Uma Vanka

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Uma Vanka

Partner, C&SI - NextGEN Enterprise Transformation, TCS
SAPinsider Expert since 2023

Digital Transformation Thought Leader: With over 2 decades of Enterprise Transformation experience, Uma is an industry-recognized thought leader with a special focus on cloud transformation, ERP-based digital transformation, and automation through AI / ML, IoT

  • Servant Leader: Uma is a hands-on leader, who believes in 'influential leadership' with experience managing large teams of over 500
  • P&L Management: Uma has played several leadership roles in his career, including regional business leadership, service line leadership, and industry business leadership with end-to-end P&L responsibilities
  • Growth Strategies: Uma has been leading business development in various capacities for over a decade and a half. He is experienced in crafting go-to-market strategies with the goal to minimize sales spending & execution risk while maximizing revenue & profitability
  • Value-driven transformation: Uma is laser-focused on value-driven digital business transformation. How does he define value? It's not just the bottom line. Every stakeholder must see the value in a transformation
  • Business Strategist: Uma understands industry trends (authored books) and is a seasoned business strategist with over 22 years of experience driving business value through innovative deployment of technology (Business – Technology Integration.)
  • Futurist: Uma is a futurist with a deep understanding of key trends across a wide range of industries and the enabling wide range of emerging technologies such as Cloud, Edge, Quantum, AI, ML, IoT, Blockchain, Robotics, AR, VR, etc. (authored books.)
  • Innovator & Start-up Mindset: Uma spent his entire career in strategy consulting. He takes pride in growing businesses from scratch, having worked on a few ‘well-funded start-ups.’ He is an innovator, having created IP that resulted in millions of dollars of business.
  • Big-4 / Top-Notch Consulting Experience: Uma spent his entire career with management consulting firms focused on business transformation.
  • Large-Scale Delivery Partner: Uma has an unblemished record of large-scale delivery of transformation programs. Uma has led numerous transformation programs to successful completion with budgets ranging up to 200 million and 500 – 600 resources. Particular success in turning around distressed programs

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