Raghu leads the Technology and Innovation function at Tata STRIVE and is responsible for planning and implementing technology solutions to support the capabilities and processes at Tata STRIVE. This entails introducing various innovations for the programme to facilitate development of youth for success in the future; enabling developments of tomorrow’s skills while maintaining quality. He has 25 years of international experience – across all continents – multiple domains and technologies and is an expert in architecture consulting, project management & leadership, process modeling, process improvements. Raghu has executed various projects via managing strategic IT planning, integrating technology-based activities into the corporate strategy through effective relationships with key people (CXO team) throughout the company, overseeing IT performance as well as the development and maintenance of the IT strategic plan; approval of vendors and monitoring their financial condition; approval and monitoring of major projects, IT budgets, organizational priorities, standards, procedures, and overall IT performance; including, the quintessential review of the adequacy and allocation of IT resources in terms of funding, personnel, equipment, and service levels. Raghu holds a Masters in Industrial Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He is also Togaf-certified Enterprise Architect. In his free time, he loves to learn and apply new technologies and also has a penchant for solving puzzles and spotting patterns.