Shankar Viswanathan

CIO, Sundaram Clayton Limited

Shankar Viswanathan

Speaker Bio

Shankar Viswanathan is a seasoned leader in the Information Technology and Manufacturing domains with over 40 years of experience. His accomplishments span across Business Technology Management, Business Strategy and Planning, Global Delivery and Operations, Software Applications Engineering and Management, and Digital Technology Transformation. 

Currently, he is the Chief Information Officer at Sundaram Clayton Ltd, a TVS Group company and is leading the digital transformation of the business. 

Before joining Sundaram Clayton, Shankar has worked with multi-national IT and manufacturing majors like DXC Technology, Covansys Inc, Syntel Corp, TVS Motors and Tata Motors. 

He has played the leadership roles in building Technology & Service Delivery Partnerships, Connected Manufacturing Programs, and Digital Transformation Programs for global businesses across Insurance, Aviation, Manufacturing and Retail Industry. This includes Zurich Insurance, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corporation, Emirates Airlines Group, Citibank, PayPal/ eBay, Qatar Airways amongst and the likes.

Shankar is also an active member of the Governing councils and Curriculum advisory bodies of leading Technical Institutions.