Chief Technology Officer

Keshava Rangarajan

• I am a passionate, experienced and hands-on technologist with an innovation mindset and a stellar track record having contributed at multiple levels i.e., team member, tech lead, platform architect, enterprise architect, CTO and a trusted advisor. I have lead advanced R&D teams (~50 members) as well as product development teams delivering significant value. As CTO, my contributions helped my organization make a rapid, early transition to the cloud thus enabling us to deliver on a margin of 30% three years in a row despite very difficult macro-economic conditions • I have worked in large enterprises (10,000 +), mid-size firms (300 - 2000+) and startups (< 150) in multiple domains. I am adept at identifying developing and deploying emerging technologies, frameworks and platforms blended with current state technologies to deliver new, disruptive, cloud native technology products and solutions to enable key business outcomes. I am an SME in Pricing, Revenue Mgmt., SCM & Planning (with focus on DDSN), Travel & Transportation and Upstream O&G. • I have extensive hands-on experience in hybrid cloud technologies with emphasis on AWS, Azure and GCP having end to end commercial applications delivery experience on both AWS, Azure with emphasis on Containers, Kubernetes, AI/ML, Analytics and Big Data technologies • I have worked extensively with Customers, Executive Stakeholders, Development Staff, Industry Analysts and a wide range of audiences to evangelize technologies methods as well as product offerings. • I have worked extensively with Academia, Partners, ISVs, Students, Industry & Technology Advisories as well as Research Consortia to power research-based innovation • I have been instrumental in the formation of the Open Earth Community, which now has 430 companies and 771 projects • I am a seasoned public speaker with extensive experience delivering keynotes as well as talks in more than a 100 conferences, industry events, Webinars & Partner events globally. • I have a strong, abiding interest in lifelong learning having completing certification training in AWS, Azure and GCP & AI/ML & DL • I have over 40 patents in areas covering analytics, optimization, search and semantics, deep learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, online planning, dynamic pricing, simulation and more. • I have a book titled “Physics Informed Deep Learning” that has been accepted by ASME and is currently under review and scheduled for publication fall this year along with Drs Ed Marotta and Srinath Madasu

Current Role

  • Company Name: IBM
  • Job Title: Chief Technology Officer
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Halliburton
  • Job Title:  Chief Architect, Landmark (Halliburton)
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