Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh

Keynote Speaker – Monday, December 11

Dr. Bhaskar Ghosh is Accenture’s chief strategy officer, responsible for the company’s strategy and investments, including ventures and acquisitions.  He also oversees the development of all assets and offerings across Accenture’s Services.  He is a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee. Previously, Bhaskar was group CEO of Accenture Technology Services with overall responsibility for the Technology business, directing strategy, growth and investments in all areas including platforms, products, and global technology delivery centers. In this role, he focused on enabling enterprises to drive Digital Transformation through innovative technology services across the Globe.

Under Bhaskar’s leadership, Accenture Technology Services made outstanding progress to rapidly rotate to the New and enable clients to lead in the New. Over 200,000 Accenture Technology people have been trained around the world in New IT, including automation, Agile development and intelligent platforms, and Accenture strengthened its offerings around data, cloud, security and Liquid Application Management. In the same period, Accenture set up 25+ Innovation Hubs and Liquid Studios around the world. He has personally provided leadership to cutting-edge technology solutions, including the technology automation platform Accenture myWizard®, Accenture’s cloud assessment and migration platform – MyNav, and the value-led ERP implementation platform – Accenture myConcerto. As an innovator, Bhaskar has been awarded eight patents in the area of software engineering and platform development. He is also co-author of Automation Advantage – a practitioner handbook for enterprise automation.

Bhaskar served as an Independent Director on the board of Directors HDFC Life.

Before joining Accenture in 2003, Bhaskar was vice president and global head of IT infrastructure management services at Infosys. Earlier in his career, he held several senior positions with Philips in India, in their consumer electronics business.

Bhaskar has a bachelor of science degree and a master’s degree in business administration from Calcutta University and a Ph.D. in business management from Utkal University in India. Bhaskar is currently based in Bangalore, India.