CIO Profiling

Pradeep Govindasamy CTO & President, Cigniti Technologies Inc.

Industry Experience: 2 Years with Cigniti

Academic excellence: B. Tech in Chemical Engineering

Highlights regarding your work/ implementations in 2016: Led several initiatives such as evangelizing the leadership conference (LIQE) for clients, drove the innovation strategy transformation to a new technology platform in the DevOps world, architected the Quality Engineering, DevOps, Cloud and Digital Capabilities for Cigniti, setup digital labs COE at Irving, Texas, and built nearshore cloud enabled labs for several clients.

Your plans for 2017 from technology and projects’ point of view: Drive the Top 10 industry trends and build transformation solutions for clients. Generate more business outcomes for Fortune 2000 companies in the areas of implementing technology solutions such as DevOps, Digital, Security, Big Data, Analytics, IOT, and legacy transformation.  Expand our technology platform and build more cloud-enabled SaaS solutions that will bring more efficiency, cost savings and innovative operating model. In all these aspects, Quality is the key, and that is going to be transformed into Digital Assurance in protecting our customer brand, as we call ourselves the “Brand Protector”.

Your success mantra: Work Hard and Being humble. I envision where I see myself in 2 years down the road and start preparing myself from today.

Your favorite piece of personal technology: Connected Cars. I have been using it to the fullest extent and I’m enjoying the new world of digital, which is impacting our day-to-day lives in the most productive way.

Hobbies you like to pursue in your free time: Watching TV shows with my daughter.

Information about your family: My wife is a home-maker and I have two daughters, a ten-year-old and a five-year-old.

One good book you read recently: The Phoenix Project – A novel about DevOps and IT

Favorite holiday destination and why: Costa Rica, due to its nature-friendliness and wonderful beaches.

Social network you are most active on: Facebook

Cuisine that you prefer all the time: Pappadeaux and seafood

Favorite sport: Cricket

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