Speaker Bio & Abstract

Sunil Kumar Makkena Senior Vice President

BiographyAn accomplished technology leader, Sunil is a firm believer in creating value for clients through innovative business models. He has over three decades of global experience in leading IT, Geo-spatial and engineering outsourcing engagements, sales & marketing, and fostering successful partnerships. He has proven experience in managing P&L of large ODCs, multi-million budgets (~200 million) across utilities and geospatial, communications, and oil & gas industries. Sunil is competent in building synergies from M&A’s by integrating businesses and optimizing their operations.

Leading global delivery excellence for Cyient. Drives digital transformation strategy across Cyient by aligning people, process and leveraging emerging technologies. As an acting CIO, he is responsible for driving all aspects of strategic global IT infrastructure and applications planning, implementation, support and Information security.

Co-Chairman, ASSOCHAM national council on Geospatial Technology for 2018 Leading the core group on Digital Transformation & IT for 2018-19 at CII- Telangana.

Sunil was part of the seed team of Cyient, then Infotech Enterprises, and played a key role in Cyient’s growth story (from a start-up in 1991 to ~$ 600 million global conglomerate today).

Sunil holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Andhra University, and is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management ( IIM), Kozhikode, India.