N. Ganapathy Subramaniam

Non-Executive Chairman & Non-Independent Director

N. Ganapathy Subramaniam (NGS) is the COO of TCS since February 2017. NGS is also the Chairman of Tata Elxi. Prior to taking over the COO’s role he served as the Executive Vice President and Head of TCS Financial Solutions, a strategic business unit of TCS.

He has held many key leadership positions in TCS across Client Delivery, Business Development, integration of businesses and Product Development. He has been a part of TCS and the Indian IT Industry for the past 38 years. He has played a strategic role in several landmark projects that TCS undertook across geographies. He has in-depth knowledge on technology trends and systems policies of leading corporations. NGS joined TCS in 1982 after completing his Masters in Mathematics from University of Madras and has had the benefit of attending various training programs including the Executive program for Growing Companies at Stanford University.

Amb. Leela K Ponappa

Non-Executive Independent Director

Amb. Leela K. Ponappa served as a career diplomat in the I.F.S. for 36 years since 1970. She has been Ambassador of India to Thailand, the Netherlands, Permanent Representative of India to UN-ESCAP, Bangkok and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, The Hague and Deputy National Security Adviser. Her work experience has covered all aspects of India's relations with its neighbours; India-US trade and investment; FTAs; regional cooperation and major global issues including security cooperation. She was also the non-ASEAN Co-Chair of the Track II Council for Security  cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) from 2012-14 while heading CSCAP-India.

Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave

Non-Executive Independent Director

Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave served as the Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), India’s capital market regulator, from 2008 to 2011. Prior to this, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of National Securities Depositories Limited, (NSDL) from its inception in 1996 till 2008. He is a 1975 batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer and has worked with the Central and State Governments in various capacities and roles. He has won several awards from the Government of Maharashtra for his outstanding work.

P R Ramesh

Non-Executive Independent Director

P R Ramesh was the Chairman of Deloitte India and has over 40 years of experience. Ramesh also served as a member of Deloitte Global Board and Deloitte Asia Pacific Board. He has served clients in manufacturing, banking and financial services, technology, media, telecommunications, energy and resources and consumer business sectors throughout his professional career

P R Ramesh has been associated with various Regulatory bodies such as SEBI Committee on Disclosures and Accounting Standards; Committee for Reforming the Regulatory Environment for doing Business in India, set up by Government of India; Technical Committee to review the form and presentation of the Balance Sheet of the Reserve Bank of India; Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Standing Committee on Accounting Issues and Invitee to the Committee set up by the Reserve Bank of India (‘RBI’) to assist in convergence to IFRS by banks and National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards. He has also been member of Accounting Standards Board of ICAI, Vision and Restructuring Committee and Auditing Practices Committee of ICAI and the Secretarial Standards Boards of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Ramesh graduated in Commerce from Osmania University, Hyderabad and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi

Non-Executive Independent Director

Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi heads the Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology, located at the IIT-Madras Research Park, which is focused on emerging wireless standards and technologies. He is a holder of several patents related to 4G and 5G technologies and was the national coordinator for the project to build an end-to-end 5G Test Bed. He has served as the Chairperson of TSDSI. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and INAE and Hon. Fellow of RWTH Aachen, Germany. He served as Director, IIT Madras during 2011-21.

Bhaskar Ramamurthi graduated with a B.Tech in Electronics from IIT Madras (1980). He secured his M.S. (1982) and Ph.D. (1985) in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara. After working at AT&T Bell Laboratories for a couple of years, he joined the faculty of his alma mater in 1986. His areas of specialization are Communications and Signal Processing. His body of research is in Wireless Networks, Modulation, Wireless Data, and Audio and Video Compression.

Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan

Non-Executive & Non-Independent Director

Lakshmi has over 35 years of experience in a broad range of leadership roles across regions and industries. Through the course of his career, he has managed and developed scalable businesses, with deep understanding of the global technology market and enterprises’ growing digital needs.   Prior to joining Tata Communications, Lakshmi was President and CEO of Tata Consultancy Services Japan, Ltd. where he was in charge of accelerating the company’s market opportunity and developing the brand in the region. 

Other leadership positions within TCS also include: Global Head of four P&L units (Telecom, Media & Information Services, HiTech and Utilities) that grew to contribute a combined revenue of over $2.4b under his leadership. He had also held the position of Head of UK & Europe where he brought significant growth of the business, resulting in it being recognised as a major IT player locally in the market.   Lakshmi has worked in USA, Hong Kong, Australia, UK, Japan and India. He holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani and is an alumnus of London Business School. He is also a long-standing member of IEEE.

Sanjay Nayak

CEO & Managing Director

Sanjay Nayak is the Co-founder, CEO and Managing Director of Tejas Networks. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of telecommunications and networking. Prior to Tejas Networks, he was the Managing Director of Synopsys (India). 

He is currently the Chairman of FICCI’s Sectoral Committee for Science, Technology and Innovation, was the former Co-Chairman of India’s Telecom Export Promotion Council (TEPC) and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is a recipient of the ‘CEO of the Year’ award from ET Telecom in 2022. He is also Mentor for the ICT & Electronics Committee, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Sanjay Nayak has a Master of Science degree from North Carolina State University, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.

Arnob Roy

Executive Director & COO

Arnob Roy is the Co-founder, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tejas Networks. He has over 30 years of experience in research & development, operations and sales in the high-tech industry. Prior to Tejas, he has held senior management positions at Synopsys Inc. and Cadence Design Systems. 

Arnob Roy holds a Master's Degree in Science in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.