Dr. Sarma M.V.K is a well-rounded experienced professional spanning over 28 years focused on contribution towards wealth creation and IP assets creation demonstrated through proven expertise in architecting, building & implementing enterprise class Platforms & products, Business Process Reengineering & Consulting, and Operations Management.
Built several software IP based products covering the Enterprise Application space which include Transaction processing systems (ex: ERP, HIS), Information Systems (ex: Master data Management, ETL, Data Quality etc.) and Decision Support Systems & Analytical Models using various quality frameworks, methodologies, technologies and deployments topologies including Software as a service, Platform as a Service, Cloud Offerings and mobile based.
Is a turnaround strategist and has proven expertise to conceptualize, build and run assigned operations as Profit Centers and Centers of Excellence from startups which include new products, platforms, services and operations. Has deep experience on improving, designing, developing and implementing “Waste less” production systems through Business Process Reengineering, Lean manufacturing systems and JIT methodologies. Is a certified Green belt and trained professional in ISO 9000, CMM, CMMI, PCMM, and QS 9000 quality models.
Have represented in several events as an extremely successful keynote speaker and provided thought leadership on BI & Analytics related topics. Been an active in house and external faculty member teaching & training employees on various topics like Business Intelligence & Analytics, Systems Management, Strategic and Operations Management, Software Engineering, Project Management, Customer Management, Testing & QA, Balanced Scorecard, Data Warehousing, Master Data Management (MDM), GRC etc. Have handled full semester classes for MBA students on Business Intelligence & Analytics. Has published papers on IT, Performance Management, Intelligence Systems to acclaimed journals and also authored a book on Business Intelligence.
His areas of expertise, interest and research are in the areas of architecting and building next generation software solutions that help companies “Measure- Monitor- Manage- Analyze-Plan – Optimize” their information flow to gain and sustain distinct competitive advantage.
Dr. Sarma is a Mechanical Engineer followed by Post Graduation in Industrial Engineering from one of the premier Indian Management Institutes viz., NITIE with specialization in Operations and Systems and a Ph.D. with core concentration on Business Intelligence. Attended Leadership Programs conducted by University of Michigan and Harvard and also a Fellow member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Member of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. Currently is with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and was working with TVS, Crompton Greaves, and Ramco Systems prior to joining TCS. At TCS, is working as Head of HealthCare Platform and Products Engineering, responsible for architecting, designing, and development of enterprise class HealthCare Application