Senthilkumar Ravindran is the Executive Vice President and Global Head of xLabs at Virtusa Corp. He brings close to 20 years of unparalleled experience in Architecture Design, Business Consulting, Delivery Management and Solutions Sales. After working with Top Tier BFSI clients, Senthil has acquired a deep understanding of fintech disruptors and accelerators from both technological and business model standpoints.
A veteran in the fintech space, Senthil has started his career in the consultant role at TATA Consultancy Services before moving on to Polaris Consulting. Throughout his career, Senthil was elbows-deep in several strategic initiatives. He was instrumental in building the Sales Capacity Planning project using Non-Linear Optimisation techniques. He led the research and development of critical solutions for Credit and Market Risk and Regulation in Investment Banking and he took active part in the Strategic Transformation Programme, bridging a key gap in Cash Management modernization for a leading UK bank.
As xLabs’ Global leader, Senthil is setting new standards for banking system transformation via cutting edge Digital Technologies such as Blockchain, Cloud, Analytics, Mobile and Social. His focus is on re-imagining Banking and assisting clients in solving pressing business and technological problems. His motivation comes from the unshakable belief that positive and substantial business disruption happens when new technologies blend flawlessly with the right Digital Transformation approach.
Published author of several white papers on Business Intelligence, Agile/Lean Methodologies and Cost Optimization techniques, Senthil has an avid interest in cryptocurrencies and disruptive technologies. You can find his handiwork on LinkedIn and Medium.
Senthilkumar holds an Engineer’s Degree, Electrical & Electronics from the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy in India.