Big city lights
Photo by Oleg Balashov
View from the colonnade of Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Photo by EGRA
Saint-Petersburg in the evening. Palace Square
Photo by Sergey Louks
Peterhof Palace. Fountains
Photo by Sergey Louks
Sunset in Saint-Petersburg
Photo by Sergey Louks


Vivekanand R.

R. Vivekanand (Vivek), is Vice President & Global Head, Product Delivery for TCS BαNCS, TCS’ integrated set of solutions for Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance. In this role, Vivek is responsible for creating and delivering the Product Roadmap for TCS BαNCS.

In the course of his 20-year career with TCS, starting with the landmark project for SIX Group, Switzerland, Vivek has played a key role in mission critical implementations globally. Over the last decade, he has also led the conceptualization and growth of the Market Infrastructure solution of TCS BαNCS into one of the global leaders in the Capital Market Infrastructure space, with showcase implementations across the world. Prior to this, he was responsible for the Program for TCS’ implementation at STRATE, the South African Clearing and Settlement organization, a project which transformed South Africa from one of the high risk equity markets in the world to one of the top 10 in the GSCS benchmarks for settlement efficiency.

Vivek has considerable experience in application software development and Management of large turnkey engagements. One of the early adopters of Object Technology, he has been a member of the IEEE Computer Society Technical committees on Computer Architecture and Software Engineering.

Vivek holds an M.S, in Electrical Engineering / Information systems from Clemson University, USA. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of the IEEE Computer Society. A former University cricketer who also led his High school cricket team, he is an avid traveler, photographer and blogger.

Vivek resides in Chennai, India with his wife and two daughters.

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