Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

Kumaranarayanan Kaleeswaran

Position: Head of Energy & Resources – Americas, Tata Consultancy Services

Kumar Narayanan is the Head of Energy & Resources – Americas for Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. In this role, Kumar is in-charge of formulating and executing the industry strategy, managing client relationships, developing industry solutions and accelerating growth for all Energy & Resources customers in Americas. The portfolio includes oil majors, oil field services (OFS) companies, Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) companies including top home builders and some of the largest mining and metals companies in various sectors like aluminum, iron, nickel, gold, steel etc. He has spent over 28 years in TCS and has 30 years of total experience with his digital and business expertise in helping TCS customers navigate their journeys through the energy transition and move to more sustainable futures.

Over the years, Kumar has successfully led many large and challenging engagements for customers across several industry verticals and was instrumental in developing strategic relationships with many customers.

Kumar has performed many management roles at TCS, including Country Director for TCS Singapore, Global Client Partner for one of TCS’ largest banking customers in the US, Country Director for TCS in France, Sales Director for the Platform Solutions group in North America and prior to his current role, he was Global Head of Sales & Solutions for Intelligent Automation.  

Kumar has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer and postgraduate in Business Administration. He is a longtime member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In his spare time, Kumar likes to read, travel, and keep up with technology and business trends.

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