Director, Chief Information Officer Advisory, Operating Model Design and Sourcing Advisory
ISG (Information Services Group) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth.
As Director and a Subject Matter Expert in developing IT Operating Strategies, I focus on helping today’s CIOs shape their IT agendas particularly in the Banking and Financial Services sector. In September 2017, I gained full "Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply" (MCIPS) through the Management Entry Route. As a trusted advisor, Suresh has played a leadership role in many large-scale IT transformation programmes through strategic sourcing - resulting in IT Operating Strategies underpinned by adoption of Cloud, Agile, DevOps, Automation and global delivery. He combines his 25+ years’ diversified experience with real industry insight to bring thought leadership to all his client engagements. Extensive experience in the entire sourcing life cycle – from Sourcing Strategy through to implementing Governance, and Retained Organisation Design. I also have advised and led (hands-on) clients through complex sourcing negotiations of different IT services with global service providers. Strong analytical and problem solving abilities, and a good thinker. Specialities: • CIO Advisory - Workforce Optimization, Cost-out, Cost Reduction etc. • Sourcing & Vendor Management - from Sourcing Strategy, managing the bid process, down-selection, contract & commercial negotiations and transition • Programme Management (PMP®, PRINCE2 & MSP Practitioner) - Structure large transformation programmes with significant sourcing element • Business Development - With a proven capability in building strong client relationships, I believe in Consultative Selling through excellence in delivery • IT Service Management - Health-checks, best practices in IT Service Management and Global Delivery models