshoring, shared services, managed services, contingent staffing, cloud strategies, SaaS, IaaS, & PaaS models
• Rich global heritage with experience across North America, Asia, UK & Europe, and LATAM

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Strategic Pursuits Leader

Tata Consultancy Services

May 2003 - Present

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a global leader in IT services, digital and business solutions that partners with its clients to simplify, strengthen and transform their businesses. We ensure the highest levels of certainty and satisfaction through a deep-set commitment to our clients, comprehensive industry expertise and a global network of innovation and delivery centers. TCS has been recognized by Brand Finance as one of the Big 4 Global IT Services Brands. Our continued industry-leading growth is a testament to the certainty our clients experience every day.

  • 24 Feb 2019

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Driving growth with disciplined innovation"

  • 24 Nov 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "AI Everywhere"

  • 23 Nov 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan Health Ventures' Impact on the Future of Employee Benefits"

  • Nov 2018 - Mar 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Next Generation Technological Solutions in Healthcare"

    Healthcare Information Technology
    Healthcare Management
    Healthcare Distribution
    Artificial Intelligence
    Machine Learning
  • 05 Nov 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "New-Age Healthcare Solutions"

  • 05 Nov 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "New-Age Healthcare Solutions"

  • 05 Sep 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Real Deployments"

  • 05 Sep 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Fluff or Fact: Carrefour using blockchain to improve checks on food"

  • May 2017 - May 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Whitespace in OTC Personal Care"

    Whitespace research
    Personal Care
    Product Development
    WhiteSpace Mapping
  • Mar 2017 - Dec 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Direct-To-Consumer Startups"

    Direct to Consumer
    Subscription Models
    Consumer Goods
    Direct to Consumer eCommerce
    Direct to Consumer Marketing
  • Aug 2017 - Nov 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Sustainable Business Models for a Predictive Maintenance Monitoring Center"

    Predictive Maintenance
    Predictive Modeling
    Data Analysis
    Predictive Analytics
  • 07 Nov 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "AI-Based Pricing Engines"

  • 02 Nov 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Cryptocurrency"

  • Jul 2017 - Oct 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Future of Men's Grooming/Buying Habits"

    Men's Grooming
    Men's Fashion
    Buying Habits
  • Jul 2017 - Aug 2017

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Adoption of cloud-based solutions / technologies in Utilities"

    Cloud Computing
    Cloud Applications
    Cloud Utility
    Cloud Integration
    Cloud infrastructure
    Utility Systems
  • May 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "Breakthrough Tech in Personal Care"

    Personal Care
    CPG Industry
    Personal Care Product
    Consumer Products
  • May 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "The Value of Serialization"

    Supply Chain Management
    Supply Chain
    Product Serialization
  • Mar 2017

    Participated in a Sprint: "Design Sprint: The Future of Superfluid Markets"

    Human Resources
    Future of work
    Economic Development
    Economics of Innovation
  • Oct 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top IIoT Trends in Balancing Security and Uptime"

  • Oct 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "IoT Trends for Connected Car Manufacturing"

  • Oct 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "IoT and Enterprise Resource Planning"

  • Sep 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top Trends in IoT Protocols for Connected Homes"

    Connected home
    IoT Protocols
  • Sep 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top Trends in IoT for Smart Manufacturing"

  • Aug 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "Top Trends in Automotive OEM's "

  • Jun 2016

    Participated in a Sprint: "People, Process and Technology for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)"

  • Aug 2015

    Participated in a Sprint: "Redesigning Automotive"