Sreeram Ananthasayanam

Partner, PwC

Areas of expertise:

  • Government transformation
  • Smart City (Consulting & Systems Integration for Green-field & Brown-field)
  • Blockchain aided Government Transformation
  • Global Delivery / offshoring for Governments

Qualifications

  • MBA in Operations Management – SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering – National Institute of Technology, Calicut – India
  • IBM Certified Government Industry Consultant
  • Project Management Professional

Roles and responsibilities

  • Sreeram is a Partner in PwC India’s Government & Public Services. He has experience in working on and in delivering to Government / SmartCity Projects in India, UK, US, Canada, UAE, South Africa and Australia
  • Sreeram’s experience in Government spans the following: Government Shared Services, Technology aided Government Transformation, Smart City (centrally for Strategy & ICT BluePrint and across the domains of Utilities, Public Safety, Transportation), & Education.
  • His skills span Blockchain, Digital Transformation, IT strategy and Complex Systems Integration. At the Government & Public Services Team in India, he will be focusing on PwC’s Government & Smart City Clients adopt new Technology.
  • Prior to his joining PwC India, he was leading Smart City and Government Blockchain for IBM Middle East & Africa, based out of Dubai.

Key experiences

  • Delivered Dubai Blockchain Strategy & Roadmap for Smart Dubai Office.
  • Delivered next Generation Shared Services definition for Dubai Smart Government.
  • Served as the advisor to City of Johannesburg’s Intelligent Operations Center blueprint and implementation.
  • Played the role of pursuit & pre-sales lead for large and complex Government & Smart City transformation programs
  • Delivered Smart City consulting projects at Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, Wave City, Lodha City, and a few economic cities in China
  • Developed a Smart City Business Architecture along with IBM’s Almaden Research Center
    Developed a social listening and sentiment analysis offering to help improve public policy and government decision making.
  • Set up the Government offshore practice at IBM in India and grew it to be one of the largest offshore Government Delivery Centers anywhere in the world.
  • Played the role of offshore pursuit lead (2 years+) for one of the largest European Government Transformation programs which was won and delivered offshore from India.
  • Was the PMO lead for one of the largest multi-vendor offshore product development programs of a marquee COTS product.