N Jayantha Prabhu
Chief Technology Officer – Essar Group
Jayantha Prabhu is the Group Chief Technology Officer at Essar Group. Associated with the Essar Group a 39bn$ conglomerate, since January 1999, and has been responsible for establishing the company’s technical vision and leading all aspects of the company’s technology development across all areas of Information Technology.
He has rightly been the company top technology executive, playing an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth. He finds himself part of the executive team that defines organizational goals for Essar group. He independently collaborates with six vertical-specific CIOs and CEOs at Essar.
He is responsible for managing team of 45 member’s staff for around 20,000 user base for 98 location and 5 datacenters across the globe. At the current assignment, in charge of IT Infrastructure & Technology Project Delivery / Strategy, Business Transformations, Vendor Alliance, New Innovation, IT Procurement, New technology evaluation / Architecture, and IT Centre of Excellence.
He finds himself privileged to be honored with several awards and accolades spanning at national & international forum.