Sowmya Narayan -Vice President and BPM Practice Head, VirtusaPolaris Corporation.
As Vice President at VirtusaPolaris Corporation, Sowmya Narayan is responsible for the Business Process Management Practice. Covering significant Pega and IBM work, this is one of the key growth Business Units in VirtusaPolaris.
Sowmya Narayan is a 25 year IT industry veteran. Prior to VirtusaPolaris he was a Practice Director at Microsoft Services, responsible for the management and delivery of customer accounts and projects. A 12 year Microsoft veteran, he has spent his time across various Business Units playing key senior leadership roles. Sowmya’s diverse experience in managing large delivery teams, his focused pre-sales / sales excellence capabilities, relationship management and operation excellence are some of his core strengths. His acumen in financial services and global sourcing, have helped Microsoft grow its portfolio in the BFSI and healthcare domains.
Before joining Microsoft, Sowmya was working for major Indian SIs – Wipro and TCS managing key global accounts responsible for large multi-million dollar customers. He also was a tech entrepreneur for 3 years successfully running a boutique mobility software company which he successfully sold out before joining Microsoft.
Sowmya has done an Executive MBA from IIM Calcutta. He is also holds a Master’s degree in Communication Engineering from BIT, Ranchi and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication engineering from Osmania University. His interest include watching Sci-Fi movies, he is an ardent health enthusiast and a keen student of behavioral sciences.