K. Jayaramakrishnan, popularly known as JRK, has 40+ years experience in the IT Industry, starting from roles commencing from ground level execution and transforming into senior leadership and board level responsibilities spanning sales, marketing and partnerships across Global markets. He has been widely recognized for operational excellence and innovative business approaches towards managing the ever changing dynamics of the international market. JRK superannuated from TCS as Vice President, Head – Global Alliances, managing the global partner community including IBM, HP, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft etc., At Tata Consultancy Services, over 30 years, he held various positions both as Head of India Operations and abroad, including key roles as Client Relationship Manager for American Express, Time Warner, Target, Nasdaq, Regional Manager in Phoenix, Arizona and later, Maryland, USA. As Head of India operations, he spearheaded key businesses covering Indian Financial Institutions, Corporates and Government customers.
Post his TCS career, JRK has been active in mentoring start-ups in the Deep Technology space ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and Virtual Reality (VR/XR). He currently serves in the Board of Roots Innovation Labs (GI Bots). He also serves as the Strategic Advisor to NTC Logistics and is a Board Member of the Rajalakshmi Group of Institutions. JRK is part of the Proposal Approval Committee of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a Government of India initiative. JRK also served as the Chairman – Convener for the CII Task Force on Industry – Institute – Interaction from 2004 to 2009. He was the Chairman of Computer Society of India, Chennai Chapter – 2008. JRK was the member of the IT Task Force of the Government of Gujarat and e- Governance Standards Committee of Government of Tamil Nadu. He was also the convener for the ICT Academy of Tamilnadu (A Consortium of Govt. of India, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & CII).
JRK is an alumni of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai. In his spare time, JRK enjoys playing golf and listening to classical music.