General Manager and Group Head
Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Software & Solutions Group
Seeta Hariharan is General Manager and Group Head of Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Software & Solutions Group, where she is responsible for all aspects of this new strategic growth unit that develops and markets customer analytics software for the retail, banking and telecommunications sectors. Seeta's innovation keynote will address how she sees technology in business being an enabler of sustainability and social value. Hariharan holds engineering and management degrees, the latter from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. She is a co-inventor of 23 global patents.
The Tata group of companies is emerging as one of the world’s most trusted and respected corporate names. Combining ethical values with proven business performance and leadership, Tata has a heritage of deep social commitment that has earned the trust and respect of its stakeholders. In the United States, the Tata group has had a presence for over 60 years. As the largest India-headquartered multinational in North America, Tata has 11 companies and more than 24,000 employees in the United States and Canada, with well-known brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Tetley Tea and Eight’ O Clock coffee. At Tata, innovation is a critical vector for improving quality, performance and competitiveness. The Tata group has adopted a three-pronged strategy to encourage and enhance innovation across its companies. The three key drivers are better communication and recognition of innovative ideas and efforts; facilities and initiatives that enable learning from other companies; and support for collaborative research and partnerships with academia. For more information please visit northamerica.tata.com and www.tata.com.