S. Premkumar, HCL Infosystems Ltd

Prem has been one of the key business leaders of HCL.  His association with the group spans many years in various capacities across HCL Limited, HCL Frontline, Deutsche Software, HCL Technologies and presently HCL Infosystems Ltd.

He is the Executive Vice-Chairman of HCL Infosystems Ltd. and focussed on building and executing a robust transformation agenda to augment the pace and sustainability of profitable growth at HCL Infosystems, that is reinventing its value though a start-up like vigor and pace. His specific focus is around a robust “turnaround”.

Also, he is the Chief Mentor of HCL TalentCare, which is a Professional Vocational Employability focused HCL start-up, which focuses on bridging the competency gap between graduation and employment and creates sustained professional capability on one side and High Quality best value talent for companies to help them improve their competitiveness.

Between 2012 and early 2014, he was with Apollo Hospitals Group, as the Group CEO. Working closely with the Board, he was actively involved with the transformation agenda across Strategic Go to Market initiatives, Customer Experience, Strategic Partnerships and Globalization.

Prior to that, Prem was the Senior Corporate Officer and President for HCL Technologies, where he led the Financial Services vertical from “USD 100 M” business to over “USD 1 Billion” in a quick, profitable and organic way.  He also led the Healthcare verticals and was the Corporate Sponsor for the APAC & Japan region. With focus on Customer centricity and business excellence, Prem has been instrumental in forging Global Partnerships that have resulted in creating value across borders.

He is the Chairman of CII Sub-Committee for Cloud Computing and Co-Chair of the CII National Committee on IT & ITeS.  He is a Charter Member of TiE Chennai, involved with their various activities. He is sports enthusiast and much sought out speaker.  He is also a member to many young “start-ups”.